Sports

MCS starts practice, camp

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Fall sport seasons at Margaretville Central School will start Monday, Aug. 15.
Boys’ varsity soccer practice begins at 7 a.m. and girls’ varsity soccer starts at 8 a.m. Golf practice starts at noon at the Meadows Golf Course.

Participants must have an updated sports physical to practice. If players do not have a physical, they will not be able to practice until they do.


Catskill Cup tennis tourney this weekend

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By John Bernhardt
To Fleischmanns resident Mark Birman, tennis is more than a sport. For Mark tennis is part of his family heritage, a social network that brings together people from all walks of life, and a perfect teaching tool encouraging fitness, strategic thinking, poise under pressure and sports etiquette.
This weekend’s Catskill Cup in Fleischmanns brings Mark full circle, back to his tennis roots. Birman started playing tennis on the public courts in Fleischmanns as a child with his dad, Henry, and some of Henry’s closest friends.


Local racer earns spot at Motorcross National Campionship

By John Bernhardt
As the temperatures pushed past 90 degrees last week, many among us did a bit of grumbling as we slowed things down, scrambled to find some shade, or scouted out spots on the shore of some local body of water. Not Ryan Sluiter from Bovina.


Golfers rack up aces at Meadows

Margaretville — They say lightening doesn’t strike in the same place twice but you couldn’t prove it by the sixth hole at The Meadows Golf Center (MGC) between Margaretville and Arkville over the past two weeks.

During night men’s league play on Tuesday, July 19, Jeremiah Stone of Denver scored a


MCS Blue Devils soccer opens with a win

Cody FronckowiakCody FronckowiakThe Margaretville Blue Devils rode two goals by Cody Fronckowiak, including one goal at 1 minute, 47 seconds into sudden-victory overtime, and one goal by Marshall Bouton, to a 3-2 overtime season-opening win against the visiting Delhi Bulldogs Tuesday (8-31) afternoon.

Bouton’s goal, off an assist from Ian Williams, tied the non-league game at 2-2 with 5:45 left to play. Margaretville goalkeeper Mitchell Hull made 10 saves.

The Margaretville Blue Devils girls’ soccer team opened their season on the road in Delhi Tuesday (8-31) afternoon with a 2-1 non-league loss to the host Lady Bulldogs. Tess Svoboda found the nets for the Blue Devils, who outshot Delhi 16-11.

More photos from the boys' game are available in the Image Gallery.


Bow hunting pemits offered at NYPA

North Blenheim —The New York Power Authority (NYPA) will offer a limited number of permits for bow hunting on designated areas around its Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project for use during the 2010 hunting season, October 19 through December 21.


Speed will boost RCS boys' soccer team

By John Bernhardt
It’s been said that there are five Ss of sports performance; speed, stamina, strength, skill and spirit. Roxbury boys’ soccer coach Tom Faraci’s 2010 team is working hard, moving towards proficiency in all these areas. That could spell a sixth S on the soccer field this fall – success.


Andes girls’ soccer team rebuilding after strong run

By John Bernhardt


Margaretville girls’ soccer coach sees ‘finishing touches’ as key

By John Bernhardt
Like a successful interior designer, Margaretville girls’ soccer coach Toni Smith understands that it’s often the finishing touches that assure a successful job. Smith is hoping her 2010 soccer team can find the finishing touches to propel the Lady Blue Devils to the top of the Delaware League.


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