• Verona Wins First State Hoops Championship Since 1957

    On Sunday afternoon at the Rutgers Athletic Center, the Verona Hillbillies boys basketball team beat Woodbury 69-54 to win their first state championship in 60 years. This was Verona High School’s second Group 1 championship this school...

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  • Boys Basketball Advances To Sectional Final

    The Verona Hillbillies blew out yet another state tournament opponent on Saturday evening in their sectional semifinal game against Bogota. The Hillbillies beat Bogota 73-46 in front of a sellout crowd in the Verona High School gym....

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  • Boys Basketball Dominates Wood-Ridge As Girls Fall To Saddle Brook

    The Verona High School basketball teams moved into the second round of the sectional tournament on Thursday. The boys team suffocated Wood-Ridge on the defensive side for all four quarters in what was a 79-31 win for...

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  • Sectionals: Hillbillies Roll Past Palisades Park

    Verona faced off against the Tigers of Palisades Park in the first round of the North 1, Group 1 sectional tournament on Tuesday night. Both Hillbilly teams easily pulled out wins: the boys basketball team ran up...

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  • Boys Basketball Beats West Caldwell Tech On Senior Night

    On Tuesday, the Verona Hillbillies took down West Caldwell Tech 51-40 in what was a special night for the senior basketball players and their families. At halftime, the seniors and their parents were honored with introductions and...

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  • Boys Basketball Clinches Share Of Colonial Title

    On Thursday night at the Verona High School gym, the Hillbillies beat Orange High School 60-47 to clinch a share of the Colonial division title in the Super Essex Conference. Bloomfield and Orange will also get a...

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  • Boys Hoops Falls To Columbia At Buzzer

    Verona had a 35-23 lead over Columbia High School going into the second half of the third round of the Essex County Tournament on Saturday afternoon but couldn’t maintain it down the stretch, ending in a heartbreaking...

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  • Boys, Girls Basketball Advance In ECT

    The Verona boys and girls basketball teams played in the second round of the Essex County Tournament on Friday afternoon, both capturing victories in convincing, double-digit fashion. Verona boys, the 11-seed, beat 23-seed Nutley 57-46 and the...

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  • Verona Blowout In First Round Of ECT

    The 11-seed Verona Hillbillies took on the 35-seed West Caldwell Tech (WCT) Eagles in the first round of the Essex County Tournament on Saturday. Verona blew out the Eagles 71-29 in one of their highest scoring games...

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  • Boys Basketball Blows Out Newark Tech

    On Tuesday afternoon the Verona Hillbillies continued their impressive season with a 54-24 win over Newark Tech to improve their record to 9-4. With the state tournament roughly a month away, Verona is in great position to...

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