LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — “Runner-up is never as good as winning,” said Eldred’s Jordan Lepes, moments after the Lady Yellowjackets lost 51-35 to the Lady Spartans of S.S. Seward during the Section IX Class D girls’ basketball championship match.
ELDRED, NY — The #1 “Rule of Bugs” is never stick your hand into a yellow jackets’ nest.
But that’s exactly what happened to the Bulldogs of Sullivan West as they tangled with the Eldred Yellowjackets on February 16 at the home team’s William “Coach” Werneke Gym, as the visitors got stung by 8 points at the final buzzer.
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — It was like watching two different games.
In the first half of the girls’ non-league varsity game of hoops on February 16, the home team Lady Bulldogs of Sullivan West went on a 17-4 rampage against the Lady Eagles of Onteora.
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — It was a real dog and cat fight.
On Saturday, February 4, the Wildcats of Livingston Manor (7-5) turned the tables on the Sullivan West Bulldogs 96-8) winning the boys’ varsity game of hoops by one point in the final seconds of the contest.
ELDRED, NY — It was Senior Recognition Night at Eldred, and a bevy of students and teachers turned out to honor the year's senior athletes and cheerleaders. TRR photographer and sports writer Ted Waddell was there to capture some of the magic moments.
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Fly Fest 2017 really reeled ‘em in, as it attracted fly tyers from as far away as the sunny climes of Daytona Beach, FL to snow-laden Callicoon, NY.
The 12th annual event was sponsored by Catskill Flies of Roscoe. It was hosted on Saturday, February 4, by the Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum (CFFCM).
LIBERTY, NY — So far for the Lady Indians, it’s been “Winless in Liberty.”
On Monday, January 30, during a home-stand girls’ varsity league basketball game against the Lady Comets of Fallsburg (10-4 overall, 4-0 division), the Lady Indians (0-10) were defeated by a whopping 40 points.
LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — How sweet it is!
The first time they squared off against each other this season, Eldred defeated the Bulldogs of Sullivan West 48-46 in the opening round of the O’Neill tourney on December 27, 2016.
ROSCOE, NY — Never mess with a bunch of stinging bugs.
The home team Lady Devils of Roscoe/Livingston Manor (4-4) decided to take a swipe at the Lady Yellow Jackets of Eldred (3-6), and got stung by 20 points (50-30) at the close of the girls’ varsity basketball game.
LIBERTY, NY — It was a game of slogans.
The visiting Lady Bears of Tri-Valley took to the court before the December 9 girls bon-league varsity basketball game against the home team Liberty Lady Indians sporting warm-ups emblazoned, “It has nothing to do with talent. It has everything to do with effort.”