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September 22, 2022

LINDEN, NJ — The Linden community is deeply saddened by the death of a Linden High School (LHS) football running back, who sustained a traumatic brain injury in the September 9 game against Woodbridge High School. Xavier McClain, a sophomore at LHS, died Wednesday night, according to Linden ...

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COLONIA, NJ — While it may be hard to believe that high school football’s regular season is almost half over while it’s still summer, Colonia is now approaching the halfway point of their campaign without a loss. A young Colonia team made the most of “Eric LeGrand Night” by rallying for a 28-25 ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Number 26 playing Running Back for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights is Al-Shadee Salaam from East Orange, previously coached by Rae Oliver at EO Campus High as a Jaguar. Saturday, during week one of college football, Salaam was the game hero when led the team to victory, with a ...

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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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LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden announced the opening of the 2022 John T. Gregorio Summer Basketball Camp, which is open to residents. The basketball camp will cover basketball fundamentals, ball handling skills, footwork techniques, rebounding, shooting skills, dribbling skills, as well as ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden high school aged girls now have the opportunity to train, compete and have fun on Thursday nights with the new, free Linden Girl Open Run Nights program. The program, run by girls middle school basketball coach Kyle Phipps and Department of Parks & Recreation Leader Rooks ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden High School (LHS) has been awarded national honor roll status for its commitment to continual development of its athletics coaches which help them better lead and protect student athletes. Linden High is one of just 95 schools across the country to meet the requirements for ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Police Athletic League is asking for the residents in the City to help this Spring.  Their Spring baseball programs are set to kick off soon, and they have a shortage of coaches. They are currently searching for two tee-ball coaches who will be working with the 4 to ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield's Lady Cardinals are now 0-2 after falling to Linden 18-0 in four innings Monday in the team's home opener. The Tigers scored 8 runs in the first inning. Allisson Pena-Taverez (#1) scored 4 runs for the team. Plainfield takes on Rahway on Wednesday 4 p.m. at ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Police Department's Honor Guard was invited to participate at last night's New Jersey Devils versus the New York Rangers game. The hockey game was held at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.  They presented the Honor Guard for the Opening Ceremony and the Devils won ...

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LINDEN, NJ -- The Ridge boys basketball team lost a state tournament game but, in the process, earned an immeasurable amount of respect from opposing players and fans who took the time to congratulate the Red Devils on their effort at the end of a thrilling overtime game. Sixth-seeded Ridge ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The No. 18 ranked High School boys’ basketball team in New Jersey, Elizabeth High School, took down Linden 62-30 in a Tuesday night showdown between two Union County Conference teams at Kean University. New Jersey High School Basketball fans knew that Coach Phil Colicchio would ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Cherie Pizzano, the Hall of Fame coach of the Linden High School bowling team, is retiring at the end of the 2021-22 winter season after 22 years of coaching the Tigers. Pizzano was surprised with a party in her honor at Jersey Lanes in Linden after the team’s final regular season ...

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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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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Cardinals celebrated Senior Day at halftime during their home game at Seidler Field against Linden, but fell to the Tigers 3-1. The lone Cardinal goal was scored by Alessandro Sipaque in the first period. Plainfield goalie Fernando Rodriguez had 3 ...

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