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My father had a curiosity about celebrities, professional athletes in particular, so many weekends were spent at Two Guys Department Stores and electronics stores obtaining autographs and meeting players from New York teams. He quizzed the athletes, conversed with them, asking details about their lives, such as where they lived, how they got their ...big breaks, what foods they liked, where they grew up, how many children they had, what their hobbies were. I stood by my father's side, taking in all I could about my heroes. Looking back, those experiences influenced my decision to pursue not only teaching but to have sports writing to fall back on. Writing became my profession and I went about it and still go about it with great passion, pounding out thousands of stories over three-plus decades. Over time, I came to realize that high school and local sports appeal to me most. I feel privileged to tell people's stories. More

Play Pink Game at High Point

The High Point field hockey team will hold its ninth annual Play Pink Game on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. The junior varsity game is set for 4 p.m. and t...
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Dodgers, Colonials prevail

Madison, behind two goals and an assist by Elizabeth Romano, shut out sixth-seeded Mount Olive 3-0 in a Morris County Tournament quarterfinal on Satur...
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Roxbury blanks Wildcats

Giovanna Harrigan and Emma Karnitsky had a goal apiece when Roxbury blanked Whippany Park 2-0 in a Morris County Tournament first-round game on Saturd...
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Lakers nip Mo-Beard in OT

Mountain Lakes, sparked by goals from Holly Smith and Isabella Fragomeni, nipped Morristown-Beard 2-1 in overtime on Thursday, Sept. 22. Fragomen...
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Mendel's hat trick propels Braves

A hat trick by Morgan Mendel propelled Newton past Vernon 6-1 on Wednesday, Sept. 14. Natalie Rivas turned in a strong offensive effort, scoring twice...
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Fashion show highlight of Morristown High School's Project Graduation

HANOVER _ As a three-sport athlete at Morristown High School, Jen Donlin is accustomed to wearing a uniform and being sweaty.

The catcher for the softball team, Donlin is used to getting dirty and having unkempt hair from wearing a mask. Her legs bear scars from being "cleated," which is what often happens when an opposing player slides aggressively into home plate.

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Hornets cheerleaders raise funds, awareness

Hornets cheerleaders raise funds, awareness

EAST HANOVER _ The Hanover Park High School cheerleaders bring magic to sporting events, dazzling fans and keeping the players' spirits up.

Who knew, though, that they had the ability to turn ribbons into a garden?

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Goodwin records 400th career win

Maryann Goodwin, in her 16th season, recorded the 400th victory of her coaching career when Pequannock beat Kinnelon 4-2 on Wednesday, May 11. Na...
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Landry no-hitter powers Cougars

For the second time in two days, Parsippany prevailed under tense circumstances, edging Madison, 6-5, on Thursday, April 29. Meg Leitner's base hit kn...
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Danias, Rams advance in MCT

Lindsay Danias drove in two runs with a double and Kristen Lindquist and Michelle McMillan each had an RBI when Randolph defeated Montville ...
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