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

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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. The important thing was having fun. We’d create rules to address the tree in the middle of the field, the branch overhanging the basket, More...

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Ariana Agrapides and Lauren Hernandez are interviewed after their Wednesday practice at the P&G US Gymnastics Nationals in Hartford, CT. (Photo: Kat Hasenauer Cornetta)
By Kat Hasenauer Cornetta On Thursday, August 15th, 2013
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Hernandez and Agrapides Among New Jersey Hopefuls at Gymnastics Nationals

Ariana Agrapides and Lauren Hernandez are interviewed after their Wednesday practice at the P&G US Gymnastics Nationals in Hartford, CT. (Photo: Kat Hasenauer Cornetta) Hartford, Conn. - Midway through Wednesday More...

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By Katie Boushie On Monday, April 29th, 2013
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HOW TO PREVENT OVERUSE AND BURNOUT IN YOUTH ATHLETICS

Organized youth sports are becoming more and more popular every year. Currently, there are approximately 45 million children and adolescents participating in organized athletics in the United States. Each year around More...

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By Katie Boushie On Monday, April 8th, 2013
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Little League Pitching Regulations; Important Protection for Young Arms

(Armando L. Sanchez | The Saginaw News) Spring is here! And with the warmer weather comes the return of baseball. A national pastime, millions of people play every year. As with many other sports, kids are starting More...

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By Matt Kardos On Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
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Union County Baseball Association Set to Host 77th Annual Hot Stove Dinner

Baseball is a game that was founded well over 150 years ago and has since developed a rich and glorious history to garner its standing as America’s Pastime. It is a game that is built upon a foundation of morals More...

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By Jackie Daly On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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Chris Canty Foundation Holds First Annual NYC Camp of Champions

Chris Canty talks with campers at the first annual NYC Camp of Champions. Photo by Jackie Daly. New York Giants starting defensive lineman Chris Canty and his brother Joseph run a charity called the Chris Canty More...

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By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
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Family Vacation Leads to Interview with Curtis Granderson for 10-Year Old Haley Smilow

Being big baseball fans, the Smilow family took to the midwest this past summer, traveling to many baseball stadiums. Of course, they were following their favorite team, the New York Yankees. Traveling by car from More...

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By Gregg Snyder On Friday, July 29th, 2011
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Tommy John and Chobani Celebrate New Berlin’s Newest Field

Agro Farma is New York’s largest dairy manufacturer. This is the company that manufactures Chobani, America’s #1 yogurt brand. They also produce Chobani Champions, the first Greek yogurt for kids. Agro More...

By Gregg Snyder On Friday, August 20th, 2010
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On Big Stage, Toms River Keeps Having Fun

Growing up as a kid, I was always taught to have fun while playing baseball. It’s true for any sport, but particularly baseball. If you can’t have fun, you should not be playing. Baseball, and sports More...

By Gregg Snyder On Thursday, January 14th, 2010
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Is money affecting youth baseball?

This is a follow up to my article earlier this week about Little League baseball. It made me start thinking about why kids are dropping out of baseball or just simply not joining at all. Baseball was once a game More...