Category Archives: Cross Country

College bound: Where Class of 2018 will be competing at next level

Here’s a list of the Varsity 845 2018 graduates and where they will be attending college this fall. If we are missing anyone, please send us a direct message on Twitter @Varsity845 Football FCS (Division I-AA) Max Heinrich (Goshen) Marist Pete Matthews (Newburgh Free Academy) Robert Morris Nick Wiley (Goshen, Don Bosco Prep) Colgate, walk-on [...]

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Turkey Trot Thursday highlights Running Calendar

Race calendar November Thur. 23 (Thanksgiving day) – Washingtonville Turkey Trot; 3-mile cross country race, Cost: $5 and a non-perishable food item for donation to Country Kids Food Pantry. Registration at 8;15 a.m. Race at 9:01 a.m. December Sat. 2 – Santa Sprint 5K, New Windsor. 3.1 miles. Register: Sun. 3 – Reindeer Ramble [...]

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Cross country: Section 9 meet results

Cross country Section 9 championships (at Bear Mountain, 3 miles) The winning team and the remaining top five finishers per class (designated by an asterisk) advance to next week’s state championships in Wayne. Class A boys Scores and key: 1. Monroe-Woodbury (MW) 57 points; 2. Warwick (War) 59; 3. Minisink Valley (MV) 90; 4. F.D. [...]

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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 for the full list of All-State runners. Class A Third team: Jessica Pidgeon, Monroe-Woodbury; Jennie Prial, Warwick. [...]

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Section 9 cross country championship results

It was a gorgeous day for cross-country running at Bear Mountain State Park. It was sunny, mid-50s temperature wise, a little breeze on the stretch runs but much more windy along Hessian Lake. The Section 9 cross country championship results: Boys (at Bear Mountain, 3 miles) Winning team and top five runners (marked by asterisk) [...]

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Munks takes 37th place at national XC championships

Monroe-Woodbury senior Kathryn Munks placed 37th at the girls Foot Locker national championships at Balboa Park in San Diego on Saturday. She covered the five-kilometer course in 18:44.5. “It was an awesome experience being here. The girls went out super fast,” Munks said. “That first half-mile was really, really fast and the packs formed early [...]

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Cross country: Section 9 championship results

The seven members of the winning team, plus the top five finishers from the remaining teams (marked by an asterisk) advance to the Nov. 14 state championships at Monroe-Woodbury High School Class A boys Team standings and key: 1. Warwick (War) 41 points; 2. Kingston (King) 83; 3. Monroe-Woodbury (MW) 93; 4. F.D. Roosevelt (FDR) [...]

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Cross country: Mid-Hudson Athletic League meet results

Boys Team scores and key: 1. F.D. Roosevelt (FDR) 25 points; 2. Dover (Dov) 75; 3. Wallkill (Wall) 112; 4. Onteora (Ont) 127; 5. New Paltz (NP) 152; 6. Red Hook (RH) 171; 7. Marlboro (Marl) 212; 8. Rondout Valley (RV) 230; 9. Spackenkill (Spac) 266; 10. Ellenville (Ell) 269; 11. Highland (High) 277; 12. [...]

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Cross country: Monroe-Woodbury Pre-State Classic lineups

According to Tully Runners, there are 112 schools entered, 208 teams and 3,184 runners set to compete. Tully Preseason computer rankings in parenthesis. Boys Varsity I (10 a.m.) Monroe-Woodbury; New Paltz; Onteora, Pine Bush; Arlington (Class A-6); Haldane (D-5); Irvington; Mahopac; Amsterdam; Briarcliff; Corning (A-7); Depew; Gouverneur; Lake Placid (D-2); Lockport; Mayfield; Potsdam; Seton Catholic; [...]

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XC, track: Six make college choices

A half-dozen Orange County scholastic athletes have made their college commitments for 2015-16. Pole vaulter Derek Dibona of Warwick is headed for Connecticut. As for the distance runners, Jill Decker of Cornwall is going to Buffalo, as is Port Jervis’ Brittany Fuller; Cornwall’s Ashley Wallace is headed for Marist; Warwick’s Lauren Rothstein is going to [...]

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