Category Archives: High School Sports

Pole vaulters have Last Chance opportunity

The Hudson Valley Circus pole vaulting club in Warwick is offering a Last Chance meet for scholastic competitors who need to meet the national indoor championship standards. The meet is at 4:15 p.m. Sunday, preceded by beginner and intermediate instruction at 12:30 p.m. The meet entry fee is $30. The girls indoor meet standard is [...]

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Alpine skiing: State championships first day

Section 9 champions Hans Poelmann of Warwick and Shiau-Tau Ciecierska of Roosevelt failed to finish slalom runs and were eliminated from medal contention at the races held on Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, outside of Lake Placid. The top area finishers were Cornwall’s Charles Manzari, who placed eighth among the boys, and Miranda Davenport of Rondout [...]

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Monday’s state nordic ski meet postponed by cold; alpine still on

Monday’s state nordic ski championships at Lake Placid were postponed due to excessive cold weather. State guidelines mandate that temperatures had to be above minus-4 degrees (it was minus-6) and wind chills had to be above minus-11. The second day of competition is set for 10 a.m. Tuesday. The state alpine ski championships at nearby [...]

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Track & field: OCIAA championships day 2 results

Girls Team standings and key: 1. Monroe-Woodbury (MW) 187.5 points; 2. Cornwall (Cor) 107; 3. Middletown (Mid) 35; 4. Warwick (War) 32; 5. Kingston (King) 28; 6. Port Jervis (PJ) 21; 7. Washingtonville (Wash) 20; 8. Dover (Dov) 16; 9. Wallkill (Wall) 13; 10. Onteora (Ont) 10; 11. (tie) Ellenville (Ell), Pine Bush (PB), Goshen [...]

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Gymnastics: Section 9 championships – Jasmine Harrison repeats

Jasmine Harrison of Kingston won the all-around title, and placed first in all four disciplines for the second year in a row at the Section 9 gymnastics championships on Wednesday in Wallkill. Kingston, now merged with New Paltz, won the team title for the 13th consecutive year, beating Wallkill by nearly 13 points. Harrison posted [...]

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Alpine skiing: Section 9 seeds

These are the seeds for the upcoming Section 9 alpine ski championships, now re-scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday at Hunter Mountain. School key: Cornwall (Cor); Fallsburg/Tri-Valley (Fall/TV); Goshen (Gosh); James I. O’Neill (JIO); Liberty (Lib); Monroe-Woodbury (MW); Monticello (Mont); Onteora (Ont); Rondout Valley-Kingston-F.D. Roosevelt-Coleman (RKFC); Sullivan West (SW); Warwick (War) Girls seeds: 1. Giovanna Fichera [...]

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Track and field: OCIAA division championships results

Boys track and field OCIAA division championships (Saturday, at West Point) Division I Team key: Kingston (King); Middletown (Mid); Monroe-Woodbury (MW); Newburgh Free Academy (NFA); Pine Bush (PB) 55-meters: 1. Seth Wilson (MW) 6.72; 2. Damien Farmer (King) 6.80; 55 hurdles: 1. Dylan Soder (MW) 8.00; 2. Aiden Farrell (PB) 8.50; 300: 1. Tom Cooper [...]

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Sports cancellations for Monday, Tuesday

All high school (varsity and junior varsity) and middle school athletic events for Monday have been postponed. All varsity events for Tuesday have been cancelled. Mount Saint Mary has postponed Monday night’s home game with The Sage Colleges. No makeup date has been announced. Army’s hockey game at Princeton, scheduled for Tuesday night, has been [...]

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Wrestling: Section 9 duals semifinals and finals

Finals No. 1 Minisink Valley 43, No. 2 Monroe-Woodbury 21 99 pounds: Jarred Greiner (MV) pin Marco Vespa (MW) 3:05; 106: Connor Greiner (MV) pin Jake Minnies (MW) 0:41; 113: Tom Daly (MV) d. Rob Ricci (MW) 5-0; 120: Kevin Kelly (MW) d. Matt Lopez (MV) 7-5; 126: Vinny Vespa (MW) d. Gerard Daly (MV) 4-2; 132: Tyler Mayo (MV) Anthony Eckerson (MW) 5-1; 138: [...]

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Girls’ soccer all-state teams

Class AA Second team – Nikki Wagner (Monroe-Woodbury, Sr., MF); Sixth team – Erin Mellett (Monroe-Woodbury, Sr., D); Caitlin Leen (Monroe-Woodbury, Sr., D) Class A Second team – Samantha O’Malley (Goshen, Jr., D); Fourth team – Erin Sanders (Goshen, Jr., D) Class B Fifth team – Julia Kollesar (Spackenkill, Sr., MF) Class C First team [...]

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