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Golfers notch 3 aces

LAKE PLACID — Three local golfers drained hole-in-one shots recently on courses in the North Country. Two of those aces were recorded on the Lake Placid Resort’s Mountain Course. Rick Ano scored an ace on the par 3, 17th hole with a five iron from 150 yards out. He was playing in a ...

Campbell sets course, tournament records in TL Open

TUPPER LAKE — Matt Campbell captured the pro title Sunday in the 71st annual Tupper Lake Open Golf Tournament. Not only did the pro from Central New York win the tournament for the second time in a row since his last appearance in Tupper Lake in 2017, he toppled a couple of records in ...

Jenkins Mt. Scramble at the VIC

PAUL SMITHS — The Paul Smith’s College virtual Jenkins Mountain Scramble kicked off at the VIC, with the event featuring a 10-kilometer trail run and half marathon. In a similar fashion to the virtual trail run series at the VIC, the courses will be laid out for participants to ...

They’re calling it the ‘menopause marathon’

LAKE GEORGE — Exercise is the No. 1 antidote to aging. That is the point a group of menopausal women will be trying to make when they swim the length of Lake George in a relay Thursday and Friday. They are calling it a “menopause marathon.” Dr. Kate O’Keeffe, a retired Glens ...

St. Joe’s tourney becomes virtual

SARANAC LAKE — Each summer, the St. Joseph’s Treatment and Recovery Center hosts its annual golf tournament, which its only yearly fundraiser. This summer due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event will be held virtually. The 19th annual St. Joseph’s Golf Tournament, with its rich ...

90-Miler alternatives are ruled out

SARANAC LAKE — When it was announced in June that this year’s Adirondack Canoe Classic had been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, race organizers Brian and Grace McDonnell left the door open for possible alternative events if conditions improved. That door is now officially ...

Rumored gathering for unofficial Ironman Lake Placid never happened

LAKE PLACID — The hoopla never measured up to the hype. Apparently the word was out earlier last week that despite the fact the 22nd annual Ironman Lake Placid scheduled for Sunday, July 26 was officially canceled more than a month ago due to the coronavirus pandemic, some people, and ...

Lake Placid Olympic venues to open slowly

LAKE PLACID — The state Olympic Regional Development Authority is gradually opening the doors to Lake Placid’s Olympic venues. The Lake Placid Olympic Museum and the ORDA Store, both located within the Olympic Center on Main Street, reopened on July 18. A new zipline at the Olympic ...