Scoops on Football: Paramus Catholic – Fishing, Working and Making Beds


To be honest, I wasn’t sure what to expect from Paramus Catholic football practice Tuesday. First of all, it was hot. In the low 90s at 3 p.m. as the Paladins started stretching…and sweating. Also, it was my first up-close look at new Paladins head coach John Westervelt, a.k.a. Coach Wes. I knew Wes a […]


Scoops Q&A: Paramus Catholic Football Coach John Westervelt


After watching practice Tuesday, first-year Paramus Catholic head football coach John Westervelt invited me into his golf cart for a ride and then up into his office for a chat. We talked fishing, football, his thoughts on his football team as it seeks its third Non-Public Group 4 state title in the last 4 years. […]


Future could be bright for Ridgefield Park in baseball – Boys … –

Ridgefield Park

Future could be bright for Ridgefield Park in baseball – Boys … Ridgefield Park’s Tommy Visaggio (24) earned First-Team, All Big North Conference American Division Honors as an outfielder during his senior year. … A number of Clifton businesses sell produce that is deemed organic, Jersey grown and locally.   Read more…


Scoops on Football: St. Joes in July — plus a Summer Q&A with Augie Hoffmann


Before I get to my talk with St. Joe’s 2nd-year football coach Augie Hoffmann, here are a few things I took away from watching St. Joe’s practice on Tuesday night. * The defensive line is formidable. Even in just simple inside run drills, it seemed like the O-Line had trouble moving the bulk and strength […]


Ramsey had a sports year to remember –


H.S.: Ramsey had a sports year to remember Athletic director and former Big North Conference executive director and Bergen County Coaches Association president Jim Grasso (who followed the legendary Lou Molino) and trainer Laura Judge, two of the very best in the business, were among the many …   Read more…