Press-Republican

December 22, 2012

Sports Shorts: December 23, 2012

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---- — Registration now open for Empire State Winter Games

LAKE PLACID — Organizers of the 2013 Empire State Winter Games, set for the Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, and Wilmington Olympic region in the Northern Adirondacks, have announced online registration is now open.

Athletes in all disciplines can officially enter by going to the Games website at www.empirestatewintergames.com.

The ESWG will officially begin with an Opening Ceremony Feb. 7, in the Lake Placid Olympic Center’s Herb Brooks Arena. A torch run through the North Country will begin Feb. 6, and conclude at the Opening Ceremonies.

For more information on the 33rd edition of the winter sports festival, log on to www.empirestatewintergames.com.

Provost Memorial basketball tourney Dec. 28-29

ST. REGIS FALLS — The Sixth Annual Heather Provost Memorial Tournament will be held Dec. 28 and Dec. 29 at St. Regis Falls School.

St. Regis Falls, Parishville-Hopkinton, Salmon River, Tupper Lake, Norwood-Norfolk, Brushton-Moira and Harrisville are the teams that will be participating.

There is a suggested donation of $2 for adults and $1 for students.

Schedule

Friday

Brushton-Moira vs. Harrisville (JV), 1 p.m.

Salmon River vs. St. Regis Falls (JV), 2:30 p.m.

Parishville-Hopkinton vs. Tupper Lake (varsity), 4 p.m.

Norwood-Norfolk vs. TBD (varsity), 5:30 p.m.

Saturday

JV consolation, 1 p.m.

JV championship, 2:30 p.m.

Varsity consolation, 4 p.m.

Varsity championship, 5:30 p.m.