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Becton winter athletics continues successful season

Becton winter athletics continues successful season

Jana Christiano and Jessica Coleman

February 28, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The Becton Regional High School winter athletic program has many highlights for the 2016-2017 season.  Mr. Settembrino and his wrestlers have had many accomplishments with seniors Louis Pontier, Phil Ruiz, Jordan Colon, Joseph Lesho, Junior Anthony Thomas, and Freshman Michael Rodriguez placing i...

Girls’ basketball coaches have high hopes for upcoming season

Girls’ basketball coaches have high hopes for upcoming season

Jessica Coleman, Staff Writer

December 20, 2016


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The Becton Girls' Basketball season has begun and it includes two new coaches, Varsity Basketball Coach Joseph Colombo and Junior-Varsity Basketball Coach Mark Dolaghan. While Coach Colombo has overseen several teams in the past, this is a first for Coach Dolaghan. The new varsity basketball...

Mr. Cantatore becomes bowling coach for 2016-2017 season

Mr. Cantatore becomes bowling coach for 2016-2017 season

Simran Kaur and Vicky Cruz

December 12, 2016


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Science Teacher Mr. Cantatore has become the new coach of the Becton Bowling Team, and his main goal is to keep the group's winning streak going. The bowling team consists of a varsity and junior varsity team. Varsity team members include sophomores Trevor Deliantis and Joseph Knoll and seniors Robert...

Coach Sett has high hopes for upcoming wrestling season

Coach Sett has high hopes for upcoming wrestling season

Taina Soler and Brianna Peraino

December 8, 2016


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

With winter sports approaching, Mr. Settembrino, head coach of the wrestling team, has provided some insight on the upcoming 2016-2017 season. According to Coach Sett, the team is shooting for the league title intending on making it to states, and the boys have been practicing every day for two hours...

Becton wrestling begins to wrap up season; Kolodziej, Ruiz finish strong

Becton wrestling begins to wrap up season; Kolodziej, Ruiz finish strong

Kaya Zawistowski, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Becton Wrestling, which is led by Head Coach Mr. Settembrino, is a contact sport made up of a talented line-up of Becton students. As the regular wrestling season ended a few weeks ago on February 13, the post season started February 20 and will continue until March 4. Coach Settembrino said that...

Coach Woodard shares optimism for 2nd half of basketball season

Coach Woodard shares optimism for 2nd half of basketball season

Catherine Dinapoli, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

With the Becton Boys’ Basketball Team one game away from the halfway mark, Coach Woodard remains optimistic for the rest of the season. “We’ve been working on fundamentals, decision making and taking care of the basketball, ” said Mr. Woodard. “These are techniques necessary for a winning...

Becton wrestling season set to begin Dec. 19

Becton wrestling season set to begin Dec. 19

Julio Rodriguez, Staff Writer

December 16, 2015


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

With winter sports season slowly approaching, it is time for the Becton Wrestling Team to begin its 2015-16 competition. Physical Education Instructor and Wrestling Coach Mr. Settembrino, who has been coaching wrestling for 12 years now, and Coach Guarnieri, who has been coaching for two, are both very...

Becton bowling team prepares for successful 2015-2016 season

Becton bowling team prepares for successful 2015-2016 season

Savannah Jones, Staff Writer

December 16, 2015


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Another successful bowling season has begun at Becton with History Teacher Mr. Caprio as the coach and 12-14 solid team members. Once can find the team practicing at Wallington Lanes for about three weeks before the season starts.  Mr. Caprio said,  “About 25 to 30 students try out for the team...

Girls’ basketball makes it to second round of states

Greg Dickman, Staff Writer

March 12, 2015


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

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, Staff Writer

March 12, 2015


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

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


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

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


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

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...

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