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Blaine to receive national wrestling honor

Longtime Cornwall coach Don Blaine will be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in September. Blaine, who finished his 30th year as Cornwall head coach this season, ranks 13th in New York state history with 449 wins, a Section 9 record. He was inducted into the New York State Wrestling Hall of Fame [...]

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PB lineman McKane to get shot as walk-on at Sacred Heart

Whenever Pine Bush football coach Jim Wright needed a big rushing yard this fall, he usually ran behind senior tackle Rory McKane. And McKane usually delivered with a big block, which led to a first down for one of Pine Bush’s talented running backs. McKane helped the Bushmen rush for over 3,500 yards and will [...]

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Soccer: Quickstrike FC promoted to NPL

Quickstrike FC, the club soccer program based in New Windsor and which practices often at Newburgh Free Academy, has been accepted into the National Premier Leagues, according to director of coaching, George Vizvary. The NPL is the highest rung of club soccer competition in the nation. Quickstrike would play similar teams in Long Island, New [...]

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VIDEO: Warwick golfer Sean Ginley, Russ Auth

The Warwick boys’ golf team have won 11 straight Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association division titles. Seniors Sean Ginley and Russ Auth are a big reason why the Wildcards are favorites to continue that streak this fall. Ginley, a state qualifier last season, and Auth, who placed 10th in Section 9, talk about the upcoming [...]

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NYSPHSAA looking at altering transfer rule that would have big impact across state

Big news on high school transfers could be coming down the pike next month. The New York State Public High School Athletic Association could make many athletes who transfer from public to private schools to sit out a year with a vote on the proposal set for May. Athletes can utilize the academic advantage educational [...]

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Brennan scores 100th career goal as Kingston rolls Warwick

Kingston star attack Logan Brennan had two things on her mind on Tuesday: The big game and the big milestone. The showdown against Warwick served as a rematch of the last two Section 9 Class A championship games, both won by Kingston. Meanwhile, Brennan, a sophomore, needed two goals to reach 100 for her career. [...]

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Video: Pine Bush softball looks to repeat as Class AA champs in crowded field

No team was hotter down the stretch last season than Pine Bush, which as the fourth-seed, won the Section 9 Class AA title with a 9-1 win over Middletown. It was some run. With the impressive Middletown win, Pine Bush made history, claiming its first Section 9 title ever. The Bushmen had previously lost in [...]

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Virginia Beach Nationals: Barczak 5th, Wagner 7th

Monroe-Woodbury 120-pounder Evan Barczak rode Knox Fuller of Bradley (Tenn.) in sudden victory to win 8-7 and place 5th at the Freshman Nationals in Virginia Beach, Va. Barczak went 8-2 in the tournament. He defeated Locust Valley’s Hunter Desold, a 2014 New York state Division II champion, 3-0 in a consolation. Delaware Valley (Pa.) 195-pound [...]

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Kingston-Warwick girls’ set for showdown

Last week was a big one for Warwick senior attack Kelsey Aeberli as she made her college decision. Aeberli, a 2013 Varsity845 first-team all-star, will play at College of New Jersey as a Pre-Med major. College of New Jersey is the fifth-ranked Division III in the country. Aeberli hopes the highlight of this week is [...]

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Burke Catholic football coach Kevin Ross responds to “Don Bosco” comment

I talked to new John S. Burke Catholic football coach Kevin Ross on the phone on Sunday night and asked him about his much talked about “Don Bosco” comment. His response? First, Ross politely chuckled. Then Ross, hired last month, said emphatically that he and his staff won’t recruit players from Section 9: Period. “We’re [...]

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