10 years ago (2002)
Rick Liddell scores a 16-stroke victory over Mike Vilardo to win his sixth straight Ticonderoga Golf Club championship and 11th overall. Kathy Gallo defeats Amy Russell by 3 shots for the women’s title.
Bart Van Leuvan and Kathy Barcomb claim club championships at North Country Golf Course while Mike O’Connor and Suzy Stefanick win the titles at Bluff Point.
Nordic combined skier Bill Demong is recovering in Germany from a swimming-pool accident in which he suffered a skull fracture.
Dave Taylor contributes two triples and two doubles and Tim Hammond adds three hits as Adirondack Auto Parts successfully defends its Malone AmVets Gentlemen’s Slo-Pitch Softball title with a 15-11 win over Wild Bill’s.
20 years ago (1992)
Greg Boulrice belts a two-run homer, and Jamie LaBarge, Dennis LaBarge and Stephen Peryea come through with big hits as the Altona Hornets down the Norfolk Rovers, 6-2, to win the Northern Valley Baseball League championship.
Chris King, Rob Calkins and Scott Moody each get four hits, and the Plattsburgh Cardinals take advantage of 11 Midas errors to win, 19-8, in the deciding game of the CVBL playoffs. Jim Ryan hits a grand slam for the Mudhens.
Jean L’Heareault pars the second playoff hole to beat Bob Buckley for the Adirondack Golf & Country Club championship.
Shannon Brown and Mark Reyell each get three hits as The Monopole claims the Peru Slo-Pitch Softball title with a 9-6 win over Adams Glass/New York State Police.
Kevin McCallister doubles and Roman Lopez follows with a two-out single in the bottom of the eighth to lift Gordon Oil to a 1-0 win over Miller’s Fuel in Game 2 of the AuSable Forks Fast-Pitch Softball finals. John Snow’s three-run homer in the top of the seventh of Game 3 gives Gordon’s a 6-5 win and the title.