St. Anthony closes its doors forever
Impromptu reunion brings Friar alums together one last time
by Jim Hague
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
It was an eerie feeling entering St. Anthony High School last week for one last time. They’re putting the padlocks on the door at the end of the month. The process of cleaning out the place for goo...
Hoboken mourns the loss of long-time coach Ronga
Hoboken’s Roder signs pro baseball contract; Boxing card cancelled; Glover grid camp set
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Carmine Ronga , the Hoboken athlete, teacher and famed coach, died last week after a year-long battle with leukemia. He was 66 years old. Ronga had the distinction of being inducted into the Hoboke...
Memorial, led by Casado, dominates All-Area Baseball squad
Hudson Catholic leads All-Area Softball squad, with Suarez as MVP
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a season of firsts for the Hudson Catholic softball squad. The Hawks were able to capture their first-ever Hudson County softball title. With that, the Hawks also dominate the 2017 Hudson Re...
A chance to give back to Eric
Weehawken students honor paralyzed Rutgers grid star by participating in ‘A Walk to Believe’
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Last month, Eric LeGrand came to visit at Weehawken High School. The paralyzed Rutgers football standout gave an upbeat and positive presentation to the students in the high school auditorium. Ever...
All for the love of Colin
Prep family Cuccinellis rally around epileptic son, brother
by Jim Hague
Jun 18, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Paul Cuccinelli Jr. just completed his baseball career at St. Peter’s Prep this spring. A fine hitter and highly competitive pitcher, Cuccinelli was a left-handed player who had quick, deceptive an...
Local track stars honored at annual awards dinner
Sad, senseless death of former Prep grid star Griffin
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Elson Smajlaj knew that he had a solid and strong North Bergen girls’ outdoor track and field team this spring. “I knew that this team was going to be good,” said Smajlaj (pronounced as SMILEY ). “...
Glover Jr. getting a second chance
Marist reprieve allows coach to move ahead as planned
by Jim Hague
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Rich Glover Jr. had to begin to wonder if the dark cloud of doom was simply following him. The son of football royalty, Glover Jr. had to think that perhaps it wasn’t his calling to be a head footb...
Jersey City’s Clarke set to make boxing debut on Armory card
Prep grid standouts nominated for All-American game; Matthews gets call from USA Rugby
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
It might have been over a year in the making, but Jersey City school teacher Nimoy Zilla-Clarke is set to make his debut as a professional boxer Friday night, June 16. The 36-year-old Clarke, who s...
Prep’s Aerts wins two state gold medals
Attempt for more foiled by graduation
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Honestly, Masaki Aerts wasn’t too keen on participating in track and field in the first place. Aerts was a football player, through and through. He was also an excellent student, so getting a fine ...
Suarez’s gem leads Hudson Catholic to first-ever county softball title
Fires two-hitter against defending champion Kearny in 15-0 rout
by Jim Hague
Jun 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
According to Google, there are several Japanese-to-English translations for the first name of Hudson Catholic’s standout senior pitcher. Her name is Miyoksi Suarez , perhaps the most unique name in...