• Wrestlers Dominate At Districts

    Ten Verona High School wrestlers competed in the District 10 championship at Randolph High School today and seven of them came away with medals–and a trip to the Region 3 championship. Derek Bernardino (113 pounds), Dean Palmer...

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  • Wrestling Wins 2 Of 3 Matches At Danny Gray Cup

    Verona High School wrestling went to Bloomfield for the Danny Gray Cup quad meet on Saturday and came away with team wins in two of its three match-ups. The meet is in honor of a wrestler who...

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  • Palmer, Czupak Medal In ECT

    The Essex County Wrestling Tournament wrapped up yesterday at Codey Arena with two Verona High School wrestlers making it to the podium. Dean Palmer took third place at 132 pounds, while Jayden Czupak took fifth at 152....

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  • Wrestling Sweeps Quad Meet

    Verona High School’s wrestling team swept a quad meet on Saturday, defeating Depaul 39-24, Montclair 58-22, and Orange 48-27. Several Verona wrestlers were 3-0 in the meet as well. Sam Zamloot, a senior who wrestles at 138,...

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  • Nick Riggio Puts Away His Wrestling Shoes

    Many of Verona’s student-athletes aspire to becoming a champion. Nick Riggio did, and he wants all the kids now taking to a field or a gym for the first time to know that, while it’s important to have...

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  • Wrestling Advances 6 To Regions

    Six members of the Verona High School wrestling team will be advancing to Regions after their finishes in the NJSIAA District 10 championship on Saturday. Nick Riggio became the District champion at 170 pounds, and VHS had...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • VHS Wrestlers Fundraise For Alzheimer’s

    The Verona High School wrestling team held its “Grappling For a Cure” fundraiser for Alzheimer’s on Saturday, February 9. The event was first created by VHS alumni Mark Riggio, whose own grandmother battled Alzheimer’s. It has been...

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  • Wrestling Pins Big Sectionals Win

    Pin this one solidly to the win column Verona: The Verona High School wrestling team defeated Elmwood Park 48-25 in the first round of the North 2 Group 2 Sectionals. Verona went into the match as the...

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  • Wrestling Rallies On Senior Night For A Win

    Before Sam Zamloot took to the mats for the Verona High School wrestling team’s Senior Night meet, the Hillbillies had already lost six matches to Cedar Grove. The junior snapped that with his pin of Andrew Rooney,...

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  • Wrestlers Medal At County Tournament

    The annual Essex County wrestling tournament was held Thursday and Friday at the Codey Arena and Verona High School came away with two second place and two third place finishes. Nick Riggio finished in second place at...

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