Dave Holcomb

DieHards.com Associate Content Editor

ACC Breaking News Editor at Cox Media. A finalist for the 2014 FSWA Fantasy Hockey Writer of the Year and 2014 Fantasy Basketball Writer of the Year. Syracuse Graduate, class of 2013. Hitting without batting gloves since 1990. Contact at [email protected]

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Girls basketball: Without head coach, top scorer, Gov. Livingston falls at Union, 62-44

Robert Ritter has been an assistant coach for the Gov. Livingston girls basketball team for seven years. It took a very unusual circumstance for him to get his first shot as...

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VIDEO: Softball- Center fielders Allie McCourt and Anna Lee Smith shine in Morris County Senior...

Center fielders Allie McCourt and Anna Lee Smith did not play opposite each other during the season as West Morris and Boonton did not face each other, but in the 7th Annual...

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Baseball: No. 19 Don Bosco Prep defeats No. 5 St. Joseph in Bergen County Tournament final

Don Bosco Prep seniors Steven Spatucci and Dylan Maher arrived at Demarest High School on Monday unsure of what their roles would be in the Bergen County Tournament final. "I...

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Baseball: Ridgefield Park beats Lyndhurst, 9-6, behind ninth batter Tommy Ochoa

Hitting, at its very basic core, is about putting great at-bats together. That's what Ridgefield Park nine hitter Tommy Ochoa does on a gamely basis. None of his at-bats so far...

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Girls basketball: Sydney Morang fastest New Providence player to 1,000 points

Friday was senior night in New Providence, but the team had more than just its graduating class to commemorate. Sophomore guard Sydney Morang became the fastest girls basketball...

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Girls Basketball: First-year head coach and alumni wins first game at Oak Knoll

Katie Cummings is no stranger to Oak Knoll basketball. For nearly 10 years, she had her name atop the all-time scoring leaders in Oak Knoll basketball history, and even though...

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Union County girls basketball season in review, 2013-14

Player of the year: Sydney Morang comes from a basketball family. Her older sister and brother, Alexa and Jordan, played basketball at New Providence. Her cousin, freshman Katie...

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VIDEO-Softball: Madison continues historic run, beats Whippany Park, 8-7, in North Jersey Section...

Even though Madison coach Raina Caruso said she treats all her players equally, she has a special spot in her heart for one player in particular. "I love all my players the...

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High School Top Performer - Week 8: Anna Conklin (girls soccer), Randolph

Senior, 5-5, midfielder JUST THE FACTS: In her senior season, Conklin leads Randolph in scoring with 15 goals and 13 assists. Randolph won a share of the Morris County...

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Girls basketball: Roselle Catholic's Joe Skrec wins 300th game as head coach in UCT quarterfinals

Its victory on Friday moves top seeded Roselle Catholic one step closer to achieving its team goal of winning the Union County Tournament, but the team continues to set personal...

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Morris County girls soccer season in review, 2013

Player of the Year: Midfielder and team captain Anna Conklin has come a long way from playing with her brother, Andrew, in a boys league at 5 years old. Conklin would always...

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Girls soccer: Northern Highlands blanks Toms River South to take home third straight Group 3 title

In the past calendar year, much has changed in the state of New Jersey. But at least one thing has remained constant -- Northern Highlands has kept its undefeated streak intact.

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Girls basketball: Union and Roselle Catholic advance to UCT finals

Nneka Moneme was not even in preschool the last time Union played in the championship game of the Union County Tournament, but the freshman found herself starting in the team's...

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Girls Soccer: Group 3 final preview -- Northern Highlands going for third straight title vs. Toms...

One-thousand, one-hundred and six days. That's how long it has been since Northern Highlands last left the pitch in defeat. That was over three years ago and the team will be...

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Girls basketball: Guard Lillian Scott becomes fourth player at Westfield with 1,000th point

It seemed like nothing could keep junior guard Lillian Scott from joining the 1,000th point club at Westfield on Tuesday when her team faced Rahway. Even when the guard drove to...

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Girls Soccer: Randolph wins piece of Morris County Tournament title with furry good luck charm

The Randolph High School mascot is a ram, but that would probably not fit into junior Katja Brackelmanns Puig's house. During a car wash fundraiser in the preseason, one of the...

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New Providence senior Casey Trezza reflects, wants to end career with another championship

Senior center midfielder Casey Trezza may have already experienced the highlight of her high school soccer career. As a freshman in 2010, Trezza scored the game-winning goal in...

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Girls Basketball: Plainfield senior guards Breana Spencer and Drew Winter beat Summit for first time

Four years is a long time to wait. In senior guards Breana Spencer and Drew Winter's four years playing basketball at Plainfield, their team has never beaten Summit and already...

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Senior Jessica Shalongo leads Montville on mound and with grand slam

Over the past three seasons Montville senior pitcher Jessica Shalongo had just 13 at-bats, so in Tuesday's season opener against Morris Hills, it came as a surprise that she had...