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CVBL Semi-Finals:
Airborne Speedway Padres @ Meron's Expos
July 29 2012

strike out

Airborne Speedway's Frank Brogna (5) releases the fast ball for one of his six strike outs on the day. The Airborne Speedway Padres would finish off the Meron's Expos by beating them 2-0 to advance to championship next week. The only scoring in the game would come in the fourth inning of a two rbi double by Jeff Norton. The Padres would play stellar defense through the day to keep the shutout in tack. In the winning effort Frank Brogna would strike out six while going the complete game for the win. With the win Padres will be play the Lyon Mountain Miners in the best two out of three series for the championship. Gallery

Plattsburgh North Stars @ Glens Falls Greenjackets
July 28 2012

falling backwards touchdown

Plattsburgh Andrew Price (83) falles backwards making the touchdown catch for the go ahead score. The Plattsburgh North Stars would travel down to Glens Falls to take on the Greenjackets. The Plattsburgh North Stars would defeat the Glens Falls Greenjackets 34-22 to keep control of the Mayors Cup. The North Stars would get off to a quick start when Krys Ross would nearly run back the openning kickoff but the North Stars would score on the next play to take the lead. The teams would play equal for the rest off the half and the North Stars would actually trail 22-20 at the break. In the second half the North Stars defense would clamp down and not allow a score and the North Stars would get the 34-22 win. With the win the North Stars go to 3-1 overall and 2-1 in the league as Monroe County comes in plattsburgh next week. Gallery

Hopkinton Truck & Tractor Pull
Hopkinton Fire Departmrnt
July 22 2012

wheel standing

Kevin Dineen and his Allis-Chalmers D21 carry the front right down the far side of the track to a roaring crowd for the win the 9,500lb Farm Stock Tractors class. The annual truck and tractor pull return to the Hopkinton Fire Department in Hopkinton. This pull just seems to keep getting bigger year after year. There would be around 50 competitors divided up in 14 classes that would take to the hard clay track that would take all the horsepower you could throw at it. There would be only a few minor breakdowns throughout the day. Gallery

Plattsburgh Truck & Tractor Pull
Clinton County Fair
July 21 2012

coming after ya.

Chris Bullris and the Red Dog Too angles it down the left side of track as he pushes out water to win the Super Farm Class A. The annual truck and tractor pull would return to Clinton County Fair the would be great action from all the division. The track and the heat would take its toll on a few vechiles through out the day. There would be over 90 hooks divided up between 19 classes. Gallery

Plattsburgh Street Legal Truck Pull
Clinton County Fair
July 20 2012

up close

Aaron Scalzo with To the Max hugs the line in the 9,000lb Work Stock Truck Class A and takes it out 405' for the win. The annually Street Truck Pull would return to the Clinton County Fair. There would be over 60 enteries divided up into eight classes. It would be a great night had by everyone there would be some great action and there was only a few broken trucks. Gallery

CVBL Quarterfinals:
Airborne Speedway Padres Vs Fourth Ward Athletics
July 15 2012

barehanded grab and fire

Airborne Speedway Padres (88) Matt Rivers with the barenhanded pick on the grounder and fires to first for the out. The Airborne Speedway Padres would defeat Fourth Ward Athletics 10-2. The game would start at Saranac High School where they played the top of the first. Then the rains would come and cause a hour long rain delay. Where the feild was determined to be unplayable so the game was moved to South Acres in Plattsburgh. The game would remain close through the openning six with Padres getting singles runs in the 2nd, 4th and 5th and Athletics would get one in the third to make it 3-1. Then in late innings the Padres bats would come alive getting 7 runs in the last three innings with the big blow coming from Joey Painters three run homer. With the win Padres advance to Semi-Finals where they will play either the Expos or Miners. Gallery

Howie Frenyea Memorial Pull
July 14 2012

sandy track

Some of the big horses were having a hard time getting good footing on the sandy track. The Lyon Mountain American Legoin would host the second annual Howie Frenyea Memorial. There would great horse pulling action through out the day. There would be 15 teams of miniturie pony's along with 6 teams of big work horse. The team would come from across new york, bermont and new hampshire to compete for throphies.Gallery

Malone Post 219 Vs Norwood Roovers
July 6 2012

tag at first

Malone's Devin Noreault (21) applies the tag to the Norwood base runner as he gets back just in time. Malone would win the game via forfeit due to Norwood lacking players. The two teams would play the game anyways though. In that game Brian Dufrane would go the distance for Malone while striking out six. With the win Malone goes to 5-3 on the season. Gallery


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