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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Sports > High School

Liberty's Austin Smith breaks a tackle and picks up a big gain against Chester in Week 2. The Indians begin league play on Saturday, hosting James I. O'Neill.

Pigskin Preview Week 4: Time to play your best football

By Joseph AbrahamSULLIVAN COUNTY - With all teams having either started or beginning league play this week, it's time for teams to start playing their best football as the stakes rise with each week. Here's a look at this weekend's slate of games...


Tonight's action
Eight-Man
Pawling at SW, 7pm
In a battle of 1-1 teams, the Bulldogs host the Tigers under the lights this evening. Pawling got off to a hot start by blowing out Fallsburg, 55-0, followed by a 20-point loss at Pine Plains last week.
Sullivan West will look to bounce back from a loss to Roscoe.

Eldred at Pine Plains, 7pm
The Yellowjackets (0-2) have a tough test in front of them tonight, facing the undefeated Bombers in Pine Plains, which is quite the drive for any Sullivan County school.
The Bombers (2-0) scored 34 points in both games this season. The Yellowjackets defense will need to avoid a shootout to pull off the upset.

Saturday's slate
O'Neill at Liberty, 1:30pm
In what is easily the most intriguing matchup of the weekend, the Liberty Indians (1-2) face off against division rival James I. O'Neill. The Raiders have had Liberty's number in the regular season the past few seasons, ...read more





In Other Sports News

Maopolski takes Harvest 5K

JEFFERSONVILLE ­- The Harvest 5K was recently put on by Track the Bulldogs Booster Club. The race raised money to support the Sullivan West cross country and track and field program.
Here are the top 10 runners and walkers!

5K run
1. Bryce Maopolski 18:47.9
2. Evan Herbert ... read more


Fallsburg Comets take two!

Story and Photo
BY JOSEPH ABRAHAM

Fallsburg - The Comets (4-2) had a nice week, knocking off Cincinnatus and Eldred on Monday and Tuesday respectively. On Monday, Jonathan Lagos and Kevin Manjarrez had two goals apiece for the Comets in the 4-2 win.
Against Eldred, they'd win 8-2. ... read more


Sullivan County Friends of the NRA hold annual fundraiser

ROCK HILL - Supporters of America's constitutional right to “keep and bear arms” recently gathered at the Sullivan County Friends of the NRA's 15th Annual Freedom and Fundraising Event at the Sullivan Hotel in Rock Hill. The evening's agenda included dinner, special drawings; the famed “Wall of ... read more


Tough loss

Sullivan West senior Josephine Martinez scores the first goal of the game. She had two goals in the Lady Bulldogs' 4-3 division loss to rival S.S. Seward.


T-V's Keegan Streimer racks up six TD's in Bears' victory over Eldred

ELDRED- The mark of an elite team is its ability to downplay wins and focus on what still needs work. For the 2-0 Tri-Valley Bears, propelled to a 45-15 eight-man football win over 0-2 Eldred on Friday via six touchdowns from sophomore phenom quarterback Keegan Streimer, the long view is a third ... read more


Two-Minute Drill Week 3: Goose egg: Indians, Panthers held scoreless

SULLIVAN COUNTY - Some days you just don't have it, and everything your opponent seems to do works like a charm. That's a short way to sum up the home losses suffered by Liberty (1-2) and Monticello (0-3, 0-2 OCIAA) on Saturday.
For Monticello, they hosted a red hot Goshen team which led 37-0 ... read more


Lady Bears defeat Eldred in OT

GRAHAMSVILLE - Those in attendance at Eldred and Tri-Valley's varsity girls soccer game on Friday afternoon were not disappointed. Both teams competed hard, and the game could not be decided in regulation. In the end, Tri-Valley earned the hard-fought 3-2 win.
The Lady Bears (2-3, 0-1 OCIAA) had ... read more


Devil of a comeback: Erick Hill scores five times, leads Roscoe past SW

ROSCOE - The Roscoe-Downsville-Livingston Manor Blue Devils and Sullivan West Bulldogs squared off on Saturday, in the Devils' home opener, and the first matchup between the two teams since their merger last season. It looked like it was going to be the Bulldogs game, but a second half surge by ... read more


Lady Bulldogs marshal impressive 4-1 division win over T-V

GRAHAMSVILLE - When it comes to epic matches on the pitch between the ladies of Tri-Valley and Sullivan West, particularly those staged in Grahamsville, you can count on two things: a hard-fought memorable battle… and rain. Indeed only two days shy of the anniversary of last year's momentous ... read more


Fallsburg boys best Manor

FALLSBURG - The Fallsburg boys and girls cross country teams hosted Livingston Manor on Tuesday afternoon. The girls meet wasn't scored, but the Fallsburg boys pulled off the 15-50 win. Full results are as follows...
Boys
1. Shawn Leszczynski: 24:09 (F)
2. James Link: 26:00 (LM)
3. ... read more


T-V boy harriers edge SW in early season league encounter

GRAHAMSVILLE - Far from the hue and cry of other sports' legions of cheering fans, cross-country runners evince their often unheralded heroics racing up and down daunting hills and winding through wooded trails in all kinds of weather. For year-round distance runners this is where it all begins, ... read more


Henry bros score five-of-six Liberty goals in dominant win over Fallsburg

LIBERTY - “We've been waiting for this moment our whole lives,” Liberty senior Vincent Henry said of finally getting a chance to play with his brother Liam, a freshman. The Henry boys scored five-of-six Liberty goals in their impressive 6-1 win over league rival Fallsburg on Tuesday afternoon. ... read more


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In Sports Columns

Sportsman Outdoors

Federation News!

The Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs of Sullivan County recently met at the White Lake Firehouse on Route 17B for their September monthly meeting. Guests in attendance were Annie Rabbitt, Republican candidate for the NYS Senate and retired DEC Officers Carl and Deming Lindsley.
Annie Rabbitt is ...read more


Further Review

Interference is interfering with football

It's hard to watch college and pro football undermined and possibly ruined by one call that is dictating the result of way too many games. I'm talking about defensive pass interference or illegal contact. It blatantly intervened again in the Auburn-LSU game on Saturday night as LSU was able to move ...read more


Golfing Highlights

Bowers Jr. is new Superintendent at Traditions

Thirty-eight year-old James Bowers Jr. of Roscoe is the new golf course superintendent at the Traditions At The Glenn 4-star 18-hole championship golf course in Johnson City near Binghamton.
Named to that position this year Bowers has previously worked as the general manager, golf course ...read more


Bowling Highlights

Bowling on the big stage

Kiamesha Lanes league bowlers Pedro Agapito III and Charles Tuttle took their amateur careers into the Professional Bowlers Association arena during the week of April 16 and learned why professional bowlers do what they do.
“The tournament was tough....mostly a mental grind and the shot to me ...read more


Raceway Wrap

Lohmeyer winning the race against time

When Eddie Lohmeyer was a youngster, he always knew he wanted a career in harness racing. At age 12, he worked with his uncle, Al Manzi (Catello's father) who at that time trained horses at the fabled Good Time Park in Goshen. Every chance he had, Lohmeyer would go to a training or racing facility ...read more



In Sports Calendar

Sports Calendar

Friday, October 13
High School
Girls Tennis
OCIAA @ NFA, Matchpoint Ctr.,
Fallsburg, Liberty, Monticello, Tri Valley, 9 am
Boys Soccer
Monticello @ Goshen, 4 pm
Sull West @ Fallsburg, 4:15 pm
Girls Soccer
O'Neill @ Liberty, 4:30 pm
Sull West @ S.S. Seward, 4:30 ...read more


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