Wallkill girls thrash Highland

A.J. Higby wasn’t happy with how his Wallkill girls’ basketball team played against Pine Bush in a game the Panthers won by three points. Ten days later, the Panthers took advantage of …

COVID absences impact Vikings’ season

The Valley Central boys’ basketball team reached the lowest point of their season when they lost to the Pine Bush Bushmen on Jan. 11. They didn’t get a win two days later, but they put …

VC’s gymnastics program thriving in infancy

Kristen Kresge came to Valley Central almost four years ago as a physical education and mental health teacher and she was talking to then-athletic director Bill Miller about coaching, and she asked …
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Pine Bush swimmers top Valley Central

Charles Hufcut won two events, leading the Pine Bush boys’ swimming and diving team to a 114-62 victory over the Valley Central Vikings on Jan. 11. Hufcut won the 200-yard freestyle with a …

Panthers open section 9 wrestling tournament with win

The Wallkill wrestling team fell 10 points short of reaching the Section 9 Division I semifinals on Jan. 11 when the No. 11 Panthers were stopped by the No. 3 Middletown Middies, 40-30, on Jan. 11 at …

Shea scores 1,000th in Wallkill win

It was a banner evening for Wallkill and its star guard Mat Shea Friday night. Not only did the Panthers celebrate their 11th straight win with a dominating 73-30 performance over Highland, but Shea …

VC welcomes gymnastics program with first win

It was the first competition for Valley Central’s new gymnastics program. And the Vikings got an early taste of success as they beat the defending Section 9 champion Wallkill Panthers, …

Shorthanded Panthers still win easily

The Wallkill wrestling team were a little shorthanded on Thursday night but were able to get off to a fast start and defeated the Goshen Gladiators, 58-24. “They had a huge effort,” …

Bushmen wrestlers lose to Newburgh

The Pine Bush wrestling team got off to a fast start on Wednesday against the Newburgh Free Academy Goldbacks but struggled in the upper weights and lost a 42-27 Orange County Interscholastic …

Bushmen win, earn berth in Section 9 tourney

The Pine Bush boys’ basketball team was leading by three, but the Warwick Wildcats still had a chance. However, Warwick’s Tim Leonard launched a 3-point shot that fell short and the …

Wallkill wins Monticello tournament

It wasn’t pretty, but it got the job done. The Panthers survived foul trouble in both halves, which limited their high scorer to the bench for most of the game, to outlast the host …

Panthers win Cornwall tournament

The Wallkill boys’ basketball team had two defensive struggles in as many days. Both of which resulted in victories as the Panthers remained unbeaten after beating the Washingtonville …