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Roxbury's Trotter Named NJ Baseball Coach of the Year

March 27, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School baseball coach Greg Trotter on Sunday was named New Jersey Baseball Coach of the Year by the National Federation of Coaches.

The award, presented at the 2017 Coaches Hall of Fame, recognizes Trotter as a coach with a distinguished background, experience, service and promotion of baseball, according to Roxbury Schools spokeswoman Ann Rhodes.

Trotter, a ...

Roxbury High School Soccer Meet & Greet Scheduled

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School Boys Soccer Association has scheduled for May a "meet and greet" session where new players and their parents or guardians can meet Gaels coaches.

The May 15 meeting is for all upcoming freshmen and new players. It will take place at 7 p.m. in the Roxbury High School Cafeteria.

"At this meeting you will meet with the varsity coach and ...

Roxbury's Tucker Voelbel Receives Scholar Athlete Award

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School Senior Tucker Voelbel was recognized recently as a National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar Athlete, recognition Roxbury Football Coach Cosmo Lorusso says the 18-year-old more than deserved.

"We consider it a prestigious award," said the coach. "Each year they honor one recipient from each school in Morris ...

Roxbury Travel Team Wins Championship

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury's 7th and 8th grade girls basketball travel team defeated Newton in the championship game on March 11.

The team beat Newton 34-17, completing its season with a 15-4 record.
For some of the girls it was their last travel game before going into high school. For all it was a great way to end their travel season.

Roxbury Jr. Gaels Competition Cheerleaders End Season with Two 1st Place Finishes

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Recreation Jr. Gaels Competition squads ended their season recently with both teams taking home first place trophies at the Winter's End Cheer Challenge in Elizabeth. 

Established in 2016, the competition squad has been competing against long-standing established teams and placing at all of their competitions.

The teams are coached by volunteers and ...

Roxbury Red Dogs Launch Somerset Patriots Fundraiser

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Red Dogs 13U, 12U and 11U travel baseball teams are selling Somerset Patriots tickets for a team fundraiser.

The game is on August 5 at 7:05 p.m. Tickets are $10 each.

"Please help support the Roxbury Red Dogs and come out for a fun night of baseball, food, fireworks after the game and fun with your family and friends," said team ...

Roxbury's Reimers and Roumes Thwarted at State Wrestling Championships

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - Roxbury High School sent two wrestlers to the 2017 NJSIAA Individual Wrestling State Championships at Boardwalk Hall over the weekend.

Senior Richard Reimers (138 pounds) and junior Michael Roumes (152 pounds) were each part of the 448-member field in this year’s tournament, the largest group of wrestlers to compete in New Jersey state tournament ...

Roxbury High School Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner set for May 6

ROXBURY, NJ – The annual Roxbury High School Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place May 6 and tickets are now on sale, according school district spokesperson Ann Rhodes.

Rhodes, in a statement, said more than 200 alumni and community members are expected to attend the event, scheduled for 5 p.m. in the high school dining hall.

“Established officially in ...

Roxbury Hockey Falls to Wall as Season Ends in Playoff Defeat

MORRIS TWP., NJ – The Roxbury High School ice hockey team’s drive for a state championship hit a wall on Thursday as the team lost a second-round NJSIAA tournament game to the players from Wall High School.

Wall, seeded No. 10, beat Roxbury 5-3 at the Mennen Sports Arena, a victory that came as an upset since the Gaels were seeded seventh in the Public B playoffs. With the win, ...

In Blowout over Woodbridge, Roxbury Hockey Moves Up in States

RANDOLPH, NJ – The Roxbury High School ice hockey team had an easy time Tuesday moving ahead in state tournament play, trouncing Woodbridge in a game at Aspen Ice.

The Gaels not only shut-out the Barrons but did so overwhelmingly.The score at the final buzzer: Roxbury 10, Woodbridge 0. Roxbury was seeded seventh; Woodbridge was seeded 26th.

The first-round victory in the NJSIAA ...

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