10 YEARS AGO (2003)
Ed Jones steps down as men’s basketball coach and John Combs resigns as men’s lacrosse coach at Plattsburgh State.
Plattsburgh High’s Sue-Ann Dunn, Courtney Rougeau, Kenna Nash and Lena Rabideau set a Section VII record in the girls’ 400-meter relay at the state championships with a time of 51.01 seconds. Tupper Lake’s Nicole Stuart breaks a 23-year-old section mark for the long jump with an effort of 17 feet, 1.5 inches.
Jeremiah St. Louis strikes out 14 batters, but Tupper Lake falls to Fabius-Pompey 7-1 in the state Class C semifinals in baseball.
Alex Hamel, 10, of Willsboro sinks 20 of 25 attempts to finish first in his age group at the New York State Knights of Columbus Free-Throw Championships at West Point.
The Mac Attack, coached by Vicki McMillan and Shana Fessette, capture the gold medal for the division at the East Coast Volleyball Championships. Team members include Kim Bezio, Elizabeth Tregan, Katrina Staves, Kaylen Fessettte, Robin Conroy, Emily Dyer, Shae Gilmore and Lindsey Wilfore.
20 YEARS AGO (1993)
Greenwich, trailing 2-0, rallies to beat Saranac 4-2 in the state Class C baseball quarterfinals. Nate Ovalle has an RBI single for the Chiefs while Jason LeClaire’s base hit accounts for the other Saranac safety.
Errors prove costly as the Saranac girls fall to Sandy Creek 9-1 in the state Class C softball quarterfinals. Carrie Layhee gets 2 of Saranac’s 5 hits.
Nicki Duprey’s single is the lone hit as Peru drops a 9-0 decision to Chenango Forks in the Class B softball quarterfinals.
Nick Fitzsimmons (15:26) and Patti McCormick (17:28) win the Father’s Day 5K Run at the PSU Field House.
The Peru girls’ softball team, with an average of 93.426, becomes the first Section VII team to win the New York State Scholar-Athlete Team Championship. Players who figured in the winning average include Carrie Frederick, Beckie Dalton, Jen Wilson, Pam Dashnaw, Molly Rock, Nicky Duprey, Beth McMurtry, Natalie Aldous, Felicia Reyes, Jill Sunderland and Katie Bergman. Sharon Gruendling is the coach.