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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

WEEKLY ATHLETIC SCHEDULES

In the event of inclement weather, please check for schedule updates on Minisink Valley's page of the R.O.I.A. Orange-Ulster BOCES site.

MVHS SENIOR SCHOLAR ATHLETES RECOGNIZED AT COUNTYWIDE AWARDS EVENT

Posted May 24 at 2:30pm

Minisink Valley High School seniors James Granata and Meghan Putnam were recognized at the Senior Scholar Athlete Breakfast of the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association on May 22, at Kuhl’s Highland House in Middletown.

 

Continue to full article for James and Meghan's athletic and academic achievements, and their future plans.

 

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CONGRATULATIONS NATIONAL TECHNICAL HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTEES

Posted May 23 at 2:30pm

CONGRATULATIONS to all 21 Minisink Valley High School students inducted into the National Technical Honor Society! Thirteen current members received their stoles and tassels. The ceremony took place on May 16, in the Emanuel Axelrod Education Center at Orange-Ulster BOCES in Goshen.

The National Technical Honor Society honors student achievement and leadership in career and technical education, promotes educational excellence, awards scholarships, and enhances opportunities for the NTHS diverse and multicultural membership.

Along with member schools, NTHS works to build strong relationships between the educational community and businesses, and to respond to the fast-changing world of technology, and its impact on education and career paths.  

MVHS VARSITY BASEBALL SUMMER CAMP, AGES 6-14: JULY 9-12, 2018

Posted May 23 at 2:05pm

The Minisink Warriors Baseball Camp is a comprehensive baseball program covering all aspects of the game including hitting, fielding, base running, and pitching. Under the direction of varsity Head Coach Dave Benedetto, participants will be taught the finer points of the game by skilled training staff with high school, college and professional experience, as well as by former and current members of MV’s varsity baseball.   

Hours: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. • Location: Minisink Valley Middle School fields
Cost: $115 per participant • $95 for multiple siblings
PROGRAM BROCHURE AND REGISTRATION FORM
Additional Information: dbenedetto@minisink.com

Contact Coach Benedetto if you need a printed copy of the program brochure and registration form. 

2018 WARRIORS CHEERLEADING SUMMER CAMP, AGES 6-15: JULY 23-26

Posted May 23 at 2:00pm

Hosted by MVHS varsity cheerleaders, under the direction of Coach Patti Archiere, the cheerleading summer camp will cover cheerleading fundamentals (motions, technique), cheer, jumps, dance, training and conditioning, stunting (age appropriate), limited tumbling, games and prizes. The camp is open to ages 6-15, in all skill levels, and participants need not be Minisink residents.

Hours: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. • Location: Minisink Valley Middle School
Cost: $90 per child • $150 for two family members; $220 for three or more family members
REGISTRATION FORM (Also available at www.minisinkhscheer.com)
Additional Information: Contact Coach Archiere at mvyouthcheercamp@yahoo.com

UNFORGETTABLE SEASON FOR MV'S GIRLS GOLF TEAM

Posted May 21 at 12:42pm

By Coach Brian Golden

Minisink Valley's girls golf team capped off their regular season with victories over Warwick and Port Jervis on Friday, May 18, shooting a season best 142 on a very difficult, rain-drenched course. Amazingly, this team of young ladies, in their first season ever, finished the year with an impressive 13 and 3 overall record. 

Top finishers for the mighty Warriors on Friday were Andrea Andalis, Caroline Bell and Tianna Popstein. Good luck to Andrea and Caroline in Sections next week, at Apple Greens in Highland. CONGRATULATIONS to all 17 lady golfers on an unforgettable season.

BOYS SOCCER PROGRAM: IMPORTANT STUDENT/PARENT MEETING, MAY 21

Posted May 19 at 9:00am

• WHAT: Important information specific to varsity and junior varsity boys soccer, including fall tryouts, eligibility and other news about the MV boys soccer program. 

• WHO should attend: Interested students (entering grades 9-12 this fall) and their parents.
 
•WHEN/WHERE: Monday, May 21, 7 p.m., MVHS Auditorium 

CONGRATULATIONS ATHLETES-OF-THE-WEEK: ASHLEIGH CONVERY & ZACH MICHELITCH

Posted May 16 at 2:09pm

Ashleigh Convery – Senior – Track: Ashleigh has been a consistent point-scorer for the track team in the discus event this year. On Tue. May 14, Ashleigh won the OCIAA throwers pentathlon showing that she is the top all-around thrower in the section. In addition, she won hammer championship with a throw of 142-08, bringing her within a foot of the school record and qualifying for the championship division for nationals in June. CONGRATULATIONS ASHLEIGH!

Zach Michelitch – Junior – Track:
Zach won 4 events, scoring 20 points for the team in our dual-meet win over Valley Central on Tue., May 8. He captured the 110 high hurdles, the long jump, the triple jump, and the high jump. He has won all three of the jumping events in each of our four dual meets this year, and looks to continue his success in the upcoming championship season. CONGRATULATIONS ZACH!

MINISINK GOLFER BRANDON BELL SCORES PROGRAM'S HIGHEST FINISH IN 15 YEARS

Posted May 16 at 1:11pm

By Coach Luke McDonald

A big congratulations goes out to Warrior golfer Brandon Bell. Brandon shot an 84, including a chip in birdie on his last hole, at the Orange County League championships held at West Point Golf Club. Brandon finished 10th out of 50 competitors. He will move on to the section 9 championships next week.

This is the highest finish by a Warrior golfer in the last 15 years. Brandon was also named the recipient of the Chuck Reynolds sportsmanship award by all of the coaches in Orange County, unanimously. This award was established in memory of former Minisink teacher and coach, Chuck Reynolds. It recognizes a senior who  demonstrates the highest standard of proper etiquette, leadership, and sportsmanship. Congratulations Brandon and good luck next week!

GRADUATING SOFTBALL PLAYERS RECOGNIZED

Posted May 14 at 1:26pm

Four graduating seniors and members of Minisink Valley’s varsity softball team—Aubrey Ketcham, Elizabeth Lachenal, Alayna Savaglio and Sarah Woodruff—were officially recognized along with their families and coaches on Thursday, May 10.

 

CONGRATULATIONS to Minisink’s Class of 2018 softball players for their hard work, commitment and dedication to Minisink Valley’s softball program.

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FOOTBALL TEAM HELPS WITH PREPARATIONS FOR ANNUAL TOWN CELEBRATION

Posted May 9 at 1:13pm

Spring cleaning is on everyone’s to-do list and the Town of Minisink Heritage Commission got a strong helping hand from members of Minisink’s varsity football program.

Making good on their commitment to give back to their community, players and coaches put in an off-season workout at the town museum with window washing, dusting and mopping, carpentry work, and some heavy lifting of antique machinery.

The team’s good efforts helped the Heritage Commission prepare for their upcoming “Minisink Heritage Days,” to be held at the museum on June 2 and 3. Well done, Warriors!