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January 23, 2014

Sports Shorts: January 23, 2014

Dannemora K of C free throw contest on Sunday

REDFORD — The Dannemora Knights of Columbus Council #2166 will hold its annual free throw shooting contest at 1 p.m. on Sunday at the Assumpion of Mary School in Redford. The doors will open at noon for practice.

Boys and girls ages nine through 14 are eligible to participate. Winners will receive trophies and will advance on in the state-wide competition. For more information, contact Ed Liberty, at 293-6671.

Rabideau claims Green Jacket

PLATTSBURGH — The winner of the coveted Green Jacket for the 2013 American Legion post 1619 “Big Buck” contest was Alvin Rabideau at 192 pounds and eight points.

Randy Bedard grabbed the runner-up spot at 188 pounds and nine points. Richard Chase concluded the podium at 171 pounds and eight points.

The “Big Buck Bow” went to Scott Baker at 150 pounds and four points. The “Big Doe Bow” was awarded to Jared Higgins at 99 pounds.

Randy Rock collected the “Big Buck Muzzle Loader” at 149 pounds and eight points. Jeremy Favro and Gary Baker each tied for the “Big Doe Muzzle Loader” at 120 pounds.

Bill Noel (191 pounds), Steve Petrashune (114 pounds) and Al Goddeau (95 pounds) finished 1-2-3 in “Biggest Bear.”

The event had 162 entries.

Cadieux honored as SUNYAC men’s hockey Goalie of the Week

CORTLAND — Mathieu Cadieux of the Plattsburgh State men’s hockey team has been selected as the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Goalie of the Week for the week ending Jan. 19.

Cadieux went 2-1 in a week of nonconference games on the road for Plattsburgh. On Tuesday at nationally-ranked No. 5 Norwich, the Oshawa, Ont., native allowed two goals and made 26 saves in a 4-2 win for Plattsburgh. Cadieux picked up his second win of the week at Middlebury in a 4-2 win Friday, stopping 28 of the 30 shots he faced. Cadieux wrapped up his week Saturday evening with 16 saves in a loss at then-ranked No. 12 Williams College.

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