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Section IX Announces Season Start Dates for 2022- 2023:

Fall: High School: Football:

Saturday August 20, 2022. All

other HS Sports: Monday,

August 22, 2022 Modified

Sports: Modified Sports may

start on the first day of school.

Winter: High School:

November 14, 2022.

Modified Sports: Modified

Sports may start on Monday,

November 21, 2022

Spring: High School: March 13,


Modified Sports: Modified

Sports may start on March 20,



Section IX Bulletin Board:


For anyone interested in officiating Girls Lacrosse, please contact Paul Rickard at Orange County Baseball Umpire Association will be offering a training course and certification exam for those interested in becoming high school umpires for 2023. The course will be Tuesdays and Thursday evenings 1/10/23 to 1/24/23 at Chester Academy. Contact Bob Brucato ( for an application and details. Softball Umpires needed.If interested in becoming an umpire for High School, Middle School, and/or ASA (summers) Softball in Orange County, please contact Bobby Moran at School games are generally at 4:00 during week and ASA in the evenings during week, and all day Sundays. The Mid-Hudson Lacrosse Officials is looking for officials. The MHLOA serves boys High School and Youth lacrosse in Section 9 covering Orange, Ulster, and Northern Dutchess County’s. If you need further information please contact. Thomas Bradway, MHLOA Sec/Treas. @ 845.594.4079 or
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