Northern Insuring/Chamber golf
PERU — Friday the 13th was a lucky day for X-Plo/E-Z Sto teammates Carrie LaDuke, Carol Jerry, Larry Wilson and Calvin Hamel who won the prize for low net team at the Northern Insuring/Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic at Adirondack Golf Course with a score of 58. The low gross team prize went to MetLife’s Steve Hudak, Luke Hudak, Dan McGuire and Mike Wormley with a score of 63.
Other winners were: second low net, Team Casella, Melissa Leclair, Kana Lester, Susan Ewing, Jon Bell, 59; third low net, NBT, Pat Garrow, Sue Phillips, Elizabeth Pearl, Sandy Walker, 60; second low gross, Adirondack Bank, Rick Rogers, Scott Campbell, Rick Latour, David Abernathy, 63; and third low gross, World Warehouse, Cheryl Reynolds, Joy LaPorte, Dennie LaPorte, Bill Glaude, 65.
Susan Ewing won the ladies’ long drive, Greg Reynolds the men’s long drive, and Chuck Paepke the putting contest.
Adirondack holds Member-Member Tournament
PERU — Adirondack Golf and Country Club held its Member-Member Tournament last Sunday with 36 members participating. Dwight Brown and Soham Patel won the men’s division while Gale Carroll and Alice Sample won the women’s division.
The “Adirondack Ryder Cup” format for the 2-person teams included playing alternate shots on the par 5’s, playing a scramble on the par 4’s, and combining individual team scores on the par 3’s. An 84 was par for the format and a team handicap was subtracted from the total score.
In the men’s division, a net 81.4 won first place for Brown and Patel; a net 82.7 won second place for Mike Maille and Dan Phoebus. In the women’s division, Carroll and Sample won first place with a net 83. Katie Gluck and Barb Maille won second place with a net 84. A highest net prize went to Pat Loughan and Pat Poissant.
Skins were also awarded in both men’s and women’s divisions. In the women’s division, Katie Gluck and Barb Maille won a skin on the third hole, Sandy Desso and Brenda King on the fifth and 17th holes, Lena Dashnaw and Gerry Finney on the eighth hole, and Kathy O’Connor and Phoebe Sturm on the ninth hole. In the men’s division, Jay Barich and Tom Wood won a skin on the ninth hole, John Gallagher and Jeff Ratliff on the 10th hole, Chip Dandrow and Gary Finney on the 12th hole, and Dwight Brown and Soham Patel on the 13th and 17th holes.
Other contests included closest to the line on the 10th hole, won by Tom Wood. Closest the the pin on the eighth hole for women was won by Lena Dashnaw and on the 14th hole for men by Pat McGinn. In the chipping contest, Adrian Rovers won in the men’s division and Stephanie Rovers won in the women’s division.
The next Adirondack Golf and Country Club member tournament will be the Club Championships, August 18 and 19. Applications will be available for members in the Pro Shop.
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PLATTSBURGH — The L/H Open was recently held at The Barracks Golf Course. Finishing first on a tie-breaker was the team of Mickey Pepper and Matt Dion over the second-place team of Kris Phillips and Chuck Lawfer.
Closest to the pin winners were Aaron Lemay and Phillips. The prize for last place went to Team Sweeney.
Plattsburgh Babe Ruth changes
PLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh Babe Ruth has announced the following changes to its playoff schedule.
McSweeneys and Kiwanis will finish their first semifinal game today at 5 p.m. at Lefty Wilson Field. It will be followed by game two. Game three will be played Thursday at 5 p.m. at South Acres, if necessary.
City Police and City Fire will finish their first semifinal game today at 5 p.m. at South Acres. Game two will be played Thursday at 5 p.m. at Lefty Wilson Field, which will be followed by game three, if necessary.
Champlain holding final soccer sign-ups
ROUSES POINT — The Town of Champlain is conducting final soccer sign-ups until July 23. All children who live in the Town of Champlain, Village of Rouses Point or Village of Champlain are able to participate. Practices will begin mid-August and children will be called by their coaches when practice times start.
Forms can be found on the nccscougar.org website. On the NCCS home page, you can find the necessary forms, including copy of birth certificate, under community events. Age group classifications are as follows: Mites, ages 6, 7 and 8, born on or after 11/1/03, and born on or before 10/31/06; Peewees, ages 9, 10 and 11, born on or after 11/1/00, born on or before 10/31/03; and Bantams, ages 12, 13 and 14, born on or after 11/1/97, born on or before 10/31/00.
The town is looking for a Bantam soccer coach. If interested, or for more information, call Linda Fredette, at 297-6824.
Summer Outdoor Adventure Program scheduled
PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County Youth Bureau and the Town of Plattsburgh Recreation Department will co-host an Outdoor Summer Adventure Program from Aug. 8 to Aug. 10. This free 3-day program will introduce youth, ages 14 and older, to such skills as hiking, flat-water kayaking, environmental and historical issues, team work and outdoor leadership skills. Previous hiking and/or paddling skills are not required, while ability to swim is required.
The 3-day program will consist of: Wednesday, Aug. 8, paddle, group will flat-water kayak on the Saranac River on Cadyville Beach, the group will learn basic flat-water kayaking skills, including forward, reverse, sweep, brace and sculling strokes, group will learn individual and team rescues; Thursday, Aug. 9, paddle, the group will flat-water kayak approximately 7.5 miles down the Saranac River from Saranac to the Cadyville Beach, discussed will be river paddling skills and how they differ from open water lake paddling; Friday, Aug. 10, hike, the group will be bussed to Silver Lake Mountain and have the choice to hike up the mountain or walk through the Bog.
All equipment will be provided. Pre-registration is required by July 23. For further information on this program, or to pre-register, call the Clinton County Youth Bureau, at 565-4750, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily Monday through Friday.
Rally for the Lake
set for Aug. 18
CHATEAUGAY LAKE — A 5K run and 1-mile fun walk, followed by a cookout and win on the grounds of historic Camp Jeanne d’Arc, will take place Saturday, Aug. 18. Event day registration begins at 8 a.m., with a 9:30 a.m. start for the run and 9:35 start for the walk. The route extends along the southwestern shore of the Chateaugay Narrows.
The post-run cookout and swim from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. are included in the entry fee of $20 for adults, $10 for youths ages 11 to 17, $5 for children ages 5 to 11, and free for those ages under 5. Guests can attend the cookout and swim at a rate of $10 for those ages 11 and over, and $5 for children 5 to 11. There will be a raffle with many prizes to be awarded.
The rally is sponsored by the Chateaugay Lake Foundation. Proceeds will benefit the foundation’s project to control Eurasian water milfoil, an invasive aquatic plant, that is threatening the lake. Pre-register online, at www.tinyurl.com/rallyforthelake2012, or call 735-4385 for forms. Free rally t-shirts will be given to the first 100 registrants.
PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County Youth Bureau will host a series of free USTA 10-and-under tennis workshops. The clinics are suited for beginner tennis players. No prior experience is necessary. Boys and girls of all ages are invited to participate. Tennis racquets and balls will be provided. Pre-registration is required.
Clinic dates and locations are as follows: July 24, Saranac High School, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.; July 25, Feinberg Park, Altona, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.; July 26, May Currier Park, Plattsburgh, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and July 30, Rouses Point Civic Center, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
For further information or to pre-register, contact the youth bureau at 565-4750.
YMCA Y-Tri set
for Aug. 4
PLATTSBURGH — The Plattsburgh YMCA will be running its 27th-Annual Y-Tri triathlon race on Saturday, Aug. 4. The event will be held at the Point Au Roche State Park and involves a ½-mile lake swim, 18-mile bike and 4-mile run (bike and run courses are flat).
There will be shirts awarded to all participants, as well as a buffet lunch following the race. There will also be awards to the top individuals and teams. Register at the YMCA, at 17 Oak Street, or at the race from 6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. The race begins at 9 a.m.
For more information, call the YMCA at 561-4290 or download a registration form at plattsburghymca.com.