Sports

May 29, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Boys Lacrosse team did not get a chance to compete on the field this season, thanks to COVID-19. But that didn't stop the program from celebrating its graduating seniors. Coach Chris Blough and the Roxbury Lacrosse Parents Association (RLPA) put together a virtual ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury’s tennis courts, closed since March 16 due to concerns about COVID-19, reopened today with several restrictions, said Roxbury Township Manager John Shepherd. Roxbury has public tennis courts at Kiwanis Park and Berkshire Valley Park. The manager’s announcement came three ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School senior Camryn Lang has committed to play softball for Lock Haven University in the fall.  Lang will be studying in the Pre-Physician Assistant Program while playing for the Division II school in Lock Haven, PA. She was the starting catcher for the Gaels, ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The 2020 version of the annual Lake Hopatcong Block Party at Hopatcong State Park in Landing will take place on a weekend in October that will also feature the annual Lake Loop run/paddle/bike event. The Block Party was supposed to take place May 9 but was canceled in March due to ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Ledgewood resident Roberta Groner, a world-class marathoner, is planning to run a “Virtual Pittsburgh Marathon” past five Bergen County hospitals May 3 to raise money for hospital workers battling COVID-19. Groner has raised more than $2,000 so far through a GoFundMe site. On the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - When it comes to fundraising, the Roxbury High School Baseball Parents Club is pretty successful. That's evidenced by the long list of contributors that adorn two banners displayed at all home games at the high school each year. It was almost time to hang the 2020 banners. Then ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Eighth-seeded Roxbury High School wrestler Luke Stanich, a freshman, made it to the podium at the NJSIAA state wrestling championships on Friday, the first Roxbury wrestler to get that far since 2014. Stanich defeated Nico Calello of Watchung Hills - the top-seeded wrestler in the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury school administrators threw a change-up this year to Landon Monro, the founder of the annual Landon Monro Stand Up to Cancer charity baseball tournament: They moved the date of the high school graduation ceremony from June 24 to June 19, the night before the long-planned ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Two local medical professionals, experts on sports injuries, will present valuable information next month to parents and coaches of athletes of all sports and ages. This seminar takes place at Roxbury High School on March 12 at 7 p.m. Injury prevention and treatment will be ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School ice hockey team on Saturday lost its quest for the Halvorsen Cup, falling to Mendham at Mennen Arena. The Gaels were defeated 4-2. Roxbury's goals were made by Kevin Keane and Nick Hefferle. Goaltender Ryan Callahan made 19 saves during the game. The ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School ice hockey team beat Vernon 7-1 on Wednesday night in a Halvorsen Cup semi-final contest at Mennen Arena, a win that sets up the team for a shot at the coveted trophy on Saturday. Tough, aggressive play - led by two hat tricks and outstanding goaltending - ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - With a win Sunday night, the Roxbury High School ice hockey team ended its regular season, beating Southern Regional 4-0, and emerged as the points leader of its division. The victory gave the team a 12-8-2 record for the season as it heads into the state tournament semifinals on ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School Boys Basketball team on Tuesday bested Montville 59-37 and advanced its record to an impressive 14-4. In front of their home crowd, the Gaels got off to a great start and finished the first quarter with a score of 21-9. By halftime, they were up 33-22 and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School cheerleaders placed ninth in the nation last weekend at a prestigious competition in Florida The team competed in the United Cheerleaders Association (UCA) National High School Cheerleading Championships which took place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School boys basketball team on Saturday advanced in the Morris County Tournament by defeating Morris Hills.’ Led by senior Brian Nichols, who racked-up 18 points, the Gaels - seeded sixth - beat the Scarlet Knights, seeded eleventh - by a score of 51-43. Roxbury ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - A 2-2 tie with Mendham on Saturday ended the Roxbury High School ice hockey team’s regular season, leaving the Gaels first in their division - at least for now - with a record of 11-7-2. But that spot at the top of the heap is in jeopardy; Roxbury’s fate in the Halvorsen Division ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School student William Fulton set out to raise $1,000 at a golf tournament he organized in October. When the event ended and the donations were tallied, Fulton found he'd surpassed that goal by $700. Fulton, a senior, organized a Children’s Cancer Research Charity Golf ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury High School Basketball Coach Joe Ansaldi, joined by Coach Drury and the boys varsity basketball team, hosted 40 boys from grades 4 through 8 for the team's MLK Day Basketball Clinic at Roxbury High School on Jan. 20. This annual event didn’t disappoint, as the boys ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School Boys Basketball team defeated the Boonton Bombers on Thursday with a comfortable result of 49-36. Leading the scoring once again was Kyle Haegele who tallied 18 points. Adding significantly to the victory was Brian Nichols, with 11 of his own, and Trevor ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School ice hockey team takes on Randolph today, possibly supercharged by a win over Mount Olive in a dramatic game on Sunday. Randolph has won four of the last five encounters between the two teams. The Gaels' last victory against the Rams came in January ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - A first-period hat-trick performance by Nick Thomas led the Roxbury High School ice hockey team to its ninth victory Thursday as the team defeated Vernon. The Gaels got off to a fast start en route to the 6-3 victory led by Thomas' three goals. Thomas' first was unassisted, and the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury Youth Ice Hockey goalie Mikey Guadagnino, who attends Eisenhower Middle School, last weekend won the Goalie Challenge at the CAN/AM youth hockey tournament in Montreal. Playing with his NJ Devils Youth Hockey Team, Guadagnino, 12, gave up only one goal in the first round.

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ROXBURY, NJ - Having lost its three prior contests, the Roxbury High School Ice hockey team returned to winning on Sunday, defeating West Morris 8-1 at Aspen Ice. The Gaels had a great team effort, led by Nick Hefferle, who contributed three goals and an assist. Joe Carey added a goal and two ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School boys basketball team's win streak continued Thursday as the team defeated Morris Hills 56-34 after holding a comfortable lead for the majority of the game. With the win - the team's fifth consecutive victory, the Gaels advanced their record to 9-2 for the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School ice hockey team returned to the win column Tuesday night with a hard-fought team effort. The much-needed win against Kinnelon came after two poorly-played losses last week to Ramapo and Madison. Although they fell behind 1-0 in the first period in Tuesday's ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School Boys Basketball Team on Friday pulled off an epic comeback to defeat Morristown Beard 47-45. After trailing for the entirety of the first three quarters, the Gaels took the lead in the fourth and held on for a dramatic finish. This victory was truly a team ...

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ROXBURY,NJ - The Roxbury High School boys basketball team came away with a big win Saturday after an overtime thriller at home. The Gaels beat Sparta 56-52 after holding on during regulation to force the extra session. Kyle Haegele once again led the team in points as he scored 21 in total.

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School boys basketball team advanced its record to 2-0 Thursday as it defeated Whippany Park 57-47 at home. Kyle Haegele dominated the offensive side of the game, tallying 18 total points. Not far behind him was Trevor Napoliello who added 14 to the score. On ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School hockey team posted a dominating win Monday in its second game of the holiday tournament. In a game against River Dell that could have been over in the first period were it not for a wall erected by their opponents goalie, the Gaels secured a 4-0 ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School ice hockey team enjoyed a 5-2 Holiday Tournament win Saturday against West Essex. It took the Gaels only 24 seconds to get on the scoreboard when Kevin Keane pushed to the front of the net for an unassisted goal. It was a lead that lasted only a few minutes, ...

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