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Ken McMillan

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, having worked in local cable television and radio in the past. He is a best-selling author.

Softball schedule for March

The 2-feet of snow dropped by Winter Storm Stella is still messing up the works in the Hudson Valley, but some scheduled scrimmages and games for softball are still on the schedule before the end of the month. Here is a look at what lies ahead, although we would advise you follow the schedules on [...]

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Former NFA student makes hometown boxing debut

By Ken McMillan Times Herald-Record NEWBURGH – On the day of his first hometown boxing match, Marquise Williams spent the afternoon with his coach, Leonard Lee. He slept a bit and basically hung out. “We talked, argued and laughed … all kind of stuff,’’ Lee said. “We were just relaxing.’’ As the Newburgh Free Academy [...]

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Girls track and field: Final Section 9 girls leaders

(Top-50 state rankings in parenthesis) 55 meters: (15) De’ja Bowen (Middletown, So.) 7.21; (39) Kayla Meade (Cornwall, Jr.) 7.37; Kate Laskoski (Goshen, Sr.) 7.42; Marielle Apronti (Newburgh, Sr.) 7.55; Crystal Hughes (Dover, Sr.) 7.57; Kyara Thompson (Newburgh, Sr.) 7.60; Medina Walters (Rondout Valley, So.) 7.64; Charlotte O’Connor (Warwick, 8th) 7.65; Jody Smith (Monroe-Woodbury, So.) 7.65; [...]

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Boys track and field: Final Section 9 boys leaders

(Top-50 state rankings in parenthesis) 55 meters: (7) Jaheim Jones (Lourdes-Section 1, So., Marlboro resident) 6.43; (13) Kabongo Barry (Spackenkill, Sr.) 6.46; (43) Davon Davis (Pine Bush, Sr.) 6.62; Curai White (Middletown, Sr.) 6.64; Markese Shelby (Roosevelt, Sr.) 6.89; Ethan Penner (O’Neill, Sr.) 6.82; Nathaniel Drew (Newburgh, So.) 6.83; Tyler Williams (Warwick, Sr.) 6.84; Jadon [...]

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Track and field: State Federation championship seeds

The state Federation seeds for Section 9 athletes competing in the New York State championships on Saturday, to be held at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex on Staten Island. The Federation includes schools from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association, New York City’s Public Schools Athletic League, the Catholic High School Athletic [...]

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Section 9 track and field qualifier seeds

The Section 9 track and field state qualifier meet will be held Friday at Gillis Fieldhouse at West Point. The following are the top-5 seeds in each event, with top-100 state rankings added. The top two finishers in each individual final, plus third-place finishers who have met a state-meet standard, will advance to the state [...]

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Section 9 basketball brackets for boys and girls

Boys basketball Section 9 tournament Class AA Quarterfinals Tuesday, February 28 No. 8 Middletown at No. 1 Pine Bush, 6 p.m. No. 5 Washingtonville at No. 4 Newburgh, 6 p.m. No. 6 Monroe-Woodbury at No. 3 Roosevelt, 7 p.m. No. 7 Kingston at No. 2 Burke Catholic, 6 p.m. Semifinals Thursday, March 2 Kingston-Burke winner [...]

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Weather prompts seven postponements

Tuesday’s sleet and ice storm prompted numerous school delays, but only seven varsity athletic postponements for this evening. By the way: Keep an eye out for the Wednesday-into-Thursday forecast for more snow. Alpine skiing Monroe-Woodbury, Warwick, Cornwall, Goshen, O’Neill in giant slalom, at Mount Peter, Warwick, PPD. Boys basketball New Paltz at Wallkill, PPD. Poughkeepsie [...]

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Tuesday sports slate nearly wiped clean

The early Tuesday snowstorm has cancelled all Section 9 high school sports action, and all but two local collegiate events. Still on, as of 2:10 p.m., is a men’s basketball game pitting St. Joseph’s Patchogue and host Mount Saint Mary (7 p.m.). The Tuesday postponement slate is as follows: Alpine skiing Monroe-Woodbury, Warwick, Cornwall, Goshen, [...]

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Monday’s weather prompts postponements

It was a small schedule that got even smaller with the Nor’easter headed into the Mid-Hudson Valley on Monday. As of noon, only one Section 9 varsity athletic event was still scheduled: the boys’ swim meet between Burke Catholic and host Warwick, at 4:30 p.m. Boys basketball Chester at Fallsburg, PPD. to TBA Roscoe at [...]

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