August 11, 2013

Flashback: August 11, 2013

10 YEARS AGO (2003)

Shawn Nutt, 22, of West Chazy, places ninth in the Loretta Lynn National in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. It is one of the nation’s top motocross events.

Winning pitcher Sherry Newgarden, Janet Wood, Dorie McGrath and Amy Schroh collect 3 hits apiece to lead LaRock’s Body Shop to a 17-7 victory over Adirondack Family Chiropractic and a sweep of the A Division championship series in the Women’s Fun League.

Walter Thorne of Ticonderoga captures 4 gold medals and one silver at the Fire & Police World Games in Barcelona, Spain.

Eileen Kilcullen and Troy Collins claim titles at the Malone Golf Club while John Andrews is the Willsboro Golf Club champion.

Nate Bilow and Brad Manor score 15 points each to lead Owlyout/Bub’s Quick Stop to a 73-56 upset of previously unbeaten Peabody’s in the championship game of the Summer Basketball League. Nate Martin and Jerrad Dumont share playoff MVP honors.

Dickie King scores 2 goals to lead Giroux’s to a 3-2 win over the Plattsburgh Homestead and its fourth straight North Country Men’s Soccer League championship.

20 YEARS AGO (1993)

Brandy McDonald’s RBI single scores Shannon Brown with the winning run in the 8th as The Monopole defeats Adams Glass/State Police 6-5 to win its second Peru Slo-Pitch Softball title. Mike Bieber, Dave Mendofik and Jeff Reisdorf get 2 hits to back winning pitcher Jim Tyler. Kevin Leavine and George Dyer hit homers for the Troopers.

Mark Gilligan is named athletic director at Saranac Lake Central, succeeding John Raymond, who is named principal of the Middle School.

Gil Burnell defeats George Bouyea, Jr. 2 and 1 to win the Men’s club championship while Barbara Maille takes the women’s title at  Bluff Point.

25 YEARS AGO (1988)

Jill Provost singles in the winning run as City Korina rallies to beat Chazy 10-9 in the Women’s City Softball League playoff championships. Doreen Lucia chips in with a big 2-run single. Donna Dixon hits a 2-run homer for Chazy.

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