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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.

State rankings: Kingston, Washingtonville, Ellenville remain ranked

Kingston stayed in the state boys basketball Class AA rankings for the sixth straight week. The Tigers (12-2) fell from No. 15 to 20 after a 64-60 loss to Poughkeepsie, the state’s 17th-ranked Class A team. Washingtonville (12-1) dropped from No. 16 to No. 23 in the Class AA rankings. The Wizards suffered their first [...]

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2018 Varsity 845 Football All-Star Package

Running back Amin Woods is the fifth Cornwall recipient of the Varsity 845 football player of the year. Woods, a junior, stepped up his game in the postseason, rushing for more than 1,000 yards in five games, helping Cornwall to a state Class A title. He is the first Cornwall player to win the award [...]

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Mid-Hudson Tournament: Malheiro, Walsh MOWs

Highland senior Mat Malheiro and Rondout Valley sophomore Nikko Walsh was named the most outstanding wrestlers in their class at the Mid-Hudson tournament at Arlington High School in Freedom Plains. Malheiro edged Valley Central’s Matt Romano 3-2 in double overtime in the 132-pound final. Walsh blanked Ward Melville’s Tom Fitzsimmons 6-0 in the 113-pound final. [...]

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Serafini pins way to Mid-Hudson second day

Newburgh Free Academy senior 170-pounder Tyler Serafini pinned all four of his opponents during the pool round to advance to the second day of the Mid-Hudson tournament at Arlington High School in Freedom Plains. Serafini is now 25-0 with 19 falls on the season. Fifty-two Section 9 wrestlers will join Serafini in the quarterfinals Friday [...]

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Noriel Brown’s buzzer beater lifts Middletown over Kingston

Noriel Brown has hit some game-winning shots for Middletown in his career. But, Wednesday’s buzzer beater perhaps topped them all. Brown caught Jalen Hammonds’ missed shot out of the air and banked it off the glass as the time expired to lift Middletown to a 75-73 win over Kingston in an OCIAA Division I battle [...]

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Cornwall’s Fay, Moulton sweep Section 9 volleyball honors

Cornwall’s Meg Fay and Jeff Moulton were named the Section 9 player of the year and coach of the year by area coaches. Fay, a senior outside hitter, set Cornwall’s all-time kills record with 747. She led the Dragons with 243 kills, 109 digs, 52 aces and a .309 hitting percentage. Moulton guided Cornwall to [...]

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Revised State Boys Soccer Final Four schedule

Five boys soccer semifinal games have been moved to Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh and Marlboro High Saturday due to field conditions at Middletown High’s grass surface and Twin Towers Middle School. All state finals will now be played Sunday at Middletown High’s turf field. Here’s an updated schedule: Saturday Class AA semifinals (at [...]

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2018 Section 9 Boys Soccer Coaches All-Stars

Class AA champion Monroe-Woodbury had four players named to the all-section team by area coaches. Seniors Christian Garner, Nolan Kelly, Dylan McDermott and Connor Paik represented the Crusaders on the 20-member all-section team. Senior goalie Stuart Boller made the all-section for Class D champion Mount Academy. ALL-SECTION Wakely Banker, Warwick, Sr., defense; Stuart Boller, Mount [...]

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2018 Section 9 girls tennis draws

Washingtonville’s Jalynn Balleste and Warwick’s Sammy Killin and Gabby Donohue earned top seeds in singles and doubles respectively in the Section 9 tournament. Action begins Thursday morning at Match Point Tennis in Goshen. Quarterfinal winners advance to Friday’s semifinals at 10 a.m. Section 9 championships (at Match Point Tennis, Goshen) Singles Round of 16: No. [...]

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2018 Section 9 Girls Soccer Brackets

Monroe-Woodbury and S.S. Seward earned top seeds in Class AA and Class C respectively in the Section 9 girls soccer tournament. Class A and Class B brackets are incomplete. Eldred is the only Class D team that qualified for the postseason and advances to the state tournament. Section 9 tournament Class AA Quarterfinals Friday, Oct. [...]

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    Sports editor Ken McMillan has been covering sports since he got his first writing job in 1979. He has covered Section 9 athletics for the past 35 years. He reports on local college and high school. He also writes on TV/radio sports news, having ... 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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