September 21, 2012

Sports Shorts: September 21, 2012


The tournament is a four-person scramble with team handicap divided by eight. There will be a shotgun start at 11 a.m. Entry fee is $55 for non-members and $40 for members and includes greens fees, cart, beverages, pizza and prizes. Prizes for best team costume and individual costume will also be awarded.

This year’s tournament will benefit the Christmas Bureau and Toys for Tots. All participants are asked to bring a toy. To enter, pick up applications at the Barracks Golf Club or contact Dodds, at 593-2792 or e-mail, Applications will not be accepted unless accompanied with payment. Entries close Oct. 5.


Rod and gun club to hold air rifle match

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh Rod and Gun Club, located on Route 9, will be sponsoring an NRA Air Rifle Match on Thursday, September 27. All equipment needed to compete is available for loan. Relay times are 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and the cost is $10 for adults and $5 for students.

To register for the match, or for information about the club’s shooting programs, contact Norbert Yakey, at 298-5161.


Paralympic medalist to speak at PSU

PLATTSBURGH — Jason Regier, a quadriplegic who competes on the U.S. Quad Rugby team, is speaking at his “Getting Back into the Game (and Smashing Stereotypes Along the Way)” Sept. 26 from 8 to 9:30 p.m. in the Warren Ballrooms of the Angell College Center at Plattsburgh State. Regier will talk about his experience as a two-time Paralympic medalist and the importance of living life to the fullest.


Girard’s Electric Shockers wins C Division title

WEST PLATTSBURGH — Kyle Rock and John Livsey both went 4-for-4 with a double as Girard’s Electric Shockers completed a four-game sweep of Shumway Insurance in the C Division of the Adirondack Slo-Pitch Softball League. James Girard was the winning pitcher. The Shockers’ Ryan Bishop was chosen as the series’ Most Valuable Player after hitting 17 home runs in the post season. Bishop finished the year with 45 total home runs. Shumway Insurance entered the playoffs as the top seed and defeated North Line Utilities/VFW Post 309 to reach the championship round.

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