It was a topsy-turvy week for the Saugerties High School varsity boys’ basketball team, which sandwiched a thrilling one-point victory between two tough double-digit losses. The Sawyers opened the season with a pair of wins, but have had a rocky ride ever since, falling to 0-3 in league play and 4-7 overall.
The Kingston High School bowling team is off to a quick start, with the girls’ side a perfect 5-0 in dual action, and the boys a solid 4-1.
Coaches and young athletes showed up in force to the December 4 meeting of the New Paltz Board of Education to lobby for a modified lacrosse team to support children too young to try out for the junior varsity and varsity teams.
The Saugerties High School varsity bowling team dominated in its latest Section IX match, with both the boys and girls sides beating Middletown 19-1. With the win the boys’ side improved to 2-0 and the girls to 1-1.
After placing six wrestlers in the Section 9 Division 1 (large schools) semifinals, New Paltz — the smallest school in Division 1 — long-time coach Ryan Pullman is looking for an even better showing this season.
The Kingston High School varsity boys’ basketball team will look to defend their Section IX, Class AA title this season, one year removed from a 21-3 overall record and a first-ever visit to the state final four.
What to do when you lose to graduation the number one scorer in MHAL history…and arguably the league’s best basketball player ever?
There are only a few instances in my 25 years covering New Paltz and Highland sports that a program has been as dominant as New Paltz tennis — that’s boys and girls — with the girls, like the boys last Spring, having their third straight undefeated season and winning the MHAL team title.
The 2019-20 Saugerties High School varsity girls’ basketball team may be virtually unrecognizable to fans who followed last year’s run through the postseason, which ended one win shy of a repeat performance as Section IX, Class A champions.
In its very first year, the Saugerties Outlaws youth tackle football 12U team is heading to Gatlinburg, Tennessee later this month to compete in the Battle in Rocky Top national tournament.