Nico Hischier, Devils' 1st Overall Draft Pick, Welcomed by NJ Community, Introduced at Press Conference

June 28, 2017

NEWARK, NJ — The New Jersey Devils franchise has never had the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL Draft, so of course Nico Hischier deserved to be treated like royalty Monday. 

And royal treatment he received, as Hischier, the Devils’ and NHL’s first pick in this year's draft, was welcomed by the city of Newark and introduced to the media in a press conference at ...

Ridge Lands Five Baseball Players on All-Skyland Conference First Team

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Five players from the Ridge varsity baseball team have received first-team recognition on the All-Skyland Conference Raritan Division team announced this week.

Junior pitcher James Crowley, senior outfielder Tim Huxen, junior second baseman Anthony Roti, senior outfielder Matt Rusiniak and senior third baseman Jack Peacock all made first team representing the Red Devils, ...

Leather Necks Defeat Devil Dogs in 5th Annual Basilone Bowl at Bridgewater-Raritan High School

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Leather Necks defeated the Devil Dogs, 20–7, Thursday in the 5th Annual Basilone Bowl at Basilone Field in Bridgewater.

The finest senior football players from all the high schools in Somerset County, including nine from Bridgewater-Raritan High School, were chosen to play in the game, which honors Raritan Marine John Basilone.

Gunnery Sgt. Basilone is ...

Three Ridge H.S. Boys Lacrosse Players Earn All-Conference Honors

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Three Ridge High School players have been named to the Skyland Conference 2017 Boys Lacrosse All-Delaware Division team.

Attackman Bryce Kirkwood, midfielder Dan Skea and goalie Mike Harris from Ridge all received first-team honors. Kirkwood scored 25 goals and assisted on 25 more for Ridge (13-5). Skea, also a standout football player at Ridge, totaled 21 goals and nine ...

Ridge Girls and Boys Track Teams Dominate in Same Event at Meet of Champions

COLUMBUS, NJ - The Ridge High School girls' and boys' track teams both took first place in the same corresponding event, the 4x800 meter relay, at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions on Saturday at Northern Burlington High School.

In the case of the Ridge girls, the team won the 4x800 meter relay for the third consecutive year. The Ridge girls team of Catherine Giuseffi, Brooke Fazio, Meghan ...

Ridge Boys Volleyball Falls to Fair Lawn in Tournament of Champions

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - After winning the Section 2 championship last week, the Ridge High School boys volleyball team encountered trouble in a formidable Fair Lawn team.

Fair Lawn brought Ridge's championship season to an end, defeating the Red Devils, 25-11, 25-17, in the first round of the NJSIAA Tournament of Champions on Wednesday.

Robert Long had seven kills and nine digs for Ridge ...

Ridge Girls Track Wins State Group 4 Team Championship

EGG HARBOR, NJ - The Ridge High School girls track team cleaned up at the NJSIAA Group 4 state meet over the weekend, finishing first with 52 total points.

Brooke Fazio and Jessica Creedon each finished first in one event and second in another. Fazio won the 800-meter run with a time of 2:11.25, and finished second in the 400-meter dash with a 55.75. Creedon won the 100-meter hurdles with a ...

Ridge Boys Track Team Takes Silver in Statewide Event

EGG HARBOR, NJ - The Ridge High School boys track team came away with a major prize in last weekend's NJSIAA Group 4 state track meet.

Ridge came in second in the 4x800 meter relay, with the team of Brett Asay, Patrick Bayeux, Tommy Martinson and Ryan Orr running a time of 7:50.50 to claim the silver.

Bayeux also came in seventh in the 1600-meter run with a time of 4:20.80. Tim Youtkus ...

Boys Volleyball: Ridge Wins Section 2 Championship Over Harrison

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Ridge boys volleyball team captured the NJSIAA Section 2 championship on Friday with a three-set victory over Harrison.

Ridge (18-9) rallied from a first-set loss by a score of 25-22, bouncing back to take the next two sets, 25-22, 25-21.

Matt Page finished with a team-leading 34 assists and 15 digs for the Red Devils, who also got 15 digs from Simon Moeller. Robert ...

Boys Volleyball: Ridge Advances with 2-1 Win over Bayonne

BAYONNE, NJ - The Ridge High School boys volleyball team advanced with a three-set victory over Bayonne in the semifinal round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2 tournament on Wednesday.

Ridge (17-9) won the first set, 25-19, lost the second set, 22-25, then came back to capture the decisive third set, 25-20.

Robert Long came through with 15 kills and six digs for the Red Devils. Matt ...

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