June 23, 2013

Sports Shorts: June 23, 2013


Race Day includes a full marathon, half marathon and a two- and four-person relay. The marathon course is a Boston Qualifier and a USATF Certified Course.

There are races for everyone, including a 5K and 10K Sept. 21 in Chestertown, and a 1K Kids Fun Run in Schroon Lake. For more information, go to


Summer High School Volleyball League starts Tuesday

BEEKMANTOWN — The Summer High School Volleyball League will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday nights (June 25, July 2, July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30, Aug. 3) at Beekmantown Central School. There is a $30 fee. Any player who has played at least one year of high school volleyball is welcome to attend (eighth graders should check with their coach).

Players can sign up with their coach or contact Vickie McMillan at 562-1526 or with their information. Payment is due the first session. A medical wavier will need to be signed by a parent.


Athletic Performance camp has openings

PLATTSBURGH — Champlain Valley Athletic Performance still has spots available for any active person wishing to help improve his/her performance. Camp begins Monday and will run four days per week for up to six weeks. Two of the area’s certified strength and conditioning coaches will teach proper body positioning, posture, core, agility, fast-foot work for speed and power lifting while focusing on technique and injury prevention. The camp is open to athletes ages 9 to adult. Camp runs Monday through Thursday from 8 to 10 a.m. at the City Rec Center/Oval. For more information, contact Jason Pachter at or Brett Willmott at


Beekmantown seeks gymnastics coaches

BEEKMANTOWN — Beekmantown Central School is seeking applications for the 2013 gymnastics coaching positions. The application can be found at under Athletics. Interested applicants must secure SED fingerprint clearance and complete certification in first aid and CPR/AED. Please submit applications to the superintendent’s office. For more information, contact Scott Amo at 324-2998.

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