Goal scoring power will be key for MCS girls’ soccer team

Offensive growth seen by team’s coach as season’s challenge

For her team to make strides this season, Margaretville girls’ soccer coach Toni Smith knows they’ll need to find the nets. More...

Posted 8/30/2016 06:45 PM

Cammer Tourney winners named

Roxbury — The Shephard Hills Golf Club hosted the Mark Cammer Memorial Golf Tournament on Sunday, Aug 21.  The four-person scramble was played using the Callaway handicap system.  The team of Bob VanValkenburg, Mike Hynes, Zac Clark, More...

Posted 8/23/2016 09:49 PM

Soccer and golf practice Aug. 15 for MCS players

Varsity soccer and golf practice for Margaretville Central School students will begin on Monday, Aug. 15 on the Fleischmanns Village Park field. Practice for the boys’ team gets underway at 7 a.m. The girls’ team begins practicing at 8 a.m. More...

Posted 8/9/2016 08:41 PM

Some Racket!

TROPHY WINNERS — Bailey Kretchmer and Brandon Belaski earned a second-place finish in the Catskill Cup Tournament held last weekend on the Fleischmanns Village Courts. More...

Posted 8/9/2016 08:41 PM

Branching Out

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Posted 8/2/2016 08:42 PM

New Hiking Trail

NEW HIKING TRAIL — More than three-dozen hikers joined the Catskill Mountain Club and New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on July 29 to celebrate the opening of a new tra More...

Posted 8/2/2016 08:42 PM

SIXTEENTH-ANNUAL "TUNAMENT"

SIXTEENTH-ANNUAL “TUNAMENT” — Fifty-six golfers turned out Friday at Hanah Country Club in Margaretville to play in the 16th annual “Tunament,” a golf tournament held an More...

Posted 7/19/2016 08:02 PM

LARGE MOUTH

LARGE MOUTH — Mitch Hull of Margaretville, above, caught this six-pound, five-ounce, 23-inch largemouth bass while fishing in the Halcottsville pond near Margaretville on Saturday. More...

Posted 7/19/2016 08:02 PM

County Players

LINING ONE UP — Floyd Eighmey tied for fourth at 228 in the annual Delaware County Golf Tournament. See complete results on page 2B. — // Photos by Dick Sanford More...

Posted 7/12/2016 06:49 PM

Delaware Co. United U14 boys win league title

The DC United U14 boys’ team traveled to Ithaca on June 18 to play TC United in a game to determine first place in the league.  More...

Posted 7/5/2016 08:32 PM

Antler restrictions or voluntary action are tough choices

Historical background Once upon a time in a land – not so far away – there were few trees growing. Pastures climbed most of the hillsides between piles of stone. And in between those piles of stones were not deer, but instead sheep, and later cows. More...

Posted 6/14/2016 08:20 PM

Area kids getting kicks from Delaware Co. Youth Soccer Association play

Popular program teaches skills and sportmanship

The Delaware County Youth Soccer Association continues to grow and provide kids with the opportunity to improve their skills and learn the game. More...

Posted 6/7/2016 09:09 PM

Anderson, Eighmey win Tavern Two-Man at Shephard Hills

Roxbury — Dave Anderson and Floyd Eighmey captured the A-Flight Championship of the Tavern Two-Man Tournament held June 4-5 at Shephard Hills Golf Club in Roxbury.  More...

Posted 6/7/2016 09:09 PM

Tournament Play

PUTTING ONE DOWN — Claire McDaniel of RCS lays down a bunt during last Tuesday's sectional victory over visiting Milford. // — Photos by Dick Sanford More...

Posted 5/31/2016 07:03 PM

Teams wrapping up league matches

Margaretville and Andes play- ed to a 3-3 tie in tennis action on May 23.  Only two of the matches were actually played, with other players winning by default.  Noah Dougherty of Andes was a 9-2 winner over Riley Ancona.  On the flip s More...

Posted 5/24/2016 08:14 PM

Windham overpowers RCS in league baseball crossover

Upper Delaware League champ Windham cruised past Mountain League winner Roxbury, 18-2, in the Delaware League Crossover Champion- ship game on Thursday.  The contest was played at Neahwa Park in Oneonta, but the Warriors made themselves right at More...

Posted 5/17/2016 08:09 PM

Traveling youth soccer teams kicking into high gear

Delhi — The U14 Girls team coached by Laurie Grieco of Roxbury and Dennis Herrera of Margaretville, traveled to Elmira on April 23 tto play the Soaring Capital Eagles.  More...

Posted 5/17/2016 08:09 PM

Milford Tourney title among 4 softball wins for Rockets

Roxbury captured the championship of the Milford Booster Club Softball Tournament with a 15-3 win in Saturday’s finals. The winners jumped in front early and used strong hitting and pitching to maintain the lead. More...

Posted 5/10/2016 07:31 PM

RCS teams score softball, baseball wins

Softball   The Roxbury Rockets were 17-12 winners over visiting Davenport in softball play on Friday.  RCS struck quickly, piling up eight runs in the first inning and building the lead to 15-0 after four frames. More...

Posted 5/3/2016 07:56 PM

Local players busy in tennis action

Windham topped Roxbury, 5- 1, in a Delaware League tennis match on April 13.  The Rockets got their only point in doubles play when Brendan Reidlinger and Cristian Sparisou defeated Liz Martin and Trent Post, 9-0.  More...

Posted 4/26/2016 06:20 PM

Harlem Wizards bring fun-filled hoop action to Onteora on May 7

Boiceville — The Harlem Wizards are coming to Onteora High School on Wednesday, May 4 at 7 p.m.  More...

Posted 4/26/2016 06:20 PM

Bowling

\Margaretville Women’s 4/14/16 - FINAL W L J&M Lawncare 57 39 Flour Patch 55 41 Frank’s Septic 52 44 MJ Clockmakers 51 45 Morgan’s Met. More...

Posted 4/26/2016 06:20 PM

Bowling

Organization League 4/13/16 - FINAL Standings  W L Z Painting 49 11 ROCKO 38.5 21.5 Reliable Tent 37 23 H. Fairbairn 29 31 Marg. Bowl 28.5 31.5 Water Guy 27 33 Erickson Auto. 27 33 BYE 4 56   More...

Posted 4/19/2016 07:45 PM

Bowling

Margaretville Women’s 4/7/16  W L J&M Lawncare 56 36 Flour Patch 52 40 Frank’s Septic 51 41 MJ Clockmakers 48 44 Morgan’s Met. More...

Posted 4/12/2016 06:01 PM

Tough week for local HS tennis teams

Visiting Windham earned a 5-2 tennis victory at Margaret- ville on March 30. Riley Ancona outlasted George Sheridan, 11-10 (7-3) in singles play to earn a point for MCS. More...

Posted 4/5/2016 04:36 PM

Bowling

Margaretville Women’s 3/31/16 W L J&M Lawncare 53 35 Frank’s Septic 51 37 Flour Patch 48 40 MJ Clockmakers 47 41 Morgan’s Metal40.5 47.5 The Caboose 40 48 MTC Cable 38 50 Phoenic More...

Posted 4/5/2016 04:36 PM

County Chamber hosts golf tourney at Stamford Sept. 14

Stamford — The Delaware County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 16th annual Business Links golf tournament on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the Stamford Golf Course. More...

Posted 8/30/2016 06:45 PM

Strong returning core will be key for MCS boys’ soccer team

Experienced veterans will provide leadership for Blue Devils’ club

The Margaretville boys’ soccer team doesn’t rebuild. They reload. Even after losing several key members of last year’s team to graduation, coach Jeremey Marks is expecting his team to be in the thick of the Delaware League title hunt. More...

Posted 8/23/2016 09:48 PM

Barcia, Chalfin earn singles titles in annual Catskills Cup Tourney

Tough competition at tennis competition

Mark Birman, director of the annual Catskills Cup tournament, was elated last week with the results of what he termed “the best tournament yet,” in Fleischmanns. More...

Posted 8/9/2016 08:41 PM

Annual Catskills Cup gets underway Friday

Sold out tourney features players of every age

With a full field in every division, the 2016 Catskills Cup Tennis Tournament this weekend promises to be the biggest yet in the history of the event. More...

Posted 8/2/2016 08:42 PM

23,000 & Counting

HISTORIC MILESTONE — Evan Shaul, 10, from Middleburgh, became the Headwaters Soccer Club's 23,000th soccer player in the club's 27 year history. More...

Posted 8/2/2016 08:42 PM

Delhi nips Margaretville in PONY league title game

Youth baseball summer league a hit on diamond

It was a pretty safe bet that the winning pitcher of Wednesday’s Otsenango PONY League Consolation Tournament champion- ship game would be a kid named Stanton. More...

Posted 7/26/2016 10:44 PM

Margaretville sluggers “PONY” up to Otsenango Consolation Tourney’s championship game

A run of solid baseball play has advanced the Margaretville PONY League baseball team to the championship game of the Otsenango Consolation Tournament. More...

Posted 7/19/2016 08:02 PM

51st Annual Delaware County Men's Amateur Golf Championship

ANDERSON SCORES 12TH WIN!

THE COLLEGE GOLF COURSE AT DELHI - PAR 72 JULY 9, 2016  CHAMPIONSHIP FLIGHT   More...

Posted 7/12/2016 06:49 PM

Direct Hit

HOLE IN ONE — Rhode Island resident Arthur Kershaw, above, was playing alone at The Meadows Golf Center on Route 28 in Arkville on July 8 when he made a hole in one on the third hole using an e More...

Posted 7/12/2016 06:49 PM

Father-son team tops field in AFD tourney

Clarks win title

The father-son team of Zac and Zachariah Clark took home the championship trophy of the sixth annual Arkville Fire Department Golf Tournament on June 11.  The Clark duo shot a two-under par 27 for the winning total in the nine-hole tournament. More...

Posted 6/14/2016 08:20 PM

ACS track & field athletes earn trip to NY State finals

Cheyenne Weaver and Peter DiPierro excelled at sectionals

Last Thursday afternoon, members of the Andes Central School community gathered on the school’s athletic fields for a special send-off. More...

Posted 6/7/2016 09:09 PM

Delaware League names spring sports All-Star teams

Delaware League 2016 All- Stars for the 2016 for softball, baseball and tennis were announced this week. Softball All-Stars More...

Posted 6/7/2016 09:09 PM

Deposit tops Rockets in Section 4, Class D softball semifinals

Defending champs end Roxbury’s hopes for title

A strong sectional run for the Roxbury girls’ softball team end- ed on Thursday when defending state champion Deposit topped the Rockets, 20-2, in the Section 4, Class D semifinals  The winners came out swinging and piled up 15 runs in the More...

Posted 5/31/2016 07:03 PM

Roxbury baseball season ends after strong sectional showing

RCS girls advance in softball tourney with win over Devils

The Roxbury baseball team had strong showing in the Section 4, Class D Tournament, opening with an 11-6 win over host Laurens before falling to number one seed Hancock 10-7 on Thursday on the winners’ field.  The Rockets built a 6-3 lead o More...

Posted 5/24/2016 08:14 PM

MCS girls win twice; get set for sectionals

Margaretville was a 17-2 winner over Hunter-Tannersville on Thursday in girls’ softball play.  More...

Posted 5/17/2016 08:09 PM

Pitching In

MAKING HIS PITCH — Ed Newman fires a pitch to a Gilboa batter in baseball play on May 11. More...

Posted 5/17/2016 08:09 PM

A Bird In Hand

ALL IN THE FAMILY — George Bush of Margaretville, and his grandson Alex Serdiouk, put a team effort on a nice gobbler Monday morning. More...

Posted 5/10/2016 07:31 PM

RCS picks up diamond wins over S. Kortright, Blue Devils

Roxbury was a 17-6 baseball winner at South Kortright on Thursday.  The Rockets built a 7-4 lead after four innings and put the contest out of reach with a 10-run outburst in the fifth inning.  Ryan Howell was the winning pitcher with relie More...

Posted 5/10/2016 07:31 PM

Turkey Takers

NICE BIRD — Roxbury resident Ian Walker (above) was hunting with his dad, Matt, during the NYS Youth Turkey Hunt on April 23 when he bagged his nice bird. More...

Posted 5/3/2016 07:56 PM

Roxbury plates pair of baseball victories

RCS and MCS each win twice in softball play

Roxbury rallied for an 8-4 baseball victory at Stamford on Friday. More...

Posted 4/26/2016 06:20 PM

Mixed results for local softball, baseball clubs

Warmer weather puts teams back in diamond action

Margaretville and visiting Windham split a softball doubleheader on Monday. MCS won the opener as Kristena Westerfeld tossed a one hitter and had 10 strikeouts in the five inning contest. More...

Posted 4/19/2016 07:45 PM

Subaru drives Windham past MCS with no-hitter

Junior hurler downs Devils

Windham’s Subaru Hunge and professional baseball pitching ace Marcus Stroman have something in common. Both are small in physical stature but giants on the pitching mound. More...

Posted 4/12/2016 06:00 PM

Big inning lifts Rockets past MCS in softball

Roxbury used a 13-run fifth inning to roll to a 24-9 victory over host Margaretville in softball play on Friday. Claire McDaniel had a big all-around game with three hits, four runs scored and three RBI. More...

Posted 4/5/2016 04:36 PM

Springing To Action

EYES ON THE PITCH — Tyler Philips of RCS takes a cut at a pitch during March 30 contest against Gilboa. The visiting Wildcats won, 3-2, behind a one-hitter by Cole Fancher. More...

Posted 4/5/2016 04:36 PM