May 13, 2014

Sports Shorts: May 13, 2014

Town of Saranac seeks lifeguards

SARANAC — The Town of Saranac is accepting applications for lifeguards at the Saranac Pool.

Two part-time lifeguards are needed and the first applications that are received will get the job. Those interested can pick up an application at the Saranac Town Hall.

BCS baseball raffle results

BEEKMANTOWN — The 2014 Beekmantown baseball raffle drawing was completed at the varsity baseball team’s home game versus Saranac May 9.

Duane Floyd won the first prize, pocketing two lower-level tickets to the Red Sox-Yankees game at Yankee Stadium.

Steve Criss, a volunteer assistant with the JV program, donated his $150 winnings back to the program.

Keith Lapier received the third prize, collecting $100.

The top-two sellers of tickets were Dave Manney and Jason Hebert.

PSU winter athletes receive awards

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh State department of athletics was well-represented at the Vision Awards ceremony held by the Division of Student Affairs in the Angell College Center ballrooms Friday.

The Cardinals’ women’s basketball and women’s hockey teams received Vision Awards for excellence after their great seasons, while Mike Mitchell of the men’s basketball team took home a Vision Award for community. The criteria of the award is that the nominee assists the Division of Student Affairs in reaching its mission by exemplifying one or more of its core values. Certificates were given to all honorees.

Mitchell, who is finishing up his junior year, received a Vision Award for community after spearheading a drive to collect donations of personal hygiene items during one of the Plattsburgh’s men’s basketball games in December 2013.

Thanks to the efforts of Mitchell, all of the monetary donations and personal hygiene items were given to the Plattsburgh bureau of the Joint Council for Economic Opportunity and distributed back into the Plattsburgh community where they could help those who would otherwise not be able to obtain the items themselves.

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