Sports

December 7, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Ridge ice hockey team rallied to score three goals in the final period for a 5-3 victory over Montgomery on Wednesday. Alex Konovalov and Blake Loges each finished with two goals and one assist for Ridge (3-0), which was tied with Montgomery, 2-2, heading into the final ...

Read more »

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – A legendary team, an official, an administrator, an athlete, and a pair of coaches make up the 2017 Hall of Fame Class of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association/Gallagher Bollinger, Inc.  Included is Dr. Sam Crosby who was inducted as an official, although ...

Read more »

PISCATAWAY, NJ — When Somerville found itself trailing on the scoreboard for the first time all night and had only three minutes left to reclaim the lead, it didn’t press.  Instead, quarterback Jalahn Dabney took control of the game, and carried Somerville through a state-title winning ...

Read more »

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Ridge scored two goals in the first period and went on to a 3-1 ice hockey victory over Hunterdon Central Friday night at Bridgewater Sports Arena. Connor Villa scored two goals for Ridge, one in the opening period to give Ridge a 2-0 lead, and another at the end of the game ...

Read more »

BAYONNE, NJ - The Ridge High School ice hockey team opened its season with an 8-2 victory over Msgr. Farrell of Staten Island Monday night at neutral site Bayonne. Alex Konovalov finished with four goals and one assist for the Red Devils, who got two goals and one assist from Spencer Charleson.

Read more »

  SOMERVILLE, NJ – The traditional National Football League Thanksgiving Day game this year features a 12:30 p.m. contest between the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings, a game that will be of particular interest to local residents, as two graduates of Immaculata High School are on either side ...

Read more »

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have announced that 2017 right-handed relief pitcher Dustin Antolin has signed with the Chicago White Sox organization. He recently completed his first season with the Patriots. Antolin originally joined the Patriots on July 19 and provided an instant ...

Read more »

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - After not making the state tournament last year, the Ridge girls volleyball was determined not to just make it back to the tournament but make a statement. Well, they made a statement all right--they beat Cherokee for the Group 4 state championship.  Winning states earned ...

Read more »

UNION, NJ - Winning a state championship normally is a joyous occasion, but for the second time in three years, it was instead a cause for mixed emotions for the Ridge girls soccer team. There were more tears than cheers after Ridge fought Freehold Township to a 0-0 tie to claim a share of the ...

Read more »

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The biggest film studios save their best blockbusters for the holiday season. And if one big-budget movie really captures the public's attention, they roll out a sequel two years later. Seems like that's what's happened in girls soccer. In 2015, Ridge and Freehold Township ...

Read more »

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - New Brunswick native and legendary boxer Jorge “King” Diaz has certainly had his ups and downs over the years, and in some ways, he’s epitomized the rags to riches story. Jorge was born in New Brunswick and throughout his youth, moved around to Puerto Rico, Franklin Township ...

Read more »

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Eighth-grade runner Jackson Barna was saluted Monday night as the William Annin Middle School’s first state champion.    The Board of Education honored Jackson after he placed first in the New Jersey Middle School Cross Country Championship meet on Oct. 26, running the ...

Read more »

SOMERSET, NJ - Bailey Aaron called it a “messy” goal. But girls soccer teams don’t get penalized even if their goals lack textbook aesthetic beauty. Aaron’s first-half goal in heavy traffic provided the eventual margin of victory as Ridge defeated Morris Knolls, 1-0, in the semifinal round of ...

Read more »

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The little engine that could became a locomotive that didn't let anything stand in its way, not even previously unbeaten #2 Cherokee Chiefs. The 26-0, #1 seeded Ridge Red Devils put an exclamation point on their season by winning the Group IV State Championship at William ...

Read more »

FRANKLIN, NJ - The Ridge girls soccer team will be bidding for its third consecutive trip to the Group 4 state championship game when the Red Devils take on Morris Knolls Tuesday at 5 p.m. in the semifinal round of the Group 4 state tournament at Franklin High School. Ridge shared the Group 4 ...

Read more »

WESTFIELD, NJ - Once again, the Westfield football team found a way. Jake Vall-Llobera scored two touchdowns and Westfield reinforced its mastery in the second half of close games with a 17-10 victory over Ridge in the first round of the Section 2, Group 5 state playoffs on ...

Read more »

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - A few things have changed since the Ridge football team hosted Westfield in Week 2. Ridge (4-5) will visit Westfield (8-0) in the opening round of the Section 2, Group 5 playoffs Saturday at 1 p.m. Since Westfield's 23-7 victory over Ridge in September, the temperature has ...

Read more »

WESTFIELD, NJ - When it comes to advancing in state tournament games on penalty kicks, the girls on the Ridge girls soccer team are experienced hands at this. Or, experienced feet. Ridge won its third consecutive Section 2, Group 4 championship on Thursday, and for the second year in a row, ...

Read more »

BERNARDS TWP., NJ -  Top ranked Ridge, again in front of a packed house, defeated #4 Westfield 27-25, 21-25, 25-14 to advance to the State Finals.  Ridge took the first set 27-25 by winning the last two points after it was tied 25 all.  In the second set, Ridge had a commanding 19-12 lead but ...

Read more »

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have announced the addition of four new hires to their front office staff for the upcoming 2018 season. Hal Hansen, Ken Smith, Chris Dillon and Ian Gatehouse have all joined the Patriots team and are currently working to ensure the 20th season of baseball at ...

Read more »

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Immaculata High School boys soccer made history Tuesday, beating Trenton Catholic by a score of 1-0 to advance to the Sectional State Finals for the first time in the school's history. Trenton put forth a gallant effort in trying to upset the 3rd seeded Spartans, but ...

Read more »

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - This time, Ridge finished. Maddy Lui's golden goal from more than 35 yards away with 4:27 left in the first overtime gave the Ridge girls soccer team a 2-1 victory over Bridgewater-Raritan in the semifinal round of the Section 2, Group 4 state tournament Monday ...

Read more »

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP,  NJ - Top-seeded Ridge, in front of a packed house of fans at home, defeated Williamstown, 25-14, 25-18, in girls volleyball to advance to the state semifinals.   In the first set, it was like a heavyweight boxing match as both teams sized each other up to find the other's ...

Read more »

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Watchung Hills rallied from an 11-point deficit with three unanswered touchdowns in the second half to defeat Ridge, 31-21, in the regular-season finale for both teams Friday night. Ridge (4-5) led, 21-10, early in the third quarter before Watchung Hills scored two touchdowns ...

Read more »

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- The top seeded Ridge Girls Volley Ball Team started slowly Thursday and trailed #16 South Brunswick 7-11 until Chelsea Winegar served nine straight points to bring Ridge out of the deficit.  The match was back and forth until Ridge closed out the first set 25-22.  After ...

Read more »

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Emma Wightman rallied Ridge from a halftime deficit and boosted the Red Devils' girls soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Union in the quarterfinal round of the Section 2, Group 4 state tournament on Thursday. Union (13-6) scored early in the first half on a goal by Kayla ...

Read more »

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Top-seeded Ridge, heavily favored to defeat #32 West Orange, did just that on Tuesday, although the match wasn't easy by any means.   West Orange, after losing the first set 25-14, came out determined and matched Ridge point-for-point through 15-15.  Ridge, playing at ...

Read more »

    BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - On Sunday, Nov. 5, a group of runners and walkers will gather in Mountain Park for the 4th annual Legwork for Lungs 5K Run & 1-Mile Walk. This event, organized entirely by Ridge High School students, has raised more than $20,000 for lung cancer research at ...

Read more »

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Maddy Lui scored one goal and had two assists to help Ridge to a 6-0 girls soccer victory over Phillipsburg in the opening round of the Section, 2, Group 4 state tournament on Monday. Ridge (15-4) built a 4-0 lead after one half. Bailey Aaron and Erin Keefe each had one goal ...

Read more »

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - After winning the Somerset County title on Thursday, on Friday, the Ridge Girls Volleyball team traveled to Voorhees High School and defeated Voorhees 25-12, 25-10.   Ridge was led by four kills each from Chelsea Winegar and Sophia Maggio with Winegar also registering ...

Read more »