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Youngsters learn football from a Jersey City legend
Glover holds annual “All Access to Life” camp
by Jim Hague
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The youngsters who attended the free football camp at Caven Point Cochrane Stadium recently were far too young to remember Rich Glover as a football player. But here he was, the recipient of the Ou...
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Hoboken’s Houghton moving up the umpiring ranks
Character No. 17, with a reminder of previous honorees
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
From the minute he was born, Ryan Houghton knew that he was going to have a life in baseball. He just never knew at what extent it would be. The Hoboken native played organized baseball in his home...
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A return to glory for Roberto Clemente LL
Coach recalls title more than 25 years ago; kudos to defending champ Washington Park
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Back in 1988, a bunch of happy-go-lucky, never-say-die kids from downtown Jersey City caught the Hudson County sports spectrum’s attention by winning the New Jersey Little League championship and c...
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Boxing dreams grow in Jersey City
Recreation program puts more than 100 youngsters in the ring
by Jim Hague
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Throughout his entire life, Luis Gonzalez thought he was a baseball guy. Better known by the nickname of “Mosquito,” a name that he is still affectionately and readily called, Gonzalez played baseb...
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Weehawken fencer Possick wins second national title
Character No. 18; welcome back Forenza; troubles for Schiano?
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A year ago, Lola Possick was an unknown fencer, a whirlwind with the saber who went on to win the national championship of her age group. So when Young Lola, now all of 11 years old, decided to giv...
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WNY native Llanes recalls Memorial’s national champions
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A Twitter exchange was going back and forth between some diehard New York Mets fans, questioning moves made by manager Terry Collins and bemoaning the fact that Daniel Murphy hit another homer agai...
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Hudson Catholic’s Jones earns Reporter Male Athlete of Year award
by Jim Hague
Jul 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Growing up, Royaal Jones was just like any other flourishing multi-sport athlete. “I played football, basketball and ran track,” Jones said. “I also did some swimming and wrestling at the [Jersey C...
Rodriguez holds annual camp, hoping to get NFL call
Character No. 19; amateur boxing card successful; R-N hoop camp
Jul 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
One thing is for certain when it comes to Evan Rodriguez . He’s never going to forget his roots in North Bergen. For the second straight year, Rodriguez held a free football clinic in his native No...
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Busy time for District 7 Little League head Conti
Jul 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s the middle of July and for as long as he can remember, Carmine Conti knew one thing. The middle of July meant the middle of the District 7 Little League All-Star Tournament season. For 30 year...
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SDA’s Bertholon named Reporter Female Athlete of Year
by Jim Hague
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The truth be told, Camille Bertholon thought that she was going to be a swimmer. Bertholon followed her step-mother’s advice when Camille was 12 years old. Megan Bertholon was already an accomplish...