Sports

February 18, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have announced the signing of right-handed relief pitcher Randy McCurry for the 2018 season. “I’m excited to play in the Atlantic League this year,” said McCurry. “It’ll be a transition for me but I am ready to face some really good competition and help ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - For the first time in school history, both the boys and girls fencing teams at Ridge High School have reached the final four. The Ridge boys faced Morris Hills in the first round, where it became apparent that Morris Hills was going to put up a significant fight. The Ridge ...

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MONTGOMERY, NJ - Two free throws with 10 seconds left sent Montgomery to a 53-52 girls basketball victory over Ridge in the second round of the Somerset County Tournament on Saturday. Sophomore guard Sophie Beneventine scored 19 points for Ridge (14-11), including five 3-pointers. Kristin Miscia ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Junior center Mike Zima's emergence as an interior presence for the Ridge boys basketball team has come just in time for a post-season tournament run. Zima scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead seventh-seeded Ridge to a 59-43 victory over 10th-seeded Bound Brook in ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Regan Goldberg of Ridge High School was one of 34 student athletes who took part in the fourth annual Signing Day at Zoned Sports Academy, in Bridgewater. The signing day allows all graduating seniors to “sign” to their college and celebrate their accomplishments. Each ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Ridge boys basketball team tuned up for the start of the Somerset County Tournament this weekend with a 53-48 victory over Plainfield Thursday night. Mike DeMarco scored 18 points to lead the Red Devils (12-10), who got 14 points and seven rebounds from Mike Zima. Chris ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Eleven different players got into the scorebook as the Ridge girls basketball team defeated Manville, 56-11, in the opening round of the Somerset County Tournament on Thursday. Sam Weyrauch and Maddy West each scored 10 points for Ridge (14-10), which held Manville to two ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Jenna Whelan scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Bernards to a 42-38 girls basketball victory over Ridge Tuesday night. Jenna Scarpa scored 10 points and Abby Cawley came down with eight rebounds to go with two assists, two blocks and five points for the ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Ridge boys basketball team came through with a 55-41 victory over Hillside on Senior Night Monday. Jeremy McCavera finished with a team-high 18 points for Ridge (11-10), which opened a 30-20 lead by halftime. Mike Zima scored 12 points in the victory. Ridge got nine ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have signed two-time Frontier League All-Star infielder Craig Massey for the 2018 season. “I’m really looking forward to this great opportunity,” said Massey. “From what I’ve seen, there are some pretty great players that have played in Somerset in the ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Lady Warrior basketball team defeated the Ridge Red Devils on Saturday, 50-40, to make them Skyland Conference champions, along with Montgomery, Hills’ lone loss this season.  Co-captain Julia Cunningham led the Warriors with fifteen points, along with grabbing ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Ridge advanced with a 7-0 victory over Bernards Friday night in the opening round of the Skyland Cup ice hockey tournament at Bridgewater Sports Arena. Spencer Charleson scored three goals for Ridge (13-4-7), which skated out to a 4-0 lead after one period. Connor Villa and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Ridge boys basketball team broke to an early lead and went on to a 58-44 victory over East Brunswick on Saturday. Jeremy McCavera scored 17 points for Ridge (10-10), which opened a 17-7 lead after one quarter. Chris Feringa finished with 13 points and Nate Herrera scored ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Ridge girls basketball team handed East Brunswick just its second loss of the season, 47-39, Thursday afternoon. Sophie Beneventine scored 13 points for Ridge (13-8), which pulled away from a 24-21 halftime lead. Maddy West scored 12 points for the Red Devils, who won ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Three seniors from the Group 4 state champion Ridge High School girls soccer team were the subjects of a signing ceremony signalling their college commitments on Wednesday. Ridge girls soccer players Maddy Lui, Erin Keefe and Kaitlyn Madden were front and center. Lui will ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ -- Mike Columbo, a familiar name to those who follow New Jersey High school football, will serve as the new head football coach at Immaculata High School. He replaces Tom Falato, who has retired from that position. Columbo is a Special Education teacher at Delaware Valley High ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Two seniors who were key members of Ridge High School's football program celebrated their college signings on Wednesday. Brandon Radice, who played quarterback and defensive back, and RJ Milligan, a fullback who was one of the leading rushers in Somerset County in 2017, gave ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - As ice covers local homes, streets, and playgrounds, it's time to think ahead - to next Monday, Feb. 12, when signup begins for the Bernards Township summer recreation programs for kindergarten through grades 5. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. online or in person at the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have signed four-time Frontier League All-Star first baseman Aaron Dudley. “I couldn’t be more excited to join Somerset,” said Dudley. “I have heard nothing but amazing things about the Patriots. I look forward to taking what I’ve learned in Normal and ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Summit rallied from a three-goal deficit to finish with a 3-3 tie with Ridge in ice hockey Tuesday night at Warinanco Rink. Luke Rich scored two goals for Ridge (12-4-7), which built a 3-0 lead by early in the second period before highly regarded Summit (17-2-2) came back. Alex ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Even with the prospect of county and state tournament games coming up later this month, it's doubtful the Ridge girls basketball team will play--or win--a game with more personal meaning than the Red Devils did Tuesday night. Ridge's 47-34 victory over Phillipsburg on Senior ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Ridge boys basketball team evened its record with a 42-33 victory over Hillsborough Monday night. Jeremy McCavera sank three 3-pointers and finished with 13 points for Ridge (9-9). Chris Feringa netted 10 points, and Jacob Herrera put forth a strong all-around ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have signed 2017 All-Star right-handed pitcher Cory Riordan for the 2018 season. His rights were originally acquired in November through the Bridgeport Bluefish Dispersal Draft. “I’m extremely excited to join Somerset,” said Riordan. “I’ve played parts of ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -  John O'Hern scored on an assist from Harrison Rocheville with :26.3 left in the third period to give Seton Hall Prep a 2-2 tie with Ridge at Codey Arena Friday night. Ridge (12-3-6) had taken a 2-1 lead with 5:47 left in the third period on a goal by Ty Ebeling on an assist by ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have re-signed 2017 Atlantic League All-Star left-handed pitcher Duane Below for the 2018 season. He marks the third Atlantic League All-Star to join the team this week. “I’m grateful and excited that the Patriots wanted me back this year,” said Below.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Ridge girls basketball team shut out Spotswood in the second quarter en route to a 40-22 victory on Saturday. Senior forward Sam Weyrauch scored 11 points for Ridge (11-8), which outscored the Chargers, 13-0, in the second quarter to open a 26-11 lead. Sophie Beneventine ...

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ANNANDALE, NJ - The Ridge girls basketball team won its third game in a row, 35-29, over North Hunterdon in overtime Thursday night. Ridge (10-8) outscored North Hunterdon, 7-1, in overtime after the Lions had erased a three-point deficit in the fourth quarter to force the extra ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Senior Night is always a special occasion for a varsity athletic program, but this year, Senior Night for the Ridge girls basketball team on Tuesday, Feb. 6 will carry an even more poignant meaning. All fans attending the game against Phillipsburg that night are encouraged to ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Ridge girls basketball team erupted for 17 points in the fourth quarter to pull away from Hillsborough for a 43-34 victory Tuesday night. Senior forward Sam Weyrauch and sophomore guard Sophie Beneventine each scored 13 points for Ridge (9-8), which led, 26-23, after ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have re-signed 2017 Atlantic League Post-Season All-Star Kyle Roller for the 2018 season. Roller is the first announced signing for this year’s roster. “I’m really excited to be coming back to Somerset for another year,” said Roller on his return. “I’m ...

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