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2018 players

Steady Meland a leader on the field for Pine Bush

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Pine Bush — Quarterback Haakon Meland began his varsity career as a freshman back-up with the plan being that he would gain seasoning late in games that were already decided. Then came Week 4 of the 2015 season: Meland moved to No. 1 on the depth chart after …
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M-W’s experienced offensive line hoping to be latest blocking machine in the trenches

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Football Insider Staff CENTRAL VALLEY — Offensive lineman are like referees — they don’t get noticed until their job is done incorrectly.  At Monroe-Woodbury that is exactly the opposite. The offensive line is the core of the Crusaders team, and has been since James Hintze started coaching them in 1988.  …
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O’Neill coach has high praise for star RB James Tehui-Matautia

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider John Catano is an old school, battle-tested coach who made a name for himself with an impressive 18-year run at Section 1’s Croton-Harmon. Section 1 has quite a reputation and over the years Catano saw a lot of great players across the river. However, Catano will tell you …
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New Warwick running back Rooney eager to prove himself

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Football Insider Staff WARWICK — Warwick senior running back Kyle Rooney was one of three Warwick football players who showed up at 7:30 to an 8 a.m. practice. He wants to be the next great Warwick running back. Replacing Harrison Parrelli will be no easy task. In his senior season last year, he totaled …
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Humble Michael ecstatic to get back on the field for Minisink Valley

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Slate Hill — A steady rain turned into a downpour as Minisink Valley players jogged onto the field for their first practice of preseason earlier this week. The Warriors seemingly reveled in the elements, barking and chanting as they warmed up on the muddy, waterlogged grass. For the …
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