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June 27, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The New York Yankees sent relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman to their Somerset Patriots Double-A minor league club on a rehab assignment this past weekend where he made two appearances Friday night and Sunday afternoon, throwing a total of 19 pitches on Friday night and Sunday ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The New York Yankees signed Anthony Volpe of Watchung to a $2.7M contract a few years ago right out of high school, and the investment continues to pay dividends, as the Yankees #1 prospect crunched a walk-off home run in the bottom of the tenth inning Sunday afternoon to clinch ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - New York Yankees reliever Aroldis Chapman, wearing a Captain America uniform, made it look easy during his rehab assignment with the Somerset Patriots Friday night, retiring the three batters he faced in the seventh inning, with a strikeout, a runner picked off second and tagged ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – June 14, 2022, ended up being the perfect Flag Day on the campus of Bridgewater-Raritan High School, especially given the occasion and the beautiful summer weather to go with it. On this evening was the ninth edition of the Basilone Bowl: the 2022 edition of the All-Star ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way. On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - A handful of selected seniors from the Somerville HS Pioneers football team passed on the opportunity to slip into their pads, buckle up their football helmets and lace up their cleats one last time to play in the annual Basilone Bowl at Bridgewater-Raritan High School Tuesday, ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- In the Bernards' boys lacrosse team's run to the sectional semifinals, Harry Kauffman came up big in two consecutive games for the Mountaineers. The senior attack scored six goals and had two assists in Bernards' 18-3 victory over Woodstown in the opening round of the NJSIAA ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Bike racers from as far as New Zealand, Mexico and Canada wheeled into town Memorial Day to compete in the 77th Tour of Somerville. What has become a Memorial Day tradition is said to be America’s oldest cycling race. A series of races drew top amateur and professional riders ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Caldwell scored six goals in the first quarter and held on for a 10-9 boys lacrosse victory over Bernards in the South Jersey, Group 1 semifinals on Wednesday. Harry Boland scored four goals for Caldwell (13-7), which led, 7-4, at halftime. Peter Murray collected two ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- The Ridge baseball team made quick work of Rutgers Prep, but not before the top-seeded Red Devils had to sweat things out for the first three innings. Ridge didn't get a hit until the fourth inning, but then the floodgates opened, and the Red Devils scored three runs each in ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- Bernards baseball player Aubrey Fresolone is a prime example of a pitcher who can be successful without scorching the radar gun at 85 mph. Fresolone, a senior right-hander, has enjoyed a strong 2022 season thanks to his consistent command of the strike zone. "Aubrey is a ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- Although she has been a consistent scorer for the last two seasons, Bernards girls lacrosse player Casey Falduto's most prolific game of this season came in the team's biggest game to that point. Falduto scored six goals, passed for an assist, picked up four ground balls and ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- This season, Bernards softball coach Leslie O'Connor made the decision to appoint one of her sophomore players as a team captain. That 10th-grader, Alexandra Pagonis, has rewarded her coach's faith with a productive bat, a great glove at first base and the attitude and ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- With a 9-1 individual record this season, Drew Elliott has been an integral component in the Bernards boys' tennis team's 8-3 start. Elliott usually plays third singles. But, in the team's most recent match against Voorhees on April 27, Elliott moved into the first singles ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- The Bernards baseball team scored all its runs in the fifth inning on Matt Guinta's home run and held on for a 3-2 upset victory over Voorhees on Tuesday. Connor Laverty pitched a three-hitter, needing 103 pitches for his complete game. Neither of the two runs he allowed ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Bernards High girls lacrosse team mounted a second-half rally but fell just short, suffering an 8-7 loss to Voorhees on Thursday afternoon at Olcott Field in Bernardsville. Bernards (3-6) trailed, 5-3, at the half and, 7-4, with 20:15 remaining. Casey Falduto's goal ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- In a four-game stretch last week, Matt Giunta collected eight base hits in 10 at-bats for the Bernards baseball team. He had two hits in two at-bats with a run batted in against North Plainfield, one hit in two at-bats against Morris Knolls, three hits in three at-bats with ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Led by Harry Kauffman, who collected six goals and an assist and David Brothers, who added two goals and an assist, the Bernards High boys lacrosse team earned an 11-9 victory over previously-undefeated Gill St. Bernard's on Tuesday afternoon in Bernardsville. The win was the ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- David Brothers scored six goals to lead Bernards to a 10-4 boys lacrosse victory over Cedar Grove on Saturday. Zack Zukowsky and Finn Vaccaro each had one goal and one assist for the Mountaineers (3-4). In the victory, Trevor Sardis won 17 of 18 faceoffs. Sean Doran and ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- The first time she ever stepped out onto the field as a varsity player, Kendall Schmerler scored three goals for the Bernards girls lacrosse team two-and-a-half weeks ago. Bernards lost its first three games, but the Mountaineers then rebounded to win their next three, and ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- Bernards scored four unanswered goals in the first half and went on to post a 9-3 girls lacrosse victory over Columbia on Saturday. Freshmen Kendall Schmerler and Kayla Davi scored three goals apiece and Schmerler picked up seven ground balls for Bernards (2-3), which led, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - It had been a whirlwind 24 hours for the Somerset Patriots. The team arrived in Central New Jersey Tuesday from their spring training complex in Tampa, Fla. to unpack their gear and get comfortable in the team's clubhouse before an evening banquet at Fiddlers' Elbow Country ...

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BERNARDS, NJ -- The combination of a team loaded with underclassmen and a schedule that's unforgiving, the Bernards boys lacrosse team needs all the senior leadership it can get this spring. And that's exactly what Zach Zukowsky intends to provide, and has, so far, for the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The New York Yankees have announced the 2022 roster for their Double-A affiliate, the Somerset Patriots. New York’s top prospect, INF Anthony Volpe, will start the season in Somerset which competes with seven other teams in the Northeast League. The Patriots first home game of ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A affiliate, have unveiled their "Copa de la Diversión" identity to be Zorros de Somerset. The team will debut in Minor League Baseball’s "Copa de la Diversión" program during the 2022 season. Zorros de Somerset, Spanish for ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The New York Yankees have announced the 2022 coaching staff for the Double-A Somerset Patriots, led by manager Dan Fiorito. Fiorito enters his sixth season with the Yankees organization and his first as manager of the Patriots. He served as the manager of High-A Hudson Valley ...

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  BEDMINSTER, NJ - Trump National Golf Club Bedminster will host the newest Golf Invitational Series the weekend of July 29-31. The dates and locations of seven of the eight tournaments in the LIV Golf Invitational Series (www.livgolf.com) were announced last week.  The press release ...

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  BERNARDSVILLE, NJ, - Runners, sprinters, and walkers of all ages headed out along the "Shamrock Shuffle" course through Bernardsville's backstreets on Saturday morning. There were even a few baby carriages among the participants in three separate race or walking events which started and ended ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ — Watchung’s Julia Cunningham and the No. 11 Princeton Tigers women's basketball team upset No. 6 Kentucky in the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Saturday, 69-62. The Tigers (25-4) have won 18 straight games and never trailed after the first quarter. Cunningham scored seven points ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Saturday, March 19, the Second Annual Shamrock Shuffle is expected to draw an enthusiastic crowd of runners of all ages and abilities in Bernardsville.  Race day registration takes place between 8 and 9 a.m. at the Lady of Perpetual Help (OLPH) parking lot. The 5K ...

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