Local teams have mixed soccer results

Regular season winding down; sectional play on the horizon

The Roxbury Rockets got goals from four different players, two in the first half and two in the second, as they cruised by the Stamford Indians at home last week Tuesday.  More...

Posted 10/10/2017 08:43 PM

Bowling

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Posted 10/10/2017 08:43 PM

Late goal lifts Roxbury boys past Blue Devils

Roxbury senior Frank Morales scored with just 6:38 left in the game on September 28 to break a 1-1 tie and the last Rockets then held on to beat visiting Margaretville Blue Devils, 2-1. Morales’ goal was assisted by Isaac Walker. More...

Posted 10/3/2017 08:28 PM

RCS boys, girls split in soccer matches

South Kortright takes both home and away games

The Roxbury Rockets suffered a pair of losses at the hands of South Kortright on September 20, the boys, 3-1, at home and the girls, 2-0, in South Kortright.   More...

Posted 9/26/2017 09:06 PM

BOWLING

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Posted 9/26/2017 09:06 PM

Blue Devils boys capture Eagles’ tourney

Champs advanced in OT thriller action, then cruised to title

The Margaretville boys’ soccer team beat Sullivan Wes, 4- 0, on Saturday to earn the championship of the Downsville Tournament.  Kevin FLores paced the scoring with a pair of goals and- Mauricio Hernandez and Sam Tanzer added one goal apie More...

Posted 9/12/2017 09:58 PM

MCS BLUE DEVILS KICK OFF A NEW SOCCER SEASON!

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Posted 9/12/2017 09:58 PM

Get The Season Started

SHUTOUT — The Roxbury Lady Rockets had a rough outing to open their 2017 season when they were shutout, 5- 0, by a senior-laden Delhi squad in the opening round of the Stamford Mayor’s Cu More...

Posted 9/5/2017 08:33 PM

MCS girls’ coach excited about a rebuilding season

The Margaretville girls’ soccer team has to replace six seniors from last year’s squad, but Coach Toni Smith is looking forward to the challenge. “It should be an exciting year,” Coach Smith stated regarding her club’s prospects. More...

Posted 8/29/2017 09:30 PM

At The Old Ball Game

BATTER UP! — Grant Cure, of the Mountain Athletic Club, takes a pitch in a recent game of 1895-rules baseball at the village park in Fleischmanns. On Saturday, Sept. More...

Posted 8/29/2017 09:30 PM

Shephard Hills hosted tourney

Roxbury — The annual Mark Cammer Memorial Golf Tournament was held at Shephard Hills Golf Club on Sunday, Aug. 20. The net proceeds of this event are donated to cancer research. Scoring was under the Callaway Handicap System.  More...

Posted 8/22/2017 08:44 PM

In The Swing

AND THE WINNERS ARE: Top performers in last weekend’s Catskills Cup Tennis Tournament in Fleischmanns were back, left to right, Doubles Runners-Up: Peter Barcia, Mixed Doubles Runner Up Michael More...

Posted 8/8/2017 09:11 PM

MCS sports practices start on August 14

Practices for all fall sports at Margaretville Central School will get underway on Monday, Aug. 14.  Practice for the boys’ varsity soccer team starts at 7 a.m. on the MCS field. Girls’ varsity soccer practice starts at 8 a.m. More...

Posted 8/8/2017 09:11 PM

4-H Golf Tourney tees up Sept. 15 at Delhi Course

Delhi - The 16th annual 4-H Golf Tournament tees off on Friday, Sept. 15 at the Delhi College Golf Course. Proceeds generated by the tournament will support youth development activities in Delaware County.  More...

Posted 8/8/2017 09:11 PM

Bleachers Are Back

SITTING BACK — More than 60 people turned out to test new bleachers installed in the Fleischmanns Village Park last Sunday. More...

Posted 8/1/2017 10:21 PM

New bleachers unveiled at Fleischmanns park

When the Catskills Cup Tennis Tournament gets underway this week, visitors will be able to watch from four brand new sets of bleachers installed at the Fleischmanns Village Park. More...

Posted 8/1/2017 10:22 PM

Keeping America’s favorite pastime alive

John Bernhardt’s passion:

The traditional scene of America’s favorite pastime being played in parks by children until dusk is fading. Baseball mitts strung from bicycle handlebars have given way to a newly painted vista of cellphones sewn to hands. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 10:24 PM

Like Old Times

BATTER UP – As John Bernhardt works to promote baseball in the 21st century (see story on page 2B), other locals are more focused on the 19th century version of the sport. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 10:24 PM

Ciaravino, Hull top Shephard Tourney

Roxbury — The Tavern at Shephard Hills Golf Club held its annual two-man golf tournament over the past weekend.  More...

Posted 7/11/2017 10:14 PM

Good Sports

SPORTING HONORS — Andes track and field athletes (above) honored at the school’s athletic banquet included back row, James DePierro and Laurynn Weaver and front row left to right, Britney More...

Posted 6/20/2017 08:30 PM

Good Sports

EARNING THEIR LETTERS — “Big M’s” were awarded to Margaretville Central School athletes in ceremonies at the school last week. More...

Posted 5/30/2017 08:47 PM

Baseball over for Devils, Rockets

Edmeston earned a 12-1 victory over visiting Margaretville in the Section 4, Class D Baseball Tournament in action on May 19. More...

Posted 5/23/2017 10:26 PM

Devils win well pitched diamond contests; Rockets rally late to defeat Jefferson club

The Blue Devils were 3-0 winners in Delaware League baseball play on May 12 at Jefferson. Eighth-grader Connor Joedicke tossed a complete game to earn the victory. He allowed just four hits and struck out three batters. More...

Posted 5/16/2017 09:30 PM

Blue Devils rally late for baseball win over Hunter

Margaretville beat host Hunter-Tannersville, 5-3, in baseball action on May 8.  The Wildcats scored three times in the top of the second and the Blue Devils answered by scoring five times in their last at-bat in the bottom of the sixth.  Co More...

Posted 5/9/2017 10:59 PM

Andes tops Margaretville in Delaware League tennis play

Windham nipped visiting Andes, 4-3, in May 8 tennis action.  Andes posted a 5-0 tennis victory over Margaretville in a May 2 match.  In singles play, Noah Dougherty was a 9-1 winner over Casey Serdiouk; Russell Story picked up a 9-3 win ov More...

Posted 5/9/2017 10:59 PM

Boys’ soccer

The game on October 5 was every bit as close as the score.  After battling to a 0-0 tie at the end of the first half, South Kortright’s Dawson Darling scored with 30 minutes, five seconds left and the Rams held on to beat the visiting Marg More...

Posted 10/10/2017 08:43 PM

MCS girls top Jefferson and Rockets

Young Devils showing growth as season builds

Margaretville eighth-grader Netalia Herrera scored three goals and notched an assist last week Tuesday as the Devils cruised by visiting Jefferson, 4- 0.  More...

Posted 10/3/2017 08:28 PM

Skiing, snowboarding will featured topic at Catskill Rec. course

Arkville — The Catskill Recreation Center will hold at program titled “Mysteries of Skiing and Snowboarding Revealed” on four Tuesdays starting October 17, from 6-8 p.m.  More...

Posted 10/3/2017 08:28 PM

Margaretville be-Devils Downsville

The Margaretville Blue Devils got back their winning ways last week Tuesday with a 2-1 victory against the Eagles on the road in Downsville. More...

Posted 9/26/2017 09:06 PM

Local teams defeated in weekend games; RCS boys take Windham

The Roxbury Rockets kept up their winning ways when they shutout the Windham Warriors, 5-0, at home this afternoon. The Rockets improved their overall record to 6-1, with their only loss coming against Delhi on the road. More...

Posted 9/19/2017 11:39 PM

RCS, Margaretville girls earn soccer victories

Local teams finding their footing in early soccer matches

Stamford earned a 3-2 win over Margaretville in girls’ soccer plan in the Stamford Mayor’s Cup on September 7. More...

Posted 9/12/2017 09:58 PM

RCS ROCKETS LAUNCH A NEW SOCCER SEASON!

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Posted 9/12/2017 09:58 PM

On The Ball

OPENING ROUND — Delhi was a 5-0 winner over Roxbury in the opening round of the Stamford Mayor’s Cup tournament on August 29. More...

Posted 9/5/2017 08:33 PM

Blue Devil boys’ team has strong core

Returning players provide strong base for MCS soccer club

Coach Jeremey Marks will be counting on five returning players to provide a solid core of the 2017 Margaretville boys’ varsity soccer team.  Back for their senior seasons are goalkeeper Tanner Reither, midfielder Nate Plante, forward Sam T More...

Posted 8/29/2017 09:30 PM

Veterans, newcomers give RCS girls’ soccer team an interesting mix of talent for upcoming season

Six seniors will provide leadership and experience for the Roxbury Central School girls’ varsity soccer team. More...

Posted 8/22/2017 08:44 PM

Kicking It Off

PROMOTIONAL CEREMONY — Pak’s Karate held a promotional ceremony on August 18 at the Margaretville Fire Hall. More...

Posted 8/22/2017 08:44 PM

There’s a new eagle in town!

Mount Tremper — Halcott Center resident Peg DiBenedetto will present “Golden Eagles in the Catskills” at the Emerson Resort and Spa on Saturday, Aug. 12.  More...

Posted 8/8/2017 09:11 PM

Making It Happen

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Posted 8/8/2017 09:11 PM

Area golf courses tee up variety of challenges

For a small area like Delaware County, where there is plenty of opportunity to go out and explore the cascading mountains, there is also comparable opportunity to take a swing at golf. More...

Posted 8/1/2017 10:21 PM

Summer School

STARTING EARLY — Junior Golf Clinic Coordinator Jon Barber called this year’s golfers “a great group of young golfers who really wanted to learn and better their games. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 10:24 PM

Catskills Cup tournament adding Junior competition

The area’s longest running tennis tournament has been expanded this year to a four day event and when the 2017 Catskills Cup Tennis Tournament gets underway on August 3, a new division for kids 12 and under will be featured. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 10:24 PM

Only Takes One

JUST NEEDS ONE — Dan Williams of Denver scored his first ever hole in one on Sunday, July 2 at the Stamford Golf Club.Williams scored his ace on hole number one, a 167-yard long par three.Witne More...

Posted 7/11/2017 10:14 PM

Youngster riding high in dirtbike racing

Six-year-old Travis Johnsmeyer of Fleischmanns has already started earning prizes for his dirtbike racing skills. Travis started riding at age four and started racing last year. Now, he races nearly every weekend. More...

Posted 7/11/2017 10:14 PM

Spring sports all-stars named for Delaware League players

The Delaware League has announced its All Star teams for spring sports for the 2016-17 school year.  Those earning recognition in Varsity Baseball include:  More...

Posted 6/7/2017 12:29 AM

RCS, Devils fall in softball playoffs

Unbeaten Edmeston knocked Roxbury from softball sectional play with a 10-0 win on May 18.  The top-seeded club rode a stellar pitching effort by Catherine Johnson to advance to the next round. More...

Posted 5/23/2017 10:26 PM

Family Fishing Day May 27 on Pepacton

Andes — The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that it will host Family Fishing Day at Pepacton Reservoir on May 27. More...

Posted 5/23/2017 10:26 PM

Dougherty advances to league tennis finals

Noah Dougherty of Andes advanced to the finals of the Delaware League tennis championships with a 6-4, 6-1 semifinal victory over Hunter-Tannersville’s Chase Plattner on May 9 in a match played at Saugerties.  More...

Posted 5/16/2017 09:30 PM

Sporting Tribute

DEDICATED — Dennis and Joan Moore, shown with RCS Coach Jane Ware, were honored by the RCS Girls Softball team at senior night. More...

Posted 5/9/2017 10:59 PM

Roxbury, MCS split in late season softball contests

Roxbury won a wild softball contest over visiting Davenport, 19-18, in conclusion of a suspended game on May 3.  The game went nine innings before the Rockets prevailed. More...

Posted 5/9/2017 10:59 PM

Blue Devil girls down Roxbury, JCS on diamond

Margaretville holds off rally by the Rockets

Margaretville was an 8-5 softball winner on April 28 in a contest played on the Prattsville field.  Trailing by two runs, MCS scored six times in the third inning and added two more in the next frame. More...

Posted 5/2/2017 10:14 PM