The Ulster Fillies held their second annual Fillies Showcase at Cantine Veterans Memorial Complex in Saugerties last weekend.
Saugerties Times | Sports
Saugerties is a sports town, and not just for the kids. While youth leagues tend to rule the roost at the Cantine complex, grownups get in on the action through the Saugerties Athletic Association. In the summertime, that means softball.
A Tough Mudder event is planning for Winston Farm this August. You can sign up to participate now, although local officials haven’t given it their blessing yet.
“For the sake of our self-respect, it all has to be historical, otherwise we’re just playing around with swords,” said New York Historical Fencing Association member Jeremy Wolf, who studies medieval history at Bard College.
The Saugerties High School varsity boys’ and girls’ track and field teams have raced out of the starters’ blocks this season, holding their own at Kingston High School’s 13th annual Tiger Relays over the weekend, followed by a clean sweep over visiting non-league opponent Spackenkill on Tuesday afternoon.
The Saugerties Little League will honor longtime coaches Joe Martin and Jim Speirs by naming field #2 at Cantine in their honor on Saturday, April 28 during opening day ceremonies.
Liz Praetorius was among the first wave of girls at Saugerties High School to have the chance to compete in three different sports: volleyball, basketball and softball. Praetorius excelled in all three, but her posthumous induction into the Saugerties Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 14 as part of the Class of 2018 this month is about much more.
Joe “Base” Quirk, a name synonymous with local sports, will be inducted into the Saugerties Sports Hall of Fame this weekend. Quirk earned his way in not only because of his own playing days but also because of his dedication to Saugerties sports ever since.
After opening its season with a loss, the Saugerties High School varsity boys lacrosse team has won two in a row and is looking ready to take on the world.
Valedictorian Kira Podmayersky and salutatorian Michael Averill, both with better than 100 GPAs, will address their peers at the school’s 122nd graduation ceremony June 23.