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May 23, 2022

SPARTA ,NJ – The high school boys tennis team has moved to the NJSIAA quarterfinal round after defeating Westwood on the Spartan courts 3-2.  Spartan wins include: First Singles Thomas Schottland 6-0, 6-0 Second Singles Andrew Young 6-2, 6-0 First Doubles Charles Canzoniero 6-4, ...

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SPARTA, NJ- It was the culmination of a season of training for 379 Girls on the Run participants.  It was also the 10 anniversary of the initiative that joins athletic training with motivation for young girls.  Sparta’s Girls on the Run Program Coordinator, Melissa Fagersten, is also stepping ...

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SPARTA, NJ- Playing on the road, fifth seed Sparta boys lacrosse had an easy time against number four seed Wayne Valley on Saturday.  The boys won 14-3 in the North Group 2 quarterfinal round. Joe Buono was in net for the Spartans, stopping 15 from the Indians. Mason Lindsay led the charge ...

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SPARTA, NJ- Sparta baseball lost on the road on Saturday to Waldwick 9-2.  On Friday they got the win when they hosted Kittatinny 7-5. Facing a shutout in the seventh, Sparta battled back with seven runs in the bottom of the sixth for the win. Andrew Daghlian had the only hit of the game- a ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta boys lacrosse are moving to the quarterfinal round of the NJSIAA North Group 2 tournament after stopping the Roxbury 16-4 on Wednesday. Joe Bouno was the winning goalie with five saves.  Nick Curry had time in net as well, with four stops. Adam Wood found the back of the net ...

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SPARTA, NJ-  Sparta girls lacrosse had an easy time getting past River Dell on Wednesday. Their 16-4 win moves them to the quarterfinal round of the NJSIAA North Group 2 tournament.  Katharina Cohen was in net for Sparta stopping eight Hawks shots. Aine Byrne led the Spartans with five goals and ...

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SPARTA, NJ -Sparta softball was edged out by Morris Knolls on Wednesday losing 7-6. Alexa Acker split time pitching for Sparta with Mackenzie Masternak.  Acker went for six innings mowing down 11 allowing only five hits and two walks. Masternack had an inning in the circle getting one K with a ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Girls lacrosse had a big win on Tuesday, defeating Mount Olive 14 -7.  Katharina Cohen was in net for Sparta stopping 10 Marauders’ shots. Uma Kowalski got six past Mount Olive’s goalie. Aine Byrne netted three with two assists.  Norah Monaghan and Leah Moore each scored twice.  ...

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SPARTA, NJ- The high school boys lacrosse team celebrated their senior players this week.  Before they took on Kittatinny, the families met at the center of the field as the boys were honored. Captain Adam Wood was joined by his parents Erin and Jason.  Wood has played lacrosse since third grade ...

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SPARTA, NJ- Sparta softball earned another shutout on Thursday, blanking Chatham 12-0 in five innings. Mackenzie Masternak got the win with 13 Ks, allowing only two free passes to first base. Mason Munier went 3-for-3, scoring three times with two RBIs.  Masternak, Adriannna Remo, Alexa Acker ...

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SPARTA, NJ- Sparta boys lacrosse earned a big win over Kittatinny on Tuesday 16-3. Joe Buono was the winning goalie with six saves.  Nick Curry also had time in net with three saves. The Spartan effort was led by Adam Wood with five goals and five assists.  Ryan Rossi netted three with three ...

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SPARTA, NJ- Sparta boys golf split the matches on Tuesday when they hosted Wallkill Valley and Lenape Valley.  They prevailed over the Patriots 192-207 but fell to the Rangers 182-192 playing nine holes at Lake Mohawk Golf Club. Sparta’s golfers: Jeff Bischoff shot 42, Dylan Barry shot ...

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SPARTA, NJ – After celebrating their seniors, Sparta girls lacrosse ultimately won a hard fought battle against Kittatinny  13-12. Leading the Spartan offense, Leah Moore netted six goals and Uma Kowalski scored five with two assists.  Kowalski was also strong at center field, winning eight ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta baseball came up short against Mount Olive on Tuesday 11-7. Playing at Station Park, three Spartans took a turn on the mound.  Tyler Cox went four innings, Remi Coleman has 1.2 innings work and Jake Hand had the other 1.1 innings on the hill. Tanner Blendinger had a double ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta shut out Mount Olive on Tuesday with a 4-0 finish.  Mackenzie Masternack put together 15 strikeouts and gave up only two walks and one hit. Alexa Acker had a home run driving in three runs. She went 2-for-2 with a walk. Rylee Munier also had an RBI on her ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The 2022 girls lacrosse team honored their seniors on Monday before their game against Kittatinny.  Six athletes were joined at center field by family to be recognized for their time on the team. Norah Monaghan was escorted by her mother Siobhan and her brother Declan.  Monaghan has ...

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SPARTA, NJ- The high school softball shut out North Hunterdon in the semifinal round of the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex tournament on Monday.  Alexa Acker was in the circle for the battle that ended with a 1-0 score in eight innings. Acker threw the whole game allowing only seven hits with five ...

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MENDHAM, NJ – The only Sparta High School team in action on Saturday, boys lacrosse lost to Mendham 11-10.  The rainy cold afternoon was punctuated by a celebration for Ryan Rossi’s 100 point. In just his second year on varsity the junior finished the outing with 104 points with 49 goals and 55 ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta baseball added another to the win column when they blanked Lenape Valley on Thursday.  Colin Kowalski had only five innings work on the mound, getting the win with six strikeouts and only one walk. Matt Maresca, Braden Schappert, Andrew Daghlian and Ryan Calandrillo each put ...

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SPARTA, NJ- The boys lacrosse team will play in the quarterfinal round of the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex tournament after their big win over High Point on Saturday.  Sparta, ranked third, defeated High Point ranked 14 by a 15-3 margin. Playing at home, the Spartans were led by Adam Wood’s six ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta softball, ranked second, will play in the semifinal round of the tri-county tournament after beating seventh rank Pope John on Saturday 7-3. Winning pitcher Mackenzie Masternak was in the circle for Sparta, striking out 17 in seven innings work. She walked nine and gave up only ...

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SPARTA, NJ- Sparta girls lacrosse had an easy time with Hackettstown in the first round of the H/W/S tournament, winning 16-4.  Playing on their home field the third ranked Spartans defeated the 14 ranked Tigers on Saturday, led by Norah Monaghan with six goals. Uma Kowalski netted four with two ...

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SPARTA, NJ- Sparta baseball had an easy time with Wallkill Valley on Friday walking off with a 12-2 victory.  Daniel Maher got the win with five innings work on Sparta’s field in Station Park. Seven Spartans crossed the plate in the short game.  Josh Brancy put up three with two doubles, two ...

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SPARTA, NJ-  It was a high scoring game but Sparta girls lacrosse defeated Montville by six on Thursday.  The Spartans prevailed 19-13 on their home turf.  The girls took control of the game midway through the first half, playing predominantly at their offensive end of the field. The Spartans ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta softball lost their battle against Livingston on Thursday 6-4.  Senior Alexa Acker was in the circle on the Spartan field for seven innings earning eight Ks, giving up only one walk and five hits. Livingston’s pitcher Caitlin Mullen stymied nine batters and gave up only four ...

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SPARTA, NJ- The champion Sparta High School girls basketball team was recognized with a proclamation at the township council meeting on Tuesday night. They were also given Sparta Township challenge coins. "The Sparta Basketball team and their coaching staff were deeply honored to accept the ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School golf has added two to the win column this week.  On Tuesday the Spartans beat the Braves playing at Lake Mohawk Golf Club 184-205. Playing nine holes, par 35,Sparta boys finished in first, third and two tied for fourth. Mike McGovern shot 41, Dylan Barry shot ...

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SPARTA, NJ-  With Alexa Acker on the mound Sparta softball took down High Point on Monday with 7-1 win at home.  Acker went the distance with 12 Ks, allowing only six hits and no free passes. Acker helped secure the win with her work at the plate.  She went 1-for-3 with a double and a walk and ...

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SPARTA, NJ - Spartan baseball made easy work of the Newton Braves on Monday.  The teams battled at Station Park with Charlie Sandgran getting the win for Sparta on five innings work. Sandgran hurled 62 allowing nine hits and earning four strikeouts.  Sparta needed a few innings to warm up.  ...

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SPARTA, NJ - The Sparta Spartan softball  hosted the struggling Kinnelon Colts in an NJAC matchup on Friday. The game was tight until the very end, but the Spartans prevailed in a 3-1 victory. In the circle for the Spartans was Mackenzie “Mac” Masternack. Mac got rolling with the first pitch.

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