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Sunday, February 19, 2017

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ELS's John Goodell (in the green singlet), seen here wrestling against Chester on Senior Night earlier this month, won his first Section IX title on Monday, pinning his opponent in the 220-lb final in 25 seconds.

Bound for States

ELS' Curreri and Goodell win Section IX titles, earn trip to Albany

By Joseph AbrahamSTONY RIDGE - Several Eldred/Liberty/Sullivan West (ELS) wrestlers took to the mats at SUNY Ulster on Monday at the Section IX Division II championships.
By days end, two ELS wrestlers, Noah Curreri (160-lbs) and John Goodell (220-lbs) won Section IX titles, earning a trip to States, which will be held at the Times Union Center in Albany on February 24 and 25.
“Both had very dominant performances,” ELS Co-Coach Jim Corcoran said of Curreri and Goodell. “I am very proud of both of them. We look forward to going to the big show in Albany.”
Curreri has now won three straight Section IX titles. He defeated Red Hook's Mike Kenny in the final, winning by pinfall in 2:25. Curreri won his semifinal bout in 24 seconds.
“My goal going into the tournament was pinning every opponent, which I did,” Curreri said. “I'm looking forward to the next week of state practices, wrestling with the top guys from Division I.”
On his expectations in Albany, Curreri quickly responded, “I'm going for a state title.”
Goodell, who was a two-time Section IX place finisher, won his first ever Section IX title, earning an impressive pinfall victory in the final over Ellenville's Austin Eighmey more

In Other Sports News

29th Annual Ice Fishing Contest a success

HURLEYVILLE - The conditions couldn't have been more perfect as several people came out to Morningside Park in Hurleyville to compete and have a good time at the Hurleyville Fire Department and Town of Fallsburg Youth Commission's 29th Annual Ice Fishing Contest on Saturday.
“Today is probably ... read more

Liberty Elks Youth Ice Fishing Contest is a family tradition

SWAN LAKE - The Liberty Elks Lodge #1545 has sponsored a Youth Ice Fishing Contest since 1976. On February 4, Swan Lake was swarming with children and their parents or guardians participating in the Elks 41st contest. Rosy cheeks testified to the record breaking cold, and each child hoped to catch ... read more

Monticello summons superb effort in Senior Night win over Highland

MONTICELLO - When it comes to the standard of evaluating a team's performance, effort, heart and resilience are the things that matter the most. Needless to say, winning is always uplifting and so when the aforementioned attributes lead to victory, players and their coaches revel in the feeling ... read more

T-V beats Eldred on Senior Night

GRAHAMSVILLE - Letting opponents stay in the game, again plagued the Tri-Valley boys basketball team Tuesday night, but the Bears won three of the four quarters against Eldred to record a 65-51 non-league win on Senior Night.
Tri-Valley coach Kevin Delaney strongly noted, "We do let up here ... read more

Sullivan Sports Review 02.17

High School sports
Girls Basketball
Eldred 51, Webutuck 26
The Lady Yellowjackets (7-7, 1-2 OCIAA) dominated Webutuck in a 51-26 non-league win at home Tuesday night.
Statistical leaders for Eldred were Jordan Lepes and Alaina Gaughan, scoring 18 and 10 points respectively.

SW ... read more

Fallsburg/Tri-Valley's Pavese wins Section IX title

HUNTER - Alpine skiers competed at the Section IX Championships on Tuesday at Hunter Mountain. A skier's best scores from their two Giant Slalom (GS) runs and their two Slaloms made up their overall result at sectionals.
For girls, Fallsburg/Tri-Valley's Taylor Pavese won the Section IX ... read more

Sullivan County first in bear takes for 2016

NEW YORK STATE - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), released their 2016 Bear Harvest Results earlier this month.
Of all the counties in New York State, Sullivan County had the most bear takes with 177. Neighboring Delaware (149) and Ulster (137) counties had the ... read more

Generals win fifth straight

LOCH SHELDRAKE - The Generals (19-5, 5-1 conference) hosted Kingsborough Community College on Saturday, winning 88-62. The win was SUNY Sullivan's fifth straight.
The Lady Generals (20-1, 4-0 conference) are on a 12 game winning streak.
Both teams will be in action on Thursday as the ... read more

SW loss to Roscoe means Sectional bid hinges on league win over T-V

LAKE HUNTINGTON - Cinderella waited with baited breath to find out if an invitation to the ball was in the cards. Such late season uncertainty became the fate of the Sullivan West boys basketball team following their disappointing 64-51 non-league loss on Friday to Roscoe, on Senior Night no less. ... read more

SW boys finish second to New Paltz; Lady Bulldogs earn third in Section IX ‘B' indoor track championships

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WEST POINT - As the Section IX ‘B' championships on Saturday came down to the last events, namely the 4x400 and 4x200 relays as well as the boys triple jump, Sullivan West (SW) still held on to hopes of winning the boys title and there was even ... read more

SW boys lose big to Seward; need to beat T-V or run the table to make the Dance

LAKE HUNTINGTON- Losing a non-league game to the 12-3 Class D S.S. Seward Spartans was hardly unexpected. Nor would anyone have been surprised by the score, 61-34. For Sullivan West (7-9, 0-1 OCIAA), the season really hinges on the games yet to come, most significantly on February 13 in their home ... read more

Fallsburg/TV's Pavese takes first at Belleayre meet

HIGHMOUNT - Several local alpine ski teams took to Belleayre Mountain to participate in two races on Monday.
The Tri-Valley boys took first in the second race, while Monticello finished first in both girls races.
The county's only individual first place finisher was Fallsburg/T-V girls' ... read more

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In Sports Columns

Sportsman Outdoors

Matt Corrado wins Coyote Contest

The Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs of Sullivan County held their 10th annual statewide three-day Coyote Contest this past weekend. 644 hunters were registered in the hunt and a record take of 85 coyotes. Coyotes weighed in on Friday 27, Saturday 46 and Sunday 12 for a total of 56 males and 29 more

Further Review

The NHL is missing the point

I don't follow hockey other than to go to a Binghamton Senators' game every year. As for the NHL, I couldn't tell you anything - I think the Rangers are doing pretty well, but that's about all I know. Just never got into the sport or the way it's played at the NHL level - with all the “enforcing” more

Golfing Highlights

Thunderstorms and lightning on the golf course

While golfing last week a thunderstorm and lighting hit the area and I was amazed by the fact that some golfers tried to stay out on the course until finally warned to get off the course by one of the employees.
When thunderstorms and lightning interrupt your golf game you should heed golf more

Bowling Highlights

Belmonte wins Barbasol Championship

Three-time Professional Bowlers Association Player of the Year Jason Belmonte of Australia captured his seventh major title and ended a two-year streak without a Tour win by winning the Barbasol PBA Players Championship last Sunday at Wayne Webb' Columbus Bowl.
In a championship match between 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, February 3
Boys Basketball
Roscoe vs T-V, 4pm (at SUNY Sullivan)
Chapel Field @ Eldred, 5pm*
Monticello vs Liberty, 7:30pm (at SUNY Sullivan)

Girls Basketball
Roscoe/LM vs SW, 5:45pm (at SUNY Sullivan)
Fallsburg @ O'Neill, 6:30pm*
Monticello @ Warwick, more

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