Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone Bowl

Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone Bowl


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Marine Corps Recruiting Station New Jersey and the Somerset County Coaches Association will host the first ever Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone Bowl game on June 28th at Bridgewater-Raritan High School.

The game will feature high school senior football players from 14 different schools in Somerset County. The schools include: Bernards, Bound Brook, Bridgewater-Raritan, Franklin, Hillsborough, Immaculata, Manville, Montgomery, North Plainfield, Pingry, Ridge, Somerville, Watchung, and Delaware Valley.

Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone, of Raritan, New Jersey, was awarded the Medal of Honor in recognition of his outstanding heroism at Guadalcanal. Later, during the Iwo Jima campaign, he was killed in action on D-Day, 19 February 1945. Bridgewater-Raritan High School Field House is dedicated to his memory.

The game will be held on June 28th at Bridgewater-Raritan High School.

Stay up to date on Facebook or follow the game on Twitter at #Basilonebowl. Live tweets will be posted during practice and during the game next week.


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A poolee or in the Delayed Entry Program from Recruiting Station New Jersey sings the National Anthem during the pre-game ceremony of the inaugural Basilone Bowl at...
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High School football players from 14 schools in Somerset County, N.J. split into two teams and face off against each other in the Inagural Basilone Bowl June 28. Also...
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High School football players from 14 schools in Somerset County, N.J. split into two teams and face off against each other in the Inagural Basilone Bowl June 28. Also...
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High School football players from 14 schools in Somerset County, N.J. split into two teams and face off against each other in the Inagural Basilone Bowl June 28. Also...
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Football players from Somerset County, New Jersey introduce themselves and state their height, weight, position, home school and team they will be playing on during...
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Football players from Somerset County, New Jersey introduce themselves and state their height, weight, position, home school and team they will be playing on during...
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Sgt. Samuel Nasso invites all to attend the inagural Basilone Bowl football game at Bridgewater -- Raritan High School June 28.
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Marines from Recruiting Station New Jersey and local New Jersey head coaches held a press conference at Raritan High School, April 23, with local media personnel,...
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Marines from Recruiting Station New Jersey and local New Jersey head coaches held a press conference at Raritan High School, April 23, with local media personnel,...

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Team Devil Dogs, coaches and Marines with Recruiting Station New Jersey pose for a group photo at Basilone Field at Bridgewater-Raritan High School in Bridgewater,...
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Team Leathernecks, coaches and Marines with Recruiting Station New Jersey pose for a group photo at Basilone Field at Bridgewater-Raritan High School in Bridgewater,...
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Team Devil Dogs huddles up for a motivational speech before the Inaugural Basilone Bowl against team Leathernecks at Basilone Field at Bridgewater-Raritan High School...
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The Recruiting Station New Jersey color guard prepares to march out during the pre-game ceremony of the Basilone Bowl. Team Devil Dogs faced off against team...
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The Recruiting Station New Jersey color guard prepares to march out during the pre-game ceremony of the Basilone Bowl. Team Devil Dogs faced off against team...
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A flyover takes place during the pre-game ceremony of the Basilone Bowl, an All-Star game at which team Devil Dogs faced off against team Leathernecks at Basilone...
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Cecilia Dennis, a student at North Warren High School and a member of Recruiting Station New Jersey's Delayed Entry Program, sings the national anthem during the...
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The captains of Team Leathernecks and Team Devil Dogs watch the coin toss at the beginning of the Basilone Bowl at Basilone Field at Bridgewater-Raritan High School...
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Team Devil Dogs face off against Team Leathernecks during the Basilone Bowl at Basilone Field at Bridgewater-Raritan High School in Bridgewater, N.J., on June 28. The...
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Team Devil Dogs face off against Team Leathernecks during the Basilone Bowl at Basilone Field at Bridgewater-Raritan High School in Bridgewater, N.J., on June 28. The...
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Team Leathernecks wide receiver, Jack Galiardo of Pingry High School, is tackled at the ten yard line during the Basilone Bowl at Basilone Field at...
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Members of the Delayed Entry Program at Recruiting Station New Jersey conduct a swear-in ceremony during the halftime show of the Basilone Bowl at Basilone Field at...

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