November 27, 2013

Sports Shorts: November 27, 2013

Expanded sessions at A-C North

PLATTSBURGH — Due to the school holiday, the Ameri-Can North Sports Center will have expanded sessions for stick-n-puck and public skating this week.

Stick-n-puck will occur from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.

Public skating will transpire 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. today, noon to 1:30 p.m. Friday and 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Sunday.


Ski, snowboard signup at Jay Community Center

JAY — The Jay/Black Brook Youth Commission is holding signup dates at the Jay Community Center for the ski and snowboard program at Whiteface Mountain.

Children ages 8 to 18 from Jay or Black Brook are eligible for the six-week program for $129 per child. Rentals for the entire program are $94. Adult chaperone passes can be purchased for $235 per adult.

Signup dates and times must be attended by parents and participants. They will be Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Dec. 4 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Dec. 6 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Dec. 11 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

For information, contact Shannon Stanley at 647-5479 or


ECAC West recognizes Vakos, Aveson with Weekly Honors

CENTERVILLE, Mass. — Ali Vakos and Sydney Aveson of the Plattsburgh State women’s hockey team have been selected as the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) West Player and Goalie of the Week, respectively, for the week ending Nov. 24.

Vakos earns the first ECAC West weekly honor of her career after a six-point weekend for Plattsburgh.

The Hamden, Conn. native assisted on two power-play goals in Saturday’s 5-0 win over Neumann. Vakos followed that up with a four-point afternoon against Neumann in a 7-0 victory Sunday. She scored back-to-back goals in the second period, including a power-play marker, and added two assists in the win for the Cardinals.

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