Category Archives: Lacrosse

NFA boys lax looking up after back-to-back wins

Newburgh Free Academy’s boys lacrosse team did something last week it hadn’t done since 2007. Win back-to-back games. The Goldbacks improved to 2-3 with wins over Wallkill and Rhinebeck and that is thanks in large part to a culture change started by first-year head coach Jim Horton Jr. Check out seniors Angelo Foster and Paul [...]

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Bike for Cancer Care to honor Barnes

The 12th annual Bike for Cancer Care event will be held on Sunday, Sept. 20 at Dietz Stadium in Kingston. This year, the 50-mile ride will be renamed the Dan Barnes Memorial in honor of the late Kingston High football and lacrosse standout. Barnes passed away earlier this year at 30 after an 18-month battle [...]

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Warwick ranked in latest NYS lax poll

For the first time, a Section 9 Class A boys lacrosse team has been ranked in the state poll. The New York State Sportswriters Association released its weekly rankings on Monday, with Warwick taking the No. 19 spot in Class A. No Class A team from Section 9 had ever been ranked before. Here’s the [...]

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Section 9 girls lacrosse state tournament info

Section 9′s lacrosse champions begin play in the state tournament on Wednesday. Here’s a quick look at the opening round matchups. GIRLS LACROSSE Class A Kingston (16-2) vs. Suffern (14-5, Section 1) Wednesday, 5 p.m. at Fox Lane About Kingston: The Tigers won a ninth consecutive Section 9 title with a 15-10 victory over Monroe-Woodbury [...]

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Section 9 boys lacrosse state tournament info

Section 9′s lacrosse champions begin play in the state tournament on Wednesday. Here’s a quick look at the opening round matchups. BOYS LACROSSE Class A Warwick (18-0) vs. Niskayuna (17-2, Section 2) Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. at Faller Field, Middletown About Warwick: The Wildcats carry an undefeated record into state tournament play after winning a second [...]

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Section 9 boys lacrosse playoff brackets

Class A Quarterfinals Monday, May 18 No. 5 Monroe-Woodbury at No. 4 Minisink Valley, 4:30 p.m. No. 6 Kingston at No. 3 Pine Bush, 6 p.m. Semifinals Wednesday, May 20 Minisink/Monroe winner at No. 1 Warwick, 5 p.m. Pine Bush/Kingston winner at No. 2 Valley Central, 6 p.m. Championship game Friday, May 22 Semifinal winners [...]

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MW’s Humphrey scores 100th career goal

Monroe-Woodbury girls lacrosse coach Liz Cassese considers Julie Humphrey one of the most selfless players on the team. She’s a hard-worker, a leader and a teacher. Cassese often sees Humphrey, a senior midfielder, working closely with other players. So it was nice for Cassese and the rest of the team to see Humphrey get some [...]

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VC hosts Warwick in big lax matchup Tuesday night

The players on both sides have been thinking about this game for the better part of the last 11 months. Undefeated Warwick (6-0) heads to Montgomery to take on undefeated Valley Central (8-0) at 6 p.m. on Tuesday in the first can’t-miss boys lacrosse game of 2015 in Section 9. Check out the video above [...]

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Section 9 remembers Dan Barnes

Tony Tocco knew he didn’t have much time to teach Dan Barnes how to be a lacrosse player. Barnes, who was a first team Varsity845 linebacker at Kingston during his senior year in 2002, decided to pick up lacrosse during his final few months of school. Tocco, coaching Kingston’s varsity team at the time, figured [...]

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Section 9 boys’ lacrosse All-Division All-Stars: 2014

Here are the All-Division boys’ lacrosse All-Stars for the 2014 season. These teams are voted on by the Section 9 head coaches. Division I Attack Billy Bacon, Pine Bush, Sr. Will Lewis, Middletown, Sr. Ryan Fischer, Monroe-Woodbury, Sr. Sean Degnan, Monroe-Woodbury, Jr. Midfield Josh Aviles, Middletown, Sr. Adam Sawitsky, Pine Bush, Sr. Tommy Friedman, Monroe-Woodbury, [...]

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