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.
Congratulations to all of the Delaware League Varsity Softball and Varsity Baseball teams that are going to participate in the Section IV Class D Tournaments. For Varsity Softball the participants and seedings are Roxbury (#1), Gilboa Conesville (#6), Davenport (#9), Windham (#11), and Stamford/Jefferson (#12). For Varsity Baseball the participants and seedings are South Kortight (#2), GIlboa Conesville (#5), Davenport (#6), Jefferson/Stamford (#7), and Downsville (#9). Good luck to all the teams in their post season contests!!!
On behalf of the Delaware League Superintendents and AD's, we would like to congratulate our overall Delaware League Varsity Baseball Champions the South Kortright Rams and our overall Delaware League Varsity Softball Champions the Roxbury Lady Rockets. South Kortright defeated Charlotte Valley by a score of 5 - 2 and Roxbury defeated Gilboa Conesville by a score of 14 - 0. Both games took place in Neahwa Park in Oneonta and we would like to thank the City of Oneonta, their Parks and Recreation Department, and Parks and Recreation Department Director Louise Lansing for allowing us to use their fields and having them in great shape for us. We appreciate it very much!!!
On Thursday May 12th the Delaware League will be having their Varsity Boys Baseball Championship and their Varsity Girls Softball Championship in Neahwa Park in Oneonta, NY at 4:30 PM. The baseball championship will feature regular season champion South Kortright as the home team facing off against runner up Charlotte Valley as the visitor on Field #6. The softball championship will feature regular season champion Roxbury as the home team facing off against runner up Gilboa Conesville as the visitor on Ted Christmas Field #4. Good luck to all four teams and their home school fans!!!
Tomorrow is the Delaware League Individual Tennis Championships at Total Tennis in Saugerties, NY at 9:00 AM. The league will be crowning a boys singles champion, a girls singles champion, boys doubles champions, and girls doubles champions. Good luck to all our players in this annual fun filled event which acts as a tune up for sectionals!
On behalf of the Delaware League AD's and Superintendents, we would like to congratulate the following Varsity Girls Basketball player for being named to the NYSSWA 2021-22 Class D Girls All State Basketball Team lists. Named to the 4th Team was Lacey Eckert from South Kortright Central School. This is a tremendous honor and recognizes the hard work of this player, her teammates, and her coaching staff. The entire league, our schools, her family, and her local communities are proud of this accomplishment!!!.
On behalf of the Delaware League AD's and Superintendents, we would like to congratulate the following Varsity Boys Basketball players for being named to the NYSSWA 2021-22 Class D Boys All State Basketball Team lists. Named to the 1st Team was Connor Quarino from South Kortright Central School. Named to the 3rd Team was Dylan Waid from Charlotte Valley Central School. Named to the 7th Team was Josh Anderson from South Kortright Central School. Named to the 8th Team was Logan Firment from South Kortright Central School. Named to the Honorable Mention list was Damien Merwin from the Jefferson Central School/Stamford Central School merged team. This is a tremendous honor and recognizes the hard work of these players, their teammates, and their coaching staff. The entire league, our schools, the athlete's families, and their local communities are proud of these accomplishments!!!
The Delaware League would like to congratulate the athletes and coaches from our league that this year are being inducted into the Section IV Hall of Fame. From the Class of 2021 the inductees are athlete Robin Heidt Hynes from Jefferson Central School and coach Rick Cammer from Jefferson Central School. From the Class of 2022 the inductees are athletes Dan Toombs from Charlotte Valley Central School and Michael Swantak from South Kortright Central School. Coaches are Jeff Baier from Downsville Central School, John Toroni from Jefferson Central School, Jo Hinkley from Roxbury Central School, and Jane Ware from Roxbury Central School. These groups of individuals have proudly represent their families, schools, and communities during their time at their respective schools. Their inductions are a true testament to their lasting legacies with their schools. Congratulations!!!
Congratulations to Aaron Kaufman, Head Coach of the South Kortright Rams Varsity Boys Basketball Team, on being selected as the BCANY Section IV Class D Varsity Boys Basketball Coach of the Year for the 2021-22 season. Also, congratulations to Connor Quarino of the South Kortright Rams Varsity Boys Basketball Team on being selected as the BCANY Section IV Class D Co-Player of the Year for the 2012-22 season and also being selected to the All Section IV BCANY All Star Team. The Delaware League is proud of you for these great accomplishments and you both are terrific representatives of your school and communities.
Congratulations to South Kortright Varsity Boys Basketball players Connor Quarino and Logan Firment for their individual honors they earned at the NYSPHSAA State Basketball Championships this past weekend. Connor was named to the Class D Final Four All Tournament Team, and Logan earned the Sportsmanship Award for his team. Well done as great representatives of your school and communities!!!