Category Archives: Soccer

Girls’ soccer standings (through Sunday, Sept. 14)

Girls’ soccer standings (through Sunday, Sept. 14) League Overall OCIAA Division I Monroe-Woodbury 1-0-0 4-0-0 Pine Bush 1-0-0 2-1-0 Newburgh 0-0-0 1-2-1 Kingston 0-1-0 1-2-0 Middletown 0-1-0 0-4-1 OCIAA Division II Minisink Valley 0-0-0 2-1-0 Valley Central 0-0-0 2-2-1 Washingtonville 0-0-0 1-1-1 Warwick 0-0-0 1-3-0 OCIAA Division III Goshen 0-0-0 3-0-0 Cornwall 0-0-0 3-1-0 Port [...]

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Boys’ soccer state rankings: Sept. 13

The New York State Sportswriters Association released its first set of boys’ soccer rankings on Monday. The records are accurate through games of Sept. 13. I’ll list the top three in each class as well as any Section 9 teams that made the cut. For the full list, follow this link. Class AA 1. Arlington [...]

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Arlington tops M-W boys’ soccer, Crusaders still feeling confident

MIDDLETOWN – The boys’ soccer teams from Arlington and Monroe-Woodbury met once again under the lights, a season after the teams played an instant classic in a 2013 state Class AA quarterfinal on Arlington’s home turf. This time, Arlington struck early in both halves and held on despite strong play from Monroe-Woodbury in the late [...]

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Varsity845 boys’ soccer rankings

Here is the first edition of the Varsity845 boys’ soccer Top 10 for the 2014. Our weekly boys’ soccer page will run on Sundays this year, starting with a story on the Wallkill team. If you’ve got any tips or story ideas, send them my way on Twitter: @THR_Montgomery. Varsity845 Top 10 1. Monroe-Woodbury (3-0-0): [...]

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M-W, Arlington get rematch at Middletown on Sat. night

The boys’ soccer teams from Monroe-Woodbury and Arlington won’t have to wait until the state playoffs for a rematch. The Crusaders and Admirals will clash in a non-league game at Middletown High School’s Faller Field at 7 p.m. on Saturday. It will be the finale of a tripleheader that features the Middletown boys taking on [...]

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Andrews Memorial Soccer tournament, video and photos

The first annual Donald V. Andrews Memorial soccer tournament at Wallkill was a smashing success. Three of the four games went to overtime, all except the championship game, a 2-1 come-from-behind win for Newburgh Free Academy. Check out the video above for some highlights and interviews with the NFA goal scorers, Cristian Almondovar and Alex [...]

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VIDEO: Boys’ soccer season preview

For the full scoop on the Varsity845 boys’ soccer season preview, be sure to click on over to on Friday. For now, check out the video above to watch Monroe-Woodbury and Goshen’s top returning players talking about what it’s like trying to find team chemistry with an entirely new group of players. – I’ll [...]

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Busy day for Monroe-Woodbury boys’ soccer

I stopped by Monroe-Woodbury boys’ soccer practice on Monday morning as the Crusaders were in for a special treat. A yoga session led by Michelle Bulla, wife of head coach Pat Bulla. After a hard first week of practice with plenty of conditioning built in, the players needed something a little soothing and relaxing to [...]

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Local coaches sound off on the World Cup

I’m putting together a piece for Wednesday’s paper about the U.S. Men’s National Team and their run to – at least – the round of 16 at this year’s World Cup. I got some feedback from local coaches for the story, but some of it applies to Tuesday’s game against Belgium (4 p.m., ESPN). I [...]

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5 things you should know about VC’s opponent in the Class AA state semis: Liverpool

1. Liverpool has won 20 games in a row since losing to Cicero-North Syracuse 10-5 on April 14. The Warriors beat Cicero North 2-1 in nine innings to win the Section 3 Class AA title. Cicero North had won the last four championships. 2. Perhaps, he’s playing coy, but Liverpool coach Nick Spataro said he [...]

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