Athletics News & Events

PJ's Kenna Squier scores 1,000th career point

In basketball, Kenna Squier knows how to score and do it well. The Pope John XXIII Regional High School junior guard's greatest strength has led her to one of the greatest career milestones a high school girls basketball player could achieve: reaching 1,000 points.
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4 PJ football players sign NLI to NCAA D-I schools

Nick DeNucci, Jake Brown, Jhadir Charles and Aidan Murray have played integral parts in the Pope John XXIII Regional High School football team’s rise to becoming a statewide contender on the gridiron since each one of them stepped on campus. The hard work and dedication put in by these four outstanding Pope John XXIII Regional High School student-athletes led them to one of the best moments of their young lives on Wednesday, as they each signed their National Letter of Intent to compete and continue their education at a NCAA Division I university.
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Lions senior LB Jake Brown commits to Harvard

By trying to be the best he can be, Pope John senior linebacker Jake Brown has put himself in the best position possible to succeed on the field and in life, as he has committed to Harvard University to play football and continue his academic endeavors for the Crimson.
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4 PJ student-athletes sign NLI to NCAA D-I schools

The hard work and dedication put in by Pope John XXIII Regional High School seniors Aaron Clarke, Samba Diallo, Emma Valiante and Ethan O'Connor led them to one of the best moments of their young lives on Wednesday, as they each signed their National Letter of Intent to compete and continue their education at a NCAA Division I university.
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Lions fall just short of knocking off No. 1 Bergen Catholic

The Lions — ranked No. 4 in the News 12 Varsity Tri-State Top 25 and No. 7 in the NJ.com Top 20, took the No. 1 Bergen Catholic down to the wire and almost pulled off a shocking victory. But, they missed two crucial go-ahead field goals in the fourth quarter, including a 50-yard try as time expired, plus failed on two extra-point attempts and lost a 20-19 heartbreaker.
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Lions roar loud, roll past Malvern Prep

When they stepped onto their home turf field on Saturday afternoon, the Lions finally let out all their pent-up energy and got revenge on Malvern Prep in the process by scoring a 27-10 win over the Friars.
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