Softball Roundup
Pine Bush’s Sawyer Vellenga pitches during Friday’s District 19 Majors softball game at the Town of Newburgh Little League complex. The game was started on Friday, but resumed Saturday due to rain.

Montgomery, Wallkill teams advance

The Montgomery, Wallkill Area and Town of Wallkill Little League softball teams have reached the finals in their respective brackets in the District 19 Major softball tournament. They were all …

Diane Fox had lost her second match of the American Poolplayers association 9-Ball Shootout White Tier Tournament. Representing Gallery Billiards in Newburgh, Fox, a Walden resident, was …
Andrew LaVallie will not be returning to the Valley Central Vikings’ sidelines in the fall. Valley Central School District Superintendent Evette Avila announced in an email to the …
The summer baseball season kicked off last week with the beginning of Greater Hudson Valley Baseball League Play. Greater Hudson Valley Baseball League teams will play for most of June and July …
It’s been a banner year for Pine Bush senior Madison Williams. She won a New York State Public High School athletic association champion over the winter in the long jump, and she not only …
The Pine Bush Bushmen made a giant step forward when they won the Section 9 Class AAA championship this season with a victory over the Newburgh Free Academy Goldbacks. The Bushmen had lost three …
When Mikey Bonagura joined the Chapel Field baseball team as a seventh grader, the program was at a low point. He and fellow seniors Jonah McDuffie and Aaron Falkena are leaving the program at …
Sports
There was almost no reason for many of Pine Bush’s senior athletes to compete at last week’s New York State track and field qualifiers, as both Madison Williams and Ella Galloway were …
Eight seniors will never again play in a Wallkill uniform after the Panthers’ 7-2 loss to the Section 1 champion Eastchester Eagles in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association …
Lions advance to State Final Four William Wilson singled to break a tie to give the Section 9 champion Chapel Field Lions the lead for good in a 7-5 win over the Section 11 champion Bridgehampton …
Baseball can be hard enough. Now imagine trying to hit a ball in the dark. Senator James Skoufis announced funding for new lights at Howard Drive Park in the Town of Wallkill recently, making …
Pine Bush’s Avery Ogden matched zeroes with North Rockland’s Tara Murphy for eight innings. However, the Raiders broke through in the ninth inning, scoring the game’s lone run, …
Sean Asendorf had surgery to fix a broken bone in his arm in November, which caused him to miss most of the 2024 baseball season. He only returned to the Wallkill Panthers’ lineup late in …
Bushmen finish with 15-6 record The Kingston Tigers scored four runs in the top of the eighth inning, ending the top-seeded Pine Bush Bushmen’s season, handing them a 4-0 loss on May 21 at …
The Chapel Field Lions came into Saturday having won the last three Section 9 Class D baseball championships. Leam Powell pitched them to all three championships, including last year’s New …
Bend, but don’t break. That has been the Chapel Field Lions’ motto in the latter part of the 2024 softball season. The Lions on Friday tested just how far they could test that, …