On behalf of the Delaware League Superintendents and Athletic Directors, we would like to congratulate Jefferson Athletic Director Andi Cammer for being a finalist for the 2022-23 New York State Teacher of the Year. Andi is Jefferson’s K-6 Reading Teacher focusing on Life Skills and Workforce Development. We know the entire Jefferson community is very proud of Andi for this honor. Congratulations again Andi!!!
On behalf of the Delaware League Superintendents and Athletic Directors, we would like to congratulate Adam Champlin from South Kortright Central School for his selection to the 2022-23 New York State Boys Soccer Small School All State 5th Team by the United Soccer Coaches Association. We know your school, family, and friends are all proud of you for this great honor. Congratulations again Adam!!!
On behalf of the Delaware League Superintendents and Athletic Directors, we would like to send our congratulations to the South Kortright Varsity Boys Soccer Team and their Head Coach Bob Van Valkenburgh on an extremely successful season culminating in the Section IV Class D Championship game where they tied Southern Cayuga 2-2 and with the tie earned the right to share the Section IV Class D Varsity Boys Soccer title with Southern Cayuga. South Kortright finishes the year with an overall record of 16-0-2. Best of luck to Southern Cayuga who will advance on to state play this coming week by topping South Kortright in penalty kicks 6-5. We would also like to wish our Tri-Valley neighbor, the Schenevus Lady Dragons congratulations as they captured the Section IV Class D Girls Championship by defeating the Edmeston/Morris merged team by a score of 3-2. Best of luck in state tournament play this week as both Southern Cayuga and Schenevus match up against Section III in opening round action.
On behalf of the Delaware League Superintendents and Athletic Directors we would like to wish the 3rd seeded South Kortright Rams Varsity Boys Soccer Team and their Head Coach Bob Van Valkenburgh best of luck in the Section IV Class D Final on Saturday October 29th against the top seeded Southern Cayuga team out of the IAC Conference at the Wright National Soccer Campus Hall of Fame Fields in Oneonta at 12:30 PM. To get your tickets in advance, please go to GoFan.
Delaware League Seniors!!! Remember the Senior Soccer Games are this Sunday October 30th, 2022 at 1:00 PM at Gilboa Conesville Central School. Both the Girls Game and Boys Game will happen simultaneously. Please bring both your light and dark shirts as teams will be selected that day, and you must have the NYSPHSAA signed permission slip turned in that day to play in the game. No texts or phone calls will be accepted. Come out and enjoy these fun games to complete your high school careers!!! Hope to see you there!!!
Congratulations to all of the Delaware League Varsity Girls and Boys Soccer teams advancing to Section IV Class D and C play. On the girls side the seeds in Class D are as follows: Windham Ashland Jewett #8, Roxbury #9, South Kortright #11, Charlotte Valley #12, and Margaretville #13. On the boys side the seeds in Class D are as follows: South Kortright #3, Margaretville #7, Gilboa Conesville #9, and Hunter Tannersville #10. In Class C Downsville/Walton is seeded #4. Good luck to all of the teams!!!
Congratulations to the overall Delaware League Soccer Champions in our games held on October 15th at the NSHOF Fields in Oneonta, NY. On the boys side the South Kortright Rams defeated the Downsville/Walton War Eagles by a score of 4-0, and in the girls finals game the WIndham Ashland Jewett Lady Warriors and the South Kortright Lady Rams were declared co-champions after a hard fought 2-2 tie. These were great games played by all four of our teams!!!
Congratulations to our regular season Boys and Girls Delaware League Varsity Soccer Champions of 2022-23. On the boys side our champion was South Kortright with a league record of 7-0-1, and on the girls side we had tri-champions as Windham, South Kortright, and Margaretville all sported a league record of 6-2. Our regular season Delaware League Varsity Boys Golf Champion was Hunter Tannersville with a league record of 7-0. Great work everyone!!!
Congratulations to Hunter Tannersville for winning the Delaware League 18 Hole Golf Championship on October 13th at the College Golf Course at SUNY Delhi with a team score of 358. Congratulations to our top three individual scorers Grady Glennon of Hunter Tannersville as medalist with a score of 76, Thomas Chairvolotti of Margaretville as runner up with a score of 83, and Cooper Wright of Charlotte Valley as our second runner up with a score of 91 as he defeated Lyden Smith of Hunter Tannersville in a two hole playoff.
On behalf of the Delaware League Superintendents and Athletic Directors, we would like to congratulate Andes Central School, Charlotte Valley Central School, and South Kortright Central School for being recognized as School of Distinction recipients for the 2021-22 school year. This means 100% of their Varsity Teams qualified and received Scholar Athlete Team Status as sponsored by the NYSPHSAA. We would also like to congratulate Gilboa Conesville Central School for being recognized by Section IV as a NYSPHSAA Sportsmanship Plaque Winner for the 2021-22 school year. We wish all of our schools continued success in the 2022-23 school year.
On behalf of the Delaware League Superintendents and Athletic Directors, we would like to congratulate longtime friend of the Delaware League and veteran official Neil Riddell on having the new synthetic turf field named in his honor this past Thursday September 1, 2022 at SUNY Delhi. Neil is an alumnus of SUNY Delhi, a member of their Athletic Hall of Fame, and was recognized as the lead donor for the construction of the field. His commitment to community service and to our local board of officials helps our local youths in so many ways and is certainly unmatched in his time and dedication for many, many years. The Delaware League salutes Neil Riddell for this special and deserving honor!!! We are very proud to call you a friend!!!
On behalf of the Delaware League Superintendents and Athletic Directors, we would like to congratulate Former Daily Star Sports Writers Rob Centorani and Dean Russin on their being elected to the New York State High School Softball Hall of Fame for the Class of 2023 as contributors by the New York State Sportswriters and Coaches Organization for Girls Sports, or NYSSCOGS. Both were great supporters of all local sports in the Daily Star coverage area for many years and we are proud to congratulate them on this prestigious honor. Very well deserved!!!
It is with great pleasure that the Delaware League send out congratulations to Kara Dumas from Gilboa Conesville Central School on receiving the 2021-22 Lou Gaeta Senior Memorial Scholarship from the Board of Directors of Stamford Junior Golf, Inc. This award goes to a graduating senior from a Delaware League school who has attended the Stamford Junior Golf, Inc. annual summer golf clinics, is a member of their school's varsity golf team, and displays the ideals of sportsmanship and integrity that the game of golf teaches us. It is truly an honor for Kara to be recognized for her efforts in the classroom, in the community, and on the golf course. Kara will be attending SUNY Cortland majoring in physical education and trying out for the women's golf team. The Delaware League would also like to thank Stamford Junior Golf, Inc. for their promoting the game of golf in our schools with their physical education class units on golf throughout the school year that they coordinate with our individual school physical education departments. Again, congratulations Kara!!!
On behalf of the Delaware League Superintendents and Athletic Directors, we would like to congratulate our Varsity Girls Softball Athletes who were recognized by the New York State Sportswriters and Coaches Organization for Girls Sports (NYSSCOGS) for being selected to the 2021-22 All State Varsity Softball Class D Teams. On the Second Team was Kara Dumas from Gilboa Conesville Central School and on the Third Team was Bryanna Meehan from Roxbury Central School. We are proud of you and how you have represented your schools over your careers. Congratulations!!!
On behalf of the Delaware League Superintendents and Athletic Directors, we would like to congratulate Thomas Chairvolotti of Margaretville Central School for being crowned the medalist of Section IV Class D Boys Varsity Golf at the Section IV Class D Boys Varsity Golf Championships on Thursday May 26th at the College Golf Course at SUNY Delhi as he posted the low round of a 79. Terrific representation for your school and community!!!
On behalf of the Delaware League Superintendents and Athletic Directors, we would like to congratulate Gwendolyn Glennon of Hunter Tannersville and Kara Dumas of Gilboa Conesville on their terrific performances at the NYSPHSAA Girls Golf Championships at the Mc Gregor Links Country Club in Wilton, near Saratoga. Out of 121 participants, Gwendolyn finished tied for 46th overall and was the low scorer for the Section IV team members. Kara finished in 83rd place overall. Each of the 11 sections has an athlete honored with the NYSPHSAA Championship Sportsmanship Award, and the girls golf committee chose Gwendolyn as the Section IV recipient. A great weekend for all directed by our League President and Charlotte Valley Superintendent Jamie Harter. Congratulations!!!
Best of luck today to Head Coach Jane Ware and the top seeded Roxbury Lady Rockets as they take on second seeded Deposit/Hancock for the Section IV Class D Softball Championship at the BAGSAI Complex in Binghamton at 5:00 PM. Your families, school, and the entire league are proud of what you have accomplished this year. Best of luck and enjoy the game!!!
On behalf of the Delaware League Superintendents and Athletic Directors, we would like to congratulate Gwendolyn Glennon from Hunter Tannersville Central School and Kara Dumas from Gilboa Conesville Central School who both shot a score of 82 at the Soaring Eagles Golf Club in Horseheads to qualify and represent Section IV at the New York State Girls Golf State Championship next weekend at the McGregor Links Country Club in Wilton, near Saratoga. Your families, schools, and the Delaware League are all very proud of you both. Best of luck next weekend!!!
On behalf of the Delaware League Superintendents and Athletic Director's, we would like to congratulate the individual accomplishments of our spring athletes in golf. In Boys Golf, Grady Glennon from Hunter Tannersville Central School and Thomas Chairvalotti from Margaretville Central School both qualified for the Boys Section IV Individual Tournament at Mark Twain Golf Club in Elmira, NY and they both finished 2 strokes out of qualifying for the Section IV State Team. Gwendolyn Glennon from Hunter Tannersville Central School and Kara Dumas from Gilboa Conesville Central School will be participating in the Girls Section IV Individual Golf Tournament on May 26th. Best of luck to you both!!!
On behalf of the Delaware League Superintendents and Athletic Directors, we would like to congratulate the Margaretville Blue Devils for capturing our Regular Season Tennis Championship. As a result of this championship, they will be our league representative to the first ever Section IV Team Tennis Sectionals where they will face off today in a semi final match against Delhi at Delhi at 4:30 PM. We want to wish them the best of luck!!! We would also like to congratulate our Delaware League Individual Tennis Champions as follows: Boys Singles Champion - Nick Uhrik from Hunter Tannersville, Girls Singles Champion - Hedda Flynn from Hunter Tannersville, Boys Doubles Champions - Garrett Legg and Jason Li from Hunter Tannersville, and Girls Doubles - Ashley Camano-Rosales and Holly Von Bernewitz from Margaretvile.