Sports Shorts

May 13, 2013

Sports Shorts: May 13, 2013

Lumber Jills host doubleheader June 1

PLATTSBURGH — The North Country Lumber Jills roller derby team will take on the Hellions of Troy June 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Plattsburgh City Recreation Center.

Prior to that match there will be a match at 4 p.m. between the Mean Mountain Boys of Vermont Men’s Roller Derby and Trauma Authority of Capital District Men’s Roller Derby.

Doors open at 3 p.m.

The Born in the USA doubleheader will benefit ROTA Studios and Gallery with all of the proceeds of the 50/50 raffle going to the organization. ROTA will also perform the halftime show.

Tickets are $10 in advance, $5 for children six to 12 years old and free for children younger than 5 years old. Tickets will be $12 at the door.

Tickets can be purchased at the North Country Food Co-Op or Conroy’s Organics, or by visiting


Chasm Riders race series set to kick off

PLATTSBURGH — The Chasm Riders mountain bike race series will begin Sunday at the AuSable Chasm Recreation Center.

Registration opens at 9:45 a.m. Kids races begin at 10 a.m., and adult races follow.


Spring wildflower walk set for Friday

PLATTSBURGH — The Algonquin Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club will host a spring wildflower walk Friday at Wickham Marsh Wildlife Management area.

Participants will look for birds and wildflowers and are asked to bring their own lunches, wildflower guides and cameras.

Those interested in attending should call Nancy Olsen, at 561-0189, by Wednesday.


Barracks Shaddie Hawkins Tournament May 19

PLATTSBURGH — The Barracks will hold a Shaddie Hawkins Tournament May 19 starting at 9 a.m.

Golfers will play in threesomes. This is a one-man scramble from the ladies tees with the handicap divided by three.

Entry is $25, which includes skins. This tournament is open to members and non-members. Non-members will be charged $25 for green fees and a cart.

Sign up is available at the Barracks Club House or call Mike Dodds at 593-2792 or e-mail

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