Thursday, March 8, 2012
The Fort Lee High School Athletic Booster Club hosted Senior Appreciation Night for winter sports Wednesday.
All of the head coaches of Fort Lee High School’s winter sports teams had the opportunity to honor their senior players Wednesday at the high school auditorium, where the FLHS Athletic Booster Club hosted a Senior Appreciation Night for winter student-athletes. Bowling coach Dennis Sayer, cheerleading coach Nina Anderson, wrestling coach Alex Almeyda, boys basketball coach John Ziemba, girls basketball coach Stacie Zafiris and indoor track coach Ed Garrison took turns not only talking about their respective teams and seasons, but also about each individual senior athlete who helped lead them, with some of the coaches choking back tears as they did so. Fort Lee Athletic Director Patrick Ambrosio, who served as master of ceremonies and …
Monday, September 19, 2011
The girls and their coaches are working hard in preparation for what they hope is another successful campaign
The Fort Lee Cheerleading team gives the Bridgemen an extra boost and develops excitement among fans at football and basketball games. Success has been a staple for the girls who work very hard and are very well coached. Head coach Nina Anderson has led the Fort Lee Cheerleading team to three national titles and many regional championships, and she is assisted by Nikki Luppino. The team has made many memories together and junior captain Hailey Klein remembers many of them vividly. "Last season went really well," Klein said. "As a squad, we won Grand All-State Champions at FDU in the UCC Eastern States Fall Invitational competition. We won two second-degree of excellence awards, as well as ten first-degree of excellence awards in single, …
Sunday, April 10, 2011
Cheerleaders win national championships, and teams leap into their spring seasons.
From baseball to cheerleading, golf to softball, and spring track to tennis, here is the latest news in Fort Lee sports:
Saturday, April 9, 2011
Lady Bridgemen earned National Championship this week as all team members were named to the All-American Team.
For many years, there has been a long-standing argument on whether cheerleading is actually a sport. No matter which side of the argument you may sit on, it may be difficult to argue against the case that the Fort Lee High School Cheerleaders have made for this weekly honor. For the third time in school history, the Lady Bridgemen won a title at the Eastern Cheer Association National Championships in Williamsburg, Va. With the highest national score at the event across each division, all 18 girls on the Fort Lee team were also named to the All-American Team, something that has never been accomplished before in program history. For all of those reasons, the Lady Bridgemen Cheerleaders have been named the Fort Lee Patch Athletes of the Week…
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
A school record 18 Lady Bridgemen are named to All-America Team.
For the third time in history, the Fort Lee High School cheerleaders are national champions. After wins in 2006 and 2007, the Lady Bridgemen were searching for their third title at the Eastern Cheer Association Championships in Williamsburg, Va., but continued to finish in the runner-up positions. That was not the case on Saturday night, however, when Fort Lee defeated 13 other teams in the evening session to claim the 2011 national championship in the non-tumbling division. “This was our three peat,” said Fort Lee’s coach, Nina Anderson. “If [the girls] don’t work together as a team, that doesn’t win a championship.” Along with the honor of winning that many titles, the Lady Bridgemen also received the highest score in the non-tumbling…