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Former NFA star Jalen Williams helps lead the way for talented brother Josh

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Football Insider Staff NEWBURGH— It was a beautiful Thursday morning at Newburgh Free Academy. The sun was shining without a cloud in the sky. The slight breeze kept the temperature reasonably low; especially considering it’s the middle of July. Senior defensive lineman Josh Williams was sitting in the corner of …
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BC not afraid to move up in Class at Camp of Champions

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Football Insider Staff MONTGOMERY— Shoulder pads crunched together like two cars colliding head-on in an intersection. The violent tackles, trash talking, and loud screams from coaches meant only one thing — the start of preseason football. Camp of Champions, a popular Section 9 football camp, lasted from Sunday to Thursday …
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Rivalry brings out best in VC’s Toth brothers

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Growing up, Valley Central quarterback Chandler Toth and his younger brother, Chase, competed in everything. A pick-up basketball game in the driveway could turn into a full-fledged battle royal. A game of two-hand touch football might turn into a sparring match. “It’s been me and Chase every day …
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BC running back Hemingway looking to build off breakout 2017 season

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Burke Catholic running back Solomon Hemingway seemingly came out of nowhere late last fall, emerging as a postseason star for the Eagles, who reached the semifinals of the Class C state playoffs. However, Burke Catholic coach Aaron Hasbrouck knew he had a prime time player long before Hemingway …
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Transfer Robert Jackson could have breakout season for Pine Bush

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Pine Bush coach Jim Wright hasn’t seen Robert Jackson play in four years and doesn’t have any game film on him. Still, Wright has a good idea about the type of player Jackson, a transfer, can be this season based on some of the schools interested in the …
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