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Tuesday snow forecast prompts numerous high school postponements

Tuesday’s inclement weather forcecast for this afternoon and this evening has prompted the vast majority of local high school varsity athletic events to be postponed (many to Wednesday). All but five events, as of 2:20 p.m., have been cancelled. Keep checking Varsity845.com for further updates. Alpine skiing Monticello, Rondout Valley, Kingston, Onteora, Liberty, Fallsburg/Tri-Valley, Sullivan [...]

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Nine for Nine – Section 9 girls track and field leaders

(State rankings in parenthesis) Through January 9 55 meters: (17) De’ja Bowen (Middletown, So.) 7.41; (43) Kayla Meade (Cornwall, Jr.) 7.52; Kyara Thompson (Newburgh, Sr.) 7.65; Medina Walters (Rondout Valley, So.) 7.68; Marielle Apronti (Newburgh, Sr.) 7.73; Livi Longendyke (Kingston, So.) 7.80; Jody Smith (Monroe-Woodbury, So.) 7.81; Aniyah Fisher (Washingtonville, Sr.) 7.89; Maimuna Jammen (Newburgh, [...]

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State girls basketball poll, as of Jan. 3

The updated New York State Sportswriters Association girls basketball poll will be released on Tuesday, Jan. 10, but here’s a look at the Jan. 3 version. Class AA: 1. Long Island Lutheran (AIS) 5-1; 2. South Shore (PSAL) 7-2; 3. Christ the King (CHSAA) 6-3; 4. Cardinal O’Hara (CHSAA) 5-2; 5. Baldwin (8) 5-0; 10. [...]

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High school, college schedules for Wed. Jan. 4

High school Boys basketball Chapel Field at Sullivan West, 5:30 p.m. Onteora at Spackenkill, 5:45 p.m. Millbrook at Highland, 5:45 p.m. Monticello at Wallkill, 6 p.m. Rhinebeck at Goshen, 6 p.m. Fallsburg at Chester, 6 p.m. Tri-Valley at Livingston Manor, 6:30 p.m. S.S. Seward at Eldred, 6:30 p.m. Tuxedo at Roscoe, 6:30 p.m. Valley Central [...]

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Section 9 XC ski results from first two meets

The results from the first two Section 9 nordic (cross-country) ski meets, held last month (the next meet is also a national junior qualifier on Saturday at Gore Mountain): December 15 at Lake Minnewaska Boys (6 miles) Team scores and key: 1. Wallkill (W) 36 points; 2. New Paltz (NP) 32; 3. Monticello (M) 5. [...]

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Nine for Nine – Section 9 boys track and field leaders

Through January 1, 2017 State rankings in parenthesis 55 meters: (39) Jaheim Jones (Lourdes-Section 1, So., Marlboro resident) 6.73; Markese Shelby (Roosevelt, Sr.) 6.89; Jadon Munroe (Newburgh, Jr.) 6.92; Curai White (Middletown, Sr.) 6.92; T.J. Gayle (Cornwall, Sr.) 6.92; Ethan Penner (O’Neill, Sr.) 6.99; Owen Kelly (Monroe-Woodbury, Fr.) 7.01; Ramasoj Williams (Roosevelt, Jr.) 7.04; David [...]

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Catskill weather claims five high school events tonight

The early arrival of snows in the Catskills has resulted in five postponements of varsity athletic action this evening. The rest of the slate is on, but drivers should be mindful of road conditions later as snow arrives and the temperatures drop. Boys basketball Newburgh at Saugerties, 5:30 p.m. Liberty at Rondout Valley, 5:45 p.m. [...]

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Dozen postponements dot Monday high school schedule

There are 12 postponements and cancellations of high school sports action today due to the overnight snowstorm. Boys basketball Roosevelt at Monroe-Woodbury, 6:30 p.m. Warwick at Middletown, 7 p.m. Seward at Cornwall, 7 p.m. Onteora at Spackenkill, PPD. New Paltz at Rondout Valley, PPD. Red Hook at Burke Catholic, PPD. Fallsburg at Livingston Manor, PPD. [...]

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Tuesday schedule changes

The impending inclement weather has prompted a number of schedule changes and postponements for Tuesday night high school varsity sports action. Boys basketball Onteora at Spackenkill, cancelled Red Hook at Burke Catholic, cancelled Port Jervis at Monroe-Woodbury, moved to 4:30 p.m. Tuxedo at Chester, moved to 5 p.m. Girls basketball Rondout Valley at Onteora, cancelled [...]

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State final four results for soccer, field hockey

Boys soccer State tournament At Middletown High School Class AA Semifinals No. 4 New Rochelle (1) 4, No. 2 Calhoun (8) 3 (OT) No. 1 Fairport (5) 0, No. 3 Bethlehem (2) 0 (2 OT; Fairport wins shootout 4-3) Final No. 4 New Rochelle (1) 2, No. 1 Fairport (5) 1 Class A Semifinals No. [...]

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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, ... Read Full

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