Phil Brown will take over for Dominic Zarrella, who is stepping down after 23 years of coaching.
It was yet another interesting season in New Paltz and Highland sports.
The fabled golf course in the town of Ulster is under severe financial pressure. Short of taking a Mulligan, the volunteer directors of the Wiltwyck Golf Club in the Town of Ulster say they have done everything they can think of to save the facility, including a discussion to sell it to the county government last July as an all-season recreation destination.
Led by two-time double Section 9 champion Abbie Santos and a lot of great swimming by a deep, deep team, the New Paltz girls won their first-ever Section 9 title on Saturday, November 4 at Valley Central, cruising over second place Monroe-Woodbury 302-250. Long-time coach Don Bartlett was chosen as OCIAA Coach-of-the-Year.
It was the best game they’ve played all year. It was also the Sawyers’ last game of the year. It took the Saugerties Sawyers football team eight games to come together to play a complete game on offense, defense and special teams. But they did it.
The National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) is just a few months into its long offseason, but the expansion which led
New Paltz moves on to play number two seed Spackenkill – who the Huguenots defeated handily early in the season – on Saturday, October 28 at 3 p.m. at either Dietz Stadium in Kingston or Faller Field in Middletown.
After dropping three straight meets, the Tigers ousted visiting Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association foe F.D. Roosevelt 99-79 in the pool at Kate Walton Field House.
Running back Hindes hopes to lead the Sawyers deep into the playoffs.
As unbelievable as it may seem, the Saugerties’ Sawyers football team can make the playoffs this year. Job one: Beat Wallkill in a Friday the 13th road game.