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Weehawken softball team: Going all in
Senior-dominated Indians know this might be best and last chance
by Jim Hague
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
For the last four years, the heart and soul, the core, the lifeline of the Weehawken High School softball team has remained the same. For four years, the pitcher and catcher have remained the same ...
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Walker new Hoboken grid coach
DeStefano new Weehawken grid coach, AD; North-South All-Stars; top fives
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since his football playing days were over at Syracuse University, Keeon Walker always wanted to remain involved in the sport in some capacity. “I think we all had that vision of playing on the...
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Salgado Hudson Catholic’s little big man
Apr 30, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
He might stand only 5 foot 5, but size has never been a deterrent to Hudson Catholic sophomore Valentino “Tino” Salgado . That will be the last time he’s called by his real first name. He prefers t...
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Wepner excited about the premiere of “Chuck”
Legendary Bayonne boxer’s life comes to silver screen
by Jim Hague
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Chuck Wepner is conducting an interview, none different than the thousands of others he has had to withstand during his now legendary boxing career. And in the animated interview, Wepner recalls on...
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New coach Bigler has SDA softball undefeated
St. Anthony’s Hayward reaches milestone; glances at local softball, baseball
Apr 23, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
John Bigler was a standout baseball player during his days at Hoboken High School, a slugging first baseman with impeccable defensive skills. Bigler was able to carry his baseball career on to Mont...
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Memorial’s next man up: Casado
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Before the high school baseball season began, Memorial suffered a huge blow when ace pitcher and standout shortstop Dauri Genao suffered a broken ankle playing basketball. It appeared to be a major...
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Senseless loss of former Prep baseball great Cooney
by Jim Hague
Apr 16, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The time you won your town the race, We chaired you through the marketplace; Man and boy stood cheering by, As home we brought you shoulder-high. To-day, the road all runners come, Shoulder-high we...
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Weehawken’s Ricciardi writes fantasy baseball book
Baseball and softball recaps and top Fives; new grid coaches next week
Apr 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken native Benny Ricciardi has always been fascinated with the world of fantasy sports. “I guess I’ve been playing fantasy since I was 14 years old,” said Ricciardi, now a 36-year-old father ...
Justice is the law for St. Anthony
Do-everything pitcher/infielder has opening week to remember
Apr 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
After a highly successful freshman season as a pitcher and shortstop for the St. Anthony High School baseball team a year ago, Justice Ramirez was raring to go as the 2017 season began last week. “...
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St. Peter’s wins College Insider Tournament title
First postseason championship in school’s history
Apr 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
When the St. Peter’s University men’s basketball team lost to Iona, 73-65, in the semifinals of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament in Albany March 5, the players on the team were con...