High School Football
Newsday goes deep with Long Island high school football.
Running back Stacey Bedell and offensive lineman Brendan Winters hope to lead Floyd to a third straight Suffolk Division I title....Read more »
There will be a new quarterback under center for the Friars, and top running back Dariyan Riley and offensive lineman Matt Biscardi lead St. Anthony's to what could be a 10th CHSFL title in 11 years....Read more »
In the video embedded above, Freeport football coach Russ Cellan talks about his team's July scrimmage with St. Anthony's, a 7-on-7 to "get the kinks out."...Read more »
The Redmen bring plenty of experience into the 2011 football season. Led by Todd Collins and Tyler Rigo, East Islip looks for a fifth Suffolk Division II title game appearance in six years and their first county win since 2007.
Watch the video embedded above for more from these athletes....Read more »
MSG Varsity looks at Newfield's football team after a breakout season in 2010.
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There’s a difference in Floyd quarterback A.J. Otranto this year. A big difference.
"I gained about 30 pounds since last year," the junior 5-11, 185 junior said. He definitely looked stronger at the Colonials’ early practices last week, so I quizzed him about his workout regimen.
"Serious weights?" I asked.
"Serious food," Otranto replied...Read more »
Not to start trouble or anything, but my first question of the 2011 season on Thursday’s opening practice at Sachem North was this one to the Crossan brothers: “Who’s faster?”
After a little good-natured back-and-forth bickering, it was agreed that Dalton, the senior running back, is slightly faster in the 40-yard dash than Trent, the sophomore quarterback, according...Read more »
According to MSG Varsity's Jared Greenberg, Floyd rising senior Stacey Bedell has verbally committed to play football at Villanova next fall.
The running back/defensive back is expected to play offense for the Wildcats, who are weighing a decision to join the Big East. They currently play in the FCS (formerly Division I-AA.)
Bedell, a first-team Newsday All Long Island...Read more »
I’ll be taking vacation time in July, but will be back in August just in time for two-a-days and the resumption of Zog’s Blog.
Thought I’d offer one more football fix for our fans – the seeds for the 2011 season, as voted by the coaches last winter. You’ll note some of the leagues have been realigned, based on the latest enrollment figures.
Here are the...Read more »
MSG Varsity caught up with Freeport's Cephas Knighton-Ward, Terrell Brown, and Jeff Williams to talk about their win in the Empire Challenge over New York City.
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