Sunday, May 19, 2013
Tom Coughlin, Mark Herzlich and Chris Snee are scheduled to appear at a benefit for Mahwah grad Frank Chamberlin.
A group of New York Giants will be in the area next month to rally fot a fellow NFL player battling brain cancer. Tom Coughlin, Head Coach of the NY Giants and Big Blue players Mark Herzlich and Chris Snee will be at the Wyckoff Family YMCA on Wednesday, June 5. The three will be part of a VIP “Meet and Greet,” happening from 5:30-6:45 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit Frank Chamberlin and his family. Frank is a Mahwah High School graduate, Wyckoff resident, and former NFL player who was diagnosed with an anaplastic astrocytoma, a rare form of brain cancer, last year. According to the release from the Y, the Meet and Greet will feature an "intimate reception," and photo ops with Tom, Mark, Chris, and other NY Giants players. …
Friday, May 17, 2013
The Irvington native signed a 3-year, $6 million contract with the Jets in March.
Jets running back Mike Goodson was sent to a Morris County jail following his arrest on drug and weapons charges in Denville Friday. Goodson, 25, was the passenger in a GMC Yukon stopped in the left center lane of I-80 West when a tow truck came upon them and called 911 early Friday morning, according to multiple reports. The tow truck driver reportedly was concerned about the intoxicated condition in which he found Goodson and the driver of the Yukon. Goodson was transported to Saint Claire’s Hospital in nearby Boonton and eventually charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a handgun, and possession of a hollow-point bullet, according to ESPN. The driver of the…
Former NBA player Chris Herren shares drug battle, recovery with community.
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains. It was just a little drinking and smoking on the weekends in high school. It was just a little cocaine offered by a friend in college. It was just one little yellow pill during the offseason. Then it was a career down the tubes. Then it was two drug overdoses, one of which was heart-stopping. Then it was a family that turned away because of too much pain. For more than an hour, Chris Herren, a once-heralded high school basketball star, college hoops standout and second round National Basketball Association draft …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Try-outs for Fall's travel teams start Friday.
School isn’t even out yet, but athletes in Mahwah are already prepping for the fall soccer season. The Mahwah Raiders are hosting in-person try-out sessions for different age groups starting this Friday, and running through next week. The league, which is made up of 15 travel teams and a Kinderkicker program for younger players, boasts professional trainers, competitive tournaments, and over 225 participants. Registration for try-outs is online. Get more information in the attached flier. Submit your questions or news tips to firstname.lastname@example.org. And, remember to sign up for Patch's daily newsletter, and get updates on Facebook and Twitter.
Monday, May 13, 2013
The entrepreneur says the NFL-registered league will be open to first graders through adults who want to play.
A Mahwah entrepreneur has started a new league that he says will help fill a void in the Bergen County sports scene. Carl Susini, who has lived in Mahwah with his wife since 2004, was a coach in the Mahwah Youth Football League for eight years before serving as president of the Bergen Passaic Youth Football League. Though Susini and his wife could not have any children, he says the impact youth sports had on him as a child prompted him to become involved in the existing programs in the township, and create something new. “I remember the experience I got,” he said. “It was not only educational, I learned things that were really life-changing. I want to be able to help give kids that.” In 2010, Susini founded Youth Sports World, a sports …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Don Bosco pulled ahead and away from Bergen County in the third quarter to win their second consecutive county title.
The Don Bosco Ironmen outscored the Bergen Catholic Crusaders 5-1 in the third quarter of the finals in the Bergen County Lacrosse Tournament. That scoring outburst made all the difference and propelled the Ironmen to a 10-6 victory and their second straight Bergen County championship. The Ironmen had a rough go of it in the first half. Bergen Catholic goalie Matt Pedrick was on point early on and held the Ironmen to just three first-half goals. “They came out playing hard. We were struggling with our shots and their goalie played really well," said Don Bosco captain Teddy Sisco-Tolomeo. Don Bosco looked like a different team in the second half. They came out very aggressive, snatched control of the game and never looked back. "In the …
Saddle Brook High School softball lost to Mahwah, 6-2, Saturday in the round of 16 at the Bergen County tournament.
The heavily-favored Saddle Brook Falcons were clipped by Mahwah, 6-2, Saturday in the second round of the Bergen County tournament atSaddle Brook High School. The No. 4 Falcons got on the board first with two runs in the second inning, but failed to plate a run the rest of the game. After stranding runners in each of the first four innings, the No. 13 Thunderbirds finally broke through with a six-run rally in the fifth inning that staked them to victory. -- Follow Fair Lawn-Saddle Brook Patch on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to receive our daily newsletter in your inbox each morning
Estimated 400,000 people expected in region; team practices to be held in Florham Park and Media Day in Newark
The 2014 Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium is expected to have a $550 million economic impact on New Jersey and New York, with an estimated 400,000 people in the region, according to a report on dailyrecord.com. Businesses should start preparing for the flood of visitors now, according to speakers at The Big Game Huddle, an informational and networking event held Wednesday at Raritan Valley Country Club. “Start the celebration now,” said Wayne Hasenbalg, president and chief executive officer of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority. “You don’t have to wait until the week before the game," he told the dailyrecord.com. That impact will be felt in North and Central Jersey, as one of the competing teams will practice at the Atlantic …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Sign-ups for the township's popular adult leagues start Thursday
After three season of taking the kids to practices, scrimmages, and games, standing on the sidelines and cheering in the stands, it’s time for mom and dad to get in on the action, too. Sign-ups begin Thursday for two of the township’s adult sports leagues, softball, and – new this year – tennis. The Recreation Department released the following information this week: Adult Softball Lace up your cleats and come on out to the ballpark for Mahwah's Adult Softball. Registration for first time players will be held at the Recreation Building, 70 East Ramapo Avenue, on Thursday, May 9 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. Players must be at least 21, provide proof of residency and remit a $25 fee. Season begins on Monday, June 17. Men will play on Mondays and …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Can-Am League pro team to play rival Newark Bears at Provident Bank Park in Pomona as they hit the 2013 season.
After leading the Can-Am League in attendance in 2012 with 161,375 fans at Provident Bank Park in Pomona, the Rockland Boulders are getting set to kick off the 2013 season. Among the highlights on this year’s schedule, the Boulders will be opening the season at home for the first time when the Newark Bears visit Provident Bank Park on Thursday, May 16. The 7 p.m. game will be followed by the first Fireworks Extravaganza of the new season and the regular fireworks schedule will include most Thursdays and Saturdays throughout the year. Other recurring dates on the schedule are the Friday Night Boulder Bash, featuring dollar beers, and Sunday Family Day, with kids running the bases after the game, presented by Sports Authority. Highlighting …