March 5, 2013

Sports shorts: March 5, 2013


---- — Kramer snags lacrosse honors

CORTLAND — Joey Kramer of the Plattsburgh State men’s lacrosse team was named State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) player of the week for the week ending March 3.

The senior attackman out of Lindenhurst, N.Y. tallied 12 points as the Cardinals opened the 2013 season with a 3-0 week. In the season opener at RPI, Kramer scored three goals and two assists in a 7-5 for Plattsburgh State. On Friday he netted three goals in a 16-6 win at Farmingdale State before closing off the weekend with a four-point afternoon in a 20-10 win against FDU-Florham on Sunday. Kramer finished the week with 13 shots on goal and leads the team with 12 ground balls.

The Cardinals, who are receiving votes in the latest USILA Division III Coaches Poll, host Norwich University in the home opener Wednesday afternoon. Game time is set for 4 p.m. at the Field House Lacrosse Complex.

PHS schedules awards night, meeting

PLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh High School will hold its Winter Sports Awards night on March 18, at 7 p.m., in the high-school auditorium.

Also, the parent-coach meeting for spring sports will be held on March 25, at 7 p.m., in the PHS auditorium.

Trailgroomers to meet on Wednesday

REDFORD — The Trailgroomers Snowmobile Club will meet on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Big Daddy’s in Redford.

Seton lists spring coaching vacancies

PLATTSBURGH — Seton Catholic Central High School is seeking applications for the following spring coaching positions:

Girls’ Modified Softball Assistant Coach, Boys’

Modified Baseball Assistant Coach, Boys’ Varsity Golf Head Coach and Assistant Coach and Varsity Tennis Assistant Coach.

Interested applicants must possess or be willing to become certified in first aid and CPR/AED.

For more information, or to apply, contact Duncan Payne, Athletic Director at 561 – 4031 ext 120, or by e-mail at

Lifeguard training classes set

PLATTSBURGH — The Department of Sport and Wellness is offering a non-credit Lifeguard Training course March 27–May 8. Wednesdays (7:00 - 10:00 p.m.) & Sundays (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.). No classes will be held Easter March 31 & April 3.

Candidates must register by March 22 . A pre-swim test will be given at the first class.

The cost of $225.00 includes all class materials and Red Cross fees. For more detailed information and enrollment form check under Red Cross programs at Recreation web site. Questions, email Leith Bardon

Visconti captures final NRA match

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh Rod and Gun Club held its last in a series of four NRA Matches this past weekend with Peter Visconti of Champlain the match winner with a score of 790 out of 800.

James Cummings of St. Albans placed second with a score of 787, and Frank Richards of Mooers came in third with a 777.

The top Junior Shooter was Andrew Visconti who shot a score of 751 and placed fifth overall.

Visconti also won the prone match shooting a perfect score of 400 with 38 center shots, outshooting Cummings who also fired a 400 but with 35 center shots.

For more information about competition rifle shooting contact Norbert Yakey at 298-5161.

Dart tourney to support troops

PLATTSBURGH — A dart tournament to benefit area military service personnel will be held March 16 at the Moose Lodge, 90 Sharron Ave.

There will be a 100 percent payout with trophies. Entry fee is $7 with a non-perishable food item. There will also be raffles and 50-50 drawings.

Donations will be accepted at the Moose Lodge. To make a donation, or for more information, contact John Livsey, at 570-5761, or Thomas Livsey, at 335-6878.