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Josh Thomson

The Journal News

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Recent articles by Josh:

Football: No. 1 Iona Prep falls a play short against another state-ranked rival

In a game between New York's No. 1 and No. 4-ranked football teams, Iona Prep fell to St. Anthony's, 48-42. → Read More

High school football: See the candidates and cast your vote for Week 3 Player of the Week

There are 14 candidates for this week's lohud High School Football Player of the Week. Voting will remain open until 2 p.m. Tuesday. → Read More

Football: It's a third-string QB who rises to the occasion for Harrison

Harrison beat a strong Yorktown team 24-6 when senior Niko Marinelli, a halfback and safety, stepped in and produced two touchdowns at quarterback. → Read More

Memorial Field, once 'the heart of the city,' to reopen in Mount Vernon this week

Once one of the Hudson Valley's most prominent athletic complexes, Memorial Field will reopen in Mount Vernon this week after a long-delayed rebuild. → Read More

Football: In dominant finish, Somers begins to realize its promise

After the teams were even for much of the first half, the Somers football team took control in a 41-7 victory at Eastchster. → Read More

Football: How Iona Prep won one for New York by taking down New Jersey's No. 2 team

Iona Prep ended last season as the No. 1 football team in New York state. The Gaels stunned New Jersey No. 2 Don Bosco Prep 42-35. → Read More

Football: Eastchester sets season in the right direction with a 'program game'

The Eastchester football team is off to a 2-0 start for the first time in seven years after beating Mahopac 13-7. → Read More

Football: Despite new players in key spots, Carmel looks like the Rams of old

With many new players in key positions, defending state football champion Carmel dominated at New Rochelle, winning 41-14 in its season opener. → Read More

High school football: Get our insider predictions for every Week 1 game

See who our high school football insider believes will win this week's high school football games in Section 1 and the Hudson Valley. → Read More

Football: New starting QB is exactly what Stepinac expected in season-opening rout

Junior QB Will Currid threw for 372 yards and three touchdowns as Stepinac routed CHSFL foe Christ the King, 51-28, in its season opener. → Read More

High school football is back: Here's what you need to know for 2022

High school football has returned to the Hudson Valley. Teams have begun to hold their first workouts for the 2022 season. Find out what's next. → Read More

See the winners of this year's Whelan All-Sports Awards

Somers, Bronxville and Iona Prep — plus Somers soccer player Daniel D'Ippolito — were among lohud's 2022 Whelan All-Sports Award winners. → Read More

Boys basketball: Hudson Valley sweeps to gold at BCANY Hoops Fest

The Hudson Valley team capped a perfect 6-0 tournament record with a dominant win over the Albany-based Capital team in the final. → Read More

See who's in the running and vote for lohud's 2022 Whelan All-Sports Awards

The Journal News and will name its annual Whelan All-Sports Awards later this month. See who is in the running and vote in our reader polls. → Read More

Baseball: Rye Neck repeats as Class B champs after game-ending interference call in extras

After two straight catcher's interference calls, Rye Neck beat Westlake in extra innings 3-2 to repeat as Section 1 Class B baseball champion. → Read More

Boys basketball: Mount Vernon achieves perfection in crowning itself a state champion

With a 55-45 victory over Green Tech, the Mount Vernon boys basketball team finished the season unbeaten at 24-0 and won its 12th state championship. → Read More

Basketball: The season-ending New York Federation tournament is canceled again

For a third straight year, New York's final basketball tournament of the season, the Federation Tournament of Championships, will not be played. → Read More

Black high school football coaches laud 'sacrifice' made in Brian Flores' NFL lawsuit

There were just eight black head coaches in Section 1 football in 2021, and even fewer in Section 9. → Read More

Football: After 20 successful years at John Jay, it's family time for Jimmy Clark

Jimmy Clark led John Jay-Cross River to six Section 1 championship games in his 20 seasons as head football coach. → Read More

Football: Carmel completes perfect season to become Putnam's first state champion

With a 42-12 victory over Bennett of Buffalo in the Class AA final, Carmel's football team became Putnam County's first state football champion. → Read More