Category Archives: High School Sports

Most of Tuesday high school action is postponed

Tuesday’s inclement weather and forecast for freezing rain has led to the postponement of most of tonight’s high school varsity action. Alpine skiing Monticello, Rondout Valley, Kingston, Onteora, Liberty, Fallsburg/Tri-Valley, Sullivan West in giant slalom at Holiday Mountain, CCD. Monroe-Woodbury, Warwick, Cornwall, Goshen, O’Neill in slalom at Mount Peter, 4:30 p.m. Boys basketball Millbrook at [...]

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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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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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XC skiing: New Paltz’s Nagel fourth at state meet

New Paltz’s Jordan Nagel placed fourth to lead all Section 9 competitors at the state championships held at Mount Van Hoevenberg in North Elba on Monday. Nagel skated 7.5 kilometers in 26 minutes, 37.3 seconds. Abby Williams of Wallkill placed 30th (29:51.8), New Paltz’s Kelly Vinett was 36th (31:48.1), Wallkill’s Kayleigh Joyce was 39th (33:01.4), [...]

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Section 9 alpine ski championships

(at Hunter Mountain, Hunter) State qualifiers marked by asterisk (*); alternate marked by hashtag (#) Girls Team: 1. Rondout Valley/Kingston/F.D. Roosevelt/Coleman Catholic (RKFC). Combined slalom, giant slalom times: 1. Shiau Tau Ciecierska* (RKFC) 54.76; 2. Jackie Ford* (Onteora) 58.71; 3. Miranda Davenport* (RKFC) 58.75; 4. Mackenzie Mitchell* (Monticello) 59.27; 5. Giovanna Fichera* (Cornwall) 59.59; 6. [...]

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Track and field: Section 9 leaders

BOYS (through January 5) Top-50 state rankings are listed, or top mark 55-meters (Fully Automatic Timing only): 2. Jahnique Dessaline (Newburgh, Sr.) 6.47 (No. 13 in USA); 42. Izahiah Moore (Middletown) 6.74; 42. Bobby Williams (Newburgh), Sr.) 6.74; Blaine Billings (Newburgh, Sr.) 6.76; Ivan Dorsett (Newburgh, Sr.) 6.82; Stephan Scott (Newburgh, So.) 6.85; Curai White [...]

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Track and field: Nationals update, early Saturday afternoon

Girls Championships 1,600-meter relay (Sunday 12:15 p.m.): Monroe-Woodbury (Alexis Gomez, Morgan Menzzasalma, Spencer Pavia, Olivia Gibson) * Distance medley relay : 8. Cornwall (Beatrice Boylan, Dara Cuffe, Ashley Wallace, Jillian Decker) 12:06.29. Pole vault (Sunday 10 a.m.): Samantha Beyar (Monroe-Woodbury) Shot put (Saturday 1:30 p.m.): Valerie Hinds (Kingston) Weight throw (Sunday 9:30 a.m.): Zandra Adams [...]

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Track and field: Locals competing at nationals

The following Section 9 athletes are competing at the New Balance Indoor Nationals, to be held at the New York Armory from Friday through Sunday. The meet will be webcast, with multiple video channels (which helps for field events), on NBnationals.com and NY.MileSplit.com. Girls Championships 1,600-meter relay (Sunday 12:15 p.m.): Monroe-Woodbury (Alexis Gomez, Morgan Menzzasalma, [...]

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State track & field wrap: Two golds, three silvers, two bronzes

The Newburgh Free Academy boys 800-meter relay and the Cornwall girls 3,200 relay were both victorious at the state indoor track and field championships in Ithaca. Newburgh’s Stephan Scott, Jahnique Dessaline, Marc Bellamour and Blaine Billings won in 1:30.89. Cornwall’s Ashley Wallace, Beatrice Boylan, Dara Cuffe and Jillian Decker won in 9:22.07, edging Shenendehowa by three-quarters of [...]

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