Post 594 – Confirmed Where I’m Headed This Weekend Week Six

Just when I thought it was safe to go in the water or post where I’m going this weekend, the change occurs. around 11:00 this morning, I receive a call that Friday night’s Wayne Hills-Ramapo game is postponed. In addition, …

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Post 593 – Tentative Where I’m Headed This Weekend Week 6

The schedule changes have been relatively quiet, so far. Here is where I’m headed for now.

Friday night: Ramapo at Wayne Hills
Saturday afternoon: St. Peter’s Prep at Bergen Catholic
Sunday afternoon (tentative – may opt to watch Giants): Waldwick …

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Post 592 – Poll: Public Groups 1-2

Public Groups 1-2  

1 – Camden (3-1) – lost to #13 (Groups 3-4-5) Winslow, 15-12
2 – Willingboro (1-1) – lost to #19 (Groups 3-4-5) Burlington Township
3 – Salem (5-0)
4 – Paulsboro (4-0)
5 – Haddonfield (2-2) –

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Post 591 – Polls: Catholics and Public Groups 3-4-5

Catholics  

1 – St. Peter’s Prep (4-0)
2 – Bergen Catholic (4-0)
3 – Delbarton (5-0)
4 – Don Bosco (1-2)
5 – St. Joe’s, Montvale (3-2)
6 – DePaul (2-2)
7 – Red Bank Catholic (4-1)
8 – Mater

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Post 590 – Somerville 44 Old Tappan 28

This was a tale of two halves: Somerville’s offense was unstoppable in the first and Old Tappan played hard to the end in the second with Somerville winning, 44-28. 

First Quarter: The game began with Old Tappan successfully converting an

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Post 589 – Becton 14 Hasbrouck Heights 0

After a scoreless first quarter, Becton scored touchdowns before the half and early fourth quarter to beat Hasbrouck Heights 14-0 and stay unscored upon this year. 

First Quarter: With a 7:00 start, both teams kept to the ground in a

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Post 588 – Bull Session Week Five

Before COVID-19, I could take my time deciding which game to attend; sometimes it was a game day decision. But now, I notify the home school’s Athletic Department whose game I am attending a few days ahead of time.

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Post 587 – Revised Where I’m Headed This Weekend Week Five

Sorry, I had to change my plans. I received good intelligence and the Saturday, originally scheduled for Friday night, is one I strongly considered. Before COVID-19, I made game day decisions sometimes – not this year.

Friday night: Becton at …

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Post 586 – Where I’m Headed This Weekend Week Five

I get to see a good, local small school matchup and a good matchup in the Shore Conference this weekend and looking forward to it.

Friday night: Becton at Hasbrouck Heights
Saturday afternoon: Rumson-Fair Haven at Mater Dei…

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Post 585: Poll: Public Groups 1-2

Public Groups 1-2  

1 – Camden (3-1) – lost to #14 (Groups 3-4-5) Winslow, 15-12
2 – Willingboro (1-1) – lost to #22 (Groups 3-4-5) Burlington Township   3 – Salem (4-0)
4 – Paulsboro (3-0)
5 – Haddonfield (2-1) –

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Post 584 – Polls: Catholics and Public Group 3-4-5

Catholics  

1 – St. Peter’s Prep (4-0)
2 – Bergen Catholic (4-0)
3 – Delbarton (4-0)
4 – Don Bosco (1-2)
5 – St. Joe’s, Montvale (2-2)
6 – DePaul (2-2)
7 – Red Bank Catholic (3-1)
8 – Mater

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Post 583 – West Orange 17 East Orange 7

West Orange scored 17 unanswered points after the game’s opening drive to beat East Orange, 17-7. Two touchdowns in the second half drove the Mountaineers to the win in the Battle of the Oranges. 

First Quarter: East Orange moved the

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Post 582 – Parsippany Hills 28 River Dell 21

Parsippany Hills scored 28 unanswered points in the second half to beat River Dell, 28-21. River Dell jumped out to an early 14-0 lead before scoring with one minute left. 

First Quarter: River Dell scored on the opening drive when

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Post 581 – Bull Session Week 4

One item that needs to be checked regularly this year is which games are cancelled for COVID reasons and which games are rescheduled…..One school that looks like the reliable school to reschedule is Hun School, which has St. Joe’s

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Where I’m Headed This Weekend Week 4

It’s midseason and I will be going to at least two games this weekend. They way games have been scheduled late in the week, it is subject to change. Here is where I am headed:

Friday night: #14 Parsippany Hills …

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Post 579 – Polls: Public Groups 1-2

Public Groups 1-2  

I listed teams the Top 10 lost to. In general, I do not penalize a school for losing to a good Catholic school team. The teams these schools lost to would beat almost any of the schools …

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Post 578 – Polls: Catholic and Public Groups 3-4-5

Catholics  

1 – St. Peter’s Prep (3-0)
2 – Bergen Catholic (3-0)
3 – Delbarton (3-0)
4 – Don Bosco (1-2)
5 – St. Joe’s, Montvale (1-2)
6 – DePaul (2-1)
7 – Red Bank Catholic (2-1)
8 – Mater

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Post 577 – Jersey Guys in the NFL, Opening Day

Below is a list of New Jersey players in the NFL by NFL team. I chose this from the opening day rosters of NFL teams. I may not have everybody, but I am close. If a player was on the …

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Post 576 – Wayne Valley 28 Northern Highlands 23

Wayne Valley came back after being down, 17-7, scoring late in the first half and taking the lead in the third quarter, before holding off a Northern Highlands comeback to win 28-23.

First Quarter: Wayne Valley opened the scoring when …

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Post 575 – West Orange 35 Montclair 6

West Orange jumped to an early lead and were in control the whole way, beating Montclair, 35-6. 

First Quarter: One the game’s second drive, Pharrele Brun intercepted for West Orange and returned the ball to Montclair’s 39. After passes to

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Post 574 – Clifton 17 Eastside 6

Clifton beat Eastside, 17-6 on a night of light rain that became heavier in the fourth quarter. Much of the scoring was done early and both teams stayed on the ground after that. 

First Quarter: Clifton opened the game and

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Post 573 – Bull Session Week Three

I saw my first “great” game of the year last Friday night when River Dell topped Ramapo, 22-21 with River Dell successfully converting a two-point conversion with 1:40 left for the win. I always support a coach going for the

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Post 572 – Where I’m Headed This Weekend: Week 3

The only thing that concerns me is rain in Friday’s forecast.  Nevertheless, here is where I am going this weekend:

  • Friday night: Eastside at Clifton
  • Saturday afternoon: West Orange at Montclair

Eastside has good, young talent and I like what …

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Post 571 – Poll: Public Groups 1-2

It’s early and some may question why I have 1-1 teams at the top and two 0-2 teams included. Here’s why:

  • Willingboro lost to Group 3 Burlington Township, who is undefeated
  • Camden lost to an undefeated Group 4 in Winslow
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Post 570 – Polls: Catholics and Public Groups 3-4-5 Week 2

Catholics  

1 – St. Peter’s Prep (2-0)
2 – Bergen Catholic (2-0)
3 – Don Bosco (1-1)
4 – St. Joe’s, Montvale (1-1)
5 – Delbarton (2-0)
6 – DePaul (1-1)
7 – Red Bank Catholic (1-1)
8 – Mater

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