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Newton-Conover High School's NJROTC hosted its 18th annual field meet this past Saturday, bringing in 25 schools and 27 teams.
Each team competed in 14 events including pull-up competitions and sandbag races.
Cadet Commanding Officer Phillip Wagner, who manages 108 of his fellow Newton-Conover cadets said of the field meet, “This is fun for the kids. It's competitive and creates unity.”
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