The student news site of Bernards High School

The Crimson

The student news site of Bernards High School

The Crimson

The student news site of Bernards High School

The Crimson

Ari Rosen

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor

Ari Rosen is a junior at Bernards High School in his second year of journalism. Ari is a big sports fan, enjoying baseball, football, basketball, and golf. He enjoys photography. He is the producer of the school podcast The Crimson Podcast. Ari Rosen is the owner of Ar5media and photos are used with permission

All content by Ari Rosen

BHS host its first St. Baldricks head shaving event

The Crimson covers the first St. Baldrick's head shaving event in honor of Campbell Hoyt.  Watch one of our own get his head shaved for a great cause.

The bench mob celebrating a 3 pointer during a game against Gill

Boys Basketball caps off successful year under Coach Johnsons first season

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
March 1, 2024

Senior Gabe Morales going up to the basket in a game against Pingry

Boys Lacrosse team huddles up before big game.

[Photo] Spring sports prepares for upcoming season

Andrew Tropp and Jack Martin
March 6, 2024

Boys Lacrosse team huddles up before big game.

Metlife stadium during the 23-24 football season during a Jets game

[Photo] NFL Pro Bowl is back

Colin Caggiano, Staff Writer
January 24, 2024

Metlife stadium during the 23-24 football season during a Jets game

Bernards Girls Soccer getting ready before the Ridge game

[Photo] Girls Soccer at Red Bull

Emma Swope, Entertainment Editor
September 21, 2023

Bernards Girls Soccer getting ready before the Ridge game

Boys Basketball team gets ready for their opening game against Manville.

[Photo] Winter Sports get ready to begin their seasons

Andrew Tropp and Charlie Quinn
December 15, 2023

Boys Basketball team gets ready for their opening game against Manville.

Infamous Blue Moon on August 30th 2023

[Photo] One of the most pondered on questions: Are we alone in the universe?

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
January 27, 2024

Infamous Blue Moon on August 30th 2023

Morning Captain French Toast at the Red Horse made by the Crimson

[Photo] The Crimson visits the Red Horse

January 29, 2024

"Morning Captain "French Toast at the Red Horse made by the Crimson

Boys Bernards Basketball wins first game with Coach Johnson as head coach.

Ari Rosen, Andrew Tropp, and Matt Mariani
December 18, 2023

Ari Rosen, Andrew Tropp, and Matt Mariani cover the season opener for boys basketball.

Mr. Hoppe wins Sectional Award of Merit for North Jersey Section 2

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
December 13, 2023

Mr. Hoppe has been an icon in not only the Bernards Sports community, but the Bernards community as a whole throughout the past several decades. Mr. Hoppe’s hard work and dedication to Bernards through...

Junior Terrence Hanaratty delivering a huge hit during a game against westwood

[Photo] Historic Fall sports season comes to a close

Claire Taylor, Entertainment Editor
December 5, 2023

Junior Terrence Hanaratty delivering a huge hit during a game against westwood

Coach Johnson waiting around to make a call during a basketball practice

[Photo] Coach Johnson takes Varsity job with big expectations

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
December 7, 2023

Coach Johnson waiting around to make a call during a basketball practice

Quarterback Connor Laverty hands the ball off to running back Patrick Carlisle versus Westwood.

[Photo] Sectional title caps off remarkable football season

Andrew Tropp, Sports Editor
December 6, 2023

Quarterback Connor Laverty hands the ball off to running back Patrick Carlisle versus Westwood.

Senior Evan Hoeckele making a clutch catch during the dodgeball tournament

Third annual dodgeball tournament

Ari Rosen, Matt Mariani, and Julian Bonk
November 22, 2023

Senior Evan Hoeckele making a clutch catch during the dodgeball tournament

The boys soccer team and student section celebrate after the sectional championship game.

Boys Soccer wins sectional championship

Ari Rosen and Matt Mariani
November 6, 2023

The boy's soccer team and student section celebrate after the sectional championship game.

Juniors Brandon Shafer and Aidan Gribben getting together after a big touchdown against Govener Livingston

[Photo] Bernards Football rides undefeated season to sectional finals

Andrew Tropp, Sports Editor
November 7, 2023

Senior Captains Tim Pagonis, Jake Caldwell, Logan Ritchie, and Connor Laverty during the toin coss before their season opener against Jefferson.

Senior Jake Caldwell returning a punt during a 42-7 win against Gov Liv

Boys Sports teams prepare for playoffs

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
October 23, 2023

This fall sports season has been one to remember so far and there is still more to come, Debuting the new turf, lots of wins, and Division Championships.  Once again football is steamrolling through...

Senior Milo Disabato Celebrates After a big play during Coach SImoneaus 100th win.

Coach Simoneau gets his 100th career win

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
September 6, 2023

Senior Milo Disabato Celebrates After a big play during Coach SImoneau's 100th win.

Interview w/ Mrs. Hunkele

On this episode of The Crimson Podcast, the guys welcome on Mrs. Hunkele, the advisor to The Crimson newspaper and english teacher at Bernards.

Sophomore Matty Stefani making a play at second base

[Photo] Baseball team makes it to state tournament

Taejin Beckerman, Staff Writer
May 20, 2023

Sophomore Matty Stefani making a play at second base

Teacher vacancies lead to overflow assignments in schedules

At BHS, some teachers have extra classes in their schedules in order to compensate for a staff shortage, and the issue is being worked on to get resolved.

Sophomore Ari Rosen who has helped many high school athletes with his photography

Sports media and its effects on high school and college athletes

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
May 9, 2023

With social media becoming more popular, sports media has followed in its footsteps and become a big part of the sports world. This is effective not only in the professional world, but on the local level....

Interview w/ Jake Ballard

On this episode of The Crimson Podcast, the guys welcome on Jake Ballard, thrower for the Bernards Track & Field team.

The Boys Lacrosse team in the pre-game huddle before their game at Randolph. Ar5media gave BHS Crimson permission to use photo.

[Photo] Spring sports midseason updates

Matt Lesnik, Editor-In-Chief
May 3, 2023

The Boys Lacrosse team in the pre-game huddle before their game at Randolph. Ar5media gave BHS Crimson permission to use photo.

Senior Zach Cohen drinking water during warmups in a game against MKA. Permission given by Ar5Media.

Boys Lacrosse midseason updates

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
April 27, 2023

After an exciting trip down to Florida the boys lacrosse team came back to start the season with a few scrimmages and high hopes for the  season. They faced three top 20 teams in the scrimmages going...

Coach Rj Bubnowski lecturing Charlie Gonella in Seaton halls game

Mid season intramural update

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
March 31, 2023

Throughout the first few weeks of the intramural season, there has been a clear favorite, which began at the start of the season. Trades have also been a major reason for such a tight contest. Georgetown...

Interview w/ Athletic Trainer James Horan

On this episode of The Crimson Podcast, the guys welcome on James Horan, the Athletic Trainer at Bernards High School, for an interview.

Interviews w/ Sydney Osborne and Brody Watt

On this episode of The Crimson Podcast, the guys welcome on Sydney Osborne and Brody Watt, two Bernards runners who have advanced to Nationals for Winter Track. Recorded 3/3/23.

Junior Will Frank (0) with Senior Taejin
Beckerman (22) against Hackettstown

[Photo] Boys and Girls basketball conclude great seasons

Matt Mariani, Editor-In-Chief
February 8, 2023

Junior Will Frank (0) with Senior Taejin Beckerman (22) against Hackettstown

Sophomore (8) Finn Vaccaro in a game
last season versus Warren Hills

Spring sports enter season with high expectations

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
February 28, 2023

Sophomore (8) Finn Vaccaro in a game last season versus Warren Hills

Inside The Crimson

Matt Lesnik, Ari Rosen, Matt Mariani, and Spencer Saltz
February 27, 2023

Matt Lesnik, Matt Mariani, Ari Rosen, and Spencer Saltz take a behind the scenes look into the "The Crimson" and the process behind making the school newspaper.

Boys Tennis

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
February 27, 2023

After an impressive 20-6 season, going 8-0 in the division and winning a North Jersey Section 2 group 1 championship, the tennis team looks to bounce back for another exciting season. The push for a repeat...

Track and Field

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
February 27, 2023

After an exciting winter season the track and field team is looking to continue to perform well with big contributor Pat Griffin looking to lead the way. The team looks to win another sectional title,...

Golf

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
February 27, 2023

The golf team is back in full swing, after an exciting 7-4 year. Looking to compete heavily in the Skyland Conference. With lots of expectations Junior Simon Bramwit weighs his opinion on the upcoming...

Baseball

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
February 27, 2023

After graduating players Austin Tondo, and Aubrey Fresalone, the baseball team is going to quickly look to fill those gaps with returning players Charlie Gonnella, Connor Laverty and Matt Guntia. Senior...

Softball

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
February 27, 2023

Coming off an amazing seventeen and six season that resulted in a trip to the group two sectional finals. The girls softball team is looking to continue its winning ways. Players coming back include Maddie...

Girls Lacrosse

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
February 27, 2023

The girls lacrosse team has a new look, hiring head coach Kelsey Ryan. Coming off a loss in the first round against lower cape may, the Girls lacrosse team is looking for another exciting year. Returning...

Boys Lacrosse

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
February 27, 2023

After a heartbreaking one goal loss in the state semifinals last year to Caldwell, the boys lacrosse team is looking to come back for a state championship. After being moved up into the highest division...

Sophomore Neal Chaayanath serving the ball. Normandy Studio gave us permission to use this photo.

Spring sports preview

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
February 27, 2023

With winter sports coming to an end, All of the spring sports are looking to make their respective runs for a championship. 

Baseball preview w/ Coach Falzarano

Matt Lesnik, Matt Mariani, Ari Rosen, and Spencer Saltz
February 16, 2023

On this episode of The Crimson Podcast, the guys welcome on Mr. Falzarano, the head coach of the Mountaineers baseball team.

Interview w/ Mr. Johnson

Matt Lesnik, Matt Mariani, Ari Rosen, and Spencer Saltz
February 13, 2023

On this episode of The Crimson Podcast, the guys welcome on Mr. Johnson, one of the basketball coaches and guidance counselors at BHS. Recorded 2/10/2023

The official logo of the MLB curtesy of Creative Commons

MLB preview 2023

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
February 13, 2023

Another MLB season is upon us with some new and exciting rules. To start it off the MLB is implementing a new pitch clock, bigger bases, and the banning of the shift. The MLB has spent many years experimenting...

Interview w/ Coach Spautz

On this episode of The Crimson Podcast, the guys welcome on Coach Spautz, one of the hockey coaches at BHS, as well one of the gym teachers and the auto safety teacher.

The Boys Lacrosse team from last season
before a game

[Photo] Three juniors commit to D1 schools

Finn Vaccaro, Staff Writer
January 4, 2023

The Boys Lacrosse team from last season before a game

Interview w/ Girls Basketball Seniors

On this episode of The Crimson Podcast, the guys welcome on the seniors from the girls basketball team: Maggie Dolan, Syd Incarnato, Noelle Infusino, Amina Shoukry, and Elizabeth Simpson.

Infielder Drew Robinson with the Texas
Rangers of the MLB in 2017

Mental health shown to affect athletes of all ages

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
January 19, 2023

In today's world, mental health is a big issue. Mental health issues can affect everyone and everything. One thing not talked about is how mental health affects sports players. All levels from professional...

Guard Hayden Bryne setting up the offense in a scrimmage vs Livingston

[Photo] Boys’ Basketball excited and ready to win this season

Lauren Sullivan, Staff Writer
December 12, 2022

Guard Hayden Bryne setting up the offense in a scrimmage vs Livingston

A Bernards football speed flex helmet, one of the safety advancements the school already provides

New and advanced athletic technology is necessary for BHS sports

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
December 9, 2022

A Bernards football speed flex helmet, one of the safety advancements the school already provides

The winning team of the annual 2022 BHS Dodgeball Tournament

[Photo] Annual Dodgeball tournament fields 22 teams

Elizabeth Simpson, Staff Writer
November 23, 2022

The winning team of the annual 2022 BHS Dodgeball Tournament

Guard Will Frank during a game last season against North Plainfield

The Winter Sports seasons are about to start

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
November 25, 2022

Guard Will Frank during a game last season against North Plainfield

The university of Virginia Cavaliers logo which represents a grieving community

How the sports world responded to the UVA tragedy

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
November 16, 2022

In wake of the recent tragedy at Virginia University where three football players were shot and killed, the country went to lean on sports as it typically does during difficult times. On Tuesday November...

Captain Enzo Britez on the Olcott field during Senior Night

Football celebrates senior players on Senior Night

Ari Rosen, Sports Editor
October 26, 2022

Captain Enzo Britez on the Olcott field during Senior Night

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