• Wrestling Edges Out West Orange

    It’s been a tough season for Verona High School wrestling and yesterday’s meet against West Orange didn’t look promising at the start: Verona was on the Mountaineers’ home turf, the VHS squad had to forfeit in four...

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  • Wrestling Falls To West Essex

    There were several strong performances for the Verona High School wrestling team in Wednesday’s match against West Essex, but they weren’t enough for the Hillbillies to overpower a heavyweight Knights squad. Dean Palmer, wrestling at 126 pounds,...

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  • Junior Wrestling Opens Registration

    It’s that time of year again: The Verona Junior Wrestling program is opening registration for its 2018-2019 season. The program is open to Verona residents–boys and girls–who are in first through eighth grades. Representatives from Junior Wrestling...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • VHS Student Leads Service Project For Wrestling

    Michael Garcia, who competes on Verona High School’s wrestling team, is collecting old wrestling shoes and wrestling singlets for Wrestle in My Shoes. The non-profit takes in gently used wrestling shoes and equipment and gives them to...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Verona Wrestlers Medal At Summer Tournament

    On Sunday, August 26, wrestlers from across the region convened in Paramus for the Supreme Summer Sizzler tournament, and three Verona wrestlers came away with medals. Verona High School senior Michael Garcia, who trains with the Cordoba...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • 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...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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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 10 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,...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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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....

    • Posted 11 months ago
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