Chiefs defeat Lions 34-28 in overtime at Bonnel Field.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
The Caldwell Chiefs worked out a 34-28 overtime win against the Lincoln Lions Saturday in West Caldwell. The 8-1 Chiefs will move on to the second round of the North Jersey Group 2 Section 2 state playoffs, facing Mountain Lakes on the road on the weekend of Nov. 30-Dec. 1. Read a recap of the game on NJ.com. BOX SCORE
Nominated by JCHS head coach Ken Trimmer.
Back in 1982, Dan Romano was running the family business, Romano Electric, when his brother-in-law placed a fateful call that changed his career and started him on a Hall of Fame journey. "He was moving back from Florida to take the head coaching job at Walkill Valley, which was just starting a (football) program, and didn't know anyone so he asked me if I would coach," Romano recalled. "I told him I never coached before and he said, 'I don't care. I want you to coach with me.'" Some 29 years later, Romano is basking in the afterglow of his greatest coaching honor: The venerable James Caldwell High School football assistant earned induction into the New Jersey Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame on June 27 during a halftime ceremony …