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Canton Kangroos @ #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals - January 17th 2020
Plattsburgh State's Nicole Unsworth (20) battles for the loose puck in front of the net on the scramble play. It would be a rare Friday afternoon matchup as the #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Canton Kangaroos in NEWHL action at the Ronald B Stafford Arena in front of 300 fans. The upstart Kangaroos would show that they came to play as they would get the opening goal of the game at 2:57 of the first period from Breanna Bedborough. Although the Cardinals turn around and come back on fire as they would get four goals to end out the period from Erin McArdle, Sara Krauseneck (twice) and Hanna Rose for the 4-1 lead. In the second period, the Cardinals would keep their foot on the accelerator as they would get four more goals from Sarah Wolfe, Abby Brush (twice), and Sara Krauseneck would get her hat trick goal for a 8-1 Cardinals lead. In the third period, the Cardinals would lighten up as they would have just a lone goal from Holly Schmelzer to secure the 9-1 victory. In the winning effort, Chloe Beaubien would make 16 saves as the Cardinals go to 16-1 on the season. Next, up for the Cardinals, they will finish a home and home with the Canton Kangaroos on Saturday. Gallery
Northeastern Clinton Cougars @ Plattsburgh Hornets - High School Boys Hockey - January 15th 2020
Northeastern Clinton's Ethan Garrand (24) with the save on the scramble play in front of the net as part of a 21 save night as Plattsburgh's Jace Lace (21) tries to put in the rebound. It would be Champlain Valley Athletic Conference action as the Plattsburgh Hornets would host the Northeastern Clinton Cougars. The Cougars would get the opening goal of the game at the 10:29 mark of the first period on the goal by Zachary Miller goal to make it 1-0. The game would stay there till the 9:21 mark of the second period when the Cougars would strike again this time on the shorthand by Ryan Johnston to make it 2-0 Cougars. That is where the game would stay till the closing minute of the game when the Cougars would add an empty netter from Reid LaValley for the 3-0 victory. In the winning effort, Ethan Garrand would make 21 saves for the shutout victory as the Cougars go to 4-5 while the Hornets John Dublanyk would make 31 saves as they fall to 4-6-1 on the season. Gallery.
Weselyan Cardinals @ Plattsburgh State Cardinals - January 14th 2020
Plattsburgh State's Liam Lawson (39) with the game-winning goal on a rebound in front of the net with under a minute left in the game. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals with fellow Cardinal Wesleyan in nonconference action at the Ronald B Safford Ice Arena. The Cardinals get the quick 1-0 lead as they would score just 1:16 into the game on the Brendan Young. Wesleyan would get the equalizer in the final three minutes of the period on the Danny Sorabella goal. Wesleyan wouldn't waste time as they would take the 2-1 just 2:30 into the second period on the Colin Cobb. Then at the 15:24 mark of the second period, Plattsburgh State would tie the game up at 2 on the powerplay goal by Christian Defielecie. That is where the game would remain until the last 45 seconds when Liam Lawson would get the game-winner on a rebound in front of the net. Jimmy Poreda would make 23 saves as the Cardinals send there record to 5-8-1 on the season. Gallery.
Arena Championship Series Round #3 Albany, NY - January 12th 2020
Zack Garner and Wild Side with a beautiful save as he came off the tabletop and got all messed up he drives into and brings it back from the brink of destruction. It would be the third show and Round 3 from the Times Union Center in Albany, NY as part of the Arena Championship Series on Monster Jam tour. There would be a total of eight trucks in attendance with Just Getter Done 2 driven by Brandon Tulachka, Wild Side with Zach Garner, Raminator with Mark Hakk, Ramunation with Kurt Kraemer, Dragon and Darren Mingeus, Monster Mutt Damalation and Kailyn Mingeus, Scooby-Doo and Linsdey Read, and Grave Digger with Randy Brown. First event up would be Chicago style racing and the dust would settle it would come down to Brandon Tuchaka and Just Getter Done 2 and Wild Side with Zach Garner with the win going to the Wild side for his first-ever racing win. Next up would be the 2 Wheel Skills Contest and the win goes to Grave Digger with the impressive moonwalk. After the intermission, they would bring out the Freestyle Motocross for a brief show and back to Monster Trucks with the Donuts contest. In the said Donut contest the Scooby-Doo and Linsdey Read would get the win and sweep the donut contest on the weekend. Then to finish off the event it would be the ever-popular freestyle and with the last run on the show uses every bit of the floor and ever move at it Grave Digger would get the win and the overall event win. Next up for the Arena Championship Series is Hampton, Virginia next weekend. Gallery
Brockport State Golden Eagles @ Plattsburgh State Cardinals - Janaury 11th 2020
Plattsburgh State's Axel Rodriquez (2) drives down and lays the floater up and off the window as part of a fifteen point night. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Brockport State Golden Eagles in SUNYAC Men's Basketball action. This would be a game that the young bird would have a hard time keeping up with the Golden Eagles and would trail 46-35 after the first half. When the team return for the second half the Cardinals wouldn't have much of an answer as the Golden Eagles win the second half 48-37 and get the 94-72 victory. In the losing effort Nick Deangelios and Adam Jaquish would have sixteen points as the Cardinals fall to 4-7 on the season. Gallery.
Buffalo State Bengals @ #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals - January 11th 2020
Plattsburgh State's Nicole Unsworth (20) puts it to the top shelf for one of her two goals on the afternoon. The #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Buffalo State Bengals in NEWHL Women's Hockey action. The two teams would take sometime to feel out each other and with that being said there would be no scoring in the first period. Although that would change in the second period and right off the bat as Sara Krauseneck would score just 22 seconds into the game. Then just over the a minute later the Cardinals would strike again and make it 2-0 on the Nicole Unsworth goal. Then at the 7:02 mark Annie Katonka would strike and make it 3-0 Cardinals. Then in the closing seconds of the second period Taylor Whitney would score and the Cardinals would take a 4-0 lead. In the third period the Bengals didn't have much of a answer as the Cardinals would score twice more from Nicole Unsworth (second of the night) and Tatem Cheney as the Cardinals secure the 6-0 win. In the winning effort Ashley Davis would make 11 saves for the shutout as the Cardinals go to 14-1 on the season. Gallery
Brockport State Golden Eagles @ Plattsburgh State Cardinals - Janaury 11th 2020
Plattsburgh State's Thersea Quinn (12) with the tight defense on the Brockport State ball handler as part of the full court defense. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Brockport State Golden Eagles in SUNYAC Women's Basketball action. The game would not start off that great for the home Cardinals as they would trail the Golden Eagles 16-9 after the first quarter. When the teams came back from the time out for the second quarter it would be more of the same as the Golden Eagles would win the half 16-8 and the Cardinals would trail 32-17 at the half. When the teams return for the second half the Cardinals would some adjustments in the locker room and would win the quarter 27-18 although they would still trail 50-44. The rush by the Cardinals would not be enough though as the Golden Eagles would win the last quarter 16-7. With that being the said the Cardinals would fail 66-51. In losing Theresea Quinn would lead the way with 17 points as the Cardinals fall to 4-7 on the season. Gallery.
Skaneateles Lakers @ Plattsburgh Hornets - High School Girls Hockey - January 11th 2020
Plattsburgh's McKenzie Brown (6) goes full out with the stick to breakup the brweakway attempt by the Lakers. The Plattsburgh Hornets would host the Skaneateles Lakers in Upstate New York Girl's Hockey League action. Throughout the first period the teams would go back and forth with neither gaining an advantage and there would be no scoring. When the teams comeback for the second it would be more of the same as it startered the Lakers would take the lead at the 4:59 mark on the Emily Evans goal to make it 1-0. Then just over four minutes later the Lakers would strike again and double there lead at 2-0 on the Grace Kush. That was starting to look like where the game was going to end but the Hornets would have other thoughts on that as Amanda Vaughn would score with 90 seconds left to make it 2-1. After that goal was scored the Hornets would put on the late push but it wouldn't be enough and the Lakers would get 2-1 win. In the losing effort the Hornets fall to 9-7 on the season. Gallery.
Geneseo State Knights @ Plattsburgh State Cardinals - Janaury 10th 2020
Plattsburgh State’s Axel Rodriguez (2) goes up for a layup while surrounded by four Geneseo defenders. The Plattsburgh State men’s basketball team’s 29-game home winning streak came to an end as SUNYAC play came to Memorial Hall, with a narrow 61-59 defeat at the hands of the Geneseo Knights. The first half set the tone for the tight affair, as the lead changed hands 10 times in the half, with Geneseo leading by as much as 5, while Plattsburgh’s largest lead stood at 3. Geneseo lead by a point with seconds remaining in the half before freshman Erik Salo beat the buzzer with a layup to send the Cardinals to the locker room with a 31-30 lead. Plattsburgh came out strong in the second half, building their lead to as much as 9. The Cardinals stayed in front through nearly the entire half, until a layup by Michael Gannon took the lead for the Knights with 27 seconds left on the clock. Gannon added a free throw to extend the lead to two. In the dying seconds of the game, Adam Jaquish made the would-be game-tying field goal just after time expired to end the game, sealing the Cardinals’ defeat. The loss ended Plattsburgh’s streak of wins in Memorial Hall, which encompassed the entire 2018-2019 season, and dropped the Cardinals to a 1-2 record in SUNYAC play. Gallery.
Princeton Tigers @ #7 Clarkson Golden Knights - January 10th 2020
Clarkson's Zach Tsekos (17) gets the shot off as he is falling to the ice with the Princeton defenders on his hip. The #7 Clarkson Golden Knights would host the Princeton Tigers at the Cheel Arena in ECAC Hockey in front of just over 2100 fans in a rematch of the 2018 ECAC Championship. The home Golden Knights would get the opening goal of the game on the powerplay from Haralds Egle at the 9:39 mark of the first period. The game would stay right there till inside the final three minutes of the second period when the Tigers would tie the game at 1 on a goal by Liam Grande. The Golden Knights would keep fighting and take the lead back at the nine minute mark of the third period on the Adam Tisdale goal to make it 2-1. From there the Golden Knights defense would step up and they would hold on for the 2-1 victory. In the winning effort Frank Marotte would make 23 saves as they go to 14-4-2 and will look to finish off the weekend sleep against the Quinnipac Bobcats. Gallery.