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November 24, 2013

Sports Shorts: November 24, 2013

Ohio State/Michigan gathering Nov. 30

PLATTSBURGH — The annual Ohio State/Michigan football game is Nov. 30. Alumni, friends and fans are welcome to attend at Peabody’s at noon.

For more information, contact Chuck at 563-5460 or Jake at 566-6054.

Thanksgiving Clinic set for Nov. 29

PLATTSBURGH — The Second Annual Thanksgiving Clinic will be held Nov. 29 at the Crete Civic Center.

There will be a pitching/catching clinic from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. and a hitting/defense clinic from 10:30 a.m. until noon. Each clinic is $25 or $40 for both.

To register, visit northcountrybaseball.com and us the registration tools. Each session is limited to 50 campers.

Plattsburgh State baseball coach Kris Doorey, as well as PSU assistant coaches Zack Welch and Brian Burns will be the lead instructors.

Poker Fun Run/Walk set for Dec. 7

PLATTSBURGH — The 8th-annual Poker Fun Run/Walk, to benefit the Clinton County Christmas Bureau, will be held Saturday, Dec. 7. The beginning and end of the run/walk will be Geoffrey’s Pub in Plattsburgh.

The event starts at noon, with registration beginning at 11 a.m. The first 150 to register will receive an event t-shirt. This is not a timed event and all runners and walkers are welcome.

Along the route, each participant will be issued five playing cards. The person with the best poker hand at the completion of the event will win the pot. Any ties for the best hand will share the pot.

The suggested donation is $25. For more information, call 569-8639, or e-mail mkc1@westelcom.com for a pre-registration form.

Cardinals earn fifth straight Team Academic Award

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — For the fifth consecutive season, the Plattsburgh State women’s soccer team received the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s (NSCAA) Team Academic Award.

During the 2012-13 academic year, the Cardinals recorded a team GPA of 3.21, making them one of 862 collegiate soccer teams (269 men, 593 women) that earned the accolade that recognizes team success in the classroom as well as on the pitch.

In order to be considered for the award, a team must secure a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

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