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 11/25/2014)

Thanksgiving Shootout Tournament:

-Friday, November 28, 2014 - 6:30pm vs Vernon at Wayne PAL

-Friday, November 28, 2014 - 8:50pm vs Mt. Olive at Wayne PAL

-Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 7:40pm vs Verona at Wayne PAL

-Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 5:20pm Semi-Finals at DePaul

-Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 7:40pm Championship at DePaul

If you need a ride to the game on Friday, be at Hackensack Middle School at 5:30pm.

Driving Directions from Hackensack:

Wayne PAL

1 PAL Drive

Wayne, NJ 07470

Take Route 80 West to Exit 53.

Take Route 23 North towards Butler.

Get over to the Right.

Take 202 South Lincoln Park / Boonton exit.

Make a Left at the Stop sign.

Then make a quick Right (landmark Post Office).

Go to the end of the block, then make a Right and follow the signs.



DePaul Catholic High School

1512 Alps Road

Wayne, NJ 07470

Take Route 80 West to Exit 53.

Take Route 23 North towards Butler.

Take the Alps Road exit.

Follow Apls Road for 3.5 miles.

School is on the right.

Practice Schedule for November:

11/10/2014 - 6:30pm at Hackensack Middle School.

11/17/2014 - 6:30pm at Hackensack Middle School.

11/24/2014 - 6:30pm at Hackensack Middle School.

Bergen Catholic Fall Ball Tournament

November 7, 2014 - won (53 to 37) vs St. Patrick's.

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

November 9, 2014 - lost in overtime (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
Reggie Marcellus Manning (4/17/1962 - 12/14/2004)
Curtis Jerome Smith (7/1/1960 - 2/11/2011)
Bobb Dexter Smith (1/5/1963 - 11/15/2014)