• Basketball Team Celebrates, Honors Key Fan

    The Verona High School basketball team gathered at the Verona Inn on Sunday evening for a celebration that honored them–and one of the team’s biggest fans. Mayor Kevin Ryan presented the team with a certificate of recognition...

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  • OLL 6th Grader Wins Sportsmanship Award

    Six grader John “Bobby” Duff has made Our Lady of the Lake history by becoming the school’s very first recipient of the Thomas V. Dougherty Sportsmanship Award. The recognition is earned by the OLL student-athlete who exemplifies...

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  • How To Watch VHS Basketball In Friday’s TOC Game

    The Verona High School boys basketball team will take on Don Bosco Prep on Friday, March 17 in the NJSIAA boys basketball Tournament of Champions. The game, which has a 5:30 p.m. start, will be held at...

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  • Boys Basketball Heads To Tournament Of Champions

    The Verona High School boys basketball team put one in the record books yesterday, winning Verona’s first state Group championship since 1957. But they’re not taking off their sneakers just yet. On Wednesday, the New Jersey State...

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  • 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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  • ’57, ’81 Teams Cheer As Hillbillies Head To Finals

    Doug Gaffney Sr. knows, better than most people, what it feels like to be a member of the Verona High School boys basketball team right now. Thirty-six years ago, in 1981, he was the coach of the...

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  • Basketball Playoffs: At Rutgers & Online

    The Verona High School Boys Basketball team takes on Woodbury in the Group 1 basketball final on Sunday, March 12, at 2 p.m. at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway. The Hillbillies are playing in the Group 1...

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  • Verona Heads To State Championship After Big Semis Win

    Travis Jocelyn and Zack Zaccone put up a white-hot 25 points apiece as the Verona High School boys basketball team defeated University High School 71-50 in the Group 1 semifinal on Wednesday. The two teams circled each...

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  • 6th Grade Girls Take Suburban Hoops Championship

    The Verona 6th Grade Girls Suburban team won the championship this past Saturday by beating Nutley, 35-27. A multitude of Verona fans were in attendance at this heated game that took place at the Nutley Parks and...

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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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