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Roxbury Football Honors 1978 Team with First Win of the Year

September 22, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School football team won its first game of the season Friday, beating Morris Hills 15-12 and breaking the Scarlet Knights’ undefeated streak.

The Gaels victory came on a night the team honored its 1978 counterpart, a team that won the Iron Hills Conference co-championship. Ten players from the team, and their coach, reunited on the field before the ...

Roxbury's New Gymnastics Team: Unofficially Undefeated

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury High School’s first gymnastics team is doing great, says its coach, Tara Liska. In fact, it’s doing better than its official record of 2-1 shows, she said.

“It’s a little confusing,” said the coach. “We are kind of 3-0. But technically we are 2-1.”

How’s that? According to Liska, the discrepancy relates to a ...

Roxbury Boys Soccer Aims for 5-0 With Pope John Game

ROXBURY, NJ - With Monday's 2-1 overtime win against rival Randolph, the Roxbury High School boys soccer team reached 4-0, its best season start in about five years.

The Gaels are so far living up to Roxbury High School Athletics Director Stu Mason's pre-season comment: "The team was rebuilding last year, he said. “This year, we have higher ...

Roxbury Girls Soccer Evens Record with Win Over Chatham

CHATHAM, NJ - The Roxbury High School girls soccer team reached 1-1 on the season Saturday by beating Chatham at Haas Field.

The Gaels beat the Cougars 2-0 in a game that left Chatham 0-2 so far this year. It hardly matters that the scoreboard at Haas Field is currently out of commission. The Chatham girls soccer team hasn't been able to light it up much recently.

Morgan Joyce ...

Not a Fun Friday for Roxbury Football & Field Hockey Teams

ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School football team must now look to next Friday to find its bearings after enduring its second shut-out defeat yesterday.

Having lost 39-0 to Sparta in the first game of the season on Sept. 7, the Gaels fell 29-0 to Parsippany Hills.

The team found itself in a deep hole rather suddenly during the away game as Parsippany Hills’ quarterback J.D.

Roxbury Field Hockey Beats Mount Olive

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School field hockey team is now 2-0 following a Wednesday victory over Mount Olive.

The Gaels won the game, played at home, by a score of 2-1, with goals scored by Hanna Legotte and Taylor Woolford. Emily Stanich contributed to the victory with an assist and goalkeeper Toni Cacopardo made three saves. 

Roxbury's offense hammered ...

Roxbury Football Drops Season Opener

ROXBURY, NJ - In a game its players will want to quickly put out of memory, the Roxbury High School football team on Friday lost its season opener in a trouncing by Sparta.

The high spirits exhibited as the Gaels, on Jr. Gaels day, ran onto the field at dusk were soon whittled away as the Spartans scored on an interception by Sparta's Pat Milliken mere minutes into the first ...

Roxbury Volleyball Evens Record with Win

ROXBURY, NJ - It lost its season opener earlier this week, but on Friday the Roxbury High School volleyball team righted the ship by beating Sparta.

The Gaels, shut out on Thursday by West Morris Central, turned the tables and shut out the Spartans 25-14 and 25-19 playing at home.

Next on the team's agenda is a game against Morristown on Sept. 11.  

Roxbury Boys Soccer Starts Season on Right Foot

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School boys soccer team got a good start to the season Wednesday with a win over Montville.

Playing at home on a hot afternoon, the Gaels defeated the Mustangs 1-0. Roxbury's only goal came off the foot of Omar Mougharbel. Doddi Pincay chalked up an assist.

Roxbury had five shots on goal compared to Montville's three.

The Gaels ...

Roxbury Cross-Country Helps Social Services with Food Collection

ROXBURY, NJ - Members of the 2018 Roxbury High School Cross-Country team recently donated to Roxbury Social Services a car trunk's worth of food they collected at their season kick-off dinner.

The dinner took place Aug. 21. The team's booster club decided last year that team members should be encouraged to give back to the community, an idea that led to adding the food-drive ...


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