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 09:15 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 09:15 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 09:15 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 4/17/2018 11:00 PM

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 4/17/2018 11:00 PM

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 07:21 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 05:22 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 05:22 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 08:23 PM

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Posted 3/13/2018 07:34 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 10:49 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 10:49 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 10:54 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 10:54 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 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

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

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 09:15 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 09:15 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 09:15 PM

Rockets split pair of softball contests

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

Posted 4/17/2018 11:00 PM

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 4/17/2018 11:00 PM

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 07:21 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 05:22 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 08:23 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 07:34 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 10:49 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 10:54 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 10:54 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 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

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