September 28, 2012

Sports Shorts: September 28, 2012


Bumpers and Bantams entry fee will be $10 per team for two games each, including shoe rental, pizza, and awards. Preps, Junior, Major and Senior will be $15 per team for three games each, including shoe rental, pizza, and awards.

The Mountaineer to host Reel Rock

KEENE VALLEY — On October 6 at 7 p.m., The Mountaineer will host the Reel Rock 7 Film Tour at the Keene Arts Playhouse, located in the Old Methodist Church, Route 73, Keene, New York. Reel Rock shows are exciting events where climbers and outdoors lovers come together to celebrate the ultimate in adventure filmmaking.

Come watch as the world’s best climbers battle to establish the first 5.15c route, tackle imposing alpine first ascents, free solo 5.13 routes and set speed records on The Nose in Yosemite. There will also be a raffle of gear donated by our sponsors. Admission is $10 at the door. Bring your own beverage. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Keene Kids Climbing Club and the George McClelland Fund at the Adirondack Community Trust. 

For more information, contact Holly Blanchard ( or Vinny McClelland (

Algonquin chapter to hold harvest dinner

PLATTSBURGH — The Algonquin Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club is holding its annual harvest dinner on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Plattsburgh.

The evening begins with appetizers at 5 p.m. A turkey dinner, with the cost being $14.50, is served at 6 p.m. After expenses are met, the remaining proceeds are donated to the Trinity Soup Kitchen. The deadline for reservations is October 9. Contact Anne Bailey at 563-5794 or Lynn Valenti, at 562-0553, to make your reservation. There will be no walk-ins for dinner.

After a brief business meeting at 8 p.m., speaker Timothy Mihuc, an Ecologist from SUNY will present a program on “Adirondack Rivers.” The public is welcome to attend.

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