April 7, 2013

Flashback: April 7, 2013

10 YEARS AGO (2003)

Former Saranac star Josh Brooks, a 6-foot-5 junior walk-on with the Orange, is a member of the Syracuse University basketball team that defeats Kansas 81-78 to win the national championship.

Beekmantown’s Jason Lapham becomes a 2-time High School All-American in wrestling. He beats Colorado’s 2-time state champion to finish third at 124 pounds.

AuSable Valley’s Jody Ashline posts a 3-2 record at 140 pounds in the National High School Senior Open Wrestling Championships, beating the Minnesota and Nevada state champs along the way.

Nina Lussi, Lars Johnson and Mike Clarke of Lake Placid, and Peru’s Nick Arnold, each win a case of apples from Forrence Orchards for finishing first in their age group in the Apple Butter Open moguls competition at Whiteface.

Freshman Kristy Harrigan serves 17 points, including 7 aces in the third game, to lead Chateaugay to a 3-0 victory over Potsdam in volleyball.

The Montreal Expos beat up on the New York Mets 10-0 in the first of 22 the Expos’ “home” games played in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

20 YEARS AGO (1993)

The Lyon Mountain Miners move to the Northern Valley Baseball League, leaving the Champlain Valley Baseball League with just 5 teams.

Holli Blair, Stephanie Burdo and Tammy Spooner each collect 3 hits in the second game, but they can’t stop Clinton Community College from dropping a doubleheader to Adirondack CC in softball.

Former Beekmantown standout Robert Knaggs, playing for Clinton Community College and the second-leading scorer in the NJCAA, is named to the Region III, Division III First Team in men’s basketball.

Clinton Community College forward John Wood is named to the All-Region Team in hockey while teammate Mike Dubrey is named a Second Team defenseman.

25 YEARS AGO (1988)

Andy Dumas, the all-time leading scorer at Keene Central with 1,576 points, agrees to join Larry Cowan’s first recruiting class at Plattsburgh State after a fine junior-college career at Champlain College.

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