December 8, 2012

Sports Shorts: December 8, 2012


---- — Plattsburgh

State women’s

basketball hosts alumnae today

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh State women’s basketball team will be hosting its 15th annual alumnae game today at Memorial Hall at 11 a.m. as part of its alumnae weekend festivities.

In addition to the alumnae game, all former Plattsburgh State women’s basketball players will receive free admission to the Plattsburgh State women’s basketball games this weekend. The Cardinals will play Buffalo State starting at 2 p.m.

Toys for Tots Dart Tourney Saturday

PERU — The third-annual Toys for Tots Dart Tournament will be held Saturday at Murphy’s. The entry fee is a $10 (minimum) unwrapped gift and $5 cash towards


Contact John at 570-5761 if you’re interested or have questions.

Peru native running strong at Oneonta

ONEONTA — Peru native Charles Remillard was a member of the 2012 Oneonta State Men’s cross country team. The team placed third in the SUNYAC Championship and placed 11th at the NCAA Atlantic Regional Championship.

Remillard competed in four events during the season with his best finish in a 5k run being 25th at the Oneonta State Early Bird Invitational. His best finish in an 8k run was 54th at the Oneonta State Airfield Invitational.

Sports performance Clinic to be held

at the U.S. Oval

Recreation center

PLATTSBURGH — Champlain Valley Sports Performance (CVSP), formerly known as J&B Sports Performance, is hosting a sports performance clinic on Saturday, Dec. 29 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 30 from 12 to 2 p.m.

CVSP will be offering sports performance training/instruction for ages 8 to adult, including parents, coaches and groups. The clinic Certified Strength and Conditioning Coaches will teach participants proper body positioning, running/speed techniques, agility and plyometric and flexibility techniques. Groups/teams that join will learn proper team warm-up drills that focus on dynamic flexibility.

For more information, please contact Jason Pachter at or Brett Willmott at

NCCS Leagueminder athletics webpage

CHAMPLAIN — Families of athletes and interested spectators of Northeastern Clinton Central School athletic teams are encouraged to view the schools leagueminder page at

The leagueminder webpage has the most up to date athletic team schedules and announcements involving all NCCS athletic teams.

Family swim at

Wellness Center

PLATTSBURGH — The Town of Plattsburgh Recreation Department is sponsoring the Open Family Swim night at the Wellness Center which is located at 295 New York Road in Plattsburgh. The open swim time will be from 7-9 p.m. on every Friday through March. Anyone is allowed to participate as long as they are not in diapers.

All participants must pay the $2 fee. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Certified lifeguards will be on duty at all times. Participants will have access to the locker rooms but must bring a towel of their own and it is also recommended that water shoes be worn. For more information, call the Town of Plattsburgh Recreation Office at 562-6860 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday – Friday, or you can visit their website at

Lumber Jills fundraiser set for Dec. 15

PLATTSBURGH — The North Country Lumber Jills will be fundraising and celebrating the holidays at the Monopole in Plattsburgh on Dec. 15 starting at 9 p.m. It’s a chance to come and spread holiday cheer with your favorite roller derby team. Musical guests for the event will be Eat. Sleep. Funk. and Snaxxxs. Every 5$ suggested donation will come with a red lumber jills beer mug and a raffle ticket. Items to be raffled include Lumber Jill merchandise and various gift certificates to lacal businesses in the area. All proceeds from the night’s event will keep the Jills rolling in 2013.