Jane Allison Havsy
 

I am a multimedia journalist at the Daily Record, a community newspaper in northwest New Jersey, as well as the rest of the USA Today Network New Jersey.

I am also a copy editor and general-interest freelance writer.

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One team’s tale of surviving Superstorm Sandy was awarded Best Deadline/Game Story of 2012 by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

When 9-year-old Riley Kovalcik wrote a letter to Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman about their shared deafness, she never expected it to go viral.

Sean Ries is 6 years old. He loves football, video games, and his big brother Brian. He also has a brain tumor.

This package of stories highlighting different perspectives on coaching one’s own children was named Top 10 Explanatory by the Associated Press Sports Editors in 2005.

With high school football about to start, this package explored off-season training regimens across the country -- and new safety guidelines imposed in New Jersey for the first time. It included an online-only chart analyzing practice policies from all 50 states.

About four months after this article on Boonton High School girls playing alongside the boys was published, a girls soccer team was added to the district budget. It debuted in fall 2008.

This trend piece on anterior cruciate ligament injuries in female athletes received the 2007 Excellence in Sports Medicine Reporting Award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.

Did the Morristown boys swim team really win a Meet of Champions title? If so, in which race?

Girls ice hockey grew in New Jersey in 2017, but some still choose to play alongside the boys.

Delbarton's NJSIAA title was named United Soccer Coaches' best deadline/game story of 2017

The West Morris baseball team's journey to the state final spawned multiple memorable moments.

Not every New Jersey high school football team embraces the myth of "Friday Night Lights."

When Ramadan fell during May, Muslim student-athletes had additional challenges balancing spirituality, studies and sports.

This series of stories follows the College of St. Elizabeth's first class of male undergraduates from preparations for their arrival to graduation.

Local athletes, including high school softball players and a member of the United States national rugby team, were also first responders during the coronavirus pandemic.

What does it mean to be different than most people around you? In the fall of 2020, some Black high school football players and coaches shared their thoughts.

Athletes without a sport, New Jersey cheerleaders are trying to find their place.

As high schools struggled to resume athletics during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Daily Record investigated the risks of each sport.

Why are there so many successful soccer goalkeepers from New Jersey? Is it something in the water?

Only 2% of registered USA Hockey players self-identify as Asian. Meet some of the people trying to increase representation on the ice.