passaic-valley

Athlete 101

May 1, 2022

I’ve known Lorianne O’Connor since I was in the seventh grade. When we were younger, I had a funny feeling that she would become a high level college athlete. As we went through the rest of middle school, and then high school, I realized that funny feeling was an accurate depiction of what she ...

Read more »

In his young basketball career, Elliot Cadeau has quickly made the country take note of his skills on the court. The number six sophomore in the class of 2024 leaves great impressions wherever he plays, whether that is for his high school in Bergen Catholic or in competitive travel tournaments, ...

Read more »

Every athlete is unique in their own way. Whether it involves a skillset, training methods, or the journey to reaching a high level of competition, every athlete’s perspective on reaching success is different in some way. Temple University forward Nick Jourdain preaches this whenever he can, as he ...

Read more »

Soccer is one of the most difficult sports to play in the world. To be able to control a ball with both feet, run and cut for 90 minutes, and dictate where players will be positioned on the field is only some of the skills soccer players have in their arsenal. An example of a player who has these ...

Read more »

Florida State University commit and outfielder Deamez Ross is one of the most popular high school baseball players in the country. With a swing that leaves many in awe, Ross has built a reputation on the field as a talented, hard-working player with a contagious smile. Throughout several Youtube ...

Read more »

Jazmine Fenlator-Victoruan is more than just an athlete. Her goal is not just limited to maximizing her bobsledding career, but to be a mogul for women across the world. With a growing social media branding business and a will to inspire young athletes, Fenlator-Victorian is growing to become a ...

Read more »

As weird as it may sound, Olympic fencer Jackie Dubrovich did not start off enjoying the sport of fencing. Raised in Riverdale, NJ, Dubrovich began as a dancer. It took analyzing her older cousin (who was a great fencer in his own right) for Dubrovich to even attempt a sport in which she felt ...

Read more »