Monthly Archives September 2019

Washingtonville’s Pecovic scores touchdown month after brain surgery

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By Justin Fedich, Times Herald Record, originally posted Sept 28th, 2019


NEWBURGH — The touchdown, a run up the middle from inside the 5-yard line to turn a 27-0 shutout into a 27-7 loss with 21 seconds on the clock, wasn’t met with fireworks, a cannon blast or even a raucous cheer. But make no mistake, it was the most meaningful end-zone trip of the night.

“It was amazing,” said the kid who ran the ball. “Honestly. Scoring, I almost started crying.”

On June 29, at a holiday barbecue, Luke Pecovic suffered a seizure. It came out of nowhere for the otherwise healthy Washingtonville football player. What was once a summer of recruiting visits for the senior suddenly turned into a matter of life or death...

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Alzheimer’s Awareness Charity Fundraiser

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The Touchdown Club has chosen Alzheimers’s Awareness as the charity for this year’s Charity Fundraiser Game. The Wizards will match up against the Monroe Woodbury Crusaders and the game will be played on Saturday, October 26th at WHS.

The TD Club will be selling commemorative T-shirts to help raise money for Alzheimer’s Awareness. All profits from the sale of the T-shirts will be donated to a local charity.

If you’d like to order a T-shirt, please use the attached form.

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