Sports

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LAST-DAY BUCK — Margaretville resident Pat Davis took this nice eight-point buck on Sunday, the last day of the regular rifle big-game hunting season, while hunting in Dry Brook. The late season bow, crossbow, and muzzle-loader season for deer opened Monday and runs through Tuesday, Dec. 16. — Photo by Dick Sanford


Wildcats hold off Devils in boy's hoop play

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Alex Serdiouk of MCS goes to the basket as Davenport’s Ryan Finne defends during last Thursday’s Delaware League game on the Wildcats’ court. The home team won, 54-47. — Photos by Dick SanfordAlex Serdiouk of MCS goes to the basket as Davenport’s Ryan Finne defends during last Thursday’s Delaware League game on the Wildcats’ court. The home team won, 54-47. — Photos by Dick Sanford
By John Bernhardt
Lee Fischer’s Davenport boys’ basketball team ended the 2014 portion of last year’s basketball campaign with a Section IV championship. Fischer’s Wildcats sent notice last week they may have championship credentials once again when they opened the 2014 segment of this winter’s schedule with victories over Margaretville and South Kortright.


Roxbury girls post 1-point win over Stamford

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Devin Fox of RCS tries to get past several Stamford defenders as she looks for a shot in action last Wednesday at SCS. The Rockets posted a 39-38 win. — Photos by Dick SanfordDevin Fox of RCS tries to get past several Stamford defenders as she looks for a shot in action last Wednesday at SCS. The Rockets posted a 39-38 win. — Photos by Dick Sanford
by John Bernhardt
Roxbury’s Stacey Sprague’s three-point plays come the old fashioned way. Sprague, the Rocket’s junior center patrols the real estate around the basket, so a three-point score is the result of a field goal with a foul and then a free throw.


MCS girls drop season opener to Jefferson

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UP FOR GRABS — Margaretville’s Kristena Westerfeld (left) and Jefferson’s Jessica Pochily battle for the ball during play last Wednesday in Jefferson. The Jayhawks won, 33-24.UP FOR GRABS — Margaretville’s Kristena Westerfeld (left) and Jefferson’s Jessica Pochily battle for the ball during play last Wednesday in Jefferson. The Jayhawks won, 33-24.


Bowling Scores: Dec. 10, 2014

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Better Half Mixed League 12/7/14

Pin Heads 35 21
Team Attitude 33 23
Slicksters 31 25
Komeback Kids 29 27
Team 8 29 11
JAB 27 29
Poor Craig 24 32
Flexible Team 16 40

Men’s High Game
Greg Montminy 225, Jon Ferraro 223. Alan White 211
Men’s High Series
Greg Montminy 668, Alan White 595, Alan Gavette 569
Women’s High Game
Kristena Westerfeld 180, Lela Davis 173, Kayla Gavette 168
Women’s High Series
Susan Wixon 494, Lela Davis 459, Kristena Westerfeld 457


Eagles edge RCS Rockets in boy's court action

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By John Bernhardt
The three-point shot was the poison arrow that dashed the opening-game efforts of the Roxbury boys’ basketball team in Downsville Monday night. Eight Eagle baskets from ‘down­town’ were enough for Downs­ville to hold off the visiting Rockets.


Better by the dozen

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TWELVE-POINTER — George Holz of Woodland Valley, Phoenicia harvested this trophy 12-point buck on November 20 while hunting in the Phoenicia area. —Contributed photo


Big game success for Long Island teen

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GREAT SEASON FOR YOUNG HUNTER — Steven O’Donnell, 16, of Margaretville has had a fall hunting season that would make many a veteran hunter green with envy. On October 25, Steven took a 275-pound black bear with his bow and then, on the opening day of the big-game season, he took a very nice seven-point buck with his rifle. Steven harvested both animals while hunting near Margaretville. — Contributed photos


RCS girls open season with win over Eagles

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By John Bernhardt
Roxbury coach Lisa Faraci was all smiles after her team’s basketball opener Monday night. Faraci’s Rockets came up big down the stretch of a seesaw affair, outscoring Downsville, 7-2, in the final four minutes to nail down a 44-38 victory.


Andes' girls has small hoop squad and high hopes

By John Bernhardt
It’s the smallest gymnasium in Delaware County, a bandbox from another era, and Andes Karli Tait knows all the nooks and crannies. Tait spent multiple years of a high school varsity basketball career playing in the familiar confines of the Andes gym and this winter returns as the coach of the Andes girls’ basketball team.


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