Sports

May 28, 2022

SPARTA, NJ – The high school baseball team honored the Class of 2022 seniors before their game on Thursday.  The team gathered on Reis field before their game against Mendham for the ceremony. Adam Bova was joined at home plate by his parents Jane and Jeff.  Bova has been behind the plate as the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Maybe it was a sign from a higher power when the thunder was heard, followed by a ferocious hail storm that halted the game in the second overtime period. Chatham seemed poised to pull off a miracle that is normally reserved for deities, not high school boys lacrosse ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ -- The Bridgewater-Raritan boys lacrosse team dominated the second half after trailing earlier and handed Hunterdon Central its first loss of the season, 10-6, to win the NJSIAA North Jersey, Group 4 championship on Saturday. Second-seeded Hunterdon Central (18-1) had a 5-3 lead ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - On a day when the weather the game was contested in matched the challenge their opponents presented them, the number-one seeded Summit High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team was threatened but not eventually caught by second-seeded West Essex, with the Maroon and White holding out long ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- It took a decade, a thunderstorm delay, and two overtimes, but the Scotch Plains-Fanwood boys lacrosse program that only started ten years ago has reached one of the pinnacles of the sport in New Jersey. The No.1 Raiders (18-3) overcame No. 2 Chatham (10-9) in a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — An agreement with a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company will broadcast Rutgers football and men’s basketball games to more listeners in and around the tri-state area and beyond. A multiyear agreement with Audacy promises to raise the Scarlet ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - It was a banner season for the Greater Middlesex Conference Blue Division champion Spotswood High School varsity softball team. Five players, including Jenn Pokropinski, Alex Diaz, Karina Jennings, Hanna Brown and Ava Mormile, were tapped to the Greater Middlesex Conference All-Blue ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – An agreement with a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company will broadcast Rutgers football and men’s basketball games to more listeners in and around the tri-state area and beyond. A multiyear agreement with Audacy promises to raise the Scarlet ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School varsity baseball team's regular season came to an end on Friday with a 7-2 loss to Hackettstown High School. Spotswood was down by a run after the first and by two in the top of the second. The Chargers got one run back in the third, but it was a two-run ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – An agreement with a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company will broadcast Rutgers football and men’s basketball games to more listeners in and around the tri-state area and beyond. A multiyear agreement with Audacy promises to raise the Scarlet Knights’ ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – An agreement with a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company will broadcast Rutgers football and men’s basketball games to more listeners in and around the tri-state area and beyond. A multiyear agreement with Audacy promises to raise the Scarlet Knights’ ...

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PORTLAND, Me. – The Somerset Patriots (28-15) defeated the Portland Sea Dogs (22-22) by the score of 9-6 at Hadlock Field on Saturday afternoon. Mickey Gasper (1) got the scoring started for Somerset with a two-run home run in the third, his first long ball of the season. Devlin Granberg cut ...

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PORTLAND, Me. – The Somerset Patriots (28-15) defeated the Portland Sea Dogs (22-22) by the score of 9-6 at Hadlock Field on Saturday afternoon. Mickey Gasper (1) got the scoring started for Somerset with a two-run home run in the third, his first long ball of the season. Devlin Granberg cut ...

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DOYLESTOWN, PA—An 18-year-old from Hatboro was the first runner to cross the finish line at the Doylestown 5K Race held on Saturday morning. Despite a threat of rain, about 840 people ran the annual race, which is in its 29th year. The race was canceled in 2020 because of the covid pandemic but ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Streets will be closed and parking limited prior to and during the 77th Annual Tour of Somerville bike race on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30.  Police vehicles and barricades will be in place. Preliminary races are scheduled to begin at 9 a.m., following the Family Fun Ride on the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -- Summit took a 5-1 halftime lead and went on to a 10-6 boys lacrosse victory over West Essex in the North Jersey, Group 2 championship game on Saturday. Jack Massotto finished with three goals and one assist for the Knights (18-3). Anthony Drago had one goal and two assists. Noah ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – The quest for a state sectional championship ended Friday for the Morris Knolls softball team as the Roxbury Gaels beat the Golden Eagles powered by an almost-perfect game by its pitcher. During the rain-delayed game, at Landing Field in Roxbury, Knolls lost 7-0 in seven ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – In wet weather on Friday, powered by an almost-perfect game by its pitcher, the Roxbury High School softball team defended its 2021 State Sectional title by beating the Golden Eagles from Morris Knolls 7-0 in seven innings. In the state tournament, the Gaels now advance to the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – An agreement with a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company will broadcast Rutgers football and men’s basketball games to more listeners in and around the tri-state area and beyond. A multiyear agreement with Audacy promises to raise the Scarlet ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Hawthorne High School Girls Flag Football team defeated Lyndhurst 38-12 on May 26 at Hawthorne High School to finish their inaugural season undefeated. "We’re undefeated, 8-0, and it feels awesome," said Simoné Edwards, Ed. D., student assistance counselor and head coach of the ...

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MENDHAM, NJ -- The Parsippany Hills baseball team scored three runs in the last two innings and held on for a 4-2 victory over Mendham on Tuesday. Vincent Licor was 2-for-3 with two RBI for the Vikings (10-10), who led, 4-1, after scoring a pair of runs in the seventh. Derek King and Nish Patel ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ -- The Hanover Park softball team rallied from three runs down, then pulled out a 6-5 victory in the ninth inning over Bernards in the Section 2, Group 2 championship game on Thursday. The Hornets (20-7) came to bat trailing, 5-2, in the bottom of the seventh and put together a ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Senior infielder Nick Bergamotto reached base with the 100th hit of his career on Friday. The Caldwell slugger went 3-for-4 with three runs batted in and two runs scored in the Chiefs' 7-3 victory over Mountain Lakes on Friday. Bergamotto is 39-for-84 this season, a .464 ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- Cayce Kavakich pitched another strong game, but this time the Cedar Grove softball pitcher was on the short end of a pitchers' duel with Weehawken, which defeated the Panthers, 2-1, in the final round of the Section 2, Group 1 tournament on Friday. Kavakich allowed six hits, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The 9th annual Basilone Bowl returns to Basilone Field at Bridgewater-Raritan High School June 14, bringing together senior players from all over the county. This will be the 9th year the game will be played between students in high schools across Somerset and Hunterdon ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Pick a number: 10 in a row, 13 of 14, 100 goals, 150 draw controls. No matter how it's added up, the Chatham girls lacrosse team can boil it down to 1. As in one more victory to win its second straight NJSIAA North Jersey, Group 3 state title. The Cougars won their 10 straight ...

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PORTLAND, Me. - The Somerset Patriots (27-15) took down the Portland Sea Dogs (22-21) by a score of 3-2 at Hadlock Field on Friday night.  Somerset jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the second on a Blake Perkins groundout, scoring Brandon Lockridge. Portland responded with a run ...

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PORTLAND, Me. - The Somerset Patriots (27-15) took down the Portland Sea Dogs (22-21) by a score of 3-2 at Hadlock Field on Friday night.  Somerset jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the second on a Blake Perkins groundout, scoring Brandon Lockridge. Portland responded with a run ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The 9th annual Basilone Bowl returns to Basilone Field at Bridgewater-Raritan High School June 14, bringing together senior players from all over the county. This will be the 9th year the game will be played between students in high schools across Somerset and Hunterdon ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Amy Oleksy first started running freshman year with the Chargers winter track and field team. Her first official race with the Colts Neck Invitational in the Toms River bubble that winter. Oleksy ran the 400-meter race. "I won my heat at my first ...

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