10 YEARS AGO (2000)
Mike O'Connor shoots a 68 to win the Member-Guest at Bluff Point with Casey Flynn.
Peru senior Hilary Stockbridge claims 5 medals, including 3 gold, in swimming at the Empire State Games.
Dan Munson scores 20 points and Gavin Mazurak and Tom Lacey each hit for 13 as Peabody's beats Play It Again Sports to wrap up its 6th summer basketball title in 7 years.
Jodi Forgette scores 17 points and Jana Rhude, 12, as Falcon Power wins to improve to 9-1 in Adirondack Women's basketball.
20 YEARS AGO (1990)
Mary Ellen Locke of Saranac Lake captures 2 gold medals in cycling at the Empire State Games.
Doug Kimbler, who batted .402 with 17 home runs for The College of Saint Rose, repeats as MVP of NAIA District 31 and the Central Atlantic College Conference.
Caroline Casey, 9, of the Bay Club Waves wins the high-point trophy at the Adirondack Long Course Swimming Championships.
Gary Latourelle reins Jacsue Leo to victory in 2:06.1, the fastest time of the season at the Clinton County Fair. The 3-year-old pacer is owned by Jack Connell.
25 YEARS AGO (1985)
Wayne St. Denis scores 20 points to lead Plattsburgh to an 82-74 win over Vergennes in the Essex Junction (Vt.) Summer Basketball League. Charlie Mason, Mark Haubner, Marc Delio, Harry Reed and Rob deGrandpre round out the unbeaten Plattsburgh team.
Kathy LaBarre belts a grand slam to lead McCadam's to a 13-1 win over Ormsby's in the final for the City Women's Softball Fun League. Tracy Pellerin and Sarah Cromie also hit home runs.
The pitching of Stan Loya and the hitting of Tom Mousseau, Dave Hackett and Roman Lopez carry Gordon's/Mountain Tavern to a sweep of the A Division playoffs in the AuSable Forks Fast-Pitch Softball League.
Kevin Lang of Malone has the low gross score (80) while repeating as the 12-15 age champ in the Bluff Point Junior Tournament.
30 YEARS AGO (1980)
Bruce Tubbs scores 4 goals to lead the Elizabethtown Hawks to a 6-1 win over Willsboro, enabling the Hawks to finish 8-0-1 for the soccer season.
Tim Stampfler pitches a no-hitter with 11 strikeouts for the South Plattsburgh peewees.
Matt Hamel knocks in 5 runs and David Strack, 4, as Saranac A grasshoppers beat Saranac B 17-3.
Gary Gudz belts a pair of 3-run homers to power the North Plattsburgh A grasshoppers over Rugar Street.
Shirley Thibodeau goes 4-for-5 with a homer in Big Brother's 12-5 win over Carbur's in women's softball.
Gary Baker wins 4 of the 5 categories in the first Clinton County Superstars competition. Mike Kavanaugh wins the bunting.
40 YEARS AGO (1970)
Jon O'Brian pitches a one-hitter to best Jim Chilton who allows only one hit — Tom Reid's single — in Babe Ruth action.
Ruth Stiles goes 3-for-4 with a homer and winning pitcher Janet Peryea clubs a grand slam in the Altona peewees' victory over Cadyville.
Harold Leclaire pitches a one-hitter with 14 strikeouts for his fourth shutout of the season in Beekmantown's 2-0 win over Churubusco. Bob Boyer gets the only hit off Leclaire.
Jim Bishop pitches a 3-hitter with 14 strikeouts and Matt Cronin goes 3-for-3 in VFW's win over Levy Brothers in Babe Ruth play.
Dennis Renadette tosses a 3-hitter with 14 strikeouts in North Plattsburgh's win over Cumberland Head.
50 YEARS AGO (1960)
The Keeseville Kiwanis Club is looking into developing the Bigelow Mountain Ski Area near the junction of Routes 9, 22.
Ernie Rock pitches a 2-hitter to lead Saranac over Peru.
Gary Bruno tosses a no-hitter as Schuyler Falls beats Cadyville 4-0.
John Mooney's fifth homer of the season, a grand slam, helps New York Albany Dispatch beat McMartin Motors.
Allen Wilson strikes out 14 in Elks' 10-5 win over The National Army Store. Mike Burke gets 3 hits in a losing cause.
60 YEARS AGO (1950)
Israel "Chief" Ero, 66, well-known baseball pitcher in the area, dies of a heart attack.
Ben Lavorando, 17, uses a brassie for a hole-in-one on the 225-yard 13th hole at Bluff Point. Robert Long Jr. witnesses the ace.
The New York Giants football team opens camp in Saranac Lake with 39 candidates reporting to Coach Steve Owen.
Bull gets 2 singles and a double in Peasleeville's win over Schuyler Falls in Adirondack League play.
70 YEARS AGO (1940)
Wade Roberts of Plattsburgh Golf Club cards a net 72 to win the First Pro-Am on the Hotel Champlain course at Bluff Point. Whiteface pro Bob Dunn is runner-up with a 73.