Sports

June 2, 2020

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The borough's annual September 5K will look a bit different this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. This year's Spotswood 5K that is sponsored by the Spotswood Recreation Department will be a virtual one instead of an actual run through the borough. All the proceeds from the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - What is a runner who is poised to break more records to do when her senior season is derailed by a pandemic? If she is senior Victoria Vanriele, two time New Jersey Gatorade Girls Track and Field Player of the Year, you keep a positive attitude and just keep running. “I am ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Casey Flynn had a lot to live up to as the new coach of Morristown High School’s softball team. First, there was the legacy of his great grandfather, Coach William K. Flynn, who in 1948 led Morristown High School’s football team to win the first-ever New Jersey state ...

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SECAUCUS, NJ - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic canceling the 2020 Spring Season, the New Jersey Interscholastic Conference decided to honor all the 2020 seniors who would have been playing their final seasons with All-Division Honors. "Thank you to the Senior Class of all of our member schools," ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Due to the coronavirus pandemic five eight grade girls Sophia Palmadessa, Leah Sims, Marissa Pace, Ella LaRosa, and Frankie Licata, did not get to play their final year of middle school softball. Kenilworth Youth Softball however, would still like to honor these young ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Thomas Wolf, a senior student-athlete at Pingry and a Chatham resident, will continue to play baseball at NCAA Division III Carleton College in Minnesota.

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NJSIAA STATEMENT on Executive Order #149 - Return to Sports The governor’s executive order (EO #149) regarding organized sports is a positive step. Specifically related to high school athletics, this executive order makes it clear that interscholastic sports may resume in accordance with ...

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SECAUCUS, NJ - Due to the COVID-19 pandemic canceling the 2020 Spring Season, the New Jersey Interscholastic Conference decided to honor all the 2020 seniors who would have been playing their final seasons with All-Division Honors. "Thank you to the Senior Class of all of our member schools," ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Before the worldwide pandemic intervened and changed everything at the beginning of the spring, South Brunswick High School baseball coach CJ Hendricks was looking forward to a season in which 10 seniors were going to have the opportunity to earn playing time. In 2019, the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- New Providence senior Kaitlyn Cumiskey is a three sport athlete who ran cross-country in the fall, a starter on the Pioneers' girls basketball team, and what would have been a four-year starter for the girls lacrosse team. Cumiskey will continue to play lacrosse for University ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - This would have been senior outfielder Sean McCulloch's second year on varsity before heading to Susquehanna University in the fall to continue his baseball career. "I was really looking forward to coaching Sean for a second varsity season. Like the other four seniors that ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - According to Hasbrouck Heights Cross-Country coach Mike Ryan, two of his graduating seniors will be getting opportunities to walk-on at their respective colleges next year, and he is confident that both will succeed in making their college teams. Senior Joe Canavatchel ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Shortly before schools were shut down for what turned out to be the rest of the academic year in March, Chris Yannazzo of East Brunswick was informed that he was being named the Greater Middlesex Conference Athletic Director of the Year. The honor, which is voted upon by ...

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WARREN, NJ - Flexible Instruction days may present challenges and hardships but sometimes there is a silver lining.  On May 21, 2020, all Warren Township Schools’ (WTS) students participated in a Virtual Field Day created by the WTS Physical Education (PE) Department. Although the children weren’t ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury Boys Lacrosse team did not get a chance to compete on the field this season, thanks to COVID-19. But that didn't stop the program from celebrating its graduating seniors. Coach Chris Blough and the Roxbury Lacrosse Parents Association (RLPA) put together a virtual ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — Super Bowl Champion and former New York Giants defensive lineman Leonard Allen Marshall, Jr. has been tapped an honorary member of the CarePlus Foundation Board of Trustees.  For the past 22 years, The CarePlus Foundation has worked to support programs and services that help ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- With the New Jersey high school spring sports season concluded, the coaches have gone through the process of letting their student-athletes, especially the seniors, know how much their work was appreciated. Bloomfield High softball coach Bob Mayer noted the senior players this ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Colleagues and many community volunteers lined up for a socially safe Honk Parade on Friday -- led by the police and fire department to show Berkeley Heights Recreation Director Tom Barton some love. Today marked Barton's last day at the recreation office before his ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Governor Livingston senior class had somewhat of a final sendoff on Friday, May 8, when former Mets and Yankees all-star pitcher Dwight Gooden joined a Zoom call to talk with players and coaches. The student-athletes were able to ask Gooden questions about his career, ...

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GLEN RIDGE, NJ--Veteran coach Lisbeth Crouse was looking forward to a good boys tennis season at Glen Ridge High this spring. We all know that the season was canceled, but Crouse wanted to let the fans know how special this year's team was. Glen Ridge had a good nucleus of athletes returning to ...

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HOBOKEN - The City is serving up some good news for tennis lovers, as they announce the reopening of the Michael Chang Tennis Courts at Columbus Park. Through a partnership with Hudson County, County Executive Tom DeGise and Freeholder Anthony Romano, the facilities will be made available to ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - The NJSIAA has established a COVID-19 Sports Advisory Task Force to review sports-specific proposals and recommendations on how to return to the field it was announced via press conference on Thursday morning. New Jersey Interscholastic Conference President, and Rutherford ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Neighbors were upset about shouting and cursing. Children were scared of the fighting. And walkers didn’t care for marijuana smoking. For more than three years, complaints have stacked up about the conduct of basketball players at Cypress Park at 1301 Coral Springs Drive, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two New Brunswick High School scholar-athletes, volleyball star Litzy Martinez-Ruiz and wrestling standout Zion Blanco, have been recognized by the Greater Middlesex Conference for their success in the gym and the classroom. Although the coronavirus pandemic forced officials ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – More than a dozen Lakeland High School senior student-athletes announced their college commitments during a virtual signing day last week: GIRLS SOCCER Caley Doell, SUNY Plattsburgh Veronica Lage, Manhattanville College Alessia Muccitelli, SUNY Maritime ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ – Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School athletic director Ryan Miller has been appointed to the NJSIAA's new COVID-19 Sports Advisory Task Force, a group of athletic directors from across the state who will consider a wide range of sports-specific proposals and recommendations ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- A number of Bloomfield High senior baseball players have made commitments to play on the collegiate level, beginning this fall, while pursuing a degree and others will move on to college for academics. Bloomfield High baseball coach Mike Policastro announced the intentions of ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- It's been a difficult season for high school sports in New Jersey. And, of course, that applies to the Bloomfield High boys' volleyball team, which had high hopes entering the 2020 season, when practice commenced last March. Bloomfield coach Louis Stevens, like so many of his ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. – Even in a canceled season, Shannon Becker’s dominance is hard to ignore. The junior softball superstar, committed to the University of Notre Dame, has been named New York State’s Softball Player of the Year by Gatorade. The prominent award, first given 35 years ago, recognizes ...

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