Sports

November 2, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School football team came out on top Thursday in a post-regular-season game against Plainfield. The NJSIAA crossover game - a type of consolation game made available to teams that don't make it into the state tournament - saw the Gaels defeat the Cardinals ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School football team's season ended Friday with a loss to West Morris Central at home on Senior Night. The Gaels' 27-14 loss left their season record at 2-6 and their eyes aimed on a better record next year. The Wolfpack was first to get on the scoreboard with a ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The new Roxbury High School gymnastics team was narrowly beaten Tuesday in league championship competition, losing to Montclair. The Gaels total of 100.575 wasn’t enough to beat Montclair’s 100.625, but coach Tara Liska said she was pleased with the performance. “The girls went ...

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Mouht Olive, NJ - The Roxbury High School football team fought hard Friday night but lost 6-0 against Mount Olive. The away-game loss brings the Gaels' record to 2-5.  Mount Olive got its six points with a 3rd Period touchdown by Flynn Brown. It was 0-0 until the Marauders No. 2 broke ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The inaugural Roxbury High School gymnastics team wrapped up its regular season on Oct. 12 with a meet against Indian Hills High School where the girls stuck another win in the books beating Indian Hills 99.05 to 89.7. Tiffany Zieba was the leading point scorer, earning the highest ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Despite scoring first and eventually racking up 24 points, the Roxbury High School football team on Friday lost to Morris Knolls. The 34-24 defeat came on the Gaels' home field during the team's annual homecoming game. It leaves Roxbury with a 2-4 record so far. With the Gaels ...

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ROXBURY, N.J. - By October, summer’s roar of activity at Hopatcong State Park in Landing fades to little more than the whisper of windswept leaves scraping along pavement. But some days are exceptions. The sixth annual Lake Loop, which took place Oct. 7 at the park, pulled in several hundred ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury community is invited to attend an Oct. 20 ceremony honoring the Tardive family for its role in starting youth football in the township 60 years ago. The ceremony will take place around 6 p.m. at the Horseshoe Lake Park football field before the Roxbury Jr. Gaels varsity ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – It's been a season of challenges, growth and upbeat attitude for the Roxbury High School volleyball team,which reached 8-8 on Oct. 5 with a win over Kinnelon in a Morris County Tournament (MCT) first-round match,  The team, which takes on Jefferson today, will face West Morris on ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The Randolph High School football team celebrated homecoming Friday by showing no mercy to its rival neighbors from Roxbury, running out to 26-0 halftime lead, and then cruising to a 33-0 victory to move to 6-0 on the season. The loss, which came on the heels of a Sept. 29 35-12 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School field hockey team today beat Butler in a Morris County Tournament preliminary round game. The Gaels beat the Bulldogs 4-1 in a game that saw two goals by Emily Stanich and a goal each by Jenna Segrave and Taylor Woolford. In addition to the goals, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Steve Alford and the Roxbury Rotary Club have launched a GoFundMe effort to raise money for Joyce Bambach, a veteran sports photographer who is battling cancer. The site hopes to raise $30,000 on behalf of Bambach. It says that Bambach, who has been snapping photos of high school ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - In a matchup between two 1-2 teams fighting to reach.500, it was Roxbury who would get there Saturday by defeating Morristown 35-12. The story of the game was turnovers, penalties and the inability by Morristown to stop the run, which allowed Roxbury to dominate. On the first ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Scrimmages for Roxbury High School’s fall sports began this week and Roxbury High School Athletics Director Stu Mason is optimistic about the upcoming season. Many of last year’s Roxbury teams lost star players to graduation, but Mason said there are plenty of veteran athletes ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Hoses, soapy sponges and piles towels lined the driveway at Eisenhower Middle School on Saturday as the Roxbury High School girls soccer team attacked some dirty cars for its annual fundraising car wash.  After so many rainy, dreary weekends, the girls got a very needed assist from ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A long-discussed change to recreation softball for Roxbury and Mount Arlington – essentially a combination of the two programs – is underway and proponents have high hopes. The change means Roxbury girls, who formerly played in the Babe Ruth softball league, have joined their Mount ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Bikes lined the parking lot, balloons hung over the finish, water reflected eager faces and kids waited for the whistle to blow. The sixth annual Tri Harder Triathlon in Roxbury took place Thursday at Horseshoe Lake Park in Succasunna. Roxbury officials and employees organized the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Thanks to the Roxbury Board of Education, Roxbury High School Baseball Coach Greg Trotter and an energetic player, the Roxbury Royals summer league baseball team got to use the high school diamond Wednesday and win a league championship. The game, featuring the Roxbury Royals and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Under the hot Succasunna sun, players pushed themselves to their limits Sunday as the the U18 Fistball Championships closed out a 4-day run at Horseshoe Lake with Germany taking home the gold in the women’s division, and Brazil winning it in the men’s division. Despite rain earlier ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - On Friday nights during its season, the Roxbury High School football team plays under the lights.  But on Friday, July 13, the team shined a light on its generosity. The Gaels donated their time and strength to help build a house for Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit organization ...

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