July 28, 2013

Flashback: July 29, 2013

10 YEARS AGO (2003)

Former Cardinals’ team captain and 1982 graduate Tom Curle is named men’s basketball coach at Plattsburgh State.

Chazy’s Leon Gonyo wins the 18th-Annual Midseason Championship for Modifieds at the Autodrome in Granby, Que.

Donny LaPorte and Kelly Gordon combine for 7 hits as Brockway Mechanical wraps up the Adirondack Senior Babe Ruth baseball title with a 16-3 victory over the Altona Junior Hornets.

Donny Coolidge collects 3 hits and throws a runner out at the plate to lead the Clinton County Mariners to the District IV American Legion Baseball crown with a 5-4 victory over Amsterdam.

Travis James and Morgan Remillard are undefeated in 5 matches as the Peru wrestling team, seeded 14th, comes in third in the Thousand Island Duals.

20 YEARS AGO (1993)

Wrestler Seth Charles of Morrisonville and Plattsburgh cyclist Kevin Duniho capture gold medals in the Empire State Games.

Gerald Burdo goes out on top, retiring after many years of coaching, as his Meyer Video teams wins the Plattsburgh Little League championship.

Jim Ryan’s grand slam keys Midas Mudhens’ 7-6 triumph and a doubleheader sweep of Peru in Champlain Valley Baseball League play.

Jim Wood, Lonnie Cleland, Gary Leavine, Scott McCormick, Rocky Deaton, Chris King and Bill LeBeau spark Mickey’s to a stunning comeback win over Ahern’s Sheet Metal in the Adirondack Slo-Pitch Softball League playoffs. Mickey’s, trailing 10-3, rallies in the bottom of the ninth to win and take the A Division series.

25 YEARS AGO (1988)

Jacsue Connell, driven by Jack Connell of Keeseville, sets a Clinton County Fair track record for pacers, getting the mile in 2:05.0.

Bill Digman and Mark Stone each rap out 3 hits to lead Clinton Coal to victory over Tim’s Place and to a third straight Peru Slo-Pitch Softball League championship. Shannon Brown and Eugene Ashline each deliver 3 hits for Tim’s.

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