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Danbury Whalers of FHL Honor Paralyzed New Jersey High School Star With Draft Selection

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(Aristide Economopoulos/The Star-Ledger) The National Hockey League Draft may have finished up this past weekend in Philadelphia, but on Wednesday, June 25, the Danbury Whalers, a lower level minor league team participated in the Federal Hockey League Draft with not much fanfare. At the FHL Draft the Whalers, which had its “war room “ in one of More...

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By Matt Kardos On Saturday, June 21st, 2014
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Worilds Gives Back to Rambler Nation

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds is coming off of a stellar 2013 campaign that saw the Carteret-native post career-best marks in starts (11), sacks (8) and tackles (54) while also leading all of the More...

Team LeGrand
By Dave Schatz On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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TONIGHT: Local Pro Soccer Team Honors LeGrand at Rutgers Community Night

Tickets Are $10 For RU students, And $2 From Each Ticket Sold is Donated to Team LeGrand Piscataway, NJ–If Eric LeGrand is still feeling upset about what Rutgers University is now calling a “miscommunication” More...

Bobby Gunn
By Augustine Dashiell On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
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Bobby Gunn Jr. Gets Second Straight First-Round Knockout

Hackensack – Junior middleweight prospect Bobby Gunn Jr. recorded his second first-round knockout in as many fights Saturday at the ABC Auditorium in Annandale, Virginia. “It felt good (getting the early stoppage) More...

Bobby Gunn
By Augustine Dashiell On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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“Jersey Boy” Bobby Gunn Jr. Heads South for his 2nd Professional Fight

HACKENSACK – There is a junior middleweight prospect with a recognizable name on his way to Virginia for his second professional fight. Bobby Gunn Jr. travels to familiar territory on Saturday in quest of his More...

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By Elizabeth Francois On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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Women’s History Month Interviews: Brooklyn’s Heather Hardy Found Herself in the Boxing Ring

PHOTO BY NATASHA VERMA Heather Hardy discovered the sport of boxing in her late twenties during the onset of her separation from her ex-husband, when a little kick boxing school opened in her neighborhood offering More...

Manhattan College - the 2014 MAAC champions - (Courtesy: Stockton Photo)
By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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Local NY/NJ Guide To The 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

March Madness is here. So many people around the country are filling out brackets as well speak, and will continue to do so until the 2nd Round tips off at noon EST on Thursday. With so many teams in the NCAA Men’s More...

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By Bianca Iannacco On Sunday, March 9th, 2014
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Women’s History Month Interview Series: Q&A With American Rock Climber, Sasha DiGiulian

Sasha DiGiulian, an American Rock Climber who at the age of 21 has had many achievements. Sasha was the first and only women from North America and third woman in the world to achieve 9a, was the Female Overall More...

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By Heidi Torregroza On Friday, March 7th, 2014
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Somerville Pioneer Pack, State’s Best Student Section, Shows No Limits To School Pride

With flashes of orange beaming throughout the majority of the left side of the gym, and ‘Moses’ in attendance standing front and center, it was clear that The Somerville Pioneer Pack was ready to get More...

Lauren DeFalco on court during a Seton Hall game. (Photo used with permission)
By Shannon Hovan On Saturday, March 1st, 2014
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Women’s History Month Interview Series: Q&A With Seton Hall Women’s Basketball Assistant Coach Lauren DeFalco

We kick-off our 2014 Women’s History Month Interview Series with a local name. Lauren DeFalco is a native of New Brunswick who attended Immaculata High School in Somerville, NJ and starred on the basketball More...