In Other Sports News
Indians handle Comets, earn the season sweep
LIBERTY - While the second Section IX Class B division matchup between Liberty (11-6, 4-1 OCIAA) and Fallsburg (6-12, 1-5 OCIAA) on Thursday didn't need two overtimes like their first matchup on January 20, the game once again remained competitive until the end.
When the clock hit zero, the ...
Lady Bulldogs earn trip to postseason
in emotional win over T-V
GRAHAMSVILLE - Sports competition can be a powerfully evocative, emotional experience, and waves of emotions took over the Section IX Class C league basketball game between the Tri-Valley Lady Bears and Sullivan West last Thursday when two of T-V's leading players suffered game ending knee injuries ...
29th Annual Ice Fishing Contest a success
HURLEYVILLE - The conditions couldn't have been more perfect as several people came out to Morningside Park in Hurleyville to compete and have a good time at the Hurleyville Fire Department and Town of Fallsburg Youth Commission's 29th Annual Ice Fishing Contest on Saturday.
“Today is probably ...
Liberty Elks Youth Ice Fishing Contest is a family tradition
SWAN LAKE - The Liberty Elks Lodge #1545 has sponsored a Youth Ice Fishing Contest since 1976. On February 4, Swan Lake was swarming with children and their parents or guardians participating in the Elks 41st contest. Rosy cheeks testified to the record breaking cold, and each child hoped to catch ...
Monticello summons superb effort in Senior Night win over Highland
MONTICELLO - When it comes to the standard of evaluating a team's performance, effort, heart and resilience are the things that matter the most. Needless to say, winning is always uplifting and so when the aforementioned attributes lead to victory, players and their coaches revel in the feeling ...
T-V beats Eldred on Senior Night
GRAHAMSVILLE - Letting opponents stay in the game, again plagued the Tri-Valley boys basketball team Tuesday night, but the Bears won three of the four quarters against Eldred to record a 65-51 non-league win on Senior Night.
Tri-Valley coach Kevin Delaney strongly noted, "We do let up here ...
Sullivan Sports Review 02.17
High School sports
Eldred 51, Webutuck 26
The Lady Yellowjackets (7-7, 1-2 OCIAA) dominated Webutuck in a 51-26 non-league win at home Tuesday night.
Statistical leaders for Eldred were Jordan Lepes and Alaina Gaughan, scoring 18 and 10 points respectively.
Fallsburg/Tri-Valley's Pavese wins Section IX title
HUNTER - Alpine skiers competed at the Section IX Championships on Tuesday at Hunter Mountain. A skier's best scores from their two Giant Slalom (GS) runs and their two Slaloms made up their overall result at sectionals.
For girls, Fallsburg/Tri-Valley's Taylor Pavese won the Section IX ...
Sullivan County first in bear takes for 2016
NEW YORK STATE - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), released their 2016 Bear Harvest Results earlier this month.
Of all the counties in New York State, Sullivan County had the most bear takes with 177. Neighboring Delaware (149) and Ulster (137) counties had the ...
Generals win fifth straight
LOCH SHELDRAKE - The Generals (19-5, 5-1 conference) hosted Kingsborough Community College on Saturday, winning 88-62. The win was SUNY Sullivan's fifth straight.
The Lady Generals (20-1, 4-0 conference) are on a 12 game winning streak.
Both teams will be in action on Thursday as the ...
In Sports Columns
Matt Corrado wins Coyote Contest
The Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs of Sullivan County held their 10th annual statewide three-day Coyote Contest this past weekend. 644 hunters were registered in the hunt and a record take of 85 coyotes. Coyotes weighed in on Friday 27, Saturday 46 and Sunday 12 for a total of 56 males and 29 ...read more
Sullivan West football merger has yet to be approved
I need to clarify an inaccurate report that appeared in another newspaper a few weeks ago. In that article, it inferred that the football merger between Sullivan West and Roscoe/Livingston Manor/Downsville was a done deal. That is not true. As it stands now, an application to combine schools has ...read more
Thunderstorms and lightning on the golf course
While golfing last week a thunderstorm and lighting hit the area and I was amazed by the fact that some golfers tried to stay out on the course until finally warned to get off the course by one of the employees.
When thunderstorms and lightning interrupt your golf game you should heed golf ...read more
Belmonte wins Barbasol Championship
Three-time Professional Bowlers Association Player of the Year Jason Belmonte of Australia captured his seventh major title and ended a two-year streak without a Tour win by winning the Barbasol PBA Players Championship last Sunday at Wayne Webb' Columbus Bowl.
In a championship match between ...read more
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
Tuesday, February 21
Chapel Field @ Eldred, 4:30pm*
S.S. Seward @ T-V, 6:30pm
Liberty @ Chester, 7pm*
SW @ Rhinebeck, 4:45pm
Roscoe/LM @ Eldred,6pm*
Liberty @ Goshen, 6pm
Washingtonville @ Monticello, ...read more