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Girls’ basketball makes it to second round of states

Greg Dickman, Staff Writer

March 12, 2015

Although Becton’s girls’ basketball team was defeated in the state playoffs, they still ended with a strong season. The girls finished with a record of 14-9. The winning record helped with their playoff seeding, which put them in the ninth seed to verse the eighth seeded Emerson who finished with...

Ruiz, Forys wrap up wrestling season with a strong finish

Jared Farhat, Sports Writer

March 12, 2015

Becton wrestling had a great year with each member contributing to the successful outcome of the season. Specifically, Sophomore Phil Ruiz at the weight of 106 pounds and Senior Roy Forys at 160 pounds placed at Districts with Phil as runner-up and Roy claiming the title. Both wrestlers also headed down...

Becton Wallington Wrestling Team wins multiple titles at District 15

Becton Wallington Wrestling Team wins multiple titles at District 15

Renee Kochinski, Feature Editor

February 24, 2015

On February 21, the Becton Wrestling Team, under the direction of Coach Settembrino, dominated the mats and the scoreboard at the District 15 home competition. As a team, the boys collectively scored 165 points, which enabled them to beat Queen of Peace High School by a mere four and a half points. The...

Becton Basketball teams look forward to defeating rivals Hasbrouck Heights, Wood Ridge

Becton Basketball teams look forward to defeating rivals Hasbrouck Heights, Wood Ridge

January 12, 2015

Becton Girls’ Basketball has started this season off on a strong and steady foot. With a current varsity record of 2-2, the team is confident that a promising season awaits them. The girls’ next games will take place at Wood Ridge High School on January 13 and home against Wallington High School...

Becton Bowling Coach Mr. Caprio says promising 2nd half of season lies ahead

Jared Farhat, Sports Writer

January 12, 2015

The halfway mark for Becton Bowling’s season approaches rapidly as Coach Caprio and Senior Captain Brian Byun prepare the rest of the team for the final stretch. Coach Caprio stated, “I’m happy how we are bowling so far. Two sophomores Andrew Park and Bobby Emord are in the varsity starting...

One on one with Wrestling Captain Roy Forys

One on one with Wrestling Captain Roy Forys

Jared Farhat, Sports Writer

January 12, 2015

Becton Wrestling has had a strong start to the season with a winning 4-2 record. Senior Captain Roy Forys mentioned, “We began the season with some exciting wins in very important league matches. Our team has proven that we have what it takes to win. I definitely believe our team is capable of great...

Becton-Wallington Wrestling Team strives for seventh league title

Devyn Di Meola, Editor

December 15, 2014

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

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

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

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

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...

Becton welcomes new girls’ basketball coach, Mrs. Bott

Becton welcomes new girls’ basketball coach, Mrs. Bott

Brittany Welsch, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014

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...

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