St. Mary’s Dadika commits to Fairleigh Dickinson

By: Greg Mattura – Record Staff writer LYNDHURST – Fairleigh Dickinson was the first Division I program to recruit Marc Dadika, and he said the first to offer him a scholarship. So the 6-foot-8 senior forward from St. Mary of Rutherford decided this week to stay in Bergen County and committed to the Knights. “I […]

Former Lyndhurst football stars playing for Montclair State

Edward Kensik, Correspondent / Record Sports Department You can call it the Lyndhurst Three. Lyndhurst High School football is starting to become a pipeline to Montclair State University’s program as the Red Hawks look to work their way to the top of the New Jersey Athletic Conference this fall and earn a NCAA Division III playoff […]

H.S. Seniors to Watch: Tyler Martinez, Elmwood Park

By Darren Cooper / Record Sports Department Elmwood Park rising senior Tyler Martinez is counting wins and counting on wins. Around town, Martinez is known as one of the school’s top athletes. He was the starting quarterback for the Crusaders football team last fall. He’s closing in on 100 wins on the wrestling mat. His […]

Hasbrouck Heights’ O’Malley already training at Drexel

Edward Kensik, Correspondent  / Record Sports Many high school graduated seniors they like to spend one more last summer with their friends before they head out for college. But for Hasbrouck Heights graduated senior, Sean O’Malley, he is already down at his next destination, Drexel University in Philadelphia, taking classes and working on the mats. […]

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. […]