Darren Cooper, North Jersey News

Darren Cooper

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Recent:
  • North Jersey News
Past:
  • Daily Record
  • MyCentralJersey
  • BurlCo Times
  • New Jersey Herald
  • Courier-Post
  • USA TODAY

Recent articles by Darren:

NJ football rankings: Statewide Top 25 heading into the state championship games

Two new teams entered the USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey statewide Top 25 rankings, and three new teams entered the top 10. → Read More

NJSIAA makes adjustments to bowling and hockey tournaments, says little on Camden

After a 32-minute meeting, NJSIAA Executive Committee moved into closed session. → Read More

NJ football rankings: Big upsets all over shake up statewide Top 25

Five new teams entered the USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey Top 25 rankings after an exciting week of games that included upsets all over the state. → Read More

Old Tappan football races to early lead, tops Hillside for sectional title

Aidan Heaney ran for three touchdowns and Old Tappan controlled the line of scrimmage from the start on the way to the North 1, Group 3 title. → Read More

NJ football rankings: Public and Non-Public playoff showdowns keep shaking up Top 25

Here are the USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey football Top 25 rankings through Week 10 of the 2022 season (November 7). → Read More

NJ football rankings: Statewide Top 25 as postseason gets into full swing

One new team joined the USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey statewide Top 25 rankings after an exciting Week 9. → Read More

NJ football rankings: Statewide Top 25 as postseason gets into full swing

One new team joined the USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey statewide Top 25 rankings after an exciting Week 9. → Read More

NJ football rankings: Statewide Top 25 heading into the postseason

Two new teams joined the USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey statewide Top 25 rankings after an exciting Week 8. → Read More

NJ football rankings: 3 new teams catapult into latest statewide Top 25

The upcoming week will feature regular-season finales for all of the state's public school teams, and penultimate games for non-public teams. → Read More

NJ football rankings: South Jersey powers climb in latest statewide Top 25

Two South Jersey public schools now round out the top 5 in the latest USA TODAY NETWORK statewide Top 25 rankings. → Read More

NJ football rankings: There's a new No. 1 team for the second week in a row

For the second week in a row, there's a new No. 1 team in the USA TODAY NETWORK statewide Top 25 rankings. → Read More

Football: Archdiocese responds to allegations of illegal recruiting at Paramus Catholic

The Archdiocese of Newark responded to allegations that the Paramus Catholic football program illegally recruited a player from Belleville HS. → Read More

NJ football rankings: Shakeup near the top in latest statewide Top 25 after Week 3

After Week 3 of the high school football season, two new teams entered the statewide Top 25 rankings, and there were some changes near the top. → Read More

Check out the preseason New Jersey statewide football Top 25 rankings for the 2022 season

Every week, voters from across USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey will rank the Top 25 teams in the state. Here are the preseason rankings. → Read More

Check out the preseason New Jersey statewide football Top 25 rankings for the 2022 season

Every week, voters from across USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey will rank the Top 25 teams in the state. Here are the preseason rankings. → Read More

Check out the preseason New Jersey statewide football Top 25 rankings for the 2022 season

Every week, voters from across USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey will rank the Top 25 teams in the state. Here are the preseason rankings. → Read More

Initiative to bring in more, diverse HS football referees shows early signs of success

Seventy-seven new football referees were certified after a big push by a coalition of football administrators. → Read More

Female Charlie McGill scholarship winner cherishes living in the moment

After a leukemia diagnosis when she was 4 years old, Shauna Moran doesn't wait around for life anymore. She makes it happen. → Read More

Bergen County teen plans Wiffle ball tournament to raise money for Athletes Without Limits

Seeking to pay it forward and give back to athletes with different abilities, Marco Festa is organizing a Wiffle ball tournament to raise money. → Read More

Teaneck football bringing back 'inspired and determined' coach to lead program

Harold Clark will return to Teaneck High School to assume the head coaching position he held from 2015-18. → Read More