July 7, 2013

Sports Shorts: July 7, 2013


CHAMPLAIN — Peter Visconti of Champlain, a member of the Plattsburgh Rod and Gun Club, recently came in first place in the prone match at the NYS Shooting Festival held in Rotterdam. Visconti fired an impressive 580 on the second day of shooting for a total of 1,148. He also took silver in the air rifle competition and bronze in the three-position match. Ed Hann of Galloway took the gold in the air rifle match, and Jim Perrin of Buffalo took the gold in the three-position match.

Andrew Visconti came in fifth in the prone match and the air rifle match and sixth in three-position in the Junior Division, firing career-best scores.

For more information about competition rifle shooting, contact Norbert Yakey at 298-5161.

BYC gymnastics camp starts July 22

BEEKMANTOWN — The Beekmantown Youth Commission is offering gymnastics camp the week of July 22 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Trudeau’s Gymnastics Center. For additional information, contact the BYC at or 561-1149.

Mickey’s Golf Tournament has openings

PLATTSBURGH — A limited number of openings remain for the fourth-annual Mickey’s Restaurant and Lounge Golf Tournament to be held July 28 at Bluff Point Golf Resort. The tournament is a four-person scramble with an 8 a.m. shotgun start. Following the tournament, a private player-appreciation party will be held at Mickey’s.

Entry is $75 per player if paid before July 15 and $85 per player if paid after. Hole sponsorships are also available. All net proceeds will benefit multiple sclerosis research. Entry forms are available at Mickey’s or by emailing and can be dropped off at Mickey’s with entry fees. For more info, call Jay at 569-1582 or Rick at 569-8639.

Champlain Fire Dept. hosting golf tourney

ROUSES POINT — The Champlain Fire Department will host its 7th Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, September 21.

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