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July 4, 2022

CLARK, NJ – Clark residents and 14-year-old twin sisters Mia and Tatiana Cunha recently achieved major athletic victories.  Mia Cunha, 13, a student at Cornerstone Day School in Cranford, took home three medals at the Special Olympics held June 10 through June 12 at the College of New ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way. On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Ultrarunner Shan Riggs is attempting to be the first-known person to run the East Coast Greenway, the 3,000-mile walking and biking route that extends from Florida to Maine. He has already covered more than two-thirds of the miles, supported by his partner Joshuaine (Josh) Grant, ...

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CLARK, NJ - The Johnson Softball Team on June 1 hosted the NJ Hawks in an exhibition game.  The goal of the friendly matchup, which included several great plays by both sides, was to help the Hawks practice and prepare for future games in the Special Olympics.  Johnson Softball Team members ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Saturday's heat didn't deter the Spotswood High School varsity softball team in the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group Two quarterfinals. The third seeded Chargers shutout sixth seeded Arthur L. Johnson High School to move into the semifinal round against second seeded Metuchen High School ...

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UNION, NJ -- Union Catholic scored three runs in the top of the eighth inning to snap a tie and went on to defeat the Union baseball team, 4-2, in the opening game for both teams on a windswept Friday afternoon. The final outcome spoiled a brilliant outing by Union right-hander Mike DaSilva, who ...

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CLARK, NJ = Two-time Nebraska Football National Champion, and former NFL offensive lineman Christian Peter visited Arthur L. Johnson High School recently to address the Johnson Football team and the Junior class as they geared up for their NJ State Testing. According to school officials, Peter ...

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CLARK, NJ -  The Carl H. Kumpf Boys' Basketball team recently showed their appreciation to Clark Recreation Director Ralph Bernardo with a customized basketball created for him.  The ball was designed by the team and then signed by each player. The team was thanking Bernardo for allowing them to ...

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NEW YORK -- The Union Catholic girls capped off an amazing weekend by breaking the state record in the 4x800-meter relay and nearly taking down the national record when the Vikings placed second at Sunday's New Balance National Championships at the Armory in New York.        UC's runner-up time ...

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CLARK, NJ – The Arthur L. Johnson (ALJ) Crusader Football Team held their annual post-season awards banquet on March 6.  Head Football Coach Anthony DelConte presided over the event honoring the athletes for their contributions to Crusader Football. Additionally, numerous scholarships were ...

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WATCHUNG – The Mount Saint Mary Academy swim team has enjoyed a trail of successes during this year’s athletic season.  According to Denise Materia, Director of Athletics and Assistant Directress at MSMA, numerous members of the swim team have qualified for the Meet of Champions at Gloucester ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - For the second time in less than a year, Saint Joseph High School senior wrestler Nico Calello made it to the coveted wrestling state championship podium inside Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.  Eleven months after finishing third in the state, Calello ended his Falcons career ...

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CLARK, NJ – The ALJ Ice Hockey Team paid tribute to local first responders during a ceremony held prior to their Feb. 9 game against Edison.  Senior team members skated onto the ice at Warinanco in Roselle carrying American flags and flags honoring police, fire, the military, and emergency ...

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METUCHEN, N.J. - Saint Joseph High School Athletics Hall of Famer and NBA All-Star Karl-Anthony Towns ‘14 has agreed to donate COVID-19 testing kits to his alma mater.  In partnership with CUE Health, Towns will distribute $250,000 worth of testing kits to high schools in New Jersey and ...

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Karl-Anthony Towns of the Saint Joseph High School Class of 2014 will be making his third appearance as an NBA All Star. Towns followed-up a successful high school basketball career as a Falcon with a year at the University of Kentucky before heading to the NBA. Towns currently plays for the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Gov. Livingston High boys basketball team has arguably had two of its toughest games this season against Arthur L. Johnson. On Tuesday night, the two teams tangled in a game that will surely be deemed a classic in years to come. Unfortunately, the Highlanders' ...

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CLARK, NJ – Meg O'Callahan, a native of Clark attending Franklin & Marshall (F&M) College, recently named an NCAA Division III United Soccer Coaches Second Team All-American. The honor is the first of the junior midfielder's career, making her just the fourth member in the Lancaster, PA- ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Despite a pair of dramatic game-tying 3-point baskets by James Pazdera, the New Providence boys basketball team exited the Union County Tournament after losing to A.L. Johnson, 68-66, in overtime in the preliminary round Monday evening. Aidan Hund's layup with two seconds ...

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CLARK, NJ – Tatum Dobbins, a member of Arthur L. Johnson High School's Class of 2022, was recently honored as an 'Outstanding Female Athlete.'  On Feb. 2, Dobbins joined over 140 female student-athletes from throughout New Jersey's high schools, college, and universities in celebration of ...

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CLARK,NJ - Arthur L. Johnson High School seniors were honored on Wednesday, January 12 prior to playing a game against Scotch Plains/Fanwood High School. During the annual tradition, seniors join their parents on the ice in recognition of their time and commitment to the team over their high school ...

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CLARK, NJ- Jon Sot, a Clark native, local punting legend and 2018 Saint Joseph High school graduate announced via Twitter this week that he will be joining Notre Dame football as a transferring graduate student in a few months. “After graduating Harvard University this May, I will be attending ...

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CLARK, NJ - Mayor Bonaccorso welcomed the 2021 Clark Reign Girls Soccer team to the final council meeting of 2021. The team enjoyed a season that included numerous wins and championships with 180 goals scored and only 21 scored on them.  During his presentation, the mayor praised the girls on ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway girls varsity basketball team lost to Johnson on Tuesday, 56-35, in the opening round of the Crusader Holiday Tournament. Following a last-minute cancellation by South Plainfield, the Rahway-Johnson game was moved up from 1:30 p.m. to noon. Johnson (2-1) came out strong, ...

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CLARK, NJ –  The Directors of Athletics Association of New Jersey (DAANJ) has named Gus Kalikas, athletic director for Clark Public Schools, the DAANJ Sectional Award of Merit Recipient representing the Central Section.  In naming Kalikas, the DAANJ cited the athletic director's 'outstanding ...

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BAYONNE, NJ -- The Bayonne High School ice hockey team scored three goals in the first period and went on to a 7-0 victory over A.L. Johnson of Clark on Friday. Anthony O'Brien scored three goals and had one assist for the Bees (3-1-1), who won handily despite being outshot, 39-28. Sydney Fogu ...

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CLARK, NJ – The Crusader Field Hockey Team, winners of Arthur L. Johnson (ALJ) High School’s 2021 Fall Athletics G.P.A. Challenge Award, were honored at an athletic department sponsored breakfast held in the school's cafeteria on Dec. 14.  Each season, the Crusader G.P.A. Challenge Award is ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- In the 122nd meeting between Army and Navy, the rivalry provided another anxiety-ridden contest for both sides, one in which the underdog, Navy (4-8) defeated Army (8-4) in a last-minute defensive stop to clinch a 17-13 victory and secure 18 of the last 23 matchups. Navy now ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – The Army-Navy Game, one of college football’s greatest rivalries, returns to the Meadowlands for the first time in almost two decades on Saturday, Dec. 11, as the Black Knights of Army (8-3) play the Midshipmen of Navy (3-8). Most often, the game is played in Philadelphia, but ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic, led by Runner of the Year Shane Brosnan and Coach of the Year Mike McCabe, dominated the All-Union County and All-Union County Conference All-Star teams that were chosen by the Union County coaches. All seven runners on the Union Catholic boys varsity squad, ...

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CLARK, NJ – The Arthur L. Johnson (ALJ) Athletic Department, at a recent awards ceremony, recognized its fall 2021 players and teams. During the event, the teams and their seasons were highlighted by the respective coaches and, in addition to student athletes receiving awards, over 170 varsity ...

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