10 YEARS AGO (2003)
Lake Placid’s Taylor Hoffman, 23, wins the Eastern Ski-Jumping Championship in Gunstock, N.H. for the third time.
Bryan Duprey pours in 41 points, but it isn’t enough as Paul Smith’s College defeats Clinton Community College 81-69.
Nathan Dickinson scores 23 points and Joe Cashin, 22, as Elizabethtown-Lewis defeats Bolton 71-69, in overtime, to win the MVAC crown.
Heather Andersen tallies 24 points as Bolton captures the MVAC girls’ title with a 36-35 victory over Westport.
Matt Jodoin knocks in a rebound midway through the second period to lift Seton Catholic to a 2-1 victory over PHS, giving the Knights a perfect 10-0 finish in hockey.
Tasia Osier scores 17 points and grabs 11 rebounds while Meagan Tubbs tosses in 13 as Ticonderoga completes an 18-0 season (20-0, overall) with a 59-36 triumph over Lake Placid.
Adam Porter nails an off-balance 15-footer at the buzzer to give Ticonderoga 54-52 win over NCCS.
20 YEARS AGO (1993)
Lake Placid native and goaltending standout Rick Strack becomes the first Plattsburgh State athlete to have his number retired.
Plattsburgh’s Mark Bogucki sinks 8 3-pointers to tie the Section VII single-game record set the year before by Westport’s Ryan Sherman.
Matt LaClair hits for 32 points in Northern Adirondack’s 71-65 triumph over AuSable Valley.
Kasia Krul serves 18 points as NAC clinches the CVAC Div. II title in girls’ volleyball.
25 YEARS AGO (1988)
Kathy Champagne wins the Women’s Division of the Great Aloha Run in Honolulu, completing the 8.2 miles in 46 minutes, 40 seconds. More than 23,000 runners compete in the event.
Leigh Ryan sinks 14 straight free throws in the fourth quarter and finishes with 27 points as Plattsburgh High defeats Saranac Lake 57-31.
Pam Siskavich and Tonya Chase star as Northern Adirondack beats MAI 3-0 to clinch the CVAC volleyball title.
Tina Cornwright scores 22 points and Danielle Moon limits Julie Moore to 6 points as Elizabethtown-Lewis edges Westport 32-30 in a playoff for the MVAC crown.
Plattsburgh State qualifies for the SUNYAC women’s basketball tournament for the first time, but loses point guard Suzanne Souza to a knee injury.
30 YEARS AGO (1983)
Steve Criss scores 22 points as Beekmantown (3-12) shocks Peru 65-58.
Willie Murphy scores 21 points and Eric Arnold does an outstanding job in running the offense as Willsboro clinches the MVAC title with a 69-55 win over Schroon Lake.
Carol Latremore and Suzanne Souza each score 17 points and Debbie Beeman grabs 9 rebounds as Chazy hands Elizabethtown-Lewis its first loss of the season, 49-27.
Pete Sullivan scores with 9 seconds to play, giving PHS a 4-3 victory over St. John’s and ending the Irish’s reign over CVAC hockey. Sullivan winds up with 2 goals while Keith Sullivan and Bryan Atwood account for the other PHS scores. Greg Carnright, Terry Guay and Bill Plympton score for St. John’s.
Greg Clark scores 15 points, Angelo Sutton adds 12 with 15 rebounds and Tom Rose collects 12 points and 11 rebounds as PHS clinches the CVAC Div. I title with a 68-57 win over Peru. Pete Ewald scores 22 for Peru.
40 YEARS AGO (1973)
Dave Olcott scores 19 points and Les Farrell, 18, to lead Elizabethtown-Lewis to victory, giving the Lions their first basketball title since 1947.
Morrisonville’s Butch Rock sets a new drag record of 81.15 miles per hour at the International Speed Trials in Boonville.
Jim Perkins and Bob Finney sink clutch free throws to lift Plattsburgh State to a 79-74 victory over Albany.
Jim Baker and Jack Premore each score 2 goals and Bill Stetz records the shutout as the Fourth Ward Warriors blank The Rustic 4-0 in Northern Broomball League play.
50 YEARS AGO (1963)
Chateaugay native Karl Telford Frederick, who won 3 gold medals in shooting at the 1920 Summer Olympics, dies in Rye at the age of 82.
The Plattsburgh Police Athletic Club loses the team title by one point in the Vermont Golden Gloves Boxing Tournament. Team manager Fay Averill protests, contending the Burlington VFW and Vermont Air Guard joined forces after the tournament began. Jim Weightman, Gary Garrow, Gaylord McDonald, David McNeil, Bobby Smart and Tony LaVallee of New York win individual titles.
Pat Gregory scores with 10 seconds left to give St. John’s a 50-49 win over Beekmantown. He finishes with 24 points and 26 rebounds. Ron Walsh leads the Eagles with 16 points.
Walt Schneider’s 3-point play in the last 20 seconds lifts MAI to a 47-45 triumph over Peru. Ron Dumas contributes 18 points to the Muzzler cause while Chuck Weber leads Peru with 13.
60 YEARS AGO (1953)
Tommy Treadway scores 19 points while Gilbo and Harris hit for 15 apiece to lead Port Henry to a 67-54 win over Moriah. Swan nets 19 for Moriah.
Dick Jakish sets an OLVA record of 29 points as the Purple Foxes clinch a Catholic League playoff berth with a 65-41 win over St. John’s.
Plattsburgh High School wins the city’s annual Gold Cup speedskating races, easily outdistancing OLVA. Gail Lashway (age 12), and Pauline Weatherwax (14) finish first for the girls while Roland Weaver (12), Donald Champagne (14), Rudy Rock (16) and Connie Madden (18) are the boys winners.
70 YEARS AGO (1943)
Pepper scores 25 points and Thomas, 17, as the Mooers Bombers beat the Malone Commandos 61-24. Jacobs scores 8 for Malone.
Private Jack Corrigan of Dannemora knocks out ex-Golden Gloves champion Bill Sperry in the featured bout at Fort Totten on Long Island. Corrigan is remembered as the boxer who defeated Arthur Vance of Plattsburgh Barracks a few years earlier.
Agatha Bushey bowls games of 186,178 and 198 for a 562 series at Nash Recreation Parlor, the high triple of the season for the ladies.