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NJCU’s Toney a picture of perseverance
by Jim Hague
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Sam Toney doesn’t remember exactly when he became a statistic of the system, namely a product of the foster care program in the state of New Jersey. “I was probably about 6 or 7,” said Toney, curre...
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Proud day for grid signees at Union City, Hudson Catholic
Quinerly chooses Villanova; county tournament seeding; top fives
by Jim Hague
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week, a handful of football prospects from Union City High School and Hudson Catholic had their collective moments in the sun, when they all put their signatures to National Letters of Intent ...
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Hoboken’s Mixson a late blooming star
by Jim Hague
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Nyasia Mixson never played the game of basketball until she was in eighth grade. The Hoboken High School senior only picked up the game of basketball because her older brothers, Ramel Mixson and De...
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Young Snyder team trying to come of age
by Jim Hague
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Shelton Gibbs knew that his Snyder High School boys’ basketball team might endure some growing pains in the 2017-18 season. “We’re very young,” Gibbs said. “We have six sophomores on the team that ...
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O’Callahan looks to Camacho to get Dickinson through the tough stages
Weehawken mourns passing of Hall of Fame Del Purgatorio; top fives
by Jim Hague
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Dickinson High School girls’ basketball team hit a little bit of a tough patch recently, falling hard to Kearny, Hudson Catholic and Lincoln in recent games to fall to 10-11 overall. Veteran he...
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Secaucus’ Ulrich changing face to become even more impressive
by Jim Hague
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
There was never any doubt about Amanda Ulrich ’s talents on the basketball floor. The Secaucus High School junior has been a total standout from the minute she stepped on the floor for the Patriots...
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With no team to coach, Hurley goes back to his roots
Legendary Hall of Fame basketball coach spends days with youngsters now
by Jim Hague
Feb 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The voice that bellows in the acoustics of a basketball gym remains as powerful as it did some 50 years ago. “Everybody get a man,” he yells out at the group of 8-and-9-year-old youngsters running ...
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Hudson Catholic captures first-ever girls’ indoor track title
Jersey City teacher Clarke to make pro boxing debut; top fives
by Jim Hague
Feb 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Before he took his team to the Hudson County Track Coaches Association Indoor Championships at the New York Armory last Monday night, Hudson Catholic head coach Anthony Campbell had an idea that hi...
CO-ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Hudson Catholic’s Quinerly, King earn McDonald’s All-America status
by Jim Hague
Feb 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s an honor that was once bestowed on such legendary basketball figures as Michael Jordan , LeBron James , Kobe Bryant , Kevin Durant , Magic Johnson and Patrick Ewing in years past. It was also ...
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Union City enjoying turnaround boys’ basketball campaign
by Jim Hague
Jan 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
A year ago, the Union City High School boys’ basketball team struggled through a season where the Soaring Eagles only won an uncharacteristically low nine games. “It was a chore to get those nine,”...