OBSERVER ATHLETE OF THE WEEK — Kearny’s Hyams does a little bit of everything

Ava Hyams is a rare breed of a girls’ high school basketball player. The Kearny High…

NA hockey standout Golon perfect example of local co-op

Matt Golon had a sophomore year to totally forget. Never mind dealing with the little nagging…

OBSERVER ATHLETE OF THE WEEK — Nutley’s Schroeder starts senior year as sizzling scorer

Nick Schroeder waited patiently for four seasons to finally get his moment in the sun. “It’s…

Kearny’s Castillo goes out as mature leader

The seminal moment of Alan Castillo’s life as a high school soccer player occurred two years…

Mutsoli: Lyndhurst’s goal-scoring machine

It was a little more than a year ago that Enrique Mutsoli’s life changed dramatically. The…

NA’s Cruz: Making good on an early season promise — OBSERVER ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

It was early September at Riverside County Park in Lyndhurst and the reporter was at the…

Harrison’s Brando has an offer no one can refuse – goals

It’s hard not to ask Harrison High School junior striker Brando Moreno the origin of his…

Lyndhurst’s Augustyniak finds knack to scoring goals

So how does a girls’ soccer player like Lexi Augustyniak become so much of a prolific…

NA’s Rivas has day to remember in loss to Secaucus

It’s very rare to have an athlete on the losing side earn the Observer Athlete of…

NA’s Alves off to rousing start

NORTH ARLINGTON – Kevin Barber was taking on a new challenge, taking on the head coaching…

NA’s Alho named as Observer Male Athlete of Year

Maybe The Observer should just rename its year-end Male Athlete of the Year award to the…

Lyndhurst’s Martin presented with Observer Female Athlete of Year, is 4th Golden Bear girl to receive honor

There was always a connection between Carley Martin and Camila Alonso, going back to the days…