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Will Montgomery

Will Montgomery covers boys’ soccer, girls’ basketball, boys’ and girls’ swimming and diving, boys’ lacrosse and baseball (including the Hudson Valley Renegades) for Varsity845.com and the Times Herald-Record. Prior to joining the TH-R in November 2010, he wrote for The Record (Troy, N.Y.) for three years. He tweets things: @THR_Montgomery

All-State large school football team announced

The New York State Sportswriters Association released its annual large school (Classes AA and A) All-State football teams today. For the full teams, check out RoadToSyracuse.com. Section 9 players who made the teams are listed below.   Class AA First team offense Brendan Egan, Warwick, Sr., OL Second team defense Erich Keutmann, Washingtonville, Sr., LB [...]

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Warwick to host bone marrow registry benefit on Friday

GOSHEN — John S. Burke Catholic boys basketball head coach John Kelly has a plea for college students home on break looking for something to do on Friday night. Come catch a basketball game and maybe save a life. The Be The Hero For A Hero Foundation is hosting a bone marrow registry swab party [...]

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All-State small school football team announced

The New York State Sportswriters Association released its annual small school (Classes B, C and D) All-State football team on Wednesday. Check out the full teams here. Section 9 players who made the team are listed below. Class B Second team offense Camron Abalos, Spackenkill, Sr., QB Second team defense Kyiev Bennermon, Spackenkill, Jr., DL [...]

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Minisink Valley to retire Dolson’s number on Dec. 21

Minisink Valley will celebrate the career of 2010 grad Stefanie Dolson before a Dec. 21 game against Kingston. Dolson, who is Minisink Valley’s all-time leading scorer, went on to win two national championships at Connecticut and was drafted as the No. 6 pick in the 2014 WNBA draft. The ceremony will take place between the [...]

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Section 9 lacrosse organizing Shootout For Soldiers

Section 9 lacrosse is planning to host a Shootout For Soldiers fundraising event on June 16-17. A 24-hour lacrosse game will be played, with the proceeds going to charities that support military, fire and police service members. To get more information – and to sign up as a volunteer or as a team – visit [...]

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Goshen’s Elston, Port’s Quarshie lead local XC All-State selections

Goshen’s Olivia Elston, who placed second in the state Class B championships in November, and Port Jervis’ Kaylah Quarshie were both named to the All-State Class B first team. Elston will continue her running career at Syracuse University. Visit newyorksportswriters.org/reference for the full list of All-State runners. Class A Third team: Jessica Pidgeon, Monroe-Woodbury; Jennie Prial, Warwick. [...]

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Eldred’s Kelty leads local All-State girls soccer players

Eldred senior striker Lynzee Kelty, who scored over 100 goals in her high school career, was named to the All-State Class D first team. James I. O’Neill’s Hannah Salus and S.S. Seward’s Erin Sgombick were second team players in Class B and C, respectively. Visit newyorksportswriters.org/reference for the full list of All-State players. Class AA Third team: [...]

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Section 9 Football Coaches All-Stars

Section 9′s football coaches met recently to pick its annual All-Section and All-League All-Star teams. The Varsity845 team will be announced soon. The Section 9 coaches teams are listed below. SNFCA All-League-All-Section Selections, 2016 Class AA All-League Newburgh Free Academy: Uh’Chiaron Hanson, Bruno Hernandez, Vernon Smith, Ryan Skivington, Dakoda Drummond, Ruben Ortega Monroe Woodbury: Vincent [...]

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Local high school basketball scrimmages

The high school basketball season will soon be upon us. In the meantime, there are a number of scrimmages happening all over Section 9 in the next few days. Boys basketball Tuesday Cornwall at Minisink Valley, 4 p.m. Goshen at Clarkstown South, 4:30 p.m. Pine Bush at Red Hook, 5 p.m. Pine Plains at S.S. [...]

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Section 9 football final standings and stats for 2016

Rushing Player; school; att.; yds.; TD Tiquan Scott; James I. O’Neill; 168; 1,622; 23 Garnett Nicolas; John S. Burke Catholic; 199; 1,565; 22 Roy Penn-Cosentino; Liberty; 118; 1,550; 23 Jimmy Verney; New Paltz; 138; 1,290; 22 Khadeem Richards; Monticello; 123; 1,186; 12 Camron Abalos; Spackenkill; 125; 1,167; 16 Trasean Jewell; Pine Bush; 147; 1,133; 14 [...]

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