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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...

Becton’s Anderson commits to Monmouth University, receives full scholarship

Becton’s Anderson commits to Monmouth University, receives full scholarship

Fabiola Gonzalez and Savannah Moorman

December 20, 2017


Filed under Becton 2017-2018 Highlights, Sports

Becton Regional High School's Gregory Anderson has signed to play Division 1 football at Monmouth University. Greg’s decision was based on the football program they offered. “The main thing that made me choose this university was that they have coaches with a great amount of experience on the fi...

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...

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