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December 11, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - He broke the school's single-season rushing record -- passing some Hilltopper legends in the process -- and now Summit High School senior running back Max Jackson has been named to the 'Jersey Sports Zone All-State' football team's offensive unit. Jersey Sports Zone is an ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Hilltopper alum Michael Badgley of the Los Angeles Chargers has set a new record for the longest field goal in team history. Badgley connected from 59 yards -- with a few yards to spare -- as the first half ended in the 'Bolts game versus the Cincinnati Bengals at the Stub Hub Center ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Freshman Chris Magovern had two goals as the Summit High School Boys Varsity Ice Hockey Team defeated Governor Livingston 3-2 at the Warinanco Skating Center. The win, which improves Summit's 2019-20 record to 4-0, was hard-earned as the Hilltoppers built a 3-0 lead late in the second ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Basketball program is inviting the community to a special event celebrating the life and legacy of a very special man. The inaugural 'Pete Tierney Memorial Holiday Tournament' will take place at Summit High School on Thursday. December 27, and Friday, ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Three Hilltopper goals in less than three minutes of the third period proved decisive as the Summit High School Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Team defeated Kent Place School 6-2 at the Warinanco Skating Center. The win improves the Maroon and White's record to 4-1 on the season. Junior ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - After a season in which they reached the Union County Tournament semifinals, before falling in double-overtime, and defeated both Scotch Plains-Fanwood and Westfield, seven members of the Summit High School Girls Varsity Soccer Team have received post-season honors. At the Union ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Using a mix of strong puck possession, stingy defense and timely scoring, the Summit High School Boys Varsity Ice Hockey Team dumped Westfield 4-1 at the Warinanco Skating Center, the Hilltoppers' third consecutive win to open their 2018-19 season. Freshman goalie Grant McCormack ...

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PITTSBURGH, PA - Former Summit High School football star Michael Badgley is kicking and the fans of the Los Angeles Chargers are screaming with joy. The Class of 2012 alum drilled a 29-yard field goal as time expired to give his team a 33-30 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on December 2.

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RANDOLPH, NJ - A hat trick from freshman Leah Rubinshteyn and a pair of tallies from sophomore Caroline Sharpe fueled the Summit High School Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Team to a 5-2 victory at Randolph, the Maroon and White's third win in-a-row to open their 2018-19 season. Senior Julia ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Junior Tom Pryymak scored three goals and freshman Grant McCormack earned the first shutout of his Hilltopper career as the Summit High School Boys Varsity Ice Hockey Team defeated Livingston 4-0 at the Codey Ice Arena. Special teams played a key role in the Maroon and White ...

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8 Oak Knoll seniors sign letters of intent to continue athletics in college SUMMIT, NJ - Hilltop City residents Sara McKenna and Caitlin McHale are part of a group of eight Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child seniors who have confirmed their continued commitment to athletic competition by signing ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Outshooting their opponents 39-15, the Summit High School Boys Varsity Ice Hockey Team began their 2019-20 season with a 2-1 victory over Montclair at Warinanco Skating Center. First-period goals from sophomore Greg Spitznagel and junior Jake Puskar gave the Maroon and White a 2-0 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A quartet of Summit High School student athletes -- Jack Bunting, Katia Carnevale, Anna Griffith and Anna Huntley-Robertson -- have announced their next-level destinations, where each will pursue the next stage of their academic and sports careers. The student-athletes and their ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - In football, every team aspires to play in a bowl game. In fact, the goal of going 'bowling' -- and the level of qualifying wins it takes at the collegiate level to do just that -- has spawned the term 'bowl eligible', verbiage that is ubiquitous this time of year in and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - All year long fans of the Summit High School Varsity Football Team have behind their squad, rooting them on to victory after victory, a 10-1 season, and a NJSIAA North 2, Group 3 title. Tomorrow, when Summit takes on Ramapo in a first-ever NJSIAA Group 3 'Bowl Game', the Maroon and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Cue the Zamboni, as the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend means that the annual Summit High School Ice Hockey Alumni game is about to take the ice at the Beacon Hill Club (BHC). Hilltoppers hockey legends of days gone by will strap on the blades November 24 for eh 6:45 puck ...

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SUMMIT, H.S. -- The Summit High School athletic department will tomorrow (Nov. 21) sell tickets to the Hilltopers' first-ever 'Bowl Game', a November 24 match-up against Ramapo at MetLife Stadium. Kick-off at the home of the NFL's Giants and Jets is set for 10 a.m. Tickets, priced at $9 for ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - While there is some doubt to its origin and authorship, the saying "all good things come to those who wait" is a tried and true proverb, a turn of phrase that was once again proven salient in the Summit High School Varsity Football Team's NJSIAA North 2, Group 3 title game match-up ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - In the wake of the here comes winter snowstorm that wreaked nearly unprecedented havoc on roads during the prime commuting hours on November 15 and left the Hilltop City blanketed in several inches of the white stuff, the Summit High School Varsity Football Team's NJSIAA North 2, Group ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit 4th / 5th Grade Youth Football Team is on their way to the New Jersey Suburban Youth Football League (NJSYFL) 'Super Bowl' after defeating Somerset Hills 20-14 to claim the National Conference Title. The boys from the 07901 will face American Conference Champs Old Bridge in ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Senior captain Max Jackson and juniors Joe Lusardi and Evan Deutsch have been named Salerno Duane Summit High School Football Players of the Game for their roles in the Hilltoppers' NJSIAA North 2, Group 3 semifinal 51-14 smashing of Montville. Jackson tore off several big runs as ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The U.S. National Weather Service defines gale force winds as being between 34-47 knots, or 39-54 miles per hour. While it was, indeed, a very blustery day, the winds swirling above Investors Bank Field during the Summit High School Varsity Football Team's NJSIAA North 2, Group 3 ...

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TINTON FALLS, NJ - The Summit Soccer Club’s (SSC) Boys and Girls U13 teams each enjoyed magical state cup runs, with the boys 'Summit City' squad becoming the first team to in Club history to win the tournament, and the girls 'Summit Freedom' team only the third SSC unit to reach the ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Summit High School Gymnastics season drew to a close with the Hilltoppers -- competing against 65 individuals from 15 teams -- taking fifth place at the NJSIAA North Sectionals. Host school Bishop Ahr (112.95) claimed the top spot, followed by Old Bridge (108.925), ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Senior Ryan Reigle and sophomore Austin Groce have been named Salerno Duane Summit High School Football Players of the Game for their roles in the Hilltoppers' playoff-opening 57-39 victory over Voorhees. Reigle set the offensive tone for the home team -- and the game -- when he ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Like a prize fight between boxers of contrasting styles, the Summit High School Varsity Football Team floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee, landing numerous haymakers to the metaphorical jaw of Voorhees, knocking the Vikings to the canvas several times, causing a few standing ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - It was one up and one down for the two Summit High School teams competing in the NJSIAA playoffs yesterday, with the Boys Varsity Soccer Team advancing to the second round and the Varsity Field Hockey Team seeing their season draw to a close. Hilltoppers Roll at Ferris There ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Varsity Football Team has received the number one seed in the NJSIAA North 2, Group 3 playoffs, ensuring home field advantange for the first three rounds of the post-season should they continue to advance. Summit will begin their journey for state glory by ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The offense was productive and powerful, and the defense was punishing and parsimonious. The result was an emphatic 44-0 victory for the Summit High School Varsity Football Team at Immaculata, a win which sends the 7-1 Hilltoppers to the playoffs with the wind of a two-game winning ...

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SOMERVILE, NJ - Despite a nor'easter approaching -- the early effects of which were forecast to arrive as early as 10 p.m. Friday night -- the Summit High School Varsity Football Team's game versus Immaculata at Somerville High School saw its start time nudged back to 7:15 p.m. to allow for the ...

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