Just days after it was revealed that Ron Kelder would not be retained as the Kingston High School varsity boys basketball coach, school officials confirmed that his return would be recommended after all.
A Tough Mudder event is planning for Winston Farm this August. You can sign up to participate now, although local officials haven’t given it their blessing yet.
Saturday, May 19: To the Mets faithful, they are a vivid memory of the pride and second-to-no one attitude that are, theoretically, possible for New York’s second team. Their local appearance will benefit the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie.
Kingston Stockade FC had its first ever taste of US Open Cup action on Wednesday night, falling to the Long Island Rough Riders 6-3 in double overtime on a chilly night in Massapequa Park. Kingston went up 2-0 before the Rough Riders found their rhythm in the second half.
“For the sake of our self-respect, it all has to be historical, otherwise we’re just playing around with swords,” said New York Historical Fencing Association member Jeremy Wolf, who studies medieval history at Bard College.
Kingston Stockade FC’s third season in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) is just around the corner, with the first official game taking place when the Rhode Island Reds visit Dietz Stadium on Saturday, May 12. But first, a friendly followed by a trip to Long Island for the club’s first-ever appearance in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
The Saugerties High School varsity boys’ and girls’ track and field teams have raced out of the starters’ blocks this season, holding their own at Kingston High School’s 13th annual Tiger Relays over the weekend, followed by a clean sweep over visiting non-league opponent Spackenkill on Tuesday afternoon.
The Women’s Woodstock Cycling Grand Prix (WWCGP) returns to the area on Friday, May 4, and Saturday, May 5, bringing the sixth edition of the world-class women’s-only bicycle road race to Woodstock, Shandaken, Hurley and Saugerties.
Kingston Stockade FC semi-pro soccer returns to Dietz Stadium early next month, but the team will see its first unofficial action of the 2018 season this Friday, April 27 at 7 p.m. when they head to Poughkeepsie to take on the NCAA Division I Marist Red Foxes men’s soccer team.
Even though that “crack” has been replaced over the years by a “ping” (aluminum bats instead of ash-wood), and the kids these days seem more enamored by video games than stealing second base, the game remains as wonderful as ever.