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Newton High School Alumna is a Hit at Susquehanna University

March 22, 2017

NEWTON, NJ - Newton High School alumni had a grand slam on the softball diamond for Susquehanna University.  Sophomore Jackie Gore's four runs contributed to the 11-0 win over SUNY Geneseo, playing in Leesburg Florida on  March 8 according to Susquehanna University newsletter. 

In the game against Roger Williams Gore was walked and eventually scored adding to the 6-1 ...

Newton Boys Basketball Team Wins First-Ever Sectional Championship Title

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School Boys Basketball team took their first ever Sectional Title under their belts on Tuesday, when they won over Westwood 67-73 on Newton’s home court in double-overtime.

In a game that will be remembered for years to come for its intense playing and heart stopping moves, the Braves, and especially the seniors, will never forget the shots and ...

Newton Boys Basketball Wins by Two, Advances to the Finals NJSIAA North Jersey Section 1, Group 2

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys basketball team defeated Hawthorne by two points, 52-50, in the semifinal round of the 2017 NJSIAA North 1, Group 2 Tournament on Friday, when they played them in Hawthorne’s gym.

“It was a great game and atmosphere.  The players rose to the occasion,” said Head Coach for Newton, Dirk Kelly.

Jake Tarabokija was the lead ...

Newton Boys Basketball Win Close Game to Advance to Semi-Finals

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys basketball team won a close and tough game against Glen Rock on Wednesday, to advance to the semi-final round of the 2017 NJSIAA North 1, Group 2 Tournament.

With an ending score of 56-47, the Newton Braves kept the score close in each quarter. They scored 14 in the first and 11 in the second, compared to Glen Rock’s 10 points in each ...

Newton Boys Basketball Team Advances to Quarterfinals

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys basketball advanced to the quarterfinals round of the 2017 NJSIAA North 1, Group 2 tournament, walking all over Wallkill Valley, 76-39 on Monday.

The Braves dominated each quarter against Wallkill Valley, scoring 15 points in the first and 18 in the second to take the lead at halftime, 33-19.

Newton came back in the second half even ...

Newton High School Student Athlete Commits to Johnson and Wales

NEWTON, NJ – Newton High School’s Natalie Rivas recently signed a letter of intent to attend Johnson and Wales College to continue her field hockey career.  Rivas intended to pursue a degree in exercise science. 

Newton Girls Basketball Team Heartbreaking H/W/S Finals Loss

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls basketball team left Phillipsburg Friday with a heartbreaking loss to High Point 44-33, in the final round of the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex tournament.

Despite six players putting up points the Braves lost by 11 points to High Point. Kaitlyn Lynch had 10 points, Jasmine Luciani nine, Jade Luciani six, Irelee Ferguson five, Madison Leonardo two, and ...

Newton Boys Basketball Dominates Against Boonton

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School Boys Basketball team dominated over Boonton on Wednesday, Senior Night, when they played them home and won by 20, with a final score of 57-37.

Despite Boonton’s tight defense on Newton’s side of the court on the beginning of the game, the Braves still dominated in points, scoring 18 in the first quarter and 11 in the second. They went into ...

Newton Girls Basketball Wins Close Game Against Boonton

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls basketball team won a close game 41-34 against the Boonton Bombers on Wednesday, when they played them away.

The Braves kept the score tight throughout the first half, going into halftime leading by only one point. They scored 14 points in the first quarter and nine in the second, while Boonton scored eight in the first and 14 in the ...

Newton Boys Basketball Crushes High Point by 30

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys basketball team crushed High Point, 58-28, when they played them home on Tuesday.

The game began with two foul shots by Luismy Arias due to a technical foul on High Point because of an illegal dunk during warm-ups.

Jason Heter was the top scorer for the Braves, contributing 24 points against High Point, with 12 2-pointers. Charlie Maker ...

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A Healthier Sussex County Expected with YMCA Expansion

March 17, 2017

A 9,000-square-foot addition will allow the Sussex County YMCA to launch sports leagues and expand community wellness programs that address some of the county’s pressing concerns: obesity, diabetes, cancer and the rise in abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and illegal and prescription drugs. The Sussex County YMCA will break ground on the $3.8 million project in May, building a full-size high ...