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Gazzillo, Juncaj named first-team Class A all-state

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Cornwall linebacker Steve Gazzillo helped the Green Dragons to a perfect season and scored the game-winning touchdown on a 1-yard run in the Class A state championship. For an encore, Gazzillo has been named a first-team all-state selection by the New York State Sportswriters Association (NYSSWA), which released …
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Spackenkill coach Clint DeSouza resigns; Here is his letter to the team

January 9, 2019  To Spackenkill Football Family, Friends, and Community: Spackenkill Football has been a part of my life for the past 22 years. From playing on the modified team in 7th grade to fulfilling my dream job of coaching the Varsity team for the past nine years, my experience wearing green and white has …
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Marlboro’s Young, Spackenkill’s Lewinson named first-team all-state; TV’s Streimer also honored

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Marlboro defensive back Jack Young’s game is a blend of speed and power, something he said developed as a lacrosse player. Young will play lacrosse at Siena next year, but he certainly made an impact on the football field for the Iron Dukes the last three years. Just …
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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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