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Ericksen takes Manhattan

WASHINGTON TWP. (Morris) _ Shayna Ericksen loves shopping for clothes. What pleases Ericksen, West Morris High School's reliable junior forward, more than browsing the racks for the latest styles is the prospect of doing it in New York City on a regular basis.

Tabakman commits to URI

PEQUANNOCK _ Within minutes, Pequannock's Sam Tabakman knew she belonged at the University of Rhode Island. "The campus was beautiful," said Tabakman, who received a scholarship to play basketball at the Division 1 college located in Kingstown. "I could see myself there right away. I loved the coaches and the players. I felt comfortable there.

Find The Courage takes to the court

SPARTA _ When Sammy Lapszynski began her freshman year at Jefferson High School, she towered over many of her classmates, standing 6 feet tall. Lapszynski's height made her valuable as a basketball player but some students couldn't help but make comments.