Looking Back (Feb. 12-18)
10 YEARS AGO (2002)
Jordan Ostrander scores 17 points as Plattsburgh State wraps up a 13-0 season at home with an 81-68 win over Utica/Rome.
Nicky Viti nets 24 points and Erin Hutchinson, 17, to lead the Plattsburgh State women to a school-record 15th victory, 85-53 over Utica/Rome.
Westport's Aimee Marsh joins the 1,000-point club in a 47-17 triumph over Long Lake in the MVAC girls' basketball final.
Peru, trailing by 15, rallies to stun PHS 58-52 in the Section VII boys' basketball tournament. Mike Oertel scores 16 points while Matt St. Clair keys a defense effort that limits Hornet ace Joel Butchino to 12 points.
Emily Devins, Megan Groves, Beth Hutchins and Alexis Webb lead the Malone girls to the Section X Indoor Track & Field championship.
Ryan Olsen, Dan Elliott and Shane Hubbell spark PHS to a repeat in the Section VII boys' swimming championships.
20 YEARS AGO (1992)
David duBois pours in 57 points to lead Lake Placid to a 102-66 rout of Indian Lake.
Angel Facteau collects 10 points, 8 rebounds and 6 steals in leading Saranac to a 38-37 victory, handing Seton Catholic its first CVAC setback of the girls' basketball season.
Greg Shaughnessy drops in 28 points as Schroon Lake repeats as MVAC champ with a 73-48 win over Westport. Pat Connell hits for 16 for the Eagles.
Tim Barnewall pours in 37 points to go with 7 rebounds and 6 blocks in Chateaugay's 62-58 win over Parishville-Hopkinton.
Jon Mulholland sinks 2 free throws with no time left to lift PHS to a 37-36 win over Saranac and into a first-place tie with the Chiefs.
Phoebe Decoste, Gwen LaBarre, Kasia Krul, Amy Boulrice and Jody Rounds lead Northern Adirondack to its fifth straight Section VII Class C volleyball title with a 3-1 win over Saranac.
Cathy Tolosky, Sadie Charland, Keryn Duley and Nikki O'Hara spark PHS to a 3-1 win over Peru and its third straight Class B volleyball crown.
25 YEARS AGO (1987)
Peru football standout Tony Montemorra signs a letter of intent to attend Syracuse University.
Craig Earich, Marty Pombrio and Sam Huckeba star as Dannemora defeats Westport 87-49 to finish 14-0 in MVAC play.
Buffy Strothenke tallies 29 points to lead Schroon Lake past Elizabethtown-Lewis 58-53.
Mike Graney connects on 2 free throws with 16 seconds to play, giving Ticonderoga a 51-50 win over Northern Adirondack. Will Fahey leads the Sentinels with 14 while Jamie Labarge nets 13 for NAC.
Penn State freshman Chris Joyce of Plattsburgh captures the Men's Alpine Skiing Championship for the Allegheny Collegiate Ski Conference, Western Division.
Mark Kiroy hits a 15-footer with 2 seconds left, lifting Saranac to a 72-70 win over St. John's. Doug Beebe leads the Chiefs with 22 while Craig King tallies 26 for the Irish.
Katie Ryan comes up with 28 points and 17 rebounds in Saranac's 54-46 win over MAI. Rita Boule leads MAI with 18 points.
30 YEARS AGO (1982)
Alyssa Harkness hits a field goal with less than a minute to play in the second overtime to give Peru a 43-42 upset of Moriah. Eileen Roach's putback at the end of regulation forces overtime.
Ken Recore hits for 23 points and Tim Coplen, 20, as Dannemora clinches its second straight MVL title with a 91-62 win over Chazy.
Doug Meaker's free throw with no time left gives Westport a 49-48 upset of Elizabethtown-Lewis. Ed Shappy and Don McQueen each chip in with 17 for the Eagles.
Kevin Quinn connects on a turnaround jumper from the left corner with one second left as St. John's hands Ticonderoga its first CVAC setback, 49-47. Bill Brennan leads the Sentinels with 31 points.
Kirk Little and Frank Miller score goals as St. John's slips past stubborn Northeastern Clinton 2-1 to win its 4th straight CVAC hockey title. Dennie LaPorte scores for the Cougars.
Dan Scoresome nets 21 points to lead Moriah to a 55-52 victory over Glens Falls.
John Wisner gets 3 goals and an assist in Lake Placid's 7-3 hockey win over Saranac Lake.
40 YEARS AGO (1972)
Rich Ferriter scores the first goal as the U.S. Student National Hockey Team defeats the University of Sherbrooke 6-3 in the first game played at the new Plattsburgh State hockey arena.
Courtney Smith scores 28 points while Bruce Edwards and Paul O'Connell provide the spark as MAI, trailing by 10, rallies to dump St. John's 72-69.
Jeff Benjamin pours in 25 points as NAC regains a share of the CVL North lead with a 68-51 triumph over PHS. Russ Keller leads the Hornets with 18.
Plattsburgh's Don West wins the Veterans Class at the U.S. Eastern Amateur Ski Jumping Championships.
Jean Ashworth of Wilmington claims the Senior Women's Crown in the Diamond Trophy speedskating races in Lake Placid.
Jerry Dolly nets 33 points to lead Elizabethtown-Lewis to a 73-59 win over Dannemora.
Roger Pratt's 32-point effort spurs the Moriah Vikings to a 62-56 win over Ticonderoga.
50 YEARS AGO (1962)
Dick Nephew of Mooers Forks finishes 17th in the national championship modified sportsman race at Daytona Speedway. Lee Roy Yarborough is first in the 54-car field.
Lake Placid's Corky Colby, Donald Colby and Jay Rand win their respective divisions in ski jumping at the state championships while teammate Jack Vitvitsky claims the nordic combined title.
Will Holland scores 14 points and Walt Holland, 11, as unbeaten St. Joseph's tops MAI 66-48.
Stu Mace hits for 28 points as Crown Point knocks off MVL leader Westport 77-70.
Gerry Barber, Sherman Robare, Norman Peryea and Dick LaBounty register pins for Keeseville in a 26-26 draw with Peru. Clarence McGee, Gerald Bradley and Bruce Cohen win by fall for the Indian wrestlers.
Senior Wayne Lashway is averaging 16.7 points per game for Plattsburgh State.
60 YEARS AGO (1952)
Pelkey pumps in 25 points and Bechard adds 21 as Champlain defeats Mooers 80-36 to clinch the CCIL title.
Hal Lashway scores 16 points and Bill Stiles, 12, in Altona's 49-33 win over Ellenburg.
Clem Abbott and Jack Mellon each score 12 points while John Humiston contributes 11 in Chateaugay's 51-48 victory over Rouses Point.
70 YEARS AGO (1942)
Buddy O'Connell scores 12 points to lead the unbeaten YMCA to a 28-26 win over St. Peter's in the Church League. LaBarge nets 12 for St. Peter's.
Pote scores 22 points and Calkins, 20, as Trinity thumps Methodist 56-12 in the Church League. Scales leads Methodist with 8 points.
Milne and Annis each score 12 points to lead Presbyterian to a 30-23 win over St. John's in the Church League. Phalon scores 7 for St. John's.