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June 4, 2022

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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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- The Ridge boys volleyball team celebrated Senior Night with a 25-18, 25-16 victory over Chatham on Friday. Brendan Davy collected 10 kills, two blocks and four digs for the Red Devils (8-6), who got a team-leading 17 assists from Ross Bancken, who also had a block and three ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ -- The Hunterdon Central baseball team completed a regular-season sweep of Ridge with a 5-1 victory on Tuesday. Junior left-hander James Scott struck out 11 batters and held Ridge to one run in six innings pitched for Hunterdon Central's seventh consecutive win. Jake Stollar ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Basking Ridge gymnast placed third in a regional competition to qualify to move on as part of the 2022 USA Gymnastics Women's Development Program National Championships in Arizona in mid May. Madison Vitolo, 17, of Basking Ridge, who placed 3rd All-Around is one of seven ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ – The Ridge girls lacrosse team celebrated Senior Night and an 18-9 win over Montgomery Tuesday evening on Lee Field in Basking Ridge. Before the game started, Ridge recognized six 2022 players and their parents for their contributions, and with the win, the Red Devils turned the ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- On Saturday, the Ridge baseball program took part in its first Somerset County Tournament game since its epic 12-inning loss to Immaculata in the 2019 county championship game. There was no 2020 baseball season, and Somerset County was one of small number of New Jersey ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- The Ridge boys golf team recently won the Somerset County Tournament, and the efforts of freshman Matthew Lu were at the forefront of the championship. Lu shot a 75, good for third place overall individually, to pace Ridge to the county team championship. He's quickly risen ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- The Bridgewater-Raritan girls lacrosse team remained undefeated with a 15-6 victory over Ridge on Thursday. Kelly MacKinney collected six goals and two assists and also one five faceoffs for the Panthers (12-0). Kimber Konen had three goals and one assist, Tori Bugianesi ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Bridgewater-Raritan took command of what had been a one-goal game at the half and went on to post a 15-10 boys lacrosse victory over Ridge on Wednesday. Colin Kurdyla scored six goals for the Panthers (9-1), who outscored Ridge, 5-1, in the third quarter to open a 13-8 ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Long before he ever made his varsity debut as a sophomore last season, Connor Byrne's name recognition preceded him in the Ridge baseball community. Byrne was part of an exceptionally talented group in the same grade who won state championships representing Ridge Youth ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- In its first game after learning it received the top seed in the upcoming Somerset County Tournament, the Ridge baseball team went out and won the kind of tight, gritty low-scoring battle that teams need to win at tournament time. Junior right-hander Connor Byrne shook off ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – On the afternoon of April 14, division rivals Bridgewater-Raritan and Ridge met for the first time since both teams’ 2021 NJSIAA North 2 Group 4 sectional quarterfinals matchup on June 5, 2021: a 5-4 come-from-behind win in nine innings for the Red Devils on the Panthers’ home ...

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WARREN, NJ – The Ridge girls lacrosse team beat Watchung Hills 16-9 on Thursday despite a tight contest during the first half which had the Red Devils ahead by just one goal. A solid offensive effort during the second half helped pull Ridge ahead, and they maintained control the rest of the ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Fresh off playing a big part in the school's boys ice hockey state championship run, Collin Ward of Ridge quickly made the transition to excelling on the lacrosse field for the Red Devils. The junior attackman came out and scored three goals and provided one assist in ...

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  WARREN, NJ — Watchung Hills shut out Ridge on Tuesday in the Lace Up for Cancer game, 6-0. Prior to the game Warrior Sophia Squizziato introduced founder of With Grace, Grace Eline. SEE HERE   Pitcher Kaysen Shikar took the MVP for the win allowing just 3 hits and throwing 5 ...

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WARREN, NJ -- The Ridge baseball team has started the week by making two very loud statements against two very good Skyland Conference rivals. The Red Devils followed up their 14-7 victory over Somerville on Monday with a tidy 4-0 triumph over Watchung Hills in a game that was originally ...

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WARREN TWP., - Girls softball teams and their supporters will be batting and dining to benefit kids battling cancer! Come and show your support for childhood cancer warriors by wearing yellow or gold - the color of childhood cancer awareness. Proceeds from any sales and donations will go to the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - It had been a whirlwind 24 hours for the Somerset Patriots. The team arrived in Central New Jersey Tuesday from their spring training complex in Tampa, Fla. to unpack their gear and get comfortable in the team's clubhouse before an evening banquet at Fiddlers' Elbow Country ...

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