March 31, 2013

Flashback: March 31, 2013

10 YEARS AGO (2003)

John Lazore of Akwesasne defeats 4-time champion Norm Pomainville of Malone 3-2 to win the 27th Northern New York 8-Ball Championships.

Aaron Kellett and Alli Buckley are the high fliers in the Maui North Big Air Competition at Whiteface Mountain.

Aimee Marsh, Meagan Tubbs and Brynn Fessette are named to the All-State Team for girls’ basketball.

Joel Siskavich is selected as the First Team goalie for Division I in voting for the New York State High School Hockey All-Stars.

Long Island University product Ray Rivera is named MVP after leading Pepsi/Lum’s to a 130-101 rout of Chaz Hoop Group in the final of the PBA Basketball Tournament.

20 YEARS AGO (1993)

Massena’s Walt Szydlowski beats Harry Auer of Lake Placid in the championship match of the Northern New York 8-Ball Tournament. Kevin Fournia of Dannemora tops Jim O’Brien of Rouses Point for third place.

Beekmantown’s David Rabideau, fourth in the state tournament, is named CVAC Wrestler of the Year while AuSable Valley’s Pat Kivett is selected Coach of the Year. Dan Yando is the Official of the Year while Kenny Baker of AuSable Valley is the Sportsman of the Year.

John Stevenson of Durgan’s Fitness Center wins the arm-wrestling tournament at The Ball Club in Plattsburgh.

Tentative approval is given to a merger of the Marcy and Mountain & Valley athletic conferences.

25 YEARS AGO (1988)

Freshman Shannon Andrews averages 7.5 points a game while contributing 71 rebounds and 87 assists for Keuka College, which finishes the women’s basketball season at 24-3.

Anne Winterkorn of the Bay Club Waves finishes first in the 1,650-yard freestyle and fourth in the 500 freestyle for the 15-18 age group at the Adirondack Region Junior Olympics. Jackie Speer comes in fourth in the 1,6500 freestyle for girls 13-14.

Craig King, who averages 18 points a game for St. John’s, will continue his basketball career at Plattsburgh State.

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