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March 13, 2013

Sports Shorts: March 13, 2013

High school tennis clinic starts Sunday

PLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh State is hosting a high school varsity tennis clinic during the college’s spring break.

The clinic is for high school tennis players who have or will play for a varsity team in 2013. The session dates/times are: Sunday from 2-5 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 5-7 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 2-5 p.m.

Cost is $100 for the entire session or $10 an hour per player. The clinic is being run by Mark Stata, Plattsburgh State women’s tennis coach. The clinic will focus on technical and tactical skills, and doubles and singles strategy.

All session will be held at the Field House. For more information, or to request a registration form, email

Rifle League results for Week 7

PLATTSBURGH — The Rough Riders Rifle team came in third this week in the Vermont Winter Postal League.

Jamestown outshot them by one point, 1566-1565, for the first time this season. The Rough Riders were led by Peter Visconti (394) and Frank Richards (393)

The Jr. Rough Riders came in 10th this week, le by the shooting of Andrew Visconti (376).

The team practices at the Plattsburgh Rod & Gun Club, for information contact Norbert Yakey at 298-5161. Equipment and instruction are provided at no charge.

Leage results

Whitehall 1578, Jamestown 1566, Rough Riders 1565, Hartford 1548, Capital City 1511, Northfield 1511, Aces 1478, Sharpshooters 1457, St Lawrence 1447, Jr Rough Riders 1192, Hudson Falls 1153, Burlington 1125, Marksman 505


Whiteface Club ranked 12th in state

LAKE PLACID — Whiteface Club & Resort was ranked No. 12 in the state by Golfweek Magazine in its March 8, 2013 edition.

The Whiteface Club is classified as a classic course. Their golf team features, J. Peter Martin, Ron Reid, Corey Reid, bob McCalvin, Randy Patterson and Mike Sabatini.

Teams needed for slo-pitch league

WILMINGTON — The Wilmington men’s slo-pitch softball league is looking for teams for the 2013 softball season.

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