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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

Wolfpack lose in Group III semifinal

Clare Shea's goal in the 48th minute and a strong performance by goalkeeper Kayla Klatt provided the difference in Northern Highland's 2-1 triumph ove...
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Second-half barrage propels Kinnelon

KINNELON _ How do you keep a Cinderella Team from dancing at a soccer tournament? The best way may be to launch plenty of pumpkins at it.

Kinnelon's offensive barrage was too much for upstart Parsippany Hills on Sunday, Oct. 6. The Colts scored six second-half goals on the way to an 8-1 rout of the Vikings in opening-round Morris County Girls Soccer Tournament play.

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Colonials fall to North Hunterdon

Allison Remler had 10 assists and Jenna Brophy had seven digs when Morristown fell to North Hunterdon, 25-23, 25-13, on Wednesday, Oct. 30. Judy Erric...
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Colonials defeat Randolph

Allison Remler had eight assists and Jenna Brophy had five digs to spur Morristown past Randolph 2-0 on Wednesday, Sept. 18. The Colonials (3-2) preva...
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Kabat, Crimson shock Villa Walsh

Ninth-seeded Morristown-Beard pulled off the stunner of the day, nipping Villa Walsh 1-0 in Non-Public B action on Thursday, Nov. 7. Dani Kabat connec...
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No breaks for Bozzo, Wilson

No breaks for Bozzo, Wilson
"It was definitely hard. I learned to manage my time," Wilson said. "I've always loved all three sports and didn't want to give any of them up." Bozzo...
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Bombers keep rolling

Boonton, unfazed by a one-run deficit, scored three runs in the top of the fourth on the way to a 6-4 victory over North Warren in North Jersey Sectio...
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Wildcats move into semifinals

Brittany Funicelli pitched a no-hitter with 13 strikeouts when Whippany Park shut out Arts in North Jersey Section 2, Group I quarterfinal-round actio...
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Marinaro, Lions take H/W/S title

Back home following her freshman year at Ithaca College, Brooke Powers returned to the Pope John softball field to pitch batting practice. Lions ...
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Lakers rule North Group I

For three consecutive years, the Lakers and Ridgers have battled it out in the North Group I final. This time, the Lakers emerged as winners by a...
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