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August 14, 2013

Sports Shorts: Aug. 14, 2013

A-C North Sports Center offers non-contact hockey

PLATTSBURGH — The Ameri-Can North Sports Center is offering non-contact hockey Sunday evenings from 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. for high school players only.

It will run from Aug. 18 through Sept. 29 at a cost of $ 10 per skate. All players must call ahead to reserve a spot.

Call Jamie at 569-7524 or 561-7672.


Free kayak trip to all Town of Plattsburgh adults and seniors

PLATTSBURGH — The Town of Plattsburgh Parks and Recreation Department will be offering a free kayak trip to all Town of Plattsburgh active adults and seniors Aug. 22 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The trip will start in Saranac at Picketts Corners Park at 10 a.m. and travel 6.3 miles down the river to the Cadyville Beach. The trip will take approximately 2.5 hours.

All equipment will be provided to those who need it. Event organizers welcome those with their own equipment to join on this leisurely paddle.

All participants must pre-register prior to the trip and can do so by stopping by or calling the Town of Plattsburgh Parks and Recreation Department at 151 Banker Road or 562-6860.


Legend Bobby Allison Coming to Make-A-Wish Night at Thunder Road

BARRE, Vt. — NASCAR legend Bobby Allison will visit the Barre highbanks as Thunder Road will be back in action with Make-A-Wish night presented by Bond Auto Parts Thursday.

Allison, one of the winningest drivers in NASCAR history, will be on hand to sign autographs for fans as a part of the Vermont Governor’s Highway Safety Program.

The evening will feature three Thunder Road divisions: Late Models, Tigers and double features for the Street Stocks, excluding the annual Run-What-U-Brung.

The Run-What-U-Brung allows the average fan a chance to tame the Barre highbanks in their street legal, registered and inspected vehicle. All they need are long pants, a long sleeve shirt, a helmet and a pit pass.

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