10 YEARS AGO (2003)
Amanda Chase claims 2 golds in open women’s track (800, 1,500 meters) at the Empire State Games while Andy Chevalier wins gold in open men’s swimming (200-meter individual medley).
Abby Graves, Hannah Babcock, Valen Timmons and Micaela Crowningshield are members of the Adirondack Region scholastic women’s ice hockey team that finishes 5-0 in winning the gold medal.
Canadian Heather Fuhr wins the Ironman Lake Placid women’s division for the fourth time.
Unseeded Jeff Giammattei rallies to beat Rick Batchelder 6-7, 6-1, 6-3 to win the Men’s Open title in the North Country Tennis Association Singles Tournament. Top-seeded Ashley Abar defeats Cindy Baker 6-3, 6-2 in the women’s final.
Zach Welch’s 2-out, 2-run single in the 6th inning sends the Altona Hornets on to a 9-8 victory over the Plattsburgh Cardinals, giving the 18-2 Hornets home-field advantage throughout the CVBL playoffs. For the Cardinals, 17-3, the setback snaps a 16-game winning streak.
20 YEARS AGO (1993)
Al Smith, Shannon Manor, Brian Passino and Eric Barry spearhead the defensive effort as the Plattsburgh North Stars hand Watertown its first loss, 7-5, in Empire Football League play.
Randy “Hawk” Hume of Elizabethtown easily wins the 15th-Annual Ultra-Marathon in Westport, covering 111 miles in 24 hours.
Chazy outlasts Rainbow Tavern, 23-21, to capture its fourth consecutive Women’s City Softball League championship. Betsy Trombley leads the way with 4 hits, including a grand slam, and eight runs-batted-in. Donna Dixon chips in with 5 hits while Yvette Pageau contributes 4. Alma Manor, Jackie Hoff, Tracy Snow and Jackie LaFreniere each collect 3 hits for the Rainbow.
Linc Jaquish wins the Clinton County Demolition Derby while Donald Barber takes the trophy for best appearing car.
Stephen Broadwell is named athletic director at Beekmantown Central.
25 YEARS AGO (1988)
Reid Crosby drives in 8 runs with 7 hits, Neil Stevens knocks in 6 with 6 hits and Mark Sawyer plates 4 with 5 hits to lead the Beekmantown Babe Ruth All-Stars to the title in the Massena tournament.