Pompton Lakes rides Negrini past Emerson and into North 1, Group 1 semifinals

  By: Darren Cooper / Local Sports Columnist, @VarsityAces EMERSON – The cold and Frank Negrini were unrelenting. Negrini, the Pompton Lakes junior running back, ran for a career-high 294 yards and four touchdowns to lift the sixth-seeded Cardinals over Emerson, 34-19, on a frigid Friday night. “I figured, I don’t really want to get […]

NJIC Football: First Round NJSIAA Playoff Scores

Friday North I Group 1 No. 1 New Milford 42, No. 8 Wood-Ridge 0 No. 5 Has. Heights 12, No. 4 Cedar Grove 6 No. 6 Pompton Lakes 34, No. 3 Emerson 19 No. 2 Wallington 29, No. 7 Park Ridge 27 North II Group 1 No. 4 Belvidere 34, No. 5 Becton 29 North II Group 2 No. […]

St. Mary’s Dadika signs with Fairleigh Dickinson

By Greg Matura -Record Sports RUTHERFORD – Fairleigh Dickinson has added another North Jersey standout to its men’s basketball roster: Marc Dadika of St. Mary. The versatile, 6-foot-8 senior forward signed his letter of intent Wednesday to play for the Knights, who compete in the Division I Northeast Conference. “It’s close, I really felt comfortable […]

NJSIAA BOYS SOCCER: Waldwick and Pompton Lakes Boys Advance to Final

By: Sean Farrell – Record Sports WALDWICK – Christian Ballaera hears it all the time. By now, the Waldwick motto is ingrained in him. The best defenders have to be its forwards. So the Warriors’ captain played like one in one of the biggest games of his life. Waldwick became the first team to shut […]

NJIC Announces the 2017 All-Division Tennis Teams

  Congratulations to all of our student-athletes and honored coaches named to the 2017 NJIC All-Division Tennis Teams! Click on link below to view: 2017 NJIC All-Division Girls Tennis Teams      

Boys soccer: Sanchez an American success story, from Honduras to Garfield

By: Sean Farrell – Record Sports The same question comes up over and over again. From parents. Coaches. Scouts. Everyone sees the kid with the infectious smile and curly hair, running with the endurance of the Energizer Bunny. So they all ask the Garfield coach the same thing. Who’s No. 10? “Everywhere I go,” Chad Sajnoski said. […]

Rutherford tops Hasbrouck Heights to win NJIC title

By Chris Iseman – Record Sports RUTHERFORD — The Rutherford Bulldogs are the kings of the NJIC. Kyle Russell hit Abellany Mendez with a five-yard touchdown pass in overtime, lifting Rutherford to a 14-7 win over defending champion Hasbrouck Heights in the conference championship game on Friday night at Tryon Field. Tyler Aponte then sealed the […]