October 10, 2012

Sports Shorts: October 10, 2012


---- — Roush nets goal against Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — Northeastern Clinton’s Molly Roush scored on a direct kick to score the second goal of the game for the Cougars in their 3-1 win over the Red Storm Friday.

The goal was incorrectly reported to the Press-Republican as being scored by Celine Bouvier.

Frenette grabs Art Devlin Cup lead

LAKE PLACID — Saranac Lake’s Peter Frenette grabbed the lead once again in the chase for the 2012 Art Devlin Cup during Saturday’s Flaming Leaves Festival 90-meter ski jump competition. On his way to the gold medal, the 2010 Olympian began the competition with a 97-meter jump and 127.5 points, following up with a 96-meter jump and 126 points, for a combined total of 253.5 points.

Two-time Olympic teammate, Anders Johnson of Plattsburgh, claimed silver with 243 points, recording jumps of 100.5 and 90.5 meters, while Mike Glasder, from Lake Forrest, Ill., placed third with 230 points on jumps of 90 and 93 meters.

Local athlete Miles Lussi, of Lake Placid, claimed first place in Saturday’s junior class with distances of 92 and 88 meters for 222.5 points. Trevor Edlund, of St. Paul, Minn., won the silver medal with jumps of 86 and 81.5 meters for 191 points. Third went to Luke Daniels, of Loudon, N.H., with jumps of 81.5 and 84 meters for 187 points.

The 2012 Art Devlin Cup is a series of three jumping competitions where the champion will be crowned Friday, December 28, at the New Year’s Masters Ski Jumping competition.

Several of the same athletes competed in the Annual NYSEF 90-meter ski jump on Sunday. Frenette was once again victorious with jumps of 96.5 and 95.5 meters for a combined 252.5 points. Johnson again finished second with jumps of 97.5 and 89 meters for 237.5 points, while Lake Placid’s Andrew Bliss was third with jumps of 95.5 and 87 meters for 228 points.

Sunday’s junior class resulted in the same finish, with Lussi first with jumps of 76 and 93 meters for 197 points, Edlund second with 80 and 89 meters for 194 points and Daniels third with 75 and 80 meters for 175 points.

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Chazy Youth Hockey meeting scheduled

CHAZY — Chazy Youth Hockey will holding its monthly meeting Thursday, Oct. 11 at Scotts’ Memorial Rink. The coaches’ meeting starts at 6 p.m. with the general membership meeting following at 7:30 p.m.

Mineville VFW Bowling Lanes has openings

MINEVILLE — The Mineville VFW Bowling Lanes is currently forming a Sunday evening mixed couples league. The league begins on Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m. Anyone interested in joining can call the lanes at 518-942-3344 to sign up.

Malone adult basketball league has opening

MALONE — The Malone adult basketball league has room for one more A division team. A scheduling meeting for all men’s league teams, excluding senior league, will be held on Monday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m. at the Elks on Elm St. in Malone. Teams wanting to have imput on their schedule must have at least one member in attendance. Games will start Oct. 22.

Anyone interested in entering a team in the division should contact League Director, Ken Cring at 518-483-2221 or email

Plattsburgh Combat Sports holding meet and greet on Oct. 12

PLATTSBURGH — On Friday, Oct. 12, the local amateur Mixed Martial Arts club Plattsburgh Combat Sports will be holding a meet and greet in the Cumberland 12 theater lobby from 6-8p.m. It is being held in conjunction with the new release of the new Kevin James comedy, Here Comes the Boom. PCS will be on hand to spread awareness of MMA in Plattsburgh and to encourage people to fight for the legalization of sanctioned professional MMA events in New York. Members will answer any questions regarding the sport, its training, and how to become involved. They will also perform live sparing and training demonstrations. For more information on the event and PCS, checkout their facebook page or email them at