S9 Football

BC running back Hemingway looking to build off breakout 2017 season

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Burke Catholic running back Solomon Hemingway seemingly came out of nowhere late last fall, emerging as a postseason star for the Eagles, who reached the semifinals of the Class C state playoffs. However, Burke Catholic coach Aaron Hasbrouck knew he had a prime time player long before Hemingway …
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Transfer Robert Jackson could have breakout season for Pine Bush

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Pine Bush coach Jim Wright hasn’t seen Robert Jackson play in four years and doesn’t have any game film on him. Still, Wright has a good idea about the type of player Jackson, a transfer, can be this season based on some of the schools interested in the …
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Pine Bush’s Smith dedicates 2018 season in memory of brother, Roland

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider The rough mornings have become a little easier for Pine Bush junior Chauncey Smith. However, he often still finds himself lying in bed with tears welling up in his eyes. The loss of his older brother, Roland, is still painful. It is still fresh. The Pine Bush community …
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Minisink Valley wins both titles at Hudson Valley Shootout

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Football Insider Staff WARWICK — High school football season is fast approaching as the first competitive action in Section 9 was the Hudson Valley Shootout; a 7-on-7 scrimmage at Warwick High. Seventeen teams from Section 9 took part in the event. The schools were divided into groups by their class. …
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Hudson Valley 7-on-7 Shootout