June 25, 2012

Flashback: June 14


Sport About of Essex Junction, Vt. Defeats the CVBL All-Stars 6-4 despite 2 hits from Doug Quigley and a triple by Gary Magee.

Saranac graduate Bonnie Wood Maggy is named coach of the women’s wheelchair tennis team for the USOC Sports Festival.

The Los Angeles Kings select Chris Panekwith the 11th pick in the NHL’s supplemental draft; however, the All-American defenseman announces he will return to Plattsburgh State for his junior season.

Ed Bruni ends Brad Streeter’s4-year reign over the Whiteface Mountain Uphill Foot Race.

Chris Herdic scores 2 goals and Joe Aguirre and Chris Waterbury one each to lift the Fourth Ward to a 4-3 triumph over the Lake Placid Express in a battle of Adirondack Amateur Soccer Association unbeatens.


30 YEARS AGO (1982)

Pete Harrigan is named MVP while Jeff Roussell chips in with 3 hits and winning pitcher Tom Latinville adds a pair as Latinville’s nips Barcomb’s TV 7-6 in the final of the 8-Post Slo-Pitch Softball Tournament. It is the fifth straight tournament title for Latinville’s.

Former St. John’s Academy standout Bob Ducatte is named football coach at Rensselaer Poly (RPI).

The Thumbs Up of Moriah — Shirley Marinello, Marge Brewer, Ida Poirier, Wilma Venet and Fay Tedford — win the 19th Annual Women’s Bowling Tournament at North Bowl Lanes.

Bud Fagan beats Mark Wilkins in a match of cards after the 2 Lake Placid golfers finish the Craig Wood Open House Tournament with scores of 176. Patty McLean of Plattsburgh shoots an 86 to win the women’s division.


40 YEARS AGO (1972)

Westport’s Ralph Decker is off a fast start at Saratoga Raceway with 14 winners.

Paul O’Connell crushes a 2-run homer while Chuck Dragoon and Craig Billups add solo shots in Post 20’s 8-5 victory over Ellenburg in the Legion team’s CVBL debut.

Corina Whitener, Linda Gagnon, Bill Filion and Jane Hagar each earn 3 blue ribbons in the Keeseville Riding & Driving Club show.

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