October 3, 2013

Sports Shorts: October 3, 2013


---- — Peru adult volleyball underway Oct. 7

PERU —Peru adult coed volleyball will begin on Oct. 7 at the Peru Primary School gymnasium.

Games will take place Mondays and Thursday from 7-9 p.m. and players must be 19 years old or older to play. Cost is $1 per player each day.

For more information, contact Kim at 643-2670.


ADK holding hike up Noonmark

PLATTSBURGH — The public is invited to join the Algonquin Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club for a hike up Noonmark from Round Pound in the Keene Valley Oct. 10.

This is considered a moderate hike. Contact Bill Laundrie at 561-5681 for more details.


Saranac Booster Club Fall Classic announces winners

PLATTSBURGH — The 7th Annual Saranac Booster Club Fall Classic was held on Sept. 22 at the Barracks Golf Course.

Kevin Hunt, Frank Irwin, LaFleur and Stone captured first place. Tom Maggy, Hank Wilson, Rick Fournia and Kevin Fournia were the runner ups.

Joe Graziane, John Drollette, Jim Lockwood and Dan Bushey came in third.

John Niles won the closest to the line and the men’s longest drive. Lori Newell had the women’s longest drive.

Joe Graziane and Megan Leary had the shot closest to the pin.


Monster Dash 5K set for Oct. 20

MORRISONVILLE — The Monster Dash 5K Run/Walk & Goblin Gallop Kids Run will take place Oct. 20 at the Medicine Horse Farm at noon.

Registration for the event is $15 for adults and $10 for children under 12.

All runners will receive ‘lives’ in the form of a belt and flags.

‘Zombies’ will out during the run and their job is to chase and capture participant’s flags. Avoid the ‘Zombies’ to save your lives.

Awards will be given to runners in first, second and third for men and women.

Participants are encouraged to wear a costume. The race is family friendly, so refrain from overly scary or gory costumes.

To preregister, go to and click on the events, or preregister at


Great Pumpkin Prediction race starts Oct. 26

PLATTSBURGH — The Great Pumpkin Prediction race will be held Oct. 26. All proceeds will benefit the homeless programs ETC operates in Clinton County.

The event begins at noon and the start and finish of the race will be inside the Crete. Timing for the race will be provided by

Winners are those that finish the closest to the time that they predict. The race offers a short course that is near a 5K distance (stroller, walker and runner friendly). The race also offers a longer course that is near a 10K distance.

Costumes are encouraged and prizes will be awarded for the best adult costume and best child costume. All registrants will receive a participant shirt while supplies last, and food and entertainment will be provided.

Cost for the race is $20 for individuals, or $10 per person for families of three or more up until Oct. 18. Preregister at Rates for the race increases after Oct. 18. Race day registration is from 10-11:45 a.m.