December 22, 2012

Sports Shorts: December 22, 2012


---- — Clinton C.C. students win Scholar/Athlete award

PLATTSBURGH — The following Clinton Community College students have been designated Scholar/Athletes (QGPA 3.00 or better) for the fall 2012 semester:

Edward Blow, soccer; Mario Chabau, basketball; Emily Cutting, soccer; Alisha Ducatte, basketball; Daniel Escobar, soccer; Matthew Follett, soccer; Keon Jahanbakhsh, soccer; Jordan Knight, soccer/basketball; Kevin Murnane, soccer; Lyndale Nephew, soccer; Nate Noelting, soccer; Emily Schultz, soccer; Ben Smith, soccer.

Plattsburgh Half Marathon set for April 21

PLATTSBURGH — Registration is ongoing for the Plattsburgh Half Marathon and the two-person relay. After January 1, 2013, the race registration cost goes up.

The race will be held at 8 a.m. on Sunday, April 21. Go to to sign up. For more information, or to become a volunteer of sponsor, contact race organizers at

Tickets on sale for NYSPHSAA

Wrestling Championships

LATHAM — The New York State Public High School Athletic Association has announced tickets are now on sale for the 2013 High School Wrestling State Championships at the Time Union Center, being held on Friday and Saturday, February 22 and 23. The association has also released its official competition schedule for the upcoming tournament.

The 2013 schedule is as follows (more tournament information can be found at or

Session 1

Friday, February 22

9:30 a.m.- Parade of Champions/National Anthem; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.- Preliminaries in Division 1 and 2; 2 p.m.-4 p.m.- Quarterfinals in Division 1 and 2; 4 p.m.-8 p.m.- Wrestlebacks in Division 1 and 2.

Session 2

Saturday, February 23

9:30 a.m.- National Anthem/Special Awards; 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.- Semifinals in Division 1 and 2, and wrestlebacks in Division 1 and 2; 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m.- Wrestlebacks/Consolations semifinals in Division 1 and 2; 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.- Consolation finals in Division 1 and 2.

Session 3

Saturday, February 23

6 p.m.- Championship finals in Division 1 and 2 (2 mats only).

Registration now open for Empire State Winter Games

LAKE PLACID — Organizers of the 2013 Empire State Winter Games, set for the Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, and Wilmington Olympic region in the Northern Adirondacks, have announced online registration is now open.

Athletes in all disciplines can officially enter by going to the Games website at

The ESWG will officially begin with an Opening Ceremony Feb. 7, in the Lake Placid Olympic Center’s Herb Brooks Arena. A torch run through the North Country will begin Feb. 6, and conclude at the Opening Ceremonies.

For more information on the 33rd edition of the winter sports festival, log on to