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Becton-Wallington Wrestling Team strives for seventh league title

Devyn Di Meola, Editor

December 15, 2014


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

As the 2014-15 season draws near, the Becton-Wallington Wrestling Team battles its way through pre-season and continues to prove itself as a powerhouse in the sport. In anticipation of their first match at the Haddon Heights Tournament on December 20, Becton-Wallington wrestlers build their discipline...

Becton welcomes new boys’ basketball head coach, Mr. Balaban

Akemi Yara, Staff Writer

December 8, 2014


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Becton Regional High School is proud to welcome Mr. Dan Balaban as the new head coach for varsity boys' basketball. Coach Balaban began coaching high school while he was studying at Rutgers University in New Brunswick. His career began as a volunteer assistant varsity girls’ basketball coach at...

Coach Balaban sets high expectations for boys’ basketball team

Jared Farhat, Sports Writer

December 5, 2014


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

As winter approaches and all fall sports come to an end, the Becton Boys’ Basketball Team prepares for what promises to be a great year. Participating in a summer league, the team looks to impress and surprise all with a strong core of seniors leading it. Head Varsity Coach Mr. Balaban stated, “As...

Girls’ basketball team has high hoops for upcoming season

Girls’ basketball team has high hoops for upcoming season

Jared Farhat, Sports Writer

December 5, 2014


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Becton Girls’ Basketball prepares for another season, and similar to the boys, the girls also have a first year varsity head coach. Coach Bott will take over for the team, planning to use her experience to bring the championship here to Becton. Coaching at Secaucus for 14 years as both the basketball...

Becton Bowling prepares to strike again

David Stoltz, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Heading into his thirteenth year as the head coach of the bowling team, Mr. Caprio said that he is looking to bring the sport back to the prominence it had in the early twenty-first century. Guidance Counselor Mr. Caprio has helped lead the award winning team to six league championships and two state...

Running back Roy Forys receives prestigious 2014 NJ Mini Max High School Award

Running back Roy Forys receives prestigious 2014 NJ Mini Max High School Award

November 26, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Student Life

Senior Roy Forys was selected, along with 56 other athletes in the state of New Jersey, to receive the 2014 NJ Mini Max High School Award. Recipients are evaluated according to football statistics, academics, and community service, and the football player was nominated by Head Coach Chuck Kalendar...

St. Lawrence University football coach seeks out exceptional seniors

Devyn Di Meola, Editor

November 23, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, News, Sports, Student Life

Assistant Football Coach Mr. Brandon Lemon recently visited Becton in hopes of recruiting players for St. Lawrence University’s football team. This select group included five seniors: Roy Forys, Giuseppe Giraldo, Dylan Lewin, Giuseppe Penna, and John Zierold. The coach described the academic, social,...

Becton football advances to round 2 of North 1, Group 1 playoffs

Becton football advances to round 2 of North 1, Group 1 playoffs

Miranda Febus, Editor

November 18, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The varsity football team has impressively advanced to another round of the State playoffs. The team defeated Bogota on Friday night, Nov. 14, with a score of 51-14. With plenty of interceptions led by Senior Roy Rorys, Becton was able to score multiple touchdowns, leaving no room for Bogota to hold...

Becton volleyball team walks off court with pride

Becton volleyball team walks off court with pride

Devyn Di Meola, Editor

November 12, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Becton Girls’ Volleyball showed tremendous effort in their struggle against Kinnelon in the State Quarterfinals, but were ultimately defeated with scores of 25-12 and 25-19. Despite their disheartening loss, girls’ volleyball has left behind a legacy of accomplishments and a prosperous season that...

Becton welcomes new girls’ basketball coach, Mrs. Bott

Becton welcomes new girls’ basketball coach, Mrs. Bott

Brittany Welsch, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Familiar with Becton basketball’s previous season, Mrs. Cherryl Bott, Becton's new girls' basketball coach, is looking forward to the 2014-2015 season and is optimistic about improving technique and leading the girls to victory. “We’re definitely going to work hard,” Mrs. Bott said. “I know...

End of successful soccer season leaves seniors feeling bittersweet

End of successful soccer season leaves seniors feeling bittersweet

Jared Farhat, Staff Writer

November 5, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Becton’s Senior Night was a huge success for both the girls’ and boys’ soccer programs. The games were memorable, bringing a sense of excitement to all seniors involved, on and off the field. The boys’ team played St. Mary’s and won 4-1, bringing their overall record to 9-7. Although it...

Undefeated Becton Volleyball Team wins first County League Title in 30 years

Undefeated Becton Volleyball Team wins first County League Title in 30 years

Jamie Scangarella, Staff Writer

October 28, 2014


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The undefeated Becton Volleyball Team won the Bergen County League Title after a triumphant win against the Wood Ridge Blue Devils on Oct. 24. The final scores of the games were 25-13 and 26-24. The Lady Wildcats are ranked 4th in the state of New Jersey for the Group 1 Division with a record of 21-4. Coach...

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