Friday, March 1, 2013
Sights and sounds from Wednesday's annual Crossroads Middle School Staff vs. Students Basketball Game.
It was a close win for the Crossroads Middle School staff in their annual showdown against the students in basketball on Wednesday. The staff eeked out a two point victory, 65-63 over the students in an event that brought costumes, fun and, of course, the Harlem Shake to Crossroads.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Amber Brown recently became the first middle school girls basketball player in South Brunswick history to score 500 career points.
This has been a season of milestones for girls basketball stars in South Brunswick. On Feb. 2, South Brunswick High School senior Danielle Padovano became the leading scorer in the 48-year history of the girls basketball program, breaking Jessica Mastronardi's (2006) record of 1,170 points. A few days later, a young middle school star showed the township why the future is still bright for the Vikings, even as Padovano and her classmates complete their final season for SBHS. On Feb. 6 against Salk Middle School of Old Bridge, Crossroads Middle School eighth-grader Amber Brown became the first girls basketball player in South Brunswick history to score 500 career middle school points. "It feels really great because it's a good ending to my …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Middle school basketball team honors victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy.
As a stunned nation set its eyes on Newtown, CT this week following the mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School, a group of South Brunswick girls joined together to pay tribute to the lives lost. The Crossroads Middle School girls basketball team donned socks in the green and white Sandy Hook school colors during a victory against East Brunswick's Churchill Middle School on Monday. "During practice our coach brought us together the day it happened and talked about what we could do to support them," said Crossroads player Samia Baig. "We all felt so sorry for the kids and their families and thought it would be a good idea." Samia brought the idea for wearing Sandy Hook's school colors to coach C.J. Hendricks, who was also looking for a …