Section IX launches new website and app offering one location for schedules and other useful features

Attention Minisink Valley sports families: Section IX  Athletics has launched a new website,  www.section9sports.org, offering one concise location for schedules along with other great features, including: Schedules Scrolling scoreboard Featured videos Links to streamed contests Leagues, section and state information Displayed social media platforms, and more! For mobile device access, download the RSchoolToday Activity Scheduler …

Athletics update: ‘Low’/’moderate’ risk sports to begin practice and ‘high’ risk sports to resume workouts on Jan. 19

Minisink Valley’s Varsity Boys and Girls Indoor Track and Boys Swimming programs will transition from their (pre-holiday) off-season workouts to (COVID-19  approved) team practices beginning  Tuesday, Jan. 19. Parents can register their child via the FamilyID link on this website for workouts. Gov. Cuomo has approved competition for “low” and “moderate” risk interscholastic sports and …

NYSPHSAA presents 2019-20 School of Excellence award to high school

James Osborne, New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) past president and current Section IX Athletic Council secretary, recently presented Minisink Valley High School with its 2019-20  School of Excellence award. This award is presented to member schools who have at least 75 percent of their varsity teams maintaining a cumulative grade point …

NYSPHSAA cancels 2021 Winter State Championships; postpones all high-risk sports until authorization is granted

Today, Dec. 11, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) cancelled the 2021 Winter State Championships. In addition, NYSPHSAA also postponed all high-risk sports until authorization is granted by state officials. The decision was made with input from the NYSPHSAA membership and the 11 section executive directors. “We continue to be respectful …

Innovative physical education teachers blend latest gaming craze with remote gym activities

When physical education teachers blend the latest gaming craze with remote physical education activities, it’s a win-win for everyone! Otisville Elementary physical education teacher Stephanie Guifre and Tom Uhrig knew their students, like students everywhere, are obsessed with the “Among Us” multiplayer social deduction game, which has skyrocketed to even more in popularity during the …

Varsity swim team stays prepared for sports practice start date with virtual practices

Although the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association (OCIAA) has extended the pause on athletics and postpone the sports practice start date for low to moderate risk sports until Jan. 19, Minisink Valley’s varsity swim team is making sure it’s more than ready through virtual practices. Coach Brian Golden and Coach Gillian Sutera are leading the …

Sports update: OCIAA postpones sports practice start date for low to moderate risk sports until Jan. 19.

Today, Nov. 25, the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association (OCIAA) voted to extend the pause on athletics and postpone the sports practice start date for low to moderate risk sports until Jan. 19. Gov. Cuomo’s office places the sports of swimming and indoor track in these areas. “We join the rest of New York State as …

Three Minisink Valley seniors sign Division I/II NCAA National Letters of Intent

Congratulations to three Minisink Valley seniors on the signing of their Division I/II NCAA National Letters of Intent: Angelo Bartziokas, Division I baseball at Iona College The pandemic cut Angelo’s first varsity baseball season short but that didn’t prevent him from achieving one of his goals. With 10 Division I schools in pursuit, Angelo has …

NYSPHSAA postpones high risk winter sports start date to Jan. 4, 2021; low risk and moderate sports to begin Nov. 30

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) has moved the start date for high risk winter sports (basketball, competitive cheer, ice hockey and wrestling) to Jan. 4, 2021. Until authorization is granted by state officials, NYSPHSAA member schools are not permitted to participate in sports determined to be high risk by the …

Theresa Uhelsky is New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance’s ‘Adapted Physical Education & Sports Section Amazing Person Award’ recipient

Adapted physical education is physical education which has been adapted or modified, so that it is as appropriate for the person with a disability as it is for a person without a disability.  The intent is to instruct and give students the skills necessary for a lifetime of rich leisure, recreation, and sport experiences to …

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