Category Archives: Other Sports

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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Despite rumors flying, Kevin Ross not interested in open M-W football job

There was a blazing hot rumor making the rounds in Section 9 football circles this week.Word was that Burke Catholic football coach Kevin Rosswas, at the very least, interested in the open Monroe-Woodbury football job – if he hadn’t already applied for it.Well, it’s time to put the rumor to bed. Ross is staying put [...]

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Section 9 nordic ski results

We just got the results from the Section 9 nordic ski championships, which were held on Feb. 12. It was a 10 kilometer course at Mohonk Mountain. Boys Team scores: 1. Wallkill (W) 27; 2. New Paltz (14); 3. Kingsotn (5). Individual results: 1. James Blake (W) 35:36; 2. Joe Riley-Scotto (W) 36:09; 3. Michael [...]

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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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Local experts make their Super Bowl predictions for V845

Vinny Aloi Credentials: Chester quarterback. The 2014 Varsity845 Player of the Year led the Hambletonians to the Class D state championship game the last two years. The pick: New England The score: “I’ll go with 35-27.” Analysis: “I’m a big Patriots fan, so I have to go with them. The Seahawks can’t cover Gronk (New England tight end Rob [...]

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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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