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State Sportswriters announce Class A all-state team

CLASS A Co-Players of the Year Dylan Laube (RB, Westhampton-11, Sr., 5-11, 185) and Matt Myers (QB, West Seneca West-6,...

NFA represented well on Class AA all-state team

CLASS AA Co-Players of the Year Jeremy Ruckert (OE/DL/PK, Lindenhurst-11, Sr., 6-6, 230) and Joey Ward (RB/DB, Troy-2, Sr., 5-9,...

Mongelli, Verney lead contingent of six Section 9 players on Class B all-state second-team

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Quarterbacks Sam Mongelli of Marlboro and New Paltz’s Jimmy Verney are rivals, but...

Close friends Manfredi and Jackson make Class D all-state second team

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider The bond between Millbrook’s Erik Manfredi and Drew Jackson began when they started...

Burke Catholic stars Ross and Przybocki named Class C first-team all-state

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Burke Catholic running back David Ross felt underrated by some of his peers...

Brian Vegliando returns as head coach of Wallkill

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider It was a difficult decision, but four years ago Brian Vegliando stepped down...

Spackenkill’s Bennermon eager to sign National Letter of Intent to play at B.C.

Star defensive end will sign on Wednesday at the school’s library By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Kyiev Bennermon...

2017 Section 9 Football Coach of the Year

Cavanagh’s dedication helps spark turnaround at Ellenville this season By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Ellenville coach Dan Cavanagh...

2017 Section 9 Football Insider Defensive All-Stars

First-team Defensive line Name: Kyiev Bennermon School: Spackenkill Year: Senior Height/weight: 6-5, 290 First-team credentials: Most teams tried running away...

2017 Section 9 Football Insider Offensive All-Stars

First-team Quarterback   Name: Jimmy Verney School: New Paltz Year: Senior Height/weight: 5-10, 160 First-team credentials: Passed and ran for...

2017 Section 9 Football Player of the Year

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Newburgh’s Uh’Charion Hanson returned the opening kickoff of the season against Kingston for...

S9 Insider All Star Team – Coming This Week!

After a great season, we’re ready to pick our all star team! We’ll be announcing: Player of the Year –...

Newburgh Free Academy's Jadon Munroe

Section 9 Football Coaches Association announce All-League and All-Section teams

Section 9’s football coaches met earlier this week to select its annual All-Section and All-League All-Star teams. The Section 9...

Newburgh vs Troy

Newburgh almost pulls off upset, but falls to Troy late in Class AA state semifinals

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Middletown — Running back Jadon Munroe’s impressive career had just ended and now...

Burke Catholic v Holy Trinity

Holy Trinity uses fourth quarter comeback to edge Burke Catholic in Class C state semifinals

Eagles lose heartbreaker in final four for second year in a row By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Middletown...

Week 12 Scores

ORMC SCOREBOARD State Semifinal Games Coaches: Report your game scores to the Section 9 Football Insider: jrod845sports@gmail.com Friday 11/17/17   Saturday...

Burke Catholic running back Solomon Hemingway

Burke Catholic eager for shot at redemption in Class C state semifinals

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Some fans may have questioned Burke Catholic’s ability to make another deep run...

Week 12 Picks

J-Rod’s State Semifinal Picks (all games at Faller Field in Middletown) Friday Class D Millbrook vs. Cambridge, 4 p.m.: Cambridge...

Faller Field

Middletown eager to host Eastern State semifinals at Faller Field this weekend

Middletown’s Faller Field is hosting the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) Eastern State semifinals this weekend...

Monroe-Woodbury running back Bradley Byrnes

Players pumped up for Wednesday’s Section 9 Exceptional Senior Game

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Monroe-Woodbury Bradley Byrnes has spent the early part of this week catching up...