BYC basketball camp starts Monday
BEEKMANTOWN — The Beekmantown Youth Commission basketball camp will be held from noon to 2:30 p.m. July 8 to 12. The camp is for players in grades three through nine and will take place at the Beekmantown High gym.
Participants will be taught a variety of fundamental skills as well as the importance of sportsmanship. Register on the first day of camp at 11:45 a.m. or online at townofbeekmantown.org.
Gove named Academic All-American, granted scholarship
PLATTSBURGH — Teal Gove of the Plattsburgh State women’s hockey was named Capital One Academic All-American of the Year for the Division III Women’s At-Large Program.
The Berwick, Ont., native becomes the first Plattsburgh State student-athlete to be selected for this honor.
Gove was also named to the Capital One Academic All-America Division III Women’s At-Large First Team, which is a follow-up to her Third-Team selection in 2012.
The team is selected annually by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Gove was also one of 58 student-athletes to receive an NCAA Winter Postgraduate Scholarship. Each winter, student-athletes from across all divisions each receive an award of $7,500.
Gove graduated in May with a bachelor’s of science in biology, maintaining a 3.83 grade-point average during her time at Plattsburgh State. She will be continuing her studies at McGill University in Montreal, Que.
To be eligible for Academic All-America consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.3 on a scale of 4.0, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director.
To qualify for an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, student-athletes must excel academically and athletically, be in their final year of eligibility and plan to pursue graduate study. Student-athletes must also maintain at least a 3.2 grade-point average and be nominated by their institution’s faculty athletics representative.