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Tuesday, January 21, 2020


To the rack! Case LeRoy drives through the Roscoe defenders in transition to add to the Livingston Manor lead.

Manor dominates rival Roscoe

By Anthony MorganoLIVINGSTON MANOR -- The Roscoe Blue Devils and Livingston Manor Wildcats met for the first time since last year's Section 9 Championship game on Tuesday, and the contest turned out to be relatively one-sided. The Wildcats outscored the Blue Devils in all four quarters, and were led by Case LeRoy's 16 points, defeating their division rivals by a final score of 57-29.
After being outscored 13-3 in the first quarter, the Blue Devils were able to add nine more in the second quarter, but the Wildcats held off the visiting team's advances by increasing their score by 11 in the period.
Livingston Manor started slow in the third quarter, but their comfortable lead cushioned the short-lived Roscoe comeback, before ending the quarter on a 10-2 run to continue to increase their lead.
In the final quarter Livingston Manor outscored the Blue Devils by 10, and the Wildcats closed out the night with a league win.
“We knew Roscoe was going to play hard,” Livingston Manor Coach Adam Larson said. “Our big men had a great game tonight and they are only getting better. I'm happy with our approach and effort.”
“You have to give Manor credit for the way they came out and executed,” Blue more

In Other Sports News

Accelerating the pace: Runners, jumpers and throwers turn it up a notch as big meets loom

LOCH SHELDRAKE -- What will be on display at the Division, OCIAA, Sectionals and State Qualifier meets will be a product of every workout and race to that point. And so the developmental meets at the Paul Gerry Fieldhouse at Sullivan County Community College are part of that preparation.
While ... read more

Seventh grade linemen shows skills in Miami

LIBERTY -- Most football fans and players will probably never get the opportunity to play on a National Football League field. By the end of April, 12-year-old Liberty seventh grader Andrew McPhillips will be able to say he played on two.
His recent performance as a lineman at a football camp ... read more


Liberty's Nasir Gibbs (pictured) puts a shot up over Fallsburg's David Parsons. Gibbs scored 10 points in Liberty's 56-44 win over division rival Fallsburg on Tuesday night. With the win, the Indians sweep the season series with the Comets. Kymanni Dennis led Liberty in scoring with 15 points, ... read more

Reminder to coaches

SULLIVAN COUNTY -- To all county varsity coaches, please send game results to or
Failure to do so may result in them being unintentionally omitted.

High School
Girls Basketball
Tri-Valley 42, O'Neill 22
The Lady Bears soundly beat the ... read more

Sullivan County Long Beards - NYS Award Banquet 2020

SYRACUSE - This past weekend, six members at the Sullivan County Long Beards (SCLB) Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) traveled to Syracuse for our Annual Leadership meeting and awards banquet. Most of the day on Saturday was spent attending informational meetings and breakout ... read more

Tri-Valley edges Fallsburg, 50-46

GRAHAMSVILLE -- Lead changes and clutch foul shooting were the storylines in the Tri-Valley-Fallsburg boys game won by the Bears 50-46 Friday night in Grahamsville.
The Comets (2-5, 0-3 OCIAA) took control of the game in the first quarter racing out to a 11-2 lead before Tri-Valley's Austin ... read more

On track: Indoor action heats up at West Point and Suffern Invitational

WEST POINT AND SUFFERN -- It's January and while the air is warm in the early part of this week, we all know it will be freezing again erelong. Regardless of the temperature outside, indoors it's rising steadily with the heated efforts of Sullivan County's runners, jumpers and throwers marshaling ... read more

Manor girls take down Eldred in a close one

LIVINGSTON MANOR -- When Eldred and Livingston Manor's varsity girls basketball teams face one another, you can always expect them to put on a show. This was evident last season when both teams met in the Manor and it took two OTs to determine a winner. The Lady Wildcats came away with a ... read more

Halftime adjustments pay dividends for Lady Indians

Liberty 61
Fallsburg 37

LIBERTY — Holding a mere 24-21 lead at the half, it didn't seem likely that the Liberty Lady Indians would defeat their county rival Fallsburg by the same number of points they scored in the first 16 minutes of play. But they did.
Halftime adjustments by ... read more

Short-handed Eldred takes league fray with Roscoe

ROSCOE -- The short-handed Eldred Yellowjackets had their work cut out for them as they visited the Roscoe Blue Devils for a league matchup on Tuesday night. The game kicked off with a sluggish start for both offenses, but Eldred was able to capitalize on more opportunities throughout the game and ... read more

Eastern States returns to SUNY Sullivan

LOCH SHELDRAKE -- One of the most prestigious high school wrestling tournaments in the Northeast and Tri-State area -- the Eastern States Wrestling Classic -- will add another chapter to its storied history today and tomorrow at SUNY Sullivan's Paul Gerry Fieldhouse.
This year's tourney features ... read more

Lady Bears defeat Monticello, 54-34

GRAHAMSVILLE -- The Class C Tri-Valley Lady Bears pushed their overall season record to 4-1 Monday night in Grahamsville with an easy 20-point 54-34 win over the Class A Monticello Panthers.
Tri-Valley coach Gary Ter Bush in commenting about the win said, “I saw them playing together the best ... read more

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In Sports Columns

Sportsman Outdoors

Deer Feeding!

I have been getting many calls from Sullivan County residents asking about the new worded DEC regulation about feeding deer. The regulation states that there will be “no-intentional” feeding of deer in New York State, effective immediately.
This new DEC worded regulation may be very difficult more

Further Review

It's time for a final rhyme

Please don't think I'm pulling a sudden escape like the Baltimore Colts did 35 years ago when they fled to Indianapolis in the middle of the night. But this will be my last Further Review column. After 10 years, more than 500 columns and 350,000 words, I'm turning out the lights. I always said to more

Golfing Highlights

Bowers Jr. is new superintendent at Oneonta Country Club

Thirty-nine year-old James Bowers Jr. of Roscoe is the new golf course superintendent at the Oneonta Country Club, the area's premier golf course in nearby Oneonta NY.
Named to that position this year Bowers has previously worked as the general manager, golf course superintendent and assistant more


DEC proposes controversial new regs on trout fishing in NYS

Last Monday evening we attended a public meeting at Orange County Community College in Newburgh presented by DEC Region 3, in conjunction with the Coldwater Fisheries Unit.
The meeting centered on the DEC's proposed new statewide regulations for trout fishing, with about 40 members of the public more

Bowling Highlights

Stevens sets house record with 877 series!

Thirty-two year-old Liberty bowler Kyle Stevens set a bowling house record at the Quinnz Pinz bowling center (formerly Middletown Lanes) in Middletown last week with an outstanding 877 series off single games of 299, 299 and 279.
The scores were recorded in the Tuesday 5 Bowler league, bowling more

Raceway Wrap

Walt Henry, Ed Dachenhausen have big nights in Bethel

WHITE LAKE -- It was ‘Music Night', sponsored by Frank Stevens Roofing, at Bethel Speedway last Saturday. The night was highlighted by the ‘Detroit Iron 35' which was a special race for the fan popular street stock division. Track Championship races also continued to gain attention as there are more

In Sports Calendar

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, January 21

High School

Boys Basketball

Rondout Valley @ Liberty, 6:30 pm

Wednesday, January 22

High School

Indoor Track

Eldred, Fallsburg, Liberty, Monti, Sull West, Tri-Valley @ SCCC Exhibition, 3:15 pm

Thursday, January more

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