It was a winter sports season of many surprises for New Paltz and Highland varsity teams.
While most high school softball players in the area are in the midst of trying to figure out how to get on the diamond when it’s buried under over a foot of snow, members of the Ulster Fillies’ travel team are already in midseason form. Or maybe between-season form.
Freer has held a Saugerties High School varsity sports record for more than three decades.
After a three-year absence, Onteora High School will field a Varsity football team for the 2017 fall season.
You’ll see familiar surnames emerge when you scroll through a list of the members of the Saugerties Sports Hall of Fame. For the third straight year and the fourth year out of the last five, a member of the Dodig family will make the cut. Randy Dodig, Sr. will be inducted as part of the hall’s Class of 2017.
Kingston Stockade FC announced their 2017 schedule this week, with the season set to begin with a home match at Dietz Stadium against Hartford City FC on Saturday, May 6.
In the end it was the team that won it all. It’s become a tradition at little Highland.
For Saugerties Sports Hall of Fame 2017 inductee Rick Andreassen, athletics have been a part of his life for all of his life.
Baseball was always his game. “You know, I really don’t know why. I just liked the idea of getting outside and smacking a ball around and being around people and having fun with it.”
Colby Amell, Saugerties’ wrestling team’s lightest member at 99 pounds, will be representing the Sawyers in the state wrestling tournament on February 24 and 25 at the Times-Union Center in Albany.