• Football Beats Boonton

    The Boonton High School football team got to see a lot of the back of jerseys with the name Riggio on them last evening. Nick Riggio score the first of Hillbillies’ five touchdowns and his younger brother...

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  • Verona Tops Caldwell In Suicide Awareness Game

    The Verona and Caldwell football teams reignited their storied rivalry last night in a game that kicked off the 2018 football season–and Suicide Awareness Month. The teams both wore ribbon decals on their helmets in the purple...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Football Season Kicks Off With Rivalry–And Suicide Awareness

    Back in the day, the football rivalry between Verona High School and James Caldwell High School was the biggest thing in Essex County high school sports. On Friday evening, September 7, the two teams will come together...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Former Football Coach Files Suit Against School District

    A lawyer representing Lou Racioppe, the former football coach at Verona High School, has filed a 10-count complaint against the Verona Board of Education and several individuals over the BOE’s decision to put him on administrative leave...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Football Car Wash This Saturday

    The Verona High School football team will be holding its annual car wash fundraiser this Saturday, August 11. The car wash will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the driveway in front of H.B. Whitehorne...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • VHS Football Dominates Strongman Competition

    It’s tempting to see this as a harbinger of the fall football season: Verona football players dominated the Montville Strongman and 7-On-7 competitions. The happy faces you see are those of Cade Byrne, Gabe Breitenbach, Brandon Cariani,...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Luehs, Dougan To Play In East-West Classic

    Verona High School senior Andrew Luehs and Sean Dougan from Cedar Grove will be representing the East team in the 25th Annual Robeson East-West All-Star Football Classic. The game pits a team of seniors from Essex County...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Kevin Batty Named Head Football Coach

    Kevin Batty is coming home. Batty, a Verona native and 1985 graduate of Verona High School, has been named the new head football coach at Verona High School. Batty played football for VHS under legendary Coach Al...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Sorrentino, Newly Hired Football Coach, Steps Down

    Tony Sorrentino, who was named the new head football coach at Verona High School just one month ago, has resigned to accept a football coaching position in the NCAA. “Although we are disappointed with this recent news,...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • For Tony Sorrentino, It’s Coaching, Teaching And Family

    Tony Sorrentino learned respect for Verona High School football the hard way: He played against VHS and lost. Twice, in fact. “My sophomore year we won,” says Sorrentino, who grew up playing for Mountain Lakes High School....

    • Posted 7 months ago
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