Shandaken Primitive Biathlon to be held Jan. 18

Shandaken — After 11 previous years of highly successful competition, the Shandaken Primitive Biathlon will again be held January 18 in New York State’s Catskill Mountains. More...

Posted 12/9/2008 07:00 PM

MCS hoop tourney this weekend

The Margaretville Central School Booster Club will hold its 2nd Annual MCS Booster Club Holiday Basketball Tournament at MCS on Dec. 11 through 13. More...

Posted 12/9/2008 07:00 PM

Roxbury boys win on the road; ACS, MCS fall at home

By Julia Green Roxbury 64, Margaretville 35 It was as if two different teams were alternating quarters for the Margaretville Central School Blue Devils last Wednesday night, when the visiting Roxbury Rockets defeated MCS on its home court, 64-35. More...

Posted 12/9/2008 07:00 PM

Youth basketball sign-ups at MCS

Sign-ups will be held for the Margaretville Central School Youth Basketball on Saturday, Dec. 6 at MCS. More...

Posted 11/18/2008 07:00 PM

Roxbury basketball preview: Rockets look to continue success from 2007-08 season

By Julia Green After a strong run in the 2007-08 season that included division and league titles and a trip to the state tournament, the Roxbury Rockets boys’ varsity basketball team is looking to build on the foundation that it laid last year. More...

Posted 11/18/2008 07:00 PM

Margaretville boys advance to semifinals as Lady Devils fall

By John Bernhardt The Margaretville boys’ soccer team was backed up against the wall. More...

Posted 11/4/2008 07:00 PM

Local grad inducted into college Hall of Fame

An alumna of Andes Central School received distinguished athletic attention last month with her induction into her college’s athletic Hall of Fame. More...

Posted 11/4/2008 07:00 PM

MCS boys win division; face South Kortright for league title

By John Bernhardt The road to the Delaware League Boys’ Soccer Championship may have taken some unexpected twists and turns. More...

Posted 10/21/2008 07:00 PM

Rams hold off Devils to capture Crossover

By John Bernhardt Lightning didn’t strike twice for the Margaretville boys’ soccer team. More...

Posted 10/21/2008 07:00 PM

Blue Devils break away in boys' soccer league

By John Bernhardt It was time for the Margaretville Blue Devils to set themselves apart from the pack in the Delaware League’s boys’ soccer race. More...

Posted 10/7/2008 07:00 PM

Andes boys advance in Stamford Mayor's Cup Tournament

Soccer teams for several local schools took part in Stamford’s annual Mayor’s Cup tournament. Weekend games included second-round action including the semi-final round. More...

Posted 9/16/2008 07:00 PM

Season kicks into high gear for area boys' and girls' teams

By John Bernhardt Area high school soccer teams had a busy week between tournament play and league matches. More...

Posted 9/16/2008 07:00 PM

Roxbury 9 to play for Keator Cup over holiday weekend

See the early history of baseball come to life all Labor Day weekend in Roxbury’s magnificent Kirkside Park, as the Roxbury Nine vintage team hosts the Harry M. Keator Vintage Base Ball Tournament. More...

Posted 8/19/2008 07:00 PM

Magic roll to 4-0 win in men's soccer league

By Pete Palen The Margaretville Magic improved their record to 4-0 in The Mine Kill Adult Soccer League last Monday night with a 13-4 victory over Clark’s of Gilboa. Margaretville got on the scoreboard early and often. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 07:00 PM

Georgia Gould aims for Olympic mountain biking prize

By Julia Green When the 2008 Olympic Games open in Beijing, China on Friday, area sports fans will have a competitor to cheer for with local connections. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 07:00 PM

Rain dampens Fleischmanns Tennis Tournament play

By Sindy Becker The rain-postponed finals matches of the 34th Annual Fleischmanns Tennis Tournament got underway at 10 a.m. Sunday. It was the first time in its three plus-decade history that the tournament could not be concluded as scheduled. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 07:00 PM

Magic a winner over Roxbury in men's soccer

By Pete Palen The Margaretville Magic kicked off their inaugural season in The Mine Kill Division of the Sears/Latte Lounge Men’s Adult Soccer League on July 10 with a 14-7 win against Roxbury. More...

Posted 7/22/2008 07:00 PM

Margaretville Magic give Gilboa the boot in men's soccer

By Pete Palen The Margaretville Magic bested Clark’s of Gilboa, 9-2, Monday night in the Minekill Adult Soccer League. A hotly contested opening stanza saw The Magic leading 3-1 at half time. More...

Posted 7/22/2008 07:00 PM

Area vintage baseball teams win both games on Saturday

With every bit of nine innings needed to tilt the score in Roxbury’s favor, the home club fought back from a game-long deficit to beat the Westfield Wheelman 26-24 in Saturday’s game in Kirkside Park. More...

Posted 6/24/2008 07:00 PM

Vintage Base Ball on Power Authority field June 14

The New York Power Authority’s grounds in North Blenheim make the perfect setting for an old-fashioned game of gentlemen’s base ball between the Roxbury Nine and their neighborly rivals, the Mountain Athletic Club of Fleischmanns on Satur More...

Posted 6/10/2008 07:00 PM

Kayaking club hosting races this weekend

The Kayak and Canoe Club of New York, a northeast regional kayaking club, will host its 42nd annual kayak and slalom races on the Esopus Creek the weekend of June 7 and 8. Racing will start at noon on Saturday and 10 a.m. on Sunday. More...

Posted 6/3/2008 07:00 PM

H-T wins title at Shephard Hills

Roxbury Central School and the Shephard Hills Golf Course hosted the Delaware League Golf Championships Wednesday. More...

Posted 6/3/2008 07:00 PM

MCS honors players, coaches at athletic banquet

By Julia Green Margaretville Central School held its 15th annual athletic awards banquet Monday evening to honor the achievements of MCS student-athletes. More...

Posted 6/3/2008 07:00 PM

Legion baseball season to open June 9

Nine Delaware County teams are entered in this year’s junior American Legion baseball league. More...

Posted 6/3/2008 07:00 PM

Fersch, Morse win Delaware League tennis titles

By Marge Miller Roxbury’s Alisa Fersch won the girls’ singles title while Margaretville’s Andersen Morse won the boys’ title at the Delaware League East Tennis Meet last week Tuesday at MCS. More...

Posted 5/20/2008 07:00 PM

It's women vs. men at MCS on Tuesday

There’s a battle of the sexes heating up at Margaretville Central School. The Class of 2010 is sponsoring a faculty/staff volleyball game on Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. with the women taking on the men. More...

Posted 12/9/2008 07:00 PM

Margaretville girls split as Andes, Roxbury fall

By Julia Green Andes 48, Stamford 54 Defense was the main problem for the Andes girls when they traveled to Stamford to face the Indians last Tuesday. The Mountaineers fell 54-48 to Stamford in the Delaware League match-up. More...

Posted 12/9/2008 07:00 PM

Soccer success: It takes a village

By Pete Palen The 2008 high school boys’ soccer season was a special one. It was marked by excellent play by all our area boys’ teams. More...

Posted 11/18/2008 07:00 PM

Roxbury basketball preview: Lady Rockets get new coach, new style of play

By Julia Green While first-year head coach Tom Sherwood is no stranger to the game of girls’ basketball, he’s a newcomer to the home court at Roxbury Central School. More...

Posted 11/18/2008 07:00 PM

Margaretville alumnus Max Mead named Coach of the Year in Mid-Hudson Athletic League

By Julia Green Margaretville graduate and Ellenville boys’ head soccer coach Max Mead was named the Mid-Hudson Athletic League Coach of the Year at the close of the fall season. More...

Posted 11/11/2008 07:00 PM

SK boys fall in state tourney

The South Kortright boys’ soccer season came to an end Saturday when the Rams dropped a tough 5-1 match to Hamilton Central School in the quarterfinal of the Class D state tournament. More...

Posted 11/11/2008 07:00 PM

Blue Devils advance to sectional championship, fall to South Kortright

By Julia Green In typical Margaretville Blue Devil fashion, the team showed up to play when the game was on the line. More...

Posted 11/4/2008 07:00 PM

2008 Delaware League Soccer All-Stars

Following are the names of the boys' and girls' soccer players from the Delaware League who have been selected for first-team, second-team, and honorable mention recognition as 2008 Delaware League Soccer All-Stars. More...

Posted 10/21/2008 07:00 PM

Girls' soccer teams struggle to find the net; boys' teams add victories to win columns

By John Bernhardt The American economy is not the only slowdown to hit late September of 2008. Last week, in Delaware County soccer league play, area girls’ soccer teams experienced a slow down of a different sort. More...

Posted 10/7/2008 07:00 PM

Andes boys', girls' soccer teams struggle to find stride late in season

A four-game slide has turned the Andes boys’ soccer season upside down. The Mountaineers lost two games last week to run their loss streak to four and even their record at 6-6. The Andes’ offense has struggled during the turnaround. More...

Posted 10/7/2008 07:00 PM

Local teams suffer losses in early soccer matchups

By John Bernhardt Monday’s 2-1 loss to Davenport was a gut check of sorts for the Andes boys’ soccer team. More...

Posted 9/16/2008 07:00 PM

Area girls' soccer teams look ahead to big season

By John Bernhardt When Andes girls’ soccer coach Sandra Baldauf put away the balls at the end of the 2007 season she had reason to be optimistic about the fall of 2008. Baldauf would be losing only two girls to graduation. More...

Posted 9/2/2008 07:00 PM

Roxbury boys win championship in annual Mine Kill soccer tourney

The Roxbury Rockets unleashed some early season firepower finding the nets 10 times in the two-day Minekill Tournaments. The Rockets blanked Gilboa, 4-0, in opening round action Friday then blasted Schenevus, 6-3 in championship action Saturday. More...

Posted 9/2/2008 07:00 PM

Magic season ends perfectly in soccer play

The Margaretville Magic ended their summer soccer campaign winning the championship game over Roxbury in the New York Power Authority Mine Kill State Park Men’s Soccer League with a victory over Roxbury last week. More...

Posted 8/19/2008 07:00 PM

Rain puts damper on Fleischmanns Tennis Tournament

The 34th annual Fleisch-manns Tennis Tournament, which took place last weekend, could not be concluded on Sunday as scheduled, when an unexpected thunderstorm at noon inundated the courts with more than an inch of water. More...

Posted 8/12/2008 07:00 PM

Laura Steiglehner rides for cancer victims

Laura Steiglehner, daughter of Ernie and Janet Steiglehner of Arkville, and granddaughter of the late Francis and Laura Beland, completed her second 192-mile, two-day bike ride across the state of Massachusetts on August 3 to raise money for cancer r More...

Posted 8/12/2008 07:00 PM

Anderson pours it on to win county golf tourney

Order was restored in the Delaware County amateur golf world last weekend when DeLancey resident Brad Anderson shot a two-over-par, 54-hole score of 218 at the Delhi College Golf Course to capture the county championship for the seventh time. More...

Posted 7/22/2008 07:00 PM

Area's top female athletes took different paths to success

Carianne Fairbairn, Alisa Fersch and Jessica Srp honored for athletic achievements Following are profiles of the top female athletes at Andes, Margaretville and Roxbury schools for the 2007-08 academic year. More...

Posted 7/8/2008 07:00 PM

Cannonsville fishing day scheduled for June 21

A family fishing day has been scheduled for Saturday, June 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Posted 6/17/2008 07:00 PM

MCS Booster Club hosts three summer sports camps

The Margaretville Central School Booster club will sponsor three summer sports camps for student-athletes in kindergarten through eighth grade beginning June 30. More...

Posted 6/17/2008 07:00 PM

Hillis crosses up Lady Blue Devils in Crossover play

JayHawks avenge only loss of season By John Bernhardt Jordyn Hillis was on a mission. The Jefferson sophomore was determined to avenge her team’s only Delaware League loss, a 6-5 early-season setback to Margaretville earlier in the spring. More...

Posted 6/3/2008 07:00 PM

Pete Wright Memorial is ringing success

The All-Star break marks the midpoint of the Major League baseball season. Stars from the American and National Leagues come together to play a feel-good contest that is as much about camaraderie and a good time as it is about winning. More...

Posted 6/3/2008 07:00 PM

Deposit ousts Lady Devils

Brittney Hull turned in a solid pitching performance and the Margaretville defense turned in a stellar performance in Section IV open round play. More...

Posted 6/3/2008 07:00 PM

Rockets edge Devils in Sectionals; Wildcats stop RCS in semifinals

By John Bernhardt Steven Hubbard is a Roxbury baseball machine. The Rockets’ senior excels at every facet of America’s pastime. More...

Posted 6/3/2008 07:00 PM

MCS girls win Upper Delaware League crown

By John Bernhardt Margaretville’s nonleague tune-up left a well-oiled machine as the Blue Devils pounded Hunter-Tannersville 16-1 on Tuesday. More...

Posted 5/20/2008 07:00 PM