Sports Shorts

October 25, 2013

Sports Shorts: October 25, 2013

Sectional playoff admission prices announced

PLATTSBURGH — Section VII has announced admission prices for postseason contest. Children under school age will be admitted free of charge.

Quarterfinals and semifinals

Single contest at one site- Students: $2. Adults: $3

Multiple contests at one site- Students: $3. Adults: $5.

Sectional qualifiers and finals

All Admission: $5

Regional contests hosted in Section VII

All Admission: $6


Pumpkin Muffin 5K set for Saturday

PAUL SMITHS — The Paul Smith’s College Striders will host the 20th Annual Pumpkin Muffin 5 Kilometer (3.1 miles) Fun Run/Walk at 11 a.m. Saturday. The event will be used a fun tune-up for the USCAA nationals for the Paul Smith’s cross country teams. Many of the collegiate runners will take part in full costume.

The course will be on pavement and woodland trails. Approximately one mile of the course utilizes the hilly Visitor’s Interpretive Center’s Silviculture Trail. The start and finish is located on the campus roadway, near Essex Hall, while race registration will take place in the lobby of the Saunders Sports Complex.

The first 60 to register will receive a t-shirt. A half-gallon of maple syrup will be awarded to the man and woman who can guess closest to their actual finish time. Plaques will be awarded to the top three in numerous categories. Participants will be able to use the locker room and shower facilities afterwards.

For more information, contact Jim Tucker at 327-6389 or


North Bowl Singles Shootout on Nov. 3

PLATTSBURGH — North Bowl Lanes will be hosting a Singles Shootout Nov. 3, with qualifying shifts at noon and 2:15 p.m. Based on 50 entries, first place will be worth $300. The top 15 or one in five entries will cash.

Entry fee is $35, with re-entry at $30. Handicap is 80 percent of the difference in your average and 220, with a maximum of 32 pins per game. A bowler’s highest 2012-2013 average will be used, with a minimum of 21 games bowled.

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