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Monroe-Woodbury

M-W relishing underdog status against powerhouse Aquinas in season-opener at “The Dome”

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Monroe-Woodbury opens its season on Saturday on hallowed New York State football grounds — the Carrier Dome in Syracuse — home of the state championships. And if the bright lights of the airy “Dome” isn’t exciting enough, the Crusaders are facing a state powerhouse at 1 p.m., Aquinas …
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After breakout junior season, M-W quarterback Campione looking forward to 2018

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Football Insider Staff Monroe-Woodbury quarterback Steven Campione left Dietz Stadium with a familiar feeling after their Section 9 Class AA semifinal loss to Newburgh Free Academy last season. It was the Crusaders second consecutive postseason loss to the Goldbacks. “It’s a bitter feeling that doesn’t go away any time soon,” …
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Rivals Hernandez (M-W) and Smith (NFA) ready to come together at Brockport

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Monroe-Woodbury wide receiver Kenny Hernandez burned several defensive backs last season, but he remembers one challenging match-up: Newburgh’s Vern Smith. “(Smith) played a lot of good defense at corner,” Hernandez said. “It was difficult to go against him.” It was also intense. Monroe-Woodbury and Newburgh are fierce Section …
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After breakout year, M-W’s McCormick headed to Utica College

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider It took him more than two hours, but Monroe-Woodbury’s Johnny McCormick set a new school-record last summer by completing 525 box jump push-ups. It was one of the highlights during his transformation from a skinny wide receiver into a chiseled weapon. “Body by Johnny” was a hit for …
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Newburgh scraps spread offense for Wing-T (during game!) in Class AA semifinal win over M-W

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Teams often change up their offensive scheme in the offseason, but that scenario is rare during the season and it’s unheard of during a game. Let alone a championship game. Some coaches might call that crazy, but that’s exactly what Newburgh did against Monroe-Woodbury in Friday night’s Section …
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