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Plattsburgh North Stars @ Watertown Red & Black October 10th 2009

Empire Football League Championship
lowering the head
Photo By: 
Kyle Coryea

The Plattsburgh North Stars would travel to Watertown to take on the Red & Black in there first ever Empire Football League Championship game. In a game that would be one of the best for the league championship, the North Stars dream season came to end with a 6-0 loss to the Red & Black. The game was a great defensive battle neither them willing to give an inch unfortunately for the North Stars they blinked once with 6 minutes left in the opening half giving Watertown the only score of the game. Pictured is Nick Norris (#57) going down low and taking out the knees of Watertown's running back. Gallery

Plattsburgh North Stars @ Quebec Titans October 3rd 2009

Empire Football League Semi-Finals
championship bound
Photo By: 
Kyle Coryea

The Plattsburgh North Stars traveled north of the broader to tangle Quebec Titans in the semi-finals of the Empire Football Playoffs. In a game that would see the North Stars never trail it was a very physical contest with both teams playing stellar defense. The game was so good that players decided to play an extra quarter. The North Stars would prevail in the extra stanza with a 22-19 and the celebration was on. With the win, North Stars will travel to Watertown to take on the Red & Black for the league championship on October 10th at Alex Duffy Fairgrounds with a 7:30 kickoff. The North Stars will be avenged a regular-season defeat by the Red & Black. There will be history made that night either way as the North Stars go for there 1st ever league title and the Red & Black are looking for there 1st title in 30 years. Gallery

Plattsburgh North Stars vs Massena Sliver & Black September 26th 2009

Empire Football League 1st Round
arounf the edge
Photo By: 
Kyle Coryea

The Plattsburgh North Stars entered the playoffs as the #3 seed and would host the #6 Massena Silver & Black in the opening round of the playoffs. In a game that was never in doubt, the North Stars would advance with a 42-6 win and travel to Chateaugay on October 3rd to take on the #2 seed and Empire Football League champions Quebec Titans for the right to go to the championship. There were a few records that were set during the game as Brandon Keleher #40 (pictured) would become the second North Star in history to run for over 1,000 yards in a season. Along with Kenny Stay setting a team record with six touchdown passes and Matt St. Clair with 4 touchdown reception. Gallery

Sled Drags @ Airborn Speedway Plattsburgh, NY September 26th 2009

Clinton County Snowmobilers
wheelstanding
Photo By: 
Kyle Coryea

The local area snow sled clubs from Ellenburg, Plattsburgh, Peru, and Saranac held there 3rd annual sled drags for the second straight year at the Airborne Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY. There were about 50 competitors in the 10 different classes that competed to benefit the different clubs. Everyone was very pleased with the turnout and are looking forward to next year's races. As can be seen from the picture were getting a great bite off the line with good track conditions. Gallery

Plattsburgh North Stars vs Vermont Ice Storm September 12th 2009

Empire Football League Week 11
low tackle
Photo By: 
Kyle Coryea

The Plattsburgh North Stars got back to winning ways with a 13-0 win over rival the Vermont Ice Storm. With the win, the North Stars improve to 7-2 in the Empire Football and 9-2 on the season. The North Stars now control their own faith heading into the last week of the regular season at the Quebec Titans in hopes of getting the no.2 seed in the playoffs and the all-important 1st round bye. Pictured is Plattsburgh North Stars Brandon St. John (17) going low for the tackle and taking out the knees of Vermont Ice Storm's Steve McGuire. Gallery

Plattsburgh North Stars @ Watertown Red & Black August 22nd 2009

Empire Football League Week 10
gang tackle
Photo By: 
Kyle Coryea

The undefeated #16 Plattsburgh North Stars traveled over to Watertown to take on the Watertown Red and Black in a game that could be a preview of the EFL Championship in mid-October. The Red and Black came in looking to avenge their loss last week to Quebec. In a game that was high in intensity and hard-hitting. It would be the Red and Black that would come away with the 21-0 win and now tied at the top EFL standings with the North Stars at 6-1. Pictured is a couple of North Stars taking down the Red and Black running back as he looked to turn the corner. Gallery

Hockey Plus/Loreman's Padres vs Meron's/Renzi Expos August 16th 2009

Champlain Valley Baseball League Semi-Finals 2
safe at third
Photo By: 
Kyle Coryea

The Meron's/Renzi Expos finished of Hockey Plus/Loreman's Padres with an 11-0 win in game 2 of the best of 3 series. With the win the Expos advance to the championship starting next weekend August 23rd at Lyon Mountain against the defending champion Miners. With the loss, the Padres season will come to end and will finish the year at 14-9 and will be looking to go after the championship next summer as most of the players will be returning. Pictured is Andrew Goch sliding safe at third for the Expos with the stolen base. Gallery.

Essex County Fair Tractor Pull August 15th 2009

Adirondack Tractor Pullers
power pass
Photo By: 
Kyle Coryea

The Adirondack Truck and Tractor Pullers Association made there final stop on the 2009 campaign with the Tractor pull edition at the Essex County Fair in Westport, NY. There would be over 50 competitors from all northern new york and Vermont. With the season titles all but looked up before the event. The pullers were for bragging rights to say I won the last hook of the season and all the great fans at the fair. Pictured is Robert Burns (Potsdam, NY) in his John Deere 4230 carries the front wheels down the track during his Altered Tractor class. Gallery

Essex County Fair Westport, NY Truck Pull August 13th 2009

Adirondack Tractor Pullers
street pull
Photo By: 
Kyle Coryea

The Adirondack Truck and Tractor Pullers Association returned to Westport, NY for the Essex County Fair Truck Pull. There would be five street legal classes along with two 4x4 truck classes. There would be a decent crowd all night long with many people coming and going throughout the show. Pictured is Matthew Tudor in his Ford F-150 taking part in the street-legal pull and was digging in on the sandy track. Gallery

Franklin County Fair Malone, NY Truck and Tractor Pull August 11th 2009

Adirondack Tractor Pullers
two seconds
Photo By: 
Kyle Coryea

The annual truck and tractor pull returned to the Franklin County Fair in Malone, NY for there all-day show. There would be 23 different classes that would run until late at night. There were a few drivers that pushed their equipment just too far for the big crowd and have some breakage. Pictured is Ralph Otis and White Lighting (Westville, NY) in the 4x4 truck class and he is on a power drive for a third-place finish. Gallery

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