25 YEARS AGO (1987)
John Blanchard hooks up with Steve McCormick on an 18-yard TD toss in the fourth quarter, giving Saranac Lake a 7-0 win over St. John’s.
Jenny Drollette scores the only goal in the special shootout to lift Saranac to a 4-3 win over Beekmantown in the Section VII Class C final. Jodi Cane, Carrie Jerry and Aundi Parks score for the Chiefs while Angela Towle scores twice for the Eagles and Faith Miller, once.
Kathy Brandell-Champagne comes in fifth among the women in the Columbus (Ohio) Marathon with a time of 2 hours, 47:18 minutes.
Steve White sets up Keith Mason for one goal and Mark Deresky adds another as Peru stuns previously unbeaten Gloversville 2-1 in the Class B regionals in soccer. Anson Bradford also comes up big in goal for the Indians with 23 saves.
John Scroggins, Tina Purcell, Brian Premore, Niki Purcell and John Shepard combine on a 1,217 score to finish in the top 10 in the nation in Youth Bowling Major Mixed team competition.
Craig King hits Jim Phillips with 2 scoring passes and runs in another to lead St. John’s to a 28-12 win over PHS.
30 YEARS AGO (1982)
Pete Ewald runs for 3 scores and Tom Daly comes up with 2 big interceptions as undefeated Peru clinches its second CVAC title in three seasons with a 27-8 win over previously unbeaten PHS.
John Jolicoeur passes 15 yards to Robert LePage for a touchdown and runs 2 yards for another score while Shannon Carter rushes for 187 yards in Beekmantown’s 14-0 win over St. John’s.
Mel Wisotzke and Ginny Carpenter score goals as Plattsburgh State defeats Colgate University 2-1 to capture third place in the New York State Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (NYSAIAW) soccer tournament.
Jolene Papke and Theresa Bobal each claim 3 firsts to lead Peru to its fourth consecutive Section VII swimming championship.