10 YEARS AGO (2004)
Elizabeth Tregan wins MVP honors in leading Plattsburgh High School to the championship of the Watertown New Year’s Volleyball Challenge. Teammate Katrina Staves and Beekmantown’s Kaylen Fessette also earn all-tournament honors.
Matt St. Louis scores with 1:21 left in regulation, giving Lake Placid a 2-1 victory over previously unbeaten Beekmantown. Greg Cassidy also scores for the Blue Bombers while Glenn Palmer tallies for the Eagles, who suffer their first loss in nine games.
Rob Hipps scores 13 of his game-high 18 points in the fourth quarter to spark Westport to a 51-50 come-from-behind victory over Chazy in the final of the Chazy Holiday Basketball Tournament. Jon Bradley leads Chazy with 16.
Plattsburgh High’s Elliot Luscombe finishes third in the 300-meter dash with a time of 35.26 seconds at the Metropolitan Athletic Congress High School Classic in New York City.
Joe Fountain (103), Mark Devins (112), Ryan Lemieux (130), Justin Buskey (135) and Ben Smart (171) win their weight classes in leading Saranac to the team title in the Schenectady Invitational Wrestling Tournament.
20 YEARS AGO (1994)
Junior Steve Moore, who scored 58 goals in just over two seasons, rejoins the Plattsburgh State hockey Cardinals after sitting out a semester with academic problems.
Curt Hanover sets two meet records and PHS teammate Erik Wood grabs four firsts in the Preseason Swimming Meet.
Jody Bigalow scores 24 points as Crown Point knocks off previously unbeaten Elizabethtown-Lewis in girls’ basketball. Alonna Haseltine scores 21 for the Lions.
Matt Frechette scores 14 points and Mike Frechette, 13, as Saranac Lake improves to 4-0 with a 78-48 win over Moriah in CVAC basketball. Brian Nephew leads the Vikings with 13 points.
Jim Burgey scores 16 points and Jamie Murdock hits some clutch shots late as undefeated Ticonderoga overcomes AuSable Valley, 50-46. Steve Davey nets 18 for the Patriots.
25 YEARS AGO (1989)
Chris Hammond makes 2 free throws with 6 seconds to play to give unbeaten Beekmantown a 58-57 victory over AuSable Valley. Ken Kirk leads the Eagles with 16 points while Mike Coolidge collects 18 for the Patriots.
Dave Geneway sinks a field goal with 14 seconds left and Gary Williams adds 2 free throws to lift Malone to a 56-53 win over Brushton-Moira. Rob Trim nets 16 for the Panthers.
Mark Kiroy scores 10 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter to rally Saranac to a 71-65 victory over Ticonderoga. Keith Bilow leads the Sentinels with 18.
Peru’s Jeff Way joins Russell Holland Gregg Fesette of St. John’s, and Saranac Lake’s Rick Charland and Mark Raymond on the all-state team in football.
Debby Frenyea, back from an eye injury, scores 10 points and adds 10 rebounds in MAI’s 44-41 upset of Ticonderoga. Jamie Kelly scores 14 for the Sentinels, who suffer their first CVAC loss.
Dwayne Dushane scores 24 points to spur unbeaten Crown Point to a 60-51 win over Westport.
30 YEARS AGO (1984)
Chris Whisher scores 12 of his game-high 22 points in the fourth quarter to help AuSable Valley beat Peru, 68-59. Roy Ebersole scores 17 for the Indians.
Dan Hoey is named varsity football coach at AuSable Valley, succeeding Joe Kahn who retired after leading the Patriots to their best season ever.
Former Peru and Dartmouth College standout Jack Daly is drafted by the Memphis Showboats of the United States Football League.
Kirk Little of St. John’s is named to the Second Team All-State in football. Peru’s Larry MacArthur, Pete Ryan of PHS, and Pete Wheeler of Moriah also make the state team.
Officials of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League visit Plattsburgh to explore the possibility of locating a franchise in the city.
40 YEARS AGO (1974)
Kevin Boissey of St. John’s and Peru’s David Duprey and Tony Bell are named to the All-State Team in football.
Peru’s Chris Moore wins both slalom runs in the William Hovey Memorial Ski Race at Mount Whitney in Lake Placid. Heidi King of Beartown places fifth and sixth for the girls.
Mike Morris sinks two field goals late to lift Elizabethtown-Lewis to a 77-73 win over Willsboro in Lion coach Gary Hathaway’s return to his alma mater.
Jim Baker scores four goals and Bill Stetz records the shutout as the Fourth Ward ruins The Pizzeria’s debut in the Northern Broomball League.
50 YEARS AGO (1964)
Tom Eaton beats Frank Bertoli, 236-185, in an all- Plattsburgh final of the Canadian Pro Bowlers Association tournament at Sunset Lanes in Montreal.
Chandler Robinson wins two events and anchors a winning relay in the first Plattsburgh YMCA Swim Meet. Debbie Ladue and Brenda Bock lead the girls.
Stan Oliver scores 23 points to lead The Spots past Barry’s Boys, 63-61, in the YMCA Holiday Basketball Tournament final. Mike Bleau connects for 18 points. Dale Labier and Bentley Austin win the free-throw shooting contest.
60 YEARS AGO (1954)
The Dannemora and Saranac Youth Commissions announce plans to erect a new ski tow in Moffitsville.
Barry Riani scores 23 points and Harney Davey, 21, to lead Keeseville over St. Joseph’s of Malone, 68-61. Don Ashlaw scores 24 and Peanut Robinson, 12, for St. Joseph’s.
Larry Barcomb scores 22 points and George Hebert, 21, to lead Supernant Motors of Mooers over West Chazy, 72-57.
The Plattsburgh Figure Skating Club, under the direction of Ruth Robinson, cancels plans for its annual outdoor show because of a lack time to prepare the ice.The club officers are Kay Logan, Thomas Finnan, Carol Fitzpatrick and Lewis White.
70 YEARS AGO (1944)
St. John’s Academy is awarded a 15-13 forfeit victory over Plattsburgh High when PHS leaves the floor over a disputed foul call.
Dartmouth College wins the 43rd Annual College Week Invitational Ski Tournament in Lake Placid. Donald Bennett of the Lake Placid Snobirds records the longest jump, 112 feet.