Sports

January 28, 2018

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - The Ridge girls basketball team opened a 12-point lead after a quarter and went on to a 57-34 victory over West Essex on Saturday. Ava Haiback sank four 3-pointers and scored 14 points for Ridge (8-8), which led, 15-3, after a quarter and 30-14 at halftime. Sophie ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Ridge boys basketball team avenged an earlier loss to Bridgewater-Raritan with a 40-38 victory over the Panthers Tuesday night. Jeremy McCavera scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Red Devils (7-6), who lost to their Skyland Conference foe in the second week ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Ridge ice hockey team came away with a victory and a tie in two games over the weekend. The Red Devils defeated Pingry, 4-1, Friday night and then tied Watchung Hills, 1-1, Saturday night. Alex Konovalov scored two goals and had one assist in the victory over Pingry.

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Caught up in what looked like it might be another one-possession game for the second consecutive outing, the Ridge girls basketball team scored 10 straight points early in the fourth quarter to pull away en route to a 46-37 victory over Hanover Park on Saturday at Bernards High ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - A patient offense and a disruptive zone defense boosted Bernards to a 32-23 boys basketball victory over Ridge Saturday afternoon. Kyle Levine sank five of six foul shots when Bernards scored the last nine points of the game over the final two minutes after Ridge had rallied ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ – Just five years removed from an outstanding football career at Immaculata High School, defensive end Tashawn Bower and his Minnesota Vikings teammates are one step away from Super Bowl LII, thanks to what has been dubbed the “Minnesota Miracle.” It was to be the final play ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The United States Golf Association (USGA) officially announced its 2018 Championship Schedule on Tuesday and can you guess which golf course is back in the USGA mix? You guessed it: Springfield’s own Baltusrol Golf Club. The 71st U.S. Junior Amateur Championship will be held ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Ridge girls basketball team lost to Immaculata, 45-43, Thursday night on the road. Senior forward Sam Weyrauch came through with a season-high 19 points for the Red Devils (6-6), who rallied from a six-point deficit at halftime but could not catch the Spartans down the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerville High School Pioneers combined Girls’ and Boys’ swim team was overwhelmed by a dominant Bernards HS squad Wednesday at the Somerville YMCA by a final score of 102-68. On Wednesday, Jan. 24 Ridge will take on Ville at the Somerset Hills YMCA pool. The Pioneers ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Ridge erased a halftime deficit and took charge in the third quarter for a 46-38 boys basketball victory over Watchung Hills Tuesday night. Jeremy McCavera scored 20 points and came down with six rebounds for Ridge (6-4), which outscored the Warriors, 18-10, to take a 35-30 ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – The proposed bill to allow school districts with multiple high schools to “co-op” in all sports based on participation or financial issues will not be signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie. Christie will “pocket veto” the bill, by placing it on an “action not taken list” prior ...

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UNION, NJ - When operating at peak efficiency at the defensive end of the floor, the Ridge boys basketball team can control a game and demoralize an opponent. That's what the Red Devils did over the final three quarters of their 48-26 victory over Colonia Sunday night in the Eric LeGrand Classic ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Alex Konovalov scored four goals and had two assists to help Ridge to an 8-1 ice hockey victory over Montgomery Friday at Bridgewater Sports Arena. The game proved to be a showcase for the passing skills of Luke Rich, who did not score a goal himself but who passed for a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Somerset Patriots’ owner Steve Kalafer is awarding each of his full-time employees a $500 bonus because of the recently passed Federal tax reform and corporate tax reduction. “It’s simple Economics 101,” Kalafer said. “We believe this is the right thing to do. Reinvesting tax ...

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MARTINSVILLE, NJ - Cubby Schuller appears to be a football player through and through. But the All-Skyland Conference lineman made a measurable impact in the fourth quarter on Thursday to help the Bernards boys basketball team pull away for a 51-34 victory over Pingry. Pingry had rallied from ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Balanced scoring and a stifling defense carried Ridge to a 41-17 girls basketball victory over North Hunterdon Thursday night. Ridge (6-4), which pulled away from an 18-10 halftime lead by outscoring the Lions, 23-7, in the second half, limited North Hunterdon to three field ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Ridge girls basketball team got out to a fast start and maintained a lead the rest of the way en route to a 41-29 victory over Hillsborough Tuesday night. Ridge (5-4) grabbed a 15-3 lead after one quarter. Sophie Beneventine and Maddy West each scored 10 points and each ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Ridge boys basketball team built a 17-point first-half lead on its way to a 43-28 victory over Franklin Tuesday night. Ridge (4-3), playing its first game in 10 days, held Franklin (2-5) to just nine points in the first half and led, 26-9, at halftime. Curtis Lyons led ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A former Rutgers University varsity football player admitted his role in a series of armed robberies and home invasions, authorities announced on Jan. 8. Tejay Johnson, 26, of Egg Harbor, will spend 15 years behind bars as part of a plea agreement, Middlesex County Prosecutor ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots have announced that single game tickets for the 2018 season will go on sale Jan. 16.  Tickets will be on sale beginning at 10:00 am in person at the ticket office located at TD Bank Ballpark, over the phone by calling 908-252-0700, or online at ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - After two scoreless periods, Ridge broke through with a goal in the final period to defeat Bernards, 1-0, in ice hockey late Friday night. With 14:02 left in the third period, Ridge (8-2-2) turned a penalty kill into a scoring opportunity when Blake Loges scored a short-handed ...

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The Somerset County Park Commission has cleared the snow from the frozen ponds in Colonial Park in Somerset and Duke Island Park in Bridgewater to accommodate ice skating. Mettlers Pond at Colonial Park in Somerset and the Duck Pond at Duke Island Park in Bridgewater both are frozen at least 4-5 ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Ridge girls basketball team won its second game in three tries in the Len Sepanek Tournament, defeating Westfield, 37-19, on Saturday. Ava Haiback scored 13 points for the Red Devils (4-3), who opened a 23-13 lead with a 9-2 spurt in the third quarter. Haiback connected ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Ridge boys basketball team made a statement with a big victory over a previously undefeated opponent. Ridge broke to a 16-point lead by halftime and went on to a 76-45 victory over Elizabeth Thursday night on the second round of the Len Sepanak Tournament. Chris ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - A smothering defensive effort in the first half boosted Ridge to a 45-19 boys basketball victory over Morristown Wednesday night in the opening round of the Len Sepanak Tournament. Jeremy McCavera finished with 10 points and six rebounds for Ridge (2-2), which limited the ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Ridge girls basketball team broke away in the second quarter and went on to a 51-30 victory over Union Wednesday in the first round of the Len Sepanak Tournament. Ridge (3-2) outscored the Farmers, 12-1, in the second quarter to open a 23-11 halftime lead, then broke it ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Ridge ice hockey team scored three goals in the second period and went on to a 5-2 victory over West Morris Tuesday at Protec Ponds. Five different players scored a goal for Ridge (7-1-1), which got two assists apiece from Alex Konovalov and Connor Villa. Scoring goals for the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Alex Konovalov assisted on four goals to lead Ridge to a 6-3 ice hockey victory over Bridgewater-Raritan Friday night. Blake Loges scored two goals for Ridge (6-1-1), both assisted by Konovalov. Spencer Charleson also scored two goals for the Red Devils, who got one goal apiece ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Holiday closures will be in place throughout the next week in township schools, municipal offices, and at the Bernards Township Library. Some local organizations, however, will remain open for part of the holidays. Bernards Township municipal offices will remain closed on ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - A big third quarter carried Montgomery to a 42-36 girls basketball victory over Ridge on Thursday night. Ridge (1-2) trailed, 20-19, at halftime before Montgomery (1-1) outscored the Red Devils, 13-5, in the third quarter. Nine different players scored for Ridge. Sophie ...

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