Saturday, August 30, 2014

2014 Wayne Valley Football Hall Of Fame Dinner




The 6th Annual Wayne Valley Football Hall of Fame Dinner was held Friday night at the Barnyard in Totowa. The honorees included former players (from left to right): Justin Riemer (1990-1992), Bill Brooks (1964-1966) and George Rapp (1956-1958), with head coach Roger Kotlarz. Past Booster Club President Andrew DeFilippis and the 1984 undefeated State Championship team. Many more photos of all honorees can be found by clicking here.

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H.S. boys soccer countdown: No. 7 Wayne Hills


Source: The North Jersey Newspapers

Coach Nelson Graham will be leaning on seniors Julian Roma (forward, eight goals, six assists), Anthony Han (forward, 5g, 4a), and Justin Diglio (outside mid, 3g, 17a) as well as his three-year starter in goal, Grant Kelly

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Friday, August 29, 2014

H.S. girls soccer countdown: No. 8 Wayne Hills

Source: The Bergen Record

Leading the way up front is Meghan Griffin, who scored 11 goals last season and assisted on 10. Senior midfielder Sabrina Sirni will facilitate the attack. Three experienced defenders also return: senior Brooke Adamchak, junior Callen Vander May, and senior Brooke Kowalski.
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

U.S. Senator Booker Visits Wayne Hills Football Team

Source: The Bergen Record

U.S. Senator Cory Booker visited constituents in North Jersey on Tuesday, sharing stories of his football career with the Wayne Hills High School football team before going to Fort Lee to discuss Medicare and Social Security with senior citizens in Fort Lee. In Wayne, he talked about leadership with the 65 or so football players huddled around him.

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Football: Failace steps up to protect DePaul on the front lines



Source: The Wayne Today


Think Andrew Failace is motivated?

After serving in a limited role in 2013 due to injury, DePaul senior Andrew Failace makes his way back into the Spartans' starting lineup this fall.

You might want to ask DePaul Catholic's strongman, the 6-foot-4, 265-pound tackle, who will anchor the offensive line.
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H.S. football countdown: No. 17 Wayne Hills



Source: The Bergen Record

Senior FB/ILB Justin Hogan, a Division I-A prospect, is the Patriots’ top player on both sides of the ball and the team’s leader.
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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Football: Hogan's love for the game serves as Wayne Hills' driving force



Source: The Wayne Today

Justin Hogan admits the passion and desire for that ring resonates above all. Hogan's football coach at Wayne Hills High School, Wayne Demikoff, sees that same conviction.

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Boys' Basketball: Wayne Valley finishes summer season on a high note




Source: The Wayne Today

The Wayne Valley boys' basketball team will have somewhat of a different look this coming winter. Still, no one associated with the team is using the expression "starting over."
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

H.S. football countdown: No. 25 Wayne Valley


Source: The Bergen Record

After successful stints at Becton and Dover, Roger Kotlarz (pictured above) inherits a program eager to break out and satisfy a hungry fan base.

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Saturday, August 9, 2014

Boys' Basketball: Wayne Hills steps it up in summer play

Source: The Bergen Record


It's been a very successful summer for the Wayne Hills boys' basketball team.
Kevin Grimes' team finished 8-2 in the Bloomfield Summer League and also split 16 games at the William Paterson League. The Patriots also took part in a one-day Showcase Tournament in Pennsylvania, against some elite teams, which was covered by ESPN.
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Friday, August 8, 2014

Wayne Hills enjoys a taste of soccer in Argentina

Source: The Bergen Record



Two weeks after Argentina’s 1-0 loss to Germany in extra time, the Wayne Hills boys soccer team got a first-hand look at life in the soccer-mad country on a 10-day trip that included five games against local club teams and an extended stay in the hometown of Argentine star Lionel Messi.
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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Wayne PAL Babe Ruth 13U team advances in Mid Atlantic Regional Tournament

Source: The Wayne Today

Following four days of competition at the South Jersey resort, Wayne PAL (37-15-1) finished third in Pool B Monday night with a 2-2 record heading into this afternoon's quarterfinal round playoff contest against Pool A runner-up and host team, Atlantic Shore (3-1). The winner advances to tomorrow's semifinal round against Pool B winner Broomall-Newton of Pennsylvania (4-0).


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Friday, August 1, 2014

Report: Miami Hurricanes suspend QB Olsen

Source: North Jersey Newspapers

University of Miami quarterback Kevin Olsen, the redshirt freshman who starred at Wayne Hills, reportedly has been suspended for at least one game for failing a drug test.

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Wayne Today's Analysis of Wayne Valley's 7-on-7 Tournament


Source: The Wayne Today

ON TARGET - Wayne Valley junior quarterback Nick Goodwin takes aim down field against Bergen Catholic at last Thursday's Wayne Valley 7-on-7 Tournament. - See more at: http://www.northjersey.com/sports/high-school-sports/football/football-wayne-valley-impressive-in-7-on-7-competition-1.1061074#sthash.8r5jpcqD.dpuf

Wayne Valley junior quarterback Nick Goodwin takes aim down field against Bergen Catholic at last Thursday's Wayne Valley 7-on-7 Tournament.