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Basketball player Aidan Newman of St. Francis signs with Fairleigh Dickinson

After filling up stats sheets and ripping basketball nets statewide, St. Francis guard Aidan Newman is ready for the next level of play.

Newman signed to play at Division III Fairleigh Dickinson Florham Campus in Madison, New Jersey on Wednesday, fulfilling a life-long goal of competing in college basketball. 

Newman, a 5′11″ guard, averaged 19.9 points per game as a senior and made 38 percent of his three-pointers. He says it wasn’t difficult to identify his dream school. Read more

TV20 Meldon Law Scholar Athlete: Thomas Grabow (St. Francis)

Wolves runner star blazes on the track and in the classroom

Running long distances requires patience, stamina, and a strong will. And those are exactly the characteristics Thomas Grabow embodies. 

The senior Captain of the St. Francis Catholic High School Wolves Track team finds the sport to be a refreshing change of pace. 

“I kinda like the longer races because you can think through it and sort of plan and strategize,” said Grabow. “Leading up to the race there’s that nervousness of how am I gonna do or am I gonna run as fast as I need to, but once you kindaget in it it all kinda settles out. And then at the end there’s that excitement when you can see that time and you can kinda push through, which is kinda what makes it enjoyable.” Read more