Sports

January 21, 2019

TOMS RIVER, NJ - The Gov. Livingston girls sprint medley relay team became NJSIAA Group 2 relay state champions Friday by taking first place at an event in Toms River. The team, composed of sophomore Caroline Mondelli [ran the 400 leg], junior Alex Cassu and sophomore Samantha Erickson [ran 200 ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Gov. Livingston senior wrestler Damon Ippolito, seeded third, pinned top-seeded Griffin Keats of Rahway at 1:57 to take the heavy weight crown at the UCT in Union last Saturday. Additionally, Ippolito was named the Outstanding Wrestler in the upper weights. For winning ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Governor Livingston Varsity Cheerleading Squad attended and placed first in its first competition of its winter season on Saturday, Jan. 12. The sixteen member team, including four alternates, attended the competition at Hackensack High School where teams from all around ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Governor Livingston girls swim team celebrated Senior Night with a win against Union at home on Thursday night, taking first place in all events and running up a score of 121-48. The highlight of the evening came during the break, when each graduating senior walked down the ...

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ROSELLE, NJ – Gov. Livingston was unable to put together another comeback on the ice Wednesday evening at Warinanco Rink. After rallying to defeat Scotch Plains Fanwood, 3-1, in the first round of the Union County Tournament on Monday, the third-seeded Highlanders found this deficit ...

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UNION, NJ -  Junior Mat Katz’s two goals lifted GL Ice Hockey over Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 3-1, on Monday night to end GL’s two game skid. Despite falling behind early, the Highlanders were able to claim the victory to improve to 7-9 and advance in the Union County Tournament. SPF managed to get ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Gov. Livingston Highlander boys swim team enjoyed a sweet victory against Oratory Prep. In this home meet, the boys relished in a clean sweep of first places. Opening up the many first place finishes was the 200 Medley Relay team of David Martinez, Chris Rampaul-Pino, Andrew ...

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UNION, NJ – Damon Ippolito admits he wasn’t overly confident he could advance to the finals during the Union County Tournament on Saturday. However, the 6-1, 228-pound senior proved that uncertainty was unwarranted. Ippolito, seeded third, pinned top-seeded Griffin Keats of Rahway at 1:57 to ...

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CLARK, NJ-  Gov. Livingston boys basketball hit for season high 12 three-pointers, half of which came from the hands senior Ryan Davey to lift the Highlanders to a 63-48 victory, Friday night in Clark. Davey who connected on six three- balls en rote to a career high 25  got plenty of offensive help ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS – Despite an outcome that did not favor the Gov. Livingston girls’ basketball team on Friday, the Lady Highlanders delivered a notable performance on the court. Skylar Dowling collected 17 points, Paige Phillips hit for 11 and Shannon Polimeni contributed seven points, but Gov.

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It was a good week for Governor Livingston's girls swim team:  they beat both Kent Place and Oak Knoll at home and are looking to continue their winning streak into next week's Senior Night meet against Union. The team hosted Kent Place on Tuesday in a fast paced "girls team only" meet, which ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Governor Livingston fell to Summit in Boys’ Basketball on Tuesday, January 8th, by a final score of 54-46. Despite a strong first quarter and big performances from GL’s two leading scorers, Summit was able to gain control in the third quarter en route to the win. GL started the road ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Rovers (U10 boys soccer team), returned to the 11th Annual Drew University Indoor Soccer Tournament on Sunday January 6th with the hopes of repeating as champions in the university hosted 8v8 event.  They would not disappoint and take the crown as 2019 champions ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Junior point guard Skylar Dowling remains the top scorer for the Lady Highlanders because her ability to shake a defender and get to the rim, averaging 14.9 ppg. Last season the long range bomber connected on a whopping 69 three-pointers and this year to date, she is ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Fiona Kerr posted a triple double of 18 points, 16 rebounds, and 10 assists to lead the Gov. Livingston to a 56-24 thumping of Union, Tuesday night in Berkeley Heights. Gov. Livingston used a 23-4 first half run to break open the game as the Lady Highlanders cruised  to ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The indoor track and field season is in full swing. The GL girls and boys teams participated in the Union County Relay Championships on Saturday, January 5th, which was held at the Jersey City Armory.  Eight varsity relay events were scored per gender. Out of all the Union County ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston Boys’ Basketball came up just short on Super Saturday, falling to rival New Providence by two on a last second layup. Despite a hard fought game led by seniors Ryan Davey and Matt Faller, GL could not pull off an upset. The Highlanders started the game off ...

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UNION, NJ -  Freshman Matt Darata’s three goal effort led the GL hockey squad to a 3-2 come from behind victory when it faced Rumson-Fair Haven on Saturday’s night cap. Darata scored two of his three goals in the third period to propel the Highlanders over favorited RHF. Five minutes after an ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Gov. Livingston Highlander basketball team and the their neighborhood rival the New Providence Pioneers locked up in a classic hoop battle before an overflowing Super Saturday crowd yesterday afternoon in Berkeley Heights. The gut wrenching back and forth  contest was not ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Shannon Polimeni scored four of Governor Livingston’s five points in overtime to propel the Lady Highlanders past  the New Providence Lady Pioneers 38-34 in the two rivals annual Super Saturday battle yesterday afternoon in Berkeley Heights. Trailing by a point late in OT, ...

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WARREN, NJ - After losing one of the closest meets of the season before the Holiday Break, GL Boy’s Swimming came back with winning on their minds. In the home opener for the New Year, the Highlander Men arrived to swim, and swim indeed they did. A first place capture opened the meet up in the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Tributes to the late Jim Wood, founder and head coach of Berkeley Aquatic Club Center of Excellence (BAC), are already pouring in on social media and in media outlets around the country. Wood’s death on Jan. 4, at the age of 68, was announced by BAC on its Facebook page this ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - The Governor Livingston girls swim team came roaring into the new year with a win over Cranford at home Thursday, beating the Cougars with a score of 111-59. The medley relay team of Bailey Gold, Danielle Curtis, Rachel Heeren and Sena Hur opened the meet with a win, and the team ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Gov. Livingston boys and girls basketball teams both opened the New Year with important UCC victories before this weekend's annual SUPER SATURDAY matchups with their arch rival New Providence Pioneers. The Lady Highlanders (5-1), paced  by Skylar Dowling's 20 points ...

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READINGTON, NJ - The Berkeley Heights 5th grade girls PAL travel basketball team edged out Long Valley on Sunday, December 30, by a score of 15-13 to win the 2018 Readington Holiday Basketball Tournament. Team Blitz went 4-0 in the tournament, beating teams from Branchburg, Readington, and Rockaway ...

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MADISON, NJ - Skylar Dowling was right at home on the road. Dowling finished with 15 points to help lead Gov. Livingston to a 43-28 victory over Mount Olive for the championship of the Lady Dodgers Tournament on Dec. 29 in Madison. For the junior guard playing on the court as the visiting ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Highlander Booster Club is hosting their Annual Fantastic Friday/Super Saturday event on Friday, January 4 and Saturday, January 5 with a full slate of activities at Gov. Livingston High School located at 175 Watchung Blvd. in Berkeley Heights. The weekend is filled ...

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BEREKELEY HEIGHTS – Chris Roof has been filling out the lineup cards for the Gov. Livingston baseball team for quite a while – 18 seasons in fact. Despite the prominent program he has been instrumental in building for the Highlanders, Roof is mostly reflective on something else besides the wins ...

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It was a tremendous honor on December 3 to induct the largest, most impressive Hall of Fame class in NJSIAA history. This stellar, 16-member group entering the NJSIAA Gallagher/Bollinger Hall of Fame includes an Olympic Gold Medalist, a Heisman Trophy winner, a Cy Young Award winner, a NCAA ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - TAPinto Berkeley Heights recently sat with the 2018  State Champion Gov. Livingston Girls Soccer team and talked about their achievements this past season.  The state crown is the first for the Lady Highlanders since 1985 and extended their winning streak to 12 games to ...

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