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Roxbury School Board Recognizes Retirees & Athletes

June 17, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Township Board of Education recently recognized 30 professional and support staff members who retired throughout the 2016/2017 school year. Collectively, they contributed 460 years to the education and support of the students in Roxbury and 593 years in education overall.

The Roxbury administration and board of education wished all retirees the best of luck in their ...

Annual Roxbury 5K, Sans Roxbury High School Seniors, Draws 600 Runners

ROXBURY, NJ – 90-degree weather didn’t stop people from running in this year’s Roxbury Community 5K on June 12, but maybe the Roxbury High School senior prom did.

About 600 people participated in the annual event, sweating their way through 3.1 miles of Succasunna roads, said race organizer Jim Schulz. There were about 20 more participants in last year's race, he ...

Roxbury Middle School Boys Track Wins First Place

ROXBURY, NJ -  The Eisenhower Middle School’ boys track team took first place in the Greater Morris County Junior Schools Conference Track Championship in Whippany last week.

The EMS boys that competed in the June 1 competition were Max Annis, Jeremy Hajel, Hweeho Lim, Ben McDonald, Brandon Salmon, Thomas Schulz, Richard Segrave, Cameron Sonzogni and Tyler Wong.

Roxbury Rugby Girls Compete in National Championships

ROXBURY, NJ - The Morris Lady Lions, a rugby team that includes three players from Roxbury, competed in the USA Rugby High School National Championships in Elkhart, IN last week.

Roxbury’s Jessica Nagie, Kelsey Joyce and Alie Ramage were starters for the team, which arrived in Elkhart seeded 6th out of the eight top teams from across the country in Division ...

18-8 Roxbury Baseball Season Ends with State Tournament Loss

HILLSDALE, NJ – The Roxbury High School baseball team’s season, and its hopes for a state championship, came to a damp end on March 30 when it lost a state tournament semifinal game to Pascack Valley High School.

After a promising start in which the Gaels opened the scoring with two runs in the second inning, fifth-seeded Roxbury fought hard but couldn’t overcome a fifth ...

Roxbury Boys Lacrosse Falls to Summit in Hard Fought State Final

SUMMIT, NJ - Despite playing a tremendous first half, which saw it build a 3-goal lead, the second-seeded Roxbury High School boys lacrosse team was eventually caught and passed by top-seeded Summit, falling 6-5 in the NJSIAA North, Group 3 Final.

The Gaels, who concluded a stellar season with a 19-4 record, failed to score in the second half of the May 27 game and a goal by Summit's Chris ...

Roxbury Baseball Beats West Essex, Moves to State Semifinals

ROXBURY, NJ – It’s on to the state semifinals for the Roxbury High School baseball team which didn’t let a 2-run West Essex homer in the first inning stop it from winning the May 26 quarter-final game.

The Gaels, who won 8-4, didn’t take long to respond. After coming back quickly with three runs of its own to end the inning up 3-2, Roxbury kept up the pressure as ...

In a Roxbury High School First, Boys Lacrosse Reaches State Finals

ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School boys lacrosse team on Wednesday beat Princeton and made history in doing so: The Gaels, for the first time, made it to the finals in state tournament play.

Roxbury’s 6-5 defeat of Princeton in the semifinal match came with only a few seconds left when Matt Dancsecs broke a 5-5 tie for a dramatic victory in a tight game. Dancsecs’s goal ...

Roxbury's Alexis Smith Named 2017 NJSIAA Scholar Athlete of the Year

ROXBURY, NJ -  Roxbury High School senior Alexis Smith was recently named the 2017 NJSIAA Scholar Athlete of the Year.

This award is given to a student who competes at a high level on a varsity sport, has a high grade point average, and exhibits outstanding school and community citizenship. Smith is on the high school's track team.

In attendance were coaches Derek Bischoff and ...

Roxbury Golf Wins 3rd Sectional Championship

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Golf Team avenged an earlier season loss to Randolph on May 22 to win its third straight conference county championship.  

The team won 164-167 at Flanders Gold thanks to a fantastic 35 shot by senior captain Tom Fleming.

The team is currently 13-4.

 

 

 

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