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Hudson Catholic haunted by loss last year in state playoffs
by Jim Hague
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson Catholic boys’ basketball team had just defeated St. Peter’s Prep in the Hudson County Tournament finale to capture their fifth consecutive county title. That idea itself was almost too ...
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Memorial’s Willis signs with Vanderbilt
Valdez on UC’s bizarre loss in playoffs; Hagueini’s final pick
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Justin Willis knew about a year ago where he was going to go to college. The Memorial senior right-handed pitcher, coveted by a ton of NCAA Division I schools, had it in his mind that he was headed...
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Prep’s Portorreal a two-sport threat
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s safe to say that Jorge Portorreal was a late bloomer when it comes to sports. In fact, Portorreal is such a latecomer to athletics that he almost never arrived. He’s such a late bloomer that t...
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Special kids get chance to play soccer and win
Union City Unified Soccer team wins Shriver Cup
by Jim Hague
Nov 27, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Ransley Suaza is a 16-year-old sophomore at Union City High School. He also loves soccer. Suaza knows all the players on the Union City soccer team and follows the progress of the Soaring Eagles re...
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‘Championship Thursday’ for Hudson Catholic
Boys’ soccer and girls’ volleyball teams earn NJSIAA glory on same day
by Jim Hague
Nov 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
A popular occurrence on Facebook is the weekly “TBT,” for Throwback Thursdays, where people post pictures of yesteryear as a source of memories. Well, at a certain local high school, last week repr...
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Friars’ Cole heads to Howard
Hoboken’s Germain goes insane; Hagueini playoff picks
Nov 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
When R.J. Cole left Newark Tech a few years ago to transfer to St. Anthony, he did so with two things in mind. “I was getting a chance to play for Coach [Bob] Hurley , a Hall of Fame coach, a great...
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Lincoln’s Stevens comes of age
Nov 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
With the Lincoln High School football team, the uniform No. 11 is a numeral that the players all covet to wear. It gives you a sense of importance, a place of prominence. Before the current season,...
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Twins’ pitcher sheds a little Light on Secaucus second graders
by Jim Hague
Nov 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Ashley Herrmann is a second grade teacher at Secaucus’ Clarendon School. Recently, the faculty at Clarendon got together to discuss the possibility of having visitors with interesting jobs coming t...
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No. 1 character is…none other than ‘Faa’
Strange doings at state soccer game; return of Hagueini
Nov 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
After 25 straight weeks of writing about the Top 25 characters in the Hudson County sports world over the last 25 years, we have come down to No. 1 on the list. And is there any question as to who ...
CO-ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
McNair’s dynamic duo wins state sectional cross country titles
Nov 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Fahd Nasser went to McNair Academic a little more than three years ago to become a basketball star. Almost four years ago, Jasmin Lim enrolled at McNair with the hopes and dreams of becoming an eng...