Boys hoops Drive & Dish: Appetizing openers

Today’s season-opening boys basketball schedule features six matchups involving teams ranked in today’s Record Preseason Top 25, and all could be decided during the final couple of minutes: No. 10 Ramapo at No. 22 Ridgewood: Ramapo is defending Big North Freedom champ and Ridgewood is a contender. No. 14 Wayne Hills at No. 13 Passaic […]

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Bosco Wrestling Enters Preseason At #2 In North Bergen


The Ironmen return a loaded and veteran lineup, led by returning state finalists Zach Chakonis (39-2) and Kyle Bierdumpfel (26-8). Eight full-time starters return to a roster that should be very strong through the middleweights, as well as several others who were in and out of the lineup last season. Evan DeLuise, Avery Shay, Jeff […]

Masanka In The Net For The Ironmen

Photo: Richard Greco

Replacing an All-State goalie in Jarred Liscio is never an easy task, but that is what has fallen uponAlexei Masanko of Don Bosco Prep this season. Masanko learned a lot playing behind Liscio, but now as the team’s starter is manning the pipes for Bosco on an every day basis. “It’s been a big transition now playing […]

Last Second Goal Gets Bosco A 2-2 Tie Against Princeton Day

Photo: Richard Greco

Trailing by one goal with only 14.2 seconds left, Don Bosco Prep, No. 2 in the Top 20, found itself on the power play. With goaltender Alexei Masanko on the bench in favor of an extra skater, the Ramsey-based prep out-numbered Princeton Day, six skaters to four. Following a Princeton Day timeout, Don Bosco […]

Hockey: Scoring and Goaltending Leaders – 12/16/2014

Another week and another group of players who drop into the leader boards out of nowhere.  It’s one of the nice things about December hockey.  Not only are teams trying to get it figured out, but so are players.  Sure, there are the familiar and expected names, but take a walk through the leaders boards […]

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