Local ski racers burning up the slopes

High school skiers from Roxbury and Margaretville central schools have raised the bar for competitors in the Delaware League and in Section 4 this year as they careen toward sectional races next month.  More...

Posted 1/24/2017 08:45 PM

Race Is On

TURNING IT ON — Roxbury Central's Claire McDaniel takes a gate in ski race action at Windham Mountain last Friday. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 05:51 PM

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Posted 1/17/2017 05:51 PM

On The Slopes

LET IT SNOW — Officials at Plattekill Mountain are gearing up for a big Martin Luther King Holiday weekend. The Roxbury facility will be open at 845 a.m. More...

Posted 1/10/2017 08:53 PM

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Posted 1/10/2017 08:53 PM

Mixed results in holiday hoop tourneys for teams

Roxbury boys, Blue Devil girls split contests

Deposit edged Margaretville, 55-52, in the opening round of the Downville Boys’ Holiday Tournament on December 30.  Margaretville staged a big rally in the final period, outscoring the Lumberjacks, 16-7, but fell just short of a victory.&n More...

Posted 1/3/2017 09:11 PM

DOWN THE COURT

DOWN THE COURT — Rocket Emma Hynes dribbles past Jefferson opponent Brigid Wenner in Delaware League hoop action on December 20. The host J-Hawks were 38-25 winners. More...

Posted 12/27/2016 11:47 PM

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Posted 12/27/2016 11:47 PM

MCS girls post 2 wins

The Blue Devils were 45-22 winners over visiting Jefferson on December 16.  The host club raced to a 17-4 lead after the opening quarter and slowly built its lead.  Kristena Westerfeld tallied 14 points and Emily Baker followed with 13 to p More...

Posted 12/20/2016 11:48 PM

MCS downs Roscoe to win boys’ tourney

Margaretville wins 5th straight Booster Club event

A smothering man-to-man defense overwhelmed visiting Rosce allowing the Margaretville Blue Devils to run off the first 19 points of Saturday's Margaretville Booster Club Tournament championship game en route to a 50- 41 victory. More...

Posted 12/13/2016 08:37 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

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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

Bowling

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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

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Posted 10/18/2016 07:47 PM

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Posted 1/24/2017 08:45 PM

Margaretville girls down RCS; fall in close game vs. Kortright

Host Margaretville posted a 36-21 win over Roxbury in girls’ hoop action on January 11. The Blue Devils used a strong defense to limit RCS to single-digit scoring in every quarter. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 05:51 PM

Rockets down WAJ; Rams top Devils

Roxbury was a 79-56 winner over visiting Windham in boys’ basketball play on January 12. The Rockets jumped to a blistering start, building a 29-12 lead after one period. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 05:51 PM

MCS Lady Blue Devils down RCS, WAJ in girls’ league basketball games

Margaretville earned a 49-27 girls’ basketball victory at Roxbury on January 4.  Up by four points at halftime, the Blue Devils came on strong after the intermission, out-scoring RCS, 33-15.  More...

Posted 1/10/2017 08:53 PM

Blue Devils win two boys’ hoop games

Margaretville tops Downsville, J-Hawks; Rockets fall to SCS

Margaretville was a 47-21 boys’ basketball winner over the host team in the January 7 consolation game in the Downsville Holiday Tournament.  More...

Posted 1/10/2017 08:53 PM

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Posted 1/3/2017 09:11 PM

SK boys roll past Roxbury; Blue Devils down Windham

Host South Kortright had too much firepower and raced past visiting Roxbury, 89-37, in boys’ hoop action on December 21.  The Rams came out of the gates with a relentless attack and built a 29-3 lead after one quarter. More...

Posted 12/27/2016 11:47 PM

RCS, Devils add more wins in boys’ basketball contests

Both clubs take two in week’s hoop play

Roxbury raised its record to 3-0 with a 73-52 boys’ basketball victory at Gilboa on December 15. More...

Posted 12/20/2016 11:48 PM

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Posted 12/20/2016 11:48 PM

Blue Devil girls third in tournament

Host Margaretville earned a third-place finish in the MCS Holiday Tournament with a 28- 13 decision over Frankly in girls’ basketball on Saturday.  Neither team hit double-digits in any quarter, but the Blue Devils steadily increased an ea More...

Posted 12/13/2016 08:37 PM

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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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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

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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

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