Sports

October 9, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Mayor and Council honored two West Paterson Soccer League (WPSA) championship winning teams at its Oct. 10 meeting. The WPSA U11 Boys Flight 4 Strikers took first place in the Morris County Youth Soccer Association’s spring season under coaches Lad Kolozi ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Mayor and Council saluted three West Paterson Soccer League (WPSA) championship winning teams at its Sept. 19 meeting. The WPSA U-13B, Flight 5 Alliance took first place in the Morris County Youth Soccer Association’s spring season under coaches Rick Fasoli, ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Mayor and Council saluted the West Paterson Soccer League (WPSA) championship winning U12 Predators at its Sept. 5 meeting. It will honor additional spring season soccer championship teams later this fall.  The WPSA U-11, Flight 5 Predators went undefeated in the spring ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Twins Tori and Vanessa Hackett of Woodland Park qualified for the National Track and Field Junior Olympics, which runs from July 24-29. The 8-year-old girls first had to qualify at the New Jersey Junior Olympics. They then had to place top five in the National Region 2 Junior ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -  Jack Donovan, son of Michael and Lynn Donovan of Little Falls, has been named as a 2018 Maverik National Lacrosse All-Star and has been selected to attend the Maverik National Lacrosse Academy to be held July 16-19 in Frederica, Del. at the DE Turf Sportsplex.  Jack will be ...

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LITTLE FALLS NJ - The Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center will host an in-depth conversation about the national opioid crisis on July 21. The event will run from 3 to 5 p.m.  Dr. Robert L. Johnson, Dean of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School will lead the conversation about opioids and sports ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Mayor and Council honored three championship WP Boys & Girls Club Panthers basketball teams at its May 9 meeting.  The 3rd and 4th grade girls team was determined, after three overtimes in the title game, to be co-champions with Little Falls. Under coach ...

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OCEANPORT, NJ - 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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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Cedar Grove boys lacrosse team rebounded from an early season hiccup as a 15-8 victory over Passaic Valley gives the Panthers their second win in a row. “As a coach I like games like this…it’s nice to be down and to get back up,” said Cedar Grove Head Coach David ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Tom Maretta had never given wrestling a thought. The 220-pound senior had always been a football player…until he stepped foot on the football field at Passaic Valley High School as a freshman. One summer day while the freshman team was practicing, one of the football team’s ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Mayor and Council honored two West Paterson Soccer League (WPSA) fall championship squads at its Feb. 21  meeting. They were honored for winning their Morris County Youth Soccer Association division for the fall 2017 season WPSA Alliance U13-B, Flight 6 went ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Sophomore Sam Giuffrida had his first career hat trick and led the No. 15 Passaic Valley/Cedar Grove Hornets ice hockey team to a 5-1 victory over No. 18 Park Regional in the first round of the NJSIAA Public B State Tournament at Floyd Hall on Monday, Feb. 19. The Hornets ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Mayor and Council honored the WP Boys & Girls Club Panthers A and B Squads at the Feb. 7 council meeting for their achievements in the UCCL Cheer Competition, which was held at Passaic Valley High School on Dec. 3. The A Squad took first place in both the ...

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TOTOWA, NJ – One borough resident will stop at nothing to achieve her goals, despite an injury, and is setting out as a medal hopeful for the 2022 Paralympic Games, to be held in Beijing, China. Courtney Mould, a 25-year-old graduate of Passaic Valley High School's class of 2011, suffered a ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Cedar Grove/Passaic Valley Ice Hockey Team makes it three in a row with a 5-0 victory over Fair Lawn on the team’s ‘Senior Night’ on Friday, Jan. 26. “It’s nice, but we’re not satisfied because we’ve got two more to take care of before the cut off,” said Cedar Grove Head ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Little Falls Mayor and Council honored the Pee Wee Junior Hornets at its regular meeting on Jan. 22 during a special presentation. A proclamation was held for the (Little Falls Football Parents Association (LFFPA) C Squad league, which had a very successful season in ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Alex LoPresti scored two goals to help lead the Passaic Valley/Cedar Grove Hornets ice hockey team to a 3-2 victory over the Paramus Spartans at the Ice House on Saturday, Jan. 20. The Hornets got themselves on the board early with a goal from Alex LoPresti with 14:21 left in ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Alex LoPresti delivered two goals and two assists to help lead the Passaic Valley/Cedar Grove Hornets ice hockey team to a 6-1 victory over the River Dell Golden Hawks at the Ice House in Hackensack on Friday, Jan. 19. PV/CG got on the board early with a goal from Matthew ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Mayor and Council at its Jan. 17 meeting honored three local teams for their fall championship wins. The WPB&GC Panthers were recognized for their outstanding performance, capturing the Montville Fall-Ball League Championship. Led by head coach Mike ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - A tough second period cost the Passaic Valley/Cedar Grove Ice Hockey team a trip to the Passaic County Tournament Finals as the squad fell to Wayne Co-op in a heartbreaking 2-1 loss. “I’m disappointed. I thought we had a team this year that was capable of winning a ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Passaic Valley/Cedar Grove Hornets are the third seed in the Passaic County Tournament.   Lakeland earned the top seed and is seeking its fourth consecutive tournament title. Wayne Hills is No. 2 and will take on PV/Cedar Grove on Jan. 13 at Floyd Hall Arena in Little Falls ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Passaic Valley/Cedar Grove Hornets fell to the Paramus Catholic Palladins, 3-1, at Floyd Hall Arena on Jan. 6. The Palladins were on the board first when Eddie Walters scored with 4:57 left in the period. Kyle McCarthy answered for the Hornets, assisted by Matthew ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Passaic Valley High School is in the process of hiring a company to renovate its track. At a recent board of education meeting, John Copeland, owner of Copeland Coding, gave a presentation on plans for track upgrades to trustees. He said his company does roughly 45 tracks a ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - A dominant second period propelled the Passaic Valley/Cedar Grove Hornets to a 5-1 victory over the Clifton Mustangs on Dec. 23 at Floyd Hall Arena. After a scoreless first period, Dan Lapinski put the Hornets on the board with help from Vincent DiNardo and Sam Giuffrida. A ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Joe Kubu and Dan Lapinski tallied a goal and an assist each to help lead the Passaic Valley/Cedar Grove Hornets to a 3-1 victory over the Paramus Spartans on Friday night, Dec. 15 at Floyd Hall Arena. PV/CG took advantage of two power plays in the first period with Nick ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Alex LoPresti scored four goals to lead the Passaic Valley/Cedar Grove Hornets to a 7-5 victory over the Tenafly Tigers at Floyd Hall Arena on Sunday, Dec. 10. Nick LoPresti put the Hornets on the board first on an assist from Shane McGuire about mid-way through the first ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – The results are in for NJSIAA’s 2016-17 random steroid testing program for New Jersey’s scholastic athletes. Of the 502 male and female student-athletes tested, one was found to be positive for any of 80 banned substances, including anabolic steroids.  The athletes tested ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - In a back and forth game, in which no team led by more than one goal, the Passaic Valley/Cedar Grove Hornets skated to a 3-3 tie against the Paramus Catholic Palladins at Floyd Hall Arena on Friday night. After a scoreless first period, the Palladins struck first with a goal ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Nick LoPresti scored two goals to lead the Passaic Valley/Cedar Grove Hornets to a 5-1 victory over River Dell in their season opener at Floyd Hall on Saturday. Dan Lapinski put the Hornets on the board first with a goal early in the first period, assisted by Matthew ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Passaic Valley Regional High School varsity ice hockey team has a home non-conference game vs. Governor Livingston (Berkeley Heights) on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 1:40 p.m. The scrimmage will be held at Floyd Hall Arena, Nova.   The team is led by seniors Alex LoPresti and ...

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