• 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...

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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...

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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...

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  • Meyer Powers Girls Hoops Past Caldwell

    Before they took to the gym at Verona High School yesterday afternoon, the VHS and Caldwell girls basketball teams had met twice this season, earning a win for each in fairly even-handed games. Yesterday, however, it was...

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  • Girls Basketball Beats Cedar Grove

    Playing at home, the Verona High School girls basketball team easily beat Cedar Grove yesterday afternoon, 38-25. Kylee Gallagher, a sophomore, led the scoring for Verona, with 11 points. She also led in the paint, with nine...

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  • Holiday Tournament Wins For Hockey, Basketball, Wrestling

    Verona High School re-opens from the holiday break on Tuesday with a few more testaments to its athletic strength. The VHS girls basketball team opened the Holiday Classic among teams from the western part of Essex County,...

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  • Basketball, Hockey, Wrestling Have Holiday Tournaments

    There may be no school in Verona during the week between Christmas and New Year’s, but there is plenty of sports action, with holiday tournaments for basketball, hockey and wrestling. The hockey team that Verona High School...

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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, 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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  • Hoops, Hockey Playoffs This Week

    You’ve got some extra reasons to cheer for Verona High School teams this week. On Thursday, February 11, at 5:30 p.m., the girls varsity basketball team will be competing in the Essex County Tournament. The game is...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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