Press-Republican

August 23, 2013

Sports Shorts: August 23, 2013


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---- — Thunder Road Speedbowl moves event to tonight

BARRE, Vt. — Thunder Road International Speedbowl postponed Thursday’s Aubuchon Hardware Night due to rain in the forecast and has re-scheduled the event for tonight.

Derrick O’Donnell sits on top of the Late Modal point standings over Nick Sweet, who has an opportunity to make up some ground in the 100-lap feature. The Bond Auto Tiger Sportsmen and Allen Lumber Street Stocks will also be in action. Qualifying will begin at 6 p.m. sharp.

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Cedar Hollow Steak Bake on Saturday

REDFORD — The annual Cedar Hollow Steak Bake will be held on Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. A New York Strip Steak dinner will cost $10. There will also be hamburgers, hot dogs and chowder. Take-out orders will be available.

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Pro Stock Series featured at Mohawk

AKWESASNE — Mohawk International Raceway presents a full program featuring the Mohawk Race Parts Pro Stock Series, plus Modifieds, Sportsman and a 20-lap “The Cig Shop” Series race for the Bandits tonight. The Mod Lites are not on the schedule this week. This weekend’s events will be the final “regular” race night of the year.

Pit Gates and spectator area will open at 4 p.m. Heat race action will get underway at 7:30 p.m. Pit Admission is $25 with DIRTcar License and $30 without. Grandstand Admission is $14 with children 12 and under admitted for free.

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Pepsi-Cola classic league forming at North Bowl

PLATTSBURGH — The Classic League, sponsored by Pepsi-Cola, is now forming at North Bowl Lanes. It is a five-person scratch league, with a team maximum of 1,000. The league begins bowling at 7 p.m. Sept. 9.

Any individuals or teams can contact Nick at 578-9135 or John at 534-3713.

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Industrial League at North Bowl forming

PLATTSBURGH — The Industrial League at North Bowl Lanes is now forming for the upcoming season. It consists of five-man teams and bowls at 7 p.m. on Thursday nights. A league meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 5 with the first evening of bowling to follow.

Teams and individuals are welcome. For more information, contact Joe at 572-6791 or John at 561-1690.

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Christon competes in Cadyville Fun Run

CADYVILLE — Beth Christon finished the Aug. 5 Cadyville Fun Run in 26 minutes, 23 seconds. She placed 43rd in the 5K. Christon’s name was incorrectly reported to the Press-Republican.

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CVBL to hold first golf tournament

ROUSES POINT — The Champlain Valley Baseball League will be holding its first CVBL Grand Slam of Golf Tournament on Sept. 7 at the North Country Golf Club. The format is a four-person scramble and there will be a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

Entry forms are available at the NCGC pro shop, Peabody’s or the Fourth Ward Club.

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Ledden gets hole-in-one in Willsboro

WILLSBORO — Jim Ledden scored his first hole-in-one when he aced the par-three, 172-yard second hole at the Willsboro Golf Club on Aug. 20. Ledden used a 2,3 hybrid. Ledden’s hole-in-one was witnessed by his longtime playing partner, Bill Bardeen.

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Guenther records ace at Lake Placid Club’s 9th hole

LAKE PLACID — Toronto’s Patricia Guenther recorded her first hole-in-one Aug. 19 on the ninth hole of the Lake Placid Club Pristine Nine Golf Course. Her husband witnessed the ace, achieved with a 4 hybrid on the 93-yard uphill par three. Being unable to see anything but the flagstick, Guenther was unaware of her ace until she checked the cup and found her ball.

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Champions crowned in City Basketball Leagues

PLATTSBURGH — Playoff Most Valuable Player Anthony Williams scored 30 points, while Corey Lewis added 16, Shawn Gutzman 15 and Travis Gorman eight to lead second-seeded CSEA Local 884 to a 79-61 victory over top-seeded T. Maliniak Masonry and the championship in the City Men’s Basketball League.

Jamie Moore and Dustin Gratto accounted for 17 points each for Maliniak’s, while Chris Hartmann finished with 11.

Meanwhile, the championship in the City Women’s Basketball League went to the fourth-seeded Bballin’ Mamas, who edged out a 51-48 win over top-seeded Fesette’s/High Peaks Dental. Playoff Most Valuable Player Courtney Coryea led the way with 17 points and was followed by Laura Nutt with 12 and Cristi Lawless, seven.

Marle Curle scored 16 points and Brittney Marshall 10 in a losing cause.