Vintage snowmobile run set for Saturday
LYON MOUNTAIN — The VSCADK will hold its first vintage snowmobile race of the year on Saturday in the Adirondack Mountains region. A special permit has been obtained for the occasion. Participants will meet at the Lyon Mountain Legion on Route 374. Registration starts at 9:15 a.m. and departure is at 10 a.m.
The distance of the run is approximately 40 miles on groomed snowmobile trails. There will be a mid-distance stop for lunch at noon at Belly’s Restaurant in Owl Head-Mountain View. There is no cost for VSCADK members and the cost is $10 for non-members.
For the run, snowmobilers do not have to have their snowmobiles registered or plated. However, it is imperative that each participant have individual liability insurance for their respective snowmobile in order to ride on New York State trails.
For more information in the United States, call Paul Sayah, president of the VSCADK, at 735-4718. In Canada, call Richard Clark, vice-president, at (450) 264-8998, or Richard Riel, vice-president, at (450) 264-4540.
Raville tosses 300 game at North Bowl Lanes
PLATTSBURGH — Tom Raville, bowling for T. Raville Painting in the Thursday Night Industrial League on Jan. 16 at North Bowl Lanes, rolled a 300 game and finished the evening with a 213-300-164-677 series. Raville carries a 201 league average.
It was Raville’s fourth-career 300 game and his first came 25 years ago in December. When Raville tossed his first-ever 300, it was only the fourth one ever rolled at North Bowl, which opened in 1959.
Youth bureau to host Winter Adventure Races
PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County Youth Bureau and the Town of Plattsburgh Recreation Department will co-host a series of Winter Adventure Races. The races will take place on Saturdays, Feb. 1 through 22 at the former Cedar Knoll Building, located on the Military Turnpike.
Registration begins at 2 p.m., and the runs start at 2:15 p.m. Participants will be racing through an obstacle course. The facility is open to the elements, so dress accordingly. All events are free and open to youth of all ages. The Winter Adventure Races are part of the “Snowball” collaboration.
For further information, call the Youth Bureau at 565-4750.
Colby Fishing Classic set for March 1 & 2
SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Fish and Game Club will host the 30th-annual Colby Classic Ice Fishing Derby March 1 and 2 at Lake Colby in the Village of Saranac Lake. The derby starts at 7 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m. each day.
Contestants can pre-register for the derby at the Blue Line Sports Shop in Saranac Lake or on derby days at the Lake Colby beach house across from the Adirondack Medical Center on Route 86. Derby-day registration begins at 6:45 a.m. each day.
The registration fee is $7 per adult, per day or $10 per adult for both days. Youths under 16 years of age can register for $3 per day or $5 for both days. Contestants will be eligible to win prizes in the trout, salmon, perch and northern pike categories, with separate prizes awarded to adults and youths. The tournament grand prize is a charter fishing trip for two people with Fish Doctor Charters of Mexico, N.Y. Door prizes and raffles will also be awarded.
Fifteen tagged fish will be stocked in Lake Colby prior to the derby, courtesy of the NYSDEC-Lake Clear Fish Hatchery. A $100 prize will be awarded to any lucky fisherman who catches a tagged fish during the derby and one of the tagged salmon will be worth $500 this year.
Bait will be available at the Blue Line Sports Shop in Saranac Lake and the River Road Bait Shop in Bloomingdale during the event. For more information, contact derby chairman Cecilia Martin at 637-9392 or Dave Bodah at 891-5989.