Sports

May 11, 2021

CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham boys lacrosse team has been so reliant on its defensive mindset this season that even the Cougars on the offensive end have joined the pack. Senior attack James Platek dislodged the ball from a Ridge defender and scooped up the ground ball, setting up the possession ...

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GREENWICH, CT - Sophomore Lily Spinner netted four goals and junior Kit Zanelli notched a Hat Trick as the Summit High School Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team made the most of a lengthy road trip by winning at Sacred Heart Greenwich, 13-9. The 'Summit firm' of Riley & Thomas -- freshman Lauren ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ -- Chatham's 4x400 of Ryan Beegle, Ted Joel, Patrick Grosso and Sean Dutton won the final event of the meet, and Joel and Kaye Stevenson finished 1-2, respectively, in the long jump to give the Cougars the decisive points in their 74-66 track win over Montville on Monday. The final ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Board of Education approved the appointment of a new head football coach on April 20. On Thursday, the Plainfield High School Athletics Department and players welcomed Coach James Williams, who will lead the Cardinals in the upcoming fall season. Athletic Director John Quinn ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — The New Providence girls lacrosse team inched closer to the .500 mark this spring with a decisive second half on Monday. The Pioneers broke open a three-goal game by outscoring Bernards, 10-4, in the second half for a 17-8 victory at Lieder Field. Junior midfielder Reagan ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — The New Providence baseball team has been seeded sixth in the Union County Tournament, which held its seeding meeting Monday night. The Pioneers are scheduled to play at home against Union Catholic the 11th seed, in the opening round on Monday, May 17. A total of 16 teams ...

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NUTLEY, NJ--Andre Dean may have gotten off to a shaky start, but the senior right-hander was able to find his rhythm and help his Bloomfield teammates to a 3-2 victory over ninth-seeded Nutley in the first round of the 88th Greater Newark Tournament on Monday afternoon at The Oval in Nutley. The ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Senior Cole Ekert shot a three-under-par 33, pacing the undefeated Chatham boys golf team to a 159 to 162 win vs. Delbarton at the Fairmount Country Club on Monday. David McNamara shot a 41 and Timmy Triano carded a 42 for Chatham (7-0).  

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Portia Tomasso hit two home runs and drove in six runs to lead Hoboken to a 21-3 softball victory over Lincoln on Monday. Tomasso went 3-for-3 with four runs scored and the Redwings (3-6) scored 12 runs in the first inning. Ariana Rodriguez went 3-for-3 with two RBI, Jolie ...

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NEWTON, NJ—The Newton High School baseball team played away against Paramus on Saturday, taking the win 4-1, their fourth win in a row. Anthony Martinez pitched the seven-inning game had 104 pitches, with two walks and seven strikeouts for the win Jack Young went 2-for-3 at bat, hitting two ...

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LINCROFT — Ryan Howard recorded a hat trick with one assist for four points as Christian Brothers defeated Southern 12-4 in Lincroft on Monday. Blalock also had a hat trick and an assist in the win. Michael DeRosa contributed two goals and one assist. Christian Brothers (9-2) shot out to an ...

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STAFFORD - Southern defeated Lacey by a score of 221-247 in A South match today at the Ocean Acres Country Club. Southern's Mary Kate Reilly led all scorers with a round of 49. Southern's record improves to 8-0 on the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Jenna Devens hit a home run and also pitched a two-hitter in leading Parsippany to a 5-0 softball win vs. Chatham on Monday at Shunpike Field. Kayla Friedman and Sophie Koehler had the base hits for Chatham (8-4). Julia Yukniewicz struck out eight and walked one in pitching the ...

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FLORHAM PARK,NJ - The Florham Park Little League Tricky Tray Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, May 22nd from 9am - 1pm behind the Florham Park Recreation Center. The Tricky Tray committee thanks all of the businesses that have supported the event.  They are listed in the attached graphic.

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Registration is open for 5-14 year olds interested in playing football or being a cheerleader for the Bloomfield Jr. Bengals program.  To register you must create an account at www.BloomfieldJrBengals.com  You can follow the prompts for registration info and available ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — West Essex opened the game with 12 unanswered goals and went on to defeat Livingston, 17-2, in girls lacrosse on Monday. Gianna Puorro and Cielle McInerney each scored four goals for West Essex (8-0). Molly Simon connected for three goals and supplied an assist in the ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Faith Reed drove in three runs to lead Verona to a 10-0 softball victory over West Essex on Monday. Reed went 2-for-4 and scored two runs for Verona (6-4), which scored four runs in the first inning and then five more in the second inning. Samantha Costigan and Kayla ...

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MADISON, NJ – The Madison High School boys golf team took second at the state tournament on Monday, advancing to compete at the Tournament of Champions. Individually, Devan Patel and Nathan Tallinder shot a 75, which tied for third. Michael Scheier, Keaton Tom and Shane Sabol also competed for ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Two fence-scraping home runs were the big blows as the Seton Hall Prep baseball team defeated Millburn, 11-2, Monday afternoon. The decision marked the 800th victory in the career of Seton Hall Prep head coach Mike Sheppard Jr. Sheppard Jr., whose father, the late Mike Sheppard, ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Two fence-scraping home runs were the big blows as the Seton Hall Prep baseball team defeated Millburn, 11-2, Monday afternoon. The decision marked the 800th victory in the career of Seton Hall Prep head coach Mike Sheppard Jr. Sheppard Jr., whose father, the late Mike Sheppard, ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph boys lacrosse team celebrated their annual senior night with a resounding win over Kinnelon by the score of 12-2 on Saturday, May 8.  Prior to the game, each senior was introduced with their parents for a presentation of flowers and a family photo. ( Link at end of story ...

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SPARTA, NJ – While we are inching towards warmer spring weather, the Sparta Spartan Youth Football and Cheer organization is preparing for the fall season.  Player and cheer registration has opened for ages four through 14 for flag football, traditional tackle football, game cheerleading and ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. – On Tuesday, May 4, John Jay hosted Somers at Contest Field, and the Tuskers swept the meets on the boys and girls side. The boys fell short, 46-40, while the girls were left behind, 63-28. Still, Andrew Lucassen won the 100M for the boys, and Aya Schwartz finished first in a ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. – John Jay opened their season a little slow on Monday, May 3, at the high school. Maintaining only a 4-3 lead over North Salem after three and a half innings, the Wolves broke out in the bottom of the fifth. “Everyone kind of relaxed, settled in, and took care of business,” ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. – After opening their season with a win in White Plains, the girls lacrosse team traveled in the other direction for game two in Carmel on Tuesday, May 4. But the about-face didn’t faze the Wolves’ push forward, and by the time the evening unfolded, a 19-9 victory upped their ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. – The boys lacrosse season got off to a pretty rough start with a 15-3 loss to Bronxville. The Wolves had a much better showing in a 7-3 loss to Scarsdale a few days later, and on Monday, May 3, the boys kept the grove going. A 9-4 home victory over Mahopac gave John Jay their ...

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CROSS RIVER, N.Y. – John Jay’s boy tennis team opened their season with a victory over Yorktown but last week two yielded three losses. So, all Coach Mark Passman could do was resign himself to patience. “We have quite a few young players who just need some more match experience,” said the ...

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John Jay opened the week with a 10-4 loss to Yorktown, and an 0-3 start had the season looking pretty dim. But two late-inning victories to end the week has shed some new light, and the Wolves are right back in it. Still, heading to Somers on Thursday, May 6, a must-win had to be on John Jay’s ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Gavin Chieff, a senior on the Bernards football team, recently signed a letter of intent to attend Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he will continue his athletic career. A linebacker and a tight end, Chieff made 77 tackles in nine games as a senior, when Bernards was ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Over the last decade, the Union Catholic girls track and field program has established itself as one of the best in the country. The Vikings have won numerous state and national titles, and set multiple records on the state and national levels. So accomplishing something ...

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