10 YEARS AGO (2003)
Mike Deane, former Plattsburgh State assistant coach and PBA tournament legend, is hired as men’s basketball coach at Wagner College.
Aren Laundree and Tara Vilardo each drive in 2 runs with 2 hits as Ticonderoga drubs Norwood-Norfolk 13-3 in Class C state softball regional play. Greenwich, behind the one-hit pitching of Abby McCormick, ends the Sentinels’ run with a 5-0 victory.
Jeremiah St. Louis pitches a 3-hitter and Scott Cheney collects 4 hits as Tupper Lake tops Norwood-Norfolk 2-1 in Class C state baseball regional action.
Crown Point edges Johnsburg 4-3 to win the overall title in MVAC softball despite getting no hits. Johnsburg manages only one hit in the loss.
20 YEARS AGO (1993)
Carrie Frederick pitches a 4-hit shutout and Stephanie Wheet singles in the lone run as Peru edges Gouverneur 1-0 in Class B regional softball play.
Plattsburgh High’s Mike Jolin shoots rounds of 81 and 72 for a 153 and then wins a five-way playoff for sixth place in the state scholastic golf tournament.
Eighth-grader Amber Cringle, in her first varsity at-bat, delivers an RBI triple to help Saranac top Canton 10-9 in regional softball. Missy Mato and Ann Parks contribute 3 hits each.
Jeremy Hall of Ticonderoga wins the discus throw at the state track & field championships with a toss of 178 feet, 7 inches — beating his closest rival by 18 feet.
25 YEARS AGO (1988)
Plattsburgh State’s All-America defenseman Chris Panek signs a 3-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings of the NHL. Cardinals’ assistant hockey coach Glen Giovanucci resigns to accept a position at the U.S. Military Academy.
Peru, behind the pitching of Don Abernethy and Travis Angevine, reaches the state Class B final in baseball. However, Dunkirk spoils Peru’s hopes with a 3-2 victory. The Indians load the bases with one out in the seventh, but are unable to score.