Senior Spotlight: Bogota volleyball player Samantha Gioiosa

Samantha Gioiosa was a member of The Record All-North Jersey team.

BY GARY PHILLIPS STAFF WRITER | THE RECORD Samantha Gioiosa is always thinking about her team. A rising senior and captain for Bogota volleyball, she is quick to deflect questions about her own accomplishments in favor of praise for her teammates. Bring up Gioiosa’s selection to The Record All-North Jersey team and she will tell […]

Twins Samantha, Sophie Chong have Weehawken softball in championship conversation

Pictures by: Jesse Brothers – The Jersey Journal Story By Jason Bernstein – The Jersey Journal Sophie Chong was a 9-year-old outfielder when her father and softball coach Argenis had her pitch to twin sister Samantha for the first time. “We needed a pitcher and my dad was the coach so he just put us […]

Senior Spotlight: St. Mary baseball player Joey Castellanos

Joey Castellanos’ batting average has increased each season for St. Mary.

File/MICHAEL KARAS/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER   BY RON FOX SPECIAL TO THE RECORD | THE RECORD Joey Castellanos is fully involved the moment he steps into the batter’s box. His baseball coach at St. Mary, Dennis Hulse, says he has never seen a high school player more locked in on every pitch, refusing to give away an […]

Cresskill’s Trevor Romeo is going to Brookdale College to play baseball

Former Cougars shortstop Trevor Romeo, seated second from left, will continue his baseball career with Brookdale College in the fall. Seated from next to Trevor are his parents Jim and Kristey. Trevor

Record Sports Photo: Former Cougars shortstop Trevor Romeo, seated second from left, will continue his baseball career with Brookdale College in the fall. Seated from next to Trevor are his parents Jim and Kristey. Trevor’s sisters, Ali and Carly are next to their mother. In back row, from left are Cougars head coach Donnie Merritts, […]

H.S. Senior Spotlight: Huge relief for Queen of Peace wrestler Ray Wetzel

Ray Wetzel was a wrestler without a home as recently as June, but a fundraiser changed everything.

Danielle Parhizkaran/Staff photographer: Ray Wetzel was a wrestler without a home as recently as June, but a fundraiser changed everything.   By SEAN FARRELL – STAFF WRITER | The Record The message popped on to his screen, giving Ray Wetzel the answer he desired. The last month had been filled with questions. What would happen to his […]