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Winning a state track title? It’s Cougar-ific!
McNair Academic wins NJSIAA overall Group I state crown; first in school history
by Jim Hague
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s one thing to win a state sectional team championship in indoor track and field. Frankly, it’s not an easy thing to do. The team wins are so very rare. Now, ramp that up just a notch and consid...
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Lincoln’s boys enjoy hoop resurgence
Remembering Wejnert; Marist girls remain unbeaten; top fives
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The association between Bill Zasowski and Lincoln High School came together pretty innocently. Gary Pitchford , a friend of Zasowski’s and an alumnus of Lincoln, threw Zasowski’s hat into the ring ...
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Prep’s Kelly follows in brother’s footsteps on the mat
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Mike Kelly never really had to look very far to find his inspiration as a wrestler. The inspiration and motivation sat in the Kelly living room. “Ever since I was little, my brother was the guy I l...
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Snyder boys poised to make noise in Hudson County tourney
by Jim Hague
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The Snyder High School boys’ basketball team was absolutely ravaged by the pomp and circumstance of graduation last June. “We lost eight seniors to graduation,” said veteran Snyder head coach Shelt...
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MLB Network’s Reynolds reminisces about baseball cards
Memorial’s Martinez reaches 1,000-point mark; state playoff pairings; top fives
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
At a recent Topps Baseball Cards event at the MLB Network’s headquarters in Secaucus, analyst/talk show host Harold Reynolds reflected back to the first time he ever saw his own baseball card when ...
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Secaucus’ Mack reaches 1,000-point milestone like her father
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Lindsey Mack really didn’t want all the attention and fanfare that came with scoring the 1,000 th point of her basketball gymnasium, the banners that were hung, confetti tossed and hugs abound as t...
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Lincoln gridder Bethea a true hero
But there’s a lesson to be learned, as in everything
by Jim Hague
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
This is the incredible tale of a brave youngster, a rising football player who lived the day to save his family, then made a silly move that almost cost him his life. Jai’el Bethea was out with fri...
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Snyder girls win Hudson County indoor track title
Four earn National Girls and Women Day distinction
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Just three years ago, the girls’ track and field team at Snyder High School had just five athletes. Not much you can do as a team with just five competitors. But those five would trudge to meets, k...
National Signing Day brings colleges to Hudson
Several local high schools send grid products to next level
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Alex Lozano wanted to prove everyone wrong. “A lot of people were telling me that I would never make it,” said the ferocious linebacker/defensive end for the Lincoln High School football team. “I d...
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Bruins enjoy astounding turnaround
A seven-win team last year, North Bergen now sits atop the HCIAL standings
by Jim Hague
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of the 2015-16 high school basketball season, veteran North Bergen head boys’ basketball coach Kevin Bianco didn’t know what to do. His Bruins had just endured a tough season, one that s...