For grownups, the all-American sport of softball takes on many guises, apparent to anyone who’s spent time in a public park in the Hudson Valley in the summertime.
The swim team captures its 7th DUSO championship title, ends season with 54th consecutive win.
With two weeks remaining in the regular season, the Kingston Recreation Softball Men’s A division could come down to the wire. Just two games separate the division’s top two teams, and Hometown Discount Beverage (10-4) and Deuire’s Trophies (8-6) will wrap the regular slate against each other on Thursday, Aug. 9.
Despite a noble effort down the stretch, the Saugerties Stallions saw their 2018 season end just shy of the playoffs.
Every Monday night, the Women’s Lower B division of Kingston Recreation softball takes to the field at Block Park for what has been described by players as the most “laid back” experience on the diamond. Not that the teams, five in all, aren’t trying to win. They just want to have fun along the way.
In the late afternoon last Thursday, the skies smiled down on the 156 runners who participated in the 16th annual Gardiner 5K Classic, a benefit event for the Gardiner fire department and rescue squad.
Kingston Stockade FC just completed its third season of semi-pro soccer, a campaign which by most measures came up short of the standard set one year earlier. The team saw its share of challenges on the field in 2018, and according to club chairman Dennis Crowley, it saw them off the field. too.
There has always been something uncanny, even magical about the unadulterated joy that makes its way out of the chlorinated municipal watering hole off Mulberry Street in the Village of New Paltz.
The Ulster Fillies held their second annual Fillies Showcase at Cantine Veterans Memorial Complex in Saugerties last weekend.
From the 1950s until 2010, Hartman was totally involved in all sports, as a player at Rondout and onto coaching and running the sports program at Wallkill, and eventually as a (mostly) friendly critic of the entire local sports scene.