December 2, 2012

Sports Shorts: December 2, 2012

Volunteers needed for Special Olympics event

LAKE PLACID — Volunteers are needed for the week Dec. 10 to 13 in Lake Placid to help with event scoring, set up and break down of venues and a welcoming committee. This is the first time that all 210 members of Special Olympics Team USA will be in Lake Placid for the team’s official training camp. After the camp, the team will participate in the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in the Republic of Korea. For a schedule of volunteer shifts, details and to register, download the registration form at or email Stacy Gioeli at

KofC free throw championship set for Dec. 15

PLATTSBURGH — All boys and girls ages 10-14 are invited to participate in the local Knights of Columbus free throw championship. The competition will be held on Dec. 15, at 10 a.m. in the Our Lady of Victory gym. All participants on the local level will be recognized for their participation. Participants are required to provide proof of age and written parental consent. Entry forms can be filled out at the time of registration starting at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call Ray Carnahan at 563-5267 or Joe Coulombe at 726-0846.

Plattsburgh State announces public skating

PLATTSBURGH — Officials at the Plattsburgh State Field house have announced public skating sessions for the month of December. Public skating sessions are scheduled from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. on the following dates: Dc. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23 and 30.

Admission is $2 for the public and $1 for SUNY Plattsburgh students, faculty and staff with valid college identification. Skate rentals are available at the same rates.

Keeseville Elks Hoop Shoot Dec. 8

KEESEVILLE — The Keeseville Elks Lodge will be holding their annual Hoop Shoot on Saturday Dec. 8 at the Willsboro Central School. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the competition to follow. The Hoop Shoot is open to all girls and boys ages 8-13 from the following school districts: AuSable Valley, Elizabethtown, Keene Valley, Peru, Westport, and Willsboro. The child’s age will be determined as of April 1, 2013. There will be a bracket for girls and boys aged 8 to 9, 10 to 11 and 12 to 13. Please bring proof of age. For more information contact David Gload at 834-7041.

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