Sports

Andes serves up a tennis ace; USTA pro loves coaching

By John Bernhardt

For Mark Birman the spring of 2008 has been a tennis homecoming of sorts. Birman, a United States Tennis Association (USTA) professional in the over-40 age category, learned to play tennis on the courts in Fleischmann beginning in the summer of 1971. This spring, Birman has returned to those courts as coach of the Andes Central School’s upstart tennis program.


RCS tennis team earns win, tie in league competition

The Roxbury Rockets tennis team hosted the visiting Wildcats of Charlotte Valley on April 29 in a match that Roxbury won 4-3. Top-seeded players Christian Schor (Roxbury) and Ray Beams (Davenport) battled to a 9-9 tie, which Beams won in a tie-breaker.


Hot streak has RCS boys aiming for baseball title

By John Bernhardt

Don’t look now, but that’s the Roxbury Rockets stampeding hard behind the South Kortright Rams.  After a handful of early season nonleague losses, Roxbury seemed like an afterthought in the evolving Delaware League baseball race.  Yet, two league victories last week, including an impressive 5-2 win over Hunter-Tannersville, leave the Rockets breathing down SK’s neck, one game behind the Rams in the Mountain Division chase.


Margaretville teams hit their strides on baseball, softball diamonds

 

It’s been many years since both the Margaretville softball and baseball teams entered the final weeks of the season with a shot at winning their respective Mountain Division titles.  With the season winding down, both teams have legitimate chances to play for the Delaware League title.


MCS tennis team clinches league crown

 

The Margaretville Central School varsity tennis team finished its regular season with two wins and won the Delaware League with a 9-2 record overall.


Hunter-Tannersville tennis squad downs Rockets

 

The Roxbury Rockets tennis team hosted the Wildcats of Hunter-Tannersville in the last match of the regular season on Thursday, from which Hunter emerged with a 5-2 victory.


Roxbury’s Hubbard squashes Stamford with bat and arm in Delaware baseball; MCS wins

By John Bernhardt
Pitching a no-hitter and hitting for the cycle are two of the rarest feats in baseball. Roxbury senior Steven Hubbard nearly realized both in Delaware League baseball last week. Even more impressive, Hubbard’s feats came in the same game, a 9-0 Rocket win over Stamford on Friday.


Margaretville baseball club improves to 7-1

By John Bernhardt

Margaretville rolls
The Margaretville boys’ baseball team is on a roll. A three-game sweep last week boosted the Blue Devils overall record to 7-1. Margaretville is 3-0 in Delaware League play.


MCS splits tennis matches; ties for league's top position

The Margaretville Blue Devils’ tennis team split matches with rival Hunter-Tannersville 3-4 and 4-3 last week to finish the week tied for first in the Delaware League with Hunter-Tannersville. Both teams are 5-1.


Teams at Margaretville Bowl rolled in Catskill Mtn. Tourney

Spring welcomed three annual tournaments to the lanes at Margaretville Bowl.
Teams from Walton and Margaretville competed in the Catskill Mountain Bowling Association Tournament over the first two weekends in April.


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