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Pine Bush swimmers win at Marlboro

December 17th, 2014 No comments

Pine Bush’s boys’ swimming team won its first meet of the 2014-2015 season Tuesday, Dec. 9 with a 94-73 road victory over Marlboro. Read more…

Lady Goldbacks come to life in second half

December 17th, 2014 No comments

Newburgh’s girls’ basketball team opened the season Monday, Dec. 8 against Warwick, and a weakness, that may be there all season, surfaced in the first half. Read more…

Huskies outlast New Paltz for second win

December 17th, 2014 No comments

Highland’s boys’ basketball team traveled to New Paltz Friday with a 1-0 record after beating Rondout for their first victory. Read more…

Wallkill girls capture Feller Tournament

December 10th, 2014 No comments

Wallkill’s varsity girls’ basketball season started as it had for the last two seasons, winning the 15th Annual Corinne Feller Memorial Tip-Off Tournament in Montgomery over host Valley Central. Read more…

Goldbacks rally past Valley Central in opener

December 10th, 2014 No comments

Newburgh’s varsity boys’ basketball team trailed 27-22 against Valley Central in their season opener at home, Friday, but Justin Mitchell put it together for the Goldbacks in the third quarter to help power his team to a 56-53 victory. Read more…

Highland wrestlers win opener

December 10th, 2014 No comments

Highland’s varsity wrestling team hosted an extremely small Burke squad Wednesday, Dec. 3, and took advantage of multiple forfeits to win 78-6. Read more…

Vikings count on experience

December 3rd, 2014 Comments off

Valley Central’s varsity boys’ basketball team returns for the 2014-2015 season after losing one senior from last season’s squad, a campaign that ended with a Section 9, Class AA quarterfinal loss to Kingston. Read more…

Goldbacks can’t overcome mistakes in state championship

December 3rd, 2014 Comments off

The Newburgh Goldbacks raced out of the tunnel Saturday at the Carrier Dome to play Jamestown in the state Class AA title game, ready to overpower their opponent and hopefully bring a crown back to the Hudson Valley. Read more…

Lady Dukes welcome new coach, familiar faces

December 3rd, 2014 Comments off

Marlboro’s varsity girls’ basketball team reached the Section 9, Class A semis last season, losing to Wallkill, the eventual sectional champs. Read more…

Wallkill girls have one more starting slot to fill

November 26th, 2014 Comments off

Wallkill’s girls basketball won a second straight Section 9, Class A title last season and now returns with a question mark to help finalize the fifth spot in the line-up. Read more…

Return date at the Dome!

November 26th, 2014 Comments off

Even at night, Newburgh’s Aaron Forbes can see daylight, and that’s what happened Saturday against Shenendehowa in the state football Class AA semis at Dietz Stadium in Kingston. Read more…

Dukes downed in state semifinal

November 26th, 2014 Comments off

For the second consecutive season, the Marlboro football team clawed its way to within one game of the Class B state final in Syracuse only to run into the buzzsaw that is the Schalmont Sabres, who defeated the Dukes 49-14 last Saturday afternoon at Kingston’s Dietz Stadium. Read more…

Panthers gear up for competitive campaign

November 19th, 2014 Comments off

Wallkill’s wrestling team starts its third season under Coach Jeff Cuilty, and after a strong showing in the sectional tournament earlier this year, the Panthers are getting ready for hopefully another competitive campaign. Read more…

Goldbacks ready to battle Shenendehowa in state semifinal

November 19th, 2014 Comments off

Bill Bianco, head football coach at Newburgh Free Academy, was in the stands at Dietz Stadium in Kingston watching the state AA quarterfinal game between Shenendehowa and John Jay, from East Fishkill, Saturday, Nov. 15, and he left with ideas how to play the winner this week. Read more…

Dukes rally past Lourdes, seek revenge

November 19th, 2014 Comments off

When a football team is on the ropes in a big playoff game, it’s always critical to have a quarterback who’s cool under pressure. And Marlboro senior QB Ray Pacella certainly proved his championship mettle in a 38-21 comeback win for the Dukes over Our Lady of Lourdes in a State Class B quarterfinal last Friday at Kingston’s Dietz Stadium. Read more…