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Megan Brockner, whose mom Michele was one of the run's chief organizers, had young cousin Jaelyn Brockner hot on her heels as she approached the finish line.

Powder power!

Annual SW run benefits SADD chapter

By Jeanne SagerLAKE HUNTINGTON - Some 50 runners came out to help raise money for the Sullivan West SADD chapter, and get coated in colorful powder at the group's annual powder fun run and walk on June 17. Participants began the 5K in pristine white shirts at the starting line just outside the high school school's driveway and ended back in front of the Lake Huntington facility coated in all colors of the rainbow.

Top 10 overall
1. Scott Pisall 19:06.30
2. Evan Herbert 20:55.98
3. Bryce Maopolski 21:40.59
4. Jason Gaebel 23:27.51
5. Reece Maopolski 23:55.92
6. Alex Unser 24:25.94
7. Austin Nystrom 25:49.62
8. Ella Herbert 27:10.61
9. Beret Nearing 27:24.69
10. Dominic Plescia 28:16.64

In Other Sports News

Jeff Bank named Diamond Sponsor of Forestburgh 5K Run/Walk

JEFFERSONVILLE — The Diamond Sponsor of the 11th Annual Forestburgh 5K Run/Walk was recently announced.
George Kinne, Jr., President and CEO of Jeff Bank handed a check to Janice Valentino, Director of Marketing and Development for Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, helping the race get ... read more

Spring All-Stars Part One

SULLIVAN COUNTY - With the summer sports and 2016-17 academic year having come to a close over the weekend, here is part one of our Sullivan County Democrat Spring All-Star selections - highlighting boys and girls golf, boys' tennis and softball selections!
Our outdoor track & field and ... read more

A car show for a cause

BETHEL - Although the shade offered little reprieve from the heat, the high temperatures didn't deter a substantial crowd of friends and family from showing their support at the Jared B. Santillo Memorial Car Show on June 11. The tarmac at the Bethel Motor Speedway was lined with an impressively ... read more

T-V holds first Color Run

GRAHAMSVILLE - Tri-Valley's first ever Color Run on June 10 was a success and organizers are hoping this is the first of many color runs.
Organized by the Parent Teachers Organization (PTO), the Character In Action (CIA) team and the seventh and eighth grade Student Council the event held on a ... read more

R4 runs through Rock Hill

ROCK HILL - The Rhulen Rock Hill Run & Ramble (R4) commemorated 25 years last Saturday, as 807 runners and walkers were off to the races.
The R4 benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the Trevor Loughlin Foundation, which issues grants to patients battling blood cancer and other acute ... read more

SW celebrates exemplary season and senior excellence at Spring Sports Awards

LAKE HUNTINGTON- Halcyon days: That's how the spring of 2017 will be remembered by Sullivan West athletes, their families, coaches, and the community for the unprecedented success of the school's teams as well as some of its elite athletes who excelled on the biggest of stages. Referencing a season ... read more

SW's Mullally finishes 13th in 400 hurdles at New Balance Nationals

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Sullivan West Bulldog Michael Mullally continued his meteoric rise to stardom by finishing 13th among 32 contenders in the boys 400 intermediate hurdle championships at the New Balance Nationals in Greensboro, N.C. this past weekend, with a time of 54.09.
Mullally was second ... read more

Golf tourney raises over $40,000

LOCH SHELDRAKE - The New Hope Community Foundation held its annual Wallace Berkowitz Golf Tournament on May 22, raising more than $40,000 in net proceeds to benefit individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities supported by New Hope Community. The event hosted more than 112 golfers ... read more

County track legends among first inductees into Friends of Section IX T & F Hall of Fame

MIDDLETOWN- When it comes to any human endeavor, while there are many who may excel in their efforts, there are always a few whose accomplishments are beyond the pale. Their extraordinary feats are not just the subject of newspaper headlines but endure as milestones that are catalogued, referenced ... read more

Manor, Liberty and Roscoe celebrate athletes at annual athletic award ceremonies

SULLIVAN COUNTY - Liberty (June 7), Livingston Manor (June 6) and Roscoe (June 8) recently held their respective annual athletic awards. A list of varsity winners is as follows...

Livingston Manor
Male Athlete of the Year
Dylan Smith (Sr.)

Female Athlete of the Year
Lindsey ... read more

Tri-Valley honors athletes

GRAHAMSVILLE - Tri-Valley Central School Athletic Director Jason Closs in his opening address at the Athletic Awards Banquet June 8 held in the high school second floor gymnasium told the large assembly of student athletes, parents and friends, "We are here to celebrate the hard work of our ... read more

Inaugural season a success for trap shooting team

MONTICELLO - The Monticello High School Trap Team wrapped up their inaugural season in the New York State High School Clay Target League on May 31.
“Being the first school in our region - and one of only 20 schools in all of NYS - we should all be proud of what we have accomplished,” Head Coach ... read more

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In Sports Columns

Sportsman Outdoors


The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission is trying to raise more license fishing revenue by encouraging more people to take up the sport of fishing. Although the details are still being worked out, the commission will launch First Catch, a recreational fishing and boating-led program aimed at more

Further Review

Are Tour caddies really that important?

After winning the Travelers Championship with a spectacular hole-out from the bunker on the first playoff hole, Jordan Spieth gave a lot of credit to his caddie, Michael Geller. In fact, he said this was Geller's finest tournament ever. Spieth specifically noted that Geller kept him positive more

Golfing Highlights

Golfers like mulligans and Par-3 Challenge

Have you ever played the game of golf using tennis balls or putting on a green with the hole surrounded by a toilet bowl seat?
If not, you missed the most unique fun-filled par-3 Fun Tournament ever staged in Sullivan County and it all took place several years ago at the Roscoe Twin Village more

Bowling Highlights

Ball reps are professional consultants

Professional bowlers have a great amount of respect for their “ball reps” who follow them from tour stop to tour stop offering highly technical advice on what ball or balls works best of the condition the PBA members are shooting on.
Since I previously covered a number of the PBA tour stops on 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, April 14
College Baseball
Westchester CC @ SCCC, 3:30pm (doubleheader)

Monday, April 17
Tuxedo @ LM, 1:30pm
SW @ S.S. Seward, 4pm
Eldred @ Monticello, 4pm
Liberty @ Burke, 4:15pm

Liberty @ Goshen, more

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