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Soaring Eagles surprise their way into county semifinals
by Jim Hague
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
When the boys’ high school basketball season was still in its infant stages and the Soaring Eagles of Union City were holding a 5-5 record, veteran head coach Drew Morano didn’t panic one iota. Mor...
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Prep wins District 16 wrestling crown for seventh straight year
North Bergen mourns the loss of their ‘Digger’
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It wasn’t the way the St. Peter’s Prep wrestling team dominated the NJSIAA District 16 championships for a seventh straight year that startled most. It was that the Marauders could actually win sev...
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St. Anthony’s McDuffie comes of age at right time
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It was about a month or so ago when St. Anthony legendary Hall of Fame basketball coach Bob Hurley said that his team didn’t have sufficient senior leadership on the floor. Those were words that hi...
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The ‘Heart of a Bruin’ shows in North Bergen’s state wrestling champs
by Jim Hague
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The late Vince Ascolese , the legendary North Bergen football coach who died last December after a long battle with cancer, used to always profess to his gridiron warriors that they needed the “Hea...
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North Bergen native Rodriguez’s aspiring boxing career
Jersey City mourns loss of Gordon; Lucas’ book website
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The aspiring professional boxing career of Julian Rodriguez continues to ascend, when the 20-year-old North Bergen native fights as the headliner on a card Feb. 28 in the Tampa Sun Dome in a junior...
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The incredible saga of Hudson Catholic runner Ortiz continues
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
And you thought what Crystal Ortiz did during the cross country season was remarkable and outstanding? Sure, how many times does a Hudson County girl get to win an NJSIAA state cross country champi...
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Lincoln sends to grid standouts off to college
Fine performances at HCTCA indoor track meet; hoop observations
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
When Lincoln High School held a ceremony to honor its two football standouts who signed national letters of intent last week, head coach Robert Hampton called the day “historic.” After all, it had ...
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It’s Hammer time
North Bergen senior steps up in final season
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Icies Hammer knew that it was going to be her final season of basketball at North Bergen High School. With the encouragement of her head coach, Dan Reardon , Hammer realized it was time to – pardon...
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Banner day of letter signing at Prep
Eight members of state champions sign scholarship papers
by Jim Hague
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
For the last quarter century, St. Peter’s Prep has celebrated the first Wednesday in February almost like it was a school holiday. You see, National Signing Day is set aside for the best high schoo...
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Happy National Signing Day at Union City
Five Soaring Eagles sign scholarship letters; Hurley bemoans Friars’ intensity
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a great day at Union City High School, where five Soaring Eagles signed scholarship letters and eight in total made declarations to play on the next level. Leading the way was standout offen...