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Local Athlete Feature: Juwann Winfree, Star WR at Dwight Morrow High School

Juwann Winfree is taking his talents to Maryland next season. (Photo used with permission)

It’s apparent that the greatest of athletes many times start their journey in places much unlike a field. Juwann Winfree, a senior star player at Dwight Morrow High School in Englewood, NJ, is a prime example of one of these valuable characters. Having lived in Englewood his entire life, and being introduced to football in 4th grade, one might consider More...

by Heidi Torregroza | Published 10 months ago

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By David Rubin On Friday, November 15th, 2013

Don’t Underestimate the Immaculata Spartans in 2013 HS Football Playoffs

(Keith A. Muccilli/ For The Star-Ledger) It wasn’t that long ago that I was quoted on camera saying how the Immaculata Spartans would go 9-0. The 2013 season wasn’t kind to a team like the Spartans More...

Adonis Jennings (Photo used with permission)
By Heidi Torregroza On Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Rutgers Commit, Adonis Jennings: An Athlete Made to Perform, A Star In The Making

There are two different types of athletes in the world; athletes made to play and athletes made to perform.  Adonis Jennings, wide receiver and Rutgers commit from Sicklerville, NJ, is the perfect example of an More...

By Guest On Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Who is the NJSIAA? Executive Director Steve Timko Explains Latest Developments

By Steven Timko, executive director, NJSIAA   Back when I was a kid, my friends and I played pick-up games whenever and wherever we could. The sport itself didn’t matter – sometimes, we’d even invent games. More...

Immaculata principal Sr. Mary E. Smith IHM throws out the ceremonial first pitch
By David Rubin On Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Immaculata Night at TD Bank Park

August is typically a great time for sports fans. Baseball teams are entering a run for the playoffs, while high school and college football teams cross the threshold from preseason to regular season. The NFL GM’s More...

By Heidi Torregroza On Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
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Pope John Paul XXIII’s Brown In The Spotlight

Sparta’s Noah Brown strides to the end zone after making an opponent miss. Pope John Paul XXIII High School football senior Noah Brown is a player to watch during the 2013 season, if his 2012 highlights are More...

Syracuse-bound Ron Patterson showing off his athleticism and creativity during the Dunk Contest. (Photo by Zachary Bruch)
By Matthew Hochberg On Wednesday, June 5th, 2013


Syracuse-bound Ron Patterson showing off his athleticism and creativity during the Dunk Contest. (Photo by Zachary Bruch) Some of the nation’s most highly touted high school hoopers took the court Sunday night More...

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By Gregg Snyder On Friday, March 15th, 2013
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Rookie of the Year, Mike Trout, Gives Back to New Jersey High School

Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images During his senior year at Millville High School in New Jersey, Mike Trout set a state record with 18 home runs. He finished that season with a .531 average, 45 RBI, 19 stolen bases, and More...

The Scotch Plains - Fanwood boys soccer team runs drills. Photo by: Elmer Rice
By Guest On Thursday, September 13th, 2012

NJ High School Sports – With Fall comes Football, and a whole lot more…

The Scotch Plains - Fanwood boys soccer team runs drills. Photo by: Elmer Rice As summer draws to a close,  beach chairs and backyard BBQ’s give way to book bags and back to school shopping.  Crews paint More...

By Gregg Snyder On Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Upstate NY Girls Lacrosse Team Announces Roster

The Upstate NY girls lacrosse just announced who will be on the roster at the seventh annual 2012 Under Armour Underclassmen Elite Stars Lacrosse Tournament. This is one of the most important regional annual tournaments More...