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When Ed Somick took over his beloved North Bergen High School football team three years ago, he knew that there would eventually be a season like the one he is experiencing this year with...

Snyder moves forward with new coach in veteran Gallo

Matt Gallo certainly knows Hudson County football. He’s a product of the famed Hoboken High School program, headed by the immortal Ed Stinson. Gallo has served as an assistant coach at places like Harrison High School...

Dickinson grid team moves on with new coach Sanchez

Ruben Sanchez has his roots in football in Morris County. A native of Parsippany, he played for some great coaches like Jerry Moore and coached at Whippany Park under coach Don Morgenroth. But recently, Sanchez...


For a while there, things were fairly easy for Charlie Voorhees as the Secaucus High School head football coach. Voorhees inherited a winning program from then-head coach Bill Fitzgerald. The Patriots won year after year,...


He’s the granddaddy of all Hudson County high school football coaches these days, having been around the block at Grand and Warren in downtown Jersey City for an astounding 32 years. So it’s safe to...

Hudson’s Hawks look to soar this year with powerful line

The Hudson Catholic football team posted a 6-5 record in 2018, eventually falling to Holy Spirit of Absecon in the NJSIAA Non-Public Groups 1 & 2 semifinals. Veteran coach Lou Zampella welcomes back an experienced...

Union City looks to expand on past successes

The Union City High School football team has reached a state sectional championship game in each of the last two years. In 2017, the Soaring Eagles fell to top-seeded Montclair at MetLife Stadium in the...

Lincoln’s football team conjures up coach’s thoughts of ‘Miracle Mets’

Robert Hampton said that he was enjoying his summer vacation on the beaches of Jamaica when the veteran Lincoln High School head football coach thought of what his current Lions’ squad reminded him of. “I...


Jaylene Joza was excited to participate in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. recently. The Jersey City teenager earned the right to compete among the eight regional...


Jonathan Hilliman played high school football in Jersey City for St. Peter’s Prep and left a legacy of greatness. At Grand and Warren, Hilliman set the school’s single season rushing record in 2013, becoming the...
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