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Ken McMillan

Sports editor Ken McMillan has been covering sports since he got his first writing job in 1979. He has covered Section 9 athletics for the past 35 years. He reports on local college and high school. He also writes on TV/radio sports news, having worked in local cable television and radio in the past. He is a best-selling author.

Section 9 softball tournament brackets (updated)

Class AA Quarterfinals Tuesday, May 23 No. 8 Valley Central at No. 1 Kingston, 4 p.m. No. 5 Middletown at No. 4 Roosevelt, 4 p.m. No. 6 Newburgh at No. 3 Minisink Valley, 7 p.m. No. 7 Warwick at No. 2 Monroe-Woodbury, 4 p.m. Semifinals Thursday, May 25 Valley Central-Kingston winner vs. Middletown-Roosevelt winner Newburgh-Minisink [...]

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Section 9 track qualifier notebook: Samuels avoids scare

By Ken McMillan Times Herald-Record WEST POINT – The good fortune that Wallkill’s Richard Samuels enjoys on the track is something he wants to share with others, especially his friends. Samuels had already met the standard required to compete in next week’s state championships on Staten Island. All he had to do, basically, was place [...]

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Race 4 Downtown run and walk results

The results from the Run 4 Downtown run and walk: Place Name No. Div Div/pl City Time Pace ===== ===================== ===== ====== ====== =============== ======= ===== 1 Mike Chow 445 OVRALM 1 Wappinger Falls 21:45 5:27 2 John Dove 455 M20-29 1 Monroe 22:12 5:33 3 Phil Shea 444 M30-39 1 Beacon 22:34 5:39 4 [...]

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Class A football playoff schedule

The Section 9 Class A semifinals look like this: Friday, October 30 Cornwall vs. New Paltz, 7 p.m. at Dietz Stadium Goshen vs. Port Jervis, 7 p.m. at Middletown

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OCIAA track and field seeings

Top seeds for the OCIAA track and field championships. All is subject to change. Key: Chapel Field (CF); Cornwall (Cor); Eldred (Eld); Fallsburg (Fall); Goshen (Gosh); James I. O’Neill (JIO); John S. Burke Catholic (JSB); Kingston (King); Middletown (Mid); Minisink Valley (MV); Monroe-Woodbury (MW); Monticello (Mont); Newburgh Free Academy (NFA); Pine Bush (PB); Port Jervis [...]

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State track & field wrap: Two golds, three silvers, two bronzes

The Newburgh Free Academy boys 800-meter relay and the Cornwall girls 3,200 relay were both victorious at the state indoor track and field championships in Ithaca. Federation silver medals were produced by pole vaulters Derek Dibona of Warwick and Samantha Leahey of Monroe-Woodbury, plus Kingston shot putter Valerie Hinds. Federation bronze medals were won by [...]

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Girls track and field: Section 9 leaders

Girls indoor track and field Section 9 leaders (through January 20) 55-meters: 1. Rochele Williams (Middletown, Sr.) 7.27**; 2. Jade Anthony (Monroe-Woodbury, Sr.) 7.61; 3. De’Ja Bowen (Middletown, 8th) 7.63; 4. Ahnrea McCaskill (Newburgh, So.) 7.65; 5. Kristin Butts (Dover, Jr.) 7.71; 5. Marielle Aponti (Newburgh, So.) 7.71; 7. Kayla Meade (Cornwall, Fr.) 7.73; 8. [...]

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OCIAA track meet results from December 19

Boys’ track and field OCIAA dual meet (from Friday, at West Point) Team key: Chapel Field (CF); Ellenville (Ell); F.D. Roosevelt (FDR); Liberty (Lib); Minisink Valley (MV); Monroe-Woodbury (MW); Monticello (Mont); Onteora (Ont); Pine Bush (PB); Pine Plains (PP); Poughkeepsie (Pok); Rondout Valley (RV); Tri-Valley (TV); Warwick (War) 55-meters: 1. Curi White (PB) 7.6; 2. [...]

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Girls’ soccer standings (through Sept. 22)

OCIAA Division I Monroe-Woodbury 3-0 6-1 Newburgh 2-0-1 3-2-2 Pine Bush 2-2 3-3 Kingston 0-2-1 1-3-1 Middletown 0-3 0-6-1 OCIAA Division II Minisink Valley 2-0 5-1 Washingtonville 2-0 3-1-1 Valley Central 0-2 2-4-1 Warwick 0-2 2-5 OCIAA Division III Goshen 2-0 6-0 Cornwall 2-0 6-1 Port Jervis 0-2 2-3-1 Monticello 0-2 2-6 OCIAA Division IV [...]

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XC: Warwick Wave Mania assignments

The Warwick Wave Mania cross-country festival takes place on Saturday morning at Sanfordville Elementary School, former host to the New York State public-school championships. As usual, a host of Section 9 schools will participate. The boys’ Varsity I race will go off at 9:51 a.m. and will include Minisink Valley, Monticello, Mount Academy and Warwick. [...]

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