Looking Back (Dec. 22-21)
10 YEARS AGO (2001)
Joel Butchino scores 25 points and Adam Favro, 16, as Plattsburgh High tops Gouverneur 63-51 in a battle of unbeatens. Brian Leonard nets 11 for the Wildcats.
MVP Monica Angelosanto scores 18 points and Ashley Boyea contributes 16 points and 10 rebounds in Chazy's 57-38 win over Keene in the Elizabethtown-Lewis Girls' Basketball Tournament. Lisa Hudson tallies 19 for Keene.
MVP Jen McDonnell hits for 15 points and Trisha Beamish chips in with 14 as Saranac Lake downs AuSable Valley 51-39 in the Lady of the Lakes Tournament final. Suzi Meconi and Lee Ann Peck each net 10 for the Patriots.
The Sentinels cap an 8-0 first-half season with a 53-38 win over Seton Catholic. Kristin LaVallie records 18 points, 16 rebounds and 4 blocks while Francine Caron has 15 points and 12 rebounds.
Beekmantown's Erika Covey surpasses 1,000 points for her basketball career in the Eagles' loss to Lake George in the Ticonderoga tourney.
Keith Kane and Brian D'Aust nail 3-pointers to send Seton Catholic on to a 66-61 win over PHS in the 33rd Alumni Tournament final.
Malone's Tyler McGibbon records his 100th career wrestling win in the Huskies' victory over Ogdensburg.
20 YEARS AGO (1991)
Mike Jolin and Mike Bouthilette score in the last 43 seconds to give PHS a 5-4 hockey win over South Glens Falls.
L.A. Ross scores with 31 seconds to go in the second overtime, giving Bellows Free Academy a 6-5 triumph over Seton Catohlic.
Sara Facteau, Patty McCormick and Jen Goette are named to the all-state team in cross country.
Richard Moore scores 16 points and Matt LaClair sinks 4 clutch free throws to give NAC a 46-37 win over AuSable Valley in the Beekmantown tourney final.
Christine Beebie and Suzanne Frenyea combine for 79 points and 50 rebounds over 2 games as Beekmantown wins the Massena Girls' Basketball Tournament, beating the host Red Raiders 55-37 in the final.
Boomer Sprague's 16 points pace Moriah to a 68-43 triumph over host Crown Point in the tourney final.
25 YEARS AGO (1986)
Sophomore Andre Giroux, the fastest Cardinal to reach 50 goals for his hockey career, leaves Plattsburgh State for personal reasons.
Steve LeClair nets 22 points and Mike Shene, 15, to lead MAI to a 51-48 overtime win over host PHS in the Al Zaferakis Memorial Tournament. Tom Neale scores 20 for the Hornets.
Shannon Andrews tallies 21 points to lead St. John's to a 47-35 win over Malone in the Zaferakis girls' final. Stephanie Harte nets 10 for the Huskies.
MVP Mark Deresky and Bryan Forkey each tally 16 points to lead Peru past Saranac 73-61 in the AuSable Valley final.
Seena Ferrara closes out a brilliant volleyball career at Plattsburgh State with a school record 1,001 kills and 597 service points.
Ann Tursky scores 22 points to lead Moriah to a 60-39 win over host Elizabethtown-Lewis in their hoop final. Michelle Scorsome leads the Lions with 19.
Matt Nemier drops in 15 points to spark Chateaugay to a 45-33 win over Parishville-Hopkinton in a battle of unbeatens.
30 YEARS AGO (1981)
Gaetan D'Anjou accounts for the lone Cardinal goal as Plattsburgh State bows to Cornell University 5-1 in the inaugural I Love New York Hockey Tournament in Lake Placid.
Sparta (N.J.) turns back AuSable Valley 60-53 in the final of the Vernon, N.J. Invitational Tournament. Randy Douglas leads AuSable with 21 points. Angelo Sutton scores 20 points to pace PHS to a 55-54 win over Vernon Valley in the consolation.
Bill Brennan pours in 31 points to lead Ticonderoga past St. Mary's of Glens Falls 67-47 while Peter Shene nets 25 and Pat Hurley, 17, for MAI in a 65-55 win over Warrensburg.
Mark Revette scores 19 points, including 3 in overtime, as Saranac tops Archbishop Curley of Miami 45-42 in the Malone tournament. The host Huskies defeat St. John's 80-57 with Mike Hogan netting 19 for the Huskies and Kevin Quinn, 16, for the Irish.
Most Outstanding Wrestler Brett Hollamby, Al Tripp, John Barrett, Bob Harris, Darryl L'Heureux and Mike Prenoveau record pins to lead Peru to the team title in the Queensbury Invitational.
Jody Flynn, Jo Arcarese and Kris Forget lead MAI to its 6th straight Section VII Class B volleyball title while Michelle Farrell, Sue Towne and Cindy LaDuke lead Saranac to the Class C crown.
40 YEARS AGO (1971)
Most Outstanding Wrestler Mike Kivett scores 3 quick pins to lead Peru to the team title in its own Christmas Tournament. Teammate Barry Rock also registers 3 pins.
Joe Kelly scores 21 points to spark AuSable Valley to a 97-52 win over Moriah.
Dave Olcott hits for 36 points in Elizabethtown-Lewis's 95-77 triumph over Dannemora. Mark Bombard scores 21 for the Knights.
St. John's drops a 94-65 decision to host Linton Central of Schenectady in the first round and then falls to Benjamin Franklin of Rochester, 92-69, in the consolation. Greg Buckley scores 21 for the Irish in the second game.
50 YEARS AGO (1961)
Robert Hopkins scores 16 points to lead Westport to a 73-60 win over Moriah. Ron Baker nets 18 for Moriah.
Bernard Ducharme tallies 21 points in Dannemora's 55-53 triumph over Lake Placid. Jim Wilson leads the Blue Bombers with 14.
Plattsburgh State freshman Mike Stanton ranks second in the nation in rebounding among small schools, averaging 21.7 a game.
Tim Mannix scores 14 points to lead Siena to a 57-54 win over Alfred.
Carl King hits for 31 and Denny Ward chips in with 18 to lead OLVA to a 57-51 victory over Peru. Terry Ladd leads the Indians with 17.
Ray Sames and Bryan Holt contribute 17 points apiece to lead St. John's past previously unbeaten Beekmantown 62-44. Jack Glasgow nets 26 for the Eagles.
60 YEARS AGO (1951)
Gary O'Leary scores 22 points and Urgil Votraw, 16, to lead the St. John's Alumni to a 68-60 win over their PHS counterparts in the annual March of Dimes Tournament final. Chick McCready leads PHS with 20.
Ronald Carlson, physical education director at Plattsburgh High, resigns to accept a position with the FBI. Cortland State graduate Henry Herbold is named his successor.
Bellows Free Academy of St. Albans, Vt. defeats Willsboro 57-44 despite Ron MacDougal's 19 points.
70 YEARS AGO (1941)
Hugh Davitt scores 13 points to lead PHS over Lake Placid 30-24. Joe Farley paces Placid with 17.
Butch Shapiro, former Plattsburgh Barrracks wrestler, finishes the year having competed in 177 bouts.
John Ladue, 14, and Wanda King, 10, of Plattsburgh, are selected to skate in the Lake Placid Winter Carnival.
Former Plattsburgh High standout Al Diebolt of Colgate finishes second in the 440-yard dash at the Sugar Bowl Track Meet.