TRR photo by Richard A. Ross
Coach Ron Bernhardt receives a plaque for garnering over 100 wins at Sullivan West. During his 20 years of coaching that includes other areas schools, Bernhardt has over 300 wins. Bernhardt is pictured with his niece and former player, Beth Fanning.

Awards

Winter rites of passage

Sullivan West honors its winter athletes at awards ceremony

By RICHARD A. ROSS

LAKE HUNTINGTON, NY - While few mourn the passing of winter, it is an integral part of the cycle of seasons that form the natural milieu of our lives. This past winter was a season rife with great sports activity and fine performances rendered by Sullivan West athletes.

The winter sports awards on March 21 began with a welcome by high school principal Margy Tenbus, during which she commended all of the athletes and paid homage to the seniors who completed their final winter sports season.

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Awards

Ross garners third consecutive Golden Media Award

BCANY honor accorded for outstanding coverage of scholastic basketball

ENDICOTT, NY - For the third straight year, the Basketball Coaches Association of New York (BCANY) selected Richard A. Ross, Sports Editor of The River Reporter as the recipient of the Golden Media Award for his far-reaching and insightful coverage of high school basketball.

Each year, Ross begins his coverage with an extensive pre-season roundup of area teams and then proceeds to cover games nearly every night of the season. While the coverage centers on teams in Sullivan County, it extends to Orange and Ulster counties.

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Awards

Eight Sullivan County boys named OCIAA Divisional All-Stars

By RICHARD A. ROSS

GOSHEN, NY - Sullivan County basketball teams played in four of the OCIAA’s six divisions, and members of the Basketball Coaches Association of New York selected all-stars from each division.

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