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Cornwall’s Fay, Moulton sweep Section 9 volleyball honors

Cornwall’s Meg Fay and Jeff Moulton were named the Section 9 player of the year and coach of the year by area coaches. Fay, a senior outside hitter, set Cornwall’s all-time kills record with 747. She led the Dragons with 243 kills, 109 digs, 52 aces and a .309 hitting percentage. Moulton guided Cornwall to [...]

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College bound: Where Class of 2018 will be competing at next level

Here’s a list of the Varsity 845 2018 graduates and where they will be attending college this fall. If we are missing anyone, please send us a direct message on Twitter @Varsity845 Football FCS (Division I-AA) Max Heinrich (Goshen) Marist Pete Matthews (Newburgh Free Academy) Robert Morris Nick Wiley (Goshen, Don Bosco Prep) Colgate, walk-on [...]

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Molly Clayton leads Section 9 volleyball all-stars

Minisink Valley senior defensive specialist Molly Clayton was named the Section 9 player of the year by area coaches. Clayton helped Minisink Valley to its first section championship since 2010. Minisink Valley’s Ellen Lain was named the coach of the year. Wallkill senior Rachael Colombo and Tuxedo’s Kiera Costello were named most valuable players of [...]

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Section 9 volleyball brackets

Minisink Valley (Class AA), Cornwall (Class A), Rondout Valley (Class B), Millbrook (Class C) and S.S. Seward (Class D) earned the top seed in the Section 9 volleyball tournament. Minisink Valley (14-1) seeks its first Section 9 title since 2000 when it won the Class B championship. Cornwall has won 11 straight Class A titles. [...]

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Pine Bush volleyball headed to state final

GLENS FALLS – Pine Bush’s volleyball team is headed where no Pine Bush team has been before. The state championship match. In state Class AA semifinal pool play action on Saturday at the Glens Falls Civic Center, Pine Bush went 3-3. That was good enough for second place – and Pine Bush advanced on a [...]

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Volleyball sectional finals schedule

Section 9′s unfinished semifinals ended Friday night. Here’s the slate for Sunday’s sectional finals at Mount Saint Mary. Class A: No. 1 Cornwall vs. No. 2 Warwick, 10 a.m. Class D: No. 1 Tuxedo vs. No. 1 Pine Plains, noon Class AA: No. 1 Pine Bush vs. No. 2 Valley Central, 2 p.m. Class B: [...]

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Seward loses state tournament opener to defending champ

Facing a heavily favored opponent, S.S. Seward volleyball coach Natalie Griffin-Pellew’s marching orders for her players on Tuesday were simple: Fight hard. The score might not relect it, Seward lost to powerhouse Haldane 25-9, 25-9, 25-12 in the opening-round of the Class D state tournament, but Griffin-Pellew said her team fought valiantly in defeat. Haldane, [...]

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Section 9 volleyball pairings

Here are the pairings for the upcoming Section 9 volleyball tournament. Class AA Quarterfinal Tues., Oct. 28 No. 5 Warwick at No. 4 Valley Central, 6 p.m. Semifinals Thurs., Oct. 30 Warwick/Valley Central winner at No. 1 Pine Bush, 6 p.m. No. 3 Kingston at No. 2 Monroe-Woodbury, 6 p.m. Final Sun., Nov. 2 Semifinal [...]

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Hot Kingston takes over No. 1 spot in V845 rankings

Kingston’s back-to-back wins over Monroe-Woodbury and Pine Bush serve as, perhaps, the biggest statement in Section 9 volleyball this year. We knew Kingston was good, but this puts the Tigers right in the middle of the conversation when you talk about Section 9 Class AA contenders. How big are Kingston’s wins on Wednesday and Thursday? [...]

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V845 top 5 rankings: Sept. 17

1. Monroe-Woodbury (4-0): Coming off a Section 9 Class AA title, the Crusaders are loaded with players and confidence. 2. Cornwall (5-0): See Monroe-Woodbury. Cornwall has reloaded once again and looks good early. 3. Pine Bush (4-0): Gets a shot at Monroe-Woodbury on Monday. Should be a great game. 4. Wallkill (4-1): A perennial Section [...]

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