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

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

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

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

Opening Day Bird

OPENING-DAY GOBBLER — Margaretville resident Aaron Engle shot this 20-pound gobbler on Monday, the opening date of the spring turkey hunting season. More...

Posted 5/2/2017 10:14 PM

Windham earns tennis win over Andes

Windham was a 6-1 winner over Margaretville in tennis play on April 28.  Casey Serdiouk stopped Tenjing Sherpa, 9-5, to earn the Blue Devils’ only point of the match.  For Windham, Lucas Knudson edged Robbie Johnson, 9-7; Bethany Klen More...

Posted 5/2/2017 10:14 PM

FIRST BIRD

FIRST BIRD — 15-year-old Jessie Tyther, of Sussex, New Jersey, with his first turkey, taken on youth day (Saturday) with his grandfather Kenny Henderson, of Andes. More...

Posted 4/26/2017 12:03 AM

Organizers are making a pitch to revive old-time baseball play

Mtn. Athletic Club looking for players to restart action

Fleischmanns – After a sixyear hiatus, the Mountain Athletic Club (MAC) has begun a rejuvenation and is actively recruiting additional players, umpires, sponsors, and other ballists willing to join or form other teams to compete with in 2017. More...

Posted 4/18/2017 08:47 PM

MCS girls split in Delaware League softball

Margaretville crushed South Kortright, 22-4, in softball action on April 5 on the MCS diamond.  The Blue Devils started quickly and never looked back. More...

Posted 4/11/2017 07:28 PM

ACS posts win over Blue Devils in tennis action

Host Andes was a 5-1 tennis winner over Margaretville on April 5.  Winning singles matches for the Mountaineers were: Noah Dougherty earned a 9-2 victory over Casey Serdiouk; Russell Storey defeated Robbie Johnson, 9-1; Autumn Laurie topped Jeff More...

Posted 4/11/2017 07:28 PM

Bowling

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Posted 4/4/2017 09:26 PM

Basketball All-Stars named in Delaware League

Delaware League basketball All-Stars for the 2016-2017 season, have been announced.  The following boys’ basketball players were selected for this season’s All-Star teams:  More...

Posted 3/28/2017 08:27 PM

Perfect season ends for SK girls in State Class D Tourney semis

The South Kortright Lady Rams’ bid for a Class D state basketball championship, and a perfect season, came to an end early Saturday afternoon when the Rams lost to Panama, 48-43, in the semi-final round of the state tournament at Hudson Valley Commun More...

Posted 3/22/2017 12:09 AM

The Right Call

HELPING OUT — The Oneonta Board of Women's Basketball Officials and the Schohanna Board 46 Boys' Officials raised $1200 recently to support Delaware Academy student Ava Sprague in her battle wi More...

Posted 3/22/2017 12:09 AM

Skiing For A Cause

FUND-RAISERS — Nearly 50 skiers participated Sunday in the third annual Ski-Lay for Life at Belleayre Mountain Ski center. More...

Posted 3/14/2017 07:30 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

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

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

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

Reel Fun

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Posted 5/2/2017 10:14 PM

RCS wins a pair of baseball contests

Host Roxbury was a 7-1 winner over visiting Margaretville in Delaware League baseball play on April 28.  The Rockets scored all of their runs in the first three innings and then relied on winning pitcher Aiden Fox and reliever Matt Accordino to More...

Posted 5/2/2017 10:14 PM

PITCHING IN

PITCHING IN — Roxbury’s Anthony Cortese gets set to deliver a pitch during Monday’s contest in South Kortright. More...

Posted 4/26/2017 12:03 AM

Strike Force

HIGH ROLLERS — Jeff Slavin won the annual 700 Club tournament at Margaretville Bowl for 2017. More...

Posted 4/18/2017 08:47 PM

Derby Racers

WINNING RIDES — Connor Wayman, Anthony Salvati and Hunter Balcom, left to right, were the top three Pinewood Derby finishers. — // Contributed photos More...

Posted 4/18/2017 08:47 PM

RCS downs Stamford in baseball; Rams edge Blue Devils

Host Roxbury notched an 11- 4 victory over Stamford in baseball action on April 5.  The Rockets held a 3-1 lead before putting seven runs on the board in the fifth inning.  Nick Vajtay topped the offense with a double and a single and score More...

Posted 4/11/2017 07:28 PM

Bowling

Organization League 4/8/15   Team High Game Erickson Auto. 1,112  Team High Series Water Guy 3,139  High Individual Game Stu Kennedy 255, Jeff Slavin 245, Bob Balcom 244  More...

Posted 4/11/2017 07:28 PM

NICE CATCH

NICE CATCH — Tom Kasper from Pennsylvania took this seven-pound, four-ounce brown in the Pepacton on a Krocodile spoon. More...

Posted 4/4/2017 09:26 PM

Bowling

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Posted 3/28/2017 08:27 PM

Super Season Ends

IN HEAVY TRAFFIC — Tournament All Star Alexa DuBois moves to the hoop in spite of being heavily defended by Panama players. More...

Posted 3/22/2017 12:09 AM

SK girls advance to State Class D Tournament semi-finals

Unbeaten team from Delaware League plays this weekend

The undefeated South Kortright Central School Lady Rams punched their ticket to the New York State Class D championship weekend in Troy next Saturday and Sunday with a 55-22 pasting of Section IX champion SS Seward at Tompkins Cortland Community Coll More...

Posted 3/14/2017 07:30 PM