TRR photos by Ted Waddell

In control: First-year general manager and track boss Paul DeGracia rules Bethel Motor Speedway.

Down in the pits

[This is the third and final part of our multi-part series on the Bethel Motor Speedway.]

WHITE LAKE, NY — It takes a real team to put a racecar across the finish line.

Contributed photo by Chris Meegan

The team of Patrick Brennan and Aaron Crescenti won for the second year running.

Brennan/Crescenti Repeat as Winners of Empire State Performance Rally

NARROWSBURG, NY — For the second year running, the Irish/American duo of Patrick Brennan and Aaron Crescenti (Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 10) were the overall winners of the Empire State Performance Rally (“ESPR”).  Gerard Coffey/Andrew Browne (Subaru Impreza RS) placed second, 4-1/2 minutes behind, but well ahead of Dennis Romero/Jose Maria Rodriguez

Head’s up: Sullivan West’s Alex Unser heads the ball as Monticello’s Richardo Colotla defends.

Panthers nip Bulldogs 10-2

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — It’s never a good omen when turkey vultures circle over the home field.

On Monday October 2, the Sullivan West Bulldogs (0-2 league, 1-8 overall) took on the visiting Panthers of Monticello (1-2 league, 7-3 overall) in a non-league boys’ varsity soccer match.

TRR photos by Ted Waddell

American Pride: Sean Verwys of East Stroudsburg, PA shows his colors at Bethel Motor Speedway in the 10th annual LegendStock. 

A race to the checkered flag

WHITE LAKE, NY — On August 25 to 26, 2017, the Bethel Motor Speedway (BMS) hosted the 20th annual ZMAX Bandolero Nationals and the 10th annual LegendStock races at the historic quarter-mile oval asphalt track, just a few miles as the crow flies from the site of the 1969 Aquarian Exposition.

TRR photos by Ted Waddell

Emoji: Before the game, Sullivan West’s 1st year soccer coach Kai Murray shows his squad what his reaction would be with a Bulldog’s goal.

Eldred booters win first game of the season

JEFFERSONVILLE, NY — It was a “Dog Day Afternoon” for the home team.

On Tuesday afternoon September 19, under glorious blue skies and balmy weather, the visiting Eldred Yellow Jackets boys' soccer squad squared off against the Bulldogs of Sullivan West (1-5).

TRR photos by Ted Waddell
“The First Lady of Fly Fishing”: Joan Wulff poses in the Wulff Gallery beneath a large-scale model of “The Yellow Bird,” Lee Wulff’s Piper Super.

The Imitation Game

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Some folks say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, while others claim it’s a thing intended to simulate or copy something else.

TRR photo by Ted Waddell

Eleven on eleven: Roscoe’s starting QB Collin Hauschild vs. his opposite number on the Eldred team, John Goodell

Roscoe dominates Eldred 35-6

ELDRED, NY — Friday’s night game under the lights was a bit like the Battle of Thermopylae.

You just knew that the massive Persian army was going to win, and the 300 Spartans, along with a handful of Thespians and Thebans, were going to lose.

Going down fighting until the end.



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