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Senior Night for Basketball

Senior Night for Basketball

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities

February 14, 2020

Last night’s Senior Night for basketball was a huge success! With an enormous amount of fans from both towns, this game was bound to have a good ending. With a score of 68-51, Becton beat long time rivals, the Wood-Ridge Blue Devils. The passion on the court was palpable which ultimately made for...

Legendary Basketball player Kobe Bryant is remembered by the Becton Community

Legendary Basketball player Kobe Bryant is remembered by the Becton Community

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

February 4, 2020

Kobe Bryant passed away in a helicopter crash at the age of 41 on January 26, 2020, in Calabasas, California. Seven others, including his 13-year old daughter, Gianna, were in a helicopter on their way to Mamba Academy. Bryant often trained Gianna and other players from her travel team at the location....

Becton Wrestlers Rodriguez & Frizzo Make History

Becton Wrestlers Rodriguez & Frizzo Make History

Sarah Oehlmann and Nicolle Okumura

January 31, 2020

History was made this past weekend when Becton wrestler Michael Rodriguez won his 100th match. “I’ve been looking forward to closing in on my 100th win for a while now. The anticipation was thrilling and made me work even harder to get there,” said the senior of the accomplishment. Rodriguez has been on varsity all four years of high school and has been a strong leader and competitor for...

Nick Mitarotonda named Player of the Week by NJ.com

Nick Mitarotonda named Player of the Week by NJ.com

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities

January 15, 2020

Becton is home to one of New Jersey’s top ‘Players of the Week’! Nicola Mitarotonda was named Player of the Week for the North Jersey Interscholastic Conference by NJ.com for the week of January 7-12. Here at the Cat’s Eye View, we were able to catch up with Nick to discuss this honor. CEV: How does...

The New Year Brings New Wins to Becton Basketball

The New Year Brings New Wins to Becton Basketball

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities

January 10, 2020

Hey Wildcats, are you ready for basketball season? Well, it looks like our basketball teams are. To start the season, the Varsity Boys won the In-Season Tournament by defeating long-time rivals, the Aviators. Unfortunately for Hasbrouck Heights, they were unable to catch up, leaving the score at 69-56....

First Chance at States for Becton Soccer team in a Decade

First Chance at States for Becton Soccer team in a Decade

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities

November 11, 2019

The 2019 Becton boys soccer team has faced both challenges and successes this season. At the Wildcats 1st game against Passaic Charter, they were completely dominating with goals from seniors Luis Andrade and Andri Barrios, juniors Antonio Scalcione, Brandon Grekaj, Damien Mota, and two from freshman Adr...

Becton football: players and fans start the season off right

Becton football: players and fans start the season off right

Sarah Oehlmann and Jenny Marcinkowski

September 20, 2019

This past summer, the town of East Rutherford renovated its’ turf football field. The former field reached a survival life of ten years in 2014. According to Dr. Dario Sforza, superintendent and principal of Henry P. Becton Regional High School, the field had “started warping and fading”. Dr. Sfor...

Junior Novello breaks school shot put record

Junior Novello breaks school shot put record

Jaylen Nuila, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

Junior Briella Novello broke the Becton Regional High School Track and Field women's shot put record by three feet with a throw of 34 feet at the NJIC Meadowlands Division Championship on April 30. The athlete surpassed the 2014 record of 31 ft. and 6.75 in. held by Erika Williams. Additionally,...

Senior boys track & field athletes recognized as key leaders

Senior boys track & field athletes recognized as key leaders

Monserrath Martinez, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

Track and field athletes Stephen Henke, Mekhi Davis, Seth Salvemini, and Tyler Salo are exhibiting outstanding leadership this season, according to their coach, Mr. Mark Peck.   “This year, we have strong leaders that can compete at a state sectional level,” said the high school track coach. ...

Varsity basketball athlete Monahan earns 1000th point

Varsity basketball athlete Monahan earns 1000th point

Jenny Marcinkowski, Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

March 14, 2019

Senior Nicholas Monahan celebrated his 1,000th point in his high school basketball career during the NJSIAA Section 2, Group 1 Tournament on Feb. 26. In addition to achieving his 1,000th point, Nick helped his team achieve a victory against Newark's Arts High School, 68-56. The Becton senior accomplish...

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