TRR photos by Ted Waddell

Intensity plus! Spartans pitcher Jason Harty hurled the entire game.

Eldred squeaks by Spartans to gain sectional slot

ELDRED, NY — Some folks say the game of swats is pretty simple, in that it boils down to three key elements:“throw the ball, hit the ball, catch the ball.”

But in reality it’s a whole lot more, as the game is an ever-changing contest of strategy fueled by the hopes and dreams of the “Boys of Summer.”

Tagged at the plate! Liberty’s Joe Decker attempts to elude a tag at home by Sullivan West’s catcher Collin Hauschild.

Indians pound Dawgs 13-1

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — Sometimes “13” is a lucky number, and “1” can be the loneliest number in the world.

On Friday, April 28, the Liberty Indians (1-5) varsity baseball team picked up their first win of the season by walloping the home team Bulldogs of Sullivan West 13-1.

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Headed home: Sullivan West’s Collin Hauschild rounds the hot plate as Seward’s Nick Knecht anchors third base.

Dawgs celebrate “Inauguration” with extra-innings 9-8 win

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY — For Sullivan West’s varsity baseball team, who could ask for anything more?

The start of the 2017 season of swats, a spanking new baseball field and their first win of the year in extra innings on a state-of-the-art field under crystal clear skies.

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Go Wildcats! Manor’s starting pitcher Josh Evans

Eagles Soar Over Wildcats 14-6

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The boys of summer are back!

Just a few short weeks in the past, we labored under nearly three feet of snow, but on Thursday, April 13 it was a welcome sign of spring to watch a couple of high school varsity baseball teams take to the field under sunny skies.

TRR photos by Ted Waddell
Paul Reithmeier of Ringwood, NJ. is a member of “Kids on the Fly,” an organization devoted to teaching youngsters about the wonders of flyfishing.

Rendezvous Redux

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — These folks really know how to reel ‘em in, and in the process “tie one on!”

The 16th Annual Catskill Fly Tyers Guild Rendezvous was held Saturday, April 8 in the Wulff Gallery, located at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum (CFFC&M).

TRR photos by Ted Waddell

Edge of the paint: Eldred’s Jordan Lepes heads into the lane, as Seward’s Emi Knecht defends.

Seward swats Lady Yellowjackets in sectional title

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.



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