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October 23, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ – In the closing minutes of the first quarter of their crucial showdown with Union City at Caven Point Cochrane Stadium Friday night, Hudson Catholic’s sensational junior running back Jacob Rodriguez broke loose for an electrifying 80-yard touchdown jaunt on just his second carry of ...

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CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J. – The dream high school football season continued Friday night for the Rams of Dickinson, who clinched the Super Football Conference-Ivy Division Red regular season title with a 38-0 trouncing of Cliffside Park. “It’s amazing,” said third-year Dickinson head coach Ruben ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - An emotionally drained Robert Hampton tried to best describe his team’s thrilling 32-30 overtime victory over previously undefeated Immaculata in Somerville Friday night. “It was a beautiful night,” said Hampton, whose team clinched the Super Football Conference-Independence Red ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - It was late 2014, when Robert Arena took a position as an assistant track and field coach at Snyder High School, determined to lead the once-proud Tigers’ track program out of the perennial doldrums. It was not going to be an easy task, Arena’s first girls’ team had all of five ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — The Hoboken boys soccer team scored a goal in the first half, but were unable to find the net again, as the Redwings played to a 1-1 tie against Ferris on Thursday. Jayden Hernandez scored with an assist from Ty Wholf for Hoboken (7-4-1) in the first period. Ferris (6-6) tied ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – After his team suffered a tough lopsided loss to Dickinson two weeks ago, rookie Snyder High School head football coach A.J. Dobson issued a challenge to his team. “We had to play defense and run the football,” Dobson said. Dobson has to be pleased with the way his team ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Five weeks into his head coaching career, St. Peter’s Prep rookie head coach Richie Hansen had five wins. Things couldn’t get much better than that.   But after falling to St. Joseph of Montvale, 21-14, Saturday afternoon in Montvale, Hansen’s Marauders now have a 5-2 record ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ  – The Dickinson High School football team is enjoying its best season in three decades. The Rams have won more games this season than they won in the last three seasons – combined. They are playing meaningful games in October – and no one knows the last time that has ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Hudson Catholic football team was in the midst of a highly successful season, one that saw the Hawks win four of their first five games. As the coaching staff was making the preparations to face Morris Catholic in a crucial contest this weekend, head coach Lou Zampella ...

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NEWARK, NJ – On the bus ride to Untermann Field Friday night for their game against Weequahic, the Lincoln High School football team tried to remain focused while listening to a variety of music. Wendell Moreland, the Lions’ quarterback who keeps getting better and better with every passing ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – It was a little more than a decade ago when Alberto Vasquez procured his “dream job,” of being the head baseball coach at his high school alma mater, Hudson Catholic. Vasquez was an All-Hudson County selection twice for the Hawks during his playing days as a premier catcher 20 ...

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Tommy Best enjoyed a great career as a basketball player, first as two-time All-Hudson County selection during his heyday at Lincoln High School, leading the Lions to the Hudson County Interscholastic Athletic Association championship his senior year in 1979. Best then went ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – Just how much fun is it to be a member of the Lincoln High School football team these days? Well, try this one on for size: It was early in the third quarter of Saturday’s showdown with Shabazz of Newark at Caven Point Cochrane Stadium and with his work done for the day, Lions’ ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Jacob Rodriguez was looking forward to facing Newark West Side Friday night at Schools Stadium in Newark. The Hudson Catholic do-everything junior was seeking a little retribution for what took place a year ago. “We got our butts kicked bad,” Rodriguez said about last night’s ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Playing back-to-back grueling emotional struggles against Seton Hall Prep and DePaul Catholic obviously took its toll on the Marauders of St. Peter’s Prep. The Marauders traveled to Ramsey Friday night to take on archnemesis Don Bosco Prep and came up flat, dropping a 28-14 ...

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LYNDHURST, N.J. – In the first two seasons Ruben Sanchez helmed the Dickinson High School football program, the Rams won a total of three games, one in a forgettable 2019 season and two more in the pandemic-ravaged campaign of 2020. Well, after his Rams mustered a massive second-half comeback ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – Some great football players have come from Dickinson High School. There were people like Ed Franco from the Seven Blocks of Granite and the immortal Al Blozis, who appears among the New York Giants’ Ring of Honor for his accomplishments. There were the Singer twins in the ...

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. – As the Lincoln High School football team prepared for their showdown with rival Hoboken, senior wide receiver Khalil Forbes made sure his teammates remembered one thing. How awful the Lions felt last Oct. 16, when the Red Wings leveled a 48-6 whipping on them. “All week ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ – When was the last time a team had just 48 yards rushing on 26 attempts and 73 yards passing, didn’t score an offensive touchdown, and still managed to win the game? It can’t happen that often in high school football, but it did Friday night at Caven Point Cochrane Stadium on ...

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. – It’s a trick play, a gadget called the “Philly Special”. It shocked the football world when former Eagles head coach Doug Peterson attempted a double reverse that turned into a pass from a halfback Corey Clement to quarterback Nick Foles that helped the Eagles win Super Bowl LII ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Wendell Moreland has always been considered a basketball star, a sure-fire brilliant point guard throughout his high school athletic career. But Moreland doesn’t want to be looked at as just a basketball player. He has other talents, unlike a lot of others who toil on both the ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hannah Berman scored all her team's goals to lead Hoboken to a 4-1 girls soccer victory over Dickinson on Wednesday. Dickinson (0-3) scored the first goal of the game, but Berman connected with 37 minutes left in the opening half off an assist by Olivia Moran to tie the game, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — The Hoboken boys soccer team scored five goals in the second half to pull away for a 7-0 victory over Snyder on Thursday. Ty Wholf collected two goals and two assists, and Neftali Figueroa had two goals and one assist for Hoboken (2-1). Banjamin Kaplun-Muller scored a goal ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — The Bayonne girls tennis team convincingly defeated Snyder, 5-0, on Wednesday. Alexandra Bedito won at first singles, 6-1, 6-0. Alex Downey took her second-singles opponent, 6-1, 6-1. Victoria Okonkwo swept her opponent at third singles, 6-0, 6-0. The Bees (2-0) turned in ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Hoboken girls volleyball team scored a 25-15, 25-21 victory over Ferris on Monday. Emily Jacobelli and Madison Walia-Peters each came up with two kills, and Kayla Zegarra had eight digs and one kill for the Redwings (2-0). Stella Jacey posted three digs and two assists, ...

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JERSEY CITY – So when was the last time Dickinson High School won its football season opener? A quick glance on the Internet and of the incredible informational website www.gridironnewjersey.com by webmaster Jon Fass shows that the Rams last tasted victory in their first game 18 long years ago, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -- The scoreboard read Bayonne 21 - Hudson Catholic 0 at halftime of Friday night’s high school football game at Caven Point Cochrane Stadium. Whatever could go wrong did for the Hawks over the first 24 minutes. There was a fumble on the first play from scrimmage at the 1-yard ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — The Hoboken girls soccer team rallied to tie and then defeat St. Dominic Academy, 2-1, in double overtime on Friday. Hannah Berman's second goal of the game, in the 92nd minute of the game, with an assist from Elizabeth Lee gave the Redwings the victory. Berman had scored in ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — The Hoboken boys soccer team picked up its first victory of the season with a 1-0 victory over McNair Academic on Thursday. Ty Wholf scored in the first half with an assist from Lucas Sancez to give the Redwings the 1-0 lead. That was enough with the play of the team's back ...

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JERSEY CITY – Rich Glover, Jr. didn’t know what to expect when he took over the head football coaching duties at Ferris High School, a place where his legendary father, Rich Sr., was once the coach. The younger Glover honestly had no idea how the Ferris kids would respond to him, so he told his ...

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