Globally ranked teenage fencing champ to compete in world championships in Egypt

Globally ranked teenage fencing champ to compete in world championships in Egypt

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Lola Possick, a 15-year-old Garwood Advance Fencing & Fitness Academy student-athlete and USA Fencing All-Academic and All-American First Team fencer who currently ranks No. 1 in the world for U17 fencing, was recently selected for the U17 U.S. national team for women’s saber. Along with her coach, AFFA founder Aleks Ochocki, […]

More than 30 local athletes are recognized at Signing Day event

More than 30 local athletes are recognized at Signing Day event

UNION COUNTY — More than 30 high school athletes from northern and central New Jersey realized their college dreams on Thursday, March 4, as they were recognized during Zoned Sports Academy’s annual Signing Day celebration. Buoyed by proud parents, these talented high school seniors walked, signed certificates commemorating their college admittance and posed for pictures. […]

Union Farmers fall to Bengals at March 20 wrestling meet

Union Farmers fall to Bengals at March 20 wrestling meet

UNION, NJ — At a March 20 wrestling meet, the Bloomfield High School Bengals defeated the Union High School Farmers 57-24. Winning for the Bengals were William Ungermah in the 106-pound weight class via forfeit; Kira Pipkins in the 120-pound weight class via forfeit; Gerald VanBaelen in the 126-pound weight class with a pin against […]

2020 Fall Athletic Awards presented virtually at ALJ High School

2020 Fall Athletic Awards presented virtually at ALJ High School

CLARK, NJ — The Arthur L. Johnson Athletic Department recently had its 2020 Fall Athletic Awards. The evening, sponsored by the Crusader Athletic Booster Club, was held virtually due to the pandemic. All the fall athletic teams’ seasons were highlighted by the coaches, and all athletes received letters and awards, to be delivered at a […]

More than 30 local athletes are recognized at Signing Day event

More than 30 local athletes are recognized at Signing Day event

UNION COUNTY, NJ — More than 30 high school athletes from northern and central New Jersey realized their college dreams on Thursday, March 4, as they were recognized during Zoned Sports Academy’s annual Signing Day celebration. Buoyed by proud parents, these talented high school seniors walked, signed certificates commemorating their college admittance and posed for […]

ALJHS senior honored as 2020-2021 outstanding female athlete

ALJHS senior honored as 2020-2021 outstanding female athlete

CLARK, NJ — On Wednesday, Feb. 3, Lauren Veltre of Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark joined with more than 140 female student-athletes from New Jersey’s high schools, colleges and universities for a virtual celebration for National Girls and Women in Sports Day. This is one of the largest events in the state that […]

Roselle Park Soccer Club honored as 2020 NJYS Recreation Program of the Year

Roselle Park Soccer Club honored as 2020 NJYS Recreation Program of the Year

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — New Jersey Youth Soccer continued its virtual celebration of the 33rd annual NJYS Awards presented by RWJBarnabas Health on Friday, March 5, officially announcing the Roselle Park Soccer Club as the 2020 NJYS Recreation Program of the Year. In addition to receiving a plaque, club President Max Gregory also participated in […]

Mount Saint Mary senior from Westfield qualifies for equestrian championships

Mount Saint Mary senior from Westfield qualifies for equestrian championships

WESTFIELD, NJ — On Saturday, Feb. 27, Mount Saint Mary Academy senior Hannah Cherry, Class of 2021, participated in the Interscholastic Equestrian Association Regional Championships. As a member and co-captain of the True Heart Equestrian Team that Mount Saint Mary Academy has collaborated with for the MSMA Equestrian Club Team, Cherry competed in five horse […]

Roselle Park girls hoops defeats Irvington HS 26-20

Roselle Park girls hoops defeats Irvington HS 26-20

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington High School girls varsity basketball team lost 26-20 to Roselle Park in a home game on Feb. 6. For Roselle Park, Miranda Taveras was the top scorer, with 15 points — three two-pointers, two three-pointers and three free throws. Angela Amaya scored four points with two two-pointers. Reina Jeronimo and […]

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