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May 2015 News

Store Tavern Vs Labatt Blue Light Lime
May 29th 2015

backhander

Store Tavern's Jason Favaro (3) with the backhanded stop on the ball up the middle and goes to second for the out. It would be another night Adirondack Slow Pitch as the Store Tavern and Labatt Blue Light Lime would go to battle. It would start out low scoring as it would be 2-1 Store Tavern after the second inning. Then the flood gates would open for both teams as the Labatt Blue Light Lime would get the 13-8 victory. With the lose the Store Tavern would go to 5-5 at the half way point of the season. Gallery

Store Tavern Vs Fessette Realtors
May 28th 2015

out at the plate

Store Tavern's Matt Rivers (88) slides in at the plate but can't beat the tag as he is called out. It would be another night of Adirondack Slow Pitch action. As the Store Tavern would meet up with Fessette Realtors. It would be another low scoring game as the Store Tavern's defense would be up to the challenge and get the 6-3 victory. In the winning effort the Store Tavern would go to 5-4 on the season. Gallery

Store Tavern Vs Pound Town Softball
May 22nd 2015

grounder

Store Tavern's Devin Barry with the scoop on the grounder to second and fires to first for the out. It would be another night of Adirondack Slow Pitch Softball action this time pitting the Store Tavern and Pound Town Softball. It would be a defensive games as both teams would be on there game. In what would be one of the lowest scoring slow pitch games the Store Tavern would get the 3-2 victory. With the win the Store Tavern would go to 4-4 on the season. Gallery

The Store Tavern Vs Leroux Fuels
May 19th 2015

catch

Store Tavern's Matt Rivers (88) with the catch on the riser to deep left field for the out. It would be game 7 of Adirondack Slow Pitch League and it would pit the Store Tavern and Leroux Fuels. It would be a game that Store Tavern would take control of from the start to finish with some help with some costly errors by Leroux Fuels. With that being said the Store Tavern would get the 21-9 victory to go to 3-4 on the season. Gallery

Saranac Chiefs (JV) Vs Beekmantown Eagles (JV)
May 18 2015

out at the plate

Saranac's Justin Burdough (24) with the tag at the Eagle trying to slide in. It would be the last JV game of the season and it would match up the Saranac Chiefs and the Beekmantown Eagles. The Eagles would jump out to a 8-1 lead after the fourth inning. Then the Chiefs would slowly start crawling there way back into the game as they would get a couple in the fifth to make it 8-3. Then in the sixth they would great three more to make it 8-6. Unfortnately though the rain would start coming and hard and the game would be called after the sixth inning to give the Eagles the 8-6 victory. Gallery

Bill McBride ACT Spring 115 Presented by Interstate Batteries
Airborne Park Speedway
Plattsburgh, NY
May 17 2015

three wide racing

Three wide racing during the Modified feature race between Danny Sullivan (3), Bucko Branham, and Eric Lurizone (28) as they come off of turn two. It would be week two of racing at Airborne Park Speedway with the Mini-Modifieds, Renegades, Modifieds and the fewature event the ACT Bill McBride Spring Green 115 presented by Interestate Batteries. The race event was originally scheduled for the night before but was moved back cause of bad weather. The dricers would come out to play and play hard on Sunday as the only walk away winner would be Dale O'Neill in the Mini-Modifieds. The in the second feature of the day it would be Leon Gonyo taking the checkered flag as he was chased hard by Nick Heywood through out the race. The next up would be the Renegades features and that would feature a couple of late race restarts and would see Josh Terry hold on against Shawn Duquette at the finish line for a photo finish victory. Then it would be time for the main event of the afternoon the ACT Spring Green 115 and it would be a two man race between Joey Polewarczyk and Patrick Laperle and the progressive banking would allow them to go side by side for many laps with the eventual win going to Joey Polewarczyk. The drivers of airborne are off until May 30th when the Mini-Modifieds, Renegades and Modifieds (Double Feature) will take to the take with the Endro Series Gallery

Store Tavern Vs Handy Dan's Home Improvement
May 13 2015

in the hole

Store Tavern's Ryan McKinstry's ranges far to his left to get the ball in the whole and fire to first for the out. It would be a matchup in the A division of the Adirondack Slow Pitch Softball League between the Store Tavern and Handy Dan Home Improvement. The teams would tried runs in the first inning and be tied at one. The Store Tavern would add a run in the third and take a 2-1 lead. Then in the fourth they add three more runs while Handy Dan's would add one and make it 5-2. The in the fifth inning the Store Tavern would erupt for four runs and take a the 9-2 lead. Handy Dan's would try and make a last inning comeback in the seventh but it would fall short as they would get three runs and the Store Tavern would hold on for the 9-5 victory. In the winning effort the Store Tavern would get back to 500 at 2-2 while Handy Dan's falls to 0-3. Gallery

The Store Tavren Vs Champlain Boys
May 8th 2015

hot smash

Store Tavren's Ryan McKinstry takes the hot smash at third and fires to first for the out. It would be game three of the season for the Store Tavern and they would be matched up with the Champlain Boys. In a game that would be a slugfest in every sense of the word. As the Store Tavern would have a 15-13 lead heading into the 6th and they would gibe up 5 runs and fall 18-15. With the lose the Store Tavern would fall to 1-2 on the early season. Gallery

Store Tavern Vs Dragoon's Farm Equipment
May 7th 2015

tumbling catch

Store Tavern's Dan Myers with the tumbling catch in center field for the out. It would be the second game of the season between the Store Tavern and Dragoon's Farm Equipment. Dragoon's would get off to a good start getting two in the second and three in third for the 5-0 lead. Then in the fourth the Store Tavern would start there come back as they would get one to make it 5-1. Then in the fifth they would add four to tie the game at five. Then in the sixth they would get the eventual go ahead run and hold on for the 6-5 win. In the winning effort the Store Tavern would go to 1-1 while Dragoon's Farm Equipment would fall to 1-1 on the season. Gallery

Store Tavren Vs Hitmen
May 5th 2015

diving stop

Store Tavren's Shane Perotte (2) with the diving stop behind second base to rob the batter of an extra base hit. It would be opening night of the Adirondack Slow Pitch Softball League and it would feature the Store Tavren Vs the Hitmen. It would not be a good night for the store tavren as they would have to go against the defending Class A Champs. It would be a 2-1 one game after the first inning. Then in the second inning the hitmen would explode for ten runs and take the 12-1 lead and from there the route was on. The game would be called after the 5th inning when with the Hitmen getting the 16-3 victory. With that the Store Tavren starts the first half at 0-1 while the Hitmen are 1-0. Gallery

Airborne Speeedway Season Opener FedEx Ground 100
Plattsburgh, NY
May 2 2015

dirt on asphalt

Jason Durgan (17) cuts to the bottom of turn 1 and flings the dirt as he gets past Jason Furman (55) during the Modified Fed Ex 100 and get a third place finish on the night. It would be the season opener at Airborne Park Speedway with the Late Models, Renegades, Mini-Modified, with the feature event being the Modified 100 lapper. There would a total of 64 cars that would show up throughout the four divisions in front of a packed house. The first feature of the night would be the mini-mods and Tyler Irwin would get the win and score his first career victory as he would pass Dave O'Neill with 5 laps to go. The second feature of the night would be the Late Models 25 lapper at the front it would be Bobby Therein and Josh Masterson battling for the top spots the first half but Bobby Therein would prevail and capture the win. Then on tap would be the Renegades 30 lapper would be Richie Turner who would lead the race from wire to wite. Then it would be time for the main event of the evening the Modified FedEx 100 Nick Heywood would start on the pole and get the win. Although it would not be without a hot battle from Bucko Branham would be on the bumper the whole time until a late caution came out and Branham ran out of feul under the caution closing out the top three would be Greg Atkins and Jason Drugan. Airborne Speedway will not be in action until May 16th when they have there regular show plus the ACT Spring Green 115. Gallery

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