10 YEARS AGO (2003)
Peru’s David Passino shoots an even-par 34, but AuSable Valley, behind Chris Sherry, Ross Snow and Henri Falk, goes on to a 5-1 victory over its home course in CVAC golf.
Malone’s Aaron Wescott wins 3 individual events and adds a first in the relays to lead the Huskies past Gouverneur in boys’ track & field.
Funny Cide pulls off a stunning upset in the Kentucky Derby. A brother and brother-in-law of Malone’s Ken Cring are among the winning owners.
Beekmantown’s Mary Coakley is a member of two second-place relay teams at the George Muse Relays in girls’ track & field.
Kyle Nolan goes 5-for-5 with 2 doubles and 4 RBI in AuSable Valley’s 17-10, 8-inning victory over Saranac.
20 YEARS AGO (1993)
Dave Betrus pitches a five-inning no-hitter with 10 strikeouts to cap Clinton CC’s 16-1, 11-0 sweep of Herkimer CC. Joe Cummings is 7-for-7 on the day.
Chad Montville tosses a two-hit shutout with 12 strikeouts as Elizabethtown-Lewis raps Chazy 10-0. Dan Barnhart is 3-for-3 for the Lions.
Mike Brunell’s grand slam lifts Plattsburgh High and pitcher Zeke Perras to a 4-2 win over Ticonderoga.
Carolyn Benty drills 5 doubles and a home run in Lake Placid’s 38-10 rout of Westport while Britt Isham tosses a one-hitter in Keene’s 13-4 triumph over Elizabethtown-Lewis.
25 YEARS AGO (1988)
Corey Bushey (ages 13-14, 70 pounds) and Jason Bushey (11-12, 100) of the Northern Adirondack Wrestling Club win their divisions at the New York State Youth Wrestling Championships.
Elizabettown-Lewis’s Tim Garvey comes within one out of a perfect game when Lake Placid’s Scott Schalm delivers a two-out single in the seventh inning. John Puleo raps a bases-loaded triple in the Lions’ 5-0 victory.
Peru’s Todd Furnia sets a Malone track record of 22.3 seconds for the 200-meter dash and ties the 100-meter mark of 11.0. He also runs with the sprint relay team that sets a record of 44.8.
MAI’s Mark Boule hurls a 2-hit shutout with 11 strikeouts in outdueling Northern Adirondack’s Joe Peryea, who gives up just 4 hits in the loss.
30 YEARS AGO (1983)
Darrin McDonough pitches a 4-hitter with 10 strikeouts and Jay Dumas drives in 3 runs as Keene downs Schroon Lake in a battle of MVAC unbeatens. Crown Point then knocks off Keene behind Ken. St. Pierre, who pitches a 3-hitter and helps his cause with 2 hits.
Mary Trombley of West Chazy shares the Most Valuable Player Award in women’s soccer at Siena College.
Andy Carroll breaks Ticonderoga school records in the 200 and 400 and Bill Burns raises the bar in the pole vault to lead the Sentinels past AuSable Valley.
Kim Lodge raps out 4 hits and steals home in Plattsburgh High’s 11-10 win over St. John’s in CVAC softball.
Beekmantown, led by Beccy Prim, Mair Olmsted and Suzy Klein, sweeps Peru and PHS in girls’ track & field.
Northeastern Clinton’s Jenny Johnson is named CVAC Player of the Year in girls’ basketball while Peru’s Cathy Phillips is selected as Coach of the Year. Betsy Trombley of NCCS, Peru’s Alison Spear, Lisa Boisseau of AuSable Valley, and Anne Pearl of St. John’s round out the first team.
40 YEARS AGO (1973)
Steve Oakley contributes a double and two singles in Beekmantown’s 13-5 victory over Northeastern Clinton.
Jim Kelley and Jeff Smith beat Mike Kokes and Mike McCormick at No. 2 doubles to give Peru a 3-2 upset victory over PHS in tennis.
Mark Judge tosses a 3-hit shutout in Plattsburgh High’s 14-0 rout of MAI. Judge helps his cause with a triple, 2 doubles and 4 RBI while Carl Dragoon belts 2 homers.
Gary Atwell’s 2-run triple stakes Westport to the early lead and the Eagles hold on to beat Elizabethtown-Lewis 11-8, despite Dave Olcott’s grand slam. Wes Aubin has 3 hits for the Lions and David Haskins, 2, for Westport.
50 YEARS AGO (1963)
The Downtown Coaches Club is launched with 30 men meeting for lunch at the Gran-Vue Restaurant. Ernie Rangazas, Don Flynn, Lefty Wilson and Ed Spiegel lead the effort while Don Kasprzak, Richard Duquette, Norm Harvey, Joe Bornstein, Bert Copeland and James Reardon are appointed directors. The club hopes to host 6 dinners with guest speakers from professional and/or amateur sports.
Charlie Depo’s grand slam is the big blow in the Keeseville Panthers’ 23-21 win over Moriah. Billy Dukette gets 2 hits for the Vikings.
William Gough pitches a one-hitter with 16 strikeouts to best Westport’s Mike Quinn, who allows just 2 hits while whiffing 15 in a 3-2 loss to Elizabethtown-Lewis.
Don Fairley wins the 100 in 10.4 seconds and the 220 in 24.01 to help Peru edge PHS at the Lake Placid Invitational. Moriah’s Ralph Peden, unbeaten in the mile run during the 1962 season, wins the 880 in 2:08.7.
60 YEARS AGO (1953)
Plattsburgh’s Tom Kilfoyle scores a 55-second technical knockout as a combined boxing team from Plattsburgh and Champlain College easily defeats a team from Vermont. Benny Lavorando decisions his opponent at 135 pounds and Don Gougeau earns a draw in his lightweight fight.
Jim Brown doubles in 2 runs, Lyman Bezio adds an RBI double, and Bob Glode pitches a 2-hitter with 16 strikeouts in MAI’s 8-5 triumph over St. John’s.
Gil Burnell fires a 3-hitter with 13 strikeouts in Plattsburgh State’s 10-2 thumping of Lyndon State. Art Ryan, Ralph Marcotte, Carl Rabideau, Tom Cummings and Art Momot lead the offense.
70 YEARS AGO (1943)
Arnold LaPlante goes 4-for-4 and Alfred Plummer belts a 3-run homer in Plattsburgh High’s 11-3 win over Peru. PHS returns only 3 lettermen: pitcher Harold Stokes, second baseman Darrell Hobbs and shortstop Art Tourville.
A team captained by Charlotte Fellion wins the first half of the Y Ladies Bowling League.
The Duckpin League resumes bowling with Fuller Austin, Doc Johnson, Charles Lefee, Paul Damour, Homer Gebo and Hector Lamora leading the way.