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Section 9 footballers

Interim Cornwall coach Holzapple takes himself out of running for full-time job

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Interim Cornwall football coach Eric Holzapple, who led the Green Dragons to the Class A state championship last month, has decided not to make a run at the job full-time. Cornwall is expected to begin its search for its new head coach in the coming weeks. “This is …
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Minisink Valley’s Sullivan signs with Penn State

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Austin Sullivan was playing badminton in gym class when Penn State football coach James Franklin visited Minisink Valley High School earlier this month. Due to NCAA regulations, Franklin could not speak to Sullivan. So Franklin waved to Sullivan, with racket in hand, and continued to his meeting with …
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M-W kicker Mike Boyle commits to Division I Stony Brook

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Mike Boyle’s whirlwind tour of kicking camps this summer took him to 16 schools this summer. However, one school stood out from them all to Boyle: Stony Brook University on Long Island. Boyle liked that the school was in close proximity to his house and that his family …
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2018 S9 Insider Coach of the Year: Holzapple stepped up in big way for Cornwall

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Most Cornwall players were reduced to tears on October 5th when hours before a game at Roosevelt, they were informed that Mike Connolly had abruptly resigned as head coach and a teacher in the district after 4 ½ successful seasons. On the fly, Eric Holzapple went from offensive …
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Meet the team: 2018 Section 9 Football Insider Offensive All-Stars

First-team Quarterback Name: Aidan Semo School: Cornwall Year: Freshman Height/weight: 6-3, 175 First-team credentials: Semo lived up to the advanced billing, throwing for 2,230 yards with 27 touchdowns and eight interceptions, helping Cornwall to the Class A championship. He is only 15, but has the composure of a senior. Running backs Name: Amin Woods (Player …
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