Blue Devils off to fast track

The boys’ varsity basketball team at Margaretville is off to an impressive start this season with a close win in their first game and a dominant performance in their second. The Blue Devils first game of the season was on November 28, away against a tough Gilbertsville-Mt. Upton (G-MU) team who came out strong. G-MU out-rebounded Margaretville early on which […]

Lady Blue Devils look to make strides with new coach

The varsity girls’ basketball team at Margaretville is poised for another exciting season of hoops as new coach Kim Balcom-Smith guides the squad. Balcom-Smith will rely heavily on senior captains Kayla Petry and Ithamar Silva to lead the relatively small team of nine players. “Heart of the team” “The heart of the team is our team captains both seniors Kayla […]

Blue Devils are an“open book” says coach

Blue Devils are an “open book” says coach There are high hopes and plenty of questions to be answered about the boys’ varsity basketball team at Margaretville as the squad features only two returning players. Senior Curtis Roberts and junior Billy Miller are the only two players with varsity experience going into the 2018- 2019 season, and head coach John […]

Didyk takes 6 pointer

Mike Didyk of Carle Place and Margaretville took this 6 pointer the second day of the gun season on property in Margaretville. Didyk has been hunting for 14 years using riffles, bows and muffle loaders. He was hunting with his father when the deer appeared at the edge of a small field and he took the 80-yard shot. The deer […]

Winter is here

Skiers are enjoying early season skiing at Belleayre thanks to early winter storms and cold weather for snowmaking. Plattekill Mountain is scheduled to open December 8th. Photo by Joan Lawrence-Bauer You must be a subscriber to access this content! Please login below or Subscribe today!

Munro wins national coaching honors

Delaware County native Robb Munro was named United States College Athletic Association (USCAA) Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year and four of his runners earned national praise after National Championships earlier this month. Along with capturing a program best third-place finish, Seniors Tristen Bowker (Walton, NY/ Delaware Academy) and Elise McIntyre (Red Creek, NY/Red Creek), along with sophomores Arielle […]

RCS basketball teams optimistic about season ahead

The Roxbury girls’ basketball team will return a solid core of players, but the team is dominated by underclassmen, with only one senior on the roster. “We are looking forward to starting, although we are a young team,” stated Coach Lisa Faraci. She added, “We are hoping that, despite our youth, we are going to be quicker this year and […]

Bowling leagues in full swing at Margaretville’s Arkbowl and Barbeque

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Steiglehner featured in tennis magazine

Teen with local ties, nationally ranked

By Joan Lawrence-Bauer Nicholas Steiglehner, grandson of Ernie and Janet Steiglehner of Arkville, earned the Junior Player Spotlight in NY Tennis Magazine’s September/October issue. The freshman at Friends Seminary High School in Manhattan, trains at the John McEnroe Tennis Academy and at Roosevelt Island Racquet Club. As an eighth grader last year, he played in the first singles spot on […]


It’s been a great hunting season for Halcott Center couple Danielle and Eric Fronckowiak. Danielle above, bagged a buck on Saturday and Eric below, got his on Sunday. Eric also got a bear and a moose earlier this year. Contributed photos. You must be a subscriber to access this content! Please login below or Subscribe today!

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