Nixon Memorial Fast-Pitch Tourney starts tonight
AUSABLE FORKS — The first John Nixon Memorial Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament will begin tonight at Billy Mitchell Memorial Field.
J.J. Diggers takes on 20 Main at 7 p.m., followed by Egglefield/Graymont vs. R.L. Sharpening at 8:30 p.m.
Round-robin play in the seven-team event will continue at 9 a.m. Saturday, with the championship game set for 2 p.m. on Sunday. Other teams in the tournament are Jim Lincoln Pool and Spas from AuSable Forks, Empire Fast-Pitch from Prospect and the Watertown Merchants.
John Nixon was a standout AuSable Valley athlete whose life was cut short by ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Nixon was enshrined into the AuSable Valley Hall of Fame in 2008.
St. Joseph’s Church golf tourney at Harmony
PORT KENT — The Annual St. Joseph’s Church Golf Tournament will be held today with a 1 p.m. shotgun start at Harmony Golf Club.
1- Deacon Ed Mazurowski, Ron Kerr, J. Giroux, B. Giroux
2- Deb Coryer, Rick Coryer, Lynn Miller, Michele Miller
3- Jimmy Ryan, Suzi Ryan, Jason Favaro, John Coryer
4- Rich Roberts, Bob Donah, Bob Laduke, Joe Varin
5- Joe Lamora, guest, guest, guest
6- Ed Liberty, Steve Liberty, Bill Liberty, K. Kennedy
7- Gerry King, Gib LaRose, guest, guest
8- Bill Siskavich, Billy Siskavich, Chuck Wood, Craig Favaro
9- Tom Welch, Joanne Welch, Mike Fitzgerald, Faye Fitzgerald
10- Joe Pellerin, Rick Fournia, Clarence Fournia, Hank Wilson
11- S.J. Rebideau, Jon Rebideau, Rich Moore, Tom Edwards
12- Tom Douglass, guest, guest, guest
13- Lou Davis, Keith Defayette, guest, guest
Willsboro club championships this weekend
WILLSBORO — The Willsboro men’s club championships will be held Saturday and Sunday with tee times starting at 8 a.m. each day. Anyone still interested in playing needs to contact Brandon Smith by today.
NCTA mixed doubles tourney this weekend
PLATTSBURGH — The North Country Tennis Association (NCTA) will be holding a mixed doubles tournament this weekend.
Saturday’s opening-round matches include: 9 a.m.- Luguri/Allen vs. Dorrence/Bissonette; LaPorte/Liem vs. McAuliffe/McAuliffe; Ralston/Stackpole vs. Cutaiar/Garrow; noon- Slattery/Slattery vs. Dohm/Bedard; Amo/Amo vs. TBD; Davis/Lawson vs. TBD; Root/Colgnhoun vs. TBD.
Lost Pond Beef Feed to be held Saturday
STANDISH — The Lost Pond Beef Feed will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. on Saturday at Lost Pond Hunting Club (between Standish and Mountain View off the Wolf Pond Road).
PHS sets fall sports meeting for Tuesday
PLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh High School will be holding a mandatory meeting for all fall varsity and junior varsity athletes, coaches and a representative, parent or guardian at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21 in the Senior High School Auditorium.
Any representative or parent not attending will have to make alternate arrangements in order for their child to be able to participate in any scheduled league contests. Specific meetings will all coaches will follow.
Jaquish wins Willsboro Match Play tourney
WILLSBORO — Brandon Jaquish continued to dominate play at the Willsboro Golf Course by winning his second Match Play Tournament in a row and third since its inception six years ago. After winning last year’s match play, Jaquish added his first club championship as well.
This year, Jaquish defeated Brandon Smith in the semifinals in the top bracket, sending Smith to his first loss of the tourney and into the semifinals on the bottom bracket. Bill Russell lost his first match early in the tournament but worked his way through to face Smith. Russell beat Smith, 2-and-1, to reach the final against Jaquish.
The finals was well contested, with Russell squaring the match on the final hole. His effort came up just short, however, as Jaquish captured the title on the first extra hole. Jaquish will go for his second-straight club title this weekend.
Peru Rod and Gun Club archery event Sunday
PERU — The Peru Rod and Gun Club will be hosting a 3-D archery shoot on Sunday. Registration will be from 8 a.m. until noon and awards will be presented at 3 p.m.
The rifle range will be closed from Saturday at noon until Monday.
NCCS moves parent/athlete meeting
CHAMPLAIN — The Northeaster Clinton Central School Fall Athletics Parent/Athlete meeting has been moved to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21 in the high school auditorium. All junior varsity and varsity athletes who are participating on a fall athletic team are to attend with their parent or guardian.
Fall youth soccer league registration open
PLATTSBURGH — Registration is now open for the City of Plattsburgh Fall Outdoor Youth Soccer Leagues. The leagues will run from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. on Wednesdays from Sept. 12 to Oct. 24 on the City Oval. Age range is U-6: ages 4 to 6, U-8: ages 6 to 8, U-10: ages 8 to 10, U-12: ages 10 to 12. The fee is $20 for City residents and $30 for nonresidents. Register at www.plattsburghrecreation.com.
City accepting adult soccer registrations
PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the Open Women’s Soccer League at Penfield Park (Wednesday nights starting Sept. 12) and the Adult Coed Soccer League at Penfield Park (Tuesdays/Wednesdays and Thursdays starting Sept.13). Register with a credit card at www.plattsburghrecreation.com. The deadline to register a team is Sept. 6. For more information, call Justyn at 324-7709.
Placid tumblingregistration opens Aug. 27
LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will be host tumbling classes for six weeks beginning Sept. 20 in the Annex studio. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27.
During the weekly sessions, youngsters ages 2 to 12 will be introduced to tumbling and basic gymnastic skills. The goal of the program is to develop strength, flexibility and coordination while simultaneously building self-confidence. The classes will be instructed by Donna Walsh, Mary Heaverly and Debbie Neill. Classes will be held on Thursdays.
Tots A (ages 2 to 3 ½; must be accompanied by an adult) will meet from 1 to 1:45 p.m. with a course fee of $50. Tots B will meet from 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. (Tots B will be filled first; Tots A will only run if Tots B is full). Kinder Gym (ages 3 ½ to 5) will be 2:4 to 3:45 p.m. with a fee of $60. Wiggle and Roll (ages 5 to 8) will meet at 4to 5 p.m. with a fee of $60. Flips (ages 8 to 12) will be 5 to 6 p.m. with fee of $60.
For more info, call Donna Walsh at 891-5909 or Mary Heverly at 891-2973. To register, call the Lake Placid Center for the Arts at 523-2512.
Brookie’s Pub golf winners listed
PORT KENT — The 2nd-annual Brookie’s Pub Golf Outing was held Saturday, August 4 at Harmony Golf Club.
The scramble format was won by the team of Chuck Cobb, Tom Matilla, Willie Matilla and Russell Alloggio. Second place was won by Phil Moore, Mark Calkins, Denny Doyle and Andy Daggett and third place by Kevin Dennis, Gary Dennis, Issac Robinson and Clayton Barber.
Darwin Bezio and Debbie LaDuke won the longest drive contests, while MaryAnne Bezio and Robinson were closest to the pin winners. The Cobb and Moore teams won the skins.
Columbia Classic Bowling League has openings
PLATTSBURGH — North Bowl Lanes is seeking bowlers for its Columbia Classic Bowling League, a three-person scratch league. Combined entering averages for the three bowlers can not exceed 580. The league beings at 6:45 p.m. Sept. 5. If interested, call John Munson at 561-1690 or Duane Hartson at 643-8758.
TGIF Senior League meeting is Aug. 24
PLATTSBURGH — The TGIF Senior Bowling League will hold a meeting at 12:30 p.m. on Aug. 24 at North Bowl Lanes. The league will start on Sept/ 7. Bowlers ages 50 and over are welcome to join. For more information, call Morna at 643-8283 or North Bowl Lanes at 561-1690.
Bowl Mart men’s league schedules meeting
ROUSES POINT — The Bowl Mart Lanes Monday Night Men’s Bowling League will hold its pre-season meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 20. For more information, call 297-6106.
Happy Seniors League to have bowling meeting
PLATTSBURGH — The Happy Seniors Bowling League has scheduled an organizational meeting for 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at North Bowl Lanes. Bowlers are needed and welcome. Call Bill at 562-1628 or Gail at 293-8415 for more information.
PYH golf tourney to be held Sunday
PLATTSBURGH — The Second Annual PYH Golf Tournament will be held at The Barracks Golf Course on Sunday. There will be a 1 p.m. shotgun start, and a banquet will be held at the Moose Lodge immediately following golf. Please begin arriving around noon to register.
1- Steve Sullivan, Dave Strack, Mike Trombley, Eric Labounty
1A- Spencer Graves, Al Ruest, Robby Knowles, John Coryer
2- Paul Sherman, Rob Dandrow, Krista Van Arman, Charlie Lawfer
2A- Russ Holland, John Zurlo, Dale Trombley, Rich Ashline
3- Joel Maggy, Craig Duprey, Randy Blair, Josh Poling
3A- Jason Lacey, Chris Leclair, Matt Leclair, Chris Premore
4- Kathie Cam. Murray, Bill Murray, Cathy Brankman, Mike Brankman
5- Ivan Dyke, Jason Macey, Gary Barry, Dave Letourneau
5A- Tom Beauvais, TBD, Mike Beauvais, Bill Beauvais
6- Stew Mitchell, Jay Hamilton, John Hamilton, Chris Dubay
6A- Calvin Hamel, Mike Layhee, Robert Helms, Ray Leclair
7- Kevin Barnaby, George Barnett, Garrett Hemingway, Mike Bousquet
8- Bill Kennedy, Al Svaboda, Greg Wyman, Tom Reid
8A- John Kennedy, Nick Francescutti, Tyler Dillman, Gaudreau
9- Nicole Laravia, Lisa Garrand, Mickelson, Woods
9A- Pete Sullivan, M.E. Sullivan, Paul Rissetto, TBD
10- Matt Mero, Jon Whitehouse, Sonny Hebert, Todd Channell
10A- Todd Moravec, Mike Bieber, Scott Dublanyk, Mike Darst
11- Chris Hay, Mike Laravia, Andy Wylie, Steve Moffat
11A- Jeff Graves, Athena Graves, Paul Murray, Deb Orlofsky
12- Tommy Harrigan, Steve Garrand, Ron Begor, Rene Glascock
13- Merk Brockwell, Jim Sorrell, Nate Boyer, Jim Woods
14- Edward Nason, Joseph Guido, Joey Guido, Jr., Jeff Twigg
15- Jeff Wood, TBD, TBD, TBD