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Goldbacks compile 15-2 record in dual-meet season

Jackson Merli didn’t have the momentum going overtime during his match with Minisink Valley’s Luke Greiner. He didn’t need it. Merli scored a takedown with eight seconds …

Goldback boys return from break with 3 wins

The Newburgh Free Academy boys’ basketball team hadn’t played since before Christmas, and had only played three games, winning two of them. The Goldbacks played three games last week, …

Newburgh wrestlers win 9th straight

The Newburgh Free Academy wrestling team continued to have success last week, winning two Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association dual meets as they head into this week’s Section 9 …

Newburgh’s Sam Okeyo signs with Wagner

There were times during the most recent football season where an unpleasant thought would creep into Sam Okeyo’s mind. This might be his last year playing football, and in his words, he …

Goldbacks have strong showing at Mid Hudson tournament

The Newburgh Free Academy wrestling team had a strong showing at the Mid Hudson Tournament last week, sending five wrestlers to the second day of competition, four of which reached the podium when …

NFA’s Rodriguez named first team All Star

Newburgh Free Academy senior Javier Rodriguez racked up another honor in his last season in a Goldbacks uniform. Rodriguez, who helped guide the Goldbacks to a berth in the Section 9 Class AA …

Young Newburgh swimmers off to good start

It’s the youngest group Newburgh Free Academy boys’ swimming coach Zach Williams has ever had. Despite having one senior, three juniors and a team made up of swimmers and divers …

NFA’s Kuylen to run in Carolina

The first time Kathi Workman saw Sania Kuylen run, she knew she wanted the then-middle schooler on her team. Kuylen was taking the APP test to compete with the varsity team and Workman could tell …

Marlboro swimmers compete at Newburgh

The Marlboro boys’ swimming team has a small roster, without enough swimmers to compete in dual meets during the season. However, the Dukes get to swim at meets as a shadow team for Newburgh …

Newburgh wrestlers off to a good start

It’s been 22 months since the Newburgh Free Academy wrestling team has competed. But they’re off to a good start, after dominating the Kingston Tigers in their second home match of the …

Alondra Cruz-Delgado to attend SUNY Albany

Alondra Cruz-Delgado had gotten a quill and inkwell from her aunt as a birthday present. She found a good for use for it on Thursday as she used it to sign her National Letter of Intent to run …

Newburgh bowlers have impressive showing

The Newburgh Free Academy bowling teams are off to a good start with the boys’ team winning their first four matches of the season and the girls’ team winning three of their first …