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Coach Balaban prepares for 2017-2018 basketball season

Coach Balaban prepares for 2017-2018 basketball season

Brandon Vargas, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

This year’s boys basketball interest meeting, which was held by Head Varsity Coach Mr. Balaban, was comprised of an estimated 40 to 50 Becton students. “The basketball interest meeting illustrated in a very clear manner that the program is growing and student athletes are excited about the prospects...

Ms. Giancaspro & Ms. Sammarone to coach girls JV basketball team

Ms. Giancaspro & Ms. Sammarone to coach girls JV basketball team

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Athletic Director Ms. Giancaspro and Physical Education Teacher Ms. Sammarone have taken on the position as the girls junior varsity basketball coaches for the 2017-2018 school year. As one of the in-house assistant coaches for the junior varsity team, Ms. Giancaspro's ultimate goal is to increase...

Captains Sewastianowicz & Kanani lead girls’ tennis team

Captains Sewastianowicz & Kanani lead girls’ tennis team

Maya Dobrygowski, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

With new girls on the team this year who are focused and motivated, Tennis Coach Mr. Serafin has plenty to boast about. “The girls have shown a lot of improvement not only as a team, but as individual players too. They went from not being able to volley to volleying well and from having technical...

Thomas & Nazco crowned Homecoming King and Queen

Thomas & Nazco crowned Homecoming King and Queen

Lynda DeCarlo, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Seniors Anthony “A-Train” Thomas and Memphis Nazco were crowned Homecoming King and Queen on Friday, Sept. 22 at Becton’s Homecoming Game against Wood-Ridge. Anthony is a four-year Becton Football athlete and participates in activities such as the Robotics Club, Peer Leadership Program and Yearbook...

Boys’ soccer kicks off season with 3 wins

Boys’ soccer kicks off season with 3 wins

Sara Bourouf, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Led by coaches Mr. Michael Furino and Mr. Michael Capelao, the Becton Boys’ Soccer Team is starting off their fall season strong with an 11-1 win against St Mary’s on September 8, a 6-1 win against Weehawken and a 3-1 victory against Wood Ridge. Their current record is 3-3. Senior Steven Dematteo...

Volleyball Coach O’Driscoll focuses on teamwork, communication

Volleyball Coach O’Driscoll focuses on teamwork, communication

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

With a 1-1 win against Wallington High School on September 12, the Becton Volleyball Team is off to a strong start. According to Head Coach Ms. O’Driscoll, the team’s biggest opponents this year are Wood Ridge High School and Hasbrouck Heights High School. The Becton Volleyball Team is also eager...

Becton Football, Cheering has officially begun

Becton Football, Cheering has officially begun

Jessica Coleman, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The 2017-2018 Becton Football season began on Sept. 8 with a win against Park Ridge. The boys took a victory of 28 to 7 against the Owls, and touchdowns were made by Senior Joseph Emerson, Senior Michael Bolwell and Junior Mehki Davis. The team is lead by Head Coach John Maher, and the assistant coaches...

Senior Thomas is nominated for Heart of a Giant Award

Senior Thomas is nominated for Heart of a Giant Award

Brandon Vargas, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Class of 2018 News, Fall Sports, Sports

Becton Senior Anthony Thomas has been recently nominated by Head Football Coach Mr. Jack Maher for the 2017 U.S.A Football Heart of a Giant Award. The accolade is presented by the Hospital for Special Surgery and the New York Giants. The goal of the Heart Of a Giant Award is to honor high school football...

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...

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