Sports

January 17, 2019

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys basketball team lost 56-23 against Phillipsburg, when they played them away on Wednesday, January 16. Alex Stone led the Braves in scoring against the Stateliners' tough defense with seven points. Kevin Ayoso, Donovan Thomas, and Elijah Lee each ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School wrestling team lost 53-12 on Tuesday, when they hosted Hunterdon Central. The results of the matches:: 106 lbs.: Brett Ungar (HC) won over Mason Leen (N) with a pin at 4:36 113 lbs.: Nick Canonica (HC) won over Danny Cleary (N) with an 8-2 decision 120 ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The 19 players that make up the Newton Youth Team gathered with their families at the Town Council meeting on Monday, to be recognized for their undefeated 10-0 season. Mayor Helen LeFois gave the public some background information about the team before reading the proclamation in ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls basketball team won 42-35 over High Point when they played them away on Monday. Kaitlyn Lynch and Jade Luciani each contributed nine points. Luciani was strong on defense with 12 rebounds and two steals throughout the game. Lynch had four rebounds, one ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls basketball team lost their first game of the season when they played at Morris Catholic 49-37. The two teams were evenly matched in the first quarter with Morris Catholic edging Newton 13-12.  The bottom fell out for the Braves in the second quarter when ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys basketball team played away against Union City on Saturday and hosted Parsippany Hills on Friday, taking both games as losses. Newton lost to Union City 66-37. Alex Rivas contributed 11 points, while Kevin Ayoso and Jimmy McKeown each contributed ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls basketball team remain undefeated having taken down Lenape Valley 58-25, when they played them home on Wednesday. The Newton victory was a team effort with strong play on both ends of the courts.  The Braves had a big start, putting up 17 points in the ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys basketball team lost 72-51 to Wallkill Valley on Wednesday. Playing on the Ranger’s court, the Braves came out strong scoring 17 points in the first quarter, compared to Wallkill’s 12. Unfortunately, Wallkill charged ahead with 25 points in the second ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys wrestling team went up against Kittatinny on Tuesday and took the match as a win with a final score of 37-28. The results of the matches are as follows: 106 lbs.: Nathan Fitt (N) won over Shane Nelson (K) with a pin at 4:27 113 lbs.: Danny Cleary (N) ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School wrestling team hosted a wrestling quad on Saturday, January 5, and won one out of the three matches. Newton lost to Toms River by seven with a final score of 36-29, lost 49-16 against Kingsway, and won over Cranford, 44-25. Newton Wins Against Toms River ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls basketball team continued their winning streak, taking down Jefferson, 49-34 on Friday, on the road. The Braves started strong with 27 points by the half, while holding the Falcons to seven.  They added another 22 by the final buzzer for a 15 point ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys basketball team won 58-56 in the first overtime period this season at home against Hackettstown on Friday. Newton was up by eight points going into halftime, but Hackettstown managed to come back in the final two quarters and outscore them four ...

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CHATHAM, NJ – Newton High School girls basketball remains undefeated having beaten Chatham on the road 46-37.  Six Braves put points on the board in this team effort. The girls led by six at the half, added 14 more in the third period and finished strong with another 10 by the final buzzer. The ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – History was made Saturday as Bloomfield High School hosted the inaugural Girls Wrestling Holiday Tournament.  The all-female event was the first of its kind in the state of New Jersey.      In a ground-breaking decision for scholastic wrestling, the NJSIAA approved girls ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys basketball team Had an unsuccessful Holiday Tournament run with three losses to Hanover Park 49-41, Warren HIlls 70-63 and Roxbury 44-35. On Sunday, December 30, Newton played home against Roxbury.  Jimmy McKeown had nine points, followed by Alex Stone ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls basketball has won two games of the holiday tournament this week against Somerville and Roxbury. Newton played Somerville on Friday winning 46-42. Maddie Gore led the Braves with 17 points. Gore had 13 rebounds, three steals, and five blocks. Madison ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys wrestling team played against Phillipsburg and Hackettstown this week, taking one as a win and one as a loss. Newton went up against Phillipsburg on Saturday, December 22 in a home match and lost 45-12, while they dominated against Hackettstown last ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys basketball team played two games this week, Wednesday they had their home opener against High Point, and Friday, they played a 4:30 p.m. game against Boonton. Newton won a close one over Boonton, 59-58. Kevin Ayoso  led the Braves in their victory with ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls basketball team beat Kittatinny 56-24, when they played them away on Wednesday. “The girls did very well and played hard all game,” head coach Lisa Casamassina said. “We are fortunate to have a number of different weapons and any given day someone can step ...

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SPARTA, NJ - Newton High School wrestling defeated Sparta on Tuesday with a 51-20 win  The competition was even in the lower weight classes but the tide turned as Newton got three pins in a row starting at 152 lbs. “They are always tough,” Coach Eric Bollette said.  “It was a good start. It’s ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School girls basketball team dominated in their win over Morris Tech on Friday, coming out with a 57-25 win on their home court. “The girls played well Friday," head coach Lisa Casamassina said. “It's early in the season so we still have some things to work on but I ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School boys basketball team beat Morris Knolls on Monday 64-61 an overtime, team effort on the road. The Braves were led by Alex Rivas with 15 points including six from 3-point range and a free throw. Donovan Thomas had 11.  Aaron Fantasia put up 10 points, sinking two ...

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ORLANDO, FL – Sparta players on the Pope John Middle School’s sixth grade football team earned a chance to play for the national title in Florida earlier this month.  The path to Florida began when the team of nearly all Sparta residents won their division, according to team parent Eileen ...

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NEWTON,NJ—The Newton High School Wrestling team is excited to begin their new season with a large number of returning varsity team members.  They are confident despite their four key losses due to graduation. “We return 11 starters and are excited at the prospect of the upcoming season,” head ...

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NEWTON, NJ—While the girls on the Newton High School basketball team have been playing together for years, according to Lisa Casamassina, who has been the assistant coach since 2012, there is something a little different about this season. This year, Casamassina has taken over as head coach of ...

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SPARTA, NJ -  Junior Chloe Milanesi, a Morristown resident and student at Veritas Christian Academy in Sparta reached a career milestone on Friday afternoon. During the team's first game of the 2018 basketball season, Milanesi scored her 1,000th point. It was during Veritas Christian's 58-10 defeat ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – The Newton Braves Youth Football team won the Morris County Youth Football League Varsity Championship earlier this month at Freedom Park in Randolph.  Newton beat Wayne 38-20 in the final game of the season. Under head coach Adam Guerra, the Braves went undefeated, ending with a ...

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SPARTA, NJ — The Sparta Middle School students welcomed a special guest last week. Eric LeGrand visited just before Thanksgiving, to share his story with the seventh and eight grade students.  LeGrand’s book “The Victorious Story of Eric LeGrand” was a selection for the summer reading book ...

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SPARTA, NJ — It was an historic football season for the Sussex Technical School’s Fighting Mustangs. The 2018 team set a school record of 7-3. It was head coach Brian Stellingwerf’s second season with the young team. Many of his players will be returning next year. He is joined by assistant ...

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NEWTON, NJ—Despite the cold and rainy conditions, With a score 27-3, top-seeded Newton took down fifth-seeded High Point with a score 27-3,  in the semi-final round of the NJSIAA North 1, Group 2 playoffs to advance to the final round. The Braves and Wildcats were evenly matched for most of the ...

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