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Minisink Valley Athletics

Minisink Valley has a long and proud tradition of athletic participation and excellence thanks to our engaged students, strong community support, committed and dedicated teachers, coaches, support personnel, administrators, and our Board of Education. Our teams have captured numerous Orange County League and Section IX titles. We have also achieved several state championships and frequent state rankings. Not least of all, we are very proud of having received numerous team-sportsmanship and scholar-athlete team awards. We encourage all students to take part in our athletic programs to enrich their experience at Minisink Valley! Go Warriors!

NOTE: Information for elite Middle School students participating with High School teams, and for Athletic Placement Process (APP) information click here. Additional APP forms can be found by following the link below.

ATHLETICS DIRECTOR

Timothy Bult
355-5172
tbult@minisink.com

WARRIOR FOOTBALL CHEERLEADING NEWS

Posted August 17 at 11:02am

By Coach Patti Archieri

Cheerleading takes a high level of dedication, athleticism, strength, commitment to your team, hard work and a positive attitude.

Middle and high school students came out this week to demonstrate their ability to perform a number of skills for the JV & Varsity cheerleading squads including stunting, tumbling, motion techniques, flexibility, and jumps.  

Coaches and athletes are looking forward to cheering on our Warriors this Fall!

(Additional Photos.) 

FALL SPORTS BEGIN AUG. 14

Posted August 8 at 3:17pm
  • FALL SPORTS for all Varsity and Junior Varsity teams begin Monday, August 14
  • MODIFIED SPORTS for all teams begin on the first day of school, Tuesday, September 5

For complete information, including physicals, forms and practice schedules, click on the Fall Information link in the top section of the Athletics page. Click here to download all required registration forms, or follow the Forms link in the same section. 

BOYS LACROSSE CAMP: HIGH PARTICIPATION AND HARD WORK

Posted July 27 at 3:05pm

A hardworking group of forty boys in grades 3-8 participated in this year’s Boys Lacrosse Summer Camp, July 17-21.

The program was co-directed by Chad Lakeman, boys lacrosse coach, and Chad Lakeman Jr., a middle school teacher. Coaching staff involved Minisink Valley varsity and JV lacrosse players.

To learn more about our lacrosse programs, visit Minisink Valley Lacrosse Booster Club and Minisink Valley Youth Lacrosse.  

REMINDER: HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER CONSTRUCTION: ATHLETIC FACILITIES AND OVERALL ACCESS

Posted July 20 at 8:05am

As previously announced, construction work at Minisink Valley High School will begin right after graduation and result in the closure of our aquatics facility for the summer months. Other related closures and parking restrictions are as follows:

Track CLOSED: July 21 through September 1

High school Route 6 entrance and all high school parking areas:
•Closed to the public June 24 through September 1.

Tennis Courts Access: July 20 to September 1
• Parking: Middle school lot, near athletic fields
• Access: Via “the pit” field and gate.  

Scheduled construction projects at the high school will include re-pavement of parking areas, replacement and improvement of drainage around the building, and some roof work over the pool.

We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your support and understanding while we work to improve our facilities and enhance our students’ educational experience.

Any updates or possible changes to these plans will be announced on the district’s website.  

GIRLS SOFTBALL CAMP PUSHING 20 AND GOING STRONG

Posted June 29 at 4:15pm

Approaching 20 years in the running, this year’s Girls Softball Summer Camp attracted 45 enthusiastic participants.

 

In addition to raising funds for the softball program, the camp helps students work on their skills and improve their game. It also and provides an employment and leadership-building opportunity for older and former student athletes.

 

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MVHS CARLOS FORDE NAMED VARSITY845 LACROSSE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Posted June 28 at 10:41am

The day after his Class of 2017 commencement on June 23, Carlos Forde, a senior captain of Minisink Valley’s boys lacrosse, was named Varsity845 Player of the Year by the Times Herald Record.

 

Minisink’s boys lacrosse team ended the season with an impressive 15-4 overall record, seizing the Class B Section 9 Championship with a 15-10 win over Warwick, on May 24. Carlos Forde led the way with 8 goals, and was presented with an All-American certificate after the game.

 

New York state Senator John Bonacic issued a legislative resolution (J2865) in honor of Forde’s achievement, the role of head coach Chad Lakeman in Forde’s Minisink career, and their combined contributions to the school’s tradition of excellence.

 

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TEN VARSITY BASEBALL PLAYERS RECOGNIZED ON SENIOR DAY

Posted June 7 at 10:20am

Ten seniors were recognized for their hard work and contributions to Minisink baseball and the athletics program on May 18, prior to the last regular season home game vs. the Warwick Wildcats.

 

Suited up one more time in the white and green uniform they made proud, the players were accompanied by family members in a ceremony attended by coaching staff, district and school administrators. JROTC presented the colors, and freshman Penny Sierra sang the national anthem.

 

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HIGH SCHOOL POOL CLOSED DURING SUMMER DUE TO CONSTRUCTION

Posted June 1 at 8:38am

The aquatics facility at Minisink Valley High School will not be available for use this summer due to construction and renovation work in and around the school building.

The scheduled projects will begin immediately after graduation. They include re-pavement of parking lot, replacement and improvement of drainage around the building, and some roof work over the pool.

We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your support and understanding while we work to improve our facilities and enhance our students’ educational experience. 

REMINDER: GIRLS VARSITY SWIM TEAM LAST “GIRLS NIGHT OUT”: FRI., JUNE 2

Posted May 30 at 2:55pm

WHAT: The last of three "Girls Night Out" fundraising events hosted by the girls varsity swim team
WHEN: Friday, June 2, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. 
WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE: Girls ages 6-13 
WHY: To have fun and help raise funds for the girls’ varsity swim team
REGISTRATION: Online registration link Registration/participation is limited to 65
QUESTIONS: Megan Donelly, head coach • mdonnelly@minisink.com • 845-355-5879
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TRACK & FIELD SENIORS RECOGNIZED

Posted May 25 at 1:22pm

The track & field program recognized graduating athletes for their contributions to the team and program over the past four years. The ceremony took place on May 16, prior to the team’s 80 to 61 victory over division rival Valley Central. Congratulations to All!

  • Boys Team Seniors: Nick Alfano, Jacob Banse, Justin Gowans, Jude Habert, Noah Mason, Tom Reiser, Arthur Scrima, and Tim Venter
  • Girls Team Seniors: Abigail Bachrycz, Lindsay Fortin, Lauren Fritzsch, Juliana Goldsmith, Lily Guardino, Alexandra Lawrence, Liz Mazany, O’Livia McIntosh, Shannon Meli, Olivia Pogozelski, Jamie Polanco, and Sarah Smith.