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Saturday, December 15, 2018

Sports > High School

Sullivan West's James DeAveiro was honored as one of the two Bulldog seniors on the ELS team. He recorded his 61st career victory via a win by a fall over Highland's Jake Duncan. DeAveiro is 5-0 this season with zero points against.

Bold holds: ELS defeats Monticello, almost takes down unbeaten Highland

By Richard A. RossLAKE HUNTINGTON -- What a difference a year makes. Last year when Sullivan West, a part of the combined Eldred, Liberty, Sullivan West Division II wrestling team, hosted its one and only wrestling match, none of the Bulldogs got to wrestle as Chester had no opponents in any of their corresponding weight classes. This year however with ELS going head to head with undefeated Highland, there were nearly a full compliment of matches on the docket.
At the outset of the evening Sullivan West Athletic Director Dave Franskevicz honored Sullivan West senior grapplers Nathaniel Edwards and James DeAveiro who then posed for pictures with their parents. This is Edwards' first year on wrestling. He has been on golf for four years. DeAveiro has an impressive wrestling resume that includes being a three-time county all-star, four years on varsity wrestling, 62 career wins, placing second in Section IX as a junior and third in Section IX as a sophomore. He also was a three-time county all-star in football and was chosen to the Section IX all-league team this year. In Baseball DeAveiro is a two-time county All-Star and a three-year varsity starter.
Adding to his resume DeAverio won by a more

In Other Sports News

Democrat Big Buck Contest winners impress

SULLIVAN COUNTY AND WAYNE COUNTY, PA - It was a year of “almost” for a lot of hunters, as Justin Terranova edged out Liane Danchak for first place in the 45th Annual Sullivan County Democrat Big Buck Contest.
Both deer were taken in Wayne County, Pa., only hours apart.
Danchak, who shot her ... read more

Lady Bears edge Fallsburg

Tri-Valley 53
Fallsburg 52

GRAHAMSVILLE -- Baseball great Yogi Berra is famous for saying, “It Ain't Over Till It's Over,” and this theme easily describes the final two minutes of the Tri-Valley Lady Bears-Fallsburg Comets non-league game Monday won by Tri-Valley, 53-52.
Class B ... read more

2018 Volleyball and Girls Tennis All-Stars

SULLIVAN COUNTY -- To conclude our fall sports honorees, we're excited to announce our 2018 Sullivan County Democrat Girls Tennis and Volleyball All-Stars.


Alexia Cintula (Tri-Valley)

Lauren Edwards (Mont.)

Anastasia Gessman (Mont.)

Leydi Gonzalez ... read more

Lady Comets win Spartan Invitational

FLORIDA -- The Fallsburg girls won the Spartan Invitational by defeating the hosts 57-49 last week. The Lady Comets (3-0) beat Port Jervis, and S.S. Seward beat Eldred in the opening round to earn the right to face off in the title game. Leading the way for Fallsburg in the championship contest was ... read more

Monticello bounces back in Lake Region tourney to defeat East Stroudsburg North

WALLENPAUPACK, Pa. -- In the long arc of a basketball season there are apt to be a variety of wins and losses, each unique in its own right. But one thing is for certain. Each game is a learning experience for the players and the coaches; a chance to build on what works well and to amend those ... read more

Manor girls win in varsity return

Manor 35
Monticello 28

LIVINGSTON MANOR -- The Lady Wildcats had their home opener Friday night against Monticello. The Livingston Manor Varsity girls program was revived this year after two seasons off, and they got the win at home 35-28 over Monticello. Lindsey Rau led the scoring ... read more

Marooned: SW falls in home opener vs. talented O'Neill

O'Neill 87
Sullivan West 54

LAKE HUNTINGTON -- Basketball outcomes are often a product of match ups. Each team has its unique strengths and weaknesses and depending on who their opponent is, those assets or deficits are apt to come into play. For the 0-3 Class C Sullivan West Bulldogs, ... read more

Lady Bears edge Liberty

LIBERTY -- Lady Bears Junior Victoria Swett canned five foul shots in the closing minutes that sealed the victory for Tri-Valley over Liberty, 43-36, on Thursday.
The win pushed Tri-Valley's record to 2-0, with victories over Class B schools Ellenville and Liberty.
With 2:22 remaining on the ... read more

SW's Caitlin Brockner signs with U of Maine

Gary and Michele Brockner watch as their daughter, Caitlin, signs a letter of commitment to play soccer at the University of Maine at Machias on Friday in the Sullivan West High School Library. Caitlin has been playing soccer since she was four years old and also does track at Sullivan West. She ... read more

Blue Devils compete in Margaretville

MARGARETVILLE -- The Roscoe Blue Devils and Lady Blue Devils took part in the annual Margaretville basketball tournament over the weekend. The Roscoe girls opened their season with losses to Margaretville and Gilboa. Madison Ackerly led the scoring for Roscoe with 13 points in the opening round in ... read more

Tri-Valley tops Chapel Field

Tri-Valley 56
Chapel Field 33

GRAHAMSVILLE -- Strong rebounding and the ability to move their offense inside were two of the dominant factors in Wednesday night's 56-33 victory for Tri-Valley over Chapel Field.
The opening home game for the boys varsity Bears team saw Tri-Valley's ... read more

Liberty beats Port, 60-40

LIBERTY -- The Indians (1-0) opened their season with a 60-40 victory over Class A Port Jervis on Tuesday night.
The Red Raiders jumped out to a quick lead, but the Indians battled back to tie the game at 12 at the end of the first quarter. Both teams went back and forth in the second quarter as ... read more

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Sportsman Outdoors

New Jersey bear take is down!

New Jersey's six-day bear hunting season this year was limited to private lands only, following a moratorium issued by Governor Phil Murphy, that resulted in the lowest bear harvest (139 bears) during the last eight-years in that state.
The hunt was again met with protests from animal rights more

Further Review

A playoff system without mystery or bias

This is the season for leftovers, so here are a few odds and ends from previous columns that needed some re-visiting...
The college football playoff system will always offer something to chew on because it's so biased and flawed. As it stands right now, the SEC and ACC champions are seemingly 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 more

Bowling Highlights

Kiamesha 300 bandwagon continues

Climb on the high scoring bandwagon as the scoreboard lit up another 300 game at Kiamesha Lanes during league action the past two weeks.
Fifty-seven year-old Monticello bowler Rick Lake recorded his ninth career perfect game on November 26 in the Monday Men's league using an Ebonite Gyro 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 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 more

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