William Annin Middle School Boys Basketball Team Wins League Championship

March 16, 2018


BERNARDS TWP., NJ - March Madness? Not quite. But the boys’ basketball team at William Annin Middle School was applauded Monday night at the Board of Education meeting.

Team members were introduced and given certificates after a season that saw them win the Central Jersey Junior School Athletic Association League ...

Ridge Girls Track Wins National 4x800 All-American Championship

NEW YORK - The Ridge Girl’s 4×800 meter relay team of Meghan Convery, Olivia Cicchetti, Morgan Lyons and Kaitlyn Van Baalen won the New Balance Indoor National title last weekend.

The victory at the New Balance Armory in New York marked the second consecutive year that Ridge won the title, following a 2017 victory (Convery, Giuseffi, Van Baalen, Fazio).

Ridge entered the meet as ...

Somerset Patriots Re-Sign Infielder Alfredo Rodriguez

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have re-signed infielder Alfredo Rodriguez for the 2018 season.

“Last year was a great experience for me personally, so I am definitely excited to be back,” said Rodriguez. “We for sure have some unfinished business. In Somerset, it is all about winning. I am ready to get back and get to work.”

Rodriguez enters his second ...

Ridge Grad Max Mahoney Completes Successful Sophomore Basketball Season at Boston U.

BOSTON, Mass. - Max Mahoney is a forward, but he is also a throwback.

The 6-foot-8 sophomore from Basking Ridge just completed his second season on the Boston University basketball team, and the season proved to be a significant building block for Mahoney.

Eventually working his way into the Terriers' starting lineup about a third of the way into the season, Mahoney ended up leading ...

Boys Basketball: Gill-St. Bernard’s Falters Late, Falls to Roselle Catholic in Sectional Final

PISCATAWAY, NJ — At times on Thursday, it looked as though Gill-St. Bernard’s was going to be the first New Jersey boys basketball team to tame the Lions of Roselle Catholic.

Despite being relegated to virtually a six-man rotation, the Knights’ zone defense was stymieing a potent Roselle Catholic squad, and Gill entered halftime trailing by just a point, 23-22.

In the end, ...

Somerset Patriots Re-Sign New Jersey Native Scott Kelly

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have re-signed infielder and fan favorite Scott Kelly for the 2018 season.

“I’m incredibly grateful to play for this organization,” said Kelly. “This is a place I like to call home due to the best fans. A lot of great players have been a part of this organization. I am honored and humbled to be a part of it. Let’s play ...

Bernardsville Vocalist Selected to Perform National Anthem at TD Bank Ballpark

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have announced the winners of their National Anthem Auditions held at Bridgewater Commons on Saturday, March 3rd, including a vocalist from Bernardsville, Deirdre Tobin.

The other winners were Susyn Timko and Shravya Kamaraju (Hillsborough), Scott Six (North Plainfield), Jersey Harmony Chorus (Princeton), ...

Ridge Baseball Club Requests Nighttime Lights Starting April 1, But Fails To Convince Township Committee

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Ridge Baseball Club's request to the Township Committee for permission to begin nighttime lighting at the Valley Road baseball complex on April 1, three weeks earlier than in previous seasons, last week drew boos from some neighbors, and a negative answer from the Township Committee -- at least for this year.

The correspondence from the ...

Ridge H.S. Grad Mahoney, at Boston U., to Play in Patriot League Semifinal on CBS-SN

LEWISBURG, Pa. - The Boston University men's basketball team, which includes starting forward Max Mahoney (Ridge H.S. Class of 2016), will be playing Bucknell in the semifinal round of the Patriot League Tournament on this Sunday.

The game will be televised at 2 p.m. on CBS Sports Network from Bucknell's campus in Lewisburg, Pa.

Mahoney, who was named to the All-Patriot League ...

Registration to Begin for Spring Riding Lessons at Lord Stirling Stable

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Online and walk-in registrations for spring horseback riding lessons begin at 8 a.m. next Saturday, March 10, at Lord Stirling Stable in Basking Ridge.

Lessons in riding -- a popular activity in the Somerset Hills area -- are offered to juniors (ages 9 to 17) and adults. The lessons offered at the stable, which is part of the Somerset County Park ...

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