Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Boys and girls grades four-seven can try out at the end of May.
Tryouts for boys and girls summer basketball teams will be held on Tuesday, May 21, and Thursday, May 23, at the West Orange High School gym, according to the West Orange township website. On both days, tryouts for children currently in 4th and 5th grade are set for 6 p.m. and for current 6th and 7th graders, tryouts will take place at 7:30 p.m. Attendance at one tryout is required, but showing up to both is recommended. For any issues with attendance, parents should email firstname.lastname@example.org before the tryouts. Games are scheduled for weekday evenings from late June to the end of July in the high school. No traveling will be required for players.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Basketball fans are sure to be excited this weekend.
- On Patch
Sunday, March 17
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Senior Gloria Rothenberg becomes the first player at Golda Och Academy to reach the milestone.
Thursday, February 14
Golda Och Academy Senior Gloria Rothenberg scored her 2,000th point Monday night in GOA’s 56-19 victory over Christ the King. This achievement marks the first time in GOA’s history a player has reached this milestone. Rothenberg completed a four-point play in the third quarter to reach her 2,000th point. She totaled 37 points, 14 rebounds, 12 steals, and four assists. “It’s a major achievement, and it couldn’t have happened to a nicer person,” said GOA Athletic Director Janet Herman. “She’s been averaging 500 points a season for the past three years! She worked very hard to improve her skills. You put in your time, and you get the results.” It was the fifth game in a row where she recorded at least a triple-double. She also had a quadruple…
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Team played on NBA court for six minutes, high-fived cheerleaders and Nets fans
Making the sixth grade traveling basketball team — cool. Finishing the Season 13-1 and going to the playoffs — awesome. Playing during half-time of a Nets game — priceless. As basketball players at 11 and 12 years old, you are accustomed to feeling the excitement of your parents when you're playing a game. The embarrassing cheers and screams coming from your mom and dad are something you realize you just have to get used to. But one night last week changed everything for 11 West Orange boys. The West Orange Recreation Department sixth grade Boys Travel Basketball Team led by head coach Royce Russell and assistant coach Joe Cubero, got a whole new level of crowds and cheers last week. The team played during half-time of the Nets vs. …
Friday, January 6, 2012
St. Anthony's, St. Patrick's among high-profile hoops squads battling in a weekend tournament to help Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children.
Garden State basketball junkies will get the chance to watch some of the top talent from all over New Jersey and rub elbows with coaches from storied college programs — all while supporting a good cause. Kean University's Harwood Arena will once again host the 2012 Scholarship Fund for Inner City Children Invitational, the ninth annual showcase tournament for the state's parochial high school basketball programs. But this weekend, don't expect the spirit of philanthropy to trickle on the court as rivalries get renewed and the intense competition for regional hoops supremacy continues in a tournament that continues to draw the best teams and players in the state. Bill Fitzpatrick, the SFIC Tournament Director, knew that the event was …
Friday, April 29, 2011
St. Cloud parents organize 5th grade fundraiser
Teachers, students and parents gathered at Roosevelt Middle School to shoot some hoops to raise cash for St. Cloud’s graduating 5th grade class Thursday night. Tom Hughes and Bob Meaux, parents of two of the graduating students, are the brain children behind the event's conception and execution. Hughes came up with the idea back in February at a town sponsored league game. Hughes said he suggested the idea of having a basketball game to students and faculty. "Bob mentioned parents as well and here we are months later," he said. To start the festivities, more than 150 attendees listened to 5th grader Nia Sorbino's rendition of the Star Spangled Banner. Prior to taking the stage she said she was "nervous but also excited." Then she held her…