LOOKING BACK (AUG. 24-30)
10 YEARS AGO (2009)
Barton VanLeuvan and Caroline Hayes successfully defend their club titles in the North Country Golf Club championships.
Ty Kretser sails to victory in the Clinton Community College Regatta.
Plattsburgh State's Evan O'Brien of Rochester and Scott Harrington of Cambridge win the National Guard FLW College Fishing Northern Division event on Lake Champlain.
Tony Bushey of Champlain wins the Co-Angler Division of the Stren Series bass tournament on Lake Champlain. He claims a 177TR Ranger boat and trailer.
Aaron Robertson of Rouses Point and Seton Catholic standout Anna Rabideau turn in the fastest time in the 19th-Annual Run for Jon in Peru.
20 YEARS AGO (1999)
Rick Liddell and Judy Englert capture the club titles at Ticonderoga Golf & Country Club while Matt Fredette and Kathy Barcomb win the North Country Golf Club titles in Rouses Point.
Matt King shoots a 157 to beat Bob Zuckerman by 3 strokes for the Adirondack golf crown while Cornelia Forrence takes the ladies’ title.
Bryan Lewis, Casey Cartier and Craig Dumas are the leading hitters as Wild Bill’s rallies to defeat Burke Village Market for the Malone AmVets Slo-Pitch crown.
Mike Perrotte clinches the 358 Modified season title at Frogtown with a second-place finish.
25 YEARS AGO (1994)
Gary Bezio pitches a 3-hitter in Game 1 while Brandy McDonald, Vash Eagleson and Regan Rock spark the offense as Riverside Tavern, down 2-0 in the best-of-five series, defeats Bay View Motel, 6-1 and 5-2, to win the Keeseville Medium-Pitch Softball championship.
Former Willsboro standout Eric Arnold is named men’s soccer coach at Clinton Community College.
Randy Brown and John Laitres hook up on a 44-yard scoring strike in overtime to give the Plattsburgh North Stars a 13-7 win over the Montreal Condors in Empire Football League play.
Andy Wylie and Sue Bouyea win the Bluff Point club titles while Jerry Barton and Judy Frechette capture top honors at Adirondack.
Tim Agans knocks in five runs with a pair of homers as the Tri-Town Triplets top the Altona Hornets, 11-9, to win the Northern Valley Baseball League championship. Chris Dow chips in with three hits. Mike Boulrice and Stephen Peryea each have three hits for the Hornets.
30 YEARS AGO (1989)
Dean Rock raps out 3 hits and John Coryer gets the win as Clinton Coal edges Pray’s Market 7-6 to win the Peru Slo-Pitch Softball League championship series, 3 games to 2. Bob Curry has 3 hits for Pray’s.
Hockey’s Dineen family takes part in the Fourth Ward Golf Tournament. Bill, the father, joins NHL stars Kevin and Gord, and Plattsburgh State’s Jerry Dineen for the fundraiser.
Brian Raville bests defending champion Mike O’Connor 7 and 6 to win his third Bluff Point club title.
Sections 2 and 7 agree to play 2 postseason football games at the Carrier Dome the day after Thanksgiving.
40 YEARS AGO (1979)
Louanne Roberts raps out three hits while Lisa Bechard, Sue Favreau and Kim Bailey add two each to lead Stable Lawn & Garden to a 6-5 win over Champlain in the final for the Little Towns Women’s Softball League. Vickie Duquette and Natalie Filion each have two hits for Champlain.
Mike Perrotte, Kevin Kezar and Reggie Bressette are the feature winners at Plattsburgh International Raceway.
Robert Jock scores for the Lakesiders in a 1-0 win over the Green Bowl of Chateaugay in the North Country Soccer League final. Joe Varin stars in goal.
Wayne Pratt of Isabella’s wins the Joe Rohe Memorial Trophy as the MVP of the Black Fly Slo-Pitch Softball playoffs. Pratt goes 11 for 18 and handles every chance in the field flawlessly.
Alain Bayeur, 17, recovers to shoot a 2-under 34 on the back nine and goes on to a 3-stroke victory over Joe Favro for the North Country Golf Club championship. Audrey Gregoire wins the ladies’ title.
50 YEARS AGO (1969)
Louie Trepasso (peewees), Jim McLean (midgets) and Bill Gadjewski (Babe Ruth) are named the most valuable players in their respective divisions of the Port Henry youth baseball program.
Mike O’Brian, Dennis Phillips, Brian Moore, Marty Fitzpatrick and John Ashline all get 2 hits as Rouses Point beats Beekmantown 13-4 to win the County Little League title.
Bugsy Stevens nearly laps the entire field in running away with the 100-lap feature at Airborne Speedway. Only runner-up Marcel Coriveau is on the same lap at the finish. Ed Pieniazek, Tom Remington and Dick Nephew round out the top five.
Stu Harrison retires the Stay Brothers Cup by winning his third straight Bluff Point men’s club championship. Jim Andre is second with Tommy St. Dennis, third.
60 YEARS AGO (1959)
Jerry Juntunen singles in Dale Klein with the winning run in the bottom of the 13th, giving Lyon Mountain a 7-6 win over Peru and the Adirondack League regular-season title. McElroy gets 4 hits for Peru. Tom Kowalowski and Jeff Chase each get 2 hits for the Miners.
Jean Oliver pitches a 2-hitter and joins teammates A. LaPorte and G. LaPorte with 2 hits as Keeseville claims the County Midget girls’ crown with a win over Lyon Mountain. Linda Facteau and Judy Gonzales have the Lyon Mountain hits.
Morrisonville’s Mike Rock pitches a no-hitter, but loses to the Beekmantown peewees 3-1. Jim Corron tosses a 2-hitter for the win.
70 YEARS AGO (1949)
George Bock wins the Plattsburgh Golf Club championship (A.A. Gioiosa Trophy) for the third time while Mrs. S.T. Quinn captures the ladies title (Kathryn Farrell Cup). Mrs. Archie MacDougal earns the Sharron Cup as the ladies’ handicap club champion.
Babe Duquette belts a 3-run homer and Roy Dubuque pitches a shutout in Adirondack League baseball.
Wally Stachowicz of McMartin Motors no-hits T.J. Ryan in city softball play.
80 YEARS AGO (1939)
Vincent Dollard, who played 4 years of football at Notre Dame, is named teacher and coach at St. John’s Academy.
Former Plattsburgh Majors standouts pitcher Steve Trambach and infielder Al Glossop are recalled by the New York Giants.