SUNY Potsdam Bears men's soccer team battles to tie at MCLA
Senior captain Tim Ciampa's goal in the 66th minute allowed the SUNY Potsdam men's soccer team to earn a 1-1 tie in double overtime against MCLA Sunday at the CIAO Classic in North Adams, Mass.
Ciampa (Castleton, N.Y.), who also scored in Saturday's match against St. Joseph's (N.Y.), was set up when junior Chris Mack (South Glens Falls, N.Y.) battled for a loose ball in the middle.
SLU women win St. Lawrence Collegiate Invitational for third straight year
Sophomore Aimee Caligiore followed up her best round as a collegian with a solid 77 to win medalist honors and junior teammate Melissa Snizek was second, one stroke back, as St. Lawrence University's women's golf team won the St. Lawrence Collegiate Invitational for the third straight year.
SLU men's golf team finishes third in St. Lawrence University Collegiate Invitational
St. Lawrence University's men's golf team finished third in the St. Lawrence University Collegiate Invitational on Sunday, while the Saints picked up ground on day one second place team New York University.
St. John Fisher shot the low round of the day as a team on Sunday and snuck past the Saints and into second.
SLU women win Wellesley Invitational; Shatkin named MVP
Junior midfielder Devon Shatkin was named the Most Valuable Player of the Wellesley Invitational as St. Lawrence University's women's soccer team won the tournament title with a 2-0 win over the host team on Sunday afternoon.
Shatkin was a key to a stifling defensive performance by the Saints in the two games in the tournament. The Saints limited Simmons College to two shots on goal in a 5-0 win on Saturday and allowed Wellesley a total of eight shots, just four on goal, in the championship game.
At their playoff games on recently, the Massena Women’s Softball League presented Canton-Potsdam Hospital with more than $3,700. Funds are designated to support needs of women undergoing breast cancer treatment. The money was raised through the Second Annual Women’s Breast Cancer Softball Tournament, and will help pay for a wide range of expenses including travel, wigs, lymphadema garments, and other necessities that some patients cannot afford on their own.
McDonald House charities accepting applications for grants
Ronald McDonald House Charities are accepting applications for their next round of grants, to be decided on Nov. 12 and distributed in January.
Guidelines for programs applying include the requirement that the program directly benefits children, can demonstrate consistent and effective management, has clear goals and objectives, has a broad base of funding support, and can show measurable results in meeting needs of specific groups of children.
Organizations must have official non-profit status.
Local schools to participate in ‘Farm to You Fest 2010, NY Harvest for NY Kids Week’
A number of St. Lawrence County schools will participate in Farm to You Fest 2010, NY Harvest for NY Kids Week, a weeklong celebration Sept. 27 to Oct. 5 of local food and agriculture.
Pierrepont VFD to host breakfast this morning
PIERREPONT – The Pierrepont Volunteer Fire Department will host a breakfast at the Pierrepont Fire station Sunday, Sept. 12, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.
The menu includes ham, sausage, eggs, home fries, toast, juice and coffee. The price is $6.
For more information, contact Mark Davis at 386-3058.
Chicken barbeque in Crary Mills today
CRARY MILLS – The Crary Mills Tri Town Community Center is having a chicken barbeque dinner on Sunday, Sept. 12 from noon to 3 p.m.
Dinner includes: ½ Chicken, salt potatoes, baked beans, cole slaw, macaroni salad, rolls, beverage and dessert.
Adults, $8, Children under 5 eat free. Takeouts as follows: full meal $8, 1/2 chicken only - $5.
For more information, call 386-3001.
St. Lawrence field hockey team defeats Hartwick 2-1 in overtime
The diving stick of senior Michelle Laframboise just 2:00 into overtime gave the St. Lawrence Saints field hockey team a 2-1 victory over the Hartwick College Hawks in overtime.
The Saints (2-1) dominated the first half and had multiple opportunities to score, drawing 13 penalty corners and firing off 17 shots. Hawks goalie Mackenzie Chapman made 15 of her 20 total saves in the first half to shut down the Saints sticks as both teams were scoreless in the first period.