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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

Aikey, Pequannock triumph

Kristen Aikey netted two goals to pace Pequannock to a 3-0 victory over Whippany Park on Wednesday, Oct. 1. Dana Scillieri had the other goal for the ...
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Jefferson graduate proudly serves two towns

Jefferson graduate proudly serves two towns
Ventrice, now a freshman at Monmouth University, also was the epitome of unselfishness on the court, another attribute that will serve her well as a v...
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West Morris tops Roxbury

Rebekah Katz's solo home run snapped a 2-2 deadlock in the bottom of the third inning and West Morris went on to gain an 8-2 victory over Roxbury on T...
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Morris Knolls defeats Sparta

Morris Knolls rode the one-hit pitching of Ashley Lesch to a 3-0 victory over Sparta on Friday, April 25. Lesch, a senior righty, struck out nine and ...
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Kendelski, Gaels upend West Milford

Roxbury raced out to a 6-0 lead and went to gain a 17-11 win over West Milford on Monday, May 12. The Gaels (7-12) received five goals from Jamie Kend...
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Thompson, Klemans boost Bombers in MCT

Mackenzie Thompson's two hits, including a double, and four RBIs paced the attack for Boonton, which recorded an 11-0 victory over 23rd-seeded Mo...
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Colts edged in Dover Tournament final

Paige White's base hit drove in the game-winning run for Belvidere in the 11th inning when it edged Kinnelon 2-1 in the final of the Dover Tournament ...
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Montville tops Kinnelon in OT

Abby Haimson fired in two goals in overtime to boost Montville to a 13-12 win over Kinnelon on Friday, April 11. Nicole Dvoretsky connected with 4:08 ...
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Crusaders stood out

Crusaders stood out
That feeling of togetherness is definitely a bond that turns a team into a champion. Extenuating circumstances kept the Crusaders from attending the C...
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McNamara strikes twice to propel Crimson

Emma Polaski opened the scoring, connecting with 6:03 left in the first period, and Morristown-Beard went on to defeat Princeton Day 4-1 on Tuesday, F...
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