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October 15, 2021

RAHWAY, NJ — Calling the Rahway Cross Country team's showing at the Union County Conference Championships a "historic performance," Coach Leon Bunion spoke with pride and elation at the boys' and girls' performance on October 14. For the boys, coming in as last year's conference champs, they ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Some metaphors begin to lose their meaning and, by extension, their effect with the passage of time, especially as that language increasingly comes to reference and describe those things of a rapidly receding bygone era. So it is with the much maligned "broken record", one of my ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — After Rahway's 2-0 loss to Johnson (7-5) in the preliminary round of the Union County tournament last weekend, the girls played Wednesday evening's rematch on its home turf like a team with nothing to lose. Alas, despite pushing the game to overtime with a dramatic end-of-second-half ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Both the boys and girls varsity soccer teams play on Wednesday, October 13. The girls are at home against Johnson at 4 p.m. The boys are away at Wardlaw-Hartridge at 4 p.m. The girls' game will be a rematch of sorts, after losing to Johnson (6-5) over the weekend in the preliminary ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway Raiders U14 travel team, part of the Rahway Youth Soccer Association, won first place in the 2021 Parsippany Pride Invitational tournament this past Sunday, October 10. This was the 33rd annual Parsippany Pride Invitational. The team is led by Head Coach Robert Macaluso ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — It was a beautiful evening for a football game this past Friday, October 8, as the Indians took on the Warren Hills Blue Streaks (4-2) in Rahway's Homecoming game. Rahway defeated Warren Hills, 27-7, to move its season record to 2-3. At times, it felt like one big party, especially ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Well, folks, it's always nice when the slightly lower seeded, arguable underdog pulls one out in the closing minutes of the game. It's even nicer when it happens in the opening round of a tournament. But let me revise my statement a bit: it's "always nice" when that slightly lower ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — On Tuesday, October 5, the Rahway varsity girls soccer team fêted the seniors and their families on their home field at Madison Avenue Park (Greenfield) in a short ceremony that began a little after 5 p.m. At 6 p.m., the girls hosted Linden, in a game that ended in a 2-0 victory, ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — TAPinto Rahway sat down with Rahway High School (RHS) junior Gabriella Wysocki (she said to definitely call her Gabby) and had a few minutes to speak with her about a terrific honor she recently received. It turns out that, while accolades and awards have been incoming over on the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Maybe only Rahway Cross Country coach Leon Bunion would apologize for not getting news to us faster. As TAPinto Rahway reported previously, Bunion would easily win the award for "The Absolutely Number One Coach to Get Us News About His Team Faster Than Anyone Else and On Top of That ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Roman statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero, in one of his famous orations, De Amicitia (On Friendship), said, "A friend is, as it were, a second self." I couldn't help but think about this while I was interviewing Rahway High School senior and the football team's star running back Zaon ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — When we reported on the Rahway varsity boys soccer team's previous game against Johnson, we talked about how tough the team was in the midst of a close match up, which ultimately ended in a 3-2 victory. This time around, in the rematch in Clark, the Rahway team was as tough as ever but ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The news just keeps getting better and better. Following the Rahway football team's win against Carteret last Friday, the momentum has just kept on rolling, right on over to NJ.com's selection process for players of the week. Rahway's very own Kyle Hall, the team's junior wide ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway football team defeated Carteret Friday night, September 24, 34-13. The game was away in Carteret. Both teams kept it close at the outset. Senior co-captain Zaon Laney had a 40-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. Carteret scored on a 52-yard interception ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway girls soccer team continues to make it difficult on opponents and incredibly easy on TAPinto Rahway. In our continuing endeavor to spread happiness and good cheer (when we can; we have to tell the truth after all, and the world can sometimes be a dark and gloomy place), we ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway High School sports teams have an exciting and busy week. Here are a few of the highlights. Football The football team (0-3) plays this Friday away: 9/24 @ Carteret at 7 p.m. Boys Soccer The boys team (3-0-2) has three games this week: 9/21 @ New ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — We suppose it's only fitting that if we had to choose one Rahway coach who responds to our inquiries faster than anyone else we'd have to pick Coach Leon Bunion, the head coach of Rahway Cross Country and, in the winter and spring, Rahway Track and Field. He answers our emails with ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway varsity football team, led by Head Coach Brian Russo, is still looking for that first "W" of the season. The team hosts Somerville on Friday, September 17, at 6 p.m. The team lost its season opener to New Brunswick, 42-27. It lost its second game on September 10 to ...

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RAHWAY NJ — The Rahway girls volleyball team had a strong performance on Wednesday against Oak Knoll at home. The girls' 2-0 win brings their record back to even, 2-2. The team is led by Head Coach Lashelle Bunion and Assistant Coach Kerry Burkhard. The girls won their opening match of the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — At a certain point in the latter half of the Rahway boys soccer game last night, a sudden piercing noise broke through the subtle sounds of cleats on turf and the chatter of the spectators. One person could be heard asking, "What was that, a busload of screaming girls?" And that was ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The boys varsity soccer team improved its record to 2-0-1 in an exciting win against Clark's Arthur L. Johnson (1-1-1) last night at home. Head Coach Kevin O'Callahan, to put it mildly, looked quite pleased with the team's performance. Rahway caught the Crusaders flat-footed in what ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Coming off an opening day loss to New Brunswick last week, the Rahway varsity football team is looking to secure its first win of the season against Summit this Friday. The game is at home at 6 p.m. Last week's matchup appeared much closer for most of the game than the final score ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Along with all those Back-to-School specials, that inevitable nearly-week-long heat wave (like the one we're in right now), and everyone beginning to ask you about your Labor Day plans, perhaps there is a new sign that summer is ending and the school year is returning, at least in ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — With football practice starting on Monday, August, 9, it's fair to say that the high school season has officially begun. The Rahway football team has been on the turf at Rahway Park since then, and TAPinto Rahway stopped by today to snap some photographs and see the team in ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The night before last week's annual golf fundraiser for the Rahway High School (RHS) football team, there was some legitimate concern that the golf outing's streak of five successful events might be broken. "Hopefully, six in a row," one organizer told us, eyeing the weather report, ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Rahway High School (RHS) announced its Athletes-of-the-Month for the final marking period of the school year, covering the months of March, April, May, and June. It also announced its June Students-of- the-Month. March Athlete-of-the-Month is senior wrestler Kaelan Francois, ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — While readers of TAPinto Rahway may think they're tired of hearing about how COVID-19 affected yet another sports season, one thing that never gets boring is winning. How about going undefeated? How about playing football in the spring and letting nothing stop you on your way to ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — The Rahway track team has concluded its spring season. Coach Leon Bunion said it simply, speaking of the state tournament that just concluded: "The NJSIAA State Group II Championships was a success for Rahway." And then Bunion proceeded to provide the evidence to back up that ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — While there always might have been just a few more wins, a few more chances, a tournament that extended just one more game, athletes and coaches know that what-if and if-only thinking is always best replaced by the look-to-tomorrow mentality of "live to fight another day" or "we'll get ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — Though much of our sports news lately has been about the high school teams, it's important to remember that these are not the only sports teams in town. There are a variety of recreational, travel, and other youth sports programs in Rahway that are, in fact, foundational to those ...

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