• Conference, County Honors For Football

    Several 2018 Verona High School football players have recently been recognized with All-Conference and All-County honors. The All-Conference 1st Team (Offense) includes Nick Riggio, running back; Nick Gonzalez, offensive lineman, and Steve Luehs, the Hillbilly kicker this...

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  • Senior Leadership, Effort Define Football Season

    If you had bought into the outside opinion on Verona High School’s 2018 football season, this wasn’t going to be much of a season. The team’s long-time coach hadn’t been rehired and his first replacement, brought in...

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  • Football Falls To Lyndhurst In Final Seconds

    If only that last minute could be erased from the clock. The Verona High School football team bounced back from an early deficit against Lyndhurst High School in the NJSIAA North 2 Group 2 semifinal and, until...

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  • Football Playoff 1? Done!

    The Verona High School football team took to Sellitto Field for the first round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 2 playoffs, and made quick work of Dumont High School. A big part of the...

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  • Football Secures Playoff Spot With Win Over Glen Ridge

    Get your blankets and heavy weather gear ready folks: The Verona High School football team secured a North 2 Group 2 playoff berth with a pre-Nor’easter win over Glen Ridge High School on Friday afternoon. The 40-7...

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  • Football Steamrolls Cedar Grove On Homecoming Day

    For the first quarter of yesterday’s football game between Verona and Cedar Grove, it looked as if the Hillbillies were going to have a battle on their hands. The Homecoming Day game, played at Sellitto Field in...

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  • Football Gets Its Mojo Back

    The Verona High School football team put back-to-back losses behind it and delivered a resounding 42-19 victory over Hoboken last night at home. Verona got on the scoreboard first on a pass from Cael Zebrowski to Matt...

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  • Football Gets Second Loss At Weequahic

    At the end of the first quarter of last night’s game between the Verona High School Hillbillies and the Weequahic Indians, Verona was ahead, 9-7. But Weequahic would continue to pile on the points in the subsequent...

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  • Football Gets Third Win

    The Verona High School football team chalked up another win last night, but this one took more work than the first two. Newark Collegiate scored three times against the Hillbillies in the 28-20 Verona victory and an...

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  • 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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