Sports

ALJ Bowling Team Wins Westfield Tournament

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CLARK — The Arthur L. Johnson High School Bowling Team took first place in the Warren Wheeler Tournament run by Westfield High School this weekend. Coach Zaleski said, “The team showed up today with all intentions on winning it all and that they did!”

Tickets On Sale For NJ State High School Individual Wrestling Championships

ATLANTIC CITY — Tickets are on sale today for one of New Jersey’s most popular scholastic sports events — the annual New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletics Association (NJSIAA) individual wrestling championships, which will be held March 7, 8 and 9, 2014 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

ALJ’s Vin Banek Finishes 2nd In Defensive Player Of The Year Poll

CLARK — On Thursday, Dec. 5, NJ.com closed a poll for the best high school football defensive player in the State of New Jersey this past season. Arthur L. Johnson senior linebacker Vin Banek was one of 38 nominees, and he finished in second place.

Former NFL, MLB Players Inducted Into NJSIAA Bollinger Hall Of Fame

ROBBINSVILLE – A former National Football League player who was named the Prep Athlete of the Year while at Scotch Plains Fanwood High School and a former Major League Baseball player originally from New Brunswick are among seven Garden State sports luminaries recently inducted into the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) Bollinger Hall of Fame’s class of 2013.

NJSIAA Members Reject High School Football State Championship Proposal

ROBBINSVILLE– The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) voted Monday to maintain the status quo in the high school football state playoff format, rather than approving a proposal to allow teams representing member schools to compete for overall group state championships.

Benedictine Academy To Host 8th Annual Christmas Basketball Tournament

James Madison High School of Madison won last year's Dr. Rose Battaglia Christmas Tournament. Pictured here are varsity team members: Back row- l-r: Paige Jacqmin, Sam White, Kyra Mobley, Mackaella Goodwin, Sam de Poortere, Gaby Fuchs, Kristina Qualben, Gabby Conmy. Front row, kneeling, l-r: Bridget McAndrew and Tori Ellis. (Photo courtesy of Benedictine Academy)

ELIZABETH—Benedictine Academy (BA) in Elizabeth, along with the Benedictine Academy Parents Association (BAPA), will host the eighth annual “Dr. Rosemarie Battaglia Christmas Basketball Tournament” at the school, located at 840 North Broad Street in Elizabeth, from Dec. 26-29.

Elizabeth PAL Wrestling Registration Opens Dec. 10

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ELIZABETH – The Elizabeth PAL will begin taking registration for the 2013-14 wrestling season on Tuesday, Dec. 10, from 7-8:30 p.m. at Edison Academy, 505 North Broad Street. Registration will continue on Wednesday and Thursday.