10 YEARS AGO (2003)
Mark Rabideau reaches 1,000 points for his basketball career in Seton Catholic’s victory over AuSable Valley.
Nick O’Meara collects 27 points and 15 rebounds while leading PHS past Ticonderoga 60-57. Brenden Graney nets 27 in a losing cause.
Hilary Harwood hits for 25 points to lead Westport over Willsboro 44-31.
Missy West scores 38 points to lead the Franklin Academy alumnae past Saranac 62-58 in the annual Flynn/Gallagher Tournament. MVP Sarah Bushey scores 13 points as Northeastern Clinton tops Saranac 51-29 in the women’s final while Chris Verkey (13) and Chris Dubay (11) lead the Seton Catholic alums to a 60-53 win over Chateaugay in the men’s final.
Beekmantown’s Craig Reyell gets his 100th career point in Beekmantown’s 10-3 hockey win over Missisquoi Union (Vt).
Jason Dragoon, former Seton Catholic standout, earns Big South 3A Boys’ Soccer Coach of the Year honors for leading East Lincoln to the North Carolina playoffs.
20 YEARS AGO (1993)
Saranac finishes second to host Queensbury in wrestling. Lance Eagle and Jason Venne are individual champs while Peru, led by Mark Rock and Craig Duprey, is fourth.
Rice Memorial of Burlington edges host Beekmantown, 57-56, in double overtime in the tournament final. Eric Deshaies scores 17, Ryan Donahue, 15, and John Bromley, 12, for the Eagles (6-1).
Brad Dufrane sinks five of six free throws in the last 90 seconds to give host Brushton-Moira a 68-63 win over Saranac Lake in the final. Matt Frechette scores 18 points and Matt Bruce, 16, for Saranac Lake.
Tournament MVP Pam Dashnaw scores 17 points and comes up with seven steals as Peru defeats host Queensbury, 51-43, in the final. Jill Hartmann makes 6 of 9 free throws in the fourth to help secure the victory.
Joe Rockhill scores 23 points to spark Malone to a 76-65 win over Northeastern Clinton in the final of the Al Zaferakis Tournament. Erik Willette scores 29 for the Cougars.
25 YEARS AGO (1988)
Mike Coolidge sinks 4 free throws in the last 74 seconds to give AuSable Valley a 50-47 come-from-behind win over Peru.
Bruce Anson nets 23 and Jon Turek, 20, to lead Westport past Bolton 86-47.
Jay Scannell tosses in 28 and Steve Levitt adds 20 in Lake Placid’s 92-61 win over Long Lake.
Kara Kitchen scores 10 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter, including the game-winner with 10 seconds left, to lift AuSable Valley to a 49-47 win over Beekmantown.
Kathie Pinsonneault nets 14 points to help unbeaten Northeastern Clinton defeat Peru 38-29.
Joe Smith scores 6 goals in Lake Placid’s 7-2 hockey win over PHS. Duane Bibeau, Russell Holland and Jeff Jiampetti score goals as St. John’s beats Glens Falls, and goaltender Erin Whitten, 3-1.
Mike Laravia gets the hat trick and Mike Leonard and Chris O’Connell each score twice as MAI defeats Neudorf 9-4 in Zurich, Switz. in the opener of its four-game European hockey tour.
Freshman Rian McManus’s basket at the buzzer gives Northeastern Clinton a 44-43 victory over Linton in the first round of the Schenectady girls’ basketball tournament. Nancy Southwick adds 16 points. The Cougars bow to Bishop Gibbons 53-26 in the final.
MVP Jeff Holmes, Roy Ebersole and Tom Lacey lead defending champ PHS to a 106-95 victory over Northeastern Clinton in the final of the Alumni Basketball Tournament.
John Cross sinks a shot from halfcourt in Willsboro’s 103-100 overtime victory over Moriah in the Elizabethtown-Lewis basketball tournament. Dale Bigelow scores 40 points to lead the Warriors with Art Morgan adding 29 and Cross, 22. Tom Olcott scores 29 for the Vikings while Frank Gilbo and Tim Salerno each score 28.
David LaPoint scores 27 points as Northern Adirondack knocks off previously unbeaten Chateaugay 69-64 in the Bulldogs’ tourney final. The win avenges a loss to Chateaugay in the 1987 final and a loss to the Bulldogs earlier in the season.
30 YEARS AGO (1983)
Paul Latourelle’s goal in the second overtime lifts host Lake Placid to a 4-3 win over King City, Ont. in the final. Brock Reid, John Martin and Mike Hurley also score for Lake Placid while goaltender Mike Dyer earns MVP honors.
Greg Greene makes 12 of 14 free throws in the fourth quarter to lift host Northeastern Clinton over Chazy, 62- 50, in the final. Dennis Poupore scores 20 for Chazy.
Tournament MVP Judy Thompson scores 18 points and grabs 17 rebounds in Willsboro’s 37-28 win over host Elizabethtown-Lewis.
Joel Dolbeck scores 18 points to spark Ticonderoga over Whitehall 48-46 in the Ti Booster Club Tournament final. The Sentinels’ Art Belden and Saranac Lake’s Rick Hallberg are named to the all-tournament team.
MVP Mark Sipe scores 17 points to spur Dannemora to a 62-50 win over Elizabethtown-Lewis in the Lake Placid final.
40 YEARS AGO (1973)
MVP Mike Francis leads PHS over MAI, 95-68, in the final of the Flynn Alumni Tournament. Teammate Rich Maisano, MAI’s Rick Wells, Charles Shatraw of NAC and Mike Sharrow of Moriah round out the all-tourney team.
Mike Ryan scores 21 points and Butch Butchino, 18, as Saranac wins the CVL Holiday Tournament for the second year in a row, beating MAI, 73-58. Tim Howley scores 24 for the Mounties.
MVP Gary Anson nets 22 as host Westport beats Crown Point, 88-77, in the alumni final. Teammates Barry Morrison and Tom Tanneberger are on the all-tourney team, along with Bucky Hathaway of Elizabethtown-Lewis and Larry French and Doug Ross of Crown Point.
50 YEARS AGO (1963)
The St. John’s Alumni retire the Leo Pearl Trophy with their third straight win in the March of Dimes Tournament. Fuzzy Fesette scores 27 and Tom McFadden, 18, to lead the Irish grads past OLVA, 75-63.
Dick Booth scores 23 points, Jeff Burns, 16, and Harry Yelle and Chris Rowlson, 11 each, as PHS beats Berlin, N.H., 92-72. PHS downs Gorham, N.H. the following night.
MVP Bob Garrow leads Nitzi’s Profs to a win over host Holy Name, 103-78, in the final. Mike Beauvais adds 24 while John Fountain nets 17 for Holy Name. Wayne Lashway of The Police scores 112 points in three games.
60 YEARS AGO (1953)
Former PHS standout Benny Lavorando is a member of the New York University wrestling team taking on the Cuban Olympians in Havana.
John Wood scores 32 points as the North Country Coaches club Peru’s Town Team, 113-77. Bob Bruno scores 19 for Peru.
Jack Smith scores 10 points and Urgil Votraw and Jim Sears, 9 each, as St. John’s beats MAI, 67-42, to win the March of Dimes Alumni Tournament for the fourth time. Jim Brown leads MAI with 12 and Bob Dragoon adds 11.
70 YEARS AGO (1943)
Tony Livingston scores 14 points, Ken Holcombe, 13, and Earl Carpenter, 12, as St. John’s Academy defeats Holy Ghost Academy of Tupper Lake 51-29. Desabrais scores 7 to lead HGA while Kentile and Timmons net 6 each.
Leonard “Cheese” Rock is elected captain of the Morrisonville basketball team, which is forced to play all of its games on the road because of an inadequate gym. Johnny Brickey, Jimmy Luck, Howard Griffin, Leo Perry, Dick Trombley, Lloyd Sorrell, Charles Lavigne and Wilfred Roushia are also on the team.
John Lucy narrowly misses a 300 game at the Plattsburgh Elks Club, leaving four pins standing on his final ball.