SLU women's crew team cap successful spring trip with 1V, 2V victories at Mayor's Cup
The St. Lawrence University women's crew team posted strong performances in its first race of the spring season when it traveled to Tampa, FL to take part in the Mayor's Cup. The Saints 1V and 2V both earned their first gold medals of the season, defeating their competition by open water.
SLU women's tennis team members Drewry, Finn ranked #10 in region
The doubles duo of junior Hillary Drewry and senior Stephanie Finn are ranked 10th in doubles in the lastest ITA rankings, as the Saints are scheduled to kick off their Northeast campaign at Ithaca and RPI this weekend.
St. Lawrence (4-0) is coming off a 3-0 week in Orlando, FL where they defeated Dickinson College (ranked 13th in the Atlantic South Region), Schreiner University and Carthage College, sweeping all of its doubles competition.
Mustangs down Bears laxmen in overtime, 14-13
POTSDAM, N.Y.—The Morrisville State Mustangs (3-1) rallied late and defeated the SUNY Potsdam men’s lacrosse team (3-3) in sudden-death overtime on a goal from junior Brandon Macera (Chittenango, N.Y./Chittenango). Bears’ sophomore Robbie Ashlaw (North Syracuse, N.Y./Cicero-North Syracuse) had a game-high seven points (1-goal, 6-assists), while senior Sean McAuliffe (Watertown, N.Y./Watertown) and junior Ryan Paparella (Whitesboro, N.Y./Whitesboro) each scored three goals. Macera led Morrisville with three goals and an assist.
Bailey, Saints women's lacrosse roll in 17-7 victory over Potsdam State
The St. Lawrence University women's lacrosse team earned an impressive 17-7 victory over Potsdam State on Tuesday evening under the lights at Hall-Leet Stadium in Canton, NY. Junior Margie Bailey scored a game-high five goals, while senior Kim Cooper added four goals and an assist to give Saints' head coach Jodi Canfield her 100th career victory.
Goeke, Carpenter anchor Saints lax in 8-4 win over Colby
St. Lawrence University sophomore Jeff Goeke turned in a brilliant 17-save performance while junior Peter Carpenter scored three goals including a highlight-reel tally, lifting the Saints men's lacrosse team to an 8-4 win over Colby College at Hall-Leet Stadium on Tuesday afternoon.
The victory is the first for St. Lawrence in 2011, as the team improves to 1-3 heading into the Nazareth game on Saturday, March 26. The loss moves the Mules to 2-2 on the season.
Maxine T. Lindley, age 81, of Norwood, passed away on March 21, 2011 at the Crouse Irving Hospital in Syracuse. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, March 24th at the Garner Funeral Service in Potsdam, New York from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.
Funeral services will be held privately. Contributions in her memory can be made to the Potsdam Humane Society. Condolences online can be sent at www.garnerfh.com.
A memorial mass for Gilbert M. McWilliams, age 85, formerly of 308 Knox Street, Ogdensburg, will be held in the spring at Notre Dame Church. Burial will be held in Notre Dame Cemetery. Mr. McWilliams passed away on Monday, March 21, 2011 at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center.
Mr. McWilliams is survived by nieces and nephews; and his good friend, Mike Silver and his wife Kathleen of Ogdensburg.
He was predeceased by his wife, Mildred McWilliams.
Several musicians from St. Lawrence County played in an Irish Music Jam at Pickens Hall in Heuvelton last weekend to celebrate the coming spring season, good music, and friends. Photo submitted by Betsy Hebert.
Canton Central School plans budget hearing May 5, vote on May 17
CANTON – Canton Central School District hears from the public at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5 during the official presentation of their 2011-12 budget.
The official budget hearing, in Hugh C. Williams High School Learning Resource Center, is open to comments from qualified voters in the district.
The budget vote and school board election is set for Tuesday, May 17, also in the Williams Learning Resource Center, from noon to 9 p.m. District residents will also vote on any propositions that are on the ballot.
Two facing felony charge for allegedly possessing more than 10 pounds of pot in Madrid
MADRID – Two Fulton residents were arrested early this morning for allegedly possessing more than ten pounds of pot in their vehicle, according to state police.
Jamie L. Shene, 24, and Randy A. Smart, 25, were charged with first degree criminal possession of marijuana at 7 a.m. on NYS Hwy. 310.
The charge is a felony, police said.