Anderson, King, Hill propel NFA to fifth straight Class AA championship

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Insider Staff KINGSTON — Newburgh wasted little time to celebrate its 20-9 win over rival Monroe-Woodbury in the Section 9 Class AA championship on Saturday night at Dietz Stadium. Star Terry Anderson and Kam King sprayed water-filled Gatorade bottles on the sideline, drenching their jubilant teammates as the Goldbacks reveled …
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Efficient QB Lane leads the way for NFA

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Insider Staff NEWBURGH — Newburgh Free Academy quarterback Derek Lane knows what he has to do to help his team win. The Goldbacks didn’t have Lane on the field much last year because they wanted to use both Terry Anderson and Jadon Munroe in a spread formation. By doing so, …
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NFA Cruises to Semifinal Win

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Insider Staff MIDDLETOWN — After Newburgh Free Academy went down 7-0 early in the first quarter, there was no finger-pointing or head-shaking. The result of the Goldbacks level-headed attitude was 49 consecutive points, defeating Washingtonville 49-15 in the Class AA semifinal Sunday night. The Goldbacks will play Monroe Woodbury in …
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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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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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