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Resilient Hendricks dedicates 2018 season in memory of his father

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Football Insider Staff WASHINGTONVILLE— Ryan Hendricks briefly looks toward the ceiling before a summer-league basketball game at the Newburgh Armory Unity Center. He takes a look at his opponent and claps his hands. Seconds later, the Washingtonville junior scores the first two of his 13 points on a contested layup. …
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Spackenkill’s Hutchinson makes impressive transition from futbol to football

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider The kid was only a freshman, but already a specimen, checking in at approximately 6-foot-2, 250 pounds. It’s no wonder that Spackenkill coach Clint DeSouza was intrigued by Ozzie Hutchinson the first time he saw him walk onto the field. Still, there was one problem facing DeSouza: His …
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Former NFA star Jalen Williams helps lead the way for talented brother Josh

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Football Insider Staff NEWBURGH— It was a beautiful Thursday morning at Newburgh Free Academy. The sun was shining without a cloud in the sky. The slight breeze kept the temperature reasonably low; especially considering it’s the middle of July. Senior defensive lineman Josh Williams was sitting in the corner of …
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Warwick’s Maslanka continues family tradition of wearing prestigious No. 44 jersey

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Robert Maslanka grew up idolizing his brother, John, and followed his every move on the Warwick sideline as a waterboy. Robert looked up to his brother, a linebacker, for a lot of reasons: John Maslanka was a leader, played with passion and as a senior wore No. 44, …
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