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Vikings welcome back a solid core of veterans

March 25th, 2015 No comments

After entering the postseason as the two-seed – with a bye – into the sectional semis last year, Valley Central’s boys’ lacrosse team lost to three-seed Minisink. And the Vikings were finished with a one and done performance to end the season with a 13-5 record. Read more…

Goldbacks ready for spring season

March 25th, 2015 No comments

When Newburgh’s baseball team completed its 2014 season, it had done so with a 10-11 record after losing to Warwick 3-2 on the road in the sectional quarterfinals. Read more…

Lady Huskies set to defend Class B title

March 25th, 2015 No comments

Highland’s softball team returns for the 2015 season and will defend their 2014 Section 9, Class B title with a new pitcher, Emily Defini, a sophomore who will also play in the outfield. Read more…

Wallkill girls beaten in overtime

March 18th, 2015 No comments

Wallkill’s girls’ basketball team has taken their knocks this postseason. They three-peated as MHAL champions, but lost Lauren Diener during that tournament with a concussion. Read more…

Better days ahead for Newburgh girls lacrosse team

March 18th, 2015 No comments

After a winless season in 2014, Newburgh’s girls’ lacrosse team returns without its leading scorer from last year – but with plenty of athleticism to try and be competitive this spring. Read more…

Dukes fall in state tournament game

March 18th, 2015 No comments

Less than a week after Marlboro won the Section 9, Class B championship, the Dukes’ season ended in the regional semifinals when they were defeated by Woodlands, of Section 1, 57-49 at SUNY Purchase, Wednesday, March 11. Read more…

History in the making

March 10th, 2015 Comments off

They won their third straight MHAL title 10 days earlier, and when Wallkill’s girls’ basketball team faced Cornwall to three-peat as Section 9, Class A champs Sunday at SUNY New Paltz, the game’s start did not go easy against the seemingly very physical Green Dragons. Read more…

Goldbacks finish season at 8-11

March 10th, 2015 Comments off

There was a little light that Newburgh’s boys’ basketball team, entering the Section 9, Class AA playoffs as eight-seed, could pull off an upset in Middletown during the quarterfinals Monday, March 2. Read more…

Dukes top Huskies for Class B title

March 10th, 2015 Comments off

After winning a sectional A crown in 2012 and a B crown in 2013, Marlboro’s boys’ basketball team was seeking its third title in four years Saturday at SUNY Orange in Middletown. Read more…

Lady Panthers three-peat

March 4th, 2015 Comments off

Wallkill’s girls’ basketball team three-peated as MHAL champs Thursday, Feb. 26, and the Panthers did it with a tough defense and its power offense while defeating Marlboro in the semis and Spackenkill in the final. Read more…

Goldbacks looking better as season winds down

March 4th, 2015 Comments off

Positives can emerge quickly from the negative, and that’s a good way to measure the progress of Newburgh’s boys’ basketball team from late January through the final week of February. Read more…

Lady Dukes reach Class B semifinals

March 4th, 2015 Comments off

Marlboro’s girls’ basketball team beat Burke 61-19 in a Section 9, Class B quarterfinal Saturday, and last week they got a taste of the postseason during the MHAL tournament. Read more…

Vikings edge Warwick 47-46

February 24th, 2015 Comments off

It was senior night at Valley Central Wednesday, Feb. 18, and Isaiah Boissard, who helped guide the boys’ basketball team toward a high seed in the upcoming sectional tournament this season, was honored prior to facing Warwick. Read more…

Goldback boys clinch playoff berth with win over Pine Bush

February 24th, 2015 Comments off

After a season that started down and seemed to keep going in that direction, Newburgh’s boys’ basketball team started to pick it up in mid-season before qualifying Friday for the sectional tournament last week. Read more…

Lady Dukes cruise past New Paltz

February 24th, 2015 Comments off

Marlboro’s girls’ basketball team led by a point, up 17-16, after the first quarter Friday at home against New Paltz. Read more…