An exciting game and a splendid win
by Carola Lott

Almost everyone in Millbrook and many more came out for the homecoming game Friday night at the new athletic field. The parking lot was soon full, and latecomers had to leave their cars at the end of the driveway and along Church Street.

The game got under way a little after six, when the visiting team, the James I O’Neill Raiders from Highland Falls, New York, marched onto the field,...

The Millbrook Blazers Varsity Football Team took on the West Sullivan Bull Dogs for their first home game of the season on Friday, Sept. 27th. It was the first time the Blazers played on the athletic turf in the district’s new field complex. The new permanent and portable public access systems were both used during Friday’s game as well.

Going into the game Friday the Blazers had a...

The Dutchess Day School 8th grade soccer team, or “White Tigers”, won the annual DDS 7 a side tournament on Friday. The team won all of its 5 games in extraordinary fashion en route to a 1-0 championship victory over Poughkeepsie Day School. Each player played pivotal roles in the team’s success. Striker Jack Ellis had an impressive 8 goals in the tournament, which included a hat trick in the...

by Carola Lott

The afternoon of September 27, teams from nine schools participated in the Dutchess Day School annual 7-a-side Soccer Tournament. Organized by Athletic Director, Nigel Pink, the tournament brings communities together to raise money for a good cause. The proceeds this year of $1,143, were donated to Hudson River Housing’s homeless shelter in Poughkeepsie.

Dutchess Day School, Rumsey Hall...

Varsity Soccer v Washington Montessori School

Game played away on Wednesday September 18th, 2013

Result : Washington Montessori  0    Dutchess Day School  3

by Carola Lott

This year more people than ever before came to Orvis Sandanona for the autumn game fair. In fact, the parking lot was filled by noon each day making it necessary for over 100 cars to park at the Cary Institute’s Gifford House.

Two long rows of tents housed more than 70 vendors who offered everything from clothes, artwork, taxidermy, dogs and cigars. And of course guns. Demonstrations of...

by Carola Lott

Dutchess County Ducks Unlimited to hold benefit shoot

Saturday, September 28 The Dutchess County Ducks Unlimited Chapter is holding the Great Swamp Shoot, at the Beretta Shooting Grounds at Dover Furnace. This Sporting Clays Invitational Benefit, which runs from 8:30 am until 2:30 pm, includes a round of Sporting Clays, breakfast, lunch, and silent and live auctions. Tickets are $350....