August 19, 2012

Flashback: Aug. 15, 2012

10 YEARS AGO (2002)

David Waldron (.382 batting average, 42 hits) and T.J. Mussaw (7 homers, 34 RBI) share Offensive Player of the Year honors for the Clinton County Mariners.

Jim Guay scores 3 goals and Dickie King , 2, in the Battle of Chazy for the North Country Men’s Soccer League crown as Giroux’s defeats Jeffords Steel 9-1.

Christine Laurin and Kristen Forttrell score within a 2-minute span late in the game to lift King’s Construction to a 3-2 upset of Lady Giroux’s in the North Country Women’s Soccer League final.

Lake Placid’s David Hunter and Larry Thomas set a course record of 3 hours, 50:29 minutes in the Adirondack Arc 30-Mile Canoe Race.

Lefty Culhane, a 5-year-old gelding owned by Barry White and driven by Harold Smith, breaks the 66-year-old track record for trotters at Malone with a time of 2:01.1.

Dan Munson scores 20 points, Joel Butchino chips in with 12 and Neil Fessette and Doug Beebe

each add 10 as Peabody’s claims its ninth Summer Basketball League title in 11 years, beating Niles Law/Dry Dock 68-49.

20 YEARS AGO (1992)

Karen Lopez of Willsboro is the new president of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association.

Keith Mitchell returns an interception 45 yards for a score to help the Plattsburgh North Stars defeat the Twin City Vikings 25-14 for their third win in a row.

David Smith , with a .455 batting average and .649 slugging percentage, is named MVP of the American Legion Post 20 junior baseball team.

Betsy Trombley and Erin Casey collect 3 hits each and Denise Simard contributes a 2-run triple to power Chazy to a 12-6 win over French Connection and its third straight Women’s City Softball League championship.

Rene Germain scores the eventual game-winner as Keeseville edges Chazy-Giroux’s 2-1 in the North Country Men’s Soccer League final. Eric Redman scores on a penalty kick while Chris Keuleman accounts for the Giroux’s goal.

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