Meet of Champions, State Tournaments No More?

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Another depressing possibility out of Trenton today: The NJSIAA, the government body of high school athletics in the state, may eliminate  individual state championships along with the Tournament of Champions and the Meet of Champions for team sports as a cost-cutting measure. The decision will likely be made on Wednesday when the group’s Executive Committee meets to try to overcome a $900,000 shortfall for the next school year. You can see the Star-Ledger story here.

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Julia Martin Langan
Julia Martin Langanhttps://myveronanj.com
Julia Martin Langan moved to Verona in 1989. A long-time journalist, she has been on the staff of Money, Sports Illustrated, Bride’s and Redbook magazines. Her articles on health and parenting appear in a variety of national publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, Parents, Good Housekeeping, Harper’s Bazaar, Self and Family Circle. She and her husband Greg have three school-aged children, and are members of Our Lady of the Lake Church. You can reach Julia at [email protected].

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