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Middletown-NFA football game on cable TV

The Sept. 28 high school football game pitting Middletown at Newburgh Free Academy will be televised live on Time Warner Cable Sports at 7 p.m. The remainder of the TWCS high school football schedule: Aug. 31 — Burnt Hills at Troy, 7 p.m.; Sept. 7 — Colonie at Shaker, 7 p.m.; Sept. 14 — La [...]

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Empire State Games to Valley in 2014 a distinct possibility

Frank Intervallo, the Hudson Valley regional director for the Empire State Games, said the new organizers of the summer games have reached out to representatives in the region about hosting the state Olympics in 2014. “I think it’s exciting and it’s great the Games are back,” Intervallo said, “and it’s even better that they are [...]

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Local entries in upcoming Penn Relays track carnival

An early list of accepted entries into the high school events at the Penn Relays reveals a number of local participants. For the girls, Olivia Jebb of Cornwall will compete in the triple jump; Christina Zelenoy of Monroe-Woodbury will run the 400-meter hurdles; and, Gianna Frontera of Newburgh Free Academy will run the 3,000. Warwick [...]

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Early Friday results from Indoor Nationals track meet

Emerging Elite division Boys 2-mile: 31. Hunter Proscia (Eldred) 9:46.50; 40. Jim Bernstein (Tri-Valley) 9:52.63. 60 hurdles: 12. Eric Wellmon (Wallkill) 7.74. 3,200 relay: 6. Kingston (Sean Lyons, Pat Cahill, Taariq Jones, Taylor Davis) 8:04.79. Girls 400: 6. Sara Flores (Kingston) 57.64. 3,200 relay: 25. Kingston (Kayley Jansen, Jamie Woych, Kelly Burke, Baylee Corrigan) 9:56.18; [...]

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My entry into the Twitter universe

With the encouragement of my colleagues, I have decided to join Twitter. You can follow me at #KenMcMillanTHR. I will Tweet about news and notes from my high school beats, college sports coverage and the sports media world, and include random tweets on the sports world. Let’s get the conversation going.

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Dover to become 17th team in Mid-Hudson Athletic League, effective 2012-13

Section 9 voted unanimously to approve membership for Dover. The Dragons will become the 17th member of the Mid-Hudson Athletic League, and likely will be assigned to either Division Three or Four, the two small-school divisions in the MHAL. Dover is considered a Class B enrollment school for most sports and Class C for others. [...]

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Warwick girls, NFA boys and girls headed to pre-state meet

The Warwick girls’ cross country team and both squads from Newburgh Free Academy will be competing in the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill Invitational on Saturday. VVS is the host of this year’s state championships, and this will be an opportunity for 121 schools who have entered to get a closer look at the course.

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Nick Bramall goes from Goldback to Red Fox

Newburgh Free Academy soccer standout Nick Bramall has decided to attend Marist College. He will play for the Red Foxes in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Joining Bramall in the freshman class are Arlington grad Myles Ashong, an all-Section 1 all-star, and goalkeeper Alex Wozniak of California. Bramall, listed as a defender for the Red [...]

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Local track athletes plentiful at this weekend’s Outdoor Nationals in N.C.

Girls championship 2-mile (Friday 7:30 p.m.): Aisling Cuffe (Cornwall) 400 hurdles (Saturday 1:35 p.m.): Christina Zelenoy (Monroe-Woodbury) 2,000 steeplechase: Christina Clarkin (Monroe-Woodbury); Amber Goodspeed (Middletown); Jacqueline Kasal (Warwick) 4-mile relay (Saturday 8 a.m.): Monroe-Woodbury (Sabrina Brooks, Kelsey Esselman, Dana O’Donnell, Meaghan Ventarola, Christina Clarkin); Warwick (Victoria Dearing, Katie FitzGerald, Darby Ginley, Samantha Richards, Charlotte Brunjes) [...]

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State track meet seedings

Girls’ seeds 100 meters: Div. I – 1. Valenica Hannon (Elmont-8) 11.94; 1. Victoria Alexander (Beacon-1) 11.94; 10. Kalissa Caesar (Port Jervis) 12.36. Div. II – 1. Klarissa Ricks (Holy Names-2) 11.94; 5. Jessica Dunnigan (Liberty) 12.51; 22. Courtney Warden (Marlboro) 13.11. 200: Div. I – 1. Tanaya Yarde (Mount Vernon-1) 24.26; 14. Sharise Walker [...]

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    Ken McMillan has been covering sports since he got his first writing job in 1979. He has covered Section 9 athletics for the past 34 years. He reports on college sports, including Army and Marist College. He also writes on TV/radio sports news, ... Read Full
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