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MONTICELLO, NY — More years ago than this sports scribbler will admit to, he covered numerous noteworthy events at Monticello Raceway. There were the famous “The Mighty M” … more
OBERNBERG, NY — “I thought this was going to be a goldmine,” said 86-year-old Jim Greier, who at the age of 19 approaching 20, decided he was going to strike it rich by setting up a … more
FREMONT CENTER, NY — On Sunday, June 28, 1953, a motorsports event advertised as the Sullivan County Sport Car Race wrapped up with a series of races on the local highways and rural byways of … more
HONESDALE, PA — The 2020 Honesdale High field hockey sticks made their mark in the school’s sports history book upon winning their first district championship on November 5. There, they … more
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — You’ve most likely heard by now that there’s a new Dave at the helm of Sullivan West athletics. On July 1, the district’s long-standing athletic … more
YOUNGSVILLE, NY — Teacher, coach, umpire, referee. These few consequential words define Gerald “Jerry” Davitt’s decades of involvement in local sports. After more than 60 … more
KAUNENGA LAKE, NY — If crashing cars into each other isn’t dangerous enough, there’s always the risk of fire and entrapment if things don’t go exactly as planned. With that … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — In a demolition derby, the champion is the last car running, a motorsports subculture-take on the old adage of a champion being “the last man standing.” Back … more
HONESDALE, PA — After riding motorcycles for three decades, first racing them on tracks and then in hill climbs for the last 20 years, Bill Marshall figured it was time to put the brakes on his … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — “I have a good wife who lets me do my thing,” said veteran modified driver John Cote of New Milford, CT. For the last 20 years, he has considered Bethel Motor … more
HONESDALE, PA — It was a “Jonathan Livingston Seagull” kind of afternoon. At first glance, the grassy field of play still had lingering traces of ghostly snow from a couple of … more
HONESDALE, PA — On Friday, October 23, the 28th annual Wayne-Pike Shriners Bowl Classic pitted the home team Hornets of Honesdale High against their rivals, the Buckhorns of Wallenpaupack Area … more
HONESDALE, PA — Both teams took to the gridiron looking for their first win of this pandemic-pruned season of football during the 28th Annual Wayne-Pike Shrine Bowl Classic. Welcome to the … more
HONESDALE, PA — The Honesdale Hornets cross-country squad celebrated its last homestand meet of the season by defeating the Buckhorns of Hawley’s Wallenpaupack High on Wednesday, October … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — A long-standing fantasy of this sports scribbler is to pick up a banged-up Lincoln Continental Mark V, a multi-ton heap of Detroit retro-iron, paint it matte black and add … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — What better way to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon, along with more than 1,000 motorsports fans, than watching cars crash into each other until one driver crawls out of a … more
HONESDALE, PA — On Tuesday, September 22, just before Honesdale High’s girls’ varsity soccer squad took to the field for the first time this year, the school honored its senior … more
HONESDALE, PA — No matter how you slice it, a one-to-one tie is better than a loss. Not as good as a win, but it shows you’re in the game. On Tuesday, September 22, the Lady Hornets … more
HONESDALE, PA — On Monday, September 21, the Honesdale High School (HHS) boys’ varsity soccer squad kicked off the new season by posting a 3 to 1 victory over the visiting Knights of … more
HONESDALE, PA — It was a game of the second half; all the scoring went into the record books during the final frame of the boys’ varsity soccer match between the home team Hornets of … more
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