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Girls Basketball: Dowling’s Clutch Free Throws Allow Gov. Livingston to Survive ALJs Comeback

January 22, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Governor Livingston Lady Highlanders defeated the Arthur L. Johnson Lady Crusaders by a score 39-34, on Tuesday, January 21, at home. Skylar Dowling had 18 points to lead all scorers in the win.

Gov. Livingston came into this game as a heavy favorite, however, ALJ had no plans to hand this one to the Highlanders. Sophomore forward Dominka Kosiek had another ...

Girls Basketball: Gov. Livingston Lady Highlanders Survive Dayton in Overtime

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Gov. Livingston girls basketball team defeated the Jonathan Dayton Lady Bulldogs in overtime 42-38 on the road Thursday afternoon. Senior guard Skylar Dowling scored 14 points to lead all scorers in the UCC-Valley Division matchup.

Both teams started at a fast pace, but it was the Lady Highlanders who held a 9-7 advantage at the end of one quarter. The game ...

Gov. Livingston Hoops Wins Nail-Biter Against Cranford

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston basketball defeated the Cranford Cougars on Tuesday, by a score of 41-36. The game went down to the wire, both teams exchanged baskets until the clock hit zero. Senior guard Sean McCulloch had a terrific game, carrying the team to the win with 12 points.

The Highlanders came out hot in the first quarter, gaining a four point lead heading into the ...

Classic Rock Renaissance

Wireless earbuds may be the most modern way to listen to music, but that does not mean the music being played from them is modern. Popular music of the 1970s and 80s, recognized as classic rock, is the current music choice for many young people. Groups such as Queen, The Grateful Dead,  and the alternative rock genre are all making a comeback.

Classic rock correctly coined, as music of ...

Girls Basketball: Phillips Scores 27 as The Lady Highlanders Roll Past Linden

LINDEN, NJ - The Governor Livingston girls basketball team defeated the Linden Tigers, 76-31, on Tuesday afternoon on the road. Senior guard Paige Phillips connected on 6 three pointers, totaling 26 points, closely followed by senior Skylar Dowling, who added 17 in the thrashing.

After struggling the previous few games against much tougher competition, the Lady Highlanders needed to get ...

GL Girls Fencing Team Loses a Tough Meet Against Oak Knoll

GARWOOD, NJ - Governor Livingston girls fencing lost to Oak Knoll at its meet at Advance Fencing and Fitness Academy on Tuesday January 7, by a final score of 15-12. 

Prior to the meet Senior Victoria Beke explained the strategy the team would be following. “We’re going to try to just be as clean as possible, with our bladework, with our footwork, just use the basics that ...

Gov. Livingston Ice Hockey Falls to Millburn on Senior Night

UNION, NJ - Governor Livingston ice hockey fell to Millburn on its senior night on Friday night, January 10, by a final score of 4-1.  The Highlanders hung tight in the defensive matchup, but a third period surge secured a win for the Millers.

Before the game, GL honored its seven senior players: Kyle Cook, Mat Katz, Jeremy Malave, Patrick Murphy, Conor Pierce, Alex Raimi, and Dan ...

Frozen Versus Frozen 2

Disney’s smash hit “Frozen”, based on the story by Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Snow Queen”, released in 2013, became the highest grossing animated movie of all time. The soundtrack, specifically “Let It Go” became an anthem for people all over. After a success as great as the first, there was no surprise at the news of the upcoming Frozen 2. A ...

GL Hilltop Players Perform “The Incomplete Life and Random Death of Molly Denholtz”

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - When the Governor Livingston Hilltop Players took on the task of performing the fall play The Incomplete Life and Random Death of Molly Denholtz, they had to be prepared to take on some weighty and controversial topics. The play, which is characterized as a dramedy written by actor and writer Ian McWethy, focuses on a high school’s reaction to a student's ...

Gov. Livingston Ice Hockey Caps Super Saturday With 6-3 Win

UNION, NJ - Brian Kramer had another hat trick in GL’s 6-3 win over Freehold on Saturday night, January 4. The Highlanders did an excellent job on both sides of the power play to secure the win and close out Super Saturday.

Freehold got on the board first on a power play goal with just over 11 minutes to go in the first period, but a Jeremy Malave goal off a Jack Norton pass on a ...

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