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Bergen Catholic routs St. Augustine, sets up North Jersey's 'Final Four'

By Patrick Lanni | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com 
on November 12, 2016 4:06 PM
Bergen Catholic left little doubt who was the better team on Saturday. St. Augustine, No. 6 in the NJ.com Top 20, came to North Jersey hoping to establish itself as an emerging power in Non-Public, Group 4, but eighth-ranked Bergen Catholic denied the Hermits to set up a final four featuring the usual suspects - Paramus Catholic, Don Bosco Prep, St. Peter’s Prep and Bergen Catholic.“The one thing I thought with all that power points nonsense was that in the end, this is the way it should be," said Bergen Catholic coach Nunzio Campanile. "If we’re the four best teams, we should be playing each other and now we’re going to get two great games next week.” To read more, click here

No. 3 Bergen Catholic playing defense the Jersey way


ORADELL- Holding a team to seven points is no easy task. Now imagine holding a team from Florida, with a running back committed to the University of Auburn, to seven points.

Pretty challenging, right?

Well, this is exactly what No. 3 Bergen Catholic’s defense was able to accomplish last week. And it’s why the unit enters Friday’s contest at DePaul with plenty of confidence.

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Introducing Rahmir Johnson, Bergen Catholic's Mr. Do It All

ORADELL- Every fall, Bergen Catholic (2-0) football fans tend to be a bit spoiled. The crop of football talent on the gridiron is loaded with college prospects each campaign.

And this fall, coach Nunzio Campanile's roster once again features plenty of big names.

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Meet the starters: An inside look at Bergen Catholic football

Check out this awesome piece on our Crusaders featured on nj.com.

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The Future is Now: Youthful Bergen Catholic off to 2-0 Start

The youth movement in Oradell is off to a good start.

And this might be only the beginning of a long, sustained run of success for Bergen Catholic football.

Questions arose in the off-season pertaining to the Crusaders' inexperience. They were legitimate concerns, with just over a handful of players returning with starting experience.

Coach Nunzio Campanile estimated that about 20 players made their starting debuts in the Crusaders' season-opening victory over Archbishop Wood.

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Bergen Cath. alum, Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing tears MCL, report says

According to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, the former Bergen Catholic star, who is widely considered one of the best high school football players to ever play in New Jersey, suffered a torn MCL in the first quarter of Sunday's 23-14 win over the Chicago Bears. 

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