June 15, 2014

Sports Shorts: June 15, 2014

United Way Olympian Celebrity Golf Classic June 19

LAKE PLACID — The 14th-annual United Way Olympian Celebrity Golf Classic will be held at the Lake Placid Club Mountain Course, 2384 Saranac Avenue, on June 19.

Randomly-paired Olympic athletes or other celebrities will be added to a registered three-person team. The entry fee of $500 per team includes greens fees, cart, free raffle gifts and a barbecue dinner. All proceeds benefit the United Way of the Adirondack Region, which serves Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties.

Registering a team and sponsorship forms are available at the United Way, 45 Tom Miller Road, Plattsburgh, at under the special events tag, or by calling 563-0028.

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Forcier memorial golf tournament in Westport July 12

WESTPORT — The second-annual Doris C. Forcier Memorial Golf Tournament will take place at the Westport Country Club on July 12. Proceeds benefit High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care. Pre-registration is required. The tournament cost is $75 per person or $300 for a team of four. Registration and lunch is at noon, with a shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. Player registration deadline is June 30.

The event includes 18 holes of golf with cart, cash and gift prizes, light lunch, raffles, four-person scramble, mulligans and a hole-in-one prize of $10,000. Teams of four are encouraged to participate, but all players are welcome. Less than four players registering together may be teamed up with others to share a cart.

The event is being sponsored by Chazy/Westport Telephone, International Paper, Camp Dudley and the Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union.

Registration forms can be found at under the events page. For further details or information, contact Ingrid Roemischer, at 942-6513 or

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Wilmington Bike Fest June 20-22

WILMINGTON — Hundreds of cyclists will hit the roads, back country roads and trails during the Wilmington Whiteface 100k (WW100) mountain bike race on Sunday, June 24. Cyclists from throughout the northeastern United States and Canada hope that this event will qualify them for one of 70 to 100 spots in the prestigious Leadville 100 (LT100).

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