NCAA Division I signings abound locally
Four local athletes pen names to scholarship letters
by Jim Hague
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Usually, throughout the course of a scholastic high school sports season, you get a handful of talented athletes who have presentations to announce their signings of national letters of intent to a...
Cerbone, Rodriguez head Reporter All-Area Baseball Team
Avella, Chong top Reporter All-Area Softball squad
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The 2016 high school baseball and softball seasons provided local fans with a ton of thrills and exciting moments, so it is only fitting that some of the athletes who participated in those sports s...
Local track stars get their proper recognition
HCTCA Hall of Fame, awards dinner only one of its kind
by Jim Hague
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Denisha Scott Reid resides in Virginia these days, working as a mental health counselor to the youth of her community. With at least 50 of her family members by her side, Scott Reid had a homecomin...
Strong Union City contingent at NJSBCA All-Star Classic
MLB Draft snubs locals; Character No. 21; Glover holds camp
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The New Jersey Scholastic Baseball Coaches Association held its annual All-Star Classic last Tuesday night at Diamond Nation in Flemington and there was a strong Hudson County flavor to the Northea...
Jersey City native Martinez loving life as minor league umpire
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
David Martinez always loved the game of baseball. “Probably from the minute I was born, I always wanted to play baseball,” said Martinez, a native of Jersey City’s Greenville section. “I played sin...
Remembering ‘The Greatest’
Ali’s legacy carried into Hudson County
by Jim Hague
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Muhammad Ali’s passing last week at the age of 73 wasn’t totally shocking. After all, the most recognizable sports personality of the 20th century was in severe decline over the last 30 years, with...
Prep’s Mirabel selected to coach Dominican U-17 hoop team
Track M of C participants; Character No. 22; final top fives
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
It was two years ago when Alex Mirabel , still not yet the head basketball coach at St. Peter’s Prep, started to network himself. At that time, Mirabel, the former Dickinson and New Jersey City Uni...
Prep’s Blair coming of age on track
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Cameron Blair was first and foremost a football player growing up. “I always played football since I was a little kid,” Blair said. “I started with track in middle school.” Blair knew that football...
Memorial’s Bodano signs with NJIT track
Former hoop standout finds niche in another sport
by Jim Hague
Jun 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
For her first three years at Memorial High School, Paola Bodano was primarily a basketball player. “Basketball was my favorite sport,” Bodano said. “I would have to say I was a basketball player.” ...
Hudson track star Ogedegbe a unique name, talent
State sectional for NB’s Gomes; Lost Tuesday for Hudson teams; Cast of characters No. 23
Jun 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
His name reads like the bottom line of the ophthalmologist’s eye chart. It’s Tomatse Ogedegbe and it is pronounced exactly the way it’s spelled. Only joking. The Hudson Catholic track and field sta...