Versatile Anderson ready to make plays for NFA this year

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Newburgh Free Academy’s Terry Anderson seamlessly moved from running back to play quarterback for the first time last season and this year he will likely see time at both positions. On defense, Anderson, a senior, is dynamic and athletic enough to play defensive back and safety. He might …
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Spackenkill enjoys special day at Giants training camp

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Dom Guarnieri heard his Spackenkill teammates excitedly saying “It’s Saquon, it’s Saquon” on Tuesday, but there was no sign of the Giants’ star rookie running back. That’s because Barkley was already blanketed in a sea of Spackenkill players after training camp in East Rutherford, N.J. Saquon meets Spackenkill …
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The Top 30 Players To Watch in Section 9 in 2018

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Section 9 preseason football camps open next Monday and just 18 days later comes the moment that we have all been waiting for: The start of the season. Grueling summer sessions serve as the prelude to our own version of “Friday Night Lights.” Section 9 has plenty of …
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Resilient Hendricks dedicates 2018 season in memory of his father

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Football Insider Staff WASHINGTONVILLE— Ryan Hendricks briefly looks toward the ceiling before a summer-league basketball game at the Newburgh Armory Unity Center. He takes a look at his opponent and claps his hands. Seconds later, the Washingtonville junior scores the first two of his 13 points on a contested layup. …
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Spackenkill’s Hutchinson makes impressive transition from futbol to football

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider The kid was only a freshman, but already a specimen, checking in at approximately 6-foot-2, 250 pounds. It’s no wonder that Spackenkill coach Clint DeSouza was intrigued by Ozzie Hutchinson the first time he saw him walk onto the field. Still, there was one problem facing DeSouza: His …
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