Week 2 Recap

For months, Delbarton administration protested even having to participate in a game against St. Joseph (Mont.). But the Green Wave players showed exactly why those protests were silly all along. Stout defense and just flat-out effort resulted in a competitive game that, despite ending in a 28-14 loss, showed that Delbarton is a more than reasonable piece of the new NJSFC.

Week 2 Predictions

Week 2 looks to have it all, with some NJSFC United rivals clashing, a showdown between South Jersey public powerhouses and two Cinderella stories looking at 2-0 starts.

Week 1 Recap

Week 1 saw the ending of several lengthy winning streaks, the most notable of which was Verona’s 23-game tear, which was the longest active streak in New Jersey. But that's over now, after Hoboken dismantled the Hillbillies, 28-8.

Week 1 Predictions

Week Zero was great, but now the rest of New Jersey gets to get in on the action. Along with title defenses and some juicy matchups, one of the highlights will be the coaching debuts in big-name programs

Week Zero Recap

There was a lot of interstate action seizing headlines, but Bernards and Shabazz put on a show in Newark that may have been the most exciting of the weekend.

Week Zero Predictions

Week Zero, as it’s come to be known, is shaping up to be a showcase for some of New Jersey’s parochial powerhouses, who are representing the Garden State against foes from Florida, Pennsylvania, California, Georgia and Maryland. Sprinkled in are some quality intra-state contests.

2015 Season in Review: From A to Z

A is for St. John Vianney quarterback Anthony Brown. One of New Jersey’s most exciting players, Brown led the Lancers to a memorable season that included a Shore Conference Class A-Central title. Brown threw for 2,355 yards and 34 touchdowns with and ran for over 600 yards and nine scores. He will play next seaso at Boston College.

Bosco Finishes #1 in Final Top 20

Running back Malik Bakker was a workhorse in Bosco’s 21-10 Non-Public, Group 4 championship win over St. Joseph (Mont.), grinding out 99 tough yards. But it would be remiss not to mention the Ironmen front line, which paved the way for the Bosco offense all year long behind bruisers like center Mike Maietti and offensive tackle Steve Cepalia.

Finals Recap: Part 2 of 2

For the first time in its history, Shore locked up an undefeated season with a 56-28 victory over Palmyra in the Central, Group 1 title game. The Blue Devils did a lot right, but its physicality was clearly what won the day, as Shore outrushed the Chimeras, 535-38.

Finals Recap: Part 1 of 2

Madison and its terrific running back corps kicked off finals weekend with a bang, as, behind P.J. Mulcahy’s 87 yards and two touchdowns, it rumbled to a 27-6 victory over Rutherford in the North 2, Group 2 championship game.

Finals Previews: Groups 4 & 5

Toms River North’s defense has played well as of late, but will need to turn it up a notch to handle the Braves’ stacked backfield. Williamstown’s trio of quarterback Rich Stanzione and running backs Tyrick Glenn and Joe Early has led the Braves to 9 victories, including playoff wins over Washington Township and Cherokee. Much of Williamstown’s success has come due to its dominant front five, as well, led by the Chamberlain brothers, Nick and Jake.

Finals Previews: Groups 1, 2, 3

The top-seeded Panthers, despite all their success, haven’t won a sectional title since 2002, and come out of the NJIC looking to upend a Mahwah team that has been harboring championship aspirations all year. To do so, they’ll need quarterback Matt Schlett to have a performance that matches the one he produced in last round’s victory over Hawthorne.