State Champs

MW’s Ryan Baldock to be named Cornwall’s new football coach

  By Justin Rodriguez Section 9 Football Insider Monroe-Woodbury coach Ryan Baldock is leaving the Crusaders after three years to take over Cornwall’s juggernaut program, sources have confirmed to the Section 9 Football Insider. Pending school board approval on Monday, Baldock will replace Eric Holzapple, who led Cornwall to a perfect 12-0 season and the …
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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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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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Cornwall celebrates victory in Class A state championship

By Sean Lynch Section 9 Football Insider Staff SYRACUSE — Tears of joy came down the face of Cornwall senior Steve Gazzillo as he took off his sweat-filled helmet after a 21-14 victory over West Seneca East in the Class A state championship in the Carrier Dome. The amount of time he spent with his …
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