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Pine Bush DL Robert Jackson commits to play at Albany

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Pine Bush defensive lineman Robert Jackson took an official visit to Albany on Saturday and in within 48 hours he was a Great Dane. Jackson committed to Albany, a Football Championship Subdivision school, on Tuesday. “I visited Albany on Saturday, talked to my family and it was just …
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Warwick’s Hansen named Class A Scholar-Athlete of the Year by State Coaches Association

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Like most other Section 9 players, Warwick linebacker Matt Hansen has his influences. He admires, among others, Metallica, Guns N’ Roses and a variety of classical artists. Hansen plays the violin, piano and guitar and has played in rock and classical bands. He is also a Straight-A student …
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Warwick LB Nick Garcia reflects on big season and the “Pick of the Year”

By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider If you made a highlight reel that included Section 9’s Top 2018 Plays, Warwick linebacker Nick Garcia’s one-handed interception during a regular-season win at Minisink Valley would have to be part of the tape. That play was a testament to Garcia’s grit and toughness. He made plays such …
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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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