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July 1, 2022

WAYNE, NJ – Gavin Morais made his game-winning at-bat count as the Wayne PAL 8U Wolfpack team defeated Rockaway Township in dramatic fashion on a rainy Wednesday night, June 22.  The win marked the first time an 8U Wayne PAL team won the District Championship in the last eight years. The game ...

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WAYNE, NJ – On a perfect, early summer evening, eight teams came together to compete for the most sought-after prize ever offered on June 28, 2022 in the parking lot of the Village Inn: The title of Best Cornhole Team in Wayne. Oh, and the $1,000 in prizes up for grabs, donated by league sponsors ...

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WAYNE, NJ – For the first time in the program’s history, a 10U Wayne Boys & Girls Club girls softball team reached the championship finals. The game was neck-and-neck, and ended in a tie, but the teams decided to play on to crown a champion. Here’s how it went down. The official name for the ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Recently, Wayne native, Justin Shackil, stepped up to the radio mic and broadcasted the Yankees’ latest series against the Toronto Blue Jays, calling the play-by-play on WFAN.  Longtime voice of the New York Yankees, John Sterling, has started to take some time off so Shackil ...

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WAYNE, NJ - “Bye Mr. Johnson, we will miss you!” were the words echoing throughout the hallways of several Wayne Township schools in the final days of this 2022 school year.  Between teachers, students, administration and his fellow co-workers, everyone will miss Walter Johnson's presence as he ...

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WAYNE, NJ – It's been a fun -and very quick – season of the Wayne Cornhole League this year. Makeup games for rained-out June 7 happened on Thursday night and the Parks and Rec Department scrambled to get all scores accumulated and list the eight teams who made the finals. This Tuesday, June 28 ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Those missing high school football can get a sneak peek of the upcoming season as Wayne Valley High School goes to Hasbrouck Heights for the annual 7-on-7 Heights Classic at Depken Field on Saturday, June 25. Game play begins at 8:30 a.m. Playoffs and championship games begin ...

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Wayne, NJ - Lacrosse is the oldest organized team sport in North America but for some township families, it’s still a sport that is new and unfamiliar. For this reason, the Wayne PAL hosted a clinic to introduce boys and girls in grades Kindergarten through 2nd grade to one of the fastest growing ...

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I’m a very blessed man and two of my biggest blessings are my son Josh and my daughter Rachel. Rachel was the athlete, and since I was too, we found a common bond in soccer. We played together, I coached her for years and then watched almost every single game she played through high school to ...

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WAYNE, NJ – As the 2nd annual Wayne Cornhole League moves into the last week of the regular season, one team remains undefeated. Unsurprisingly, it's the Pillsbury Throw Boys – last year’s champions. This article will cover scores, a rescheduling of the canceled June 7 games and one very ...

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WAYNE, NJ – The Paul Robeson East/West All-Star High School Football Classic was played this month for the first time since 2019 and two Wayne public school players were selected to play. Both players selected from Wayne were Senior Captains from the Wayne Hills football squad: Quarterback Joey ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way. On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the ...

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WAYNE, NJ – As opposed to the Varsity and Junior Varsity Wayne Valley baseball squads, the freshman team is made up of players all the same age. This team, for the most part, has been playing together since they began T-ball for the Wayne Little League eight or nine years ago. They grew up together ...

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WAYNE, NJ - The Wayne PAL Wolfpack 12U travel baseball squad notched another tournament victory last weekend in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. They faced some of its toughest competition of the year against talented teams traveling from New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania at the "Sports At The Beach" ...

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WAYNE, NJ – The very first Wayne Valley High School girl’s flag football team had only one loss during their regular season with five wins. That record took them to the playoffs in Irvington which began with a double-header – if they win the first game, then they play the second right after. The ...

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WAYNE, NJ - It’s been 60 days since the 8U Wayne Wolfpack kicked off their baaseball season. Sixteen games have been played and 16 games ended with the same outcome - all wins.  There is no denying that there’s something special with this group of players.  One key to their winning formula is ...

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WAYNE, NJ - The long delayed 2022 Wayne Cornhole League results have just been released showing the scores for the first three weeks of the contest. As expected, the Pillsbury Throwboys continue to lead the field, but they are tied with last year's second place team - Here for Beer (#28) - both ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - Wayne Resident and Wayne Valley Football Assistant Coach John Immediato works for the Montville school system as a physical education teacher and also coaches their girls varsity softball team. This weekend he led that team to their first Morris County title behind an amazing ...

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WAYNE, NJ – The eight seniors of this year’s Wayne Hills girls lacrosse team have grown up together on the lacrosse field and have formed a bond of friendship that is more like family. That chemistry forged by near a decade of playing together, along with their talents and the talent of the ...

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WAYNE, NJ – The most famous resident in the 175-year history of Wayne Township, is one that many people don’t even know is connected to our town. He was a dark brown bay horse born in Kentucky, and purchased by Milton H. Sanford, who named him Preakness after his thoroughbred racing operation ...

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WAYNE, NJ - For the 17th year in a row, the Wayne Hills boys tennis team won the Passaic County Tennis Championship. The boys and their coach are prouder than ever and have high hopes for the upcoming state tournament, scheduled to kickoff at the end of this month. While many may think of tennis ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Two high school girls flag football powerhouses faced off at Wayne Valley on Wednesday night as 4-0 Ridgewood took on 4-0 Wayne Valley. The much-anticipated matchup began as expected with a back-and-forth battle, but one team dominated the second half to take the win. Valley coach ...

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WAYNE, NJ – New York Jets Quarterback Zach Wilson and star Wide Receiver Elijah Moore surprised the Wayne Valley Girls Flag Football team at their practice Tuesday evening - not just visiting but participating and providing encouragement the day before a huge matchup with undefeated ...

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WAYNE, NJ – The long-awaited second season of Wayne’s cornhole league has begun. Thirty-two teams faced-off at either the Village inn on Runnymeade Drive or at In the Drink, the bar/restaurant at the Preakness Valley Golf Course in Wayne. Before the games officially began, the ceremonious first ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Ryan Van Demark was not the best football player for the Wayne Valley Indians before he graduated in 2016, but he had a lot of potential. It was his drive to improve, his belief in himself and a fierce determination that allowed him to reach that potential. He wasn't drafted by any NFL ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Wayne Hills alum Marina Alex returned to the LPGA’s winners circle after her triumphant victory last weekend at the Palos Verdes Championship. She started her final round three back of the lead and posted a five-under 66 to win by one-stroke over Jin Young Ko. After a bogey early in the ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Early, chilly drizzle gave way by the time the Hills Valley Lacrosse game began on Wednesday afternoon. The sun peeked through the clouds and shone on Wayne Hills as they avenged their Mayor’s Cup loss to Valley just last week. Wednesday’s game was the semifinals of the County ...

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WAYNE, NJ – The Patriots and the Indians will face strong competition in the quarterfinal of the Passaic County Tournament after both teams won this weekend to make it to the next level in the tournament. They each scored six runs and featured great pitching to plant their flags in the ...

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WAYNE, NJ – In a hard-fought varsity lacrosse battle the Wayne Valley Indians kept possession of the Mayor’s Cup with a victory over their cross-town rivals the Wayne Hills Patriots. The game, this year was hosted by Hills, but the home-field advantage could not overcome a talented, young Valley ...

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WAYNE, NJ - The Wayne High School Softball programs started their spring break off with competition. Earlier this month, Wayne Valley and Wayne Hills played a vacillating game that had both teams neck and neck. It was anyone's game until the fourth when Valley took over. It ws  another great ...

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