Local basketball teams await full schedules, full gyms

Basketball is back at area high schools. Well, it never went anywhere, but the 2021-22 season was highly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The teams played 8-game schedules in a highly …

Winter track moves outdoors

The winter track season is usually competed indoors. This will be the second season in which that won’t necessarily be the case as the winter season will be competed mostly outdoors, as long …

Head-to-head swim meets to resume

Area swim teams had more of a season last winter as opposed to their counterparts in the higher-risk sports, but last season was still highly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, things …
Sports

Girls’ teams set for tipoff

It’s starting to look like more of a normal girls’ basketball season as area teams didn’t experience nearly as much uncertainty as they did a year ago. Area teams laced up their …

Wrestlers look to complete a full season

Wrestling was one of the winter sports most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The close physical contact of the wrestlers caused the New York State Dept. of Health to deem the sport “high …

PB relay team captures state title

The Pine Bush girls’ swimming team has crowned a state champion. Pine Bush’s team of Elishka Hajek, Samantha McKee, Cora Mance and Mackenzie Gula won the New York State Public High …

PB volleyball season ends at state Final Four

The day didn’t go exactly how the Pine Bush volleyball team had hoped, but they made it to the furthest point any girls volleyball team can make it to in New York State – the Cool …

13 off to state swimming finals

The New York State Public High School swimming championships are back, and 13 area swimmers are making the trip, many of them making a return trip. The last NYSPHSAA championship meet was in 2019, …

PB seniors make their college choices

Four Pine Bush High school seniors made it official on Wednesday, officially cementing their athletic and academic futures for the next four years. Alandra Hasbrouck (Kutztown University, …

PB captures Section 9 volleyball title

The Pine Bush volleyball team spent most of Sunday morning trailing the Monroe-Woodbury Crusaders. Still, they were able to split the first four sets before building a lead and winning the fifth …

PB girls claim 4th straight section 9 swim title

The day ended with not only a new Section 9 meet record, but the Pine Bush girls’ swimming and diving team also set a new Valley Central High School pool record with their winning time in the …

Wallkill’s Diemoz qualifies for state championship

As he approached the finish line, Luke Diemoz knew he had done it. With his arms pointed outward in celebration as he crossed the finish line, Diemoz completed a fifth-place finish at …