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Monday, September 16, 2019

Sports > High School

Fallsburg's Jamie Rein looks pleased with her first-place finish in 26:33.

Happy trails; smiling winners: Sullivan West boys, Fallsburg girls prevail 15-50 in X-C gambit

By Richard A. RossLAKE HUNTINGTON—Mother Nature can be a friend or foe to cross-country harriers. In the early fall sometimes runners are beset by blistering heat, humidity and swarms of mosquitos. That was the case lst year when Sullivan West had its first home meet with O'Neill. But this time out it was cool with a light breeze and the bugs were notably absent.
Sullivan West dominated the boys' race with Bryce Maopolski and his brother Reece taking first and second in 19:09 and 20:46 respectively. Karl Swanson was third in 23:13. Fallsburg's Michael Batista was the top Comet runner. His fourth-place finish of 24:19 was impressive. Then came Bulldogs Jackson Rittenhouse (25:37) and Dom Plesccia (25:38). Rounding out the race were Fallsburg's Josie Galeas in seventh (27:24, SW's Alex Haberli in eighth (27:24 and Fallsburg's Daniel Milow in ninth (27:26).
Fallsburg's girls' team has grown significantly. Jamie Rein took first in 26:33 followed by Comet teammate Rose Shokralla( (32:47). Sullivan West's Rose Murphy (33:36) and Cheyenne Decker (26:20) were third and fourth. Fallsburg captured places 5-11 as follows: 5. Bintou Darboe 41:29; 6. Fatoumatta Darboe (41:28); 7. Raven-Sky Shokralla more

In Other Sports News

Jamie Yannone wins two in a row in Sportsman

WHITE LAKE ­­-- This past Saturday found perfect skies and temperatures as Bethel Motor Speedway presented ‘First Responder Night' sponsored by Whelen Engineering. The Point Championship battles are heating up as the NASCAR Whelen All-American weekly series was in full effect with all of its ... read more

Skills and thrills: Seward Spartans deploy great skills against energetic Westies

JEFFERSONVILLE—Isaac Newton had it right when it comes to the issue of clash of opposing forces. His first law of motion states, “Every object in a state of uniform motion will remain in that state of motion unless an external force acts on it.” For Sullivan West featuring size, strength and grit ... read more

White lightning: Lady Spartans shut out young SW in league fray

LAKE HUNTINGTON—From year to year the division girls soccer rivalry between Sullivan West and S.S. Seward is always a keen one. Last year the Lady Westies beat Seward down on their cornfield in the regular season and then shut them out in the Section IX semifinals. But with the graduation of so ... read more

Pigskin Preview Week 2: A chance to build

SULLIVAN COUNTY - After week one, teams can get a better idea on what they need to work on in order to have an even better result the following week.
Here's a quick look at this weekend's action!

Tonight's contests
Liberty at Chester, 7pm
What could easily be considered ... read more

Lady Panthers beat Port Jervis, 3-2

MONTICELLO -- The Lady Panthers won a hard fought five-set league volleyball contest against Port Jervis, 3-2, on Wednesday. Monticello (2-2, 1-1 OCIAA) took the win with set scores: 18-25, 25-22, 17-25, 25-21, 25-18.
Leading the way for the Lady Monties was Emily LaRuffa with 19 digs and 15 ... read more

Harriers compete at Bear Mt.

BEAR MOUNTAIN — County harriers recently competed at Bear Mountain for the North Rockland Red Raider Run. Monticello and Tri-Valley were the only county teams present.
Monticello's Steve Bello (16:04), Brandon Mancroni (16:30) and Evan Waterton (16:43) had the best finishes among county boys, ... read more

Roscoe defeated in season opener

ROSCOE -- The Blue Devils, a combination of Roscoe, Livingston Manor and Downsville players, opened their 8-man football season Saturday afternoon against Onteora. Onteora set the pace early, scoring on their opening drive and mixing rushing and passing plays to keep the Devils unbalanced. The home ... read more

Power outage: SW dominates early but runs out of gas vs. Pawling

LAKE HUNTINGTON—Talent, skill, size and energy: Those assets were on display by the Sullivan West Bulldogs in the early going of their home opening grid fray against the Pawling Tigers.
After keeping Pawling at bay the entire first quarter, during which the Bulldogs amassed significant ground ... read more

T-V beats Dover via Costa fumble recovery, Streimer TD

DOVER PLAINS—What a difference a year makes. On Saturday, Tri-Valley and Dover matched up for their season opener for the second straight year. But unlike the 2018 Bears' 50-0 trouncing of the Dragons, this 34-26 Bears' win was a punch-counterpunch, high drama battle with each team's defense ... read more

Hunting season: Indians take down Ganders

LIBERTY -- The Liberty Indians dominated Saturday's season opener against the Rondout Valley Ganders. Liberty jumped out to a 21-0 first quarter lead before outscoring the visitors 27-20 in the remaining three quarters to win 48-20.
Liberty senior Kymanni Dennis had a huge game on the ground, ... read more

22nd Catskill Mountains Jeep Jamboree

MONTICELLO - Jeep Jamboree USA presents the 22nd Catskill Mountains Jeep Jamboree, an annual off-road weekend of adventure that brings the outdoors, down-to-earth people, and their Jeep 4x4s together. Find Jeep enthusiasts, and the bold style and capabilities of the Jeep brand, in a unique setting ... read more

Ferocious Dawgs: SW goes on tear to defeat T-V, 11-0

JEFFERSONVILLE—Who let the Dawgs out? It was Sullivan West Coach Kai Murray whose aggressive system implemented by a cohesive, talented and highly motivated squad ran roughshod over Tri-Valley, 11-0, in the season opener, an OCIAA Division V fray.
After tying the Bears 2-2 in the August 31 ... read more

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In Sports Columns

Sportsman Outdoors

Youth Expo this Saturday!

The Kay Danchak Memorial Youth Outdoor Expo will be held on Saturday, September 14 at the Grahamsville Fairgrounds in Grahamsville. This is a free event for all children 5-15 yrs of age accompanied by an adult.
Registration starts at 12:30 PM and activities start at 1 PM. A free lunch will be more

Further Review

Penalty, not pass calls doom Army

The obvious play Army football fans are belaboring is the pass that resulted in an interception deep in Michigan territory late in the third quarter Saturday. Yes, it was a questionable call given that the offense had run the ball almost exclusively to that point. But it was third down and the 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



Early September continues to provide cool evenings and warm sunny days - much to our surprise, our furnace came on a couple of times thanks to several nights of temperatures in the 40s. Water temperatures over the past week reflect the same; the Beaverkill at Cooks Falls registered from a high of more

Bowling Highlights

PBA50 Tour season begins

The 2019 PBA50 Tour season got underway April 14-17 when a full field of 160 players ages 50 and older competed in the Johnny Petraglia BVL Open presented by Lucas Magazine and Brunswick at Maple Countryside Lanes in Clearwater, Florida.
The season's first major championship, the PBA50 National 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, September 13

High School


Dover @ Fallsburg, 6:30 pm

Liberty @ Chester, 7 pm

Monti @ Wallkill, 7 pm

Boys Soccer

Monti @ Chester, 4 pm

Liberty @ Fallsburg, 4:15 pm

Onteora @ Tri-Valley, 4:15 pm

Girls more

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