April 24, 2013

Sports Shorts: April 24, 2013


---- — Depo Tabbed as SUNYAC Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week

CORTLAND — Plattsburgh State’s Ben Depo was named the SUNYAC Men’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week Monday. The former Saranac graduate picked up the award for the third time in his career.

Depo came in first place in the decathlon event this weekend at the Cortland Classic, by accumulating 6,277 points. Depo placed first in shot put and the discus throw. His point total ranks fifth among all of NCAA Division III.

Moriah Country Club hosting golf tournament

PORT HENRY — The Moriah Country Club will be hosting the Moriah Girls Softball Drive to Mudville Golf Tourney on Sunday April 28 at 1 p.m.

The format is a four person scramble. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for non-members. Dinner and prizes are included in the entry fee. For sign-ups or for more information, contact the Clu at, 546-9979.

Vibram Birdie Bash starts May 4

KEESVILLE — The Adirondack Disc Golf Association and AuSable Chasm are celebrating the World’s Biggest Fold Weekend by hosting a Vibram Birdie Bash on Saturday, May 4. Registration fee is $25 which includes a choice of Vibram putter, driver, or mid-range club, and a t-shirt.

The Birdie Bash will be played from the short tees with points awarded for eagles, birdies, and metal hits on birdies shots. To register online go to,

AC North Schedule

PLATTSBURGH — the Ameri-Can North Sports Center will hold Stick-N-Puck on Sunday, April 28 from 2:30-4 p.m. and public skating on Sunday, April 28 from 1:30–2:30 p.m.

Local Youth Hockey takes first in Coca Cola Classic

BOSTON — The North Country Cougars Squirt hockey team, comprised of players from Mooers, Rouses Point, Chazy, Plattsburgh and Massena took first place at the Coca Cola Classic 2013 hockey tournament held in Boston this weekend.

Team members include, David Hutchinson, Noah Gonyo, JT Campbell, Raymond Miller, Caleb D’Arienzo, Seamus Andrew, Lucas Bedard, Zachary Miller, Jalen Abellard, Garret Adolfo and Ethan Gerrand. Coaches include, Rick Garrand, Jack Campbell, and Justin Miller.

Beekmantown Booster Club hosts golf tournament

PLATTSBURGH — All are welcomed to join the Beekmantown Booster Club at the Barracks Golf Course June 8 at noon.

The tournament features a shotgun start with a four-man scramble and no handicaps.

The event will occur rain or shine.

The cost is $65 per person, which includes golf, a cart, food and beverages.

All checks must be received no later than June 6. If participants pay at the registration table on the day of the tournament, no checks will be accepted.

All checks can be mailed to Joseph Graziane at 13 Colligans Point Road Plattsburgh, N.Y., 12901.

For more information, contact Joe at 956-0744.

Team McMillan wins Miller Lite Open

PLATTSBURGH — The Miller Lite Open was recently held at the Barracks Golf Course.

First place went to Team McMillan, while Pepper/Lemay claimed runner-up honors and third to Dion/LaBarge.

Skins went to Team Weaver,Team PepperTeam Weeny and Team Dion.

Colon Morrow won the annual no show award.