Sports

May 30, 2020

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - According to Hasbrouck Heights Cross-Country coach Mike Ryan, two of his graduating seniors will be getting opportunities to walk-on at their respective colleges next year, and he is confident that both will succeed in making their college teams. Senior Joe Canavatchel ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - The NJSIAA has established a COVID-19 Sports Advisory Task Force to review sports-specific proposals and recommendations on how to return to the field it was announced via press conference on Thursday morning. New Jersey Interscholastic Conference President, and Rutherford ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - It wasn't the senior year season that anyone could have imagined, but Wood-Ridge High School head softball coach Andrea Marino made it her mission to honor the three Lady Blue Devils on what would have been Senior Day. Marino visited with each of her players, Isabella Iacovino, ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - It is hard enough to get recruited to play a single sport in college.  Hasbrouck Heights’ Mario Gomez will be taking a shot at two sports next year, as he signed to go to Penn State-New Kensington, where he will be playing both soccer and baseball. Gomez is used to the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Long distance runner Mia Guerra will be running for Rowan University in the fall (conditions permitting) after her graduation from Hasbrouck Heights.  “I chose Rowan because of how welcoming the coaches are and the environment the university is itself," Guerra stated.  ...

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SECAUCUS, NJ -  John Kurz and Isabella Iacovino were named the winners of the North Jersey Interscholastic Conference Sportsmanship Award for Wood-Ridge High School. Kurz, who played basketball, while Iacovino were played softball and was a member of the cheerleading and competitive cheerleading ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights lineman Hector Taveras has signed to attend Tabor College in Kansas, where he will continue his football career.  Taveras transferred into Hasbrouck Heights midway through his junior year from Paramus Catholic, which required him to sit out the first ...

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'SECAUCUS, NJ -  Cross country and track runners TK Kasper and Roberta LaBarbera were named the winners of the North Jersey Interscholastic Conference Sportsmanship Award for Hasbrouck Heights.   Each year the NJIC holds its annual Sportsmanship banquet. Representatives from each school are ...

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SECAUCUS, NJ - The trip to the NFL Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, which would have featured a football game between Wood-Ridge and Becton High School has been postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The two schools agreed to the postponement, and have been able to secure the same date.   “The ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - Christina Vasquez is Wood-Ridge’s recipient of the NJSIAA Scholar-Athlete Award.  Vasquez was the Lady Blue Devils' top runner on the girl’s cross-country team this season, finishing sixth the group championship meet and qualifying for the Bergen Meet of Champions, while still ...

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SECAUCUS, NJ - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic canceling the 2020 Spring Season, the New Jersey Interscholastic Conference decided to honor all the 2020 seniors who would have been playing their final seasons with All-Division Honors. "Thank you to the Senior Class of all of our member schools," ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - Alexa Marinelli has been named Hasbrouck Heights High School’s NJSIAA Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award Winner announced late last week.   Marinelli competed in soccer, swimming and softball for the Lady Aviators during her career at Hasbrouck Heights.   “It is an honor to ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Wood-Ridge volleyball’s loss is William Paterson’s gain. Long-time Wood-Ridge girl’s volleyball coach Andrea Marino has resigned from Wood-Ridge High School to take the William Paterson University head coaching position, taking over for long-time coach Sandy Ferrarella, who ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - The NJSIAA released the following statement on May 8 pertaining to permissible contact between high school athletes and coaches.  Since the NJSIAA officially canceled the 2020 Spring Athletic Season, the organization is allowing coaches from not only the fall, but the winter and ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Wood-Ridge High School's Angela Picheo has signed a letter of intent to continue her soccer career at Elms College for the 2020-21 school year.   The College of Our Lady of the Elms, referred to as Elms College, is a Catholic liberal arts college located in Chicopee, ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The day after the NJSIAA officially canceled the 2020 spring season for high school sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hasbrouck Heights girls softball team celebrated a unique Senior Day on Tuesday.   Working in conjunction with parents, current and former players, ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - Following Governor Phil Murphy’s announcement that school’s would remain physically closed through the rest of the school year, the New Jersey Scholastic Athletic Association announced that the 2020 Spring Sports season was officially canceled.  NJSIAA Official ...

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ROBBINSVILLE/SECAUCUS, NJ -  To paraphrase an old Yogi Berra quote - “It gets late early out there.”  Berra was referring to the shadows that put left field in darkness late in the afternoon during day games at the original Yankee Stadium.    That feeling can now be held for the status of the ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - They may be rivals in sports, but off the field these two local teams found common ground in helping others during the coronavirus health crisis. Wood-Ridge and Becton Regional football programs, along with their parent support groups of the Touchdown Club and Sideline Club, ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - One of the annual traditions at the Aviator Relays, which were postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, is the induction of members in the Hasbrouck Heights Track and Field Wall of Fame.   The black wall around the curve at the Franklin Avenue end of Depken Field, is where ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -  The following statement was released on April 10 by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association regarding the potential of high school sports returning to competition.  “The return-to-school date and related public health guidelines will continue to determine ...

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - Hasbrouck Heights High School alumni Sean and Michael O’Malley were among seven Drexel wrestlers to be awarded the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association 2020 Academic Achievement Award it was announced Tuesday.  A total of 85 wrestlers from the EIWA were ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - The following is the official statement of the NJSIAA concerning the resumption of high school athletics before the end of 2019-2020 school year.  “While a return-to-school date and related public health guidelines will determine the viability of a spring sports season, ...

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RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Hasbrouck Heights’ senior Nick Bua has signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) to continue his cross-country career at Felician University, Felician head coach Elson Smajlaj announced Tuesday via press release.  Bua is a two-time All-North Jersey Interscholastic Conference ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The final Wrestlestat Rankings are out, so let’s take a look at where three Hasbrouck Heights High School graduates finished in the rankings. Campbell University’s Matthew Dallara, a 2018 graduate of Hasbrouck Heights, is ranked 94th in the 157 pound class. Dallara, a ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -  The following statement was released Monday evening by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) regarding Governor Murphy's closing all schools due to the Coronavirus outbreak.  "On March 16, 2020, the governor issued Executive Order 104, which ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights senior softball player Julia Campen signed her letter of intent to play at Centenary University in Hackettstown, New Jersey in the fall.  Campen was the Hasbrouck Heights starting first baseman last season, as well as the Lady Aviators second starting ...

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SECAUCUS, NJ - Three players from the Wood-Ridge High School girls basketball team were named to the First Team NJIC All-Meadowland Team that was announced Thursday.  Juniors Samantha Eckert, Natalie Cala and Amanda DiMase were the Lady Blue Devils selected to the First Team Hasbrouck Heights ...

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SECAUCUS, NJ - Two members of Hasbrouck Heights and one member of Wood-Ridge's boys basketball teams were named to the NJIC Meadowlands First Team the conference announced Thursday. Hasbrouck Heights juniors Kunga Tsering and Steven Faussette were named First Team. They were joined by senior ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights center Kunga Tsering was named to the All Bergen County Boys Basketball Third Team by the Bergen County Coaches Association  it was announced Thursday.  The junior center averaged 16.9 points per game for the Aviators, while pulling down 10 rebounds per ...

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