10 YEARS AGO (2004)
Cole Ronfeldt’s 603 series leads AuSable Valley to victory, enabling the Patriots to clinch the CVAC boys’ bowling championship. Northeastern Clinton, paced by Cassie Roberts, claims its first girls’ title since 1993.
Jen Soucia’s first career 3-pointer with 4 seconds left in overtime gives Chateaugay a 51-50 victory over Madrid-Waddington.
Scottie Rovito scores 27 points, including the 1,000th of her career, but it isn’t enough as Plattsburgh State falls to New Paltz 59-48 in women’s basketball.
Travis James records his 100th career victory and joins Tyler James, Josh LaSalle, Jason Lapham, Josh Howard, Justin Thorpe and Joe Hooper in posting critical wins to help Beekmantown knock off Gouverneur, the state’s No. 1 team in small-school wrestling, 45-33.
Heather Bessette breaks her own Malone school record for the girls’ indoor triple jump with a leap of 34 feet, 11 inches.
Peru’s Josh McDougal finishes fifth in the USA Junior Cross-Country Championships to earn a spot on the Junior World team.
20 YEARS AGO (1994)
Malone hockey standout Jay Quenville is a three-time century man with 112 goals and 108 assists in 102 games.
Tourney MVP Mike Beaney scores two goals and adds an assist to lead Lake Placid to a 4-3 win over Saranac Lake in the final of the Lake Placid Hockey Tournament.
Carrie Hickey scores 22 points and grabs 14 rebounds in Keene’s 47-46 win over Wells.
Westport’s Mika Conley joins the 1,000-point club with 13 points in Westport’s 59-26 victory.
A crowd of 3,694 watches Plattsburgh State defeat Oswego State, 5-2, in hockey. Steve Moore, D.J. MacPhail, Scott Haller, Jeff Azar and Mike Bzdel score for the Cardinals.
25 YEARS AGO (1989)
Jeremy Dubay scores 23 points as St. John’s defeats Saranac 56-52, overcoming the loss of Scott Silva to a broken wrist earlier in the day.
Kara Kitchen and Meaghan Wood make shots in the last 1:10 to give AuSable Valley a 38-36 win over previously unbeaten Northeastern Clinton.
Charlie Tagliarino claims three firsts as Plattsburgh High wraps up its third straight CVAC swimming title.
Casey Silcock scores 16 points as Beekmantown clinches its first basketball title since 1961 with a 66- 63 win over AuSable Valley.
Kristy Sprague scores 16 points and Tracey Clarke, 14, as Moriah beats St. John’s 50-42 to gain a share of the division lead. Suzy Paiser nets 17 for the Irish.
30 YEARS AGO (1984)
18-year-old downhill skier Jamil El Reedy, formerly of Plattsburgh, becomes the first Egyptian to compete in the Winter Olympics.
Walt Worth scores 26 points, Todd Deyo adds 16 points and 17 rebounds and Todd Malone stars defensively as Crown Point upsets Elizabethtown-Lewis, 58-47. Scott Farrell scores 14 and Tom Rider, 11, for the Lions.
Doug Hackett hits for 31 and Chris Dubay adds 18 with 10 rebounds as AuSable Valley defeats St. Johns, 75-59, for its 10th straight win. Neil Fesette scores 23 for the Irish.
Plattsburgh High senior hitter Sara Payette is named MVP of CVAC girls’ volleyball. Saranac’s Mel White is the Outstanding Offensive Player while NAC’s Lori Siskavich and Donna Gadway of NCCS share defensive honors. Joanne Johnson of Saranac is Coach of the Year.
Mike LeFevre scores 27 points and grabs 12 rebounds as Dannemora tops previously unbeaten Schroon Lake 79-76. Chris Marnell leads the Wildcats with 37.
Peru’s John Barrett, wrestling at 155, records his 16th pin of the season and the 100th win of his career.
Joel Dolbeck scores 24 points and John McLaughlin, 19, as Ticonderoga nails down the division crown with a 61-53 victory over St. John’s.
Scott Miller scores 4 goals and Bill Plympton, 3, to lead St. John’s to a 10-5 win over Norwood-Norfolk in hockey.
Ann Slattery scores 35 points for Plattsburgh State in a 68-66 loss to Castleton (Vt.) State.
40 YEARS AGO (1974)
Laura Harris, Janice Sweet, Ruth Bryant and Margo Tolosky lead the girls while Mike Mayhood and Mike Fernandez lead the boys as Moriah sweeps Mount Abraham Union of Vermont in swimming & diving.
Cindy Palmer and Wendy Karnow combine for 24 points in Westport’s 35-13 thrashing of Ticonderoga.
Sophomore Marcus Chichester’s clutch free throws and Steve Farrell’s 18 points and 20 rebounds propel PHS past St. John’s 54-51, despite Don Kasprzak’s 24-point game.
Peru’s Chris Moore wins both downhill runs in Northern Athletic Ski Council racing at Whiteface.
50 YEARS AGO (1964)
Gary LeClair of Altona, and Gary Garrow and Tom Sorrell of Plattsburgh win their bouts in the Vermont Golden Gloves while Ronnie Garrow loses a technical knockout to Montreal’s Al Breau, the reigning Canadian light heavyweight champ.
Heavyweight Gary Hayes pins Pete Elmendorf to give Peru a 24-20 victory and revenge over PHS in wrestling. The Hornets’ Gerry Lecastas upsets previously unbeaten Dean Lee at 120 pounds. The Hornets wrestle without Dick Johnson, who broke an ankle while skiing the week before.
Dan Slattery scores 34 and Gary Sargent, 24, to lead Moriah over Keeseville 90-77.
Harry Yelle scores 15 and Jeff Burns, 13, as PHS nips Peru 69-68 despite Terry Ladd’s 29-point game.
60 YEARS AGO (1954)
Norm Gates scores 43 points to spark the Port Henry Pros to a 101-74 victory over the Plattsburgh All-Stars. Harry Shedd scores 42 and Dud Bullis, 21, for the All-Stars.
Harold Allen scores 26 and Leonard Welch, 21, to lead Ellenburg past Chateaugay, 96-39. Jim Seymour gets 16 for the Bulldogs.
Bruce Blaise scores 24 to lead Keeseville past Lyon Mountain, 80-40.
70 YEARS AGO (1944)
Chris Repas, the former Plattsburgh High and Plattsburgh Normal School star, bowls a 593 series to defeat William “Prof” Leonard, with a 584, in the Open Sweepstakes at Nash’s Recreation Parlor.
Bushey scores 13 to lead Mooers over Peru, 36-17.
LaPlante’s 16 points pace PHS to a 34-24 victory over Chateaugay. Perry nets 9 in a losing cause.