June 19, 2014

Sports Shorts: June 19, 2014

Crab Island tourney registrationdue today

PLATTSBURGH — The 10th Annual Crab Island Memorial Golf Tournament, sponsored by The American Legion Post 1619 and Michelob Ultra, will be held July 19 at the Barracks Golf Course. There will be a 9 a.m. shotgun start. All proceeds will go to a full scholarship to Clinton Community College.

Registration forms have been mailed to last year’s team captains. The deadline for registration (paid in full) is today.

After today, the tournament will be open to the public. A waiting list is welcomed.

To sign up for the waiting list or for more information, call Post 1619 at 561-8706 or I. Rock at 643-8587.

Placid Planet excels at Black Fly Challenge

INDIAN LAKE — Team Placid Planet had a good showing at the Black Fly Challenge in Indian Lake. This year’s race had 796 competitors

Roseann VanDorn took first in the women’s cyclocross field with a time of 2:01.58, upsetting three-time winner Ruth Sherman, who finished at 2:02.12.

A new men’s course record was set by Alex Donahue, who finished in 1:46.22.

Nick Seleni finished third in the male 30 to 39 sport category, while Kevin Litchfield finished 32nd in the male 30 to 39 sport category.

Amanda Zullo finished sixth in the women’s 39 and under sport category, and Jim Tyler finished 16th in the male 50 to 59 beginner category.

Mini-triathlons start June 23

LAKE PLACID — The 30th season of mini-triathlons will begin June 23.

The training and competition is every Monday until Aug. 11. The event consists of a 400-yard swim, a 12-mile bike ride and a three-mile run.

Registration begins at 5:30 p.m., and the event starts at 6:30 p.m.

The entry fee is $20 for a participant’s first race, and then $15 for a future race.

For more information, email or call 523-3764.

Saranac seeks coaches

SARANAC — Saranac Central School is actively seeking applications for various 2014-2015 coaching positions.

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