High School Seniors to Watch: Oscar Sanchez of Garfield

By Sean Farrell – Record Sports Don’t let the nickname fool you. The goals are pretty big for “Little Messi.” Being just 5-foot-5 doesn’t hold Oscar Sanchez back. Growing up in a poor neighborhood in Honduras only makes him even more focused on making the most of his opportunities now at Garfield. After a 12-goal junior […]

Elmwood Park’s Figueroa to continue football journey at Susquhanna

By: Edward Kensik, Correspondent – Record Sports ELMWOOD PARK – It was a tough junior year for Elmwood Park’s Eugene Figueroa. First, he tore his ACL in his left leg in the first game in 2016 against Pompton Lakes that ended his football season that year. And then the biggest blow came in January 2016 […]

High School Seniors to Watch: Elijah Mitchell, Wallington

By: Chris Iseman / Record Sports Two weeks was all Elijah Mitchell needed. He was hooked. Mitchell was in eighth grade and playing football for the first time. As soon as he scored his first touchdown for his Pop Warner team in Passaic, Mitchell knew he wanted to pursue the sport. It made him tough. […]

High School Seniors to Watch: Kassie Ketcho, Hasbrouck Heights

Record Sports / USA Today:  Very few high school athletes are able to become top players in one sport, but Kassie Ketcho makes that notion seem easy. The Hasbrouck Heights rising senior is a local standout in not just one, but three sports. She has been a stalwart for the Aviators on the basketball and […]

St. Mary’s Quijano staying local for FDU baseball

Edward Kensik, Correspondent — Maybe it was destiny for Chris Quijano to be wearing the blue and red colors of Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck. The St. Mary ace pitcher has lived just minutes away from the Teaneck campus and for a few summers in grammar school had been part of the FDU summer baseball […]

High School Seniors to Watch: Cole and Dylan Triano, Park Ridge

By Greg Tartaglia / Record Sports Twins Cole and Dylan Triano enter their senior year at Park Ridge having led the school’s baseball team to the North 1, Group 1 championship game this past spring. That the 16-10 Owls were one out away from a mercy-rule victory in the sectional final has been somewhat forgotten […]

St. Mary’s Castellanos off to UMass-Lowell for baseball

Edward Kensik, Correspondent / Record Sports — St. Mary’s Joey Castellanos is happy with plan C in terms of his college future. The All-Bergen County and all-state shortstop had a couple of college plans that started with Stony Brook University in New York and a college in the South. But neither of those plans came to […]