Sports

Linden Hosts Boxing Night

LINDEN—A “Night of Sparkling Diamonds, Bubbling Champagne and Championship Boxing” will be held on Friday, Nov. 14, when the Linden Boxing Association, in conjunction with the Linden Public Property and Community Services Department presents the 75th annual New Jersey State…

NJCU Softball Coach To Be Inducted Into Carteret Hall Of Fame

CARTERET—New Jersey City University head softball coach Bridgette Quimpo will become the first female inducted into the Carteret High School Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 25, as part of that school’s second induction ceremonies. Quimpo, a four-year, three-sport…

Hanratty Works To Build Football Tradition

By Jim Whelan Governor Livingston coach Terry Hanratty is working to build a football tradition at the Union County school.  A proven winner, Hanratty knows what it takes. The 2008 campaign brings a lot of question marks and some uncertainty,…

Who Are The Real Losers In The Rutgers Stadium Debacle?

By Michael M. Shapiro The private fundraising effort to pay for a $30 million shortfall in the financing of a $102 million stadium expansion for Rutgers University has been a debacle.  Less than $2 million has been raised since the…

Sarica Named New Jersey Athletic Conference Rookie Of The Week

  JERSEY CITY—Nicole Sarica, a 2008 graduate of Linden High School and member of the New Jersey City University women’s soccer team, has been named the New Jersey Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week for week three of the 2008…

Sarica Ranked Among Nation’s Best

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—The NCAA released its first weekly Division III women’s soccer national statistical report for the 2008 season on Sept. 10, and New Jersey City University freshman forward Nicole Sarica is among the top players in assists per game and…

Senior Olympics Set To Open Saturday

WOODBRIDGE—Mayor John E. McCormac, along with representatives from the New Jersey Senior Olympic Committee, Senior Olympians and gold medalists, competing senior athletes, and world-class Olympic competitors and sport champions, will open the 2008 New Jersey Senior Olympic Games at 10…

Second Place Finish

Second Place Finish – Linden’s 13-14 year old team won second place in the Tri-County League, made up of teams from Union, Essex and Middlesex counties. Pictured from left to right are Coach E. Mack, Alex Ciprian, Coach Dwayne Crespo,…

Getting Tips From The Pros

Getting Tips From The Pros—WNBA star Tamecka Dixon, of the Houston Comets, gives advice to Roselle basketball players at a free clinic she held at Abraham Clark High School on Aug. 2, along with Roselle Boys Varsity Basketball coach Mike…