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September 20, 2013

Sports Shorts: Sept. 20, 2013

Lapage records shutout for Saints

PLATTSBURGH — Emily Lapage made four saves in the North Country Community College women’s soccer team’s 3-0 win over Clinton Community College on Wednesday. The winning goalkeeper’s name was incorrectly reported to the Press-Republican for Thursday’s article.

Lacrosse skills clinic postponed

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh Lacrosse Club skills clinic scheduled for Saturday has been postponed due to the weather forecast. The clinic will now be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Plattsburgh State Field House.

Macner wins final time trial of 2013

POINT AU ROCHE — Jerry Macner won the final event of the 40th season of the Point au Roche bicycle time trials, covering the 10-mile course in 24 minutes, 29 seconds. Ed Armstrong placed second in 26:51. Time trials will resume in the spring, and all bicyclists are invited to participate on the 5-, 10- or 25-mile course.

10 miles

1, Jerry Macner, 24:29. 2, Ed Armstrong, 26:51. 3, Martin Mailloux, 28:56. 4, Stacey Brooks, 28:59. 5, Taher Zandi, 29:19. 6, John Callaghan, 29:35. 7, Kenna LaPorte, 30:30.

Dags Basketball holding Plattsburgh Skills Clinic

PLATTSBURGH — Former college All-American and European professional Steve Dagostino will be in Plattsburgh holding his unique skills clinic for area youth Sept. 29. The three-hour session will focus on advanced ball-handling techniques, attacking the basket, modern finishing moves and competitive shooting. Each session will feature the same drills Dags Basketball uses while training college and professional players.

The clinic will be held at the Plattsburgh Base Gym from 9 a.m. to noon for grades five through eight, and from 1 to 4 p.m. for grades nine through 12. The cost is $75 for individuals or $65 per player for a group of six or more. For more information, visit

Hearty Kids program starts Oct. 9

PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County Youth Bureau and Town of Plattsburgh Recreation Department will co-host a new program that teaches youth about exercise and nutrition. Hearty Kids is a four-week program all about how to keep your body happy and healthy. Participants will learn how their body works from the “OrganWiseGuys.” There will be a healthy snack each week, and participants will spend at least 20 minutes playing fun games to get their bodies up and moving. The program will run on Wednesdays, Oct. 9 to 30, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Treadwells Mills Recreation Park Building.

Any Clinton County youth age 8-12 is invited to participate in this free program. Pre-registration is required. For further information or to register, call the Clinton County Youth Bureau at 565-4750.

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