Sports

August 17, 2018

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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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School baseball team on Monday easily beat  Old Tappan in NJSIAA North Jersey Section 1, Group 3 tournament first round action. The Gaels jumped out to an early 5-1 lead in the first inning with five base hits, four coming consecutively. They added three more in ...

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ROXBURY, NJ –The pinging of aluminum bats, baseballs flying and the smell of a barbeque set the scene for the Fifth Annual Landon Monro Baseball Tournament in Succasunna on Sunday. The event has changed over the years - now gathering more sponsors than ever according to organizers. Despite ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - (Note: A prior version of this story incorrectly said tomorrow's game was a state tournament championship contest.) The Roxbury High School girls lacrosse team on Tuesday can win a shot at a state tournament group championship. To get there, the team needs to defeat Summit, the ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School baseball team won its 14th game on Friday, rolling over Watchung Hills 9-1 at home. Offensively, Roxbury did its damage early, scoring twice in the second inning and then five more times in the third to take an early 7-0 lead. Roxbury’s Will Findlay had ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School girls lacrosse team will face Millburn on Thursday in a quarterfinal state tournament game. Both Roxbury and Millburn clobbered their Round 1 opponents earlier this week. The fifth-seeded Gaels beat twelfth-seeded Middletown South 14-4. Fourth-seeded ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School track and field team has qualified to compete at the New Balance Championship in North Carolina but the athletes need help getting there. In a request for donations, girls team captain Karly Forker said the event, in Greensboro, N.C. "is the highest level of ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Roxbury High School pitcher Donovan Brady on Monday pitched a 7-inning shut-out against Parsippany Hills, a victory that brought the Gaels' record to 13-7-1. Roxbury scored two runs in the second inning and a third in the fifth while Brady did his part to keep the Vikings off ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ  - For the second time since 2007, the County College of Morris (CCM) golf team - which includes freshman Nick Axelson of Roxbury, has won both the conference and region championships in the same season, earning it a place in the national championship. The Titans' overall record for ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Four Roxbury High School track stars who became Group 3 state champions - seniors Jess Cammarata and Karly Forker along with juniors Bridget Doherty and Jordan Morris were honored recently by the township school board. “It’s another great day to be a Gael,” said Roxbury High School ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - It's always nice to win on Senior Day, but that wasn't in the cards Wednesday for the Roxbury High School baseball team. Roxbury put up a good fight, but ended up losing 4-1 to Governor Livingston High School of Berkeley Heights. Tied 1-1 into the 7th inning, the Gaels couldn't ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School baseball team earned its 12th victory Tuesday by defeating Bloomfield 5-3. Roxbury jumped out to an early 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. Following a lead-off walk by Jared Schimenti and a single by Andy Axelson, Michael Roumes smacked a 2-RBI ...

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ROCKAWAY, NJ - Roxbury and Morris Knolls battled it out Monday evening in high school baseball action and Roxbury prevailed with a 2-1 victory propelled by home-runs.  Gaels pitcher Donovan Brady mixed up his pitches well as he went the distance for Roxbury, striking out four and limiting Morris ...

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