20 YEARS AGO (1993)
Shawn LeClaire, Tim Fay, Chris Gonyo and John Racine score as NCCS wraps up the CVAC boys’ soccer title with a 4-0 win over NAC. Allen Racine records the shutout.
Chris Gondek scores his 31st goal of the season and Sean Fenner adds another as Chazy beats Wells 2-0 to win the MVAC boys’ soccer title. Sean Robinson posts the shutout.
Jen Payton and Lisa Scheller score goals, leading Lake Placid to a 2-1 triumph over Keene in the MVAC girls’ final. Amy Hickey scores for Keene.
Lake Placid luger Duncan Kennedy is attacked by Neo-Nazi skinheads in Berlin after coming to the aid of black teammate Robert Pipkins.
25 YEARS AGO (1988)
Ivan Iniesta scores 5 goals in AuSable Valley’s 7-1 soccer win over Beekmantown.
Reserve Bridget Bohannon’s goal in the shootout and the play of keeper Nancy Southwick lift NCCS to a stunning 2-1 upset of PHS in the girls’ soccer playoffs.
Kellie Grinnell scores twice and Nicki Salstead, once, while Nicki Moore stars in goal as as Ticonderoga shocks NAC in Class C action.
Val Mildon scores and Toni Patnode, Lynette Duval, Joy Kramer and keeper Traci Patnode star defensively as fifth-seed Crown Point upsets No. 1 seed Newcomb 1-0 in the Class D playoffs.
Eighth-grader Kelli O’Connell scores at 5:15 of the second overtime to lift MAI to a 1-0 victory over Beekmantown.
30 YEARS AGO (1983)
Former MAI standout Annie Boule, a freshman at Providence University, is a defensive specialist with the women’s volleyball team.
Sophomore Greg Stanley, the former PHS star, starts at wide receiver and kick returner for Canisius College.
Eddie Merrens, Tim Kelley and John Garrant score in the shootout to give PHS a 3-2 win over Peru and the Hornets their first Section VII title in boys’ soccer. The PHS girls also claim their first soccer crown, beating Peru 2-0 on shootout goals by Karen Hansen and Mary Buck and Jill Provost’s 22 saves.