Gophers shut down Knights in women's hockey season-opener, 5-0
POTSDAM--Entering Friday night’s contest, the Clarkson University Women’s Hockey team was looking to gain a measure of revenge against the University of Minnesota, the same squad that ended the Golden Knights season in the NCAA Quarterfinals this past March. The Green and Gold’s retribution will have to wait another day, as the Golden Gophers opened the season with a 5-0 victory over Clarkson in front of 908 fans at Cheel Arena.
No. 8 Saints men's cross country finish 22nd at Paul Short Invitational
The St. Lawrence University men's cross country team, ranked eighth in the national polls, posted an impressive 22nd place finish at the multi-divisional 2010 Paul Short Invitational in Bethlehem, PA on Friday. The Saints were the second Division III school overall, finishing only four points ahead of No. 3 Allegheny while defeating nationally-ranked No. 4 Haverford by nearly 40 points.
SLU senior Pavlus 22nd overall in women's cross country at 2010 Paul Short Invitational
St. Lawrence University senior Wendy Pavlus finished in 22nd place overall on Friday in the gold race at the 2010 Paul Short Invitational in Bethlehem, PA. The Tupper Lake, NY native's finish is the best in St. Lawrence history at the multi-divisional event, which featured some of the premier Division I teams in the country.
Hamilton holds off Saints rally in women's soccer, Hall-Leet Stadium dedicated
The St. Lawrence University field hockey team lost its first Liberty League contest of the season on Friday night, as Hamilton College scored three goals in a span of 5:23 and held off a late Saint rally to defeat the Scarlet and Brown, 3-2. Following the game, St. Lawrence University proudly recognized legendary coaches Dotty Hall and Don Leet by dedicating the new stadium seating in their honor.
The loss moved St. Lawrence's record to 4-4 (2-1) on the season, while the Continentals moved the 6-1 (3-0) after picking up their third consecutive win.
Cortland edges women's soccer Bears, 2-1
The SUNY Cortland Red Dragons (6-2-2, 2-0 SUNYAC) handed the
SUNY Potsdam women’s soccer team (7-4, 0-3) its first home defeat, downing the Bears 2-1. Cortland forwards Bridgette DeSantis (Rotterdam, N.Y./Monohasen) and Kelly Knight (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Olympia) scored for the Red Dragons, while sophomore forward Heather Johnson (Heuvelton, N.Y./Heuvelton) got the Bears on the board.
Red Dragons blank Potsdam, 5-0 in men's soccer
The SUNY Potsdam men’s soccer team (1-8-1, 0-3 SUNYAC) fell
to SUNY Cortland (4-5-1, 2-0) 5-0 this afternoon. Red Dragons Steve Bartkowski and Andrew Schwert each scored two goals for Cortland.
Cortland slowly built momentum in the first half until Bartkowski scored in the 22nd minute.
Bears Head Coach Adam Parker said the first goal really set the course of the match.
SUNY Canton to face SUNY Potsdam for women's soccer Boyd Jones Memorial Cup Oct. 5
CANTON--North Country rivals SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam will battle in women’s soccer on Tuesday, Oct. 5 in Canton for the right to be awarded the first Boyd Jones Memorial Cup.
Bears upend Saints volleyball in five
The SUNY Potsdam volleyball team overcame a 2-1 deficit to
defeat St. Lawrence 20-25, 26-24, 23-25, 25-19, 15-10 in non-conference action Friday night at Burkman Gymnasium.
After dominating the fourth set, the Bears (6-13) rolled to victory in the final set to take the match as freshman Annie Smith (Burke, N.Y.) put away the final kill.
"It was an intense battle between two local schools," Potsdam coach Steve Pike said. "Both teams had to earn every point tonight, which was fun to watch as a coach."
Drenching rains poured down on St. Lawrence County Thursday, flooding a number of roads and basements. Michelle Manson came upon this newly formed stream Thursday around 5:30 p.m. on the Small Road in Brasher Falls.
Aubertine, Russell laud 'great step foward' in creation of municipal electric system for St. Lawrence County
With Gov. David Paterson’s signature on the bill establishing the North Country Power Authority, Sen. Darrel Aubertine and Assemblywoman Addie Russell say this is a great step forward for the Alliance for Municipal Power in its plan to create a municipal electric system in St. Lawrence and Franklin Counties.
The North Country Power Authority will enable 24 towns to cut electricity rates for residents and businesses, with the aim of spurring development and job creation in the two counties.