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The Poughkeepsie Pioneers had a successful turnaround year this season as they finished with a record of 5-3, making it all the way to the Section 1 Independent League Championship game where they ran into rival Greeley who they defeated early in the season. The Pioneers had one final shot at the end zone in the final seconds, but the pass was intercepted resulting in a 28-20 loss for the Pioneers. Coach Bianco talks about the strides his team made this year and what they went through to turn their season successful.
Poughkeespie improves their record to 5-2 over the weekend in a semifinal win over Edgemont at home, winning by a score of 32-6 after trailing 6-0 early in the contest. Pioneer Head Coach Mark Bianco talks about how proud he is of his team making it to a championship game next weekend after having a winless season two years ago. The Pioneers will play rival Greeley at home Saturday for the title.
Poughkeepsie grinded out a 24-20 win on their homecoming last weekend with a win over rival Horace Greeley. Same Moore had a day to remember with 223 all-purpose yards while the Pioneers secured their first winning season in 10 years with the victory. Head Coach Mark Bianco talks about what it means to the team trusting the process they've gone through in the last three years. They will now have a first round bye week before they start their run in the playoffs with a semifinal matchup in two weeks.
After going into a Covid Pause for 10 days, the Poughkeepsie Pioneers were able to schedule a matchup last Monday night against Edgemont where the Pioneers had to travel an hour and a half for a rainy game. Poughkeepsie Coach Mark Bianco talks about how his team was able to handle their offensive drives in the rain with running the ball behind his line in a 22-6 victory. The Pioneers will have a short week before their homecoming game against Greeley on Saturday in a game that could decide the division champion.
After a cancelled game left them without a game last week, the Poughkeepsie Pioneers dominated on both sides of the ball to defeat Peekskill by a score of 45-8. Head Coach Mark Bianco talks about the way his team rallied together after a horrific incident in the area a night before the game, leaving the status of Saturday's game in question. The Pioneers look to rebuild with a matchup against Irvington with a 1-1 record next week.
Football is back for the Poughkeepsie Pioneers. Fans are back in the stands as Poughkeepsie dropped a week 0 matchup to Class AA Kingston in an out-of-section game by a score of 34-8. Poughkeepsie was one of just three teams in Section 1 to participate in a Week 0 game, getting quality looks at an opposing team on both sides of the ball. Coach Bianco talks defensive schemes and players to watch for in the 2021 season. They turn-around with a matchup against Ramapo who they split games with in the spring.