Cat's Eye View

Legendary Basketball player Kobe Bryant is remembered by the Becton Community

Jenny Marcinkowski, Lead Editor: District Initiatives & Community Affairs

February 4, 2020

Kobe Bryant passed away in a helicopter crash at the age of 41 on January 26, 2020, in Calabasas, California. Seven others, including his 13-year old daughter, Gianna, were in a helicopter on their way to Mamba Academy. Bryant often trained Gianna and other players from her travel team at the location....

Nick Mitarotonda named Player of the Week by NJ.com

Nick Mitarotonda named the North Jersey Interscholastic Conference Player of the Week for the week of January 7-12.

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities

January 15, 2020

Becton is home to one of New Jersey’s top ‘Players of the Week’! Nicola Mitarotonda was named Player of the Week for the North Jersey Interscholastic Conference by NJ.com for the week of January 7-12. Here at the Cat’s Eye View, we were able to catch up with Nick to discuss this honor. CEV: How does...

The New Year Brings New Wins to Becton Basketball

Both the Becton Girls & Boys Basketball teams are having an amazing season.

Sarah Oehlmann, Editor: Sports, Clubs & Student Activities

January 10, 2020

Hey Wildcats, are you ready for basketball season? Well, it looks like our basketball teams are. To start the season, the Varsity Boys won the In-Season Tournament by defeating long-time rivals, the Aviators. Unfortunately for Hasbrouck Heights, they were unable to catch up, leaving the score at 69-56....

Coach Balaban prepares for 2017-2018 basketball season

Brandon Vargas, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

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...

Boys’ soccer kicks off season with 3 wins

The boys' soccer record is currently 3-3.

Sara Bourouf, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

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...

Mr. Anfang turns passion for sports into teaching

Mr. Anfang is interested in coaching the Becton Boys' Tennis Team in the future.

Maya Dobrygowski, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

For the 2017-2018 school year, the Becton community welcomes a new physical education teacher, Mr. Anfang. For someone with a passion for almost every sport, Mr. Anfang decided to become a physical education teacher during his senior year of college.  The new gym instructor attended Cedarville U...

Fall Pep Rally

The Becton Wildcat puts on a performance during the fall pep rally.

September 19, 2017

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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...

Becton winter athletics continues successful season

Senior members of the wrestling team and Coach Settembrino are ready for the 2016-2017 season.

Jana Christiano and Jessica Coleman

February 28, 2017

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...

Coach Sett has high hopes for upcoming wrestling season

Senior members of the wrestling team and Coach Settembrino are ready for the 2016-2017 season.

Taina Soler and Brianna Peraino

December 8, 2016

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 Boys Tennis Season Preview

Becton Boys Tennis Season Preview

Austin Kim, Staff Writer

May 2, 2016

The year of 2016 brings Becton’s tennis players together, with many new athletes entering this year’s spring sport. Becton’s Boys Tennis Team began the season with a 0-5 record and a total of ten players. Players on the team who play in 1v1 matches are known as “singles” players while those...

Owner Woody Johnson spends green on Gang Green

Owner Woody Johnson spends green on Gang Green

David Stoltz, Staff Writer

April 20, 2015

Following a weak season, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson decided it was time he put some more money into his team. He began with the hiring of new Head Coach Todd Bowles and General Manager Mike Maccagnan. The moment the new regime took over, the team began to take a step in the right direction....

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