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Goldbacks bound for Syracuse to play for state championship

The Newburgh Free Academy Goldbacks are going to the Dome.Two touchdown returns – a punt return by Joe Alicea and a pick-six by William Patterson – led to 12 fourth-quarter points in the …

Bowling program enters 4th year

Things are going to look a little closer to normal on the high school bowling lanes this winter. After several seasons of virtual bowling coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Newburgh Free …

Goldbacks edge Carmel in regional final

The Newburgh Free Academy football team needed a big-time player to make a big-time play, and Deondre Johnson made more than one on Saturday. However, the biggest came in overtime when Johnson …

The Newburgh Free Academy girls’ soccer team went as far as Marina Parodo’s left leg could take them. The Goldbacks’ offense flowed through Parodo, leading Newburgh to an 8-8-1 …
The Colt Athletic Hall of Fame celebrated 10 years of recognizing athletic excellence on Saturday, Nov. 12, when it inducted the Class of 2022 during a morning ceremony at Stony Ford Golf Course in …
The celebration was subdued at first. Just another day at the office for the Newburgh Free Academy football team.Then the ceremony concluded and Newburgh coach Bill Bianco raised the Section 9 …
A second can seem like a lifetime in the 50-yard freestyle, but that’s how much time Newburgh Free Academy sophomore Elle Gerbes had to drop to get into the New York State Public High School …
Newburgh Free academy sophomore Devin Batelic finished 81st on Saturday at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class A cross country championships at Vernon-Vernon-Sherrill …
As he finished the second mile, Newburgh Free Academy sophomore Devin Batelic heard his coach whisper to him that he was the sixth runner. He needed to be the fifth. He came around, and …
Malcolm Burks’ coaching resume is impressive. He’s been coaching at Newburgh Free Academy for 24 years and coaches the Newburgh Elite Track Club. In both capacities, he’s coached …
She didn’t win a sectional title, but Newburgh Free Academy sophomore Elle Gerbes is going to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association championship meet. Gerbes finished …
The Newburgh Free Academy football team held on and earned themselves a week off. The Goldbacks built an early 21-point lead and then held off a comeback attempt by the Monroe-Woodbury Crusaders …