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Thriller!

September 10th, 2014 No comments

There were some mistakes early, and Valley Central was trailing Pine Bush 20-7 late in the second quarter in their season opener at home after blocking a Bushmen extra point. Read more…

Goldbacks drop opener to Iona Prep, 27-14

September 10th, 2014 No comments

Newburgh Free Academy’s football team opened the season Saturday in New Rochelle against Iona Prep, and the Goldbacks found themselves faced with a difficult opponent that dominated them defensively and used the big play to run the field on offense. Read more…

Dukes unable to dig out of hole, drop opener

September 10th, 2014 No comments

The Marlboro Iron Dukes fell behind early in Friday night’s season opener against the Wallkill Panthers, but did close the gap to three points before falling 31-21 at Robinson Field. Read more…

Vikings counting on ‘best lineup in a long time’

September 3rd, 2014 No comments

Valley Central’s football team finished 3-6 last year on the arm of Kenny Gray, then a sophomore. And Gray would set a school single-season passing record when he threw for around 1,500 yards. Read more…

Goldbacks look to recover from Section 9 loss

September 3rd, 2014 No comments

Newburgh’s boys’ soccer team ended the 2013 season with a 4-0 loss to Monroe-Woodbury in the Section 9, Class AA semis last fall. Read more…

Lady Dukes open season Friday in Poughkeepsie

September 3rd, 2014 No comments

Keith Walker, who coached Highland to a state Class B final four appearance in 2006, is now the coach of Marlboro’s varsity girls’ soccer team. Read more…

QB battle brews for Bushmen

August 27th, 2014 Comments off

There was nothing they could do, as they got ready for practice last week. Pine Bush’s football team was in the locker room getting ready for the afternoon into evening practice Friday and water main breaks kept the players off the field because there was no water to drink after drills. Read more…

QB battle shaping up for Goldbacks

August 27th, 2014 Comments off

The Newburgh Goldbacks have three quarterbacks hoping to play for them this year, and they also have three returning running backs, who each gained about 900 yards each in 2013. Read more…

Rough schedule ahead for Huskies

August 27th, 2014 Comments off

Highland’s football team returned to the playoffs in 2013 after a struggling for a few years to get back there, and the Huskies finished with a 6-3 season and a loss to Rondout in the Section 9, Class B semis. Read more…

United Way to sponsor General Montgomery Day 8K

August 20th, 2014 Comments off

Registration is now open for the annual General Montgomery Day 8K race hosted by United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region. Read more…

NFA organizes basketball camp for boys

August 20th, 2014 Comments off

About 30 kids descended upon the Newburgh Armory Unity Center last week for the Newburgh Future Prospects Basketball Camp. Read more…

Kozlowski recruited to play soccer in college

August 20th, 2014 Comments off

Katina Kozlowski of Milton, a graduate of Our Lady of Lourdes, will be attending Felician College in Rutherford, N.J. where she was recruited to play on its women’s soccer team. “The coach came to one of my games, and he recruited me.” Read more…

The tallest peak in the Catskills

August 13th, 2014 Comments off

This summer has been one with a little chill, and that was the feeling as the trail leveled off through the spruces near the peak of Slide Mountain last week. Read more…

Bannerman Castle Trust offers tours of the island

August 13th, 2014 Comments off

Kayaking to Bannerman’s Island is an experience of what nature offers– and how man enjoys it – on one of the narrowest points on the Hudson River. Read more…

The strongest Husky

August 13th, 2014 Comments off

Hunter Dailey will be a junior at Highland High School this fall, but the 300-pounder at about six-feet and an inch will not be a coveted offensive lineman for the Huskies this fall.

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