I Love My Park Day May 4
POINT AU ROCHE — Point au Roche State Park is holding “I Love My Park Day” at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 4 with a bird walk led by bird expert Judy Heintz to kick off the day.
Then starting 9 a.m., the 5K Run will begin. Those interested in running can contact Gerry Duprey at firstname.lastname@example.org. At 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the Guided Beaver Dam Walks Trail begins, where you can help Master Gardeners plant wild flowers and make healthy snacks with Nancy from Cornell Cooperative Extension. At 10:30 a.m. the Dedication of the Dr. Philip Walker Nature Trail beings; local dignitaries will give short talks, and some will walk on the trail.
North Country Cancer Fund Tournament Tee Assignments
PORT KENT — The North Country Cancer Fund Golf Tournament at Harmony Golf club tee assignments are: 1- Tom Douglas, Rob Provost, Chefy, Tom Raville. 2- Jim Cring, Ken Cring, Bob Robare, Bill Hill. 3- Ray Hart, Becky Hart, Lisa Robinson, Rich Recore. 4- Mike Rock, John Rock, Bob Frenyea, John Burke. 5- Danny Easton, SAL. 6- Ray Devins, Sean Parker, Tom Parker, Roger Bodnik. 7- Jeff Warren, Randy Brown, guest, guest. 8- Ground Round. 9- Gary Rockhill, guest, guest, guest. 10- Ed Dubray, Bill Siskavich, guest, guest. 11- Vern Malark, Ron Lafountain, guest, guest. 12- Steve Leferve, guest, guest, guest. 13- Barb Douglas, Nancy Leferve, Kathy Kiroy. 14- Tom McCauley, Steve McCauley, Jeff Ratliff, Phil Bijou. 5A- Kevin Gero, guest, guest, guest. 9A- John O’Brian, John Sax, guest, guest.
High Peaks Cyclery holding repair clinic
LAKE PLACID — High Peaks Cyclery is holding bike repair clinics on Mondays starting May 6, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., which includes on the road repairs, tires, skewers, and wheel turning. On May 13, there will be a Q and A about fine tuning your bike. Please call 523-3764 to pre-register.
Second-Annual Ride for the River July 21
WILMINGTON— AuSable River Association is holding its second-annual Ride for the River bike ride on Sunday, July 21. Cyclists of all ages and skill levels can register for one of three scenic routes along the AuSable River. Following the ride, there will be a picnic and live music at Jay Covered Bridge in Jay. This year’s ride is in memory of Carol Rupprecht, a dedicated steward of the AuSable River. Ride for the River registration, and more information about Ride routes and scheduling as well as business sponsorship and volunteer opportunities is open at www.ridefortheriver.org.
Whiteface Club Golf Course opens Friday
LAKE PLACID — The Whiteface Club Golf Course opens for the season Friday, May 3. The Lake Placid track was recently ranked twelfth by Golfweek Magazine among the Best Places You Can Play in New York State in 2013. Perfect spring golf conditions are anticipated into next week.
High Peaks Cyclery holding skills clinic
LAKE PLACID — High Peaks Cyclery will be holding a Woman’s Road Bike Riding Skills Clinic from 3 p.m. to 6 pm. Saturday, May 4. The clinic will teach skills to become a better rider, along with shifting, hills, turns and more. Bike rentals and fit are available. There will be snacks and rewards given after. Call and pre-register at 523-3764.
Archery Tournament results
PINE RIDGE — The Pine Ridge Bowman held a 3-d archery shoot Sunday.
Male Open- Aron Stevenson 298, Keith Rabideau 292, David Frederick 285. Female Open- April Stevenson 232. Male Hunter- Nick Harnden 298, Tom Svarplaitis 297, Kassey Trombley 286. Female Hunter- Amanda Frederick 255, Holly Frederick 253. Male Traditional- Keith Barber 243, Chad Wallace 224, Scott La lowdle 220. Female Traditional- Flo Barber 129, Mary Manning 74. Male Youth- Karsen Labarge 236, Joey Ashline 120. Cubs- Jordan Prentiss 267, Noah Prentiss 244, Kaleb Labarge 266. Pee Wee- Logan Stevenson 215, Cedes Brown 195, Tyler Bousquet 175.
Beekmantown baseball 2013 raffle results
BEEKMANTOWN — The 2013 Beekmantown baseball raffle drawing was completed on April 30, at the home varsity baseball game against NAC.
The winner of the raffle was Jenn King and she won four lower level tickets to the Yankees, Red Sox game at Yankees Stadium. Thank you to all the parents and players for selling the raffle tickets. The community support of the Beekmantown baseball program is greatly appreciated.
Shearer, VanGlahn named Chancellor’s Scholar-Athletes
ALBANY— Adam Shearer of the Plattsburgh State men’s indoor track and team and Chelsea VanGlahn of the women’s hockey team have been named 2013 Chancellor’s Scholar Athletic Award recipients. The award recognizes a combination of academic excellence and outstanding athletic achievement at the Division I, Division II, and NJCAA levels.
Shearer, a Plattsburgh resident, posted a second-place finish in the 3,000-meter race and qualified for the ECAC meet with a time of 8:45.31. He was named to the All-SUNYAC Second Team. VanGlahn, a junior out of Point Pleasant New Jersey, skated all 30 of the Cardinals’ 2013 games, which helped her team earn a third-place finish at the NCAA Division III Women’s Ice Hockey Championships. VanGlahn registered 22 points, including 14 goals and eight assists, this season. VanGlahn is also a two-time ECAC West All-Academic Team selection.
Willsboro Ladies Golf Association tees off May 28
WILLSBORO — The Willsboro Ladies Golf Association’s first play day will be at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 28. Non-members are welcome to come and join the Ladies for nine holes FORE Fun and Friendship. Contact Donna Roeck at 963-8989 for all inquiries.
Lyon Mountain Miners practice May 4
LYON MOUNTAIN—The Lyon Mountain Miners will be holding a practice at 3 p.m. at the Big Ball Diamond on Saturday.
AC North holding hockey schools, power skating
PLATTSBURGH— The Ameri-Can North Sports Centre is offering Hockey Schools and Power Skating Sessions for boys and girls of all ages during the months of July and August. The very popular mite and squirt camps have returned, as well as the world class Robby Glantz Power Skating School. Space is limited in all camps, so sign up early. More info and camp registration forms are at www.ameri-cannorthsportscenter.com/ or call 561-7672 for summer ice rates and birthday parties and more.
Baseball/Softball Program needs umpires
CLINTON COUNTY— The Clinton County Youth Bureau Baseball/Softball Program is in need of umpires for its upcoming summer season, which runs from Tuesday, June 4 to Monday, July 22. General knowledge of the rules, playing experience, and experience working with children is desired. The pay is $13 to $25 per game. Umpires will be hired to officiate games at the Grasshopper, Pee Wee and Pony levels. Applicants must be 14 years of age or older and must attend one Part 1 and one Part 2 clinic.
Applicants must bring No. 1 OR No. 2 to a Part 1 Clinic (If applicant is 17 years of age or under, working papers are required): 1. Driver’s license or School ID and Birth Certificate or Social Security Card. 2. Passport.
All coordinators and youth coaches are encouraged to recruit potential umpires. For further information, contact the Youth Bureau at 565-4750.
PART 1 CLINIC SCHEDULE
May 13: 6 to 9 p.m., Peru Middle School - Cafeteria
May 15: 6 to 9p.m., NCCS Middle School - Cafeteria
May 16: 6 to 9 p.m., Plattsburgh – Old Courthouse – 2nd Floor Meeting
May 20: 6 to 9 p.m., AuSable Valley High School - Cafeteria
May 22: 6 to 9 p.m., Dannemora – Community Center
May 23: 6 to 9p.m., Plattsburgh - Town of Plattsburgh Offices
May 29: 6 to 9 p.m., Plattsburgh – Old Courthouse – 2nd Floor Meeting
PART 2 CLINIC SCHEDULE
Town of Plattsburgh: May 31, 5:30 p.m., Cadyville Recreation Park
Town of Peru: June 1, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Peru Town Park on Lapham Mills Rd.
Harlem Wizards visit Saranac May 15
SARANAC— The Harlem Wizards will compete against the Saranac Chiefs team at 7 p.m. May 15. Come watch Saranac students, teachers, school principals, school counselors, state troopers and local firemen try to outwit and outplay the Wizards. Tickets are now on sale through the Saranac Middle School Main Office at the advance price of $8 for students, $10 for general admission and $20 for VIP tickets. Children four and under are free.