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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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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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