May 4, 2013

Sports Shorts: May 4, 2013


---- — Airborne Speedway kicks off 60th season tonight

PLATTSBURGH – Airborne Speedway begins its 60th season of stock car racing today at 5 p.m.

Long-time Modified competitor Craig Ormsby will be remembered when the DIRTcar Modifieds take to the track for the Econo Lodge 60-lap main event.

The Sportsman Modifieds, Limited Late Models, Renegades and Mini Modifieds will also be in action on the five-division race card presented by Furniture World of VT and Della Auto Group.

Airborne’s Fun Karts track opens at 1 p.m. Grandstands open at 3 p.m.

Admission is $15/adults, kids 12 and under admitted free of charge.

High Peaks Cyclery holding skills clinic

LAKE PLACID — High Peaks Cyclery will be holding a Woman’s Road Bike Riding Skills Clinic Saturday, May 4, from 3-6 p.m.

The clinic will teach skills to become a better rider, along with shifting, hill, turns and more. Bike rentals and fit are available. There will be snacks and rewards given after. Call and pre-register at 523-3764.

Archery Tournament results

PINE RIDGE — The Pine Ridge Bowman held a 3-d archery shoot Sunday.

Results are as follows:

Male Open- Aron Stevenson 298, Keith Rabideau 292, David Frederick 285. Female Open- April Stevenson 232. Male Hunter- Nick Harnden 298, Tom Svarplaitis 297, Kassey Trombley 286. Female Hunter- Amanda Frederick 255, Holly Frederick 253. Male Traditional- Keith Barber 243, Chad Wallace 224, Scott La lowdle 220. Female Traditional- Flo Barber 129, Mary Manning 74. Male Youth- Karsen Labarge 236, Joey Ashline 120. Cubs- Jordan Prentiss 267, Noah Prentiss 244, Kaleb Labarge 266. Pee Wee- Logan Stevenson 215, Cedes Brown 195, Tyler Bousquet 175.

Beekmantown baseball 2013 raffle results

BEEKMANTOWN — The 2013 Beekmantown baseball raffle drawing was completed on April 30, at the home varsity baseball game against NAC.

The winner of the raffle was Jenn King and she won four lower level tickets to the Yankees, Red Sox game at Yankees Stadium. Thank you to all the parents and players for selling the raffle tickets. The community support of the Beekmantown baseball program is greatly appreciated.

Shearer, VanGlahn named Chancellor’s Scholar-Athletes

ALBANY — Adam Shearer of the Plattsburgh State men’s indoor track andf team and Chelsea VanGlahn of the Plattsburgh State women’s hockey team have been named 2013 Chancellor’s Scholar Athletic Award recipients.

The award recognizes a combination of academic excellence and outstanding athletic achievement at the Division I, Division II, and NJCAA levels.

Shearer, a Plattsburgh resident, posted a second-place finish in the 3,000 meter race and qualified for the ECAC meet with a time of 8:45.31, he was named to the All-SUNYAC Second Team. VanGlahn, a junior out of Point Pleasant New Jersey, skated all 30 of the Cardinals’ 2013 games, which helped her team earn a third-place finish at the NCAA Division III Women’s Ice Hockey Championships. VanGlahn registered 22 points including 14 goals and eight assists this season for the Cardinals. VanGlahn is also a two-time ECAC West All-Academic Team selection.

Willsboro Ladies Golf Association tees off May 28

WILLSBORO — The Willsboro Ladies Golf Association’s first play day will be Tuesday, May 28 at 8 a.m. Non-members are welcome to come and join the Ladies for nine holes FORE Fun and Friendship.

Contact Donna Roeck at 963-8989 for all inquiries.

Siberian Rod & Gun Club to meet May 7

DANNEMORA— The Siberian Rod and Gun Club will meet at 7 p.m. May 7 in the clubhouse.

North Country Brawl to be May 18

PLATTSBURGH— The Lumber Jills beat the Capital City roller derby team from Ottawa last week after a close bout. At 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18 the Lumber Jills will be at Keene, New Hampshire in the North Country Brawl. Doors open at 5 p.m. to the public.

The halftime show will be performed by Liesa and the Masouda Dance Ensemble. Stop by the North Country Food Co-Op and Conroy’s Organics, or to buy your tickets in advance for $10.00. Children ages 6-12 are $5.00. Children under five are and general admission tickets $12.00 at the door on the day of the event.

Each bout this season is dedicated to a local non-profit organization as part of our efforts to give back to the community. For our North Country Brawl the Lumber Jills are proud to help Imaginarium Children’s Museum of the North Country. Imaginarium is a young Children’s Museum in the community that is located at 4709 on Route 9 in Plattsburgh. The 50/50 raffle during the bout will go towards Imaginarium Children’s and you can find them tabling at the bout with more information. The team will be providing food and beverage while Oliver Ridley’s will be in charge of the beer garden.

Archery Indoor Leagues after second week

CADYVILLE — Below are the results from the 3-spot Archery Indoor League after the second week:

Youth: 1. Troy Ebersole- 497, 2. Jeremy Goddeau- 216. Female Hunter: Amiee Ebersole- 564. Male Hunter: 1. John Downey- 575, 2. Todd St. John- 573, 3. Jason Finley- 572, 4. Tom Suarplaitis- 5567, 5. Eric Mitchel- 558, 6. Ryan Goddeau- 557, 7. Chris Martineau- 555, 8. Paul Ashline- 547, 9. Jim St. John- 543, 10. Harvey Brown- 531, 11. Kasey Trombley- 494, 12. Joe Goddeau- 493. Female Open: Amanda Frederick- 571. Male Open: 1. Aron Stevenson- 599, 2. Thomas Codding-596, 3. David Frederick- 594, Todd 4. Ebersole- 568.

Saranac’s Bowman honored at Sage

ALBANY—The Sage Colleges department of athletics recognized several student athletes on Monday night in conjunction with the department’s annual awards banquet, at the Albany Country Club. Many Gator student athletes were on hand.

For the Sage women’s basketball team, the award as Gator of the year was given to sophomore guard Megan Bowman of Saranac. She led the team and ranked nationally with her efforts as the Gator’s floor general.

Bowman was ranked 64th in Division III with her 4.2 assists per game and was ranked 53rd with her 3.09 steals a game. She also averaged 9.7 points per game. She wraps up her Gators career with 71 steals and 97 assists in 23 career games. She was also second in 3-point field goals in Division III with a 21.5 field goal percentage.

Bowman’s coach Jackie Craft said, “Megan is a spark that got our team going this year. She is the first one ion the gym and the last to leave,” Craft said. “She is the type of student athlete every coach hopes to have on their team. Her ability to motivate her teammates is like no other.”