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Junior Novello breaks school shot put record

Briella Novello stands beside Assistant Coach Mr. Mendelsohn after breaking the school record and placing first in the shot put.

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

Onlookers watch Stephen Henke hurdle his way to victory at the latest track meet.

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. ...

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

Senior Greg Anderson holds Becton's shot put record.

Cindy Muco, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

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

Baseball captains Michael Bolwell and Joseph Emerson agree that whether or not it’s a physical or a mental contribution, each is equally important when playing as part of a team.

Maya Dobrygowski and Brandon Vargas

April 19, 2018

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

Sha-Shan-Yah Desmornes Graham, the only senior on the girls track team, is running the 200 meter against Hasbrouck Heights.

Sarah Bourouf and Noelia Moore

April 18, 2018

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...

Mr. Cantatore to coach boys tennis team

Cindy Muco, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018

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 Stephen Henke credits his father and Coach Settembrino for his athletic success.

Misha Asim, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018

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...

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...

Junior Anderson breaks 1995 school discus record

Greg beats the school record by throwing the discus 158 feet.

Jessica Coleman, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017

Junior Gregory Anderson broke the school record for the discus event on April 24 at a home Becton Track meet. Discus is a track and field event where a student spins and throws a 1.6 kg disc as far as he or she can. The school record was set over two decades ago by Michael Colella at 153 feet 10 inches....

Rutgers Football recruits Junior Greg Anderson

Greg sports his Rutgers gear while hanging out in the university's football locker room.

Patrick Cao, Editor

April 27, 2017

Junior Gregory Anderson, a Becton Varsity football player, has been recruited by Rutgers University in New Brunswick. When Greg visited the college campus on April 11 with his mother and sister, he was given the opportunity to practice with other recruits from various high schools, discuss important...

Softball coach anticipates successful season

The Lady Wildcats look forward to defeating Immaculate Conception on April 5.

Simran Kaur and Victoria Cruz

April 5, 2017

Becton’s softball team is looking forward to a successful season being led by longtime softball coach Mr. Hall and Physical Education and Health Teacher Ms. Sammarone, frequently called Ms. Sam by all her students and players. She is very excited to start the 2017 season with this dedicated group of...

Boys’ tennis team ‘significantly improves’ from last season

Boys' tennis team 'significantly improves' from last season

Anthony Cioce and Sabryna Almeida

April 4, 2017

Becton Boys’ Tennis Coach Mr. Symms is working closely alongside captains Sophomore Tenzin Kalsang from Becton and Robert Wasilczyk from Wallington. According to the coach, some players who fans should keep an eye out for are Tenzin Kalsang, Gene Lee, Bart Olszowy, and Robert Wasilczyk.  Mr. Symms...

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