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November 13, 2021

FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ -- Ramapo scored four touchdowns in the first half and went on to defeat Ridge, 41-31, in the semifinal round of the Section 1, Group 4 football playoffs Friday night. Ridge (7-3) turned in a stellar first-round effort on the road to shut out Woodbridge, 38-0, in the first ...

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MONTGOMERY, NJ - The Ridge High School Cheerleading BLACK team claimed back-to back Somerset County Championships at Montgomery High School on Wednesday. COVID canceled last year's season, so the last Somerset County Championship was held in 2019.  Ridge won the All-Girl category and won, ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Sammie Shimsky has spent this fall making up for lost time. Shimsky, a three-season runner at Ridge High School who is running cross country this fall, has made an impact a year after missing most of her junior cross-country season with an unforeseen medical issue that kept ...

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BERNARDS TWP., - There is an old saying in football that “defense wins championships”. The Ridge High Girls Volleyball Team proved that same concept works in volleyball too, as they used another impressive defensive performance to shut down their opponent’s attacks in route to winning the Group 4 ...

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MIDDLETOWN TWP., NJ - Ridge field hockey, No. 11 in NJ.com Top 20, concluded its 2021 season with a shocking 2-1 loss to Middletown South in the North Jersey, Group 4 tournament semifinals yesterday, and finished with a 16-5-1 record.  Despite having possession and controlling the play for the ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- As the Ridge football team headed into this Friday night's North Jersey, Group 4 playoff game at Woodbridge, one of its greatest strength had proved to be the Red Devils' ability to pound the ball on the ground against opponents and to wear them down. Ridge (6-2) had done ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ -- Maybe there is no such thing as a "perfect" football game, but if there isn't, Ridge came close to playing the next best thing to it. The Red Devils recovered an onside kickoff to open the game, then never let favored Woodbridge come back up for air as Ridge dominated every ...

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BERNARDS TWP, NJ – Ridge field hockey battled out a tight game against Hillsborough Tuesday afternoon in the North Jersey, Group 4 tournament quarterfinals, winning the contest in overtime to advance to the semifinals and improve its record to 16-4-1. Having defeated Hillsborough twice, 2-1 and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- Three days after winning the Somerset County Tournament, the Bridgewater-Raritan girls soccer team embarked on another title quest, defeating Ridge, 4-0, in the first round of the NJSIAA Section 2, Group 4 state tournament on Tuesday. Danielle Orecchio scored two goals for the ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Ridge Competition Cheerleading, BLACK and GREEN teams won 1st place at the annual Spooktacular competition held at North Hunterdon High School on Sat. Oct 30th. This championship follows a first place win at the Skylands Championship at Philipsburg High School. Ridge Black ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Scotch Plains-Fanwood advanced in the North Jersey Section 2, Group 4 postseason tournament at home on Monday against Ridge, as the fifth-seeded Raiders defeated the 12th-seeded Red Devils, 4-1. Five minutes into the game Scotch Plains-Fanwood conceded a Ridge score, ...

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First seed Ridge Girls JV Volleyball team defeats Hillsborough in the semifinals in two consecutive sets, only to advance to the finals on their home court against Watchung Hills. Coincidentally, the weather pushed the JV final to same day match play on Wednesday, October 27th, before big sister ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - In any other year, the Bernards High boys soccer team would've went home with a share of the Somerset County Tournament championship. But, for the first time in the history of the SCT, the champion was decided in a penalty kick shootout after two 10-minute overtime periods ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Last week, the Ridge football team recommitted itself to a straight-ahead ground game. Friday night, the Red Devils continued that commitment on a windy, rainy night in their final regular-season game. Senior fullback Lucas Hudkins rushed for 234 yards and three ...

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Bernards Twp – Ridge field hockey shut out Hunterdon Central 2-0 in the first round of the NJ North, Group 4 State Sectional Tournament Thursday evening, improving its record to 15-4-1. Despite the low score, Ridge dominated most of the contest with the play in its offensive end for a majority ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- Her versatility, energy and willingness to adapt have all helped Chelsea Tancredi excel as a volleyball player. The senior has played an integral role in helping the Ridge girls volleyball team win the Somerset County Tournament championship. The Red Devils took the crown ...

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The Ridge High School Girls volleyball team defeated Hillsborough 2-0 on Wednesday night to take the Somerset county championship for the fourth time in a row. Ridge defeated county opponents Immaculata and Mount St. Mary’s in route to the championship without losing a single set, leading head ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ — Ridge High School's Black Varsity Competition Cheerleading Team kicked off the season winning the Skylands Championship, Delaware Division on Wednesday at Phillipsburg High School.  The Ridge High School's Black Varsity Competition Cheerleading team won the National ...

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  WATCHUNG, NJ — A Watchung man was charged with sexual assault of two teenagers and then arrested and charged for giving false statements in his detention hearing, authorities said.  A 16-year-old girl reported being sexually assaulted in Bridgewater by fencing instructor Stephen Kovacs, 49, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic celebrated the achievements of its most famous alumna, two-time Olympic gold medalist Sydney McLaughlin, with an outdoor welcome home party that included local dignitaries and members of the Union Catholic community, including the entire current student ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - Ridge field hockey defeated rival Bridgewater-Raritan 4-1 Saturday afternoon to capture the Somerset County Tournament Championship, an honor that has eluded the Red Devils since 2004. On neutral ground at Mount Saint Mary Academy, Ridge set out to claim a victory that escaped ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- Going back to the last decade, the Ridge football team had lost five straight games against Westfield, including a playoff game. The Red Devils figured the best way to beat Westfield was to never let the Blue Devils have the ball. And in the second half on Saturday, Ridge almost ...

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SKILLMAN, NJ – Ridge field hockey shutout Montgomery 4-0 on the Cougars home turf Thursday evening with every Red Devil player seeing action on the field and contributing to the win. After a scoreless first quarter that included multiple unfinished shots on Montgomery’s goal, Ridge got down to ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ -- At more than one juncture along the way to her senior year, Julie Narleski faced levels of adversity that might have enticed even a strong-willed person to think about walking away from her chosen sport. Narleski, a senior field hockey player for Ridge High School, dealt ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ — The top-seeded Ridge field hockey team improved its record to 12-4 and advanced to the Somerset County Tournament finals with a 6-2 win over fourth-seeded Hillsborough on Saturday, Oct. 16. Ridge came out strong in the first quarter when senior Julie Narleski tipped one in ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - After a year off due to the pandemic, the 100th running of the Far Hills Race Meeting was one for the books on this unseasonably warm October Saturday.  Known popularly as "The Hunt," the annual steeplechase event attracts people from all over the Northeast and raises money to ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — When the Ridge girls soccer team was hit with an inordinate number of injuries early this season, it left the team with a lot of holes to fill. Part of the solution entailed moving players from out of their accustomed roles on the team and into less familiar territory. One of ...

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BERNARDS TWP, NJ – The Ridge field hockey team had a lot to celebrate the evening of October 14th; senior night and a 4-1 win over neighboring Bernards high school. The Red Devils celebrated thirteen seniors and recognized their parents before an exciting contest that was played almost in its ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The Somerville Elks #1068 are hosting their first Flag Day Festival Corn Hole Tournament Fundraiser on Saturday, Oct.16th to promote the annual Flag Day Country Music Festival held in June at the Historic Somerset County Courthouse in Somerville. A fun and patriotic afternoon ...

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BERNARDS TWP, NJ – Top-seeded Ridge field hockey beat eighth-seeded Watchung Hills 2-0 Saturday morning in the Somerset County Tournament quarterfinals.  Forward Ally Denechaud scored the first goal for the Red Devils off a pass from midfielder Jenna Narleski to give Ridge a 1-0 advantage.  ...

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