10 YEARS AGO (2002)
Jeremy Sauve goes 3-for-3 and Jon Dumas belts a home run as the Malone American Legion holds on for a 5-4 victory over the Clinton County Mariners.
Winning pitcher Zack Monroe socks 2 solo homers and Jared Seymour picks up the save and contributes a homer and a double as Pepsi completes a 2-game sweep of the Plattsburgh Little League A Division championship series with an 8-4 win over Michigans Plus.
Team ROAR rider Charlie Mitchell wins the 40-49 Expert Class in the Eastern Cup 2002 Mountain Bike Series.
Liam Mahoney scores 2 goals as SGS Auto upends previously unbeaten MultiMedia Marketing 3-1 in North Country Men’s Soccer.
Keely Sullivan scores the game-winning goal with 6 minutes left as King’s Construction edges Ed Garrow & Sons 2-1 in women’s soccer play.
20 YEARS AGO (1992)
Northern Adirondack soccer standouts Gwen LaBarre and Amy Goodrow will play in Europe as members of the 9th American Soccer Ambassadors Tour.
Matt Meyers’ 2-run single caps the game-winning rally as the Plattsburgh Babe Ruth All-Stars beat the Florida Nationals for the first time in 5 years, 5-4. Tim Collins and Eddie Hart star on the mound for Plattsburgh.
Darren D’Attilio hurls 6 strong innings and Stan Loya cracks a 2-run homer as AuSable Forks downs Sportsman’s Lounge 11-3 to wrap up their first-round CVBL playoff series. Midas also advances, beating the Altona Bombers 11-8 with Jim Tavernia and Mark Boule belting home runs.
Peggy DiOrio, Jackie Hoff, Tracey Snow and Jill Provost lead The French Connection to 15-4 triumph over St. Denis Grocery in a special playoff for third place in the Women’s City Softball League.
25 YEARS AGO (1987)
Lake Placid’s Duncan Douglas and Laurie Grover win the Over Hill and Dale run-swim race in Lake Placid.
Charlie and E.K. Weisman lead a strong showing by the Bay Club Waves in the Lake Placid Long Course Invitational Swimming Championsnhips on Mirror Lake.
Jim Guay and Willie Giroux score goals as Chazy-Giroux’s wraps up its third straight North Country Soccer League championship with its 38th victory in a row, 2-0 over Chateaugay.
Jim Willauer’s overtime goal gives Fourth Ward a 1-0 victory over the Elizabethtown Hawks and a division title in the Adirondack Amateur Soccer Association while Andy Reynolds
goal lifts the Lake Placid Express to a 2-1 win over Keene Valley and the division clincher.
AuSable’s John Durgan upsets top-seed Leon Ting 6-2, 6-4 in the Boys’ 18 & Under final of the 10th Plattsburgh Junior Tennis Championships. Matt Mero (16 & under), Jonathan Gottschall (14 & under), Kristi Barnes (14 & under) and Kelley Carroll (12 & under) also win titles.
30 YEARS AGO (1982)
Jim Andre fires a 68 to equal the competitive course record at Bluff Point Golf & Country Club.
Kevin O’Neill , 24, leaves North Country Community College to become athletic director at Marycrest College in Davenport, Iowa.
John Moschelle and Tim Rock rip home runs as The Korina ends a season-long 18-game losing streak with a victory over The Penalty Box in Gentlemen’s Slo-Pitch Softball.
Mike Shene and A.J. Brohinsky combine on a no-hitter as the American Legion downs Pepsi 5-1 in Game 1 of their Plattsburgh Little League semifinal playoff series. Jeff Welch chips in with 2 hits.
Winning pitcher Beth Francis belts 2 homers as the Chazy women defeat the Ogdensburg K of C 15-6 to repeat as champions of the Alcoa Softball Tournament. JoAnn Dion, Tammy Carpenter, Julia Bradish and Martha Beagle also hit home runs for Chazy in the title game.
Eric Coryea pitches a 2-hitter with 18 strikeouts and Brian Norcross contributes 2 doubles as the Cadyville grasshoppers defeat Lyon Mountain 3-1.
40 YEARS AGO (1972)
Charlie Kowalowski pitches a 2-hit shutout and Pip LaFountain follows with a 3-hit whitewash as the Lyon Mountain Miners sweep a doubleheader from Plattsburgh in the CVBL.
Chip Ward and Dan Letourneau score a one-stroke victory in the Bluff Point Member-Guest golf tournament. Al D’Lano and George Benoit tie with Mike O’Connor and Dave Mayer for second.
Fab Durnin raps out 3 hits, David Johnson clubs a homer and Francis Siskavich picks up 2 hits as the unbeaten Lyon Mountain peewees improve to 7-0 with a 12-7 win over Peru.
Rebbie Benoit goes 5-for-5 with 2 homers, 2 triples and a double to lead the Keeseville senior women to a 24-21 win over Lyon Mountain. Joann Martin
is also 5-for-5 for the winners.
Dave Garcia collects 3 hits and Don Pageau homers as the Buena Ventura tops Condo’s 5-3 in Gentlemen’s Slo-Pitch Softball.
50 YEARS AGO (1962)
Gregg Ducatte pitches a no-hitter with 11 strikeouts as Bay View defeats Plattsburgh Stone 3-0 in Little League play. Losing pitcher Ken Defayette
allows only 2 hits.
Joe Kulliff pitches a no-hitter and Fred Dupra belts a 3-run homer as the Rouses Point Hawks top the Rouses Point Eagles 3-0 in softball.
Randy Senecal’s game-winning single in the sixth lifts CV Paint to an 8-7 win over Condo’s while Steve Trombley delivers 3 doubles in Ubl and Adams’ 10-4 win over Plattsburgh Lanes in Little League action.
Earl Burnell tosses a no-hitter in The Collegians’ 6-1 win over the Hornets in Senior League baseball.
Andy Morrelli clubs 2 homers to power Champlain to a 19-2 win over Altona in Clinton County Little League play.
60 YEARS AGO (1952)
Buzz Harrica edges Sid Spiegel to win the Fred Lovell Elks Golf Tournament at Rouses Point Golf Club.
Tommy Sorrell pitches a 5-inning no-hitter and gets big hits from Wayne Ano and Tom Douglas as AuSable Forks thumps West Plattsburgh 14-1 in Clinton County Junior League baseball.
Warren Tessier tosses a perfect game for Nitzi’s in a 4-0 win over the Cardinals in City Junior League play.
Edward Luther, Harvey Fredenberg, Gary Finney, F.J. Perras, William Cogan, Robert Glenn and Pauline Serpas all win class titles in the annual Plattsburgh Riding & Driving Club Show in front of 700 spectators.
The Plattsburgh Dodgers defeat the Dannemora grasshopper all-stars 12-6 despite Chick Newton’s 2-run homer.
Jack Smith collects 3 hits, including a 3-run homer, to lead Bill & Fred’s to a 10-8 win over The Lido Club in city softball.
70 YEARS AGO (1942)
Hank Borowy, former Saranac Lake pitcher in the Northern League, hurls a 2-0 hit shutout at the Detroit Tigers to run his record for the New York Yankees to 8-1.