Locals square off in vintage ball Saturday

The Roxbury Nine will swing into action at Kirkside Park in Roxbury on Saturday, May 17 at noon, playing just as they would have in the good old days, with the boys from the next village, the Mountain Athletic Club (MAC) of Fleischmanns. 

RCS tennis team earns win, tie in league competition

The Roxbury Rockets tennis team hosted the visiting Wildcats of Charlotte Valley on April 29 in a match that Roxbury won 4-3. Top-seeded players Christian Schor (Roxbury) and Ray Beams (Davenport) battled to a 9-9 tie, which Beams won in a tie-breaker.

Hot streak has RCS boys aiming for baseball title

By John Bernhardt

Don’t look now, but that’s the Roxbury Rockets stampeding hard behind the South Kortright Rams.  After a handful of early season nonleague losses, Roxbury seemed like an afterthought in the evolving Delaware League baseball race.  Yet, two league victories last week, including an impressive 5-2 win over Hunter-Tannersville, leave the Rockets breathing down SK’s neck, one game behind the Rams in the Mountain Division chase.

Roxbury News: May 14, 2008



Remember to cast your vote for the Roxbury Central School Budget on Tuesday, May 20 between 3 and 9 p.m. in the school cafetorium. The budget vote is Proposition 1. Proposition 2 continues to fund a capital reserve. Proposition 3 funds the existing repair reserve.

Delhi poet to read at Roxbury Arts Group


Writers in the Mountains will present Delhi poet Lynn Domina, who has taught several classes on writing poetry for WIM,  at a reading and book signing at the Walt Meade Gallery of The Roxbury Arts Group on Sunday, May 18 at 2 p.m. 

Hunter-Tannersville tennis squad downs Rockets


The Roxbury Rockets tennis team hosted the Wildcats of Hunter-Tannersville in the last match of the regular season on Thursday, from which Hunter emerged with a 5-2 victory.

Area schools feel pinch of fuel increases

By Matthew J. Perry
As school administrators in the region prepare budgets for the coming year, unprecedented increases in fuel costs are pushing officials to concoct evermore creative solutions to meet projected expenses.
At present, schools in Roxbury, Margaretville and Andes appear to have absorbed roughly 50 percent increases in the price of heating oil and diesel fuel without accompanying cuts in scholastic programs. But, with prices continuing to climb, officials are concerned that projected costs might have to be revised upward later in the year.

Roxbury’s Hubbard squashes Stamford with bat and arm in Delaware baseball; MCS wins

By John Bernhardt
Pitching a no-hitter and hitting for the cycle are two of the rarest feats in baseball. Roxbury senior Steven Hubbard nearly realized both in Delaware League baseball last week. Even more impressive, Hubbard’s feats came in the same game, a 9-0 Rocket win over Stamford on Friday.

Roxbury News: April 30, 2008


Steve and Nancy Mattice of Roxbury spent Easter weekend with their son Daniel, his wife, Jamie and two-and-a-half-year-old twins, Mason and Hailey, in Powell, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus. More recently, they did sightseeing around the block in Vermont. Their trip included visits to Burlington, Montpelier, Brattleboro and Bennington. A tour of Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream plant was a stop on their itinerary.

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