Saturday, January 25, 2020

11u Parsippany Vikings are 2019 USABL Memorial Day Classic Champions

The 11u Parsippany Vikings are the 2019 USABL Memorial Day Classic Champions. The Vikings finished 4-0 in the tournament. The Vikings averaged 12 runs per game and showcased their power and speed throughout the lineup. This teams lineup is filled with hard working kids...

Little League East Dedicated field to the Plescia family

PARSIPPANY — Par-Troy Little League East dedicated the T-ball field to the Plescia family during at their Opening Day, held on Saturday, April 6. Joe and Sue Plescia have given so much of their time to the league and the town and it’s kids over the years...

Par-Troy Little League East Opening Day

PARSIPPANY — The Par-Troy East Little League celebrated its 56th year in Little League, at the morning opening day celebration in Dileo Field. The 2019 season has grown by almost 35 new players, which is the first increase in five years. The 2019 Executive Board consists...

Sydney Petzinger of Parsippany wins the 100-pound state title

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany High School Sophomore Sydney Petzinger, 100 pounds, wins the 100-pound state title. Jasmine Aizley, a junior from Allentown teammates wrestling for Team New Jersey, an all-star team that competed at the Cadet and Junior Nationals this past summer in Fargo, North Dakota. Petzinger was the third...

Brooklawn Middle School placed second place overall at Wrestling Tournament

PARSIPPANY — The Greater Morris County Junior Schools Wrestling Tournament took place on Saturday, January 27 at Frelinghuysen Middle School. For the first time since 2005 Brooklawn Middle School placed second place overall as a team headed up by Coach Jason Lodato. Coach Lodato began his coaching...

Jaclyn Carifi of Parsippany Hills High School Announces College Decision

PARSIPPANY — Jaclyn Carifi has officially announced her commitment to play softball at  The College of New Jersey (TCNJ).  Jaclyn will be majoring in Accountancy and minoring in Actuarial Science. Jaclyn will be graduating Parsippany Hills High School in June where she currently has a 4.2 GPA. ...

PHHS Vikings: 29-0; 5th Annual Gold Out Game

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Hills Vikings held their fifth annual "Gold Out Game" on Friday, September 14 to support Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. At the game vs. Roxbury High School, both varsity football teams, cheerleaders, and fans in the stands wore gold to help bring awareness to...

Jaclyn Carifi Achieves Milestone with 100th Base Hit

PARSIPPANY — Jaclyn Carifi of the Parsippany Hills Vikings girls softball team reached a milestone as a high school Junior. Carifi recorded her 100th varsity hit against Summit on Monday, May 21.  Jaclyn, who lead off the game had a 3-2 count before driving the...

PHHS Boys Baseball wins Mayor’s Trophy

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Hills Vikings Boys Baseball team beat Parsippany High Redhawks during the Mayor's Trophy game held in Jannarone Park. The final score was 4-2.

Par-Troy Little League celebrates “Opening Day” ceremonies

PARSIPPANY — On Saturday, April 14, the Par-Troy Little League East celebrated its 56th year in Little League, at the morning opening day celebration in Dileo Field. Chris Mazzarella, President of Par-Troy Little League East welcomed everyone to the Par-Troy East Little League Complex  to celebrate...

Peter Lanigan inducted in Hall of Fame

PARSIPPANY — Peter Lanigan was inducted into the New Jersey High School Ice Hockey Hall of Fame recently. The Hall of Fame honors the contributions and accomplishments of these individuals who are worthy of recognition as examples for others to emulate and serves as a symbol of...

Edris Khawaja wins two trophies in NoGi BJJ competition

PARSIPPANY — Edris Khawaja, a 2009 graduate of Parsippany High School, competed in the NoGi BJJ competition held on Saturday, March 24 hosted by United Grapplers Association and won gold in both the beginners and intermediate division. "Ever since 1United Mixed Martial Arts House opened in...

Mike Ilic Earns NEWA Recognition

PARSIPPANY — Mike Ilic has earned recognition from the New England Wrestling Association. Brendan Marion was tabbed as the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Co-Rookie of the Year while head coach Steve Hall '87 took home the association's Coach of the Year award. Tyler Marsh added to...

Cancer Survivor Prepares For Layups 4 Life, A Basketball Tournament Fundraiser

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PARSIPPANY —  Layups 4 Life is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is founded on the principles of making a difference in the fight against cancer. Layups 4 Life will hold their 4th annual 3-on-3 charity basketball tournament on Saturday, April 28 from 10:30 a.m. to 6:00...

Sons of Italy cooks for Par-Troy Wrestling Fundraiser

PARSIPPANY — Sons of Italy Chapter 2561 sponsored a fundraiser for Par-Troy Wrestling Club.  The fundraiser was held at Parsippany Volunteer Fire District 5, 180 Old Bloomfield Road on Saturday, February 24. Included with the pasta dinner, cooked by the Sons of Italy members, are homemade meatballs, bread, salad...

Parsippany Christian Middle School Girls Basketball Repeat as Champions

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Christian School's middle school girls' basketball team finished their season 10-0 winning their second consecutive regular season and conference tournament titles. First-seeded Parsippany Christian girls' team defeated second-seeded Abundant Life Academy (Nutley) on Saturday, February 17 by a wide margin to claim its third Metro Christian Athletic Association...

PHS honors two more inductees to Hall of Fame

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany High School inducted their 2018 Hall of Fame Class on Tuesday, February 13. This year’s induction class consists of two impressive members: Andrew "Andy" Ladas graduated from PHS in 1994 and Michael Yesunas graduated from PHS in 1969. Andrew "Andy" Ladas graduated from...

Parsippany Christian Varsity Girls Basketball finish conference schedule

PARSIPPANY — Parsippany Christian varsity girls' basketball team defeated Trinity Christian 47-15 to finish their conference schedule 14-0 (22-3 overall).  The Parsippany Christian girls' basketball team is the top seed in the next week's Metro Christian Athletic Association tournament hosted at Trinity Christian School in Montville. The...

Super Bowl 2018: The Parsippany connections

PARSIPPANY — At the conclusion of the 2004 NFL season, the Patriots beat the Eagles in Super Bowl XXXIX. If you've been waiting ever since for the rematch, you're in luck. The teams will face off again on Sunday in Super Bowl LII. In that meeting...

Six PHS students with medals at Wrestling Tournament

PARSIPPANY — The Morris County Tournament was contested Friday, January 26 and Saturday, January 27 at Mount Olive High School. Six Parsippany High School students won medals at the Tournament. The students are: 113 - Richie DeMary 4th 126 - Anas Sawalhi 5th 132 - Shawn Gentile 3rd 152 - Naseem...