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H.S. football: Ridgefield moving back to JV level this fall

Sean Farrell, Staff Writer, @seanfarrell92 Ridgefield is dropping down to the junior varsity level in football this fall. The move was confirmed on Friday by NJIC Executive Director Stan Fryczynski. It marks the second time in three seasons that the small, Group 1 school won’t have a varsity team. The Royals went 0-7 last year and […]

50 High School Seniors to Watch: Carlos Pepin of Lodi HS

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BY: Darren Cooper, Local Sports Columnist, @VarsityAces It was freshman orientation at Lodi High School and Carlos Pepin sat at a table alone. He was new to school and hadn’t made many friends. Coach Joe Romeo approached Pepin, then a lean 6-foot-1, and asked him if he would want to try out for the Rams […]

Senior Spotlight: Mickey O’Malley, Hasbrouck Heights wrestling

By Sean Farrell – Record Sports Department Mickey O’Malley doesn’t know the exact words on the shiny trophy now displayed on his dining room table. After all, the Golden Boot he won in Buenos Aires isn’t in English. “It says something in Spanish about the athlete that is most decorated,” O’Malley said. O’Malley has a […]

Senior Spotlight: John Kelly – Rutherford HS

  By: Greg Tartaglia – Record Sports John Kelly is living life in the acceleration lane. When the 5-foot-11 right-hander began the spring, he was an all-league shortstop on a perennially strong Rutherford baseball team. By June, he was one of North Jersey’s hottest pitching recruits from the Class of 2018. How exactly did his […]

New Milford is seeking nominations for their Athletic Hall of Fame

  New Milford HS is seeking for nominations for their 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame class. Please send any nominations to Joseph Ricciardelli Director of Athletics. Email him at  jricciardelli@newmilfordschools.org        

Samantha Gioiosa, Bogota HS – honored by NJ.Com

Congratulations to Samantha Gioiosa, Bogota HS Ranked # 95 in the NJ.Com Top 100 High School Athletes of the 2016-17 school year Senior Volleyball, Track and Field The senior finished the season with 455 kills and helped lead Bogota to its eighth Group 1 title. Fresh off Bogota’s third Group 1 state title in four […]

Record Sports Baseball Team of the Year: Emerson HS

  By: Greg Tartalia – Record Sports Department Thanks to a 10-run comeback at home, Emerson came home in the top 11. The Cavos had much to overcome in order to garner North Jersey’s Baseball Team of the Year honor. There was a 1-3 stretch in mid-May that knocked them out of The Record Top […]