June 25, 2012

Flashback: June 14


Leo Richard goes 4-for-4 as Town Tavern posts a 16-11 win and ends the Rouses Point Softball Club’s winning streak at 23 games.


50 YEARS AGO (1962)

Beverly Guyette, 14, of Plattsburgh, wins the Grand Championship in the Girls Junior Division of the Pin Buster Bowling Show in Montreal.

Saranac Lake’s Angus Voudren captures the Open Division in go-kart racing in Plattsburgh. Dick Miller is second and Ira Snow, third. Peru’s Mike McCarrell (Bushing) and Bob Thompson (Stock) win the other divisions.

Carl Stohnpresident of the Plattsburgh Golf Club since 1948, resigns to concentrate on teaching.

Peru’s Don Fairley (100, 220) and Mineville’s Gene Thompson (shot put, discus) were double winners for Section VII in its 263-169 loss to Section X in intersectional track competition. Mineville’s Ralph Paden (mile), Bob Graves of Plattsburgh (880) and Peru’s Al Russell (hurdles) were the other Section VII winners.


60 YEARS AGO (1952) Gib Darrah goes 4-for-4 while Phil O’Connell belts a 3-run homer to back the 4-hit pitching of Bob Ryan as Cadyville cuffs Peasleeville 23-3 in Adirondack League play.

Gary O’Leary is 3-for-4 at the plate in leading Morrisonville to a 10-8 win over Saranac Lake in the Champlain Valley League.


70 YEARS AGO (1942)

Dick Elliott scatters 5 hits as the Plattsburgh Lafayettes open their season with a 7-2 victory over Dan Newell’s team. Gertsch took the loss, allowing 10 hits.

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