2018 footballers

M-W kicker Mike Boyle commits to Division I Stony Brook

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Mike Boyle’s whirlwind tour of kicking camps this summer took him to 16 schools this summer. However, one school stood out from them all to Boyle: Stony Brook University on Long Island. Boyle liked that the school was in close proximity to his house and that his family …
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2018 S9 Insider Coach of the Year: Holzapple stepped up in big way for Cornwall

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Most Cornwall players were reduced to tears on October 5th when hours before a game at Roosevelt, they were informed that Mike Connolly had abruptly resigned as head coach and a teacher in the district after 4 ½ successful seasons. On the fly, Eric Holzapple went from offensive …
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Meet the team: 2018 Section 9 Football Insider Offensive All-Stars

First-team Quarterback Name: Aidan Semo School: Cornwall Year: Freshman Height/weight: 6-3, 175 First-team credentials: Semo lived up to the advanced billing, throwing for 2,230 yards with 27 touchdowns and eight interceptions, helping Cornwall to the Class A championship. He is only 15, but has the composure of a senior. Running backs Name: Amin Woods (Player …
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Meet the team: 2018 Section 9 Football Insider Defensive All-Stars

First-team Defensive line Name: Josh Williams School: Newburgh Year: Senior Height/weight: 6-2, 220 First-team credentials: Williams was effective against the pass and the run, often taking on two blockers. He had 57 tackles and four sacks. Name: Robert Jackson School: Pine Bush Year: Senior Height/weight: 6-3, 205 First-team credentials: A transfer, Jackson was the standout …
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2018 S9 Player of the Year: Amin Woods’ historic playoff run one for the ages

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Running back Amin Woods put up perhaps the greatest postseason performance in Section 9 history to lead Cornwall to the Class A state championship and a perfect season last week. Woods, a junior, was thunder, lightning and showtime rolled into one for the Green Dragons. He seemed to …
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