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October 17, 2012

Sports Shorts: October 17, 2012

Stick-puck, public skating scheduled

PLATTSBURGH — Ameri-Can North Sports Centre will be open for stick ‘n’ puck sessions Friday from 7:30-9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Public skating is Sunday from 4-5:15 p.m.

Big buck contest to be held

WEST PLATTSBURGH — American Legion Post 1619 is hosting a big buck contest with an entry date ending Friday, Oct. 19.

Entry fee includes a buffet dinner, at the awards banquet. For more information, call 561-8706.

PSU hoops hosting Midnight Madness

PLATTSBURGH — The Cardinals will be hosting a midnight madness event to kick off the season on Oct. 19 at Memorial Hall.

The event will start at 9 p.m. with a meet and greet with both the men’s and women’s teams. There will be various basketball related contests including prizes.

There will also be a three point shootout between both teams, a slam-dunk contest by the men’s squad and a scrimmage by each team.

Head coaches Tom Curle and Cheryl Cole will be in attendance. The event is free and open to the public.

NCCC to host cross-country championships

LAKE PLACID — The MVCC Cross-Country Championships, hosted by North Country Community College, will be held Oct. 20 at the Craig Wood Golf Course. The women’s 5k race is at 11:30 a.m. and the men’s four-mile race at 12:30 p.m.

Competing will be North Country C.C., Herkimer Community College, Hudson Valley Community College, Mohawk Valley Community College, SUNY Delhi and Columbia-Greene Community College.

North Bowl Lanes to host Single Shootout

PLATTSBURGH — North Bowl Lanes will be hosting a Singles Shootout Sunday, Oct. 21. Qualifying shifts will be at noon and 2:15 p.m. There will be a $300 prize for first place, based on 50 entries. The top 15, or one in five entries will cash.

Entry fee is $35 with a $30 re-entry fee. The handicap is 80 percent of the difference in your average and 220, with a maximum of 32 pins per game. The highest 2011-2012 average, with a minimum of 21 games, will be used. The top 15 will qualify for match play, with the high qualifier earning a first-round bye.

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