Big second period pushes Potsdam women to victory
POTSDAM, N.Y. – The SUNY Potsdam women’s hockey team rebounded from a shaky start Saturday to defeat St. Michael’s (Vt.) 6-3 in non-conference action at Maxcy Hall Ice Arena.
After the teams battled evenly to a 2-2 tie after one period, the Bears (3-7) rallied for three goals in a 10-minute span in the second, taking control of the contest despite a St. Michael’s goal during the run.
Solid shooting not enough as Bears fall in basketball tourney
The SUNY Potsdam men’s basketball team shot over 50 percent from the floor for the second time in two days, but for the second straight game it wasn’t enough in a 69-57 defeat against Brooklyn College Saturday in the consolation game of the PNC/Ramada Inn Classic at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Sophomore Curtis Pierce (Brooklyn, N.Y.) totaled 14 points, eight rebounds and six assists to lead the Bears (2-6 overall), who committed 27 turnovers and shot just 2-of-14 from 3-point range.
Saints fall to Keuka, 52-51
Junior co-captain Ralph Temgoua scored 24 points, but the Keuka College Storm came from behind to take the 52-51 victory over the St. Lawrence University men's basketball team in Keuka Park, NY on Saturday night.
The Saints fall to 3-5 on the season while the Storm improves to 1-8.
Temgoua's 24 points led all scorers, while he also added six rebounds. Sophomore Kyle Miller added 11 points and junior Garrett Sharlow recorded seven points, 11 rebounds and six steals.
Saints women defeat Framingham College, 72-59
The St. Lawrence University women's basketball team earned a spot in the Park Lodge Tournament championship game after defeating Framingham State College, 72-59, on Saturday night.
The Saints improve to 6-2 on the season, while Framingham falls to 5-3.
"After a slow start we turned it on and played well for much of the game," said Coach Dan Roiger. "We had mental lapses at times, but also flashes of solid play. We will look to bring it all together tomorrow against Regis College."
Alexander “Alex” Henry Bush, age 85, of Oswegatchie Trail Road, passed away on Friday, December 10, 2010 at his home where he was under the care of his family.
Calling hours will be at French Family Funeral Home, Star Lake, on Tuesday, December 14th from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m. His funeral service will be on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Deacon Philip Giardino officiating. Burial will be in the Oswegatchie Cemetery.
Elizabeth Pike, 82, passed away Thursday, December 9, 2010 at E.J. Noble Hospital, Gouverneur.
DEC warns of perils in Adirondack backcountry for unprepared visitors
Visitors to the backcountry of the Adirondack Mountains should use proper equipment and be prepared for snow, ice and cold, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation warns.
Winter is an good time to take advantage of all that the Adirondack Park has to offer, but the season can also present troublesome -- even perilous -- conditions to the unprepared.
Civil War roundtable in Canton Dec. 12
CANTON – Did slavery cause the Civil War? Was the war fought just because of a disagreement over State's Rights? Could the Civil War have been avoided?
Find out at the next Civil War Roundtable on Sunday, Dec. 12 at 2 p.m., when Robert Wells gives you the low-down on the "Causes of the Civil War" at the St. Lawrence County Historical Association, 3 East Main St. Wells is a retired Mayor of the Village of Canton and was a professor for over 34 years at St. Lawrence University.
Children in the religious education program at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Canton enjoy a holiday cooking-making party with their new minister, the Reverend David S. Blanchard.
Mr. Loyal D. Drake, 85, passed away Thursday, December 9, 2010 at the Canton-Potsdam hospital with the love and support of his family. Arrangements are entrusted with the Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop.
A memorial service honoring Loyal's life will be celebrated Saturday, December 18 at 10:00 a.m. at the Nicholville United Methodist Church.
A complete obituary to follow.