• Fred Hill Elected To Hall Of Fame

    Legendary Rutgers head coach Fred Hill has been elected to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Hall of Fame, the organization announced. Hill retired from coaching in February with 1,089 career victories at the collegiate level over...

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  • Junior Legion Team Finishes On Top

    The Verona Junior Legion baseball team ended its season with a record of 10-5-1. The team includes (top, l-r): Coach Verschleiser, Coach Kistner, Kevin Kistner, Dan Ligon, Dominic Gamarro, Quinn Lawless, Tony Mancini, Robert Coppola, Dean Ramsthaler,...

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  • Verona Plays Caldwell At Cooperstown

    The Verona 13-U Barnstormers baseball team recently traveled to Cooperstown, N.Y. and played a doubleheader against Caldwell at Doubleday Field. The team and their families also enjoyed the Baseball Hall of Fame, touring the town and a...

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  • A’s Top Cards For World Series Win

    The Verona Baseball & Softball League A’s defeated the Cardinals 10-1 on Saturday to become the Pony League World Series Champs. The winning team is (top, l-r): Assistant Coach Steve Ramsthaler, Adam Weiss, Jonathan Cole, Lysander Cuevas,...

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  • Baseball Scores For Autism

    The Verona High School baseball team’s “hit-a-thon” fundraiser got rained out this spring, but that didn’t stop the team from raising $1,000 for autism awareness. Joe Ballantyne, a junior second baseman, raised the most money of all...

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  • Baseball Wins Playoffs Opener

    The Verona High School baseball team soundly defeated Becton High School, 7-0, in the opening round of the NJSIAA North 1, Group 1 playoffs. Senior Max Vasile went seven innings, pitching a four-hit shutout that saw him...

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  • Baseball, Girls Lax Win

    There were decisive home wins for both girls lacrosse and baseball yesterday, though they came with very different pacing. Up at Centennial Field, the Verona High School girls lacrosse team jumped to an 11-0 lead over Newark...

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  • Rutgers Retires Fred Hill’s Jersey

    The entire Hill clan traveled from Verona down to Piscataway on Saturday for a special ceremony to mark the retirement of Fred Hill Sr., who has been Rutgers University’s baseball coach since 1984. Back then, Hill took...

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  • Softball Scores Tournament Upset, Baseball Advances In GNT

    It was David against Goliath at Glenfield Park yesterday, and David came away with a big win: The 12th-seeded Verona High School softball team soundly defeated fifth-seeded Glen Ridge, 8-1, in the first round of the Essex...

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  • Senior Athlete Of The Week: James Hill

    In the statistics-crazed world that is baseball, there are some stats that draw more attention than others, like five hits in 12 at bats. Add to that the fact that, over those 12 at bats, the same...

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