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November 22, 2022

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Cutters boys soccer team earned the Big North Conference Independence championship with a fine record of 8-1-1. They tallied nine overall wins and advanced to the NJSIAA North 1 Group 4 Tournament where they lost a close 1-0 game to Columbia on October 27. “The two games that ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Cutters girls soccer team captured seven victories this season in spite of a tough schedule, four of which occurred in the Big North Conference Independence Division. “We had a few impressive games this season,’’ Fair Lawn head coach John Van Soest said. “Unfortunately, they ...

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EAST LANSING, Mich. - Rutgers and Michigan State find themselves in a similar position when they face off Saturday afternoon. Both squads are 4-5. Both squads have struggled in the Big Ten Conference: Rutgers is 1-5; Michigan State is 2-4. Both squads need at least two more victories to become ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Glen Rock Panthers were defeated by the Newton Braves 35-14 in a Section 2, Group 2 Semifinal Round matchup on Friday, November 4.  The Panthers fall just one game short of reaching the championship round with a chance to take home the Section 2, Group 2 title.  Newton ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Cutters Boys Soccer Team has captured a championship in the Big North Conference Independence Division with a league record of 8-1-1 and an overall record of 9-4-4. “The two games that stand out most to me were our final two league games,’’ Fair Lawn head coach Matt Cecconi ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ — The Glen Rock Panthers were defeated 3-0 by the Pascack Valley Indians in a Section 1, Group 2 Semifinal matchup on Wednesday, November 2.  Glen Rock earned the second seed in the NJSIAA Tournament and advanced with wins over Sussex Tech and Pompton Lakes prior to the ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The number 2 seed Panthers defeated number 7 seeded Pompton Lakes, 1-0 on Halloween in the Section 1, Group 2 soccer playoffs. With the win, Glen Rock moves to the semifinals when they will host number 3 seed Pascack Valley at Glen Rock High School. Time and date to be ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ — The three-seeded Panthers defeated the sixth-seeded Ridgefield Park Scarlets 13-7 in a Section 2, Group 2 Quarterfinal Round matchup on Friday, October 28.   The Panthers opened up the game with a five-minute scoring drive capped off by a 1-yard touchdown by senior quarterback ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Panthers defeated the Wallkill Valley Rangers 5-0 in the first round of the NJSIAA North 1 Group 1 tournament, playing at home. Glen Rock was seeded 2, and Wallkill Valley was seeded 15. Ryan Doyle of Glen Rock had 2 goals; Nicole Crane, 2 goals; and Katrina Biskobing, 1 ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Glen Rock Panthers (7-1) defeated the Park Ridge Owls (6-2) 17-14 in a back and forth nail-biter on Friday, October 21.  The Panthers took an early 7-0 lead at the end of the first quarter on a 33-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Andrew Knight to senior Tony ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ — The Fair Lawn Cutters (3-4) were defeated by the Teaneck Highwaymen (6-1) 39-13 on Saturday, October 22.  The Cutters struck first with a 9-yard touchdown by senior Ryan Umstead, which made it 6-0 Fair Lawn at the end of the first quarter.  From there on out, the Highwaymen ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Glen Rock Panthers (6-1) shut out the North Arlington Vikings (4-3) in a 26-0 win on Friday, October 14.  Glen Rock took an early lead and never looked back through an effective running game, timely big plays in the air and a hellish performance on defense.   Senior ...

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HAWTHORNE/FAIR LAWN, NJ - On Saturday, October 15t the Hawthorne Pirates (Division 3 Girls) staged an epic comeback on the road, to secure a nail-biting come from behind 4-3 victory vs. the Fair Lawn Cruisers.  Early in the contest, the aggressive goal tending and defense of Fair Lawn kept the ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - What’s impressive about the 2022 Glen Rock High School boys soccer program thus far isn’t just their stellar overall record. What’s also worth considering are the ways in which the Panthers conduct themselves on the field with these attributes: discipline ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ — The Cutters (3-2) defeated the Hopatcong Chiefs (0-5) in dominating fashion 46-12 on Saturday, October 8.  The Cutters jumped out in front early, scoring on their first drive of the game on a 58-yard touchdown run by senior Ryan Umstead.  Fair Lawn elected to go for the ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Glen Rock's defense shut down Hasbrouck Heights in the second half and in overtime, defeating the Aviators 14-7 in overtime at Glen Rock High School Friday night in a NJIC mandated crossover game. Hasbrouck Heights falls to 4-2 with the loss. Glen Rock improves to 5-1 with the ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ — The Glen Rock Panthers (4-1) were defeated 49-7 by the Rutherford Bulldogs (5-0) on Friday, September 30.  The Bulldogs opened the scoring with a long scoring drive, capped off by an 8-yard touchdown pass from senior Van Weber to junior Ryan Ward to take a 7-0 lead with 4:23 ...

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The season is still in its relative infancy and local college student athletes are already putting up some impressive statistics in their chosen sports in the Garden State. Let’s take a look at some of their achievements. This is the first installation: Ben Zakowski (Glen Rock High School) ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ — The Fair Lawn Cutters (1-2) defeated the Kearny Kardinals (2-2) 43-0 to capture their first win of the season on Saturday, September 24. After their big win, Fair Lawn goes on the road to take on Bergen Tech in a league matchup set for Thursday, September 29 at 6:30 ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Hawthorne Cosmos (Division 5 Girls) suffered a tough loss on Saturday, September 24, to the Fair Lawn Speedboats 8-6.  It was a well-played back and forth game. Goals were scored by Abby Alberta (2), Emma Troll (2) Abby Sico (1) and Giuliana Biancamano (1).  Asha Mathew, ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Glen Rock Panthers (4-0) dominated the Lodi Rams (2-3) in a 35-7 win on Friday, September 23. Glen Rock remains one of the hottest teams in New Jersey, extending their winning streak to four. The Panthers never looked back after jumping out to a 28-0 halftime lead led by ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - It was Glen Rock Panthers 1 and Fair Lawn Cutters 0 at Friday's Bergen County Womens Coaches Association (BCWCA) soccer tournament preliminary round matchup on September 24. Senior Fiona Reilly scored the winning (and one and only) goal. Glen Rock Annie Leonard, a freshman, ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Last Saturday, the Hawthorne Stealth Division 5 girls team lost a close and strongly contested 2-1 game to a tough Glen Rock Leopards team at the Diamond Bridge Field in Hawthorne. Alexis Anton scored Hawthorne’s only goal, and she contributed all over the field throughout the ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – The Glen Rock Panthers improved to 2-0 on the season with a 20-7 win in their home opener against the Becton Wildcats on Friday, September 9. Glen Rock ran the ball effectively through senior Andrew Knight, who led the Panthers with 124 rushing yards and a touchdown.  Senior ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Division 5 (Boys) Hawthorne Blue Devils began the season strongly on Sunday, September 11.  The Blue Devils dominated the Fair Lawn Kickers 7-3. The offense was provided by Skye Ihim who had three goals followed by Alan Ozdami, Paul Pandel and Luke Minetti who each had one.

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Fair Lawn Cutters were defeated 13-0 in their season opener against the Indian Hills Braves on Saturday, September 10.  Both teams came out trying to establish the run, but the Braves were able to control the line of scrimmage and put together drives to keep the Cutters ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Number 26 playing Running Back for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights is Al-Shadee Salaam from East Orange, previously coached by Rae Oliver at EO Campus High as a Jaguar. Saturday, during week one of college football, Salaam was the game hero when led the team to victory, with a ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - After a 3-6 finish last season in the North Group 4 Division, the Fair Lawn Cutters look to turn the page in year three under head football coach Brendan Walis.  “Aside from having a lot of guys back, I would like to forget about most of last season. It was a tough season for us ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - In a surprise announcement Wednesday morning, the New Jersey Jackals professional baseball team announced that they will no longer call Yogi Berra Stadium home.  The team will continue the 2022 season at the stadium until the last game on August 25.  The Frontier League ...

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Several local student athletes had noteworthy performances in college sports this past spring season in New Jersey and beyond. Let’s take a glance at their performances. Madeline Dill (Glen Rock High School) was a senior midfielder for the Muhlenberg College (Allentown, Pennsylvania) women’s ...

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