Saranac baseball team to sponsor youth basketball tourney

SARANAC — The Saranac varsity baseball team will be sponsoring a 2014 fifth and sixth-grade boys’ and girls’ basketball tournament on February 8 and February 9 at the Assumption of Mary School in Redford.

The format will be double elimination and all teams are guaranteed two games. Team entry fee is $100. The first four teams to confirm with an entry fee in both the boys and girls will be accepted.

There will be a Pepsi Hot Shot competition on Sunday, tournament t-shirts will be available, a concession stand will be in use and there will be an all-tournament team selected for both the boys and girls. For more information, call Frank Trudeau, at 293-7027, or Ed Liberty, at 293-6671.


Krecko named NCAA Region III Athlete of Week

PLATTSBURGH — Clinton Community College men’s basketball player Mykelle Krecko, a sophomore from Peekskill, NY, was named the NJCAA Region III male Athlete of the Week for Jan. 14.

Krecko helped lead the Cougars to a 2-0 start to the semester, during that time frame, with wins over Hudson Valley and Columbia-Greene. In the wins he averaged 24.5 points per game on 22-of-29 shooting, 14.5 rebounds per game and 6.5 blocks per game.

“Mykelle’s improvement in the past season and a half has been tremendous,” Clinton coach Kevin Daugherty said. “He has developed into a very confident, well-rounded player who helps his team in many different ways.”