10 YEARS AGO (2009)
Leigh Metcalf and Liz Radigan score goals as the Plattsburgh State women capture the RPI Classic with a 2-1 victory over Union College. Radigan, Kaitlin Collica and Emily Riley of the Cardinals are named to the all-tournament team.
Bill Fisher holes out his approach shot from 70 yards out for a birdie and a 2-shot victory over Chuck Vorhees (236) in the 3-day Barracks Club Championship Tournament. Rick Lorey (A Flight), Larry Brown (B), Joe Kilkeary (C) and Bud Pepper (Gold) also emerge as winners.
Kelly Favaro scores twice and Jamie Harrigan adds a goal as Chateaugay, minus its two top offensive threats, defeats host Parishville-Hopkinton 3-2. Marissa Cook and Nikki Cooke-Paige are out with injuries.
Freshman Matt Hamilton, the former AuSable Valley standout, scores twice in Plattsburgh State’s 3-1 triumph over Clarkson University.
Emily Morris tallies the lone goal midway through the second overtime to lift Elizabethtown-Lewis to a 1-0 victory over Indian Lake/Long Lake. Chelsea Provost stops 11 shots for the the shutout.
Megan Rivers scores her third goal of the game, with 10:35 to play in regulation, giving Beekmantown a 5-4 win over Northeastern Clinton. Savannah Trombley and Lauryn Menard also score for the Eagles while freshman Mallory Honan picks up a goal and 2 assists for the Cougars. Bri Fosher, Molly Roush and Mary Elizabeth Franke also score for NCCS.
Patrick Manor’s second touchdown of the day, on a 20-yard run in overtime, gives Beekmantown a 27-21 victory over Moriah. Ron Schofield rushes for 129 yards and a touchdown to lead the Vikings.
Reigning state champion Michael Champagne leads Seton Catholic to victory in the boys’ Class C race as the Section VII Invitational serves as a preview of the state meet to be held in Plattsburgh in 2 months. More than 800 runners participate.
20 YEARS AGO (1999)
Jessica Guernsey scores 3 goals and Ashley Janisewski chips in with a goal and 4 assists to lead Chateaugay to an 8-1 season-opening win over Parishville-Hopkinton in girls’ soccer.
Laci Hudgens gets the game-winning goal as Westport edges Willsboro 2-1. Erin Murray also scores for the Eagles while Dana McDougal scores for Willsboro.
Chris Trombley completes 14 of 16 passes for 136 yards and 2 touchdowns to lead Peru to a 27-6 victory over Moriah.
Alan Rock, Steve Criss, Randy Ebersole, Jay Drollette and Scott McCormick all get 4 hits as Nadim’s Convenience Store whips defending champion Latremore’s 25-10 to wrap up the A Division series in the Adirondack Slo-Pitch Softball League playoffs.
25 YEARS AGO (1994)
Ryan Donahue scores on a one-yard run to lift Beekmantown to a 21-14 overtime victory over Peru. Emmanuel and Jean Charlemagne, Jamie Lozier and Roger Seymour lead the Eagles who hand the Indians their first loss in more than two years.
Craig Burdo and Matt Meyers team up on a 45-yard scoring play and Zach Latinville adds the point after, lifting Plattsburgh High to a 20-19 win over Ticonderoga.
Jenn Tobin’s goal with 1:48 to play gives Plattsburgh State a 1-0 win and its first victory ever over Cortland in women’s soccer. The Cards also improve to 4-0 with all games on the road.
Craig King clubs 2 homers and Lonnie Cleland adds a 3-run homer as Mickey’s wraps up the Adirondack Slo-Pitch A Division title with an 8-2 triumph over Plattsburgh Air Force Base. Pete Harrigan also belts a home run.
Lenny Vaughn singles in Ray Furnia with the winning run in the 10th as Double Play tops 8-Post to win the B Division. Terry Brunet, Dave Mendofik and Jeff Reisdorf each have 2 hits. Ken Leavine has 3 hits for 8-Post.
30 YEARS AGO (1989)
Tobi Prim tallies 4 goals in Beekmantown’s 6-3 victory over Plattsburgh High while Kristy Sprague’s 3 goals lead Moriah to a 5-1 win over Tupper Lake in opening-day action in CVAC girls’ soccer.
Matt Magee scores to lift Beekmantown to its first victory ever in boys’ soccer, 4-2 over AuSable Valley.
Chad Welch and Mike Hartigan each score twice and Chad Van Hoesen comes up with 18 saves as Northeastern Clinton stuns defending CVAC champ Northern Adirondack 5-0.
Jerry Kowalowski scores all 3 goals in Clinton Community College’s 3-1 win over Canton ATC.
Peru eighth-grader Sara Facteau and AuSable Valley junior Nick Fitzsimmons set course records on opening day in CVAC cross country.
Dennis McCadam delivers the game-winning hit in Game 2 and then belts a grand slam in Game 3 as McCadam Distributing completes a 3-0 sweep of Plattsburgh Coca-Cola in the Keeseville Medium-Pitch Softball League championship series.
40 YEARS AGO (1979)
Mel Chisum, playing over his home course, teams with Jim Cieri, Frank Loughan, Arnie Pavone, Don Terry and Don Stay for a 3-shot victory in the Bluff Point Pro-Member Best-Ball Tournament. Whiteface pro Peter Martin joins Joe Jastrab, Frank Pravada, Bill McBride, Len Chisum and Scotty Scardaccione to come in second.
Rick Depo snaps a 1-1 tie with an RBI single and Rod’s Grocery goes on to beat Miller’s Store for the AuSable Forks Fast-Pitch Softball League championship.
Tommy Hackett is named most valuable player of the Champlain Valley Baseball League after batting .492 with 3 homers and 15 RBI. He also posts an 8-4 pitching record with a 3.12 earned-run average and 100 strikeouts.
Bill Branham (late model), Kevin Kezar (limited) and Reggie Bressette (street) win track championships at Plattsburgh International Raceway.
Stephanie Spear scores 3 goals to lead Peru to a 4-2 triumph over MAI in a girls’ soccer opener.
Former Plattsburgh State standout Danny Brown is named to succeed Roger Giroux as hockey coach at MAI while Lake Placid native and former Clarkson star Kim Wescott takes over for John Moschelle at Beekmantown.
Joe Brendler scores 4 goals as Chazy spoils AuSable Valley’s debut in boys’ soccer with a 4-1 victory. Mark Chauvin’s penalty kick account for the Patriots’ goal.
50 YEARS AGO (1969)
Ray Holmes gets 3 hits and Sal Righi bests Leo Connick on the mound as The Teachers double up The Police 10-5 to win the Gentlemen’s Slo-Pitch Softball League tournament.
Port Henry graduate Tony Adamowicz, 28, is the leading driver on the Sports Car Club of America Series.
60 YEARS AGO (1959)
Former PHS standout Mike Beauvais, a 1958 graduate of Syracuse University, is hired at Peru as an assistant coach and teacher.
A crowd of 13,000 watches Charlie Trombley edge Buck Holliday to win the 35-lap William McMartin Challenge for the Northeastern New York Championship at Airborne Speedway. Trombley earns $500 of a record $2,200 purse. Holliday finishes on three wheels and an axle. Bob Bruno wins the accident-marred limited feature.
Paul Salerno pitches a 4-hitter and gets 2 hits as Port Henry whips Mineville 13-4 to assure itself of at least a tie for the Mountain & Valley League baseball championship. Gilbo chips in with 3 hits while Brace adds a pair. Hargett, Arthur, Corbo and Podres get hits for Mineville.
70 YEARS AGO (1949)
Bob Parker belts a home run and Harry Carpenter comes through with a clutch RBI single as McMartin Motors defeats Diamond Match 5-3 to wrap up the second-half title in the City Softball League.
Joe Reed and Paul Clukey win the final motorcycle races of the season at Moffitt Park Speedway.
Roy Young strikes out 10 batters and Bob Bruno goes 4-for-5 as the Peru American Legion outlasts AuSable Forks 13-9 in baseball.
Ann Long is elected president of the Plattsburgh Figure Skating Club with Virginia Roman, Peter McCooey, Jan Sharron and Mary Ellen Caple completing the slate of officers.
80 YEARS AGO (1939)
Bill Hafer, a standout for Lyon Mountain in the Northern League, is hired as assistant principal at Saranac Lake High School.
The International Olympic Committee considers Lake Placid as alternative site for the 1940 Winter Olympics with the outbreak of war in Europe