Rams bury Blue Devils with 3s in Delaware Championship game

“They are a really, really good team…” said Margaretville coach John Bernhardt of South Kortright (SK) Friday night after his Blue Devil squad got buried 58-37 in the Delaware League Boys’ championship game at SUNY Delhi.&nbs More...

Posted 2/20/2018 08:09 PM

Margaretville boys advance to league finals; Roxbury falls to Stamford in close contest

The Blue Devils advanced to the finals of the Delaware League Boys’ Tournament with a 58-52 win at Hunter-Tannersville on February 8. Margaretville built an early lead and then held off the Wildcats throughout the rest of the contest. More...

Posted 2/13/2018 09:10 PM

Three Cheers!

LET’S HEAR IT — Margaretville Central School hosted a cheerleading competition last Saturday, Feb. 10 for four schools from the area. More...

Posted 2/13/2018 09:10 PM

Kicking Into High Gear

ALL THE RIGHT MOVES — Jake Slater is the picture of concentration during action at the PAKS Karate School. More...

Posted 2/6/2018 08:47 PM

Margaretville girls get in the win column

It was almost season-long in the making, and it wasn’t that pretty, but the Margaretville Lady Blue Devils broke a 16- game losing streak last week Tuesday night in Jefferson, besting the Lady J-Hawks, 39-35. More...

Posted 2/6/2018 08:47 PM

Mountain Movers

HEADING DOWN — Roxbury’s Kevin Davie cruises past a gate during a recent ski meet at Belleayre Mountain in Highmount.— // Photos by John McDaniel More...

Posted 2/6/2018 08:47 PM

BOWLING

Organization League 1/22/18                    W L Water Guy 11 1 Marg. Bowl 8 4 Oakley’s 7 5 ROCKO 7 5 Erickson Auto. More...

Posted 1/31/2018 12:20 AM

MCS adds two more boys’ hoop wins; Hunter-Tannersville rolls past Rockets

Margaretville posted a 47-44 win at Davenport in boys’ hoop action on January 26.  The Blue Devils trailed by four points at halftime, but bounced after the intermission to take control of the contest.  More...

Posted 1/30/2018 09:03 PM

Windham, H-T top the field at Plattekill Mountain ski meet

Roxbury — The Windham team placed first in a boys’ giant slalom race held January 26 at Plattekill Mountain in Roxbury.  The Hunter-Tannersville squad took second place, host Roxbury was third, the Margaretville team finished fourth More...

Posted 1/30/2018 09:03 PM

Taking Their Turns

ON COURSE — Margaretville’s Amelia Pascarella takes a turn during a giant slalom run at Plattekill Mountain in Roxbury on January 26. // — Photos by Dick Sanford More...

Posted 1/30/2018 09:03 PM

Margaretville boys take two of three contests

Battling for top spot in Delaware League

The Margaretville boys’ basketball team won two of three contests last week. MCS closed out the week with a 67-41 victory over Hunter-Tannersville on January 19. More...

Posted 1/23/2018 08:13 PM

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Ski Race at Belleayre Mountain

TAKING HER TURN — Margaretville’s Sydney Asher heads down the course during a January 8 race at Belleayre Mountain. — // Photos by Dick Sanford More...

Posted 1/16/2018 07:37 PM

RCS, MCS girls fall in Delaware hoop play

The young Roxbury Lady Rockets varsity basketball team ran into a buzz saw on January 3 on the road in the form of the Stamford Lady Indians and got trounced, 62-14.  The Indians, who are contending for the Delaware League title this year, had t More...

Posted 1/9/2018 08:06 PM

JV BASKETBALL SCORES

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Blue Devils are runnerup in Downsville Tournament

Holiday hoop play

In boys’ tournament play on December 28, Roscoe was a 57- 47 winner over Margaretville to earn the championship of the Downsville Tourament. The RCS club built a 12-point lead after three periods and then held off Margaretville in the final frame. More...

Posted 1/2/2018 08:32 PM

RCS girls fall; Devils and Rockets in boys’ play

Host Davenport was a 37-20 winner over Roxbury in girls’ basketball play on December 20.  The winners jumped to a 13- 4 lead after one quarter and steadily increased their lead.  Katrina Davis and Emma Hynes had seven points each for More...

Posted 12/26/2017 07:29 PM

Bowling

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Posted 12/19/2017 11:26 PM

Roscoe and Franklin take MCS Booster Tourney titles; Devils 3rd in boys’ play

Margaretville — Roscoe beat Afton to win the boys’ championship of the Margaretville Central School Booster Club Tournament on Saturday. In the girls’ bracket, Franklin earned the crown with a win over Gilboa.  More...

Posted 12/12/2017 09:31 PM

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Posted 12/12/2017 09:31 PM

Franklin stops Blue Devils in non-league contest

Franklin topped visiting MCS, 65-57, in a non-league boys’ basketball game on November 30.  The Blue Devils racked up 24 points in the final period, but couldn’t overcome an early deficit.  More...

Posted 12/5/2017 08:22 PM

Bowling

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Posted 12/5/2017 08:22 PM

Trophy

FIRST DEER — Dylan Borfitz, 16, made the first kill of his hunting career last week. More...

Posted 11/28/2017 08:38 PM

Reindeer Games Swim Meet planned at Catskill Rec Center

Arkville — Adults and children, individuals and families are all expected to participate this week in The Catskill Recreation Center (CRC) First Annual Reindeer Games Swim Meet on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m.  More...

Posted 11/28/2017 08:38 PM

Roxbury tops MCS in girls’ hoop finale

The Roxbury girls’ basketball team finished its season on a high note, with a 40-31 win over visiting Margaretville in the Delaware League Mini-Tournament. The Blue Devils started quickly and and led 20-17 at the half. More...

Posted 2/20/2018 08:09 PM

Tis almost the season famous fishing quotes to pass the time

“In my view, the people who fish do so because it seems like magic to them, and it is hard to find things in life that seem magical.”  — Howell Raines “Fly fishing through the Midlife Crisis”   More...

Posted 2/20/2018 08:09 PM

Victoria Janis, Nick Vajtay top Section 4 skiers

Highmount — Victoria Janis of Margaretville and Nick Vajtay of Roxbury have earned the titles of girls’ and boys’ Section 4 Overall Champions for the 2017-18 season, as well as Overall Delaware League Champions. More...

Posted 2/13/2018 09:10 PM

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Blue Devils hold off Rockets in boys’ basketball rematch

It looked like it might be a blowout. Playing at home last Thursday, and with only six players on the roster, the Roxbury Rockets knew they would have their hands full with the visiting Margaretville Blue Devils. More...

Posted 2/6/2018 08:47 PM

Bowling

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Posted 2/6/2018 08:47 PM

DEC announces essay contest for hunters, trappers

Albany — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) would like to hear your story. More...

Posted 2/6/2018 08:47 PM

Delaware League Sports Standings

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Number One Coach

TOP HONORS — Patrick Birns, left, a 1991 Margaretville Central graduate, received the W. More...

Posted 1/30/2018 09:03 PM

WIOX to broadcast hoop championships

Roxbury — “I would have turned down the Super Bowl for this opportunity. But they didn’t ask,” said John Bernhardt, host of Tip Off on WIOX.  More...

Posted 1/30/2018 09:03 PM

Court Moves

HITTING THE FLOOR — Roxbury Rocket Jaden DeMaio drives to the basket during last Friday’s contest against visiting Hunter-Tannersville. The visitors were 70-34 winners. More...

Posted 1/30/2018 09:03 PM

AROUND THE BEND

AROUND THE BEND — Roxbury’s Matt Vajtay heads down the course during last week’s ski meet at Windham Mountain. More...

Posted 1/23/2018 08:13 PM

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Posted 1/23/2018 08:13 PM

Roxbury tops Devils in girls’ hoop play

Roxbury was a 43-25 winner over host Margaretville in girls’ basketball action on January 11.  The Rockets scored 28 points in the middle two periods to pull away from the Blue Devils.  Jessi-lyn Borfitz notched 16 points to lead the More...

Posted 1/16/2018 07:37 PM

BOWLING

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Posted 1/16/2018 07:37 PM

Shandaken Primitive Biathlon on target for Sunday, Jan. 14

Competitive event marksmanship test

One of the Catskills’ most unique events, the 21st Annual Shandaken Primitive Biathlon will take place this weekend.  From 9 a.m. until noon on Sunday, Jan. More...

Posted 1/9/2018 08:06 PM

VARSITY BASKETBALL SCORES

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Posted 1/9/2018 08:06 PM

DELAWARE LEAGUE VARSITY SKIING

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Bowling

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Posted 12/26/2017 07:29 PM

Margaretville boys fly past Eagles for hoop win

Roxbury boys, Blue Devil girls drop contests

The Margaretville Blue Devils, playing at home on December 15 before a thin crowd of only their most loyal fans, ran out to a 16-4 first quarter lead and never looked back as they nearly doubled up the winless  Downsville Eagles, 57-29.  More...

Posted 12/19/2017 11:26 PM

Local players earned soccer all-star status

Area schools were well represented on the Delaware League Soccer All-Stars teams for the 2017 fall season.  More...

Posted 12/12/2017 09:31 PM

First natural snowfall sparks ski area hopes

Forecast looks good at local mountains for holiday period

Cold and snow are the key ingredients in a successful ski season and this week, area operators got both. More...

Posted 12/12/2017 09:31 PM

Patrick Birns wins Coach of the Year award from Pennsylvania State Soccer Coaches’ Assoc.

MCS graduate earns prestigious peer recognition

Margaretville Central School alumnus Patrick Birns is the recipient of the 2017 W. Gene Davis Memorial Award as Coach of the Year in the AAAA Boys’ classification presented by the Pennsylvania State Soccer Coaches’ Association.  More...

Posted 12/5/2017 08:22 PM

Area teams fall short in basketball openers

The Margaretville Blue Devils dropped their home opener on November 28 to the Gilbertsville-Mount Upton Red Raiders, 49-41, in a contest they could have won.  Sloppy ball control and a lack of patience, especially in the fourth quarter, hurt the More...

Posted 12/5/2017 08:22 PM

Dry Brook Bruin

DRY BROOK BEAR — Mike Didyk harvested a black bear last week in Dry Brook Valley. Didyk is from Margaretville and Carle Place, and shot the bear on opening day of gun season. More...

Posted 11/28/2017 08:38 PM