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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Sports > Running

Runners for the Turtle Trot 10k in Kenoza Lake.

Turtle Trot: Over 100 runners and walkers join fight against catastrophic illnesses

By Sarah ClarkKENOZA LAKE -- Runners gathered early Saturday morning in Kenoza Lake for the annual Turtle Trot 5K and 10K. The family friendly event allows anyone of different athletic abilities to participate in the race.
“I have been getting a lot of help from my family. I would never be able to do it without them,” Turtle Trot Organizer April Rutledge said. She created the race in memory of her father, Doug Ackermann, who passed away in 2010, and her cousin, Brenna Darling who passed away in 2014, who both died of cancer. After her cousin passed away, Rutledge was inspired to create the Turtle Trot, which helps families struck with catastrophic illnesses.
“I am trying to help out another family with the struggle and the [financial] burden,” Rutledge stated.
This year, the race had over 100 participants from around the county and surrounding areas. The 10K first place winner was Rob Roach, the 5K first place winner was Ayden Gann, and the first place winner for the walk was Karen Ufret.
After the race, Gann said, “It's fun, it's a really nice community run.” Ayden and his father James ran in the 5K and this is their fourth year racing in the Turtle Trot. Gann won the 10K last more

In Other Sports News

Hot team wins Pete DeVantier Tourney

140 golfers teed off on Saturday, July 13 at Tennanah Lake Golf and Country Club for the 2nd Annual Pete DeVantier Foundation Golf Tourney. The winning team - at 13 under par - was, from the left, Troy Parucki , Paul Stock , Tim Clark and Timmy Clark. The stellar foursome played some excellent golf ... read more

Semenetz seizes Sigel for 1st PA State Title

HAVERTOWN, PA. - Leading up to the 16th R. Jay Sigel Amateur Match Play Championship, Sean Semenetz didn't spend his days on the golf course practicing for the event.
Instead, he was in Ocean City, N.J., relaxing on a vacation over the long holiday weekend with his girlfriend.
A few days of ... read more

SC Board of Realtors Golf Tournament to be held on July 19

SWAN LAKE - The Sullivan County Board of Realtors will be holding their Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, July 19, at the Swan Lake Golf Course. The tournament will be done in 4 person scramble format. Registration for the tournament will begin at 9 a.m. with a tee off time of 10 a.m and lunch at ... read more

Boars Head Warriors defeat Dominicks

MONGAUP VALLEY -- The Boars Head Warriors entered Tuesday night's Sullivan County Women's Softball League ‘B' Division action with a 10-2 record before squaring off against Dominicks, who held a record of 8-5. The game only lasted three innings, with the Warriors outscoring their opposition by 20 ... read more

5K and Open House brings Smallwood community together

SMALLWOOD -- The Smallwood-Mongaup Fire Department held their 17th annual Fighting Fires 5K run and walk on Sunday, July 7, in remembrance of fire department and lady auxiliary members that have passed away. The donations raised during the event will go towards the building fund to help with the ... read more

Charlie's Angels and Mt. Bear Crafts face off in ‘A' division contest

SWAN LAKE -- There is definitely a youth movement in the Sullivan County Women's Softball league as was evident Tuesday night at the Swan Lake Fire Department field which hosted two A-Division teams fighting it out for second place.
The Mt. Bear Crafts (Bat Girls Club) team fielded a team that ... read more

Summer leagues excite on the diamond

SULLIVAN COUNTY -- It's summertime and what that means is the 2019 season of the Sullivan County Women's Softball League, which plays games in Neversink, Mongaup Valley and White Sulphur Springs, as well as the Sullivan County Slo-Pitch League, which plays at the Rock Hill Fire Department's Frog ... read more

DYC River Run adds two new events

CALLICOON -- When Avianna Winglovitz runs the Delaware Youth Center's River Race this year, she'll be nearly 10,000 miles away from Callicoon.
Winglovitz is a college student and will be in Australia during the annual fundraiser for the Callicoon non-profit.
But running the race is ... read more

2019 Baseball, Softball and Golf All-Stars announced!

SULLIVAN COUNTY -- Congrats to all athletes and coaches for another amazing academic sports year. For the seniors moving on to their next chapter, best of luck. To returning athletes, we'll see you at events this summer and back on the field/court in the fall.
Concluding our spring all-star ... read more

BCANY Section 9 Golden Outing

MONROE - The BCANY Section 9 Basketball Summer Hoops Fest Golf Outing will be held on Tuesday, July 16 at the Mansion Ridge Golf Course in Monroe. The outing will begin with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.
Cost is $110.00 per person, fee includes golf, lunch, prizes and a gift. This event is for ... read more

2019 Outdoor Track and Field All-Stars

SULLIVAN COUNTY -- Another spectacular track and field season has passed us by, creating lifelong memories for athletes, coaches, their families and friends.
Athletes competed on sunny days, rainy days and even saw some heavy snowflakes at the Jessica Fingers Invitational in ... read more

Johnson sisters succeeding on and off the track

MONTICELLO -- Former Monticello Panthers' standout runners Sydney and Camryn Johnson have been running track and cross country at Siena College.
This year the sisters, both juniors, helped their cross country team place fourth in the National Catholic School Championships at Norte Dame ... read more

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