Roxbury Hockey Extends Losing Streak

December 9, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School ice hockey team's troubles continued Friday with a loss to Madison.

The 5-2 defeat brought the Gaels' record to 1-4. The team's only victory was its first game, a 9-3 trouncing of Mendham on Nov. 25.

Madison came out strong in Friday's contest, racking up three goals in the first period. Although Roxbury fought back in the next two ...

Roxbury Football Leaders OK with State Plan for 'Bowl Games'

ROXBURY, NJ – A major overhaul to the state’s high school football playoffs and seeding system, approved by the NJSIAA’s member schools at their annual business meeting this week, are a good move, said Roxbury High School Football Coach Cosmo Lorusso.

Becaue of the changes, public school football programs throughout the state will play to a two-champion per group ...

Roxbury's Alford Presented Kindness Award in Times Square

ROXBURY, NJ – Praised for his community efforts, Roxbury Rotary Club member Steve Alford today received the annual Kindness for Christopher Award at a ceremony in Manhattan.

The award is named in remembrance of 10-year-old Christopher D’Amico Jr., of Mount Arlington, who died in a 2015 boating accident on Lake Hopatcong. It honors a person “consistently ...

Roxbury Ice Hockey Loses to Chatham

CHATHAM, NJ - The Roxbury High School ice hockey team lost 4-1 to Chatham on Friday at Mennen Sports Arena.

Chatham took a dominating lead early in the contest, entering the second period with a 3-0 lead. "We want to start fast every time and we did tonight," Chatham coach Brendon Herr said. "We had a little bit of a lull in the second there, but we bounce back in the ...

Roxbury Hockey Defeated by Randolph

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School ice hockey team lost today to its rival from Randolph, a defeat that brings the Gaels' record to 1-1.

The Rams came out strong, finding the net twice in the first period while Roxbury came up empty. Although the Gaels scored two in the middle period, Randolph scored double that number. The teams entered the final period with Randolph leading ...

Roxbury Ice Hockey Starts Season with Big Win

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School boys ice hockey team started off the season the right way on Saturday afternoon with a defeat over Mendham.

Playing at Aspen Ice in Randolph, the Gaels skated to a 9-3 victory, striking for four goals in the first period, three in the second and two more in the third. Mendham didn't get on the scoreboard until the middle period, with one goal, and came ...

Layups 4 Life Charity Hoops Tourney Leaves Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ - For the first time since its inception in 2014 by a Roxbury High School graduate, the popular Layups 4 Life 3-on-3 charity basketball tournament will not take place in Roxbury in 2018.

Tournament founder Dan Exter has moved the event to the Parsippany PAL Youth Center, a venue that offers more room than the Roxbury High School gymnasium. The departure ...

Roxbury Kids on Hockey 'Squirts" Team Headed for Europe

RANDOLPH, NJ – The Christmas holiday for some local boys will include playing ice hockey in Europe against top teams from Sweden and Finland.

The 9- and 10-year-old boys are members of Team USA Bulldogs, an elite travel team based in Randolph. They include Morristown’s Jordan Papadopoulos, 9, Roxbury’s Ryan Van Zile, 10, Randolph’s Shane Melly, 10, Roxbury’s Brian ...

Roxbury Students Invited to Mountain Bike Team

ROXBURY, NJ - A recently formed interscholastic mountain biking team based in Randolph is inviting sixth-grade to 12th-grade Roxbury students to participate.

The team, called the Randolph Revolution, fields riders that compete in mountain bike races in the New Jersey Interscholastic Cycling League (NJICL), a National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA) sanctioned, ...

Two More Roxbury Gaels Sign Letters of Intent

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School saw two senior athletes, Andy Axelson and Matt Dancsecs, commit to the Scarlet Knights last week for baseball and lacrosse. Two more Gaels, Tyler McDonald and Michael Christiansen, followed suit in signing letters of intent last Wednesday.

McDonald decided to continue his swimming career at Rider University in the fall while Christiansen will go on to play ...

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