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Solar Eclipse Even Affects High School Sports

August 18, 2017

NEWTON, NJ - For many in the state, focus will be on the solar eclipse on Monday.  Acknowledging the attraction and impulse to look at the rare event has sparked the NJSIAA to issue a recommendation. 

The organization that governs high school sports has asked athletic directors and coaches to both educate students about the potential danger in looking at the sun during the ...

Sussex Stags Football Wins by One, Home Game Honors Vets on Saturday

NEWTON, NJ— Sussex Stags and the Central Penn Piranhas took to Palmer Field at Newton High School for the Stags’ fourth game of the season, on the evening of Saturday, August 8.  At the end of four quarters, the Stags landed on top for the fourth week in a row, winning by one point, 13-12 over the Piranhas. 

After the Piranhas scored in the first quarter to put the first ...

Sussex Stags Football Team Continues Its Winning Streak

NEWTON, NJ—From the first game, until the fourth week of the season, the Sussex Stags have been on a winning streak, beating the Jersey Shore Hurricanes, Trenton Capitals, Brooklyn Mariners and last weekend, the Bronx Colts.

The Stags beat the Bronx Colts, 33-6 away on Saturday, July 29 to add to their winning streak.

Offensively against the Colts, Enslin had 14 completed passes ...

Newton Swim Team Hosts 2017 Wallkill Valley Swim Conference

NEWTON, NJ—Despite the chilly weather, the Newton Sharks Swim Team competed for the 2017 WVSC Championships on Saturday, July 29.  The 10 other swim teams in the pool were; Kittatinny Barracudas, Sussex County YMCA, Lake Tranquility Thunderbolts, Lake Tamarack, Lake Stockholm, Forest Lakes, Culver Lake, Cliffwood Lake, Ogdensburg and Lake Lackawanna Youth, .

This year the ...

Newton High School Football Team Hosts First Annual Youth Football Camp

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School Braves Football Team held their first annual “Braves Youth Football Camp at Newton High School. From July 24 to 27, 46 boys in first through eighth grade participated in the week long.

“The camp promoted the importance of hard work, skill development and good sportsmanship”, said Newton Football Head Coach, Matt ...

First Woman in Blue at the Little League Baseball State Tournament in Newton

HAMPTON, NJ - History is being made at the Little League Baseball State Tournament in Newton this week.  While the games are the highlight of the season for the players and their families, the series is notable because, for the first time since the tournament began in 1949, a woman, Christine Sammon, was assigned to umpire the tournament.

"No pressure," Sammon said learning ...

Sussex County Stags Football Crushes Trenton Capitals in Second Game of Season

NEWTON, NJ—The Sussex Stags Football team got their second win of the season on Palmer Field located at Newton High School last Saturday.

The Stags played the Trenton Capitals on Saturday, July 15, when they held their “Small Business Night” as well and won 27-6.

Defensively, Christopher Ford led in sacks, grabbing two against the Capitals, while Rashaan ...

Newton Swim Team Hosts 16th Annual NWNJ Swim Invitational

NEWTON, NJ—With the sun shining and a little breeze, the Newton Sharks Swim Team, along with nine other swim teams; Kittatinny Barracudas, Sussex County YMCA, Hackettstown Hurricanes West, Lake Tranquility Thunderbolts, Lake Tamarack, Lake Stockholm, Forest Lakes, Culver Lake, and Lake Lackawanna Youth, got together for the annual NW NJ Swim Invitational on Saturday, July 15.

“Last ...

Newton Recreation Offers Yankees v Mets Subway Series Trip

NEWTON, NJ – Newton Recreation is offering a trip to the New York Yankee – New York Mets Subway series on August 15.  The trip is $110 per person and includes round trip bus transportation, the game ticket and the All You Can Eat package.  The food package includes unlimited hot dogs, sausages, pretzels and Pepsi products through the fifth inning.

The Lakeland charter bus ...

Sussex Stags Football Teams Wins Home Opener

NEWTON, NJ—The Sussex Stags football team took the home opener as a win in the record books on Saturday, July 8, beating the Jersey Shore Hurricanes 38-13.

The Stags, a semi-pro football team, use Newton High School’s football field as their home turf.  The team was established in 2014 by Steve Masotti Sr. and Gary Haase.

This year the team starts the season ...

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The 2nd Annual Askin & Hooker Labor Day 5K Run/Walk in Sparta- Keep Lake Mohawk Beautiful

August 16, 2017

SPARTA, NJ—Askin & Hooker, LLC announce the second annual Labor Day 5K!  The event will take place Monday, September 4th, at 9 a.m. starting at the Lake Mohawk Plaza, and will benefit the preservation and beautification of Lake Mohawk.  A pre-race packet pickup will be available Sunday at the Boardwalk from 4 to 6 p.m.

This race is full of excitement for runners, sponsors, ...