June 15, 2014

Flashback: June 15, 2014

10 YEARS AGO (2004)

Former AuSable Valley standout Jon Capen, a senior at Norwich University, takes first at 165 pounds in the AAU Ironman World Wrestling Championships in Pennsylvania. He finishes first in all 3 divisions — Greco, freestyle and folkstyle — while posting a 7-1 record.

The Murnane Associates team of  Larry Barry, John Strack, Tom Raville and actor Paul Hogan combine for an 11-under-par 61 to win the 4th Lake Placid Olympian Celebrity Golf Challenge at Craig Wood Golf Course.

Peru teen-ager Josh McDougal sets a New York State record for the boys’ 2-mile run, finishing second in 8:48.11 at the Adidas Outdoor Championships in North Carolina.

20 YEARS AGO (1994)

Bob Hudak steps down as North Country Community College Athletic Director after 18 years.

Malone’s Leslie Vryhof and Marie Brooks win the Div. II doubles with a 1,247 score in the New York State Women’s Bowling Association Tournament.

Warren Horner, former Plattsburgh High and College of Saint Rose baseball standout, signs with the Portsmouth (Ohio) Explorers of the independent Frontier League.

Brad Marshall, Joe Rockhill, Dave Barnes, Kyle Durant and  Wayne Marsh hit home runs in the first game to spark the Brushton Vets to a doubleheader sweep of Lyon Mountain in the Northern Valley Baseball League.

25 YEARS AGO (1989)

Jon Tellstone goes 5-for-5 and Randy Collins collects 3 hits as Lake Placid American Legion Post 326 defeats the Plattsburgh Cavaliers 16-5. Steve DeCarlo belts 2 homers for the Cavaliers.

Beekmantown, which offered high-school hockey in the late 1970s, announces it will return to the ice with former St. John’s coach Gary Ryan leading the Eagles’ comeback.

Steve Criss raps out 3 hits and Robin Vaughan gets 2 hits and 2 RBI to back winning pitcher Scott Baker as Redford knocks off the previously unbeaten Plattsburgh Cardinals 7-6.

30 YEARS AGO (1984)

Azin Jahanbakhsh scores 3 goals and Ed Merrens, Chris Herdic and Mike Litton 2 each to lead the Plattsburgh Football Club to an 11-2 win over Crown Point in Adirondack Amateur Soccer Association play.Marty Rice and Don Foote score for Crown Point.

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