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List of 3 news stories.

  • Newark Academy’s Matt Ciccone signs to play baseball at Rutgers

    While Matt Ciccone ’19 has been dreaming of the day he would sign his National Letter of Intent (NLI) even before he began his career at Newark Academy, when the moment finally came, Matt was happy to finish the process.
    Matt signed his NLI to play Division I baseball at Rutgers today. Matt will compete with the Big Ten university starting in the 2019-20 baseball season.
    “It’s obviously a proud moment for me and my family,” said Matt, who signed his NLI with his parents, two brothers, classmates and teachers looking on. “All the hard work these past three or four years ever since I was a freshman, was up to this moment. It’s kind of a relief to get it over and done with.”
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  • NA Hires Bryan Tavares as Head Baseball Coach

    The Newark Academy Athletics Department is excited to announced that Bryan Tavares is the new baseball coach.
    Coach Tavares, who played collegiate baseball at Emory University and the University of Richmond, comes to Newark Academy from Oratory Prep, where he was most recently a varsity assistant coach. Prior to coaching at Oratory, Coach Tavares led the Great Britain under 15 National Team to a silver medal at the European Championship Qualifier tournament in Hunenburg, Switzerland. Coach Tavares has also coached at the In the Zone Baseball & Softball Training Academy and for New York Empire Baseball’s travel team. 
    Coach Tavares said he is “looking forward to the opportunity to coach at Newark Academy and to build on the school’s well-established track record of baseball excellence.” 
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  • NA Boys’ Cross Country Wins Non-Public B Title

    Newark Academy put together a full team effort to win the NJSIAA Boys Non-Public B cross country Championship at Holmdel Park.
    The Minutemen had five runners finish in the top 18, earning them a team score of 54 to defeat Bishop Eustace (103 points) and Montclair-Kimberley (156). The top five NA runners finished within 34 seconds of each other to defeat the favored Bishop Eustace.

    “We really emphasize having them train and run together at practice,” Newark Academy Head Coach Sarah Guelich told NJ.com. “We like them running together in meets with the knowledge that they’re going to do better and run stronger with each other.”
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