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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Sports > High School

The 2017-18 Tri-Valley Lady Bears Junior Varsity team posted an impressive 18-1 record. Members of the team, first row, from the left, Rebecca Musa, Macy Shamro, Madison Botsford. Second row, from the left, Diana TerBush, Candice Lozada, Coach Brian Tingley. Third row, from the left, Kayleigh Johnson, Lexie Kloss, Jordan Carmody. Fourth row, from the left, Kelsey Shamro, Reagan Allison, Juliette Eddings. Fifth row, from the left, Samantha Houghtaling, Victoria Swett and Heather Winters.

T-V JV girls season ‘Bears' great results

Team posts 18-1 record

By Ed TownsendGRAHAMSVILLE - Success is measured in sports by winning and with the 18-1 record established this past 2017-18 season by the Tri-Valley Lady Bears Junior Varsity basketball team, the future could very well be bright for the school's varsity girls team.
Coaching experts in every sport make it very clear how tough the competition can be as players move up to the varsity level.
Several JV sophomore players on the team gave the impression they were ready for varsity competition and looked forward to moving up to the big stage.
A JV program is very essential for a school's sports program because it gives athletes a chance to play and get that game experience.
Separation of the junior varsity and varsity level of competition takes place simply because JV teams are for secondary athletes who have not yet gained enough experience to play at the varsity level. If players are promoted from JV to Varsity, they are not allowed to play in future junior varsity games.
This year's Tri-Valley JV girls basketball team follows closely the 16-0 record established by the Tri-Valley boys JV basketball team in the 2012-13 season under coach Jason Closs.
Coached by veteran basketball more

In Other Sports News

Sullivan West gives update on football program: “Ultimately the plan is for us to eventually return to 11-man football...”

LAKE HUNTINGTON - Sullivan West Athletic Director David Franskevicz updated the School Board on March 8 as to the status of the football program for the fall of 2018. After apprising the Board back in December about the switch to eight-man football for the coming varsity season, a schedule was ... read more

Eldred gives its all but falls to State's No.2 Ranked Delhi

NEWBURGH-With unbridled resiliency, courage and what Coach Ryan Jasper called “an unmatched level of heart,” Eldred capped off an unimaginable week of travail defined by storms, power outages, school closing and families seeking temporary shelter away from home with a disappointing 51-29 Regional ... read more

Ahart named Section IX Athletic Administrator of the Year

ROSCOE - In his 49 years as Roscoe's Athletic Director, Fred Ahart, has earned a number of honors. The list recently grew as it was announced that he was selected as the recipient of the 2017-18 Section IX Athletic Administrator of the Year Award. It's his second time winning the award, which will ... read more

SW School Board honors indoor track champs

Members of the Sullivan West Section IX Class B Indoor Track Champion Boys and Girls teams were celebrated at the March 8 school board meeting for their unprecedented dual titles with laudatory words from Superintendent Dr. Nancy Hackett as well as praise from Coaches Joe Seidl (girls) and Ron ... read more

Bees get by the Wildcats

BRENTWOOD - The Livingston Manor Wildcats' storied 2017-18 season came to a close on Monday at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood in a New York State Class D first round playoff game, where they were bested by Section 11 Champion Bridgehampton, 50-48.
“We came out firing on all ... read more

Liberty visited by Wizards

LIBERTY - Tuesday was a fun night at Liberty High School as a sold out crowd was treated to an entertaining spectacle of watching the “World Famous” Harlem Wizards take on the Liberty Warriors, a team comprised of Liberty Central District students, employees, alumni and coaches.
The goal of the ... read more

Lady Yellowjackets in action!

The Section IX Class D champion Eldred Lady Yellowjackets are set to take on Delhi in a NYSPHSAA Class D playoff contest tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Mount Saint Mary's College in Newburgh. Pictured here is Eldred's Lenae Kelty soaring skyward to score two on a breakaway in last week's Section IX Class D ... read more

Marlboro surges ahead in fourth, upsets Lady Comets

FALLSBURG -The No. 2 seeded Fallsburg Lady Comets entered the fourth quarter of their home Section IX Class B semifinal against No. 6 seeded Marlboro with a 42-40 lead. However, the Lady Iron Dukes outscored them 20-10 in the final eight minutes to win 60-52. This earned Marlboro a trip to the ‘B' ... read more

Fallsburg ends run in Class B semifinal

MARLBORO — F. Scott Fitzgerald once said, “never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” That could certainly be applied to the Fallsburg boys' basketball team, who lost a spirited game to Marlboro in a Section IX Class B semifinal last Thursday 52-45.

In the Section IX Class B ... read more

SW's Mike Mullally wins NYSPHSAA and Federation gold; Tallula Gann garners two medals in 600

STATEN ISLAND- “I feel like the weight of the world is off my shoulders,” said an elated, breathless Mike Mullally after the Sullivan West senior's photo-finish victory in the 55 hurdles at the New York State Indoor Track Championships staged at the gorgeous Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex on March ... read more

Section IX Class B quarterfinal: Lady Comets take care of business

FALLSBURG - An offensive onslaught from Diamond Weeks, Amanda Zeno and Zariah Williams as well as a series of forced turnovers allowed the No. 2 seeded Fallsburg Lady Comets to cruise to a 77-51 victory over No. 7 seeded Ellenville in Tuesday's Section IX Class B quarterfinal.
The Lady Comets ... read more

Section IX Class C semifinal: SW's decade-best girls hoop season ends with loss to Millbrook

MILLBROOK - Evincing one's best is the truest barometer of success. Given the hierarchy of talent in any field, there are inevitably those who are better, more skilled and destined to go further. When it comes to basketball and the ascending rounds of state tournament play, the opponents teams must ... read more

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