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Five Sullivan County girls golfers advanced to day two of the Section IX Tournament. From the left, Hope Erlwein, Madison Ackerly, Jordan Kubenik, Montana Schmidt and Gabby Cohen.

Section IX Girls Golf Tournament at Apple Greens: Seven county girls compete, two headed to States

By Joseph AbrahamHIGHLAND - Seven Sullivan County varsity girls' golfers individually qualified for the Section IX Tournament, which was held at Apple Greens Golf Course in Highland on Monday and Wednesday. At the end of day one, the top 18 advanced to day two, where their scores for both days are added together, and only the top nine advance to the NYSPHSAA Girls Golf Championship at Bethpage State Park June 1-3.When the final scores were tallied, Sullivan West's Hope Erlwein and Montana Schmidt secured a trip to States.
As for the other five talented girl golfers, Sullivan West's Jordan Kubenik and Gabby Cohen, as well as Roscoe's Madison Ackerly advanced to day two, while Fallsburg's Hayley Weiner and Taylor Roseo were eliminated on day one.
The Lady Bulldogs (Erlwein, Schmidt, Jordan Kubenik and Gabby Cohen) earned the right to compete as a team for the second consecutive year and finished with a score of 382, taking second, as Goshen finished atop of the team leaderboard at 372.
On his team's success (three straight OCIAA Division III titles and all four members individually qualifying), Sullivan West Girls' Golf Coach Pat Donovan said, “They just love to play [golf].” He also more

In Other Sports News

Tri-Valley dominates S.S. Seward

FLORIDA - Dominance is the one word that comes to mind when explaining the No. 4 seeded Tri-Valley Bears' 7-2 baseball win over No. 1 seeded S.S. Seward in a Section IX Class C semifinal on Wednesday afternoon in Florida.
That dominance includes the Bears pitching, defense and timely ... read more

Benefit softball tournament slated

CALLICOON - In one of the most exciting tournaments around, the Annual Delaware Youth Center Benefit Softball Tournament is scheduled to take place June 1-3.
The cost is $200 per team (male). The tournament is double elimination, and is for a good cause. There's still team slots available. If ... read more

Mistakes plague Lady Indians in playoff loss

CHESTER - While limiting mistakes is essential to success in any sport, this is especially true in the postseason. For the No. 8 seeded Liberty Lady Indians, a number of errors proved costly in Wednesday's 11-8 Section IX Class B playoff loss to No. 9 seeded James I. O'Neill. Ten of O'Neill's runs ... read more

SW blanked by Pine Plains as seniors sadly end auspicious careers

PINE PLAINS- The expression “diamonds are forever,” is normally associated with those precious jewels that signify the lifelong bond of matrimony. But for the Sullivan West senior baseball players whose storied days on the baseball diamonds will now be relegated to the enduring memories that they ... read more

Hambletonians handle resilient Indians

LIBERTY - Heart. One of the most distinct characteristics of this year's Liberty Indians varsity softball team. Despite playing Chester tough, the Lady Hambletonians reigned supreme, winning 11-5 and finishing the season with an undefeated OCIAA Division IV record. Liberty's seven seniors - Allie ... read more

Liberty, Monticello represented at OCIAA Championships

GOSHEN - The Liberty Indians and Monticello Panthers' boys tennis teams were represented at the 2018 OCIAA Championships on Friday.
The doubles team of Raheem House and Thomas Cammerino (Monticello) earned a win in the round of 32, defeating their Goshen opponents 6-3, 7-5. They would be ... read more

County's elite track athletes excel at OCIAA Championship

WARWICK - They say that hindsight is 20-20. So it wasn't surprising that amidst the downpour that bedeviled the second day of the OCIAA Track and Field Championships that many wondered why the meet hadn't been staged in its entirety the day before when the weather was picture-perfect. Back in 2013 ... read more

A recap of the 14th Annual Donna Deppa Invitational

JEFFERSONVILLE - As promised here is a bit more on the 14th Annual Donna Deppa Track meet held at Sullivan West last week. Some of the meet highlights include the following epic wins: (See results below for times and distances). Sullivan West's Mike Mullally won the 110 and 400 hurdles; Liberty's ... read more

SW defeats Roscoe, 127-138

ROSCOE - Beautiful warm summer-like weather along with hungry May flies greeted the Sullivan West (10-2, 8-0 OCIAA) and Roscoe (5-6, 5-3 OCIAA) girls golf teams Monday at the Roscoe Twin Village Golf Club where the Lady Bulldogs remained undefeated with a 127-138 win.
Having already secured ... read more

Disabled Vets treated to a turkey shoot

CALLICOON - The Sullivan County Longbeards and the Kenny and Dan Peters families hosted disabled veterans from western New York, who've discovered Sullivan's rolling hills and peaceful valleys which are ideal habitat for wild turkeys and generous people.
The veterans were guests at Donna ... read more

T-V's Matt Ryan finishes six at OCIAA Championships

WEST POINT - In order to qualify for sectionals, Section IX boys' golfers need to finish in the top 29 at OCIAA Championships held at West Point Golf Course.
Only one Sullivan County golfer qualified for sectionals, and that was Tri-Valley's Matt Ryan, who did so with ease, finishing sixth ... read more

Eleven County track athletes compete at annual OCIAA Throwers Pentathlon

MONROE - Throwing venues are often away from the track as they require special areas defined by throwing circles and cages. As such the stalwart athletes who heave the shot put and discus at all meets as well as those who add their oomph to the javelin, weight throw and hammer throw at other meets ... read more

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Sportsman Outdoors

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The Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs of Sullivan County held their May monthly meeting at the White Lake Firehouse recently.
New DEC Conservation Officer Mike Hameline was introduced and gave a brief report of his past history, stating he has been with DEC for two years working in Staten Island. more

Further Review

Take nothing for granted

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Golfing Highlights

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Green took on the job at the beginning of the 2018 season.
He hails from East Branch and graduated from Downsville High School, more

Bowling Highlights

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“The tournament was tough....mostly a mental grind and the shot to me 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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