O’Neill dedicates Class B semifinal win to late assistant coach Christopher Page

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Insider Staff  MIDDLETOWN — The O’Neill football team was playing for much more than a Class B final appearance. They dedicated their season to former junior varsity coach and English teacher Christopher Page, who died in a car crash on New Year’s Day. The Raiders beat Port Jervis (3-6) 49-19 …
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Red Hook to play as an independent in 2018 with eye on successful future

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Like so many other players in Section 9, up-and-coming Red Hook quarterback Dylan Bayliss has a list of goals for the season. Making the playoffs isn’t one of them. No, Bayliss hasn’t set the bar low for his junior year: In an effort to help jump start the …
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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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