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Becton’s Anderson breaks second track & field record, Henke places first in hurdles

Becton’s Anderson breaks second track & field record, Henke places first in hurdles

Cindy Muco, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Senior Gregory Anderson succeeded in beating the track & field school record for the shot put on May 1. The old school record was 51 feet 10 inches, and he now holds the record with 54 feet 5 inches. The senior athlete also broke the school record for the discus last year at 158 feet 10 inches. “I’ve...

Varsity baseball players set strong personal goals, credit coaches for success

Varsity baseball players set strong personal goals, credit coaches for success

Maya Dobrygowski and Brandon Vargas

April 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

With a winning record to date (4-3) and 3-3 in the league, the Becton Boys Varsity Baseball Team is off to a nice start. Teams that the boys have won against this month alone include Tenafly (2-1), Weehawken (9-2), Hasbrouck Heights (7-2) and North Arlington (16-4). The next game against Saddle Brook...

Coach Peck has high hopes for 2018 girls track season

Coach Peck has high hopes for 2018 girls track season

Sarah Bourouf and Noelia Moore

April 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The Becton Girls Track Team has successfully begun the 2018 season under the leadership of second-year coach Mr. Marc Peck. With a team that has already been able to score in almost every event, Coach Peck believes that this group of girls is much more diverse than last year’s team. “With a young...

Junior Nuila to attend volleyball invitational in Australia this summer

Junior Nuila to attend volleyball invitational in Australia this summer

Kasley Alexander, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Junior Jaylen Nuila, along with several other volleyball players from across the country, will be joining the Down Under Sports Tournaments to participate in the 20th annual volleyball invitational in Australia. The trip will begin on July 16 and will continue for ten days. The total cost of th...

Becton wrestling wraps up with several postseason wins

Becton wrestling wraps up with several postseason wins

Sarah Bourouf, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The 2017-2018 wrestling team, which was made up of only two seniors, Carlos Mercado and Jason Kopich, has concluded its season with a 6-12 record. “This was a rebuilding year for the team,” stated Coach Settembrino. “Overall, it was a good season. It was a slow start, but we began winning toward...

Mr. Cantatore to coach boys tennis team

Mr. Cantatore to coach boys tennis team

Cindy Muco, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Mr. Cantatore has recently been approved as the new head coach for Becton Boys Tennis. The science instructor commented that he has always had a passion for the sport, so when the opportunity arose, he was more than excited to take the position. As the current bowling coach for the high school, this...

Junior Henke prepares for track during off-season

Junior Henke prepares for track during off-season

Misha Asim, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Stephen Henke, a junior at Becton Regional High School, is preparing for the upcoming track season by actively visiting a sports and athletic training facility, Total Nunziato Training (TNT), which is located in Paramus. During a race, Stephen jumps 10 hurdles and sprints 110 meters while using a 3-step...

Becton alumnus, Jay Longo, volunteers to coach Becton Football

Becton alumnus, Jay Longo, volunteers to coach Becton Football

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

February 25, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, In Case You Missed It, Sports

Mr. Jay Longo will be continuing his 15-year coaching career by acting as a volunteer football coach for the Becton Wildcats. His career includes coaching the Junior Wildcats Football Team from 2003 to 2017. During 12 of those years, he fulfilled the role as head coach and led the junior team to a Meadowlands...

Becton Bowling maintains winning record

Becton Bowling maintains winning record

Alexis Howard, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The Becton Bowling Team has been going strong this season with nine wins for the varsity team and three wins for the JV team. Some of the many schools that the varsity team has defeated this season include St. Mary's High School, Wallington High School and Wood-Ridge High School. In addition to a winnin...

Freshman Frezzo proves fierce on the mat

Freshman Frezzo proves fierce on the mat

Jaylen Nuila and Sarah Bourouf

January 29, 2018


Filed under In Case You Missed It, Sports, Winter Sports

Becton’s only female wrestler, Freshman Izabella Frezzo, has made her mark with an impressive record of 16-2. Izabella was first introduced to combat sports at the age of two by her father. Furthermore, she was 7.5 years old when she started participating in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and 14 when she began...

Senior Kuc recognized for his soccer skills

Senior Kuc recognized for his soccer skills

Sarah Bourouf, Staff Writer

January 1, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Senior Rafael Kuc has been named an All-NJIC Meadowlands Division First Team Forward for being one of the top players in the division. Because of his performance, the senior athlete was chosen by coaches in this division from all the teams Becton has challenged throughout the season. Rafael scored...

Joe Emerson awarded NJ High School Mini Max Award

Joe Emerson awarded NJ High School Mini Max Award

Misha Asim, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Senior Joe Emerson is one out of 65 recipients to receive the 2017 New Jersey High School Football Mini Max Award. “When notified about this award, among the many emotions running through me, overwhelmed is the best way to describe it. It is truly an honor,” he said.  He added that it was a great p...

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