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Goldback girls top Valley Central

Maddie Gravel hit a walk-off double, as the Newburgh Free Academy softball team beat the Valley Central Vikings, 7-6, on May 9, setting up a series split. Gravel’s double drove in McKayla …

Goldbacks undone by one bad inning

One bad inning was all it took to unravel the Newburgh Free Academy Goldbacks. The Goldbacks made two errors on one play in the fifth inning, leading to four Pine Bush runs as Newburgh was beaten, …

Newburgh girls fall in triple OT

It looked as though the Newburgh Free Academy girls’ lacrosse team had the game won. Bryanna Foti had bounced a shot past FDR Presidents goalkeeper Jadyn Jones in the second overtime, but …

Goldback girls top Beacon, 7-3

Alina Ferguson threw a complete game five-hitter with four strikeouts in the Newburgh Free Academy softball team’s 7-2 non-league victory over Beacon on Thursday at NFA North. Ferguson also …

Newburgh relay team sets record

The Newburgh Free Academy boys’ track and field team won 42 medals and set one meet record at the Tiger Relays in Kingston on April 30. The 1,600-meter relay team of Quinston Leather, Matt …

Newburgh softball bats come alive

Newburgh Free Academy’s softball team is hoping Saturday’s 13-4 victory over Washingtonville is the start of something big. The Goldbacks came into the April 30 non-league road contest …

NFA track teams return to the Penn Relays

Last weekend, for the first time in three years the Penn Relays are being held at University of Pennsylvania’s Franklin Field in Philadelphia, PA. The world’s largest track meet by number …

Little League Baseball is back!

The Newburgh-New Windsor Little League is back in action at the Town of Newburgh’s Lakeside Road Complex. On Saturday, the Cardinals took infield practice before their game, while Zack Bywater …

Newburgh girls struggle against Pine Bush

The Newburgh Free Academy girls’ lacrosse team continued to struggle last week as they suffered a 17-1 loss to Pine Bush on Thursday afternoon at Pine Bush Elementary School. Pine Bush …

Ponesse returns to lead Goldbacks over VC

Joe Ponesse was with the Newburgh Free Academy baseball team when the Goldbacks took their spring break trip to Myrtle Beach, but couldn’t play during the injury. However, he was back with …

Goldbacks fall to Pine Bush, 18-7

The Newburgh Free Academy boys’ lacrosse team closed the gap in the second quarter of Thursday’s road game against the Pine Bush Bushmen, but a big fourth quarter propelled the Bushmen to …

Newburgh girls top Pine Bush

The Newburgh Free Academy softball team won its first game of the season on April 18 with a 15-3 victory over Pine Bush. Alina Ferguson struck out 12 batters and allowed five hits. Ali Miller, …