July 18, 2013

Sports Shorts: July 18, 2013


---- — Free Learn to Luge Program in Lake Placid 

LAKE PLACID — Youngsters are invited to learn to luge every Tuesday and Thursday in July and August. Learn to Luge sessions run from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and are offered free of charge, courtesy of USA Luge.

Boys and girls age eight to 12 will receive instruction from USA Luge coaches and athletes using real luge sleds equipped with wheels. Space is typically limited, so it’s important to sign up early. Walk-ups are allowed if space is available. Sign-up will be on a weekly basis, and kids may attend as many or as few sessions as they wish.

Sliding will take place on the entrance road to the Lake Placid landfill (Recycle Circle). Participants should arrive 15 to 20 minutes in advance of each session. While sliding, each participant should wear sweat pants/long pants, long sleeve t-shirt and low top sneakers. Sleds and helmets will be provided.

Participants will receive instruction on position, steering, braking and general luge technique. Sliders will also be offered the opportunity to participate in occasional competitions. Each participant will also receive a USA Luge t-shirt. A waiver must be signed by a parent or guardian prior to their child’s first session.

To register, call Fred Zimny at 523-2071 Ext. 105.


AC North offering skating Sunday

PLATTSBURGH — The Ameri-Can North Sports Center will hold Public Skating from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, followed by Stick ‘n Puck from 3:30 to 5 p.m.


SUP races held every Thursday

BURLINGTON, Vt. — The BIC SUP One Design Challenge is an international series of

stand up paddleboard races open to all skill levels and abilities. It is fun, friendly competition, and equipment will be provided.

There is also a chance that there will be side races if people want to bring their own stand up paddleboards.

Races will be held every at 6 p.m. every Thursday until Labor Day at North Beach.

There is a $5 race fee, plus North Beach Parking fee. No pre-registration is required.

For more information, visit


Northern Insuring/Chamber of Commerce Tourney Friday

PERU — The Northern Insuring/North Country Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic will be held Friday at Adirondack Golf and Country Club. Registration begins at 9 a.m., the tournament begins at 10 a.m., and a post-tourney feast immediately follows. More than $1,800 in prize money will be awarded, along with numerous prizes at each hole.For more information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 563-1000.

Tee assignment

1: Northern I-Gary Titherington, Anthony Defraia, Rod Giltz, Randy Giltz

1A: Champlain National Bank- Jon Poissant, Tim Kononan, Sean Hall, Neil Fesette

2: Schluter Shooters- CJ Madonna, Ed Martin, Bernie Martin, Marsha Madonna

2A: X-Plo / E-Z Sto- Calvin Hamel, Larry Wilson, Carol Jerry, Carrie LaDuke

3: Stafford, Piller, Murnane, Plimpton, Kelleher & Trombley, PLLC- Mark Hobson, Alan Gibson, Pat Creel, Jaci Kelleher

4: e”Y”e’s gu”Y”s- Larry Jeffords, Bob Donlan, Kevin Killeen,  Chuck Paepke

4A: AFR- Jim Holmes, Pat Russell, Gary Bouvia, Bob Frenyea

5: The “Caw” Birds- Steve Fuller, Denise Fuller, Kim Murray, Mike Murray

5A: Carriage House- Brandon Jaquish, Eric McCauliffe, Pat McCauliffe, Mike McCauliffe

6: Team Casella- Daniel Johnson, Larry Carpenter, Kana Lester, Melissa Laclair

6A: Better at Bowling- Bob Munson, Ryan Bennett, Warren Bennett, Kathy Bennett

7: C&S Engineering- Guest , Bob Butler, Chris Beaudin, Jack Baroody

8: PrimeLink- David Carpenter, Steve Carpenter, Randy LaBombard, Carol Carpenter

9: Community Bank- Jim Langley, Jeff Prescott, Justin Hooper, Tracy Clark

10: Northern II- Ed Davis, Staub Spiegel, Rosemary Souza-Botten, Tammy Bell-Martin

10A: Empire BlueCross- Jack Murray, Matt Eckler, Joe Center, Matt Burkhard

11: GFNB- Ted Luck, Ed Kehn, Tom Murphy,  John VanNatten

11A: Elizabethtown Community Hospital- Kevin Manchester, Matt Nolan, Larry Bashaw, Matt Cooke

12: CVPH- Bill King, Chris Booth, Michael Lagree, Kevin Manchester

13: Team MRP- Jake Wilson, Matt Desch, Gareth Hunt, Nichole Martin

13A: Adirondack Bank- Glen Coupal, Michael Bousquet, Travis Zedick, David Abernethy

14: Ground Round Hounds- Bob Smith, Steve Barcomb, Brian Stahl, Jessica Miller

15: Monaghan  Medical- John Lamare, Tim Howley, Brent Derusha, Kathie Cameron-Murray

16: CDC Real Estate- Stacey Soucey, Jerry Rosenbaum, Ralph Boire, 16: Matt Boire

17: NFI Distribution- Dennie LaPorte, Joy LaPorte, David Reynolds, Cheryl Reynolds

18: Westelcom- Jim Forcier, Paul Barton, Krista Boule, Wendy Reil


Crab Island Memorial set for Saturday

PLATTSBURGH — The eighth Annual Crab Island Memorial Golf Tournament, sponsored by the American Legion Post 1619 and Michelob Ultra, will be held Saturday at the Barracks Golf Course. Registration will be at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. All volunteers are asked to be at the course by 8 a.m.

Tee assignments 

1- Mike Rock, John Rock, Al Daniels, John Burke John Kitchen, Stan Loya Sr, Stan Loya Jr, Roger Dorr

2- Billy Joe Leopard, Dave Brelia, Jim Betrus, Rob Bruno, Cliff Rugar, William Branham, Robin Branham, Howard Abare

3- Ned Hoey, Kevin Hoey, Andy Cavallero, Tim Snow, Billy Siskavich, Kevin Fournia, Craig Favro, Lanny Favro

4- Wayne Marshall, Dave Pellerin, Joe Lamora, Brandon Lamora Larry Lord, John Hicks, Tony Mousseau, Guest

5- Fuzz Bruno, Paul Bruno, Kevin Bruno, Kregg Bruno, Sean Pugh, Mike Bessette, Steve Brault, Marty Collins

6- Hook Rock, Brad Fournia, Steve Fournia, Mike Tedford, Terry Guynup, Sctt Bouyea, Danny Hackle, Little Matt Bruno

7- Heidi Lessor, Dave Lessor, Larrie Seymour, Ron Lafountain, Chris Lefevre, Derry Staley, Mike Staley, Brian Gumlaw

8- Sherry Facteau, Josh Facteau, Josh Currier, Wes Facteau, Randy Rock, Tim Barber, Harlon Rock, Kyle Rock

9- Fuzzy Spellman, Mike Gadway, Hector Duquette, Tim O’Connell, Pat Redman, Bill Dupree, Sid Cole, Michael Laramee

10- Tom Carlsen, Ricky “Peggy” Duquette, Dan Lefevre, Bob Kneussle, Butch Proctor, Tony Kowalowski, Bob Carpenter, Guest

11- Rodney Baker, Nick Bola, Mark Waldron, Tim Waldron, Fonze Rushford, Marissa Rushford, Jeff Carron, John Desrocher

12- Stan Supinski, Dave Mayette, Stephen Supinski, Noel Solie, Pete Cummings, Mike Howerton, Duane Kilburn, Guest

13- Keith Reyell, Joe Rabideau, Matt Liberty, Corey Liberty, Mark Golden, Mike Golden, Kasey Kennedy, Carl Benware

14- Marilyn Begor, Sandy Thorton, Barb douglas, Nancy Lefevre, Ralph Wurtz, Elaine Smith, C J Smith, Irv Winternitz

15- Vernon Malark, Duane Malark, Craig Fabian, Robbie Vogg, Jim Dowdle, Jim Golden, Dennis Bardelick, Matt Davis

16- Mike Dodds, Bob Wieworka, Cheryl Dodds, Janet Wieworka, Steve Lefevre, Ed Dubray, Bob Pfholer, Vern Marlow

17- Steve Burdo, Dan Easton, Tim Daniels, Butch Morgan, Kevin Rotz, Joe Defayette, Joe Michelson, T Woods

18- Jim Currier, Rick Gushlaw, Herman Gherke, Mike Fillion, Rodney Provost, Tom Douglas, Guest, Guest