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August 26, 2013

Sports shorts: August 26, 2013

North Bowl schedules Junior Bowling Program

PLATTSBURGH — The North Bowl Lanes Junior Bowling Program will begin shortly. League sign-ups will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 26 and 29 at North Bowl. Pizza and two free games of bowling will be offered to all youth bowlers who sign up on either of these days. The junior program will start at 9 a.m. on September 7 and runs for 30 weeks, ending in April. A meeting for all youth bowlers and parents is scheduled for 8:45 a.m. on Sept. 7.

Youth league members bowl at 9 a.m. on Saturdays, with practice starting at 8:50 a.m. Each member is required to purchase a membership in the United States Bowling Congress (USBC) at a cost of $17. By purchasing the membership, each bowler will receive a bowling shirt from USBC and is eligible for additional awards. For additional information on youth bowling, go to

The North Bowl program is divided into four age groups: Bumpers (ages up to six); Bantams (ages six to eight); Preps (ages nine to 12); and Scholarship Junior-Major-Senior (ages 13 to 20). Each youth bowler is placed in his or her respective division, based on age and/or ability. Over the past five years, bowlers in the Junior-Major-Senior League have earned over $20,000 in scholarship money. For more information on the program, contact North Bowl at 561-1690.


Whiteface Club tennis leagues finish season

LAKE PLACID — Playoffs for the various tennis leagues at the Whiteface Club Tennis Center have been completed.

The Tour Players League of eight mixed doubles teams final was surprising in that the season-long close battle between the Alan Beideck/LeeAnne Baker team and the Beth Edgley/Ron Edgley team ended in a 6-0 win for Beideck/Baker. Tammy La Lande/Wayne Feinberg finished third, followed by Bob Mensink/Sam Mensink, Kathy Pfohl/Steve Short, Judy Borzilleri/Bill Borzilleri; Judy McLean/John Wilkins and Dave Wisniewski/Suzanne Quaintance.

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