Many times, sports are about more than the score at the end of a game. Mahwah athletes in 2013 proved that some of the most important sports stories in a community happen off the field. Though, their performance on the field was pretty impressive, too. Here are our picks for the top Mahwah Patch sports stories of the year.
Veteran members of the ice hockey teams of Mahwah and Ramsey played each other in honor of a soldier killed in Afghanistan this year. McGill and his father were instrumental in starting the hockey leagues in bith Mahwah and Ramsey.
The girls basketball team from Newtown High School was in Mahwah Sunday for a special game against the team from the Saddle River Day School. The game raised money for Threes for Sandy Hook, a fundraising program started by the Newtown Nighthawks Girls Varsity Basketball team in response to the school shooting tragedy in Newtown last December.
Coach Jeff Remo says the moment was made even more special by his son, a player who secured the win.
PJ Cerreto is set to start his Major League Baseball career.
Mahwah High School grad Kevin Haslam now plays for the Patriots.