The Glen Echo

Every Comeback Starts With a Setback

by James Stewart, Staff Writer

May 18, 2020

On a hot, muggy August morning, the Glen Rock High School Varsity football team grabbed the monstrous water coolers, the hefty med kit, and their brand new cleats, and trotted out to the field for another morning practice. Smiles gleamed across the faces of all the players, seniors and juniors joked...

“The Last Dance” Film Review

by James Stewart, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

The 1990s -- when people think about the 90s, they think about baggy jeans, and bold sneakers. Others think about backwards hats and bright neon colors. People made fashion one of the most talked about topics in the 90s, but if you turned on any sports channel you would know who the true star of the 1...

Student-athletes hope for shortened season

The 2019 baseball team poses for a picture after their last game. Little did the returning athletes know that their 2020 season would be in jeopardy.

by Michael Silver and Robert Zamparelli

May 4, 2020

If New Jersey is lucky enough to get the slightest of a spring-sports season, there would be new complications to come along with it.  The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA)  has stated that their main goal for this spring sports season is to get any form of a season...

Lost spring sports season impacts recruits

No spring sports season impacts recruits looking to play sports in college. With the COVID-19 pandemic closing schools, high school spring sports are not taking place. For players concerned this could hurt their recruitment, a Bridge Year option could emerge.

by Andrew Kastelman, Business Development and Marketing Manager

April 28, 2020

The crack of the bat is nonexistent. The swoosh of the lacrosse ball is nowhere to be found. As the weather warms and days become longer, everyone is inside. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreck through the United States and Northern New Jersey is one of the hardest hit areas. With Governor Phi...

A behind the scenes look at Glen Rock hockey

by Mack Alvino, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020


Football team to change division next season

by Andrew Kastelman and Rob Zamparelli

January 14, 2020

The High School Football Team will change divisions next season, leaving the Colonial Division for the Liberty Division. Glen Rock will now play Harrison, Pompton Lakes, Hawthorne, Saddle Brook and New Milford. Glen Rock switched divisions with Lyndhurst. Next year the NJIC will add a Union Division...

Boys basketball loses to Pascack Valley

#35 Will McLoughlin soars to the rim to lay the ball in to cut into Pascack Valley’s lead in the fourth quarter. McLoughlin, a junior is also a two year starter, and has stepped into an evener larger roll this year for the Panthers.

by James Stewart, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

The boys varsity basketball team lost to Pascack Valley on Dec. 22, in their first of three games in this year's Saint Joseph's Regional High School Holiday Tournament.  The Panther were coming off a tough road loss against the Lodi Rams by a score of 57-47. The Panthers knew coming into this tour...

An overlook on the 2019 Volleyball season

Members of the varsity volleyball team pose for a celebratory picture after a victory on Senior Day on Oct. 24, 2019.

by Michael Taromina, Sports Beat Manager (Volleyball, Wrestling, and Softball)

December 11, 2019

Even though the team didn’t make it through all the rounds of states, determined and devoted first-year coach, Alyssa Sedlak, as well as a motivated and driven senior captain, Emily Egermayer, still made them achieve their primary goal.    Before the team’s games began, Sedlak, Egermayer, and the othe...

Why football needs to abolish the kickoff

by Mack Alvino, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

What is the most dangerous play in team sports? You probably won’t be surprised that it is a football play. What if I told you the most dangerous play in football is the only play in which there is no center. A kickoff, which occurs to start the half and after scoring plays , has proven to be the mo...


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