Hackensack Jr. Comets Basketball
8th Grade Team


This site was created to improve communication among our team members and to keep our fans up-to-date with the latest action and scores from our games. By including such things as the schedule, standings, and directions to away games, I hope the site will cut down on phone calls and improve game attendance.  Make sure to check out the "Coach's Corner" page for game comments.


2014-15 All-Star Season Information (updated 1/28/2015)

Garden State Middle School Championship

Feburary 23rd through March 7th

All games will be played at the Hoop Group basketball facility in Neptune, New Jersey

February Schedule:

-2/02/2015 - Practice 6:30pm at Hackensack Middle School.

-2/08/2015 - Game 11:00am vs North Bergen (at Memorial High School in West New York).

 -2/09/2015 - Practice 6:30pm at Hackensack Middle School.

-2/15/2015 - Game 1:00pm vs St. Augustine's (at Memorial High School in West New York).

 -2/16/2015 - No Practice (school closed).

-2/22/2015 - Game 12:00pm vs West New York (at Memorial High School in West New York).

 -2/23/2015 - Practice 6:30pm at Hackensack Middle School.

Memorial High School
5501 Park Ave.
West New York, NJ 07093

From Route 46 EAST
Take ramp onto I-95 SOUTH (NJ Turnpike) – (go 4.5 miles)
Take exit #17 onto 495 EAST toward LINCOLN TUNNEL – (go 1.6 miles)
Take the KENNEDY BLVD exit onto 30th Street – (go 0.2 miles)
Take Left ramp onto the highway – (go 0.2 miles)
Take the exit onto KENNEDY BLVD W – (go 0.6 miles)
Turn Right on 43rd Street – (go 0.4 miles)
Turn Left on PARK AVE, – (go 0.1 miles)
Continue on PARK AVE., school will be on the Left – (go 0.5 miles)

Thanksgiving Shootout Tournament:

Won the tournament championship; Rae'jon Figures was named tournament MVP.

November 28, 2014 - won (71 to 27) vs Vernon

November 28, 2014 - won (83 to 47) vs Mount Olive

November 29, 2014 - won (64 to 35) vs Verona

November 30, 2014 - won (58 to 46) vs Montville

November 30, 2014 - won (69 to 66) vs Wayne PAL

Bergen Catholic Fall Ball Tournament:

Lost the tournament championship game in overtime.

November 7, 2014 - won (54 to 37) vs St. Patrick's

November 8, 2014 - won (53 to 41) vs Rockland

November 9, 2014 - lost (54 to 58) vs Hoop Dreamz

All-Star Team Uniform:

The 8th grade team uniform is the Champro Navy/White reversible.  If you do not have this uniform from a prior season, you must purchase the team uniform from our supplier at a cost of $60.

Our uniform supplier needs approximately two week to produce team uniforms.  The uniform fee of $60 is due in full on October 20th.


All-Star Season:

Registration Fee of $165 is due in full by December 1, 2014.

The basketball season runs from October 2014 through March 2015, and includes the team participating in the following league/tournaments

Bergen Catholic Fall Ball Tournament (November 2014)

Thanksgiving Shootout Tournament (November 2014)

Holiday Tournament (December 2014)

West New York League (December 2014 through March 2015)

Presidents' Week Tournament (February 2015)

March Madness Tournament (March 2015)

NJ Middle School Championship (March 2015)




"A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives" - Jackie Robinson
"Humble Enough to Prepare, Confident Enough to Perform" - Tom Coughlin
Dorothy Smith (9/4/1944 - 1/17/2000)
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