Jonathan Rivera is the perfect example of hard work and perseverance paying off.
After transferring from Steinert High School to Nottingham High School, Rivera commented on the progress he’s made since coming to Nottingham. “I’ve been making more contact at the plate. I think hitting off the tee in practice has helped,” he said. In 2011… Continue reading
The passion for playing the game of baseball doesn’t evaporate when you graduate college. This is most apparent in Adult Amateur Baseball here in New Jersey.
The Jersey Barons, who play in the Mel Ott League, are one of the state’s most successful franchises. The team was founded ten years ago by Phil Barone of Hamburg.… Continue reading
The Parisi Speed School has been training amateur and professional athletes in northern New Jersey for the last decade.
The school opened in 2000 in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, and added a second location in Morris Plains in 2005. Upon entering the Fair Lawn location, you will be amazed by its enormous interior. It has 15,000… Continue reading
Robert Walton, USA and Oral Roberts University coach, is another example of New Jersey’s baseball stars whose reach extends well beyond its borders.
Walton, born in East Orange and a native of Rutherford, New Jersey, was a three-sport star in high school, earning all-state honors in soccer, basketball and baseball. In 1999 he became the first… Continue reading
Lead by example – this is what Caitlin Richards does as Captain of the Teaneck High School Softball Team.
“She gives it all she’s got, that’s what I love about her. She’s an example of what I preach to the team: Go hard, and give it everything you have,” said her coach Rich Aponte.
In the… Continue reading