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June 5, 2013

Sports Shorts: June 5, 2013

Lions baseball holding signups Wednesday

MALONE — The Bob Barton Lions Baseball League will hold sign-ups Wednesday at the Franklin Academy High School gymnasium lobby from 3-5 p.m.

This is for the Malone team for ages 13-16. Cost to play is $35 per player.

For more information, contact Tim Conners at 353-2241.


Bud Light Platinum Shootout slated for June 15-16

PLATTSBURGH — The 2nd Bud Light Platinum Shootout will be held on June 15-16.

This is a two-day tournament with two different formats on two different courses for two-man teams.

On June 15, Bluff Point will host the ‘Carver’ format — eight scramble, eight best-ball and two holes of alternate shot with handicaps added together and divided by three or the lowest single handicap to establish the team handicap.

On June 16, The Barracks will host the ‘Dodds’ format — scrambling on the par 4s, both scores on the par 3s and alternate shot on the par 5s. Handicaps are added together and divided by three to establish team handicap.

There are prizes for each day, as well as prizes for the overall winners, tee times for both will begin around 8:30 a.m. The cost of the tournament is $80 per player and $30 each day for green fees and carts. Participants must enter both events. Field is limited to players with verified handicaps only and entries must be paid in advance on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Plattsburgh Distributing, Bluff Point and The Barracks will be providing a number of prizes, while Dukes Diner will provide ‘stunners’ on Sunday prior to tee time.

To sign-up or for questions, contact Mike at or 593-2792, or Casey at

Entry forms will be available at both courses.


Forcier Memorial golf tournament scheduled for June 28

WESTPORT — The Westport Country Club will hold a memorial golf tournament in memory of Doris Forcier on June 28.

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