Sports

May 1, 2021

ROXBURY, NJ — In need of money, the Roxbury High School ice hockey team is hosting its bi-annual shredding event. The event will take place Saturday, May 8 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Eisenhower Middle School The paper shredding drive helps the team offset the high costs of playing hockey and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — With a trouncing of Kittatinny on Wednesday, the Roxbury High School softball team attained a 4-1 record on the season, a level of success that deserves a better place to play, asserts one member of the Roxbury School Board. Board member Joseph Bocchino spoke up at Monday’s board ...

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ROXBURY, NJ -- The Roxbury High School baseball team won its season opener in dramatic fashion on Monday, beating Chatham with a 3-run, walk-off homer by senior Justin Kurbansade. The homer came with two outs in the seventh inning, lifting the Gaels over the Cougars 5-2. Kurbansade collected ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Roxbury High School’s spring sports athletes — forced by COVID-19 school closings to sit out last year — are headed this week for their first taste of competition since 2019. With their Spring Break scrimmages out of the way, the spring sports participants are scheduled to begin ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Updated version. Coming off a “very strong” practice on Saturday morning, the Roxbury High School volleyball team was ready for the state tournament, said its coach on Monday. He was right. The team began “states” play at home later in the day and handily defeated Wayne Hills ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Despite losing to graduation three seniors, including powerhouse Tiffany Zieba, the Roxbury High School gymnastics team has yet to be beaten this season. The team has a 3-0 record heading into its meet today against Indian Hills. So far, the Gaels have defeated Montclair, Clifton ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Headed to Sussex County on Thursday to take on Newton, the Roxbury High School wrestling team hopes to bring its record on the season to 3-1. Coming off a 66-9 trouncing of another Sussex County team, Lenape Valley, on March 19, the Gaels will take on the Braves at 6 p.m. Roxbury’s ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Delayed six months due to COVID-19, the Roxbury High School volleyball team’s season got off to a good start this week with a victory Tuesday over Mount Olive. The 2-1 win saw senior Hayley Miller rack up 12 service points while classmate Juliana Medini and junior Isabella Chan ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Money paid by organizations renting the new turf field at Horseshoe Lake Park will soon go directly into the trust fund that helped pay for the field. Currently, fees collected for use of the turf field in Succasunna go into the township’s “general fund.” Under the new plan, the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School girls swim team evened-up its record Wednesday with a victory over The Academy of St. Elizabeth. The 100-70 win over the Panthers brought the Gaels to 2-2 on the season. Roxbury swimmers Isabella DiPasquale, Chloe Amadori, Camila Gil and Anna Anikiej ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Having started the season with four consecutive wins, but then losing the next three games, the Roxbury High School ice hockey team needed a win. It got one Tuesday with an 8-1 pounding of Montville. The 5-3 Gaels dominated the 1-2-1 Mustangs, barring any scoring until the final ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School boy's basketball team lost its first game of the season Saturday, a loss in which its - West Morris High School - maintained its undefeated status. Playing in Chester, the Gaels lost 42-37 to the Wolfpack. The defeat brings Roxbury's record to 4-1 and West ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School boys basketball team on Tuesday maintained its undefeated record by beating Morristown. The team stands at fourth in the 39-team Northwest Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) and first in its division.  Playing away, the Gaels dominated the Colonials in a ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School boys basketball team will attempt today to extend its undefeated record when it takes on Morristown, a team it hasn’t beaten in at least seven years. This year could be different, as the Gaels have a 3-0 record while the Colonials are now 1-4. Roxbury ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School ice hockey team remained undefeated Monday after beating Morristown at Mennen Sports Arena. Roxbury improved to 3-0 and made a statement win with the 5-2 victory. The Colonials dropped to 2-2 on the season. The Gaels, of the Halvorsen Division, got off to ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School ice hockey team won its second game of the year on Friday, defeating the new KSJ United team composed of players from Kinnelon, Sparta and Jefferson. The Gaels rode a 3-goal third period to a 4-1 final score. United held its own against the Gaels for most of ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – (Updated 3:36 p.m.) Some Roxbury High School ice hockey player parents don’t understand the logic behind Gov. Phil Murphy’s refusal to allow them to watch their kids' games. Murphy's COVID-19 executive order essentially allows only players and coaches inside ice rinks for high ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School ice hockey team on Friday started the season right with a dominating win over West Morris. The 4-0 Gaels victory, at Mennen Arena in Morristown, saw senior Nick Thomas score two goals and make one assist while classmates forward Joe Eible and forward Jake ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - A Roxbury High School soccer player is collecting pre-owned soccer equipment to send to a soccer-oriented charity in the Philippines. The player, Clarence Ong, has collected hundreds of items, including cleats, futsal shoes, jerseys, balls, shin guards and socks. He's sent multiple ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School’s cross-country team’s end-of-season honors were recently announced. The following team members received All-Conference honors. First Team All-Conference: Nate Hajel, Thomas Schulz, Gabby Daskalova, and Madison Gargiulo. Second Team All-Conference: ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – (Corrected version) Five Roxbury High School athletes were among the players recognized recently by Morris County high school girls soccer coaches who created a top-22 list, named an all-county team and bestowed some honorable mentions. Making the top-22 list was Roxbury senior ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Two Roxbury High School coaching icons, Jim Fiorello (1973 – 1989) and Frank Dekmar (1983 – 2017), will soon be inducted into the New Jersey Scholastic Coaches Association (NJSCA) Hall of Fame. The NJSCA, in cooperation with the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School football team escaped having a winless season Thursday with a season finale victory over Chatham. Playing at home, the Gaels defeated the Cougars 7-0. The touchdown, late in the third quarter, came on a 1-yard run by senior Jacob Fichter. Luke Schabel put ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Concern about COVID-19 today prompted officials to postpone most Roxbury winter sports and to cancel others altogether. At the high school level, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) announced the delay of all winter sports and the cancellation of all ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School girls soccer team this week won its first 2020 state tournament game and will try to keep going in the tournament with competition on Wednesday. Playing at home Monday, the six-seeded, 8-1-4 Gaels defeated Morris Hills 1-0 in the contest, the first round of ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Three Roxbury High School seniors this week signed letters of intent to attend  and play sports at Division 1 universities. The students, Jack Findlay, Justin Bosland and Thomas Shulz, signed the commitment documents on National Letter of Intent Signing Day. Findlay committed to ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Chalk it up to character building: The Roxbury High School football team on Friday continued its winless season with a blowout defeat to Montville The 0-6 Gaels fell behind early in the game, a contest that saw Mustangs quarterback Blaine Franc complete a 55-yard pass to Anthony ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School football team on Friday not only gave a South Jersey team a place to play, it also gave it a win. The Gaels lost 26-7 to the Clearview Regional High School Pioneers, a Gloucester County team that traveled more than 100 miles to participate in the contest.

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ROXBURY, NJ – It will be a 2-hour-long bus ride to Succasunna today for the Clearview Regional High School Pioneers. But at the end of the 113-mile excursion there will be a football game, and that means everything, said Clearview Athletic Director Mike Vicente. Due to COVID-19 cancelations, the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Still seeking its first victory, the Roxbury High School football team suffered a 35-0 defeat Friday to Mount Olive. Playing at home, the 0-4 Gaels were outgunned by the undefeated Marauders whose victory included a 44-yard touchdown pass by quarterback Gavin Lockwood to AJ McKay ...

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