The first day of Winter of 2013 was scheduled for today.
But Mother Nature has already shown its colors many times in the form of snow in late November and early December.
On Friday, the Northern Athletic Conference Winter Sports schedule was severely affected by a freezing rain advisory-watch. Several games/contests are also cancelled for today which included the North Country Wrestling Invitational at Gouverneur which will be held on Monday starting at 10 a.m.
The Cindy Brady Memorial Tournament scheduled for Friday and Saturday as been postponed until Monday and Friday respectively.
On Monday, Lisbon and St. Lawrence Central will tip off in JV play at 11 a.m. followed the Varsity game at 12:45 p.m. At 2:30 p.m. Heuvelton and Colton-Pierrepont will play in JVs with the varsity to follow at 4:15 p.m. The Varsity Consolation and Championship are now set for 9 a.m. and noon on Friday.
The Ben Cordwell Girls Basketball Tournament for Friday and Saturday at OFA was postponed with no rescheduled date at the present time. Those match-ups included Hammond against Madrid-Waddington and Ogdensburg against Canton.
The Heather Provost Memorial Girls Basketball Tournament at St. Regis Falls as been postponed on Friday and Saturday. Friday games would have included: Norwood-Norfolk and St. Regis Falls and Hermon-DeKalb and Parishville-Hopkinton.
Divisional girls basketball games on Friday pitting Potsdam at Malone and Salmon River at Gouverneur were postponed and yet to be rescheduled.
Meanwhile, the first night games at the St. Lawrence Central Hockey Tournament including SLC and Islanders and Norwood-Norfolk and Saranac Central was postponed. Cantons Boys Hockey weekend tournament at Bellows Free Academy was cancelled on Friday and Saturday.
Boys hockey games postponed and yet to be rescheduled were Potsdam at Ogdensburg, Massena at Salmon River, and Tupper Lake at Saranac Lake.