2018 players

Stephens brothers (Tom and John) enjoying Goshen’s special season

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Football Insider Staff Goshen — Goshen senior linebacker Tom Stephens and his older brother, John, aren’t just brothers. Despite a nine-year age difference, they are best friends. “It’s just like any close friendship,” John Stephens said. “We do everything together and we can talk about everything. I was always thankful …
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Class AA superpowers Monroe-Woodbury and NFA ready for latest showdown

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider When asked about Newburgh’s looming showdown with Monroe-Woodbury, running back Giani Hill broke out a sports cliché that would make some coaches proud. “We try to take one game at a time and not get ahead of ourselves,” Hill said. Then Hill conveyed how he and his teammates …
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J-Rod’s Week 7 Section 9 Football Rankings

Newburgh (6-1): Player of the Year candidate Terry Anderson pulled this off last week against Pine Bush: In less than two minutes, he had an interception, a rushing touchdown and a fumble recovery for a touchdown. How is my man Syncere Tatum going to top that? Cornwall (7-0): The Green Dragons haven’t seen this much …
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Goshen clinches first divisional title since 1994 with win over New Paltz

By Sean Lynch  Section 9 Football Insider Staff Middletown — O.J. Simpson fled the police in his white Ford Bronco with A.C. Cowlings at the wheel. The George Foreman Grill was introduced. Tonya Harding busted Nancy Kerrigan’s kneecap. The year was 1994 and until Saturday it was the last time that Goshen had won a …
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Anderson puts on show to lead NFA to easy win over Pine Bush

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Football Insider Staff NEWBURGH — Newburgh Free Academy senior Terry Anderson ran towards the sideline after his first interception of the game. Anderson’s interception came in the last minute of the first quarter with the Goldbacks trailing 7-0. His message to his teammates was loud and clear.  “We’re not losing …
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