Category Archives: Golf

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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Pennington finishes ninth in state

Rondout Valley sophomore Amber Pennington posted the fourth-best score of the final round, carding a 1-over-par 73, to top all Section 9 golfers at the state championship at Bethpage’s Yellow Course in Farmingdale. Pennington, the two-time Section 9 champion, moved from 23rd to ninth place (12-over 156). She had 15 pars and one birdie in [...]

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Section 9 Girls Golf: Amber Pennington first-round leader

Rondout Valley sophomore Amber Pennington shot an even-par 71 and is six shots clear of the field after the first round of the Section 9 championship at Apple Greens Golf Course in Highland. Pennington is 18 holes away from her second section championship. She won the tournament as an eighth-grader in 2016. Pine Bush senior [...]

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Varsity 845 and THR reporting policy

With the high school spring season upon us (yes, even with the snow), here is a reminder for all the varsity head coaches on the reporting policies to Varsity 845 and the Times Herald-Record sports department. Report your games by email (sports@th-record.com) and fax (845-342-6024) by 9:15 p.m. on the day of the game (Saturdays, [...]

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College signings: 2018 class

Varsity 845 is compiling a list of local seniors who have signed national letters of intent to continue their athletic careers. Email any signing photos to sports@th-record.com   Baseball Division I Johnny Hipsman (Chester) Richmond Nick Rivera (Monroe-Woodbury) Fairleigh Dickinson Howard Sewell (Middletown) Manhattan Division II T.J. Gregory (Chester) St. Thomas Aquinas Brody Ryan (Warwick) [...]

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Dickson qualifies for U.S. Junior Amateur

Washingtonville’s Matt Dickson punched his ticket to the U.S. Junior Amateur Friday, firing an even-par 71 in a qualifier at Mount Kisco Country Club. Dickson, who just completed his junior year at Washingtonville, finished second in the field of 80 golfers vying for three qualifying spots. He shot 2-under (34) on the back nine with [...]

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Pennington, Tartaglione share first-round lead at Section 9 girls golf tourney

Rondout Valley freshman Amber Pennington and Pine Bush junior Pasqualina Tartaglione each shot 6-over-par 77s Monday at Apple Greens and are tied for the first-round lead. Pennington is looking to win her second straight section title. The top nine golfers following Wednesday’s second and final round advance to the state tournament on June 3-4 at [...]

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Kienz takes first-round lead at Section 9 tourney

Valley Central senior Josh Kienz fired his first under-par round in tournament play to grab the first-round lead at the Section 9 tournament. Kienz made seven, yes seven, birdies including three in a row on holes 11, 12 and 13 to card a 1-under-par 69. Burke Catholic coach Rich Welch, who was assigned to Kienz’s [...]

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2017 OCIAA golf tournament: Kleeschulte champion

Scott Kleeschulte continued Kingston’s run of champions at the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association golf championships Monday. For the fourth straight year, a Kingston golfer captured the OCIAA title as Kleeschulte shot a 5-over-par 75 to edge Valley Central’s Dylan Barone by a stroke. Kingston junior Jake Hommel was the two-time defending champion. Kingston’s Justin [...]

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Going low: Hommel leads area’s top boys golf scores

Kingston junior Jake Hommel’s 4-under-par 32 at Wiltwyck Golf Club stands as the top score this season. Hommel seeks his third straight Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association Open title Monday at West Point Golf Course. As boys golf hits its final week of the regular season, here’s a list of the low 9-hole scores this [...]

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