Local athletes shine at state meet

Mason Davis finished his final season on Valley Central’s track team with a 6th place finish in the shot put in D-I at the state track and field championships in Middletown.

Walt Welsh, 93, still has his game

Walt Welsh of Middletown is both a World War II Veteran and probably the best 93-year old Horseshoe pitcher you’ve ever seen. Walt, and a host of other men half or less than half his age gather …

Pine Bush honors senior athletes

As the school year comes to a close, Pine Bush honored more than 20 senior athletes Wednesday, June 4, who have committed to play collegiate sports. “That’s big deal,” said Mike …

Miraculous run ends one game short for Bushmen

Pine Bush’s baseball team had to win four out of the last five games at the end of the regular season to reach the Section 9, Class AA tournament. The Bushmen did that, and they entered the …
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Jaloszynski a three-sport athlete

Pine Bush’s Kyle Jaloszynski is finishing his senior year after playing three sports, and next year he’ll head to Roberts-Wesleyan, in Rochester, to play lacrosse and study elementary and …

AnJalyna Talmadge a pentathlon champion

Pine Bush’s AnJalyna Talmadge used to play softball. But during the summer she puts on the gear and gets behind the plate as an umpire, and she plans on doing the same as Little League heads …

Matt Hellig prefers the javelin

Pine Bush’s Matt Hellig likes to throw, and the outdoor scoring events are not his favorites.Hellig, a senior, prefers the javelin, a non-scoring event, above the shot put and the …

Martinez fills the void at pole vault

Louis Martinez is a Wallkill sophomore, who joined the modified track team when a pole-vaulter was needed for the squad. “I just of did it because nobody else was going to do it,” said …

Luke Martini relies on his forehand

Luke Martini, a Wallkill sophomore, filled in as a singles player last year during his first season on the boys’ tennis team. This season he has been the second singles player. Last week, he …