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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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Sessa selected for Under Armor underclass All-Star game

Minisink Valley junior attack Joe Sessa has been selected to participate on the 2014 upstate New York All-Star team in the Under Armor All-Star games in Baltimore on July 11-13. Sessa, who has verbally committed to Yale University, is the only Section 9 player on the roster. Full rosters are available here. This spring for [...]

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Section 9 girls’ lacrosse coaches all-stars

Check out the Section 9 girls’ lacrosse teams (see below). And, FYI: We are putting together the Varsity845 girls’ lacrosse team, which will run within the next two weeks. Stay tuned. 1st Team                                  Player                         Year                            Position Cornwall                                  Jessica Gurrieri                        9                                  GK Pine Bush                                Kayley Carnes             12                                A Burke Catholic                                     Amber Brisacone [...]

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