• Basketball Campers Learn Skills, Drills

    More than 50 boys turned out for the Hillbilly Basketball Camp in late June that was run by Verona High School Coach Eric McElroy. The camp, which was for boys entering grades 4 through 9, featured daily...

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  • Winter Sports: A Recap

    Smashed school records and athlete recognition at both the division and state level: That was the winter sports season at Verona High School. Robert Merkler, VHS’ director of athletics and special programs, took at few minutes at...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Zecchino Commits To Basketball At Baruch

    Verona High School senior Joey Zecchino has decided to further his academic and basketball career at Baruch College in Manhattan, New York. Baruch plays in the City University of New York Athletic Conference at the Division III...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Farrell Shines But Middlebury Falls Short

    Jack Farrell nearly doubled his points per game average but Middlebury College fell just short of taking the NCAA Tournament Sectional semifinal  from MIT last night. Farrell, a 2017 graduate of Verona High School, who is in his...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Farrell Leads Middlebury To NCAA Regional Win

    Jack Farrell, a 2017 graduate of Verona High School who played on VHS’ state championship basketball team, is continuing his winning ways at college. Now in his first year at Middlebury College, Farrell was the high scorer...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Girls Basketball Advances, Boys Fall In Playoffs Openers

    The Verona High School girls team breezed through their opening round of the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2 Group 2 basketball playoffs, while the boys team put up a stiff fight before falling to Bernards High School...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Basketball Playoffs Start Tuesday

    The NJSIAA basketball playoffs start on Tuesday for Verona High School’s boys and girls teams. The girls, who are the No. 2 seed in North 2 Group 2,  will play at home against No. 15 seed Parsippany,...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Girls Basketball Falls To University In ECT

    No Verona player made it out of the single digits as the Verona High School girls basketball fell, 73-21, to Essex County powerhouse University High School in Newark. The game was all University from the opening tip....

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  • Verona, Cedar Grove Square Off In Cancer Fundraiser

    Last night was the third annual Hoops For Hope cancer fundraiser between the Verona and Cedar Grove High School girls basketball teams. All of the proceeds from the game went to two Cedar Grove Fire Department members...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Verona Girls Overwhelms Nutley In ECT Opener

    Desiree Meyer led the Verona High School girls basketball team to an upset 41-30 victory over Nutley in the first round of the Essex County Tournament. While Meyers had used three-pointers to power Verona past Caldwell earlier...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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