New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association

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Andrew Kramer
November 18, 2019 - 5:46 pm
The South Jersey high school football playoff game, which was stopped Friday night when shots were fired in the stands, will resume Wednesday afternoon with a little help from the Eagles. Read more here.
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Buena high school wrestler Andrew Johnson wrestles Lower Cape May's Bobby O'Brien at 126 lb. at Buena Regional High School on Wednesday, January 17.
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Antionette Lee
September 18, 2019 - 8:10 pm
The referee who told a high school wrestler from Atlantic County to cut his hair or forfeit a match has been suspended by the state for two seasons.
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Buena high school wrestler Andrew Johnson wrestles Lower Cape May's Bobby O'Brien at 126 lb. at Buena Regional High School on Wednesday, January 17.
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Shara Dae Howard
December 27, 2018 - 7:07 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Regional Board of Education in Buena, New Jersey, held an emergency meeting Wednesday, after a high school referee ordered a high school wrester to cut his dreadlocks or forfeit the match. "In light of recent events involving a student athlete of the Buena...
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New Jersey has added girls wrestling tournaments to its high school programs.
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Mike Dougherty
October 10, 2018 - 4:49 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — More female high school students are hitting the mat in New Jersey, so the state's school athletic association has officially added girls wrestling to this winter's lineup. The move to create the sport was approved unanimously Wednesday by the New Jersey State...
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