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Sal Interdonato

Award-winning writer Sal Interdonato has been on the Army football beat since 2007. He’ll take you inside the huddle and into the lives of the Black Knights.

Kienz takes first-round lead at Section 9 tourney

Valley Central senior Josh Kienz fired his first under-par round in tournament play to grab the first-round lead at the Section 9 tournament. Kienz made seven, yes seven, birdies including three in a row on holes 11, 12 and 13 to card a 1-under-par 69. Burke Catholic coach Rich Welch, who was assigned to Kienz’s [...]

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Leach to play in Section 9 tennis tournament

Cornwall sophomore Dan Leach has received a medical waiver from Section 9 to compete in its tennis tournament after he was cleared to compete by a doctor Friday afternoon. Leach defaulted and missed the qualifying Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association championship this week after becoming ill during a practice session Wednesday. The waiver was granted [...]

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2017 OCIAA boys tennis: Arora, Warwick’s Algiere, Redmond champions (VIDEO)

The third time was a charm for Cornwall junior Lucas Arora. Arora won his first Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association singles title in his third straight finals appearance, defeating Goshen’s Lucas Irace 6-0, 6-2. Warwick’s Pearse Algiere and Dean Redmond claimed the school’s first OCIAA doubles title since 1990, ousting Newburgh Free Academy’s David Salazar [...]

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2017 Section 9 baseball brackets

Defending champion Kingston earned the top seed in the Section 9 Class AA tournament. Cornwall is the top seed in Class A. Defending champion Wallkill is seeded third in the five-team bracket. Spackenkill earned the top seed in Class B. Tri-Valley is the top seed in the four-team Class C bracket. Livingston Manor, the No. [...]

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2017 OCIAA singles early round results: Leach defaults from tourney

Cornwall sophomore Dan Leach defaulted out of the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association tournament after coming down with an illness. Leach, a three-time OCIAA and Section 9 doubles champion, was the third seed. Cornwall junior Lucas Arora, the top seed, advanced to the semifinals with a 6-0, 6-0 win over James I. O’Neill’s Ted Northup. [...]

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2017 OCIAA boys tennis early round doubles results

Top-seeded David Salazar and Troy Steiner of Newburgh Free Academy advanced to the OCIAA semifinals with a 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 win over Cornwall’s Emil Vyskocil and Reilly Chin Wednesday at Match Point Tennis in Goshen. Read here for more on Salazar and Steiner win. Salazar and Steiner will meet their teammates Jack Clayton and Matt [...]

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2017 MHAL boys tennis: Cheruiyot, Kalus doubles champions

New Paltz has won the Mid-Hudson Athletic League doubles title for the second straight year. And for the second straight year, sophomore Issac Cheruiyot is a member of the championship team. Cheruiyot teamed with Noah Kalus to defeat Rhinebeck’s Alec Gautier and Mitch Hutchins 6-1, 6-3 in the MHAL final. Onteora’s Tomas Pesko-West claimed the [...]

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2017 OCIAA golf tournament: Kleeschulte champion

Scott Kleeschulte continued Kingston’s run of champions at the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association golf championships Monday. For the fourth straight year, a Kingston golfer captured the OCIAA title as Kleeschulte shot a 5-over-par 75 to edge Valley Central’s Dylan Barone by a stroke. Kingston junior Jake Hommel was the two-time defending champion. Kingston’s Justin [...]

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2017 MHAL boys tennis first day results

New Paltz sophomore Issac Cheruiyot’s quest to win his second straight MHAL doubles title remains alive. Cheruiyot and Noah Kalus advanced to the MHAL semifinals with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Spackenkill’s Colin Smith and Eric Choi (Spackenkill) 6-1, 6-2. Cheruiyot won the doubles championship and placed third in Section 9 with Alessandro Mauceri last [...]

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Defending champion Tyler Reede leaves NFA tennis team

The upcoming OCIAA and Section 9 boys tennis tournaments will crown a new singles champion. Newburgh Free Academy senior Tyler Reede, who captured titles in both tournaments last spring, has left the team per coach Dennis Maher. Reede wasn’t in Newburgh Free Academy’s lineup against Cornwall Monday in a matchup of unbeaten teams. The 2016 [...]

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    Ken McMillan has been covering sports since he got his first writing job in 1979. He has covered Section 9 athletics for the past 34 years. He reports on college sports, including Army and Marist College. He also writes on TV/radio sports news, ... Read Full

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    Award-winning writer Sal Interdonato has been on the Army football beat since 2007. He'll take you inside the huddle and into the lives of the Black Knights. Read Full

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