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Junior Anderson breaks 1995 school discus record

Junior Anderson breaks 1995 school discus record

Jessica Coleman, Staff Writer
May 8, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Junior Gregory Anderson broke the school record for the discus event on April 24 at a home Becton Track meet. Discus is a track and field event where a student spins and throws a 1.6 kg disc as far as he or she can. The school record was set over two decades ago by Michael Colella at 153 feet 10 inches....

Rutgers Football recruits Junior Greg Anderson

Rutgers Football recruits Junior Greg Anderson

Patrick Cao, Co-Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Junior Gregory Anderson, a Becton Varsity football player, has been recruited by Rutgers University in New Brunswick. When Greg visited the college campus on April 11 with his mother and sister, he was given the opportunity to practice with other recruits from various high schools, discuss important...

Softball coach anticipates successful season

Softball coach anticipates successful season

Simran Kaur and Victoria Cruz
April 5, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Becton’s softball team is looking forward to a successful season being led by longtime softball coach Mr. Hall and Physical Education and Health Teacher Ms. Sammarone, frequently called Ms. Sam by all her students and players. She is very excited to start the 2017 season with this dedicated group of...

Boys’ tennis team ‘significantly improves’ from last season

Boys’ tennis team ‘significantly improves’ from last season

Anthony Cioce and Sabryna Almeida
April 4, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Becton Boys’ Tennis Coach Mr. Symms is working closely alongside captains Sophomore Tenzin Kalsang from Becton and Robert Wasilczyk from Wallington. According to the coach, some players who fans should keep an eye out for are Tenzin Kalsang, Gene Lee, Bart Olszowy, and Robert Wasilczyk.  Mr. Symms...

Becton winter athletics continues successful season

Becton winter athletics continues successful season

Jana Christiano and Jessica Coleman
February 28, 2017
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The Becton Regional High School winter athletic program has many highlights for the 2016-2017 season.  Mr. Settembrino and his wrestlers have had many accomplishments with seniors Louis Pontier, Phil Ruiz, Jordan Colon, Joseph Lesho, Junior Anthony Thomas, and Freshman Michael Rodriguez placing i...

Girls’ basketball coaches have high hopes for upcoming season

Girls’ basketball coaches have high hopes for upcoming season

Jessica Coleman, Staff Writer
December 20, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The Becton Girls' Basketball season has begun and it includes two new coaches, Varsity Basketball Coach Joseph Colombo and Junior-Varsity Basketball Coach Mark Dolaghan. While Coach Colombo has overseen several teams in the past, this is a first for Coach Dolaghan. The new varsity basketball...

Mr. Cantatore becomes bowling coach for 2016-2017 season

Mr. Cantatore becomes bowling coach for 2016-2017 season

Simran Kaur and Vicky Cruz
December 12, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Science Teacher Mr. Cantatore has become the new coach of the Becton Bowling Team, and his main goal is to keep the group's winning streak going. The bowling team consists of a varsity and junior varsity team. Varsity team members include sophomores Trevor Deliantis and Joseph Knoll and seniors Robert...

Coach Sett has high hopes for upcoming wrestling season

Coach Sett has high hopes for upcoming wrestling season

Taina Soler and Brianna Peraino
December 8, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

With winter sports approaching, Mr. Settembrino, head coach of the wrestling team, has provided some insight on the upcoming 2016-2017 season. According to Coach Sett, the team is shooting for the league title intending on making it to states, and the boys have been practicing every day for two hours...

Girls’ soccer team wins NJIC Meadowlands Conference; earns first soccer banner

Girls’ soccer team wins NJIC Meadowlands Conference; earns first soccer banner

Brianna Peraino, Staff Writer
November 9, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The Becton Girls’ Soccer Team recently earned a spot in the State Championship this past season, and although they were not able to make it past the first round, they won the NJIC Meadowlands Conference. Overall, they are the champions of that division. Because of the team’s huge success, Becton...

Pontier, Anderson named Homecoming King and Queen

Pontier, Anderson named Homecoming King and Queen

Jessica Coleman, Staff Writer
October 6, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

This year’s Homecoming King and Queen are Luis Pontier and Tamia Anderson. Both were crowned at the Sept. 30 varsity football game. Luis has been playing football for eleven years and plans on attending Montclair State University to major in nursing and continue playing football. “I’m so happy ...

Becton Girls’ Soccer starts off on the right foot

Becton Girls’ Soccer starts off on the right foot

GaHyun Yoo, Staff Writer
September 28, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

With a new girls’ soccer head coach, Wojciech Wilwinski, and a new assistant coach, Ashley Dlugosh, the Becton Girls’ Soccer Team is currently holding a winning record. The record for the varsity team is currently 4 wins and 2 ties without any losses. Furthermore, the JV team holds a record of...

Coach Kuhns proud of girls’ tennis individual, team performances

Coach Kuhns proud of girls’ tennis individual, team performances

Ryan Strauss, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under Becton 2016-2017 Highlights, Fall Sports, Sports

A new school year is full of new beginnings, and the tennis season is no exception. While summer was still in full swing, the Becton Tennis Team was hard at work practicing for the upcoming season, and had been since late July. Tennis Coach Mr. Kuhns is enthusiastic about the school’s chances this...

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