Boys soccer: Five storylines for the 2017 season

By Sean Farrell – Record Sports 1. What will Ramapo do for an encore? A program known for success reached new heights last year. Ramapo won every game on its schedule for the first time under 31-year coach Evan Baumgarten. The Green Raiders went 22-0 and earned the Group 3 trophy in one of the most dominant […]

Boys soccer: Around the NJIC

by: Sean Farrell – Record Sports Colonial Division Eastern Christian is in a better position now with everyone back but one player. The Eagles still only have four seniors – including returning G Randal New – so longterm growth will be important under coach Rudi Gesch. Sophomore D Ben Parker and junior M Aidan Miller […]

Record Sports: NJIC Girls Soccer Preview

North Jersey Interscholastic Conference COLONIAL DIVISION Eastern Christian should remain a winner despite graduating key players. The Eagles return veteran seniors in Ds Hanna Faber and Courtney Remy, M/F Greta Botbyl, Ms Victoria Holmes and Cassidy Martin and G Chloe DiPalma. Junior D/M Madison Wynbeek and junior M Christina Tartini also are back. Elmwood Park […]

Boys Soccer Top 20 Countdown

No. 19 Hawthorne Christian Coach: Tyler Van Dyk Last year’s record: 12-6-2 2016 final ranking: Not ranked Best assets: Set the nickname aside because the Defenders can really score with almost all of their offense back from last year. Senior forward David Falcon is coming off a 17-goal season and will be a frontrunner in the Passaic County scoring race. What […]

Girls Soccer Top 20 Countdown

No. 20 New Milford Coach: Joe Albanese Last year’s record: 18-3 Last year’s ranking: 22 Best assets: New Milford can compete for the NJIC Liberty Division championship and make an impact in North 1, Group 1 thanks to the return of seven starters, including its goalkeeper, from a group that shared last year’s division title […]

Girls Tennis: Pre-Season Top 20 Rankings

RECORD SPORTS:  PRE-SEASON TOP 20 GIRLS TENNIS RANKINGS   Northern Highlands Ridgewood Dwight-Englewood Indian Hills Immaculate Heart Ramapo Tenafly Leonia Holy Angels Mahwah NV/Old Tappan Ramsey Cresskill Wayne Hills Glen Rock NV/Demarest Pascack Hills Rutherford Saddle River Day Fair Lawn   NJIC Team by Team Review COLONIAL Eastern Christian is coming off one its best […]

Boys Soccer: Harrison has bigger goals than just sectional title defense

By Jason Bernstein | For The Jersey Journal For most teams, the 2016 Harrison boys soccer squad’s season would have been deemed as a success. But as veteran coach Mike Rusek mentioned the accomplishments of a year ago, which included 19 victories, a league title and a state sectional championship, it came with a slight hint […]