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: [...]
Two former Newburgh basketball stars, Donovan “The Don” Fields and Ja’kwan “Slinky” Jones, went to Concord Prep in North Carolina last year in a package two-for-one package. This year, there is a potential star-studded three-for-one Newburgh deal in the works. According to Newburgh coach Bill Bianco, star running backs Anthony Dubose and Aaron Forbes bruising [...]
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 [...]
As part of our year-end package, Varsity845 is compiling videos of the top plays of the year in high school sports. The rules are simple. The video must be of a high school varsity game. It can be taken by a parent but must be submitted by a coach or athletic director, and we must [...]
Minisink Valley is expecting a big season on the mat with 18 returning seasons and 12 wrestlers, who placed at last year’s Section 9 tournament. Seniors Mike Raccioppi, Chris Truglio, Gerard Daly and Matt Lopez talk about the expectations for the season.
John S. Burke Catholic has introduced a new school policy that prohibits any coach from coaching that same sport in any outside athletic organization (AAU, club, travel etc.) Did somebody say Bobby Rahn? The policy goes into effect on Monday, when winter sports practices begin. It is unclear if Rahn, an assistant coach with Burke [...]
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Six of the 11 teams in the Mid-Hudson Athletic League have advanced to the Section 9 tournament set for next week. All games will be played at the Hudson Valley Sports Dome in Milton. Tuesday, Oct. 28 Class C semifinal: No. 3 Ellenville vs. No. 2 Webutuck, 4 p.m. Class C semifinal: No. 4 Spackenkill [...]
Valley Central sophomore Sera Satkowski outlasted Valley Central senior Erica Frommer 6-7 (7-5), 6-2, 6-2 in a Section 9 semifinal, which took two and half hours, at Match Point Tennis in Goshen. Satkowski advances to her second straight Section 9 final. She will play top-seeded Sophia He of Spackenkill, who defeated teammate Vanessa Lam-Tran 6-0, [...]
Newburgh Free Academy seniors Sarah Fishman and Priscilla Salazar, the OCIAA champions, advanced to the Section 9 doubles semifinals with a 6-2,l 6-1 win over Marlboro’s Michaela Kulpinski and Adriana Vacante at Match Point Tennis in Goshen. Valley Central senior Sera Satkowski, the OCIAA singles champion, defeated New Paltz’s Julia Cohen 6-2, 6-0 to reach [...]
Newburgh Free Academy seniors Sarah Fishman and Priscilla Salazar defeated Monroe-Woodbury’s Lisa Weissburg and Jordan Castro 6-3, 6-4 to win the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association doubles title. Fishman and Salazar won Newburgh’s first OCIAA title since Kelly Phillips captured the singles title in 2008.