Kingston Stockade FC just completed its third season of semi-pro soccer, a campaign which by most measures came up short of the standard set one year earlier. The team saw its share of challenges on the field in 2018, and according to club chairman Dennis Crowley, it saw them off the field. too.
There has always been something uncanny, even magical about the unadulterated joy that makes its way out of the chlorinated municipal watering hole off Mulberry Street in the Village of New Paltz.
The Ulster Fillies held their second annual Fillies Showcase at Cantine Veterans Memorial Complex in Saugerties last weekend.
From the 1950s until 2010, Hartman was totally involved in all sports, as a player at Rondout and onto coaching and running the sports program at Wallkill, and eventually as a (mostly) friendly critic of the entire local sports scene.
Saugerties is a sports town, and not just for the kids. While youth leagues tend to rule the roost at the Cantine complex, grownups get in on the action through the Saugerties Athletic Association. In the summertime, that means softball.
Despite a gutsy performance on both ends of the pitch, Kingston Stockade FC fell to the Brooklyn Italians on Saturday, a 1-0 result on the turf at LIU Brooklyn. A first-half defensive miscue led to the Brooklyn goal, but in spite of being red-carded down to 10 men midway through the second half, Kingston threatened to come back right up until the very end.
Dynasty? Is the word “dynasty” appropriate for the New Paltz SeaHawks, the summer DUSO (Dutchess Ulster Swim Organization) swimming program that has won 48-straight dual meets (that’s almost seven years undefeated) and six of the last seven DUSO Championships…last season by 280 points over second-place Red Hook. And this year doesn’t look to be any different.
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.