10 YEARS AGO (2003)
Quarterback Matt McCormick runs for 120 yards and 2 touchdowns and Steve Soderberg comes up with 3 sacks as Peru opens with a 24-6 victory over Ogdensburg.
Sarah Brown assists on all 3 of Kelsey Rdzanek’s goals to spark Saranac Lake to a 3-2 win over previously unbeaten Beekmantown in girls’ soccer.
Eighth-grader Lindsey Keyser scores 2 goals, including the game-winner in the second overtime, to lead AuSable Valley to a 4-3 win over Seton Catholic.
Zack Zerniak and Mark Duheme combine for 272 yards rushing and 4 touchdowns in Malone’s 38-20 triumph over St. Lawrence Central.
Jason Rafferty and Glen Palmer together pick up 350 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns to spur Beekmantown to a 28-12 victory over Saranac Lake.
Ed Vogel and his daughter, Arlene Vanderhoof, capture the club championships at Westport Golf & Country Club.
20 YEARS AGO (1993)
Sara Facteau, Jessica Martineau, Brooke Facteau and Anne Hensel lead the way as Peru defeats Northeastern Clinton 20-38 in a battle for first place in cross country.
Vicki Duquette and Mary Kucipeck each contribute 2 goals and an assist while Heidi Burns records the shutout as Tupper Lake thumps Moriah 7-0 in a contest for the CVAC Div. II lead in girls’ soccer.
Five-foot-six Marion Padron comes up with 2 big sacks of quarterback Will Ellsworth as Peru defeats Saranac Lake 25-13. Sam Godfrey runs for 192 yards for Peru.
The Seton Catholic boys, led by Patrick Larkin, and the Northeastern Clinton girls, led by Jen LaFleur, win the Essex Junction (Vt.) Invitational. Peru’s Matt Goette and Saranac’s Kelly Duffy are the individual winners.
25 YEARS AGO (1988)
Former Franklin Academy and Ellenburg Eagles star Tom Browning of the Cincinnati Reds pitches a perfect game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Kellie Grinnell scores 3 goals and assists on another in Ticonderoga’s 4-2 victory over MAI in girls’ soccer.
Bruce Anson converts 2 penalty kicks in the second half, rallying Westport to a 6-4 win over Crown Point in boys’ soccer.
Brent Deshaies runs for 3 touchdowns and 119 yards while Kirk Deshaies rushes for 74 yards in Beekmantown’s 34-0 victory over Plattsburgh High.
Gary Williams gains 167 yards and scores 3 touchdowns to lead Malone to a 35-0 triumph over Gouverneur.
30 YEARS AGO (1983)
Chris Mazzotte grabs a 10-yard TD toss from Bill McCabe and then adds the two-point conversion to lift Moriah to a 14-13 win over defending CVAC champion Peru. Jim DeZalia, Chris Feith and Joe Podres star on defense for the Vikings in their first victory over the Indians in 7 years. Tom Daly runs for 68 yards for Peru.
Bob Peria passes for 2 scores and Dermott Morgan runs for 147 yards as Saranac Lake beats Canton 21-0.
Tracey Lockwood scores with 1:56 left in the second overtime to give PHS a 2-1 victory over Northeastern Clinton in girls’ soccer.
Tim Garrison and John McCabe each score twice as Elizabethtown-Lewis whips Dannemora 9-2.
Carol Latremore scores 3 goals to lead Chazy over Willsboro.
Shelly Strack tallies 4 times to help Lake Placid edge Willsboro 5-4. Eve Fine, Laura Couchey, Shawn Wintermute and Judy Thompson score for Willsboro.
Kathy Twining scores all 3 goals in unbeaten Peru’s 3-1 triumph over previously undefeated PHS. Becky Collins scores for the Hornets.
Glenn Petrashune and John Flynn earn regular-season MVP honors while Don Duprey and Geoff Doorey are named the top players in the Champlain Valley Baseball League playoffs.
40 YEARS AGO (1973)
Pat LeClair, Ron Hall, Greg Pelkey and Pat Whitney score goals and Randy Hall records the shutout in Keene’s 4-0 win over Hague in MVAC boys’ soccer.
Bud Bacon runs for one score and Pete Proctor links up with Lonnie Cleland for another as Beekmantown beats non-league foe Holy Family of Massena 15-8.
Tony Cronin rushes for 123 yards and the game’s only score as St. John’s gets past Saranac 6-0 for its 18th consecutive victory. Carl Newell and Clyde Rabideau spearhead a strong defensive effort by Saranac.
Quarterback Rod Bushey leads Northern Adirondack to a 42-0 win over Mount Assumption’s B team in football.
50 YEARS AGO (1963)
A safety with less than 5 minutes to play enables visiting MAI to edge Moriah 8-7. John Hay runs 80 yards for the Mounties’ only touchdown while quarterback Dick Thiesen engineers a 70-yard drive for the Moriah score.
John Kitchen runs for 2 touchdowns and Pat Berry adds a touchdown and two conversions to spark Plattsburgh High to a 26-7 win over St. John’s. Dave LaMora passes to Jim Baker for the other PHS score. Harry Canning scores for the Irish, who lose Willie Watson with a broken wrist.
Jim Kelly, Del Hart and Charlie Ryan lead the instinctive bowmen while Dale Mooney, Harold Macey and Larry Rivers claim the top 3 spots in the freestyle during the Pine Ridge Bowmen’s third target archery tournament at the range in West Plattsburgh. Rhada Ryan, Jeanne DiFulvio and Pauline LaFountaine lead the women’s division.
60 YEARS AGO (1953)
The Fran-Clin League admits MAI into the scholastic conference. Rouses Point principal Duane LaTarte is elected president of the league, which also includes Keeseville, St. John’s, OLVA, Lyon Mountain, Dannemora, Chateaugay and St. Joseph’s of Malone.
Jim Curtin’s 2-run double is the big blow as Scheier’s Cardinals rally to defeat Payson’s Furniture 8-7 in the deciding game of the City Fast-Pitch Softball League championship series. Bud Rock, Art Baker and Walt Dufour also contribute key hits while Earl Carpenter and Harry Dragoon manage 4 apiece for Payson’s.
PHS looks to rebound from a 2-5 season in football with fullback Wayne Benson, center Keith Brown, end Rod Collins and quarterback Mike Beauvais back to lead the charge. Fred Horvath, Ralf Bleau and Bob Allen also return.
70 YEARS AGO (1943)
The Knights of Columbus bowling league begins its season with Frank Doorey, Dan Kanaly and Robert Fitzpatrick the officers.
The YMCA Ladies prepare for their season with Tuesday set aside for all recreation activities. The ladies’ board includes Virginia Bock, Marcella Carolan, Rose Coryer, Mildred Egan, Anne Erickson, Anita Garrant, Mrs. Grant Frederick, Mrs. William Fellion, Patricia Lacey, Mrs. Nelson Ladd and Mrs. H.L. Shepard.