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The making of Ben Zakowski, Glen Rock’s 5-foot-7 soccer superstar

By Sean Farrell – Record Sports Department There’s a story people like to tell about Ben Zakowski. There were days when Zakowski looked smaller than the ball bag he dragged around. There were nights when the darkness was his only cue to stop playing. Zakowski may not seem like a traditional superstar with his 5-foot-7 frame […]

NJIC Proudly announces the 2018 All-Division Cross Country Teams

Congratulations to all of our student-athletes selected to the 2018 All-Division Cross Country Teams. Congratulations to the Divisional Team Champions and the honored coaches. Links below: 2018 NIC Girls Cross Country All-Division teams   2018 NJIC Boys Cross Country All-Division Teams    

North Jersey Top 20 Football Rankings

1. Ramapo (11-0) Beat Sparta, 42-33 Next: vs. River Dell, Friday 2. Wayne Hills (9-2) Beat Morris Knolls, 42-7 Next: vs. NV/Old Tappan, Friday 3. Hasbrouck Heights (10-0) Beat Weequahic, 26-6 Next: at Newark Shabazz, Friday 4. River Dell (8-2) Beat Paramus, 28-7 Next: at Ramapo, Friday 5. Paramus (10-1) Lost to River Dell, 28-7 […]

NJSIAA Football: Lyndhurst advances to N2 Gp 2 Final

VERONA — Junior running back Piotr Partyla rushed for five touchdowns, including a three-yard touchdown run with 33 seconds left, to push No. 3 seed Lyndhurst past No. 2 seed Verona, 37-34, on Saturday in the semifinals of the North 2, Group 2 sectional tournament. After a scoreless first quarter, Lyndhurst got on the board with […]

Hasbrouck Heights (N2, Grp1) and Butler (N1, Grp 1) both advance to State Sectional Football Final

  HASBROUCK HEIGHTS – There is always a point in a championship season when a team will struggle its way to victory. If Hasbrouck Heights finds a way to win next week, they may look back on Friday night as that game. The rainy, chilly and windy night didn’t help, but Weequahic did its best to […]

And the Group 1 State Volleyball Championship Crown goes to …….. Bogota HS !

  WAYNE — Three weeks ago on their senior night, Bogota dropped two games to Verona. It may have been a blessing in disguise. The Bucs have rattled off nine straight wins since, including a 2-0 victory over those same Hillbillies in the Group 1 final on Sunday. Verona and Bogota met in last season’s […]

Midland Park girls soccer wins N1 Group 1 State Sectional Title

MIDLAND PARK – The season came down to the girl in pink. The final shot would be the goalie’s to take. Michelle Mecca stepped up to the box with a bright keeper’s jersey on her back and Midland Park’s championship hopes on her foot. Then in the final round of penalty kicks, the Panther goalie shot like […]