Category Archives: Other Sports

Cheerleading competition at Pine Bush results

I dropped by the cheerleading competition at Pine Bush High School on Sunday and here are the final results. For a photo gallery from the meet, click here. Check out the Times Herald-Record on Sun., Jan. 31 for more on competitive cheerleading and how NYSPHSAA’s first state tournament has changed the sport.   Varsity large [...]

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Track and field: Section 9 leaders as of Jan. 12

Top-50 state rankings are listed, or top mark BOYS 55-meters (FAT only): 2. Jahnique Dessaline (Newburgh, Sr.) 6.47; 2. 48. Izahiah Moore (Middletown) 6.74; 48. 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 (Pine Bush, Jr.) 6.89; Jadon Monroe (Newburgh, So.) [...]

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Many events postponed by snow threat

With winter weather likely to move into the region through the afternoon and evening, many local sporting events scheduled for tonight have been postponed. New dates are listed where provided. For the full list of postponements, including jayvee and modified contests, visit the OCIAA schedule page. Update, 3:47 p.m.: Some additional information has come in…I’ve [...]

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Union-Endicott Duals pools

Local powers Minisink Valley and Monroe-Woodbury were placed on opposite sides of the draw and would only meet in the finals of Union-Endicott Duals this weekend. Minisink Valley, the defending champions and the No. 3 team in the state, will wrestle against Long Beach, Patchogue-Medford and Union-Endicott during the pool round Saturday. Monroe-Woodbury, the state’s [...]

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Section 9 Duals: Monroe-Woodbury prevails

Monroe-Woodbury junior Samson Perez bumped up to injured senior Nick McShea’s 220-pound spot and picked up a critical pin to help the Crusaders defeat defending champion Minisink Valley 48-28 in the Section 9 Duals Division I championship. Perez, who wrestled at 195 pounds against Warwick in a semifinal win, pinned Minisink Valley’s Andrew Covais 3:29 [...]

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VIDEO: Section 9 wrestling preview – Wallkill

Wallkill wrestling coach Jeff Cuilty is one win away from 400 in his illustrious career. Brad Bonner and his teammates plan on giving Cuilty his milestone win on their first match of the season against Kingston on Dec. 9. It’s going to be no competition,” Bonner said.  “We plan on destroying Kingston. For Cuilty, our [...]

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McShea next stop: Maryland

Monroe-Woodbury senior Nick McShea, a 2015 state 195-pound finalist, verbally committed to the University of Maryland Tuesday night and signed his letter of intent to wrestle for the Division I school Wednesday. “I’m really excited for it,” said McShea, who went 40-1 and won his second straight Section 9 title as a junior. “It’s like [...]

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VIDEO: V845 Football Show: State Playoff Edition

Josh Bakan and Will Montgomery break down the chances of Newburgh Free Academy, Cornwall, Marlboro, Liberty and Roscoe in the state quarterfinals this weekend. The quarterfinal matchups are: Friday Class A: Cornwall (9-1) vs. Our Lady of Lourdes (8-2), 7 p.m. at Dietz Stadium, Kingston Saturday Class AA: Newburgh Free Academy (8-2) vs. New Rochelle [...]

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Nationally-ranked Crusaders

The first week of high school wrestling practice is underway and Monroe-Woodbury has earned a national ranking. Monroe-Woodbury is No. 29 in Intermat’s preseason poll. The Crusaders rank second among East public schools in the poll. Belle Vernon Area (Pa.) is No. 18. Monroe-Woodbury returns five Section 9 champions – seniors Nick McShea and Kevin [...]

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Cross country: Section 9 championship results

The seven members of the winning team, plus the top five finishers from the remaining teams (marked by an asterisk) advance to the Nov. 14 state championships at Monroe-Woodbury High School Class A boys Team standings and key: 1. Warwick (War) 41 points; 2. Kingston (King) 83; 3. Monroe-Woodbury (MW) 93; 4. F.D. Roosevelt (FDR) [...]

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