Sports Shorts: Aug. 8, 2019

Junior golf club championship

PLATTSBURGH — The Bluff Point Junior Golf program wrapped up its 2019 season with a two-day club championship Monday and Tuesday in three age groups.

In the 15-and-over group, John Glover (Seton) came in first with Alex Lawliss (Peru) taking second.

In the girls division, Alivia Waldron (Saranac) won, narrowly losing out to John Glover for overall low.

In the 13-14 age group, Dominik Nuzzo (Peru) came out in first, while Ben Welch (Beekmantown) took second.

In the girls division, Tekla Fine-Lease (Willsboro/Seton Catholic) came in first followed by Julia McCormick (Peru) in second.

In the 12-and-under age group, Marina Kane (Beekmantown) came out first in the girls division followed by Ava Glover (Seton Catholic) taking second.

In the boys division, Ryan Campbell (Peru) came in first followed by Nick Palmer (Beekmantown) in second.

Plaques will be presented to first and second for boys and girls in all divisions as well as a special Gil Burnell award to John Glover.

A total of 41 young golfers took part in the five-week junior golf program.

Upcoming soccer clinics

PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County Youth Bureau will be hosting several instructional soccer clinics this summer.

Youth from throughout the county are encouraged to attend any of these free clinics.

These clinics will be conducted as followed.

Athletes of all ages and abilities are invited to attend.

Coaches are encouraged to send their entire teams.

For more information on these events, call the Clinton County Youth Bureau at 565-4750.

Monday, Aug. 12

In Rouses Point at the Civic Center from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

In Ellenburg at Ellenburg Rec Park from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 15

In Dannemora at Lafontaine Park from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 16

In Keeseville at Jaycee Park from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

In Ausable Forks at Grove Fields from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 22

In Saranac at Sullivan Field from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Military Night at Airborne

PLATTSBURGH — Bonus racing action will be taking place Saturday at Plattsburgh Airborne Speedway.

The Super Stocks and Strictly Stocks will take part in double features, making up for last weekend’s rain-shortened event.

In addition, the 358-Modifieds, Sportsman and Novice Sportsman will be on the racing card.

The North Country Honor Flight will also be attending to recognize the current Honor Flight members.

Post time for the event is scheduled for 7 p.m., with grandstands opening at 5 p.m.

Admission prices are set at $12 for adults.

Active and retired military members with proper identification and kids age 12 and under will be free of charge.

For more information about rescheduled events and the Sportsman event details for Aug. 20, go to

Moonlight paddle down Saranac River

SARANAC — The Town of Plattsburgh Parks and Recreation Department is doing a Moonlight Paddle down the Saranac River.

The trip is Wednesday, Aug. 14, on the Saranac River starting at the Saranac Boat Launch, 192 Bowen Road in Saranac, from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. down to Cadyville Beach.

During the moonlight paddle, each participant will get a light stick to put on their boat.

Town of Plattsburgh Parks and Recreation Department kayaks are already spoken for but participants are free to join with their own kayaks.

Classes are limited to the first eight participants.

Pre-register by calling the Town of Plattsburgh Parks and Recreation Department at 518-562-6860.

Golf tournament hole assignments

PLATTSBURGH — The following are hole assignments for the 14th annual Mission of Hope Golf Tournament being held Friday at the Barracks Golf Course.

Registration begins at 11 a.m. with a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start.

The format is a two-person scramble.

1- Marty Mannix, Tim Mannix; Msgr. Dennis Duprey, Frank Bushey.

2- David Fuller, Guest; Guest, Guest.

3- Don Recore, Eric Schwartz; Gracie Gratto, Lynn Cleveland.

4- Brian Desso, Tom Lemieux; Jack Phillips, Rick Backlas.

5- Carl King, Jon Votraw; Mike O’Connor, Don Kasprzak.

6- Chip Dandrow, Ken Mousseau; Carol Dandrow, Martine Mousseau.

6B- Brian Gladwin, Evan Brady; Ollie Bickel, Steve LaBombard.

7- Steve Farrell, Guest; Michael Farrell, Devon Farrell.

8- Clark Everleth, Jack Snell; Kathleen Everleth, “Butch” Snell.

9- Brian Snell, James Carlin; Andy Guay, Mike Derrigo.

10- Allen Griffin, Delores Vivian; Brian Raville, Paige Raville.

10B- Paul Sweeney, Ron Thayer; Steven Sweeney, Michael O’Meara.

11- David Reynolds, Cheryl Reynolds; Bill Glaude, Dawn Glaude.

12- Mary Lou Baker, Jim Aloi; Ann-Marie Spear, Michael Boule’.

13- Mike Dodds, Cheryl Dodds; Bob Wieworka, Janet Wieworka.

14- Dana Bashaw, Lisa Bashaw; Rob Bashaw, Mary Bashaw.

15- Kyle Side, Athens Cameron; Kent Olsen, Tricia Olsen.

16- Betty Little, Fr. Flynn; Susanne Russell, Michael O’Connor.

17- Trevor Rabideau, Pat Garrow; Todd McCarthy, Sue Phillips.

18- Jason Phippen, Jennifer Johnston; Arthur Rocque, Kimberly Davis.

18B- Janice, Brent Carpenter; Monte Prather.

To be assigned: Matt Flattery, Dr. Palmer; Pellerin Team; Nachbauer Team.

Men’s soccer to host ID clinic

PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh State men’s soccer team will host an ID clinic on Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Field House Complex.

The cost is $100 per registrant.

The clinic will run from 9 a.m. to noon and will involve a college-level training session, including technical, tactical and physical training.

Players will experience what sets Plattsburgh State men’s soccer apart through the training and interactions.

The clinic will be instructed by the current coaching staff as well as current student-athletes on the team.

After the clinic, participants are invited to stay and watch the Cardinals play a 2 p.m. home game against Clarkson.

To register, fill out the form that can be found at and send it along with a $100 check made payable to “Plattsburgh State Men’s Soccer,” to: Chris Taylor, Head Men’s Soccer Coach, Plattsburgh State, 101 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, N.Y., 12901.

Contact head coach Chris Taylor at with any questions.