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Friday, August 7, 2020

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Several of the members of the Tennanah Lake Golf Course Thursday Men's league include, standing from left, Bryce Reimer, Troy Parucki, Dave Calkin, Andy Bury and Kurt Selbert. Kneeling left to right, Director of Golf Hunter Flynn, Bret Reimer, Kurt Buddenhagen and Craig Schumacker.

Tennanah Lake Thurs. Men's League offers great competition

By Ed TownsendThe Tennanah Lake Golf Course Thursday Men's league has been in existence for over 20 years and presently is host to 14 teams.
Director of Golf at this facility is Hunter Flynn and he also is the league manager.
Golfers are playing in a shortened 15-week season this year and the first week of the league championships will begin on September 10.
The league alternates each week between the front and back nine holes.
This year's championship round will consist of the eight top teams.
The Tennanah Lake golf facility sits on some 1,000 acres and is the highest point in Sullivan County.
Last year's league champions were Tom Roseo and Collin Tallman.
The 14-team members this year include Ryan Edwards and Justin Bowers, Pete Johnson and Gary Cassevah, Dan DeVantier and Pat Mershon, Bret Reimer and Bryce Reimer, Frank McGreevy and Nick Estabrook, Jason Nogin and Ben Giordano, Jim Walsh and Bob Simpson, Collin Tallman and Tom Roseo, Terry Wolcott and Paul Stock, Fred Tucker and Bill Hass, Kurt Selbert and Andy Bury, Joey Bowers and Kevin Green, Craig Schumacker and Dave Calkin and Kurt Buddenhagen and Troy Parucki.

Ed's Outlook
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In Other Sports News

Bragging rights from Victory Lane

BETHEL -- Last weekend, more great racing took place at Bethel Motor Speedway.
Winners were as follows ...

Bandolero: Monika Deckelman

Bandits East: Kaden Rogers

Legends: Alex McCollum

602 Sportsman: Jamie Yannone

Street Stock: Kyle Welsch

Prostock: ... read more


Ahart remembered by friends and family

ROSCOE -- Family, friends and the Roscoe community gathered on a somber Thursday morning at the athletic field that “Coach” Fred Ahart paced the sidelines of for 51 years to celebrate the life of a man who had made the town his own.
The field was so crowded that there could have been a football ... read more


Semenetz-Winski take 39th Democrat

CALLICOON -- Usually when referring to ‘comeback kids' in sports, you're talking about the underdogs. But that isn't always the case.
The team of Sean Semenetz and Joe Winski are no underdogs.
However, when trailing in both of their matches on championship Sunday, the duo dug deep to get the ... read more


Tournament Directors had big role in ‘Democrat's' success

CALLICOON - Villa Roma Director of Golf Matthew Kleiner and retired Jeff-Y Athletic Director Paul Zintel have made the Sullivan County Democrat Two-Man Better Ball Golf Tourney what it is today.
These two gentlemen are the only Tournament Directors that the 39-year-old tourney has ever known and ... read more


39th Democrat tees off

CALLICOON - Things are really starting to heat up at the Villa Roma Country Club in Callicoon in preparation for this weekend's Sullivan County Democrat Two-Man Better Ball Golf Tournament.
On Wednesday night, two players who are playing this weekend - Brian Starr and Peter Selthafner - both ... read more


Democrat golf predictions

Here are my predictions:

3 to 1 -- Semenetz /Winski: Perennial favorites and should be. Last year got beat down in semi finals. Motivation will not be a factor.

4 to 1 -- Hommel/ Kleeschulte: Defending champ Hommel picks up new partner Scott Kleeschulte. Very good team and will ... read more


United Way of Pike County cancels 14th annual golf tournament

PIKE COUNTY, PA - After careful consideration and discussion, due to COVID-19 and current dining guidelines, the Board of Directors of the United Way of Pike County have canceled the 14th Annual Golf Classic Tournament at the Woodloch Springs Country Club in Hawley, PA originally scheduled for ... read more


WMH Golf Tournament - golf without dinner

HONESDALE, PA - The 14th annual Harry Kiesendahl Memorial Golf Tournament will take place as planned on Monday, August 10, but with changes.
Due to Governor Wolf's rollback of occupancy rates for indoor dining from 50% to 25%, Woodloch Resorts has regretfully told Wayne Memorial that it will ... read more


Legendary coach Fred Ahart passes away at 73

ROSCOE -- The term coach is thrown around a lot in sports. Athletes often have many of them. But for the students he taught and coached for over 50 years at the Roscoe Central School District, there was only one “Coach,” and his name was Fred Ahart.
The legendary coach passed away late last ... read more


Tri-Valley's Jacob Yager commits to the Bonnies

GRAHAMSVILLE -- Three major factors -- his size, his mound presence and his bat speed, have won 16-year-old Tri-Valley Senior pitcher/third baseman Jacob Yager a place following high school graduation on the Division I St. Bonaventure University baseball team.
He will turn 17 on August 7. ... read more


Local ADs react to fall season changes

SULLIVAN COUNTY -- Athletic directors across the state have been carefully keeping up with the news regarding COVID-19 and making sure their programs are keeping kids engaged as everyone waits to see if high school athletics will happen this fall.
Last week, Officers of the New York State ... read more


2020 Neversink horseshoe league scores

1. Marty Hoffman 24
2. Dave Garber 22
3. Drew Botsford 20
4. Al Horvath 19
5. Shawn Huebsch 19
6. Jack Nolan 18
7. John Kassay 18
8. Emery Horvath 18
9. Mike Beiling 17
10. Albert Demarmels 15
11. Andrew Yager 15
12. Mike Sheeley 14
13. Russ Turner 14
14. Joe ... read more


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Sportsman Outdoors

Online hunter education courses!

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced that online hunter education courses will continue to be available throughout the summer and that an online bowhunting course option has been added.
The hunter education course went online earlier this year to give new ...read 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 ...read more


Golfing Highlights

Swan Lake Wed. Men's League gets down to ‘business'

The Swan Lake Wednesday Men's league at one time was named the Jeffersonville Business league and has been operating as far back as the 80's.
League administrator Bob Menges noted that the league has been played at three different courses, the Villa Roma, Sullivan County Golf & Country Club and ...read more


Streamside

The Light Cahill, and Thanks to William Chandler

We are still dealing with in the Dog Days of Summer. Last week, although temperatures were warm, river levels were above the average flow all week; this past week through Sunday, August 2, the Beaverkill was not only warm (water temps ranging in the 70s up to 80 degrees Fahrenheit) but had dropped ...read more


Bowling Highlights

So far, Fox Bowling Center's Tournament is not cancelled

Bill Gleim, owner and operator of the Fox Bowling Center in Hancock in a Facebook statement dated March 17 issued a positive statement noting that, “The bowling center is closed for now” and that their 68th annual men's women's and mixed handicap tournament “is not cancelled and we will reassess ...read 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 ...read more



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