November 17, 2012

Sports shorts: Nov. 17, 2012

Beartown ski, board swap shop this weekend

PLATTSBURGH — The Beartown Ski Area ski and board swap shop will be held this weekend at Seton Academy.

You can drop off equipment you want to sell today from 4-7 p.m. and on Sunday from 9-12 p.m. The sale will be on Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Skis, snowboards, boots, poles, snowshoes, skates and outerwear are all welcome.

All proceeds support the non-profit Beartown Ski Area in Beekmantown.

CCC raising money for Hurricane Sandy Relief today

PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams will be raising funds for those affected by Hurricane Sandy. The Cougars will be selling t-shirts, 50/50 tickets, baked goods and other raffles during their games today.

The women play at 12 p.m. and the men at 2 p.m.

Spots open today in Riverside Lanes tourney

AUSABLE FORKS — There is a spot for two teams today in the Riverside Lanes tournament. The first opening is at noon and the second at 3 p.m. This is the final weekend.

For more information, contact John McDonald at 647-9905.

7th Poker Fun Run/Walk set for Dec. 1

PLATTSBURGH — The Seventh-Annual Poker Fun Run/Walk, to benefit the Christmas Bureau, is scheduled for Dec. 1. It will begin and end at Geoffrey’s Pub.

Registration for the event will start at 11:15 a.m. with the race starting at 12 p.m. The first 200 registrants will receive an event t-shirt. The event is not timed and any walker or running is invited to participate. Along the route each participant will be issued five playing cards. The person with the best hand at the end will win the pot. Any ties for the best hand will share the pot. The suggested donation is $25.

For more information, contact Rick Martindale at 569-8639 or email

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