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Bodybuilder Dioguardi has strong athletic background
Credits late coach Ascolese for instilling drive to succeed
by Jim Hague
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Rocco Dioguardi will never forget his roots as a standout athlete at North Bergen High School. Dioguardi was a fine defensive end and an excellent punter, earning Hudson Reporter All-Area honors in...
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Weehawken fencer honored by town council
‘Legends of Jersey City’ basketball game set; Wicks gets Livingston coaching job
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the last 25 years as mayor of the township of Weehawken, Richard Turner has honored his fair share of athletes and recognized athletic achievement when it comes to the residents of the townshi...
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Great run by Greenville National Ripken squad
Wins district, section and state championships; Washington Park falls in Section 2 finale
Aug 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Pablo Santos was asked how he felt about his Greenville National Cal Ripken League All-Star team that was just eliminated from the Eastern Regional tourney in Waynesboro, Pa. last weekend. “To have...
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Weehawken’s Possick wins national fencing title
Just 10 years old, local girl already sets sights on Olympics
by Jim Hague
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
She might be only 10 years old, but don’t dare sell Lola Possick short on her hopes and dreams. The Weehawken youngster already has her plans all set. “My dream is to go to the Olympics,” Possick s...
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Jersey City’s Matthews named HS Rugby All-American
North Bergen’s appeal denied; JC’s Morgan becomes men’s hoop coach at Bergen Community
Jul 26, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
When Eamonn Matthews decided to attend Xavier High School in Manhattan, he was taking a bit of a risk, considering his father, Terry , is one of the top administrators at Hudson Catholic in Jersey ...
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Washington Park moves one win away from Little League state tourney
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
George Lewis is certainly living the life these days. The manager of the Washington Park Little League 11-and-12-year-old All-Star team can’t believe the fortune that he and his never-say-die bunch...
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Washington Park wins District 7 Little League title
First for Jersey City league since 1969
by Jim Hague
Jul 19, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The calendar year of 1969 was gigantic in terms of American history. Richard Nixon was sworn in as the 37th President of the United States. The man Nixon served as vice president, Dwight David Eise...
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Prep grid stars reunite for good cause
Reardon prepares for life without Icies
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second straight year, the St. Peter’s Prep football community rallied together on a recent Saturday afternoon to remember the legacy of Jerome Pederson , affectionately known as “Gee,” the ...
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Roberto Clemente wins Jr. League softball district and section titles
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For many years, Ben “Popo” Sierra was a dedicated youth baseball coach, watching and monitoring the progress of hundreds of boys, including his own son, Ben, Jr., who developed into a fine high sch...
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Glover’s camp gives kids a chance to dream
Fulop pays visit to talk to kids
by Jim Hague
Jul 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The 100 or so kids who were attending a free football camp at Jersey City’s Caven Point Cochrane Field on the Ed “Faa” Ford Memorial Complex had no idea that they were in the presence of college fo...