Sports

May 30, 2020

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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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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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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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - This would have been senior pitcher Jarod Abram's breakout season. Abram posted a 3-1 record in 27 2/3 innings on last year's varsity with 31 strikeouts. With a fastball, curve and slider, he would have been an integral part of the Highlanders' rotation this ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Michaela Hobson can take the pressure that comes with being on the pitcher’s mound, but with this softball season’s cancellation due to COVID-19, the intensity of game play has taken a backseat to practice and preparation. The 16-year-old Westfield High School sophomore has been ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Senior tennis ace David Caminiti would have played his fourth year on the New Providence varsity tennis team. Caminiti saw a lot of success on the court in his first doubles position. The Pioneer boys’ tennis team was the No. 1 seed going into the 2019 sectional finals.

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TRENTON, NJ -- While parents and students of New Jersey high schools rejoiced in finally getting guidance on graduations at Gov. Phil Murphy's press conference on Tuesday, questions regarding whether area pools will open this summer remain unanswered. "I will just comment that outdoor pools are ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Good news for Coral Springs hockey fans – Florida Panthers IceDen is reopening with coronavirus limitations. There’s no return to leagues or tournaments just yet, but lots of opportunities to get private lessons, according to a letter from the facility to patrons. Private ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. – Mahopac High School senior Sophia DeFrancesco ran cross country and played lacrosse all four years of her high-school career. She was the captain of both teams her senior year. She was twice named All-League and All-Section Honorable Mention in lacrosse. How are you getting ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. – Due to circumstances beyond their control, the seniors on John Jay’s boys lacrosse team, winners of two straight Section 1 Class B titles, will never get a chance to three-peat. But despite the early end to their careers, the mark this class left on the John Jay lacrosse ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Christian Jimenez is just 18 years old, but hockey has already taken him many places. The Yorktown resident starred for Lakeland/Panas as a freshman in 2017, helping the Rebels reach the section playoffs following back-to-back winless seasons. He attracted offers from boarding ...

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