There are some fish heads will be getting a few more miles on them after making their way from Lake Pulaski, down to Saratoga Lake and now throughout the Northeast and a lucky few into Canada (explain that at the border….).
The weather cooperated enough to get all the races in on Sunday for the junior divisions with Saratoga Rowing Association leading the way with 12 overall category wins followed by Greenwich Crew with seven, Niagara Falls with five, St. Catherines Rowing Club with four and Community Rowing Inc. with three.
Overall category winners
Saratoga Rowing 12
Greenwich Crew 7
Niagara Falls 5
St. Cathernines Rowing Club 4
Community Rowing Inc. 3
Narragansett Boat Club 3
Don Rowing Club 2
New Canaan Crew 2
Connecticut Boat Club 2
Niskayuna Rowing 1
Results will be posted to @NYSRowing on Twitter as you expect. Reda will be off-site posting and staying warm. Saturday’s weather also pushed me out to Gloversville for the Section 2 field hockey championships, times three, so good luck to all teams.
Well, Mother Nature took umbrage to the annual last weekend of October regatta in Saratoga Springs. When grizzly, seasoned regatta director Chris Chase called the weather Saturday morning ‘miserable’ you knew it was bad.
With the wind gusts increasing heading into the afternoon, the second slate of racing was cancelled as it was chock full of small boat events.
Listed are the complete Sunday morning results courtesy of ‘Timing Princess’ Susan Pursmiska and her talented crew. Saturday AM Head of the Fish
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – If you row in your final fall regatta on Fish Creek and it’s a time trial-style head race called the Head of the Fish and it rains throughout the day and you are as wet as a fish, if you win your respective category it only makes sense that you go home with a fish head.
For the more than 100 winners over the weekend, a fast time covering the 2.3 mile course from above the Stafford Bridge and finishing a few hundred yards in front of the Route 9P Bridge, you will be awarded with the most interesting trophy in sports – a mounted fish head. Continue reading “The most unique trophy in sports belongs to Head of the Fish rowers”