Looking Back (July 8-14)
10 YEARS AGO (2000)
Rookie Todd Stone edges Bill Fountain to win the Late Model Trophy Dash at Airborne Speedway.
Steve Livsey and Chad Owen hurl the Altona Hornets to a sweep of the CR Tunes Mudhens in a battle of CVBL division leaders. Jamie LaBarge belts a homer in each game and drives in 8 runs for the day.
Nate Bilow, Cory Russell and Derrick LaPage each get 2 hits and Kevin Burris scatters 8 hits to lead the Malone American Legion to a 3-2 win over the Florida Nationals.
Gavin Mazurak leads Peabody's to an 83-80 victory over Days Inn in a battle of unbeatens in Men's Summer Basketball League play.
Trish Wing scores 15 points, Allison Vosh, 14, and Nicki Viti, 13, to lead Durocher's Auto Sales to a 53-49 win over the Clinton Cougars in Adirondack Women's Basketball.
20 YEARS AGO (1990)
Jim Willauer converts a pass from Brian Bourgeois into the game-winning goal in the second overtime, lifting Keeseville to a 3-2 win over Chateaugay Bowl in North Country Men's Soccer League play.
Chadd Cassidy collects 3 hits and John Becker allows just one earned run in the Post 326 Adirondacks' 8-5 win over the Adirondack Dodgers in American Legion baseball.
Matt Mero defeats Barry Dimick 6-3, 6-2 to win the Boys' 18 & Under title in the Plattsburgh Kiwanis ETA Tennis Tournament. Chris Peets (16), Dan Morency (14), Rian McManus (16) and Kristen Ericson (14) win their divisions.
Jerry Kowalowski scores 3 goals in Mooers K & L Plumbing's 3-0 win over previously unbeaten Chazy Giroux's in men's soccer.
25 YEARS AGO (1985)
Poppy Rock earns MVP honors as Chazy captures the New York State Women's Class A championship in softball. Cathy Taylor, Bernie Corbett, Julia Bradish and Linda Allaway also deliver key hits while JoAnn Dion and Rock are the defensive stars.
Chazy's Leon Gonyo claims the $1,000 Busch Clash at Airborne Speedway.
Mary Kay Tulloch shoots an 85 at Craig Wood to lead Malone to a 19-stroke victory over Tupper Lake in Ladies' Inter-Club Golf.
Steve Parrish's 3-run homer in the top of the seventh gives the Plattsburgh Cardinals a doubleheader split with the Redford River Rats.
Art Dwyer and Lloyd Cook each score 2 goals as Chateaugay tops Latremore's 6-1 to move into a first-place tie in men's soccer.
30 YEARS AGO (1980)
Johnny Flynn pitches a 2-hitter with 10 strikeouts and helps his cause with 2 doubles, a single and 3 RBI as defending champ Post 20 defeats 3-time tourney champ Rosemont 9-0 in the opener of the Repentigny (Que.) Midget Baseball Tournament.
Spencer Graves and Charlie Tagliarino lead the Northern Pikes to the 8 & under team title at the Firecracker Swim Meet in Clifton Park.
Shirley Gadway and Marcel DeCoste take top honors in the Ellenburg Center Fire Dept. Horse-Shoe Tournament.
Audrey Smith, Andy Hastings, Michael Robertson, Chris Polonis, Ed Bennett and Kevin Provost are the big winners in the Peru Junior Olympics regional track meet.
40 YEARS AGO (1970)
Mitch Pajonas belts a 3-run homer in the ninth inning to give Post 20 a 10-7 win over Whitehall.
Jeff Carpenter pitches a no-hitter and Pete Dubuque a one-hitter the same night in City Babe Ruth baseball.
Connie Fresn has 2 homers, a triple and 2 singles in Rouses Point's 39-13 win over Chazy in Babe Ruth softball.
Randy Hough gets a home run, double and single as the Cliff Haven peewees rally to top Morrisonville 15-12.
Todd Woodward and Tim Votraw combine on a 3-hitter and Dave Zerrahn gets a double and 3-run homer in Peru's 15-6 win over the Cumberland Head peewees.
50 YEARS AGO (1960)
Ralph Eastman pitches a one-hitter and Mike Behan goes 4-for-5 to lead the Plattsburgh Falcons to a 15-0 thrashing of Jarry in Quebec Senior League baseball.
Dick Dandrow slugs his fifth homer of the season and Ken Baker adds a round-tripper in Nitzi's win over Ubl & Adams in Plattsburgh Little League play.
Nancy McGee belts 3 homers while Betty Kirby and Alice Seymour also homer as Schuyler Falls beats Rugar Street 52-6 in Senior Girls' softball.
Jane Rabideau pitches a no-hitter with 11 strikeouts in the Morrisonville midgets' 7-0 victory over Peru.
Mike Livingston belts a 3-run homer and a triple to lead Chazy to a 22-9 win over North Plattsburgh in Little League baseball.
60 YEARS AGO (1950)
Hal DuBray and Roger Tolosky each get 3 hits and winning pitcher Clarence Benjamin scatters 7 hits as Lyon Mountain tops Plattsburgh VFW 9-3.
Ed Ashley carries a perfect game into the eighth inning before settling for a 2-hitter in AuSable Forks' victory over Saranac Lake in Adirondack League play.
Ray Reeves pitches a 3-hitter as the Plattsburgh Imperials defeat Peasleeville 15-2.
70 YEARS AGO (1940)
Fireman Mike Brodi improves to 5-0 in hurling the Plattsburgh Majors to a 20-10 win over the Saranac Lake Red Sox in Northern League play. Bill Barrett and Jim Honochick hit homers for the Majors.
Benny Jock pitches a 3-hit shutout in Cadyville's 4-0 win over the Rouses Point Texaco States. Alonzo LaValley takes the loss.