Outstanding three sport star at Newton High School. Most valuable
Football and Basketball player during his senior year.
Earned a four year basketball Scholarship to Mount Saint Mary’s
College. Captain and leading rebounder of the Mount’s 1962 NCAA
Small College Division Championship Team.
Inducted into his Alma Mater’s Sports Hall of Fame. Held numerous
youth league and high school COACHING positions.
AT CLIFTON HIGH SCHOOL,
EARNED ALL STATE GROUP IV, ALL PVC AND ALL METROPOLITAN STATUS IN
BASKETBALL. A DELL SPORTS TOP 500 BASKETBALL SELECTION.
ALL CONFERENCE BASKETBALL
AND BASEBALL PLAYER AT TUSCULUM COLLEGE. COACHED AT GARFIELD,
MORRIS CATHOLIC AND SPARTA HIGH SCHOOLS. BUILT HOPATCONG’S HIGHLY
SUCCESSFUL BASKETBALL PROGRAM. SUSSEX COUNTY COACH OF THE YEAR
THREE TIMES. 1973 NEW JERSEY HERALD MAN OF THE YEAR. SIX YEAR
PRESIDENT SUSSEX COUNTY COACHES ASSN.
All County, All State Football Selection from Franklin High School.
Named Greenbrier Military Academy Outstanding Athlete of the Year.
Outstanding Lineman for the University of Maryland. An All D.C,
Area and Atlantic Coast Conference Selections. AP and UPI Honorable
Mention All American. Played in the North-South All Star Game.
Played Professionally and Semi-Professionally for Washington
Redskins and the Franklin Miners.
EARNED 11 VARSITY LETTERS AT FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL.
AN ALL COUNTY SELECTION IN THREE SPORTS. NAMED TO THE ALL STATE
FOOTBALL AND BASEBALL TEAMS AND ALL GROUP II BASKETBALL SQUAD. ALL
STATE FOOTBALL AND BASKETBALL SELECTION AT SETON HALL PREP.
EARNED FOUR VARSITY LETTERS FOR FOR BASEBALL AT SETON
HALL UNIVERSITY BATTING .409 IN HIS SENIOR YEAR. PLAYED SEMI
PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL FOR THE FRANKLIN MINERS.
Played football, basketball and baseball for Newton High School.
Helped organize the Franklin Miners Football Club in 1934 and served
as team manager from 1934 to 1941 and 1946 to 1953, Secretary of the
North Jersey Football League. Helped develop several youth athletic
programs in Sussex County.
JOHN T. MADDEN
A GRADUATE OF HAMBURG HIGH SCHOOL. ALL AROUND OUTFIELDER FOR SETON
HALL UNIVERSITY AND A MIDDLE DISTANCE RUNNER ON THE PIRATES TRACK
TEAM PLAYER, MANAGER FOR THE OGDENSBURG BEARS THROUGHOUT THE 1930’S
PARTICIPATING IN THE SUSSEX COUNTY TWILIGHT LEAGUE.
PLAYED CENTERFIELD ON NEWTON’S 1939 TRI-COUNTY LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP
TEAM. ORGANIZER AND FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE HIGH POINT LITTLE LEAGUE
AND THE SUSSEX COUNTY BABE RUTH LEAGUE.
JAMES L. MOORE
12 VARSITY LETTERS EARNED AT SUSSEX HIGH SCHOOL IN BASEBALL, SOCCER
AND BASKETBALL. NAMED ALL STATE THREE TIMES IN BASEBALL, ONCE IN
PLAYED PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL IN THE BOSTON RED SOX FARM SYSTEM.
OUTSTANDING SEMI-PRO PLAYER AS A MEMBER OF THE SUSSEX A.C., NEWTON
A.A. AND PATERSON BLUE JAYS.
PAST PRESIDENT SUSSEX COUNTY CHEF’S OF POLICE. COACHED MANY YEARS
IN VARIOUS LITTLE LEAGUES IN MORRIS AND SUSSEX COUNTIES.
Won two State Wrestling Titles at Newton High School.
Wrestled in the 145 pound weight class for Cornell College of Iowa
and placed second in the 1947 NCAA Tournament leading his squad to
the Team Championship. Placed fourth in the NCAA’s the neXt two
Wrestled to a second and three, fourth place finishes in NAAU
Tournaments earning a Championship in the Junior NAAU Tournament.
Midwest Conference Champion two times.
OUTSTANDING WRESTLER AT NEWTON HIGH SCHOOL. THREE TIME WINNER N.J.
WHILE AT PENN STATE 1934-1937 HE LOST ONLY TWO MATCHES AND GAINED
EASTERN INTERCOLLEGIATE CHAMPIONSHIPS TWO TIMES. ACTIVE IN ST. JUDE
FOUNDATION. STARTED AND STILL ACTIVE IN WRESTLING LEAGUES IN