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Humble Michael ecstatic to get back on the field for Minisink Valley

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Slate Hill — A steady rain turned into a downpour as Minisink Valley players jogged onto the field for their first practice of preseason earlier this week. The Warriors seemingly reveled in the elements, barking and chanting as they warmed up on the muddy, waterlogged grass. For the …
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Warwick adds a third Garcia to coaching staff to truly make it a family affair

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Warwick — John Garcia worked with one of Warwick’s new kickers as a steady drizzle fell on the Wildcats’ practice field on Monday. Meanwhile, on the other side of the field, Garcia’s son, also named John, a jayvee coach, shadowed head coach Greg Sirico during a variety of …
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Cool, calm, collected Goshen QB Giordano continues to develop

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Football Insider Staff Growing up, Goshen quarterback Matt Giordano and his two brothers, Tom and Joe, competed in no holds barred pick-up baseball, basketball and football games in their backyard. Of course, Matt was at a disadvantage: He was the little brother and took his share of lumps. However, those …
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Section 9 standouts talk preseason camp and season expectations

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Preseason camps in Section 9 open on Monday: Let the grueling two-a-days, which are a rite of passage, begin. The build-up for the fall under Friday Night Lights, the big games, the clutch plays, the championship runs, is here. There is certainly energy and excitement in the air …
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Section 9 teams brimming with energy and excitement entering preseason camp

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Linebacker Jared Cassel saw flashes of potential in Goshen’s young and inexperienced team throughout last season. There was Week 2 when the Gladiators spotted rival Warwick 20 points, before scoring 21 unanswered of their own. Goshen eventually lost one of the most competitive Spirit Trophy games in recent …
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