SPARTA,NJ- A flock of turkeys came for a visit on Sparta Mountain. Three hens and about 20 chicks made quite a racket as they foraged through the woods and across the yard in the evening on Saturday night. The Hens were protective of the young, often stopping to wait for stragglers. They softly gobbled encouragement to the little one's to pick up the pace.
Turkeys on Parade
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By TAPINTO STAFFApril 23, 2018
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Photographer Nancy Orlowski was walking the beachfront when she spotted this seal at about 3 p.m. on April 18 and took these real-time animated photos. It’s not known whether it returned to the ocean.
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By JENNIER DERICKSApril 22, 2018
ROCKAWAY, NJ – Sparta High School track athlete Gianna Macones set the season record in New Jersey for her triple jump on Saturday at Morris Hills High School Varsity Relays. Her 39.04 triple jump put her in the number one slot in the state.
Macones is “excited to start off with a strong mark early on.” She now qualifies her for New Balance Nationals in North ...
By JENNIER DERICKSApril 22, 2018
SPARTA, NJ – The boys lacrosse won a close one on Saturday against Kinnelon 11-10. Jesse West led the Sparta team with four goals and three assists. Goalie Reed McCall kept them in the game with 17 saves.
Russell Eberding won 13 of 23 faceoffs and grabbed nine ground balls.
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By TAPINTO HORSES STAFFApril 22, 2018
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania national Horse Show (PNHS) will welcome the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) National Championships to Harrisburg and the Farm Show Complex, May 3 to 6.
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By SEAN LYNCHApril 22, 2018
TORONTO, ON -- The start of the Major League Baseball season means summer is drawing closer. While there are no MLB teams to follow in the Greater Olean or Buffalo areas for summer, a trip across the border to Canada leads to the Toronto Blue Jays of the American League East.
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By JENNIER DERICKSApril 21, 2018
SPARTA, NJ - Sparta Middle School Principal Michael Gregory has announced the Students of the third Marking for the 2017-2018 school year. The teachers of the three academic teams in each grade level recognized two students for their notable actions and contributions to the Sparta Middle School community.
The sixth grade teams are Amber, Sapphire and Topaz.
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By JENNIFER DERICKSApril 21, 2018
SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta baseball team easily took their first round of the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex tournament against Hopatcong on Saturday 15-3.
The game ended early with five Spartans batting 1.000 and three others going .500. The score was 8-0 going into the fourth where Sparta finished it off getting seven across the plate.
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