10 YEARS AGO (2002)
▶ Vermontville's Bill Demong, 21, wins his first World Cup Nordic Combined event in the Czech Republic.
▶ Tiffany Fleury sinks a pair of 3-pointers late in the game to lift Malone to a 40-33 victory over Ogdensburg.
▶ Bob Jesmer's second hat trick in 3 days gives Lake Placid a 7-5 win over Malone. Chris Robert gets a hat trick for the Huskies.
▶ Lake Placid is given full membership in the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference, effective with the 2002-03 school year.
▶ Sophomore Ryan Earle nets 19 points to lead Peru past Saranac Lake 71-57. Luke O'Neill leads the Red Storm with 21.
▶ Ryan Pike, Jordan Marsh and Nick Poirier win the last 3 matches as unbeaten NAC rallies to defeat Beekmantown 38-30 in wrestling.
▶ Jenna Proctor tallies 23 points and Courtney Drown adds 12 as PHS stops Ticonderoga's season-long 14-game winning streak with a 56-50 win.
▶ Mike Fernandez's halfcourt buzzer-beater gives Moriah a 58-57 win over Peru.
▶ Bobbi Gooley and Courtney Coryea score 17 points each as Northeastern Clinton defeats Saranac 70-45 to avenge an earlier setback. Erin Pangborn nets 13 for the Chiefs.
▶ Alex Michalak's putback with 7 seconds to play gives Ticonderoga a 55-54 win over PHS.
20 YEARS AGO (1992)
▶ Eric Foote and Curt Hanover each grab 4 firsts as PHS tops Malone 50-43 for its 100th victory in boys' swimming.
▶ Clinton Community College, citing a lack of numbers, cancels the remainder of its women's basketball season.
▶ Joey Nixon drops in 30 points and Mike Davey chips in with 14 as AuSable Valley stuns Seton Catholic 64-54.
▶ Tim Barnewall hits for 32 points and Alfie Ladue contributes 23 to Chateaugay's 74-62 upset of Colton-Pierrepont.
▶ Jill Wintermute nets 25 points to lead Willsboro over Chazy 47-39.
▶ Peru's Rob Bashaw, who wins 3 matches by fall in 6:45, is named the Most Outstanding Wrestler of the Saratoga Invitational.
▶ Mike Daul's goal from the point with 15 seconds left lifts PHS into a 2-2 tie with Ogdensburg. Bryce Dingman and Jamie Latinville assist on the game-winner, which came after the Hornets pulled goaltender Pat O'Neil.
25 YEARS AGO (1987)
E Karen Ashley, playing with 4 fouls, scores 17 of her 36 points in the fourth quarter to lead Beekmantown over St. John's 58-57. Shannon Andrews and Sara Johnson each net 16 for the Irish.
▶ Rick Goerlitz grabs 3 firsts while Mark Goldman, Steve Ryan and R.P. Withington each claim 2 in unbeaten Plattsburgh's 97-72 swim win over Malone. Ed Hoyt doubles for the Huskies.
▶ Craig Earich pours in 40 points as unbeaten Dannemora outlasts Willsboro 77-76 in overtime. Pete Carson leads the Warriors with 31.
▶ Todd Defayette scores 3 goals, including the game-winner with 6 seconds left, as St. John's nips Norwood-Norfolk 3-2.
▶ Katie Ryan rips the nets for 37 in Saranac's 71-49 triumph over PHS.
▶ MVP Kari Parish and Brazilian foreign-exchange student Glausia Siqueira lead PHS to the Lake Champlain Volleyball Invitational title.
▶ Former AuSable Valley standout Wayne Lacy sets the Plattsburgh State record in pole vaulting at 14 feet.
30 YEARS AGO (1982)
▶ Mary Beth Derrick wins the 5-kilometer race in the Tupper Lake Winter Carnival to gives St. John's its first-ever win in cross-country skiing.
▶ Tim Tetreault comes up big in net for Northeastern Clinton while Norm Garceau, Steve Valach and Tracey LaMere score in a 3-1 hockey win over PHS. The Hornets rebound to defeat St. John's 3-2, ending the Irish's long winning streak. Tim Kelley gets the game-winner and Charlie Williams makes 21 saves for the victory.
▶ Peru wins its own Wrestling Classic for the 12th time in 13 years, ending Queensbury's one-year reign. Clint Duval, Brent Hollamby, Mike Prenoveau, John Barrett and Darryl L'Heureux lead the Indians.
▶ John LaRocque, filling in for his wife, Mary Lou, who had given birth to their son Eric John earlier in the week, leads Saranac to a 42-12 girls' basketball win over NAC. The victory also comes on John's 30th birthday.
▶ Paul Lemza fires in 29 points to rally Moriah past Saranac 66-61.
▶ Paul Arnold hits for 27 points and Rick Provost adds 24 in Willsboro's 66-55 win over Schroon Lake. Chris Speziali leads the Wildcats with 22.
▶ Tom Curle converts 3 free throws in overtime, giving Plattsburgh State a 64-62 triumph over Castleton State.
▶ Dave Collins, who had scored only 22 points in 5 games, comes through with a 17-point effort to lead PHS to a 59-51 win over previously unbeaten AuSable Valley.
40 YEARS AGO (1972)
▶ Dave Ghiloni scores 21 points and Joe Kelley comes off the bench to chip in with 16 as AuSable Valley tops St. John's 67-54 in a battle of unbeatens. Greg Buckley nets 14 points and grabs 21 rebounds for the Irish.
▶ Steve Parker nets 26 and Butch Butchino adds 12 in Saranac's 82-68 triumph over MAI.
▶ Mark Bombard's 27-point effort includes an 11-for-11 night at the free-throw line as Dannemora downs Schroon Lake 69-62.
▶ George Poissant hits for 23 to lead Chazy over Crown Point 73-65. Doug Woods nets 24 for the Panthers.
▶ Tom Nels scores 24 points as Moriah surprises host Ticonderoga 63-55.
50 YEARS AGO (1962)
▶ Plattsburgh's Rhada Ryan wins the Women's Instinctive Non-Amateur Division in the First New York Archery Indoor Championships.
▶ Michael O'Connor picks up a second and a fourth in the Special Midgets Division while teammate Scott Burns grabs 2 seconds in the Peewee Midgets at the Eastern States Speedskating Championships.
▶ Jerry Moynihan scores 27 points to lead MAI over OLVA 64-45.
▶ Mickey Davis drops in 19 and Don Hopkins adds 15 to lead Ticonderoga past AuSable Forks 85-53. Steve Snow nets 16 for AuSable.
▶ Rickey Frisbie scores 22 points as Westport topples 10-0 Schroon Lake 66-64. Ben McNicol leads the Wildcats with 18.
▶ Jim Murdock nets 26 and John Lahtinen, 16, as Port Henry downs Mineville 63-53. Homer Barcomb tallies 15 and Tony Glebus, 13, for the Red Flame.
60 YEARS AGO (1952)
▶ Johnny Ryan scores 4 points in the last 50 seconds of play to give St. John's a 27-25 win over Plattsburgh High.
▶ Parsons nets 11 points to lead Peru past Dannemora 39-32. Bill Badger scores 14 for the Black Knights.
▶ MacCallum leads the way with 23 points while Duquette adds 12 and Roth, 11, in Rouses Point's 60-50 win over Keeseville. McNierney leads the Panthers with 19.
▶ Paul scores 13 and Curry, 12, in Ellenburg's 56-39 victory over St. Mary's of Champlain. Gooley leads St. Mary's with 18.
70 YEARS AGO (1942)
▶ Tom Curtin scores 20 points and Jack Lynch, 17, in MAI's 52-18 win over Lyon Mountain.
▶ Havens hits for 14 points to spark Peru to a 33-18 victory over Champlain. Craig nets 9 in a losing cause.
▶ Jubert's 20-point game spurs Mooers to a 47-12 win over St. Mary's in CCIL play.