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Friday, October 19, 2018

Sports > High School

Eldred's Lenae Kelty kicks the ball by T-V keeper Heather Winters for her second goal of the night. She netted five in the 40-minute shortened game as Eldred defeated Tri-Valley 6-0.

Two ships passing in the night

Eldred downs T-V in shortened game as Lenae Kelty nets five goals

By Richard RossELDRED - On a very chilly night on a muddy, rain-soaked field, host Eldred and Tri-Valley went at it for 40 minutes before officials declared, “enough!” By that time Eldred had already amassed a 6-0 lead on its Senior Recognition Night improving to 9-3 and dispatching Tri-Valley to its season finish at 3-9-1.
While Eldred sets sail for regional play having won Section IX Class D by default, Tri-Valley heads to port, its season over and its players already thinking about winter sports.
For Eldred seniors Kelsey Morgan, Taylor McNeill, Hannah Jennings, Hunter Finck, Hailee Kolvenbach and Mickaela Gulla, this was a fun night to close out the regular season. Eldred won the Section IX Class D title as Livingston Manor failed to qualify. It marks the sixth consecutive year that the Lady Yellowjackets are Section IX champions. They will play a regional game on November 3 against an opponent yet to be named. Lenae Kelty was on fire, netting five of the sixth goals with the last one coming on a kick from 40 yards out. That was a stunner. It was the most goals Kelty has scored in any game in her career.
Hailee Kolvenbach netted the other goal off a rebound from a penalty kick ...read more





In Other Sports News

Panthers prep for sectionals

MONTICELLO - The word family is thrown around often when discussing successful sports teams. And family is exactly how the Monticello Lady Panthers (9-6, 4-4 OCIAA) can be described. They defeated S.S. Seward in straight sets (25-10, 25-13, 25-13) on Tuesday, are back in sectionals following a win ... read more


SW recognizes senior harriers as Dawgs edge Manor in X-C

LAKE HUNTINGTON - Like evanescent shadows disappearing along the trails in the woods of autumn, cross-country runners often go unseen in the bright light of headlines and notoriety afforded to individuals and teams of other fall sports. But that never seems to matter to them. They are too busy ... read more


T-V shines on muddy pitch to bar Sullivan West from sectionals

Tri-Valley 4
Sullivan West 0

LAKE HUNTINGTON- In this topsy-turvy world where even Mother Nature can't seem to make up her mind which season it is, the bizarre has often become the commonplace. Normally Bears hibernate in winter and awaken in spring but the Tri-Valley Bears boys soccer ... read more


Soccer sectionals, gridiron action set for the coming days

SULLIVAN COUNTY ­- The fall sports season is getting excited as football seasons are coming to a close and Section IX soccer playoffs beginning tomorrow for six Sullivan County teams. Here's what's on deck!

On the pitch
Boys soccer
In Class B, both Fallsburg and Liberty qualified for ... read more


2018 Van Etten champs!

Tuesday was a great night for the Monticello Panthers, not only because they honored their seniors, but also because the Robert Van Etten Boys Soccer Tournament was finally concluded and with them winning the trophy! They defeated Eldred 5-2. The Yellowjackets bounced back the next night to defeat ... read more


Seniors Celebrate End of Softball Season

The Tavern On Main in Jeffersonville hosted the Sullivan County Senior Softball Team on October 11th for their annual banquet. Over 40 members and guests gathered for good food, memories, stories, laughs and camaradarie. The team was organized in 1990 and has been playing continuously for 29 years. ... read more


Pulling even: SW reaches .500 with dominant victory over Fallsburg

LAKE HUNTINGTON - For the love of the game and even with their playoff hopes shattered by last week's devastating late-game loss to Tri-Valley, the Sullivan West Bulldogs played with zeal and authority in their 41-12 win over Fallsburg on a muddy field under the lights. The victory evened the ... read more


T-V downs previously unbeaten Pine Plains Bombers

GRAHAMSVILLE- For all of their potential to wreak devastation, bombers are vulnerable to intense anti-aircraft fire from the ground that can fill the sky with flak. The sneak attack on Pearl Harbor notwithstanding, advance defensive preparations, proper placement of weaponry and stalwart, brave ... read more


Vintage run shows off area's beauty

BETHEL - The Vintage Run Half Marathon & 5K, which is held annually at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, but organized by Race Director Myriam Loor, celebrated another successful chapter this past weekend.
Here's a look at the day's top 10 finishers per event...

5K Run/Walk
Top ... read more


Two-Minute Drill Week 7: Tigers maul Blue Devils, 48-6

PAWLING - The Roscoe/Downsville/Livingston Manor Blue Devils traveled to Pawling on Saturday, where they were defeated by the Tigers 48-6. The lone Blue Devils score came off of a 70-yard kickoff return by Peter Pagan at the end of the second quarter, sending the two teams to halftime with a score ... read more


Lena Episalla sails to success at Harvard!

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Monticello graduate Lena Episalla recently earned New England Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (NEISA) Coed Sailors of the Week honors, along with teammate Eli Burnes.
Episalla is currently a senior at Harvard University and has been on the varsity sailing team for four ... read more


Lady Indians battle O'Neill

LIBERTY - It is always great when rivals collide, and in Class B girls soccer, that's been the case with Liberty and James I. O'Neill's varsity girls soccer teams the past few seasons, with the Lady Indians finally knocking them off for the first time in several years at a home game last fall. ... read more


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Sportsman Outdoors

Hunting in Pennsylvania!

If you are going to hunt this year in Pennsylvania, here are some important rules and regulations you must follow: Hunting with a firearm is not permitted within 150 yards of an occupied structure, school, farm building or playground unless prior permission is obtained from the building's ...read more


Further Review

Giants are running from history

Don't get me wrong Saquon Barkley is a beast of a running back, undoubtedly the best in the draft and likely to pile up all kinds of yards for the New York Giants. He could be like Barry Sanders, LaDainian Tomlinson, even Gale Sayers and be considered one of the best ever. But that's why Giant ...read more


Golfing Highlights

Bowers Jr. is new Superintendent at Traditions

Thirty-eight year-old James Bowers Jr. of Roscoe is the new golf course superintendent at the Traditions At The Glenn 4-star 18-hole championship golf course in Johnson City near Binghamton.
Named to that position this year Bowers has previously worked as the general manager, golf course ...read more


Bowling Highlights

A major transition for bowling

Bowling has undergone a major transition.
Whereas league bowling used to generate about 70 percent of a bowling center's business, due to societal and lifestyle changes, it now generates only about 40 percent of overall bowling business.
During the 1997-98 year, the United States Bowling ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read more


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