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East Rockaway quarterback Charlie Campbell tosses the football (Credit: James Escher)

East Rockaway quarterback Charlie Campbell tosses the football during varsity practice at the high school. (Aug. 20, 2012)

East Rockaway football practice

Scenes from East Rockaway High School as the football team prepares for the 2012 season in Nassau Conference IV. (Aug. 20, 2012)

East Rockaway's Ryan Murphy, left, and Ernesto Amorelli
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East Rockaway's Ryan Murphy, left, and Ernesto Amorelli return to practice at the school after a brief water break. (Aug. 20, 2012)

East Rockaway varsity football coach Russell Pajer supervises
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East Rockaway varsity football coach Russell Pajer supervises team practice at the school. (Aug. 20, 2012)

East Rockaway's Connor Parzych, left, and Matt Barbado
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East Rockaway's Connor Parzych, left, and Matt Barbado have a laugh during varsity training camp. (Aug. 20, 2012)

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The East Rockaway football team gathers together during
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The East Rockaway football team gathers together during practice at the school. (Aug. 20, 2012)

East Rockaway's Connor Parzych stays hydrated during varsity
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East Rockaway's Connor Parzych stays hydrated during varsity football practice at the school. (Aug. 20, 2012)

East Rockaway's Ben Giliberti, left, and John Draude
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East Rockaway's Ben Giliberti, left, and John Draude perform defensive drills during varsity football practice at the school. (Aug. 20, 2012)

East Rockaway, NY - August 20, 2012: East
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East Rockaway, NY - August 20, 2012: East Rockaway High School #25 Jack Crawford drinks water during varsity football team practice at the school. (Photo by James Escher)

East Rockaway High School's Connor Parzych, right, looks
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East Rockaway High School's Connor Parzych, right, looks to pressure quarterback Charlie Campbell during varsity football practice at the school. (Aug. 20, 2012)

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East Rockaway's Kevin Keane performs agility drills during
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East Rockaway's Kevin Keane performs agility drills during varsity football practice at the school. (Aug. 20, 2012)

East Rockaway's Ben Giliberti performs contact drills during
(Credit: James Escher)

East Rockaway's Ben Giliberti performs contact drills during varsity football team practice. (Aug. 20, 2012)

East Rockaway quarterback Charlie Campbell cradles the ball
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East Rockaway quarterback Charlie Campbell cradles the ball during varsity football practice at the school. (Aug. 20, 2012)

East Rockaway quarterback Charlie Campbell during varsity practice
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East Rockaway quarterback Charlie Campbell during varsity practice at the school. (Aug. 20, 2012)

East Rockaway varsity football players, from left, Connor
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East Rockaway varsity football players, from left, Connor Parzych, Demetri Vita and Matt Barbaro return to team practice after a water break. (Aug. 20, 2012)

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East Rockaway's David McClure, right (No. 54), runs
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East Rockaway's David McClure, right (No. 54), runs to his left during practice at the school. (Aug. 20, 2012)

East Rockaway's Jack Crawford performs running drills during
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East Rockaway's Jack Crawford performs running drills during varsity football practice at the school. (Aug. 20, 2012)

East Rockaway's David McClure heads back to the
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East Rockaway's David McClure heads back to the line of scrimmage after a carry during training camp. (Aug. 20, 2012)

East Rockaway quarterback Charlie Campbell, left, hands off
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East Rockaway quarterback Charlie Campbell, left, hands off to Connor Parzych during practice. (Aug. 20, 2012)

East Rockaway quarterback Charlie Campbell throws a pass
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East Rockaway quarterback Charlie Campbell throws a pass during training camp. (Aug. 20, 2012)

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East Rockaway quarterback Charlie Campbell tosses the football
(Credit: James Escher)

East Rockaway quarterback Charlie Campbell tosses the football during varsity practice at the high school. (Aug. 20, 2012)

East Rockaway's Jack Crawford performs running drills during
(Credit: James Escher)

East Rockaway's Jack Crawford performs running drills during varsity practice at the school. (Aug. 20, 2012)

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