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February 18, 2014

Sports Shorts: February 18, 2014

WPTO hosts volleyball tourney

WESTPORT — The Westport Parent Teacher Organization is hosting its annual volleyball tournament at the Westport Central School Gymnasium at 5 p.m. March 7.

Participation is open to seventh through 12th-grade students, faculty or community members. Westport teams must consist of three males and three females and no regular substitutes.

The cost is $5 for students and $10 for adults. The number of teams are limited, so pre-registration is recommended. For registration forms and rules, visit or stop by the Westport Central School office.

For more information, contact Laura Sells-Doyle at 962-4049.

A-C North sets weekly schedule

PLATTSBURGH — Due to the school break, the Ameri-Can North Sports Center will have an expanded schedule this week.

Stick-n-puck will run today through Feb. 21 from 1:30 p.m. until 3 p.m. Public skating will continue Feb. 19 and Feb. 21 from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Umpire meeting Feb. 24

SCHROON LAKE — The Westport Chapter Baseball Umpires and the Southern Adirondack Softball Umpires will hold an organizational meeting Feb. 24 at Schroon Lake Central School starting at 6 p.m.

Those interested in becoming an umpire should attend.

For more information, call Rick Smith at 354-1415 or visit

CCC seeks women’s basketball coach

PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton Community College athletic department has an immediate opening for a women’s basketball coach for the 2014-15 school year. Coaching responsibilities include practice and game implementation, scouting, recruiting and driving college vehicles as well as other duties as assigned. Evening and weekend availability is a must.

Interested candidates should contact Dr. Todd Roenbeck, Director of Athletics, at 562-4221 or email

Kempainen helps Saint Michaels College in win

COLCHESTER, Vt. —The Saint Michael’s College women’s hockey team went 1-2 last week, losing to nonleague opponent Connecticut College, 4-2, Tuesday before returning to ECAC East play in a setback to Castleton State College, 3-0, Friday and then beating New England College, 4-3, in Saturday’s regular-season finale.

Sophomore Amanda Kempainen (Chazy/Chazy Flyers U-19) had two assists in three outings.

The fourth-seeded Purple Knights head into this weekend’s ECAC open tournament at the College of the Holy Cross, as they will take on No. 1 Saint Anselm College in a Saturday semifinal at 1 p.m.

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