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March 8, 2013

Sports Shorts: March 8, 2013


The final player registration and a free player clinic will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, March 17, at the Crete Center.

Major League tryouts will take place from 5:15 to 7:15 p.m. April 10 to 12 at Penfield Park, weather permitting.

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9-pin tourney in Mineville Sunday

MINEVILLE — Eagles Club 4410 of Ticonderoga will host a singles 9-pin tournament at the Mineville VFW lanes on Sunday. Entry fee is $20 per bowler. Two shifts will be available: noon and 3 p.m. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top finishers. Call the lanes at 942-3344 to sign up or register the day of the event.

Spin-a-thon/Walk-a-thon March 23

PLATTSBURGH — The Rehab Warriors are putting on a spin-a-thon/walk-a-thon to raise money for the Relay for Life at 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 23, at the CVPH Wellness Center. The cost is $15, and more donations are welcome. The spin bikes are first come, first serve, with a sign-up sheet at the Wellness Center front desk. Participants can also bring their own trainer and road bike. Those who don’t feel comfortable spinning/walking for three hours can relay it with a team.

CVPH rehabiliation will also be present to offer information regarding specialized services for running, posture/back care, vestibular rehabilitation, pelvic floor rehab and our pediatrics program. There will be baked goods for sale, a rehab recipe book and raffle tickets. Anyone can attend.

Rough Riders Rifle Team takes second

PLATTSBURGH — The Rough Riders Rifle Team from the Plattsburgh Rod and Gun Club took second place this week during Week 6 of league competition. The team fired a 1,563, which was 10 points behind first-place Whitehall. The team currently ranks second in the standings in the 13-team league.

The Rod and Gun Club Range is available Monday, Tuesday and Thursday night for practice. They provide all the equipment and coaching needed. The club also has a growing pistol program that meets on Wednesday and Friday. For more information, contact coach Peter Visconti at 298-7776.

Week 6 results

1, Whitehall, 1,573. 2, Rough Riders, 1,563. 3, Jamestown, 1,551. 4, Hartford, 1,537. 5, Aces, 1,480. 6, Capital City, 1,475. 7, Sharpshooters, 1,440. 8, St Lawrence, 1,398. 9, Jr.Rough Riders, 1,296. 10, Hudson Falls, 1,151. 11, Marksman, 1,005. 12, Burlington, 754. 13, Northfield 730.

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