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Women’s History Month Interviews: Brooklyn’s Heather Hardy Found Herself in the Boxing Ring

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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 late night classes.   In an effort to clearly define who she was – not just somebody’s soon to be ex-wife or somebody’s mom, More...

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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...

Towns dunks during game against Colonia. (Photo by Juan Martinez)
By Heidi Torregroza On Friday, February 14th, 2014
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Senior Night Allows Top Recruit Karl Towns to Give Thanks And Enjoy Supporters

Karl Towns on Senior Night at St. Joe’s of Metuchen. (Photo by Juan Martinez) Karl Towns had three years full of life changing moments to accredit Tuesday night at his high schools, St. Joseph Metuchen, More...

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By Gregg Snyder On Thursday, February 6th, 2014
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Rutgers Announces 26 Players in 2014 Football Recruiting Class

The Rutgers University football program and it’s head coach Kyle Flood, officially announced a 26 member recruiting class for 2014 yesterday. 20 student-athletes have signed to play football at Rutgers beginning More...

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By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
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2013 Double G Sports Awards Announced

Collegiate Female Athlete of the Year, Olivia Galati (Image courtesy of Hofstra Athletics) After weeks of nominations and finalist voting, the 2013 Double G Sports award recipients have been announced. Teams and More...

"Iron" Pete Priolo with his prestigious Eagle trophy.  (Photo credit: Dave Schatz)
By Dave Schatz On Monday, December 30th, 2013
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The Grand Slam of Ultrarunning: Exceeding All Limits

“Iron” Pete Priolo with his prestigious Eagle trophy. (Photo credit: Dave Schatz) Ever since Peter Priolo’s surreal moment, in 2002, while pacing a zombie-like buddy who was still 30 miles away from More...

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By Guest On Friday, December 20th, 2013
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Athlete’s Voices: Dina Parise, Episode 6. Can you CTS-V Me Now?

Growing up on Long Island, New York in an Italian family always had its advantages. There was the fact that a ‘rite of passage’ as a young woman in an Italian family was learning how to ‘perfect’ the family More...