Sports

Returning softball players make coaches optimistic

By Julia Green
Andes Mountaineers
For the first time in two years, Andes Central School will have a softball team. Head Coach Tamara Snyder is welcoming back a core of seniors who last played for her when they were freshmen.
Leading the Mountaineers this season will be seniors Karli Tait and Rachel Andrews, who spent the past two seasons with the Margaretville softball team. Tait, a pitcher, was an All-Delaware League selection last season.


New winners crowned in Pine Hill Arms-Belleayre Triathlon

Pine Hill — More than 100 athletes entered the 18th Pine Hill Arms-Belleayre Triathlon this past Saturday representing five states. The ski portion of the race started at the top of Belleayre Mountain and finished at the lower lodge where the biking portion began with a climb to the top of Belleayre Village.


Time Out: March 24, 2010

It was a visit to York, Pennsylvania; many years ago that introduced me to the passion many women have for baseball. My wife and I were engaged to be married and we were visiting her Aunt Rose Hollander, a retired schoolteacher, a widower, who lived alone. I had never met Aunt Rose before and was a bit nervous anticipating how I would be received.


Time Out: March 17, 2010

Sometimes if we’re not slapped in the face by the significance of an event, we take for granted the very things we most enjoy. For dye-in-the-wool Delaware County basketball fans, that has to be the case with the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III Men’s Basketball Championships held at SUNY Delhi.


Area teams score at MCS Booster Club indoor tourney

The MCS Booster Club hosted its seventh annual indoor soccer tournament at Margaretville Central School on Friday, March 12 and Saturday, March 13. The tournament featured 48 teams divided into four age groups.


2010 Delaware League All-Stars selected

The Delaware League basketball all-stars have been announced for the 2009-2010 season.


Indoor soccer tournament at MCS Friday and Saturday

Margaretville — The MCS Booster Club will host its seventh annual indoor soccer tournament at Margaretville Central School on Friday evening, March 12 and all day Saturday, March 13.
The tournament will include 48 teams divided into four age groups.


Top-seeded Davenport ends Andes' run in sectional tournament

By Julia Green
It was very nearly a Cinderella story when the 12th-seeded Andes boys trailed top-seeded Davenport by only a point with 12.5 seconds remaining in Thursday’s Section IV Class D semifinal match in Oneonta.
“I was convinced we were going to be in the game,” said Andes Head Coach John Bernhardt.


Andes boys advance to Section IV semifinal; Roxbury boys fall in opening round

By Julia Green
Andes 45, Cherry Valley 37
Mighty Ducks? Try Mighty Mountaineers.
The Andes Mountaineers advanced to the semifinal match of the Section IV Class D boys’ basketball tournament following a 45-37 victory over the host Patriots of Cherry Valley-Springfield on Monday night. The victory signaled the first trip to the semifinal for the 12th-seeded Mountaineers since 1989, according to Head Coach John Bernhardt.


Margaretville, Andes girls fall in tournament hoop action

By Julia Green
Margaretville 26, Jefferson 38
It looked as though they hadn’t seen the court in days – and in fact, they hadn’t. When the Margaretville Blue Devil girls traveled to Stamford Saturday to face the Jefferson JayHawks in the opening round of the Section IV Class D basketball tournament, it was the first time either team had picked up a basketball since meeting in the last game of the regular season on Tuesday – before upwards of three feet of snow was dumped on Delaware County.


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