Sports

Andes' Little helps team to title in STIHL/TIMBERSPORTS series

By John Bernhardt
Local channel-surfing sports buffs could be in for a surprise this fall. Flicking through the channels, Delaware County enthusiasts might spot Andes graduate Ryan Little competing in the STIHL/TIMBERSPORTS Collegiate Series.


Hunter topples MCS in key softball tilt

A four-run seventh inning helped Hunter-Tannersville seal a key Mountain Division contest over Margaretville on the Blue Devils’ home field Monday night. Leading 6-5 heading into the final frame, the Wildcats scored four times to nail down the 10-5 victory. Erica Faulkner and Emily Kelly were hitting stars for the Blue Devils. Faulkner powered the long ball, smashing a two-run home run.


Women's events, hunter safety on Sporting Weekend schedule

 

A Spring Sporting Weekend at Frost Valley YMCA in Claryville from Friday, April 18 to Sunday, April 20 will include a two-day Hunter Safety Course as well “Women in the Outdoors” programming.


Fast start brings hope to MCS softball squad

 

By John Bernhardt

It’s amazing how two early season victories can boost a team’s confidence.  That’s the case in Margaretville where the girls’ softball team has broken from the gates with back-to-back victories.  The Margaretville coaching staff hopes to use the fast start to help build team confidence and cohesion.


Blue Devils' tennis record is 4-0

 

By Marjorie Miller

Margaretville’s varsity tennis team is now 4-0 after blanking Stamford 7-0 in match play April 10 at home.


Andes team wins Oneonta tournament

It was the best of three as Jefferson and Andes clashed in the Oneonta Boys and Girls Club basketball tournament over the weekend. The two teams met three times before the Andes squad was crowned the 2008 champions.


Equestrian-themed weekends set

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Frost Valley YMCA is offering a full slate of equestrian programs in 2008, providing young people with opportunities to build their horsemanship knowledge and skills in a safe, pristine environment with professional riding camp counselors.
Two Girl Scout Horse Badge Workshop Weekends on April 11-13 and June 20-22 are designed for Girl Scouts who want to earn their “Horse Fan & Horse Rider” and “Horse Sense” badges.


Three-run seventh lifts MCS past RCS; Blue Devils score a pair of softball victories

By John Bernhardt
It’s been said that out numbers 19, 20 and 21 are the three toughest in a softball game. That was the case at Roxbury last Thursday night. Margaretville rallied to score three times in the final inning, squeezing past the Rockets, 6-4, in the home opener for both teams.


Roxbury Nine opens its ninth season with fun and food event at Public

Just can’t wait for summertime, sunshine, BBQ and baseball? The Roxbury Nine vintage baseball champs are chomping at the bit too. On Saturday afternoon, April 19 from 2 to 6 p.m., they’re commandeering the grill at the Public Lounge on Roxbury’s Bridge Street, roasting up some fun to give us all a taste of summertime.


Margaretville nine wins opener

By John Bernhardt
Cold, damp weather caused Margaretville baseball coach Rick Funck to put a 40-pitch limit on members of his pitching staff during the Blue Devils’ opener in Roxbury last Thursday.
Four Margaretville pitchers shared the hill as the Blue Devils opened their season with a 14-4 victory over the Rockets.


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