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camden
March 11, 2024

Camden (NJ) claims state title after controversial semifinal finish

Amid controversy, the Camden High School boys' basketball team captured the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) Group 2 State Championship over the weekend. Camden defeated Arts High School on Saturday to win the state t...


njsiaa
March 8, 2024

Manasquan seeking legal interference after NJSIAA Group 2 semifinal game gaffe

A New Jersey high school's board of education is seeking legal interference to halt the New Jersey State Interscholastic Atheltic Association (NJSIAA) Group 2 championship game in the aftermath of an apparent error at the end of the semifinal game la...


njsiaa
December 19, 2023

New Jersey bill could combat sudden cardiac arrest in athletics

A New Jersey congressman has introduced a bill to combat sudden cardiac arrest in young people, particularly student-athletes. Frank Pallone Jr. (NJ-06) introduced the bill, entitled the Cardiomyopathy Health, Education, Awareness, Research, a...


referees
October 31, 2022

NJSIAA Bans Ref From Postseason Games After Viral Video

A viral post on social media regarding a questionable spot during a first-down measurement in a New Jersey high school football game has gained national attention. The video shows a referee deliberately moving the ball well after it was spotted. T...


nebraska
August 3, 2022

NJSIAA Launches Referee Recruitment Initiative with $300 Rebates

All over the country, athletic departments are lamenting the pains of the referee shortage to officiate games. Although much has been said about what can be done to offset this shortage, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (N...


trainer
April 26, 2021

Athletic Trainer Spotlight: TCNJs Jonathan Laing

With last month being the National Athletic Trainer Month, The College of New Jersey spent March highlighting its athletic training staff. Below is a Q&A with TCNJ assistant athletic trainer, Jonathan Laing, who's been with the institution sin...


new jersey
December 1, 2020

New Jersey Winter Sports Suspended by Governor

Earlier this week, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the Garden State will take a "full pause" on indoor sports at both the youth and high school levels amid a rise in COVID-19 cases. The "pause" is set to begin on Saturday, December 5 and...


covid-19, sports, coronavirus, new jersey, baseball
March 31, 2020

Coronavirus claims 30-year-old New Jersey baseball coach

The sports community in New Jersey is mourning the loss of one of its own this week. Ben Luderer, 30, a varsity baseball coach and teacher for the Cliffside Park School District in Bergen County, NJ, passed away suddenly from complications related...