Monday, April 15, 2013
The district has posted positions for Boys' Basketball, Girls' Basketball, Bowling, Ice Hockey, Swimming, Winter Track, Wrestling.
The West Orange school district has posted openings for winter head coaching positions at the high school. The ad posted on nj.com is for: According to the ad, Substitute Certification Required, Teaching Certificate Preferred. The district asks applicants to include a resume, letter of interest, and a copy of certification by the deadline of April 25. Applications must be sent online only to: http://www.applitrack.com/woboe/onlineapp/
Friday, April 5, 2013
Hours after his resignation as Rutgers athletic director, Oakland resident Tim Pernetti called Friday a "sad day for a lot of people."
Tim Pernetti resigned as Rutgers athletic director Friday. “It’s a really sad day for a lot of people, including me and my family,” Pernetti said outside his Oakland home Friday. “I always have and I always will — no matter what — want what’s best for Rutgers.” In a letter to Rutgers University President Robert Barchi, Pernetti blamed the university for overriding his decision to immediately fire Mike Rice. The news of Pernetti’s resignation comes just days after video surfaced showing former mens basketball coach Mike Rice aggressively harassing basketball players at the Division I program. Pernetti, 42, was born in Teaneck, raised in Wyckoff and currently is an Oakland resident. He is a graduate of Ramapo High School. More from Patch:
Tim Pernetti, 42, was first appointed to lead the athletics program at Rutgers in 2009.
UPDATE, 1:45 p.m., Friday: Tim Pernetti has officially resigned. In a letter to Rutgers University President Robert Barchi, Pernetti blamed the university for overriding his decision to immediately fire Mike Rice. Embattled Athletic Director Tim Pernetti is out at Rutgers. The news comes just days after video surfaced showing former mens basketball coach Mike Rice aggressively harassing basketball players at the Division I program. Sources told ESPN Friday that Pernetti had been forced out as A.D. Pernetti, 42, was born in Teaneck, raised in Wyckoff and currently is an Oakland resident. He is a graduate of Ramapo High School. Ramapo Athletic Director Ron Anello said that the scandal hit home because of Pernetti's local connections. "I …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Athletic Director Tim Pernetti has confirmed that Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice has lost his job.
After less than a day of deflecting a storm of bad press surrounding head basketball coach Mike Rice's coaching methods, Rutgers Athletic Director Tim Pernetti has confirmed that Rice has been fired. Rutgers Athletics said Rice's termination was based on the recent "issues" as well as "a review of previously discovered issues." “I am responsible for the decision to attempt a rehabilitation of Coach Rice,” Pernetti said, in a prepared statement. “Dismissal and corrective action were debated in December and I thought it was in the best interest of everyone to rehabilitate, but I was wrong. Moving forward, I will work to regain the trust of the Rutgers community.” On Tuesday, a video surfaced of Rice yelling offensive language and shoving …
Daneyko, Driver, Leetch, Duguay among those scheduled to play
Wednesday, April 3
Tickets went on sale Tuesday for a charity hockey game to the Prudential Center in Newark pitting some of the greatest players from North America and Russia. Proceeds from the game will benefit the Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund. The game will be held April 13 at 1 pm. New Jersey Devils greats Ken Daneyko, Bruce Driver, Grant Marshall, Jim Dowd, and Sergei Brylin, among others, will face off against a squad of Russian legends including Vyacheslav Fetisov, Alexei Kasatonov, Valery Kamensky, Alexey Yashin and Darius Kasparaitis. The Devils alumni squad will be joined by fellow alums Bob Carpenter, Billy Guerin, Claude Lemieux, Randy McKay, Stephane Richer and Brendan Shanahan. Skating with the Devils will also be NHL Legends Ron Duguay, Brian …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
A video of Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice has surfaced in which Rice yells abusive and profane language, and shoves and kicks players.
Gov. Chris Christie was "deeply disturbed" after viewing a video of Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice using abusive language, shoving and kicking Rutgers University basketball players during practices. According to a report on NJ.com, the 40-minute video was the basis for Rice's three-game suspension and $50,000 fine in December. The tape has drawn widespread condemnation for Rice's use of gay slurs directed at his players. Rutgers showed the tape to reporters on Tuesday after learning that ESPN plans to air footage of the tapes this week. The video covers practices that occurred between 2010 and 2012, according to a report on ESPN.com. "Governor Christie saw the video today for the first time and he is obviously deeply disturbed by the …
Former Circle Systems Group principals overcharged districts, exchanged gifts for work, U.S. Attorney says.
Two former executives of an athletic equipment supply firm each face 20 years in prison after admitting their roles in a scheme to defraud schools. Mitchell Kurlander, 54, of Allentown, Pa., and his father-in-law, Alan Abeshaus, 81, of Highland Beach, Fla., pleaded guilty today in federal court to one count of mail and wire fraud conspiracy. Kurlander and Abeshaus served, respectively, as chief financial officer and chief executive officer of Circle Systems Group Inc., which had contracts with a number of New Jersey school districts. The athletic apparel and equipment firm systematically defrauded school districts from at least 1997 to 2007, according to a release by U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman, by keeping duplicate payments from schools …
The interactive map below has information on all 29 baseball players from North Jersey who are playing professional baseball in 2013; five attended Seton Hall Prep.
"It's like Christmas, except it's warmer." - Pete Rose on baseball's Opening Day It's that time of year again. The day when hope springs eternal for baseball fans across the country and anything seems possible, even for a Pittsburgh Pirates fan like me. As Opening Day gets underway Monday, four players with North Jersey ties will suit up and don uniforms for major league teams. Another 20 will start their professional seasons in the minors, with the dream of some day making it to — or, in some cases, back to — The Show. Seton Hall University has the most current professional baseball players with six, followed by Seton Hall Prep with five, Don Bosco Prep with four, and St. Joseph (Montvale), Rutherford and Hackettstown each with two. All …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Eliot Bank, 36, West Orange placed 6th overall and second in his age group.
One hundred and twenty-five runners were undeterred by freezing temperatures and finished the annual Sneaker Factory 10K Run in the South Mountain Reservation on Sunday, March 17. Five members of the South Mountain Running Collective, the local distance runners club, enjoyed the home field advantage to the fullest and gave strong performances. In third place, and first in the men’s 40-49 age group, was John Parry, 49, of South Orange, setting a personal record time of 36:18 -- a 5:50/mile average pace; Eliot Bank (36, West Orange) was 6th overall and second in his age group, with a time of 39:15 (6:16/mile); Hamish Wright (40, Maplewood) ran the course in 39:32 (6:21/mile), coming in 8th overall and third in his age group; Paul Sinclair…
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Newark, Hoboken, Montclair and other New Jersey towns lose out despite NCAA reversal.