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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 students support Wildcats Football’s first home game of the 2019 season. Photo by Jenny Marcinkowski.

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...

Korabi & Lesho crowned Homecoming King & Queen

Adib Korabi and Alyssa Lesho earn the title as Becton's Homecoming King and Queen.

Samirah Reyes, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018

Seniors Alyssa Lesho and Adib Korabi were crowned Homecoming King and Queen at the Becton Football Game against Butler on October 12. The court was made up of six seniors including Stephen Henke, Paige Kruse, Tamara Crespo and Nicholas Monahan who were all honored to be selected by their classmates. While...

School spirit and involvement becomes main focus for Class of 2019


Samirah Reyes, Staff Writer

October 7, 2018

A leading goal of this year’s graduating class is to increase school spirit and motivate students to become more involved at school functions, and currently, the growth of enthusiasm and participation can be seen at various athletic events, especially football games. Senior Stephen Henke, who is...

Junior Nuila to attend volleyball invitational in Australia this summer

Becton Junior Jaylen Nuila participates in volleyball, basketball and track & field.

Kasley Alexander, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018

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 alumnus, Jay Longo, volunteers to coach Becton Football

Mr. Jay Longo played Becton Football while attending the high school from the years 1994 through 1998.

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

February 25, 2018

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’s Bolwell signs to attend Assumption College, receives full scholarship

Senior Quarterback Michael Bolwell has signed to attend Assumption College.

Safa Hassan, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

Becton Senior Michael Bolwell has committed to attend Division 2 Assumption College located in Worcester, Massachusetts on Wednesday, February 7. Michael has chosen to play for the Assumption College Football Team because he enjoys the environment and the students. His position will be quarterback...

Senior Kuc recognized for his soccer skills

Sarah Bourouf, Staff Writer

January 1, 2018

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

Misha Asim, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017

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...

Captains Sewastianowicz & Kanani lead girls’ tennis team

Maya Dobrygowski, Staff Writer

October 14, 2017

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

The 2017-2018 Becton Homecoming Court

Lynda DeCarlo, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

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...

Girls’ soccer team goal is another league title

The girls' soccer team beat Weehawken 11-0 on September 13.

Lisa Squeo, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Becton Girls’ Soccer ended their season strongly last year by winning their League Championship, which they plan to defend this season. Although the season just began, but the members of the team firmly believe that this will be their best one yet. The head coach is Ms. Wojciech Sliwinski who works...

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