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June 27, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The New York Yankees sent relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman to their Somerset Patriots Double-A minor league club on a rehab assignment this past weekend where he made two appearances Friday night and Sunday afternoon, throwing a total of 19 pitches on Friday night and Sunday ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - New York Yankees reliever Aroldis Chapman, wearing a Captain America uniform, made it look easy during his rehab assignment with the Somerset Patriots Friday night, retiring the three batters he faced in the seventh inning, with a strikeout, a runner picked off second and tagged ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Bernards Township school officials said Monday night “we’re working on it” to Ridge High girls’ softball players and their parents upset about what they have called an unplayable varsity field at the school. At the Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Nick Markarian ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The New York Yankees are currently scheduling LHP Aroldis Chapman for a ehab with the Double-A Somerset Patriots during the weekend of June 24 through June 26.   Currently working his way back from an Achilles injury, Chapman has been on the Yankees injured list since May 24 ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Brian Leitz was the ultimate table-setter for the Ridge baseball team over the last two championship seasons. Batting second in the Red Devils' deep and potent lineup, the left-handed hitting outfielder did whatever it took to get on base in front of the big bats in the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Bernards Township Committee recognized the Ridge ice hockey team for its achievement in winning the New Jersey Ice Hockey Public A State Champions (NJISAA) for 2022. "The team exhibited tremendous teamwork, flexibility, and ingenuity under the coaches’ leadership to get ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – June 14, 2022, ended up being the perfect Flag Day on the campus of Bridgewater-Raritan High School, especially given the occasion and the beautiful summer weather to go with it. On this evening was the ninth edition of the Basilone Bowl: the 2022 edition of the All-Star ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – James Kisker, a member of the Ridge High School track and cross-country teams and a 2022 graduate, recently signed a letter of intent to attend Penn State University, where he will continue his athletic career. Kisker is a record-setting runner in the 800-meter run, and has ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way. On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Erik Helgeson, a member of the Ridge High School boys lacrosse team and Ridge's Class of 2022, recently signed a letter of intent to attend Tufts University, where he will continue his athletic career. Helgeson was a midfielder and FOGO for Ridge, which posted a record of ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Rebecca Johnson, a member of the Ridge High School field hockey team and Ridge's Class of 2022, recently signed a letter of intent to attend Johnson and Wales University, where she will continue her athletic career. Johnson was a goalie for Ridge, which finished with a ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Maggie Neuman, a member of the Ridge High School field hockey team and Ridge's Class of 2022, recently signed a letter of intent to attend Stevens Institute of Technology, where she will continue her athletic career. Neuman was a defender for Ridge, which finished with a ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A handful of selected seniors from the Somerville HS Pioneers football team passed on the opportunity to slip into their pads, buckle up their football helmets and lace up their cleats one last time to play in the annual Basilone Bowl at Bridgewater-Raritan High School Tuesday, ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Sophomore Owen Mays has made quite an impact on the Ridge High School boys track program over the past two years. Mays set a Ridge freshman record in the 110 hurdles last year, and this spring, he has established new school marks in both the 110 hurdles and the 400 ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- The Ridge baseball team outhit Woodbridge on Tuesday. But Woodbridge out-defended the Red Devils and ultimately outscored them. Third-seeded Woodbridge made several huge fielding plays, saving its best and most devastating defensive gem for the final out of the game, en ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- As a sophomore, Archit Yemula emerged as a standout at first singles for the Ridge High School boys tennis team this spring. Yemula, who was not a member of the varsity as a freshman, helped the Red Devils improve their team record from 6-8 to 9-5 by going 10-3 in his ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Matt Shawah's RBI single with two out and the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh gave Ridge a 2-1 baseball victory over Bridgewater-Raritan in the quarterfinal round of the Section 2, Group 4 tournament Saturday afternoon. Ridge (24-3), which beat Bridgewater-Raritan ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The 32nd Annual Pleasant Valley Twilight Challenge 5K, a Kids Lollipop Loop and a one-mile health walk are scheduled for Sunday evening, June 5, at Pleasant Valley Park in Basking Ridge. The event is a fundraiser the Bernards Township Municipal Alliance Against Substance Abuse, ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- The Ridge baseball team moved into the next round with an 11-0 victory over Plainfield in the first round of the NJSIAA Section 2, Group 4 tournament on Wednesday. Matt Aber, one of five Red Devils to collect two hits, drove in two runs as Ridge (23-3) opened a 9-0 lead with ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Bike racers from as far as New Zealand, Mexico and Canada wheeled into town Memorial Day to compete in the 77th Tour of Somerville. What has become a Memorial Day tradition is said to be America’s oldest cycling race. A series of races drew top amateur and professional riders ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- For all the impressive numbers he's racked up and pivotal games in which he has played in both sports, it's still difficult to quantify just how big Mike Olivo's impact has been on the sports landscape at Ridge High School. The starting quarterback on the football team the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- The Ridge baseball team made quick work of Rutgers Prep, but not before the top-seeded Red Devils had to sweat things out for the first three innings. Ridge didn't get a hit until the fourth inning, but then the floodgates opened, and the Red Devils scored three runs each in ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ -- The undefeated Hunterdon Central boys lacrosse team advanced with a 12-6 victory over Ridge in the quarterfinal round of the North Jersey, Group 4 tournament on Saturday. Dylan Johnson collected three goals and three assists, and Vinnie DeVito also scored three goals for ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough has earned a well-deserved reputation for putting on a show as evidenced by the swirl of events taking place over five days during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Register online at www.legalrunaround.org The COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath forced ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ – The Ridge girls lacrosse team defeated Columbia 11-5 Thursday evening in the first round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Group 4 state tournament and improved its record to 9-9 for the season. The eighth-seeded Red Devils came out strong in the first half, out-pacing the ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Maura Mendenilla has competed in five different events for the Ridge girls track and field team this season. The senior is so versatile that even events that she had not been well-versed in quickly become events she excelled in. Her most recent achievement was winning the ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- It's a comforting thought for coaches to have players they know they can count on, game-in and game-out. Jennifer Prince, a junior midfielder for the Ridge girls lacrosse team, has been a dependable as anyone could ask this season.  She scored at least one goal in every ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- After Jason Cozzi of Bridgewater-Raritan and Connor Byrne of Ridge spent five innings locked in a taut pitchers' duel, Ridge scored a pair of unearned runs in the bottom of the sixth to break a tie on its way to a 3-1 baseball victory over the Panthers in the semifinal round of ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ – The Ridge girls lacrosse team defeated Gill St. Bernard 16-5 in the first round of the Somerset County tournament Saturday afternoon in Basking Ridge. Despite the very rainy and unseasonably chilly weather, the Red Devils controlled the game by winning 17 draws and maximizing ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Last week, the Ridge track and field boys relay team made national news. The relay foursome of Andrew McCabe, James Kisker, Patrick Doran and Jackson Barna finished as the top American team, and second overall, in the Championship of America 4x800 relay race at the Penn ...

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