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Panthers put away Goshen with big second half

October 14th, 2014 No comments

It’s been a long time since John Demy scored a touchdown. For about 99 percent of the game, Demy lines up as the Wallkill Panthers’ offensive left tackle or on the defensive line. For one play Saturday at Goshen’s Gustafson Field, Demy was lined up in the backfield as part of the Panthers’ “heavy” package. Read more…

Goldbacks a scoring machine at Pine Bush

October 14th, 2014 No comments

The Newburgh Free Academy Goldbacks got their first Section IX Class AA Division I win of the season on Friday night in convincing fashion, running all over the Pine Bush Bushmen on their way to a 72-14 victory at Lonergan Field. Read more…

Lady Dukes improve to 9-3-1 with win over Seward

October 14th, 2014 No comments

Marlboro’s girls’ varsity soccer team had numerous tries to get something on the board, but Victoria Fino finally did it in the final minute of the first half, Wednesday, Oct. 8, against Seward. Read more…

Panthers pound Poughkeepsie, 43-14

October 8th, 2014 No comments

A football team with a multitude of weapons is nearly impossible to contain for four quarters, as Wallkill demonstrated on Thursday night by deploying an explosive and balanced scoring attack to secure its third straight win in a 43-14 road victory at Poughkeepsie. Read more…

Goldbacks cruise past Valley Central, 62-7

October 8th, 2014 No comments

Anthony Dubose has only played about four quarters this season for the Newburgh Goldbacks, and in those games, he gave notice to everyone, on the field and following the scores and stats, that he may be one of the most dominant Section 9 players. Read more…

Lady Dukes improve to 7-2-1

October 8th, 2014 No comments

It was their second meeting of the year, and Marlboro’s girls’ soccer won the first time at home when they faced Highland. Read more…

Vikings stumble in league opener

October 1st, 2014 Comments off

It was their first league game of the year, and Valley Central wanted to get off to a good start for any postseason chances. Read more…

Mistakes prove costly for Goldbacks

October 1st, 2014 Comments off

If Newburgh Free Academy’s football team ever has a chance at beating Monroe-Woodbury, playing without mistakes would be the best way to pursue the Crusaders. Read more…

Lady Dukes battle Wallkill to a 2-2 tie

October 1st, 2014 Comments off

Their records stood at 5-1 each last Monday, Sept. 22 before they started playing under the lights in Marlboro as both the home team and Wallkill were at the top of their MHAL divisions. Read more…

Lesson learned: Vikings must hold onto the ball

September 24th, 2014 Comments off

Valley Central’s football team will open its league schedule this week against Minisink, and Middletown gave the Vikings a lesson Friday about what they need to do if they want to have any chance of making the playoffs this season. Read more…

Lady Goldbacks blank Pine Bush

September 24th, 2014 Comments off

The sun found its spots on the Gidney Avenue field where Newburgh’s girls’ soccer team plays it games, and the Lady Goldbacks were able to find a place in the net when they beat Pine Bush Wednesday, Sept. 17. Read more…

Cornwall stifles Dukes 20-7

September 24th, 2014 Comments off

Cornwall junior quarterback Jason Bailey continued his early-season hot streak as he bombarded Marlboro through the air for 284 yards with three touchdowns in an impressive 20-7 road win on Friday night. Read more…

Vikings win again in overtime

September 17th, 2014 Comments off

Valley Central’s football team was on their knees, and they were a snap away from winning their annual Battle of the Valley with Wallkill as the Panthers faced a fourth down and 17 yards to go to tie the game in overtime. Read more…

Goldbacks win epic overtime battle

September 17th, 2014 Comments off

It was over, and Aaron Forbes didn’t have to say much about what had happened at Academy Field Saturday – because he made it happen. Read more…

Highland goes to the house, beats Saugerties, 42-0

September 17th, 2014 Comments off

Highland, a class B school, defeated Saugerties, a class A school, 42-0, in a game in which Highland only seemed to go forward and rarely took a backward step at Saugerties on a wet Saturday afternoon. Read more…