Peru Youth Football Camp July 21-24

PERU -- The Peru Youth Football Camp, administered by the Peru football coaching staff, will be held July 21-24 at the Peru Central School football complex. It will run from 9 a.m. to noon each day and will be open to all area youths, ages 8-13.

Brochures are available at Peru Pharmacy, Dick's Sporting Goods and Stewart's in Peru. For more information, call Larry Ewald, at 643-6421.

Justin Rebideau gets hole-in-one

MALONE -- Justin Rebideau used a six-iron on the par-three 158-yard seventh hole at the Malone Golf Club West Course to record a hole-in-one. Witnesses were Sherm Rebideau, Jon Rebideau and Richard Moore.

Mazdzer earns USA Luge honors

LAKE PLACID -- Chris Mazdzer of Saranac Lake has been named Junior Male Athlete of the Year by the USA Luge Association. Mazdzer, 20, also earned Team of the Year honors with his doubles partner Jayson Terdiman, 19, of Berwick, Pa.

The association recognized five athletes as its 2007-08 Athletes and Team of the Year Thursday.

Bengt Walden (Westborough, Mass.) was named Male Athlete of the Year while Erin Hamlin (Remsen) was selected as Female Athlete of the Year. Kate Hansen (La Canada, Calif.) is the Junior Female Athlete of the Year.

Rodney Grimshaw wins Hit event

PLATTSBURGH -- Rodney Grimshaw of Rouses Point won the event competition for the age 11-12 division in the recent Pitch, Hit and Run competition. He compiled 379 points.

He is eligible to for sectional competition to be held Saturday, May 31, in Saratoga Springs, at East Side Recreation Field, beginning at 9 a.m.

Highland Greens golf leagues under way

BRUSHTON -- Terry Charlebois and Ann White posted the best round with a scramble score of 44 in the Coors Monday Night Ladies League at Highland Greens Golf Course.

Bruce Kelly posted the low gross (35) in the Wednesday Men's League while Jack Rogers had the low gross (38) in the Thursday Senior Men's League. Ryan O'Conner posted the low score (38) in the Genesee Thursday Men's League and Al and Andree Towers the low scramble score (36) in the Friday Couples League.

The Third-Annual Robbie Phillips Memorial Scholarship Tournament will be held May 31. There will be prizes and place money in the 4-person scramble event. The $60 entry fee includes cart, greens fee, beverages, hot dogs, hamburgs or Italian sausage at the turn and a complete buffet after play. Contact Dave or Sherry.

Senior Golf League lists tee times

PLATTSBURGH -- The Senior Council Golf League has announced tee times for May 20 at the Barracks Golf Course. Golfers are asked to be at the Barracks 30 minutes prior to tee time. Sally Connolly will coordinate scoring at the conclusion of the 9-hole match. Team sign-up sheets and next week tee times will be posted at the Barracks.

Volunteer substitutes should continue to register with the SCCCC at 563-6180. Teams wishing to join should also call 563-6180 by May 19. Last week's 50/50 winner was Darwyn Burnell.

9:45 a.m. -- Teams 9, 26: Je. Matyas/Jo. Matyas; S. Gilman/D. Wyman

10 a.m. -- Teams 1,2: G. Banker/D. Garrant; R. Fortin/S. Mayhew

10:08 a.m. -- Teams 4, 14: R. Elmore/J. Richards; L. McIntyre/J. Blanchard

10:16 a.m. -- Teams 5, 6: B. Bruno/A. Swoboda; D. Miner/J. Fournia

10:24 a.m. -- Teams 7, 10: C. Brown/L. Collins; P. Brown/B. Harris

10:32 a.m. -- Teams 11, 13: B. Snell/M. Weaver; I. Daley/M. Daley

10:40 a.m. -- Teams 18, 19: D. Rury/C. Keable; D. Ireland/M. Ireland

10:56 a.m. -- Teams 22, 23: D. Garrant/M. Garrant; D. Harris/D. Shanley

11:04 a.m. -- Teams 21, 25: J. Burnelle/E. Heyman; M. Breen/C. Burakowski

11:12 a.m. -- Teams 20, 24: M. Molle/E. Hogan; F. Reid/J. Bissell

Teams 3, 8 and 15 are absent this week.

Woodward leads way in time trials

POINT AU ROCHE -- Scott Woodward of Team Placid Planet finished the 10-mile bicycle course with the fastest time of 22 minutes, 42 seconds, followed closely by teammate Shawn Turner with a time of 23:11 in the first of the weekly time trials. Owen McCullum was the top 5-mile racer. Ten riders battled a strong south wind in the first event of the season.

The 5- and 10-mile bicycle time trials will continue throughout the spring and summer every Wednesday night at the Point au Roche Fire Station. The event is open to all novice and experienced riders. Helmets are mandatory and all riders must obey the rules of the road. Sign up starts around 5:30 p.m. with the first rider going out at 6 p.m.

10 mile -- 1, Scott Woodward, 0:22:42. 2, Shawn Turner, 0:23:11. 3, Jay Ruff, 0:25:46. 4, Peter Christopher, 0:29:03. 5, Ralph Senecal, 0:30:53. 6, Bill Prevo, 0:31:00. 7, Keane McCullum, 0:32:15. 8, John Callaghan, 0:34:34.

5 mile -- 1, Owen McCullum, 0:16:37. 2, Bowen Christopher, 0:18:18.

County umpire clinics resume Tuesday

PLATTSBURGH -- The Clinton County Youth Bureau Baseball/Softball Program is in need of umpires for the season which runs from Tuesday, June 10 to Thursday, July 24. General knowledge of the rules, playing experience, and experience working with children is desired.

The pay is $13 to $25 per game. Umpires will be hired to officiate games at the Grasshopper, Pee Wee, and Pony levels. Applicants must be 14 years of age or older and must attend one Part 1 and one Part 2 clinic.

Part 1

(Umpire candidates must attend one Part 1 clinic)

Tuesday, May 206-9 p.m.Ausable Forks Community Center

Wednesday, May 216-9 p.m.Northern Adirondack High School

Wednesday, May 286-9 p.m.Plattsburgh -- Youth Bureau

Thursday, June 56-9 p.m.Plattsburgh -- Youth Bureau,

Part 2

(Umpire candidates must attend only one Part 2 clinic)

Thursday, May 29 6-8 p.m. Ausable Forks -- Grove Fields

Saturday, June 7 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Cadyville Recreation Park

Saturday, June 7 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Peru -- Lapham Mills Park

For more information, call 565-4750.

AuSable lists fall coaching vacancies

CLINTONVILLE -- AuSable Valley Central School has openings in the fall for the following coaching positions:

Assistant football coaches, boys varsity soccer head coach, assistant boys soccer coaches, girls varsity soccer head coach, assistant girls soccer coaches, assistant cross-country coach and assistant girls swim coach.

Individuals with NYS coaches certification, or willing to work towards certification are encouraged to apply. Please send a letter of intent to: AuSable Valley Middle/High School, c/o Kurt M. Munson, A.D.; 1490 Route 9N, Clintonville, NY 12924

Stratton team wins Karkoski hoop tourney

PORT HENRY -- Team Stratton won the recent Jack Karkoski Memorial Basketball Tournament held at Moriah Central School. Team members included Andrew Castine, Chris Castine, Mike Castine, Tim Lacount, Dave LaBarre, James St. Dennis, Jim Baker, Brian D'Aust and Richard Stratton.

Mike Castine was tournament most valuable player and Tim Lacount, playoff mvp.

Father's Day 5K scheduled for June 15

PLATTSBURGH -- The Northern Lights Track Club and Keeseville Pharmacy will host a 5K run/walk and a free 1 mile fun run on Sunday, Father's Day, June 15. The run is open to runners and walkers of all abilities and will be held on a USAT&F certified course with registration starting at 9 a.m. at the Base Gym.

The cost is $15 for advanced registration and $20 on the day of the event with a $5 discount for club members. T-shirts will be given to the first 50 registered and pies to age group winners. More information can be found on the club's website: where pictures and results will be posted.

Strength training offered at CV Fitness

PLATTSBURGH -- J&B's Sports Strength Training at CV Fitness will begin June 23. Area athletes from high school through college can train for up to four weeks with qualified certified strength and conditioning specialists.

Contact Jason Pachter for details at

North Dakota honors Betty Ralston

GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Former Peru resident and area coach Betty Ralston recently received the Ken and Toby Baker UND Proud Award this week at the annual recognition ceremony for University of North Dakota staff personnel.

Ralston, Associate Athletic Director at the Div. I university, was honored as a staff employee who, through service and dedication to the university, to fellow workers, and to the community, exemplifies the qualities of commitment, loyalty, and pride in the University. The award includes $1,000, a plaque, and a traveling plaque for the department.

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