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Organization League  12/9/16   More...

Posted 12/13/2016 08:37 PM

Rockets take boys’ hoop opener; MCS gets 1st win

Roxbury opened its season with a 56-40 boys’ basketball win at Margaretville on December 1.  The Rockets held MCS to just 22 points over the first three periods and built a 16-point lead entering the final quarter.  More...

Posted 12/6/2016 07:55 PM

Young RCS girls’ team will look to build off opening victory

Only two players have returned from last season

Roxbury Central School Girls’ Varsity Coach Lisa Faraci will field a very young team during the 2016-17 basketball season. The team will count on two returning players to provide experience. More...

Posted 12/6/2016 07:55 PM

Experienced players lead MCS boys’ hoop squad

The Margaretville boys’ basketball program has a full, talented roster, with 15 juniors and seniors playing hoops this winter, according to veteran Coach John Bernhardt. More...

Posted 11/29/2016 09:12 PM

Trophy Takers

EIGHT-POINTER — Michael Didyk of Westbury and Margaretville harvested this eight-point buck on November 22 in the Dry Brook Valley while hunting with his son Mike. // — Contributed photo More...

Posted 11/29/2016 09:12 PM

Roxbury Bear

OPENING-DAY BEAR — Gerard Driscoll of Avenel, NJ and Roxbury shot this bear Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. while hunting off West Settlement Road in Roxbury. More...

Posted 11/22/2016 09:23 PM

State soccer title dreams end for SK boys in semi-final heartbreaker

Alfred-Almond defeats Rams en route to title

In recent years, for South Kortright’s boys’ soccer teams, one win simply follows another. Over the last two seasons, the Rams ran off undefeated regular campaigns.  More...

Posted 11/15/2016 07:54 PM

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Margaretville Women’s 11/10/16   More...

Posted 11/15/2016 07:54 PM

SK boys advance to State semis; Girls’ season ends with OT defeat

South Kortright seeks first title in state playoffs

As a freshman on the soccer field, Stanley Andersen is just getting started. Watching him play in the post season, you would never suspect these are his first steps on soccer’s “win or go home,” end-of-the-season stage.  More...

Posted 11/8/2016 08:00 PM

Getting Their Kicks

KICKIN' IT — Students at Paks Karate Margaretville attended a tournament at Herkimer College on Saturday. David Baker won the championship in sparring and was second in forms. More...

Posted 11/8/2016 08:00 PM

SK boys, girls earn sectional crowns

Delaware League teams sweep finals in soccer playoffs

It’s a rarity in high school athletics. Schools can go decades without winning a single sectional championship. On Saturday, the South Kortright Rams brought home two. More...

Posted 11/1/2016 07:25 PM

Bowling

Organization League 10/19/16   More...

Posted 10/25/2016 06:21 PM

Delhi tops MCS in girls’ soccer match

Delhi was a 4-2 winner in girls’ soccer play on October 10.  The loss in the non-league contest kept the Blue Devils from entering sectional play, due to a school policy that teams must have at least a .500 record to qualify for the postse More...

Posted 10/18/2016 07:47 PM

Over The Top

PUNCH SAVE — Margaretville keeper Tanner Reither goes high to punch away a shot on a South Kortright corner kick. In on the play for the Rams are Max Canoto (8) and Ty Lamport (9). More...

Posted 10/18/2016 07:47 PM

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Organization League  10/12/16  W L   More...

Posted 10/18/2016 07:47 PM

Mixed soccer results; MCS boys in title game

Sectionals play starts next week

All season long, Emily Baker has pounded shots at the opposing nets for the Margaretville girls’ soccer team. More...

Posted 10/11/2016 10:27 PM

Early Bird

OPENING DAY BIRD — Joe Dibble of Bovina took this nice cock pheasant on Saturday, Oct. 1, opening day of the small-game hunting season. Joe was hunting on Scutt Mountain Road, Bovina. More...

Posted 10/11/2016 10:27 PM

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Organization League 9/26/16  W L   More...

Posted 10/4/2016 05:09 PM

MCS teams keep winning ways; mixed results for RCS

Blue Devil girls win pair of games; Boys’ streak at 5

She’s an all-purpose specialist, a versatile player who takes whatever position on a soccer field her coaches have asked her to play. More...

Posted 9/27/2016 07:53 PM

Early bow season for deer starts Oct. 1

Albany — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced that early bowhunting seasons for deer in New York State will be starting soon.  More...

Posted 9/27/2016 07:54 PM

Eagles edge MCS in Cohen Classic final

Penalty kicks decide contest

The impact of a skilled goalie on a soccer game can be profound. That was the case in the championship game of Margaretville’s Cohen Classic on Saturday night. More...

Posted 9/20/2016 08:07 PM

Match Play

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Posted 9/20/2016 08:07 PM

Like Old Times

FORMER TEAMMATES MEET AS OPPOSING COACHES — Former Margaretville Central School (MCS) soccer players and current coaches, Patrick Birns, at left, and Owen Finberg, at right, met for the second More...

Posted 9/20/2016 08:07 PM

Stamford Mayor's Cup Tournament

A FOOT AHEAD — Roxbury's Claire McDaniel (5) gets set to send a pass during action on Thursday in the second round of the Stamford Mayor's Cup Tournament. More...

Posted 9/6/2016 09:23 PM

MCS BLUE DEVILS KICK OFF A NEW SOCCER SEASON!

LADY BLUE DEVILS, 2016-17— Front row: Ithamar Silva, Lauren Gil, Denali Finkle, Victoria Marin, Paige Credaroli, Kayla Petry. More...

Posted 9/6/2016 09:23 PM

Only Needs One

HOLE IN ONE — Schuyler Minew scored the second hole in one of the season at The Meadows Golf Center in Arkville on Saturday, Sept. 3. Schuyley scored his ace using a driver. More...

Posted 9/6/2016 09:23 PM

MCS, Roxbury girls earn hoop wins

Margaretville was a 46-38 winner in girls’ basketball action on December 1.  The contest was tight from the opening tipoff, but the Blue Devils took control with a 19-10 outburst in the final period.  Katlynn Shamro and Emily Baker pa More...

Posted 12/6/2016 07:55 PM

Blending talent will be key to RCS boys’ basketball fortunes

A nice mix of experienced seniors and varsity newcomers has Roxbury boys’ basketball coach Thom Faraci feeling optimistic about the prospects for a good season.  The Rockets got off to a good start with a win over Margaret- ville (see rela More...

Posted 12/6/2016 07:55 PM

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Posted 12/6/2016 07:55 PM

Three returning seniors will be key for Margaretville girls’ success

A solid core of returning players has Margaretville Central School Coach Kyle Holden looking forward to a strong campaign from his squad. More...

Posted 11/29/2016 09:12 PM

MCS girls earn tourney split

The Margaretville girls’ basketball team earned a third-place finish in the Middleburgh Holiday Tournament with a 41-34 win over Gilboa in Saturday’s consolation game.  More...

Posted 11/29/2016 09:12 PM

Halcott Buck

HALCOTT 10-POINTER — Penny Finch of Halcott Center took this nice 10-point buck on Saturday while hunting near her home. Penny used a .308 caliber Savage Model 99 rifle to harvest her buck. More...

Posted 11/22/2016 09:23 PM

Bowling

Margaretville Women’s  11/17/16   More...

Posted 11/22/2016 09:23 PM

Soccer, golf All-Star players named in Delaware League

The Delaware League has named its All Star teams for fall sports following the 2016 season.  Boys’ soccer All Stars   More...

Posted 11/15/2016 07:54 PM

Patience Pays Off

OPENING DAY TROPHY — Roxbury Central School teacher Greg Funck shot this buck of a lifetime on opening day last year while hunting with his dad, Rick Funck, in the Town of Andes. More...

Posted 11/15/2016 07:54 PM

Trapping Trophy

TRAPPING SUCCESS — Brandon Goodell, 16, of Margaretville recently caught this 25-pound bobcat, the first one he has caught in two seasons as a trapper. More...

Posted 11/8/2016 08:00 PM

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Margaretville Women’s  10/27/16   More...

Posted 11/1/2016 07:25 PM

Marathon knocks MCS out of sectional tournament

Blue Devil boys had advanced with win over H-T

Part of the magnetic allure of Section IV playoffs is the fact there is little room for error. Post-season high school playoffs present a shrinking bracket of ‘win-or-go-home,’ high stakes, sporting contests. More...

Posted 10/25/2016 06:21 PM

Rams hold off Blue Devils to win league championship

Sectional play starts this week

Life inside the box in front of a soccer goal is congested. Players battle to stake positions, bodies bang, movement is restricted like in a heavy traffic jam. More...

Posted 10/18/2016 07:47 PM

Karate class alternative to traditional school sports

Martial arts benefit bodies, minds, spirits for students of all ages

Karate gets kids off the couch and on their feet and classes at the Margaretville Fire Department building on Tuesday and Friday evenings, help community members large and small to build their bodies, minds, and spirits. More...

Posted 10/18/2016 07:47 PM

Beginner’s Buck

YOUTH HUNTER — Fourteen-year-old Mary Reynolds of Conesville and Long Island took this lovely buck in Conesville during last week's special youth firearms hunt. More...

Posted 10/18/2016 07:47 PM

TIME OUT!

While driving home from my camp in the Western part of the state, several weeks ago, I learned about the death of the Miami Marlin’s young pitching ace Jose Fernandez. The news was stunning, alarming, and difficult to process. More...

Posted 10/11/2016 10:27 PM

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Organization League  10/3/16  W L   More...

Posted 10/11/2016 10:27 PM

RCS girls stop Blue Devils; strong defense propels MCS boys

Playing strong defense is an attitude. If your team scores, you might win. But, if your opponents never score, you can’t lose. That defensive minded ethos appears to be Margaretville’s formula for success on the soccer field this fall. More...

Posted 10/4/2016 05:08 PM

Ken Becker recalls moose attack during hunting trip

Wounded animal rushed hunter and sent him flying

It’s not every day that a hunter comes face to face with a seriously angry moose. More...

Posted 9/27/2016 07:54 PM

Wink Hinkley inducted into the Central NY Stock Car Hall of Fame

Morris — The 21st Central New York Stock Car Hall of Fame induction ceremony took place on Sunday, September 18 at the former Midstate Speedway in Morris at the Otsego County Fairgrounds. More...

Posted 9/27/2016 07:54 PM

RCS boys post two soccer wins; Blue Devils split in Nelson tourney

Early season games show teams’ growth

They are a young squad, only two seniors and just two returning juniors, a team working to use the todays of the fall of 2016 to build promising tomorrows of the future. More...

Posted 9/20/2016 08:07 PM

Achieving Their Goal

SOCCER DADS AT WORK — A team of soccer dads, together with Shandaken Supervisor Rob Stanley (at right in top photo) helped install soccer goals in Pine Hill's Smith Park. More...

Posted 9/20/2016 08:07 PM

MCS boys win two of three; girls split soccer contests

Teams get going in early action

For Margaretville boys’ soccer coach Jeremey Marks, the first week of soccer action was instructive. Playing away from home, the Blue Devils won two games and dropped one to get their 2016 season underway.  More...

Posted 9/13/2016 08:54 PM

RCS ROCKETS LAUNCH A NEW SOCCER SEASON!

ROCKETS READY TO FIRE—Front row (l to r) Kevin Hubbell, Nick Cross, Isaac Walker, Brady Pickett, Aiden Fox, Andrew Chojnowski, Patrick Wojciechowski, Frank Morales, Cristian Spariosu. More...

Posted 9/6/2016 09:23 PM