August 24, 2013

Sports Shorts: August 24, 2013

Double features tonight at Airborne

PLATTSBURGH — Double features for the Busch Mini Modifieds and a vintage stock car exhibition race are among the attractions on tonight’s Airborne schedule, presented by Huntley Trucking, Warren Tires, Northern Cakes and Precision Auto.

Defending DIRTcar Modified champion Todd Stone of Middlebury, Vt., a five-time winner this season in the G. Stone Motors 1x, can clinch the 2013 title with a win. Stone leads prior track champion Leon Gonyo of Chazy, 657-596, with two point races remaining.

The Sportsman Modifieds, Renegades, Limited Late Models will also be in action.

Title contenders Eric Reyell and Dale O’Neil get two chances tonight to gain ground on Mini Modified point leader Jayson Criss of Plattsburgh. Criss has built a 28-point lead over Reyell with three wins and 11 top-5 finishes. O’Neil, who recently won the 60-lap Mini Modified special event, is another five points back.

The final point race of the year, the Mike Watts Memorial event, including a 100-lap Modified contest, is slated for Sunday, September 1.

Airborne has announced plans for a Crash-a-Rama event Sunday, September 14, which includes a $5,000-to-win Enduro and a Demolition Derby. More information is posted on


Mooers Mafia wins NVL summer session

PLATTSBURGH — Mooers Mafia edged out regular season champs, Kenny Alterie Construction, 3-2, in the championship game of the 2013 Northern Volleyball League summer session. Cup of Joe won, 3-2, to claim 3rd place over I’d Hit That.

First place- Mooers Mafia: Ryan Armstrong, Rob Armstrong, Casey Letourneau, Mike Farbotko, Steven Poissant, Paige Southwick, Tori Duprey, Anna Sarbou

Second place- KA Construction: Kenny Alterie, Stacey Alterie, Ashley Guay, Heath Miner, Kyle Gadway, Justin Bouyea

Third place- Cup of Joe: Jessica Gadway, Mike Brassard, Leah Russell, Nate Russell, Marc Oshier, Danielle Tierney

Fourth place- I’d Hit That: Janice Minckler, Patrick Minckler, Jared Fishman, Meaghan Lamica, Chris Trombley

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