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April 4, 2013

Sports Shorts: April 4, 2013

PYH 16U team falls in USA Hockey National Championships

TROY, Mich. — The Plattsburgh Youth Hockey 16U boys’ midget team dropped a 4-2 decision to the Warwick Warriors Wednesay at the USA Hockey National Championships taking place.

After falling behind in the first period, goals by Ryan Whalen and Nate Foster tied the game at two after two periods. The third period was an up-and-down contest, but goals late in the period sealed the game for Warwick. Warwick outshot the PYH team 41-38 for the game.

The Plattsburgh team completes its round robin portion of the tournament with games today against the San Diego Jr. Gulls at 11:15 a.m., and Friday against the Toledo Cherokee at 5 p.m. The games are being web-telecasted live over the Fast Hockey network and are available for viewing at the Fountain Bros. American Legion Post 1619 in West Plattsburgh.

Women’s Basketball to Host Kid’s Night Out

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh State women’s basketball team will be hosting a Kid’s Night Out event on Saturday, April 13 for children ages 5-13. This will be the third time the Lady Cards is hosting the event, which will run from 5:30-9 p.m. at Memorial Hall, on the campus of SUNY Plattsburgh.

There will be swimming, sports, games, movies, and arts and crafts. The cost is $10 per child with a special family rate of $7 for each additional child.

Registration will only take place on-site from 5-6:30 p.m. and a parent or guardian must be present at registration. For more information, contact head coach Cheryl Cole at 564-4147 or by email at colec@plattsburgh.edu.

2013 Adirondack Marathon Distance Festival

SCHROON LAKE — The 17th Annual Adirondack Marathon Distance Festival returns to Schroon Lake, on the weekend of September 21 and 22.

The Festival kicks off Saturday, September 21 at 9:30 a.m. at the Chestertown Town Hall with a 5K and 10K run/walk. Go to www.helpersfund.org or fore more details and to register online.

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