• 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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  • Garcia Takes Second In Freestyle Qualifiers

    The New Jersey freestyle state qualifiers were held at Toms River today. Michael Garcia of Verona took second place in the junior division and Antonio Cuffari of Cedar Grove took third in the cadet division. Dean Palmer...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Silver Medals For Verona Wrestlers

    The opening Olympic freestyle tournament was held at Bergen Catholic High School today and three Verona wrestlers brought home silver medals. Tom Kellner (white shirt above), a Verona resident who wrestles for Saint Peters Prep in season,...

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  • Frank Gabriele Heads To AC Wrestling Championship

    Frank Gabriele will be the only Verona High School wrestler going to Atlantic City this year after finishing in second place at 138 in the Region 3 wrestling championship. Gabriele, who broke the record this year for...

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  • Frank Gabriele Advances To Regions Semifinals

    Forty seconds: That was all it took for Verona High School wrestler Frank Gabriele on Friday night to pin Scott Finnis of Randolph to advance to the semifinals of wrestling’s Region 3. Gabriele, who is the No....

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  • Wrestlers Start Strong In Regions

    The Region 3 wrestling championship kicked off last night in West Orange and almost all of Verona High School’s wrestlers will be advancing to the Friday round. John Gabriele, wrestling at 152, scored a technical fail over...

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  • Frank Gabriele Wins Districts As 5 VHS Wrestlers Advance To Regions

    Frank Gabriele won the District 10 wrestling championship at 138 pounds on Saturday and will be one of five Verona High School wrestlers advancing to Regions later this coming week. Gabriele kicked off his Districts appearance with...

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  • Gabrieles Lead Seeding As VHS Wrestlers Head To Districts

    Frank Gabriele will be the top seed at 138 pounds and his brother John will be the No. 2 seed at 152 pounds when the Verona High School wrestling competes in the District 10 championship at Belleville...

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  • Wrestling Wins First Round Of Sectionals

    The Verona High School wrestling team defeated Belvidere High School in western New Jersey yesterday in the first round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 1 tournament. Wrestling at 106 pounds, Michael Garcia continued his...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Varsity Wrestlers Vanquish West Essex

    It was pins, pins and more pins as the Verona High School wrestling team defeated West Essex 40-33 last night. There was a pin from Michael Garcia, wrestling at 106, over Jack Ruane in 2:32, and another...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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