Sports

September 21, 2018

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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ROXBURY, NJ - The upcoming U18 Fistball World Championships, taking place at Horseshoe Lake Park, are not expected to cause any major traffic problems for Roxbury, said Roxbury Township Manager John Shepherd today. Although the international event, which runs July 11 through July 15, will bring ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - School's out for summer, but before that happened the Roxbury School Board took some time to hear from, and congratulate the educators and athletes involved in Roxbury High School's spring sports successes. At the recent meeting, Roxbury Schools Director of Athletics Stuart Mason ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The organizers of the upcoming U18 Fistball World Championships, an international even taking place in Succasunna, are seeking volunteers to work with visitors from across the globe. Werner Adam, the northeast regional director for the United States Fistball Association (USFA), ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School sports’ "No. 1 fan," Eddie McCarthy, turned 75 last week, a milestone celebrated June 16 with a surprise birthday party at the Knights of Columbus hall in Netcong. Family, friends, coaches and players joined at the party to shower McCarthy with affection and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The MSC Roxbury Ruckus Elite U9 Girls soccer team certainly lived up to its name this spring soccer season; It finished the season undefeated and in first place. The girls won their U10 division despite the fact that every player is only nine years old or younger. The teams only ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Collin Frost of Randolph blasted through the annual Roxbury Community Benefit 5K race today and crossed the finish line with a time of 15.20. Afterward, not really seeming all that winded, the 25-year-old said he and the other top runners – including Succasunna’s Justin Scheid and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School Seniors Karly Forker and Michael Roumes were named 2018 Morris County Scholar Athletes by the Morris County Secondary Schools Athletic Directors Association. They received their awards at a May 23 ceremony at the Hanover Manor. Karly and Michael were also named ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School baseball season ended Tuesday in disappointing fashion as the Gaels lost 1-0 to Somerville in a NJSIAA Group 3 semifinal game. Roxbury did not go down easy, enduring a pitcher's duel that saw an excellent performance by its man on the mound, Donovan Brady, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The pitching skills of freshman Jack Findlay today carried the Roxbury High School baseball team to a NJSIAA North 1 Group 3 Final victory as the Gaels beat defending champions Pascack Valley 5-2. Findlay threw a 4-hitter against the No. 3 seeded Indians. He got nine strikeouts ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Flying high on the stellar pitching of senior Donovan Brady, the Roxbury High School baseball team on Tuesday defeated Montville and advanced to a state tournament group section final game. The 4-0 win over the Mustangs means the Gaels will take on Pascack Valley on Friday. That ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School baseball team beat Ramapo on Thursday to advance in state tournament play, a win that sets up the third-seeded Gaels to take on second-seeded Montville in semi-final action on Tuesday. Roxbury defeated sixth-seeded Ramapo 6-2, riding high on a great ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The Roxbury High School girls lacrosse team ended its season with a nice win over its rivals from Randolph on Wednesday. Despite losing its shot at a state championship, due to a 16-4 defeat on Tuesday to Summit in state Tournament action, the Gaels bounced back to beat Randolph ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Twenty five student-athletes from Roxbury High School recently participated in a signing ceremony committing to play their respective sports at the NCAA collegiate level. Roxbury High School Athletic Director Stuart Mason congratulated the athletes for their hard work in giving ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School denior Emma Karnitsky was honored recently at the 25th Annual NJSIAA Scholar/Athlete Awards Program in Edison. Karnitsky was named the 2017/2018 NJSIAA Scholar Athlete and awarded a $500 scholarship. She is ranked in the top ten of her class and lettered in both ...

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