Sports

November 15, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Jerika Lufrano, one of the state's top distance runners, has been chosen as Union Catholic's Wendy's High School Heisman award winner.   The Wendy's High School Heisman, created by Wendy's founder Dave Thomas in 1994, recognizes high-achieving seniors who participate in a ...

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MONTCLAIR – As if it weren’t windy enough at Woodman Field Saturday afternoon, Josh Crawford provided enough extra gusts with his legs to push Montclair right into the sectional final. On a windy and cold day like this one, with wind gusts around 40 mph, a team’s passing game can really be ...

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UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ - During the summer, the New Jersey Athletic Conference Football coaches had their pre-season poll, projecting where the 10-conference teams would finish the season.  Montclair State was selected to finish eighth in the conference, ahead of only Southern Virginia and William ...

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MONTCLAIR — There certainly wasn’t a shortage of motivation for Montclair entering Saturday’s state playoff opener with West Orange, and the Mounties played like an inspired team hungry to feed off those emotions.  For one, Montclair was looking to avenge a stunning Week 0 loss to this same West ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ- In the North 1 Group 4 state tournament quarterfinal, No. 2 seed Montclair eliminated the No. 7 seed Colonials 2-1, securing a spot in the semifinals, while also ending Morristown’s season. Montclair will face off with Livingston in the semi’s next week. The game was scoreless ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ- The North Jersey Section 1 Group 4 field hockey final was so good, that 60 minutes just wasn’t enough. We were 2 minutes away from a second OT when Brittany Hoftijizer provided the magic that the Colonials were looking for, giving them the title they deserved; North Jersey Section 1 ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ- In the opening round of the North 1 Group 4 state tournament, top-seeded Montclair bested No. 16 seed Morristown, 2-0. The win for Montclair keeps them undefeated and advances them to face Passaic Tech in the next round. For the Colonials, their season comes to an end. After ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The new Roxbury High School gymnastics team was narrowly beaten Tuesday in league championship competition, losing to Montclair. The Gaels total of 100.575 wasn’t enough to beat Montclair’s 100.625, but coach Tara Liska said she was pleased with the performance. “The girls went ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As Josh Cubeddo’s booming 97th minute corner kick descended downwards in the frigid late October air, Montclair was well on its way to punching a ticket to the Essex County Tournament (ECT) final.  In the 97th minute of an absolute deadlock between Montclair and West Orange, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As Josh Cubeddo’s booming 97th minute corner kick descended downwards in the frigid late October air, Montclair was well on its way to punching a ticket to the Essex County Tournament (ECT) final.  In the 97th minute of an absolute deadlock between Montclair and West Orange, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - On October 4, Buzz Aldrin Middle School students were greeted with special guest, Eric LeGrand, for the Week of Respect kick-off campaign. Sponsored by the PTA and school officials, the assembly was an opportunity for students to learn of the obstacles faced by LeGrand and how he ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds gathered at the Montclair football home game on Saturday for a ceremony dedicating the Aubrey Lewis Sports Complex. Located at 28 Essex Ave, the ceremony took place before the football kickoff against Bloomfield. Montclair Public School officials and local leaders were ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Avery Buckman and Gabby Cutlip each scored a goal in Chatham's 2-1 field hockey victory over Montclair on Monday. Annie Leverich was credited with an assist for Chatham (8-5-1), which received five saves from goalie Sarah McCabe.  

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MONTCLAIR — When Phillip Cubeddu scored Montclair’s first goal of the season on opening day, he celebrated with a dance amongst some of his teammates.  Since that goal on September 7, Montclair is yet to lose or tie, and has seen itself become one of the best teams in the country. So in the ...

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MONTCLAIR — To say that Josh Crawford ran wild against Bloomfield Saturday is only half a metaphor. With star quarterback Charles Murphy Jr. sidelined due to injury, Montclair operated out of a wildcat formation on the majority of its plays in the first half. Those snaps when conventional QB AJ ...

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BETHLEHEM, PA. -- Union Catholic's Jerika Lufrano and Myles Plummer each broke school records at the Paul Short Cross-Country Invitational on Saturday at Lehigh University. Lufrano, a senior from Montclair, broke her own school record by blasting an 18:17 to place third in the girls Brown ...

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MASSILLON, Oh. — Montclair High School has established itself as one of the best football teams in New Jersey over the past few decades, with a rich legacy and tradition unlike any other program in the Garden State.    This weekend, it will lock horns with another team carrying all those same ...

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MONTCLAIR — During its season-opening collapse last Thursday, Montclair’s defense faltered in the second half and let a first half shutout turn into 25 points allowed.  So in practices this week, the Mounties stressed attention to the little things, and in their home opener Saturday, wasted no ...

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WEST ORANGE — When Montclair led, 16-0, at halftime Thursday, many thought this game was going exactly how it was predicted to. The defending undefeated state champion Mounties seemed to have control over a West Orange team that they drilled, 48-7, 10 months earlier.   But West Orange wasn’t ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the eight former Rutgers University football players facing charges from a credit card fraud scheme was released from jail today without bail after a brief court hearing in which the defendant appeared via a video connection from the county jail. Brendan Devera, ...

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VERONA, NJ - After months of searching and deliberations the Verona Football Team has a new leader at the helm with Head Coach Kevin Batty. “It’s tremendous, to be able to come home and coach where I played it’s hard to put into words it was tremendous it is a great feeling,” said ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Peter Serruto, who just completed his senior season at Millburn High School, was selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the 22d round of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft on Wednesday. Serruto was the 649th pick overall. The 6-foot, 190-pound right-handed batter has been a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Many still call it Rutgers Stadium. But for seven years, the university's football stadium has been known as High Point Solutions Stadium, thanks to a $600,000 annual agreement with a Sparta-based company. But, as the company has shifted its marketing, so has the stadium's ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ-  The New Providence High School Pioneers girls varsity lacrosse team saw a four-goal lead vanish within the final ten minutes of the second half and with a hungry Montclair Kimberley Academy High School Cougars team clawing their way back to give themselves a chance at a potential ...

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OCEANPORT, N.J.— Monmouth Park is ready to open a sports book. That is not news. Track management has been working on a sports book area in a no longer used cafeteria area in the rear of the grandstand for months. The news is: On May 14, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) struck ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Defending champion Seton Hall Prep has been awarded the top seed for high school baseball's upcoming Greater Newark Tournament, which begins with preliminary round games next week. Millburn drew the second seed, Livingston No. 3 and Nutley No. 4. Seeds for other teams in the ...

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Bloomfield/Montclair, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that the restroom building and the tennis court building in Essex County Brookdale Park are being modernized on Tuesday, April 24th. The upgrades are part of the County Executive's ongoing initiative to update ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- When the discussion about football in an unlimited weight league among eighth graders, Coaches Odysseas Delaportas and Jeff Eisele of Jefferson decided to take action. American Youth Football, a non-profit football and cheer program bearing the logo, "non intrusive all ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - There is no more appropriate way for a team to give its coach a milestone victory than with the nearly perfect execution of a game plan. The eighth-seeded Millburn boys basketball team ran its offense with surgical precision and defeated ninth-seeded Montclair, 55-39, Saturday in ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Isadora Williams will be competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in February for Brazil. The Montclair State University student, who first competed in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, learned to skate at the age of 5.  “It was honestly a dream ...

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