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January 24, 2014

Sports Shorts: January 24, 2014

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.

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