September 21, 2012

Sports Shorts: September 21, 2012



Kellet named new GM for Whiteface

WILMINGTON — The Olympic Reagional Development Authority has named Aaron Kellet as the new general manager of Whiteface. He is replacing Bruce McCully.

Kellet graduated from Plattsburgh State in 2009 and began working at whiteface in 2000. Within five years he was promoted to terrain park and half-pipe manager. In 2009 he became the assistant general manager.

“I am extremely honored to accept the new position and excited to help guide whiteface into the future,” Kellet said. “Being the GM of Whiteface has been a dream of mine since the first time I skied down Cloudspin in the early 90’s. Thanks, to everyone who has supported me along the way.”

Laura Garfield was also named Whitface Mountain’s new sales and marketing manager. Joe Shoemaker will take over her previous position of group sales.


K of C will sponsor Soccer Challenge Oct. 6

PLATTSBURGH — Knights of Columbus #13127 is sponsoring a boys and girls soccer challenge event. The age requirement is 10-14 years of age. Age eligibility is determined by the age of the contestant as of Sept. 1, 2012. Proof of age is required. It will be held on Oct. 6 and take place at the Seton Catholic soccer field. The field is located on North Catherine St. next to St Peters School. Winners will move on to the next level. Please call Raymond Carnaham at 563-5267 or Joe Couolombre at 726-0846 with any questions.

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