Sports

NJSIAA Proposal Could Have NJ’s HS Football Teams Contesting Group-Level State Championships By 2014

ROBBINSVILLE — A dramatic change could be coming to high school football in New Jersey. At a recent executive session, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) unveiled specifics of a proposal to allow the 308 teams representing its public high school members to compete for overall group state championships.

[PHOTO] Linden Tennis Champs

LINDEN – Linden High School Tennis Champions Olivia Podsiebierski (2nd singles) and Joanna Zalewski (1st singles) won the Union County Tournament at their respective positions on Friday, Sept. 20. They each won in straight sets. This marks the first time in Linden High school history that this feat has been accomplished. (Photo by Linden High School)

NJ Sports Betting Efforts Suffer Another Setback

STATE – A three-judge panel at the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia dampened hope to bring legalized sports gambling to New Jersey, upholding a ruling that said a state statute initiated by an Elizabeth lawmaker conflicts with federal law, which most likely means the case is heading to the U.S. Supreme Court.