Stamford Golf Club holding Junior Golf Clinic

Stamford — Finally, the snow has melted and the Stamford Golf Club has officially opened for the season so it’s time to get ready for the Junior Golf Clinic which will be held Monday June 25 through Thursday,   June 28.  More...

Posted 5/29/2018 10:32 PM

MCS and Roxbury teams fall in sectional diamond openers

Seasons over for local clubs

The combined Davenport / Stamford baseball team edged Roxbury, 13-9 in the Section 4, Class D Girls’ Softball Tournament on May 17.  Roxbury held a five-run lead entering the seventh inning, but the winners staged a big rally to tie the sc More...

Posted 5/22/2018 09:40 PM

Roxbury girls down Wildcats to earn Delaware League softball title

Clutch hitting, tough pitching lead to crown

The Roxbury girls’ softball team clinched the Delaware League championship with a 14-4 win over Gilboa- Conesville on May 10.  Both clubs had been unbeaten in league play, but it was the Rocket squad that took control of the contest.  More...

Posted 5/15/2018 11:16 PM

Mountain Athletic Club Splits 1864 Doubleheader

PLAY BALL! — Mountain Athletic Club Vintage Base Ball club opened its season on Saturday, May 5 at the Smithtown Historical Society with pair of games played by 1864 rules. More...

Posted 5/15/2018 11:16 PM

Exploring

STEPPING OUT — Two baby foxes strayed from their mama and sibling last week in Halcott Center where they were caught on camera as they ventured from the den. // — Photo by Jake Fronckowiak More...

Posted 5/8/2018 09:20 PM

TOUGH POSITION

TOUGH POSITION — Margaretville's Tanner Reither gets caught in a pickle during the Blue Devils' 4-2 over the combined Downsville-Roscoe squad on May 1. More...

Posted 5/8/2018 09:20 PM

Blue Devils edged D-R baseball club; Roxbury drops two of three

Regular season is winding down

The Margaretville Blue Devils earned an impressive 4-2 win on May 1 at home against Downsville-Roscoe.  MCS freshman hurler Connor Joedicke picked up the win when he threw 90 pitches over six full earnings, giving up only two runs, before the Pi More...

Posted 5/8/2018 09:20 PM

McDaniel fires perfect game to lead Roxbury softball win

Rockets win 3 of 4 in softball contests

Claire McDaniel fired a perfect game on April 24, leading Roxbury to a 19-0 victory over visiting Windham.  McDaniel dominated from the outset and chalked up eight strikeouts in her dominant performance. More...

Posted 5/1/2018 07:50 PM

Spring Sports Standings

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Posted 5/1/2018 07:50 PM

Rockets Zoom To Softball Win

ROCKETS ZOOM — Host Roxbury was a 19-4 winner over rival Margaretville in softball play on April 23. More...

Posted 4/24/2018 10:15 PM

Golf season gets into the swing

By Joan Lawrence-Bauer  Though the calendar said “Spring” more than a month ago, it wasn’t until this week, when the News got word that Shephard Hills and the Stamford Golf Club are open for the season that it really felt like More...

Posted 4/24/2018 10:15 PM

H-T tennis winner vs. Andes squad

Hunter-Tannersville earned a 6-1 tennis win over host Andes on April 20.  Alexis Redden scored the day’s only point for the Mountaineers in the number one singles match. More...

Posted 4/24/2018 10:15 PM

Devils, Rockets fall in early diamond contests

South Kortright posted a 9-0 victory at Margaretville in Delaware League baseball play on Friday.  Logan Kaufman did the bulk of the pitching for the Rams, shutting down the Blue Devils’ attack before getting late inning relief help.  More...

Posted 4/18/2018 12:00 AM

Spring Soccer

READY TO PLAY — The Andes team put on a good showing at the recent D.C. United Tournament Indoor Soccer Tournament. More...

Posted 4/18/2018 12:00 AM

Pitching should be strength for MCS baseball club

Knowledge of game another key for Devils

The Margaretville Central School Blue Devils go into a new baseball season optimistic they can be competitive in the Delaware League, according to Coach John Bernhardt.  The veteran MCS coach noted that this is the first time Margaretville will More...

Posted 4/3/2018 08:21 PM

Championship State Of Mind!

CELEBRATION TIME —Community members turned out in large numbers on Saturday to honor the Delhi girls’ basketball team which won the New York State Class D Championship with a thrilling 54 More...

Posted 3/27/2018 06:22 PM

Rockets’ softball club looks to build off strong finish last year

Veteran Roxbury softball Coach Jane Ware is hoping her Rocket squad can build on last year’s late momentum and put together a competitive season. More...

Posted 3/27/2018 06:22 PM

Delhi Indoor Soccer Tournament

INDOOR WIN — Andes boys and girls played in a Delhi Indoor Soccer Tournament Sunday, March 4. The Andes boys’ team beat Milford, 4-3. More...

Posted 3/20/2018 09:23 PM

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Posted 3/13/2018 08:34 PM

World record fly fisher to address Trout Unlimited

In less than a month, anglers will take to the streams for the 2018 fishing season and Catskills Trout Tales will inaugurate a two-month series of special events throughout the region. More...

Posted 3/6/2018 11:49 PM

Lady Rams lose in semi’s

The 2017-18 basketball season came to an end last week Wednesday night for the South Kortright Lady Rams when they lost to the Southern Cayuga Lady Chiefs, 46-36, in the semi-final round of the Section IV post-season basketball tournament at SUNY One More...

Posted 3/6/2018 11:49 PM

Rams out-Fox Franklin on buzzer-beater

Aiden Fox’s ‘three’ gives SK the win as time expires

South Kortright’s Aiden Fox hit a three-point shot at the buzzer on February 23 in Stamford to give the Rams a comefrom behind 50-47 win over the upset minded Purple Devils of Franklin in the quarter-final round of the Section IV boys’ basketball tou More...

Posted 2/27/2018 11:54 PM

Fly-tying workshops will start March 12 at Catskill Rec. Center

Arkville — The Catskill Recreation Center hosts Lenny Millen Fly Tying Workshops for six consecutive Monday evenings from March 12 – April 16.  The classes run from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. More...

Posted 2/27/2018 11:54 PM

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 09:09 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 10:10 PM

Rams Fall In Sectionals

HIT THE DIRT — South Kortright’s Aiden Fox starts his slide into home plate but the Deposit/ Hancock catcher is ready to apply the tag during Section 4, Class D Tournament play on May 23. More...

Posted 5/29/2018 10:32 PM

Edmeston nips MCS in classic sectional diamond matchup

Teams squared off in top-notch contest in tourney action

Following is a game recap by Margaretville baseball coach John Bernhardt recounting his team’s May 17 sectional contest against Edmeston.  More...

Posted 5/22/2018 09:40 PM

Joedicke fires no-hitter for Devils

Freshman hurler racked up 12 Ks in beating Gilboa

Margaretville blasted visiting Gilboa, 17-0, in baseball action on May 11 behind a no-hitter hurled by Connor Joedicke.  Joedicke shut down the Wildcats and piled up 12 strikeouts without walking a batter. More...

Posted 5/15/2018 11:16 PM

Turkey Time

EARLY THANKSGIVING — Joseph Dibble of Bovina bagged this 21-pound turkey in Bovina last week. More...

Posted 5/8/2018 09:20 PM

SLAMMIN' SAMMY

SLAMMIN' SAMMY — Sam Tanzer of MCS launches a hit that knocked in the go-ahead run in the Blue Devils' win over Downsville on May 1. — // Photos by Dick Sanford More...

Posted 5/8/2018 09:20 PM

FIST BUMP

FIST BUMP — Roxbury's Nick Vajtay (18) get a fist bump from Rockets' first-base coach Rick Funck after a sixth inning RBI single during Downsville's 10-8 win on May 1. More...

Posted 5/8/2018 09:20 PM

Roxbury earns pair of softball wins

The Roxbury girls’ softball team earned a 7-4 victory at Jeffeson on May 7.  Claire McDaniel tossed a seven-hitter for the Rockets and had eight strikeouts.  Emma Hynes had a triple and single for RCS and drove in one run. More...

Posted 5/8/2018 09:20 PM

On Track

IN STEP — Andes Central School students pulled down great times in a recent track meet at Cherry Valley Central School. More...

Posted 5/8/2018 09:20 PM

Rockets hand Rams first loss; SK blanks Devils

Roxbury was a 4-3 winner at South Kortright in baseball action on April 26.  The Rockets scored twice in the first inning and two more times in the fourth frame. More...

Posted 5/1/2018 07:50 PM

MCS out-slugs Roxbury in baseball action

Margaretville earned an 18-8 victory over visiting Roxbury in baseball action on April 23.  The Rockets jumped in front, 7-0, after two innings, but MCS bounced back and scored all of its runs in the third through sixth innings, including an eig More...

Posted 4/24/2018 10:15 PM

Something To Gobble About

STARTING YOUNG —The annual New York State Department of Environmental Conservation sponsored Youth Hunt For Wild Turkey took place last weekend from April 21 through April 22, ahead of the opening of the regular turkey hunting season for adults More...

Posted 4/24/2018 10:15 PM

Diamond Value

HIT IT IF YOU CAN — Margaretville pitcher Ian Stanton gets set to deliver a pitch during Monday’s contest against Roxbury. More...

Posted 4/24/2018 10:15 PM

Rockets split pair of softball contests

Roxbury blasted visiting Hunter-Tannersville in softball action on April 13.  More...

Posted 4/18/2018 12:00 AM

Getting Their Kicks

TOP OF THE TOURNEY — The host Margaretville team recently took first place in the D.C. United Tournament Indoor Soccer Tournament. More...

Posted 4/18/2018 12:00 AM

Blue Devils’ softball team features potent bats up and down the lineup

Pitching staff still unsettled

Margaretville Central School softball Coach Beth Tanzer is optimistic that a strong group of returning players will lead to a successful campaign. More...

Posted 4/3/2018 08:21 PM

Revamped pitching staff, new roles keys for RCS baseball club

The Roxbury baseball team will rely on a revamped pitching staff and players learning new positional roles as keys to the 2018 campaign.  Coach Greg Funck said that a number of pitchers were among the players lost to graduation, but he’s h More...

Posted 3/27/2018 06:22 PM

Delhi wins State Class D Girls’ Championship in OT

Delaware Academy holds on for victory in dramatic finish

The Delaware Academy Lady Bulldogs won an exciting New York State Girls’ Class D Championship in overtime over the Franklinville Panthers, 54- 51, Sunday at Hudson Valley Community College. More...

Posted 3/20/2018 09:23 PM

Andes native Mariah Ruff earns All-Atlantic 10 Teams honors

Senior among top career scoring leaders at St. Bonnie

Newport News, VA – St. More...

Posted 3/13/2018 08:34 PM

SK loses Section IV Class D Final

South Kortright’s run in the Section IV Class D boys’ basketball championships hit a major roadblock Saturday night in the form of a powerful, well balanced, seasoned team from Newfield. More...

Posted 3/6/2018 11:49 PM

Franklin downs MCS in sectional hoop opener

The Margaretville Blue Devils’ 2017-18 basketball season came to an end last week Tuesday when they were beaten on the road by the Franklin Purple Devils, 63-48, in the opening round of the Section IV, Class D post-season basketball tournament. More...

Posted 2/27/2018 11:54 PM

SK girls advance to sectional semis with two wins

The South Kortright girls’ basketball team advanced past its first two opponents in the Section 4, Class D Tournament last week. More...

Posted 2/27/2018 11:54 PM

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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 09:09 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 09:09 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 10:10 PM