Football Chat: Coop and Conrad on Bergen-Bosco LXV (65)

That’s right its the annual regular season meeting between Don Bosco Prep and Bergen Catholic tomorrow afternoon at 1 p.m. in Oradell. Did you find a parking space yet? It will be meeting No. 65 in the all-time series, and last year’s was a hoot, a triple OT thriller won by Bosco 20-17 at Overpeck […]

Preview: Bosco vs Bergen Catholic

Saturday’s winner will stay alive for a championship run in the rugged Big North United Division. Since both Don Bosco and Bergen Catholic already have losses to league leader Paramus Catholic, this is virtually an elimination game. Ninth-ranked Don Bosco (4-1) rebounded from its Oct. 11 loss to Paramus Catholic with a 38-0 shutout of […]

Football: Roundtable Discussion, Part III — Potentially Toughest/Most Competitive State Brackets

As the playoff picture continues sorting itself out, which bracket could be the toughest/most competitive in the state tournament? Darren Cooper: I think North 1, Group 3 is interesting, is Sparta still the team to beat in there? And I am eager to see how Garfield responds after they got their first loss. I think in North […]

Football: Roundtable Discussion, Part II — Best Individual Performances

Who had the best individual performances of the week? Darren Cooper: Keith Idec did, for covering the Kinnelon-Pequannock game. I’m sure he could name about 17 players from that game who had great games. That sounded like a tremendous high school football game. I’m going to give a shoutout to the Demarest defense, who I saw take […]

Football: Roundtable Discussion, Part I — Biggest Wins

Who had the biggest wins of the week? Darren Cooper: The biggest wins for anyone in North Jersey belong to Nick Suriano of Bergen Catholic and Dave McFadden from DePaul for winning their wrestling matches out on Pennsylvania. I swear I want to watch the Suriano match, but I don’t have 32 minutes to put aside […]

NCAA: North Jersey roll call

Southern California linebacker Hayes Pullard, right, gets set to tackles Colorado running back Tony Jones during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Los Angeles. USC won 56-28. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) A look at how some of North Jersey’s best fared in College Football for Week 8. […]

Bosco vs Bergen: Football Facts

When these rivals take the field, it’s always a slugfest. We’re expecting nothing less Saturday in Oradell. Here is your first look at the much-anticipated showdown between Don Bosco Prep and Bergen Catholic. From POINTS FOR (AVG. PER GAME): Don Bosco 152 (30.4) || Bergen Catholic 166 (23.7) POINTS AGAINST: Don Bosco (49) || […]

Football: Bergen Catholic/Don Bosco Parking Options

Press release from Bergen Catholic S.I.D. Dan Long… OFF-CAMPUS PARKING OPTIONS FOR BERGEN CATHOLIC-DON BOSCO PREP FOOTBALL GAME To help accommodate the large expected crowd for Saturday’s football game between Bergen Catholic and Don Bosco Prep at Crusader Stadium in Oradell, an off-campus location will be utilized for more parking options. Bergen Catholic will be […]

Football: Where does Bergen Catholic go from here?

As reported Monday night, Bergen Catholic junior quarterback Jarrett Guarantano will “likely miss the remainder of the season” with a fractured right wrist suffered Saturday against St. Joseph, according to Crusaders coach Nunzio Campanile. So, the question now is: Where does Bergen Catholic go from here? The extent of the injury came just days prior to the […]

BREAKING: Bergen Catholic’s Guarantano “likely done for season”

Bergen Catholic QB Jarrett Guarantano suffered a fractured wrist in the third quarter of Saturday’s 37-34 double overtime win over St. Joseph. According to coach Nunzio Campanile, the junior’s season is likely over. According to Bergen Catholic coach Nunzio Campanile Monday night, the Crusaders’ highly-touted junior quarterback Jarrett Guarantano suffered a “fractured wrist” in last […]