Looking Back (Aug. 15-21)

10 YEARS AGO (1997)

Danny Gregory, Marty Sample and Ron Rivard score goals and Alfie Ladue stars in goal as K & L Plumbing/The Greenery beats Chazy-Giroux's 3-1 to repeat as North Country Soccer League champions.

Ron Barclay and Dave Mendofik belt 2-run homers in Game 1 and Brandy McDonald and Stan Loya homer in Game 2 as Salmon River Auto sweeps past Oakes Electric in the Keeseville Medium-Pitch Softball championship series.

Jacsue Nathan, owned by Jack Connell and driven by Jack Hargett, comes within one second of the Rhinebeck track record for trotters as he gets his sixth straight victory.

20 YEARS AGO (1987)

Rob Bashaw and Andy Duprey win gold medals in wrestling in the 13-14 age group at the AAU Junior Olympics.

Lake Placid's Ed Seney is named assistant hockey coach at Clarkson University under Cap Raeder, replacing Glenn Thomaris, who resigned to become head coach at Elmira.

John Flynn, Gary Manning and Ken Reid power The Backdoor of Saranac Lake past the Wasps of Elizabethtown in the championship game of the Homer Marsha Medium-Pitch Softball Tournament in Keeseville. Mike Drew leads the Wasps.

Poppy Rock's 2-out single in the 7th scores Peggy Supernault with the winning run, lifting Chazy to a 6-5 win over The Korina and a second straight City Softball League title.

25 YEARS AGO (1982)

David Boucher, Roger Baxter and Benny Lanzo are the top hitters while Timmy Salerno, Eddie Cook and Billy Larrow handle the pitching as Moriah captures the Essex County Summer League baseball championship.

Anne Currier and Pat Damiano win their third straight Press-Republican tennis doubles title while Jon Gottschall and Tom Brown repeat as men's champs and Gil Duken and Stu Baum as senior champions.

Jeff Blatnick bests West Chazy's Brian Wiley in the heavyweight final in Greco-Roman wrestling at the Empire State Games.

Morris Towne resigns as boys' basketball coach at Saranac after 21 seasons.

Roy Ano tosses a no-hitter and Jerry Hahn knocks in 3 runs as 20 Main routs the Blue Bowl in the AuSable Forks Fast-Pitch Softball playoffs.

Mike Grube triples and Tom Nesbitt doubles in a decisive rally leading Plattsburgh Police to a 6-2 win over Mama Mia's in the Babe Ruth championship game.

Rick McCorry, Bob McCorry and Mike Golden each get 3 hits as Latinville's, down 2 games to none, completes its comeback over reigning champ Post 1619 in the Adirondack Slo-Pitch Softball championship series.

30 YEARS AGO (1977)

John Strack shoots a 78 to win low gross and Mike Trombley takes handicap honors with a 55 in the Bert Harkness Elks Club Golf Tournament at Bluff Point.

Barb Racine edges Bonnie Miller by 3 points to win the All-Around in the City Summer Gymnastics Championships. Jeff Ranta and Don Miner tie for the boys' title.

Steve Rabideau and Kathy Tanchak win the Budweiser Foot Race.

Charles Lambert beats Harold LaVair to win the overall title in the City Horseshoe Pitching Tournament.

40 YEARS AGO (1967)

Tappan manages only four hits off Hal West, but pulls out a 4-0 win to eliminate Plattsburgh Post 20 from the state American Legion baseball tournament. Barney Woodward has a double and single for Post 20 while Randy Matthews gets a single.

Bill Day bests Frank Loughan, 83-85, to win the Senior Men's championship at Plattsburgh Golf & Country Club. Gary Rock edges Jack Pearl for the handicap title.

Mike Perry pitches a no-hitter with 16 strikeouts and helps his cause with 2 doubles as Cadyville downs Moriah 3-0 in the Adirondack League playoffs.

Dick Denny pitches a no-hitter and contributes 2 homers and a triple to West Chazy's 10-3 win over Champlain in Babe Ruth baseball.

Charlie Carlo sets a state record on his way to a second straight New York State Instinctive Bowman Championship while his wife Sandy takes second for the second year in a row.

50 YEARS AGO (1957)

Sue Dutton, Barbara Hendrix, Ann Clancy, Mary Vaughan and Clare Connell all get 3 hits as Cadyville outslugs Dannemora 20-13 in Senior Girls' softball. Jane Sears and Rita Golovach have 2 hits each for Dannemora.

Mike Loughan and Roger Thomas belt home runs to lead Lippa's to a 7-3 win over Guy's in Plattsburgh Little League play. Pat Berry has a homer for Guy's and Bill Godin collects 2 doubles.

Al Pageau carries a no-hitter into the seventh while Farley Chase goes 4-for-6 as Lyon Mountain belts Cadyville 18-3 to wrap up the Adirondack League crown. Red Dubray and Dick Chase chip in with 3 hits apiece.

Oz Kirby of Westport beats Elizabethtown's Jack Bastean on the first playoff hole to win the Elizabethwn Amateur Open at Cobble Hill. Lake Placid's Jack Borgas wins the second flight while Marion LaBounty captures the women's title.

Dick Beauharnois belts 2 triples in Terry's 4-3 win over the Dukes in City Babe Ruth baseball. Dick Garrant and Bob Dubuque have doubles for the Dukes.

60 YEARS AGO (1947)

Young Dick Squires beats Oscar LeClair for the championship of the City Playground tennis tournament.

Plattsburgh's Booth Stratton and John Fairchild sail to victory in the Malletts Bay 49-boat Regatta.

70 YEARS AGO (1937)

H. Fuller Allen rallies to beat Carter Alexander in the singles final of the YMCA Tennis Tournament.

Plattsburgh's Joe Proterra comes within one out of pitching a no-hitter for Potsdam against Brasher Falls in the St. Lawrence Valley League.

Recommended for you