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Girls’ basketball team has high hoops for upcoming season

Girls’ basketball team has high hoops for upcoming season

Jared Farhat, Sports Writer
December 5, 2014
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Becton Girls’ Basketball prepares for another season, and similar to the boys, the girls also have a first year varsity head coach. Coach Bott will take over for the team, planning to use her experience to bring the championship here to Becton. Coaching at Secaucus for 14 years as both the basketball...

Becton Bowling prepares to strike again

David Stoltz, Staff Writer
December 3, 2014
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Heading into his thirteenth year as the head coach of the bowling team, Mr. Caprio said that he is looking to bring the sport back to the prominence it had in the early twenty-first century. Guidance Counselor Mr. Caprio has helped lead the award winning team to six league championships and two state...

Running back Roy Forys receives prestigious 2014 NJ Mini Max High School Award

Running back Roy Forys receives prestigious 2014 NJ Mini Max High School Award

November 26, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Student Life

Senior Roy Forys was selected, along with 56 other athletes in the state of New Jersey, to receive the 2014 NJ Mini Max High School Award. Recipients are evaluated according to football statistics, academics, and community service, and the football player was nominated by Head Coach Chuck Kalendar...

St. Lawrence University football coach seeks out exceptional seniors

Devyn Di Meola, Editor
November 23, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, News, Sports, Student Life

Assistant Football Coach Mr. Brandon Lemon recently visited Becton in hopes of recruiting players for St. Lawrence University’s football team. This select group included five seniors: Roy Forys, Giuseppe Giraldo, Dylan Lewin, Giuseppe Penna, and John Zierold. The coach described the academic, social,...

Becton football advances to round 2 of North 1, Group 1 playoffs

Becton football advances to round 2 of North 1, Group 1 playoffs

Miranda Febus, Editor
November 18, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The varsity football team has impressively advanced to another round of the State playoffs. The team defeated Bogota on Friday night, Nov. 14, with a score of 51-14. With plenty of interceptions led by Senior Roy Rorys, Becton was able to score multiple touchdowns, leaving no room for Bogota to hold...

Becton volleyball team walks off court with pride

Becton volleyball team walks off court with pride

Devyn Di Meola, Editor
November 12, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Becton Girls’ Volleyball showed tremendous effort in their struggle against Kinnelon in the State Quarterfinals, but were ultimately defeated with scores of 25-12 and 25-19. Despite their disheartening loss, girls’ volleyball has left behind a legacy of accomplishments and a prosperous season that...

Becton welcomes new girls’ basketball coach, Mrs. Bott

Becton welcomes new girls’ basketball coach, Mrs. Bott

Brittany Welsch, Staff Writer
November 11, 2014
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Familiar with Becton basketball’s previous season, Mrs. Cherryl Bott, Becton's new girls' basketball coach, is looking forward to the 2014-2015 season and is optimistic about improving technique and leading the girls to victory. “We’re definitely going to work hard,” Mrs. Bott said. “I know...

End of successful soccer season leaves seniors feeling bittersweet

End of successful soccer season leaves seniors feeling bittersweet

Jared Farhat, Staff Writer
November 5, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Becton’s Senior Night was a huge success for both the girls’ and boys’ soccer programs. The games were memorable, bringing a sense of excitement to all seniors involved, on and off the field. The boys’ team played St. Mary’s and won 4-1, bringing their overall record to 9-7. Although it...

Undefeated Becton Volleyball Team wins first County League Title in 30 years

Undefeated Becton Volleyball Team wins first County League Title in 30 years

Jamie Scangarella, Staff Writer
October 28, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The undefeated Becton Volleyball Team won the Bergen County League Title after a triumphant win against the Wood Ridge Blue Devils on Oct. 24. The final scores of the games were 25-13 and 26-24. The Lady Wildcats are ranked 4th in the state of New Jersey for the Group 1 Division with a record of 21-4. Coach...

Wildcats beat Falcons at Homecoming Game; Isaac and Kennedy named king and queen

Wildcats beat Falcons at Homecoming Game; Isaac and Kennedy named king and queen

John Rotella, Staff Writer
October 17, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The Becton Homecoming Game ended with a victory over the Saddle Brook Falcons, 35-14, and the announcement of Homecoming King and Queen, Rameen Isaac and Shannon Kennedy, on Oct. 17. “The game had a great atmosphere, and the entire homecoming court was fantastic. I was very pleased at how the entire...

Undefeated Becton Volleyball Team wins Hackensack Lady Comets Invitational; 14-0 record

Undefeated Becton Volleyball Team wins Hackensack Lady Comets Invitational; 14-0 record

Jamie Scangarella, Staff Writer
October 7, 2014
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Becton’s undefeated varsity volleyball team has begun their season with triumph. The team’s current record stands at 14-0 and they intend keeping this streak going throughout the remainder of the season. At the Hackensack Volleyball Tournament, the girls brought home the gold after knocking out...

FCC blitzes NFL blackout rule

Keenan McMurray
October 7, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Federal Communications Commission has unanimously decided to rally against the NFL blackout rule. The bipartisan vote by the FCC denounces the nearly 65 year practice of canceling local game broadcasts if the stadium does not sell at least 85 percent of the tickets 72 hours before game day. The...

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