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Township Committee Recognizes Torpedoes Soccer Club

The decades-old group received a proclamation for recent field renovations, years of service

The Torpedoes Soccer Club was officially recognized by the last week for their recent fundraising and long-standing values. 

In a proclamation read by Wyckoff Mayor Chris DePhillips, township officials praised the 38-year-old athletic club for the design, construction and donation of the Wyckoff Soccer Court.

Torpedoes' officials Roy Jones, James Finn and Mike Chagares were on hard to accept the award and pose for photos with committee members.

"Thank you very much gentlemen, thank you very much on behalf of the Township Committee," DePhillips said on Tuesday, March 13.

The township also recognized the group for "providing a positive and nurturing envrionment for youth soccer players in our community over the course of many years."

According to the their website, the Torpedoes Soccer Club, founded in 1974, participates in the Northern Counties Soccer Association. Teams are comprised of boys and girls ages 7 to 19 born between August 1st and July 31st of two consecutive calendar years. Division 3 and younger (under 14) Torpedoes play a fall season and all Torpedoes teams, including Division 1 and 2, play a spring season. Teams also participate in various tournaments throughout the year including indoor events during the winter.

Christine Kyse March 19, 2012 at 12:30 PM
It would have been nice if this had been publicized so that former Torpedoes could have be represented as well.

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