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 07:49 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 09:32 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 09:20 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 10:09 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 10:09 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 08:03 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 09:14 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 09:09 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 09:09 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 08:31 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 08:56 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 07:20 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 07:20 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 07:20 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 08:45 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 07:01 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 05:36 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 05:36 PM

Margaretville fields baseball team; learning the game is next hurdle

On the diamond learning is key for young squad

In one respect, the Margaret- ville baseball team has already recorded a notable victory. The Blue Devils will be fielding a baseball team this spring.  More...

Posted 3/29/2016 07:40 PM

Andes native Mariah Ruff helps St. Bonaventure into NCAA tourney

Sophomore was among leaders for Div. 1 school

When Mariah Ruff threaded a pass through Oklahoma State’s full court pressing defense to find Miranda Drummond cutting for a lay-up late in the opening round of the Dallas Regional of the NCAA Division I Wom- en’s Basketball Tournament, basketball fa More...

Posted 3/22/2016 09:16 PM

Haynes a steady leader at MCS

He was the lone senior on the Margaretville Central School basketball team this winter, a steadying force, someone you could count on. Harrison Haynes will be sorely missed next year.  More...

Posted 3/22/2016 09:16 PM

Bowling

Organization League 2/23/16 W LZ Painting 34 6 Reliable Tent 25 15 ROCKO 23.5 16.5 Marg. Bowl 22.5 17.5 Water Guy 20 20Erickson Auto. 17 23H. Fairbairn 15 25BYE 3 37 High Individual Game More...

Posted 3/15/2016 06:31 PM

Dream season ends for SK Rams in state quarterfinals

Furious late rally falls short for team as season ends

Oriskany proved a bit too tough for South Kortright and stopped the Rams, 70-61, in Saturday’s quarterfinal round of the State Class D Basketball Tournament. More...

Posted 3/8/2016 10:13 PM

Delaware League Final Standings 2015-16

Upper Delaware League Varsity Boys' Basketball  *Stamford 11-2 18-6 Davenport 9-4 10-10 WAJ 6-7 10-9 HTC 5-8 7-11 Margaretville 4-9 7-11  Upper Delaware League Varsity Girls' Basketball   More...

Posted 3/8/2016 10:13 PM

Super Season Ends

POSITION BATTLE — SK's Brett Post (22) battles for position with Oriskany's Kyle Liddy during play in Saturday's Class D State Quarterfinal match. More...

Posted 3/8/2016 10:13 PM

Rocky Wilson earns place in Section IV Hall of Fame

MCS soccer whiz helped build school into a powerhouse

Former Margaretville Central School multi-sport star Rocky Wilson was posthumously inducted into the Section IV Hall of Fame in a ceremony Saturday at the Holiday Inn in Binghamton.  Rocky, who starred at MCS from 1977-80, was one of two former More...

Posted 3/1/2016 06:38 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 07:49 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 09:20 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 10:09 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 10:09 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 08:03 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 09:14 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 09:09 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 09:09 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 08:31 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 08:31 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 08:56 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 07:20 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 08:45 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 07:00 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 05:36 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 05:36 PM

RCS, MCS making pitch for big softball seasons

The Roxbury girls’ softball team returns a strong mix of players from last year’s club that won the Delaware Mountain League and the Crossover Championship.  The RCS club finished the 2015 season with a 15-2 mark, falling to Hancock More...

Posted 3/29/2016 07:40 PM

Bowling

Organization League3/22/16 W LZ Painting 41 7ROCKO 30.5 17.5Reliable Tent 30 18Marg. Bowl 26.5 21.5H. Fairbairn 22 26Water Guy 20 28Erickson Auto. 19 29BYE 3 45 More...

Posted 3/29/2016 07:41 PM

Bowling

Margaretville Women’s 3/18/16  W L J&M Lawncare 50 30 Frank’s Septic 47 33 Flour Patch 46 34 MJ Clockmakers 40 40 Morgan’s Metal 38 42 The Caboose 34.5 45.5 MTC Cable 31 49 Phoen More...

Posted 3/22/2016 09:16 PM

Jr. Golf program again offered at Shephard Hills

Roxbury — Catskill Mountains Junior Golf is once again offering a junior golf program at two locations in 2016. More...

Posted 3/15/2016 06:31 PM

‘Trout Tales’ sure to hook many on romance of fly fishing

Spillian will host March 26 program on special sport

Trout Tales 2016, a Fly-Fishing Celebration, where stories of, “the one that got away” will be featured, kicks off the fishing season in the Catskills on Saturday, March 26 at Spillian in Fleischmanns. More...

Posted 3/8/2016 10:13 PM

Delaware hoop, skiing All-Stars named

The Delaware League has an- nounced its all-star teams for the 2015-’16 winter sports’ season. Earning all-star recognition in boys’ basketball are: More...

Posted 3/8/2016 10:13 PM

Bowling

Margaretville Women’s  3/3/16  W L J&M Lawncare 47 25 Flour Patch 43 29 Frank’s Septic 43 29 Morgan’s Metal 36 36 MJ Clockmakers 34 38 The Caboose 29.5 42.5 MTC Cable 28 44 Phoen More...

Posted 3/8/2016 10:13 PM

South Kortright boys cruise to Section IV championship

Delaware League champs romp past Stamford in finals

Unbeaten South Kortright rolled to a Section IV, Class D boys’ basketball title with 71-33 victory of Stamford in Saturday’s finals at Oneonta.  The Rams continued their rampage through the tournament and quickly put the game out of More...

Posted 3/1/2016 06:38 PM