10 YEARS AGO (2004)
Paul O’Connell is named varsity football coach at Beekmantown, succeeding Charlie McCormick.
Heather Bessette leads the Malone girls to victory while Josh Dupuis anchors Tupper Lake’s first-place finish for the boys in the annual Van Dusen track & field meet in Ogdensburg.
Plattsburgh High sophomore Kenna Nash breaks the Section VII record for the girls’ 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:06.32 at the Eddy Meet in Schenectady.
RPI junior Ryan Meron and Skidmore junior Mike Rivers are named to the all-conference team in baseball.
Chateaugay’s Kris Chase pitches a no-hitter against Madrid-Waddington while Tupper Lake’s Jeremiah St. Louis holds Saranac Lake hitless.
20 YEARS AGO (1994)
Frank Buksa drives in 8 runs with 3 home runs to lead the Plattsburgh Cardinals to a doubleheader sweep of the Clinton Lakers in the Champlain Valley Baseball League.
Jerry Kowalowski is the hitting star with a 3-run homer and 5 RBI on the day as Lyon Mountain sweeps a pair from Brockville in the Northern Valley Baseball League.
Plattsburgh Little League honors Gerald Burdo for his 26 years of coaching by presenting him with the Mayoral Community Service Award.
Alicia Hickey pounds out 5 hits and Carrie Hickey and Danielle Nowotenski, 4 each, as Keene (9-0) wraps up the Southern Division title in softball.
Bryan Law breaks the Section X record in the discus with a toss of 157 feet, 6 inches while Chad Lane wins the pole vault (14-0) and the shot put (49-0) to lead Malone to the boys’ title in the Van Dusen track meet.
Gus Terry tosses a no-hitter with 11 strikeouts and 3 walks in Plattsburgh High’s 2-0 win over Tupper Lake.
25 YEARS AGO (1989)
Will Washington and Mark Ethier lead Plattsburgh High to its sixth CVAC boys’ track & field championship in the 1980s.
Moriah’s Tom Salerno shoots a 36-hole score of 152 to best Matt Kaufmann of NCCS by 5 strokes for the Section VII individual golf title.