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Newburgh’s Giwenn Eloge, left, trails Monticello’s Tahir Denton in the 110-meter hurdles during Friday’s OCIAA track and field championships at Warwick Valley High School.

NFA relay teams shine at OCIAA championship

The Newburgh Free Academy boys’ relay teams ruled the weekend as the Goldbacks finished the first day with a win in the 3,200-meter relay on Friday and then won the 1,600-meter relay on …

Henry Goings-Perrot and Alex Cestaro blew through their Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association boys’ tennis semifinal match. The championship match wasn’t so easy. The …
Newburgh’s Yan wins boys golf title Newburgh Free Academy senior Mark Yan shot a 69 to win the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association boys’ golf championships on May 13 at …
Before they even took the field on Thursday the weather had given the Newburgh Free Academy Goldbacks a little bit of an assist. The Goldbacks were scheduled to play both Wednesday and Thursday …
It was a wet end of the season for the Newburgh Free Academy Goldbacks, but a good one. The Goldbacks finished their season on a high note with a 5-3 win over the Chester Hambletonians in a …
The Newburgh Free Academy Goldbacks were tied for first place in the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association Division I for about two hours, after winning the first game of a doubleheader. …
Safe Harbors of the Hudson held its annual fundraising 5K on Saturday, May 11 in downtown Newburgh. A total of 118 runners, walkers, and strollers participated in the 2024 Run for the Green 5K, which …
It would have been a perfect senior night for Alina Ferguson and Taryn Judson if the Newburgh Free Academy Goldbacks could follow the celebration of their two seniors with the clinching of a berth in …
Madison Gravel was in the middle of everything the Newburgh Free Academy Goldbacks did. She had two hits, including a booming triple in the fourth inning that drove in two runs. She also scored …
The Newburgh Free Academy boys’ 3,200-meter relay team ran the top time in New York state and the fifth fastest time in the nation at the Penn Relays on April 26. The team of Devin …
It was a good week for the Newburgh Free Academy baseball team. It also was one of the busiest. The Goldbacks have played five games in six days, winning all five, including a three-game …
The Wallkill Panthers don’t feel as though they’ve played their best baseball yet. That could be a scary thought, considering they’ve been unbeaten through their first eight …
Alina Ferguson recorded her 199th strikeout in the fifth inning of the second game of the Minisink Valley Tournament on April 21. That’s when Newburgh Free Academy coach Edwin Quezada …
The Newburgh Free Academy Goldbacks earned their first bid to the Section 9 Class A boys’ lacrosse tournament in program history. After last week, they may be facing an uphill battle to …
By Mike Zummo The Newburgh Free Academy softball team is suddenly on a roll. The Goldbacks lost their first three games to start the season. Suddenly after playing two games on Sunday, the …
The Newburgh Free Academy girls’ lacrosse team opened last week with their first win of the season. However, they couldn’t get the momentum going on April 16 when they were stopped …
J.J. McCoy hit a home run to lead off the game. That was as good as it got for the Newburgh Free Academy baseball team. The Monroe-Woodbury Crusaders took the lead for good with three runs in …
It’s been another difficult start for the Newburgh Free Academy girls’ lacrosse team. The Goldbacks opened their season on April 9 with a 17-2 loss to the Highland Huskies at …