---- — 10 YEARS AGO (2003)
Jarod Johnson and Chris Pelerin rap out 3 hits apiece while Tyler Wright and Jason Fish contribute 2 each as Ticonderoga drubs Hadley-Luzerne 12-2 to win the Hall of Fame Classic in Cooperstown.
Former Saranac Lake standout Adam VanNortwick, a freshman at St. Lawrence University, wins the 1,500-meter run at the New York State Collegiate Track & Field Championships.
Malone’s Erica Golden pitches a no-hitter while winning both games in a 3-2, 4-1 doubleheader sweep of Norwood-Norfolk.
The Plotinos of Keene spell double trouble for Indian Lake. Joe Plotino belts 2 homers, including a grand slam, in the boys’ 15-3 win while Tara Plotino goes 6-for-7 in the girls’ 31-9 rout.
Lori Babbie pitches a 2-hitter with 8 strikeouts as unbeaten Northeastern Clinton defeats Beekmantown 6-0.
Mike Murnane hurls a one-hitter in Seton Catholic’s 4-0 upset of division-leading Northern Adirondack.
Adam Chapula belts a walk-off 3-run homer to give NCCS an 8-5 triumph over Peru.
20 YEARS AGO (1993)
Seniors Sara Hanfield (11.3 miles) and Brad Bouchard (10.5) lead the Chazy Central Swimming for Miles program. 165 students in grades 9-12 complete 1,000 miles in 5 weeks.
Peru’s Sara Facteau (800) and Ticonderoga’s Jeremy Hall (discus) take firsts in the Eddy Meet in Schenectady.
Beekmantown’s David Peryer gives up just one hit while striking out 10 in a 1-0 victory over Tupper Lake. Scott Tower pitches a 4-hitter in a losing effort.
Saranac basketball standout Tom Welch signs a letter of intent to attend Bucknell University.
25 YEARS AGO (1988)
Art Graves wins the 3,200-meter run as Peru nips PHS 67-65 to win its second straight CVAC boys’ track title.
Peru overcomes Mike Zurlo’s 39 in the rain at Bluff Point to finish the golf season at 8-0. Tom Provost and Bob Mihal shoot 40s to lead Peru while teammate Brian McGovern finishes the season unbeaten.
Jodi Van Schaick, Kerry Melville, Sue Bergh, Tina Peryea, Angie Dumas and Ann LaVeck lead the Malone girls to the championship in the annual VanDusen Invitational track & field meet.
Lara Froehlich, Jen Goette and Marie Barber each take 3 firsts as Peru completes its season unbeaten to claim its first girls’ track title in 10 years.
Dean Gough raps out 3 hits and Elizabethtown-Lewis captures the MVAC North title with a 7-6 win over Crown Point. Bill Cook belts a 2-run homer for the Panthers.
30 YEARS AGO (1983)
Winning pitcher Tracy Snow singles in the deciding run in the bottom of the 8th inning as PHS knocks off previously unbeaten Peru 12-11 in CVAC softball. Tammy Bardon chips in with 5 hits and Jill Provost, 4.
Billy Gay of Elizabethtown-Lewis pitches a no-hitter, but gives up 8 walks in a 4-3 loss to Westport.
John White, Erick Stevenson and Dan Manning lead PHS to an 87-54 win over Ticonderoga, wrapping up the Hornets’ second consecutive CVAC title in boys’ track.
Cher Hough pitches a 4-hitter and Peru beats MAI 9-5 for its 20th straight victory, giving the Indians their fourth consecutive CVAC Div. I title in softball.
Tim Newell’s sacrifice fly in the bottom of the nine plates the winning run as Redford spoils the CVBL debut of McGee’s Mud Hens, 3-2. Keith Tedford adds a 2-run double.
Former Plattsburgh State and Moriah standout Mike Shpur, assistant pro at MacGregor Links in Saratoga, birdies the third hole of a sudden-death playoff to capture the New York State PGA Pro-Assistant Tournament with partner John Taylor.
40 YEARS AGO (1973)
Harry Duprey belts a 2-run homer and John Gratto adds a 2-run double as Plattsburgh State beats SUNY Cortland 6-3 in the opener of a doubleheader split.
Peru’s Tom Moore sprints to victory in the 220-yard dash in 20.8 seconds, breaking the Section VII record.
MAI’s Mark King outduels Tim Leary of St. John’s, 1-0, with the run coming on two errors. King allows 2 hits with 13 strikeouts while Leary gives up 3 hits with 11 strikeouts.
Junior Barcomb pitches a 3-hitter with 14 strikeouts as Ellenburg whips Plattsburgh 14-3 in a CVBL opener. Barcomb helps his cause with 3 hits while Jerry Duprey drives in 3 runs. Harry Yelle accounts for 2 of Plattsburgh’s 3 hits.
50 YEARS AGO (1963)
Ray Dubuque pitches a no-hitter in Plattsburgh’s 9-0 victory over St. Mary’s of Champlain. Tom Beauvais rips a 2-run homer while Jack Wallace adds 2 hits. Jim Baker tosses a 4-hitter in Game 2 as PHS wins 10-3 for a sweep.
Champlain’s Randy Couture wins his 6th straight game over two seasons, besting Dannemora 10-5. Steve Ashline and Charlie Niles each contribute 2 hits.
Six-foot-four Len Costin tosses a 2-hitter with 13 strikeouts as Willsboro tops Schroon Lake 9-3. Randy Dickerson belts a home run and Toby Ahrent, a double.
Lou Coty, who was 25-4 pitching for the NATO Army team in France in 1962, tosses a 2-hitter with 12 strikeouts as Peru wallops Altona 16-2 in Adirondack Baseball League play. Dan McKillip and Roger Grube each chip in with 3 hits. Pat LaBarge’s infield hit in the sixth ruins the no-hit bid.
Yankee farmhand Tom Kowalowski, off to a 27-for-84 (.321) start with Greensboro, is among the top 10 hitters in the Class A Carolina League.
60 YEARS AGO (1953)
Len Kelly pitches a one-hitter and Ros Spinks belts a grand slam as Scheier’s Cardinals open the City Softball League season with a 20-0 thumping of The Salvation Army.
Wayne Ano of AuSable Forks pitches a 4-hitter in a 6-0 victory over Lake Placid.
Dannemora’s Frank Dukette gives up a lead-off single to Dick Batchelder and then goes on to pitch a one-hitter in a 9-0 win over Rouses Point. Bill Brennan and Stan Gordon contribute 2 hits apiece.
Geary Andrews rips a 2-run triple and Bob Burdo pitches a one-hitter with 15 strikeouts as OLVA defeats St Joseph’s of Malone 9-0.
70 YEARS AGO (1943)
Deer season is lengthened by 10 days — from Oct. 20 until the end of November — in order to boost the wartime food supply.
Donahue bests Arnold “No Hit” Beauchemin as Dannemora tops St. John’s 3-2 in a game marred by 14 errors.
Garrow and Clemons each get 2 hits in Plattsburgh High’s 8-6 win over Rouses Point. Nolette has 2 hits for Rouses Point.