Looking Back (Jan. 8-14)
10 YEARS AGO (2002)
Former Beekmantown standout Shana Fessette, a senior at Lock Haven (Pa.) University, is named to the Third Team Div. II All-America in women's volleyball.
Joe Kourofsky comes up with 20 points, 8 steals and 4 assists as Northern Adirondack topples previously unbeaten PHS 54-51.
Brian Mason, trailing 4-2, records a pin with 58 seconds left to send NAC on to a 42-28 win over Peru in a battle of wrestling unbeatens. Brad Malark also picks up a key decision for the Bobcats while Troy Rabideau and Ryan Pike add pins. Josh Rock and Morgan Remillard win by fall for Peru.
Aimee Marsh scores 24 points to lead Westport to a 66-23 win over Lake Placid in a meeting of basketball unbeatens.
Eric Taft scores 2 field goals in overtime to lift Peru past Saranac 65-63.
Lake Placid, down 15 at the half, rallies to beat Westport 54-49 with Aaron Greene netting 29 for the Blue Bombers. Rob Hipps leads the Eagles with 18.
Allison Vosh sets a Plattsburgh State career record for 3-pointers with her 97th in the Cardinals' 60-51 win over Oneonta.
20 YEARS AGO (1992)
Westport's Julie Moore becomes the first Section VII basketball player to surpass 2,000 points for a career.
Seton Catholic's Jeremy Carter and Chris Sweisz are named New York State First Team All-Stars for Class B football. Moriah's Alan Arno lands on the First Team for Class C-D while Saranac Lake's D.J. Austin is tabbed for the Second Team Class C-D and Moriah's Mike Callahan, the Third Team Class C-D.
Erik Sheffield's basket with 30 seconds left enables Lake Placid to hold on for a 58-57 win over Elizabethtown-Lewis. David DuBois scores 31 points for the Blue Bombers, who nearly let a 16-point lead slip away. Dan Barnhart paces the Lions with 21 points.
Carrie Nutt comes up with 8 steals and the Cougar defense frustrates the Sentinels as Northeastern Clinton edges Ticonderoga 44-40. Becky Peeters and Cathy Jzyk both net 19 points for Ticonderoga.