April 18, 2013

Sports Shorts: April 18, 2013


---- — Summer weather patterns presentation today

PLATTSBURGH — As a service to the local boating community the Champlain Sail and Power Squadron, a unit of The United States Power Squadrons, the world’s oldest and largest boating safety education organization is co-sponsoring, with the Center for Community and Workforce Development at Clinton Community College, Skywarn: What Boaters Should Know about Summer Weather Patterns on Lake Champlain.

The presentation by John Goff, Head Forecaster at the National Weather Service Office in Burlington, will be held in Room 348 of the Main Building at Clinton Community College today at 7 p.m.

The program, which is free and open to the public, will allow time for questions and refreshments will be served after the program.

For further information contact Dave Roberson at 562-3186 or, or the Center for Community and Workforce Development at Clinton Community College at 562-3186.


New York/Vermont 5K May 18

CROWN POINT — The second annual New York/Vermont 5K Champlain Bridge Run will be contested on Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m.

Packet pick-up and day race registration will be at 8:30-9:45 a.m. on the ground of the British fort ruins within the Crown Point State Historic Site. People may register in advance online at Forms are also available online at and can be mailed to Ockrin at PO Box 33, Crown Point 12928.

The registration fee will be $20 before May 1, which includes a t-shirt, and $25 after May 1 that doesn’t include a t-shirt. Any child registering with a parent is $10. Checks should be made payable to the LaChute Road Runners Club.

For more information contact Nancy Ockrin at or call 597-3754.


Dannemora Youth baseball, softball sign-ups

DANNEMORA — The Dannemora Youth Commission is holding baseball and softball sign-ups at the Community Building, which is on 40 Emmons Street on April 22 from 7-8 p.m.

Sign-up sheets may also be picked up at the Community Building Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Horseshoe league now forming

PLATTSBURGH — American Legion will be holding a Horseshoe League which will be held at the American Legion, Post 1619, West Plattsburgh on Wednesday nights.

The first meeting will start Wednesday May 8 at 6 p.m. to draw partners. If you are interested in signing up go down to Legion or call Gary Giles at 561-0216.


Bowling tournament set for April 19

CHAMPLAIN — Bowl Mart Lanes will be hosting a doubles 9-pin tournament on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

There will be a “buy a strike” option. If there is no current average, men will use 160 and women 140. Form more information, call 297-6106.