Softball: Immaculate Conception makes history with fifth-straight title

Story by Chris Iseman / Record Sports Department UNION — As soon as the final Wildwood Catholic batter swung through Caylee English’s final pitch, the Immaculate Conception celebration began in the middle of the field. There was plenty for the Blue Wolves to celebrate. Another win. Another state title. History. English delivered another solid performance in the […]

Gutierrez defends shot put and discus titles at Group 1 Championships

  The Saddle Brook senior entered the meet as the defending Group 1 champion in the discus and shot put, and he capped off his defense with a disk throw of 176-10 to follow his first-place 58-9 shot put toss on Friday. Giovanni Gutierrez knew he was the heavy favorite in both events, but he […]

Bogota’s Sam Gioiosa is a State Group Javelin Champion

EGG HARBOR TWP. – The javelin was not supposed to be a focus for Bogota’s Sam Gioiosa, now she is a Group 1 champion. Gioiosa, one of the area’s top volleyball players and The Record Player of the Year this past fall, paid little attention to her javelin skills until last season. However, she is […]

Rutherford’s Jenna Rogers wins State Group 2 HJ title

By: PUL SCHWARTS – RECORD SPORTS COLUMBUS – Jenna Rogers earned the first of what may be many state group high jump championships Friday at Northern Burlington Regional High School when she cleared 5-6 on her first attempt. It’s doubtful, however if any future competition will be as stressful for the Rutherford freshman as this one […]

Emerson wins North 1 State Sectional Baseball Title

By Greg Tartaglia – Record Sports EMERSON – Park Ridge coming within an out of a mercy-rule victory was surprising. Emerson scoring nine runs in the bottom of the seventh to force extra innings was stunning. And Joe Carmosino’s two-out, RBI single in the bottom of the ninth that gave the Cavos a 14-13 win […]

ICHS Blue Wolves win 6th consecutive State Sectional Softball Crown

By: Chris Iseman / Record Sports Department NEWARK — Immaculate Conception took another step toward history. And in the process, the Blue Wolves continued a remarkable run of success. “It’s a tradition we believe in,” coach Jeff Horohonich said. “This is our main focus this time of year that we win the section and contend for […]

NJIC players headed to State Singles/Doubles Championship

By: Bob Shwalb, Special to The Record Rinaldi is ready for whatever comes his way. On Saturday, the Hasbrouck Heights senior will drive more than an hour south on the New Jersey Turnpike to be in a field of 112 players from around the state competing in the NJSIAA singles tournament. And he wouldn’t miss it […]