Clark Teen to Represent USA in Latin American Baseball Classic

August 1, 2017

CLARK, NJ – Fourteen-year-old Joe Greenbush will be a freshman at Arthur L. Johnson High School in September, but he’ll represent the United States in the 2017 Latin American Baseball Classic first.

Greenbush pitches and plays first base. He’ll bring his talents to the Dominican Republic in August, where he’ll play with teams from Venezuela, Dominican Republic, ...

First Woman in Blue at the Little League Baseball State Tournament in Newton

NEWTON, NJ - History is being made at the Little League Baseball State Tournament in Newton this week.  While the games are the highlight of the season for the players and their families, the series is notable because, for the first time since the tournament began in 1949, a woman, Christine Sammon, was assigned to umpire the tournament.

"No pressure," Sammon said learning she ...

ALJ Freshman Teams Cut Due to Budget Restrictions of Clark Schools

CLARK, NJ – The Clark Board of Education put an end to much speculation Monday night by announcing that the freshman baseball, basketball and football programs at Arthur L. Johnson High School would be eliminated during the 2017-2018 school year. All varsity teams are safe for the upcoming year.

Cuts to ALJ’s athletic programs have been a hot topic at the last two Board of ...

Clark's Nick Fischetti Scores Game-Winning Touchdown in Final Minutes of 14th Snapple Bowl

UNION, NJ – Thanks to Clark's Nick Fischetti, the Union County team rallied in the final minutes of a storm-interrupted game to beat Middlesex County 27-14 in the 24thSnapple Bowl played Thursday evening at Kean University’s Alumni Stadium.  The win made it two in a row for Union County.

The first half of this game was pretty quiet with only one score.  Union County ...

Clark Soccer Club Breaks Ground on New Turf Field

CLARK, NJ - Construction is under way on a turf field at Bartell Park after a recent ground breaking ceremony.  Clark’s Town Council approved a bond ordinance at their January meeting authorizing the installation of a synthetic turf field.

The field will be used by the over 700 children in the Clark Soccer Club, which is made up of recreation, intercounty and travel ...

Clark Parents and Students Continue Pleas to Save ALJ Teams

CLARK, NJ – Rumored cuts to Arthur L. Johnson’s athletic programs remained a hot topic at the July 10 Clark Board of Education meeting.  As previously reported, the district is struggling to close an almost two-million-dollar budget deficit.  

At the June 13 meeting, board members tried to quell rumors that certain athletic programs at ALJ may be dropped for the ...

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