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January 18, 2022

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Bernards High School senior Austin Tondo placed first beating out 76 ski racers in the high school season opener on Friday, January 14 at Winter4Kids in Vernon. Plunging temperatures and strong winds made for very challenging race conditions on Friday night.  Bernards boys' ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- History was made in the Bernards High School girls swim program last week. Sophomore Meghan Robinson swam the fastest 100-yard breaststroke of any Bernards High School female swimmer with a 1:07.12 at the Skyland Conference Championship meet on Jan. 15 at Montgomery High ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - The Bernards High boys basketball team is getting closer to being where it wants to be. While the Mountaineers fell for the fifth time in six games this season, the squad gave one of its best efforts of the season in dropping a 49-39 decision to Voorhees on Thursday night in ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- As a junior last season, Vincent White emerged as a viable scoring option for the Bernards boys basketball team. But, at the time, White was also surrounded by teammates who could also pose an offensive threat to opposing teams. He was one of four Bernards players to ...

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Teams are always presented with challenges, and the Bernards/Somerville/Middlesex hockey club faced a daunting dilemma over the past week when it opened the new year. Prior to its Jan. 2 faceoff against Montville, Mountaineers coach Paul Manore learned that both of his goaltenders were unable to ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - The Bernards ice hockey team has benefited greatly from the addition of Tanner Clemson to its front line this season. Clemson, in his first year in the Bernards-Somerville-Middlesex ice hockey program, has stepped in as the center on Bernards' first line.  The team is ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - With a new season on the horizon, Bernards High girls basketball coach Brett Bisconti is looking forward to a hopefully prosperous season. "We are returning an experienced group entering the season with a good amount of varsity experience," said Bisconti. "They experienced ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- In the 122nd meeting between Army and Navy, the rivalry provided another anxiety-ridden contest for both sides, one in which the underdog, Navy (4-8) defeated Army (8-4) in a last-minute defensive stop to clinch a 17-13 victory and secure 18 of the last 23 matchups. Navy now ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – The Army-Navy Game, one of college football’s greatest rivalries, returns to the Meadowlands for the first time in almost two decades on Saturday, Dec. 11, as the Black Knights of Army (8-3) play the Midshipmen of Navy (3-8). Most often, the game is played in Philadelphia, but ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — There’s nothing like having a deep, strong bench for a coach to deploy, and that’s precisely what the Bernards/Somerville/Middlesex hockey team appears to present this winter. “Our strength is our depth,” offered coach Paul Manore, who enters his fourth season as bench boss ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor of Somerville Dennis Sullivan kicked off the Girls on the Run of Central Jersey (GOTR) Fall 5k on Sunday, Nov. 21, in downtown Somerville. Open to the public, the first in-person GOTR race since the pandemic drew over 1,000 participants. Net proceeds from the race will go ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- When Nicky Kouflie scored at the end of the first half and the Bernards football team tied Haddonfield, 14-14, heading into the locker room, the Mountaineers appeared poised to start the second half of the playoff game with some momentum on their side. But Haddonfield ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - For the second time in less than two weeks the Bernards High soccer team suffered a setback in the championship game of a tournament in a game that technically goes into the books as a tie. Bernards, top-seeded and ranked No. 5 in the state, played host to third-seeded ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- The Bernards football team got past Bound Brook, 28-27, to advance in the opening round of the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 2 playoffs Friday night at Olcott Field. In the third quarter, sophomore Connor Laverty scored on a 10-yard keeper and Simon Branwit kicked the extra ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - In any other year, the Bernards High boys soccer team would've went home with a share of the Somerset County Tournament championship. But, for the first time in the history of the SCT, the champion was decided in a penalty kick shootout after two 10-minute overtime periods ...

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MIDDLESEX, NJ -- Connor Laverty ran for two touchdowns and passed for one to lead the Bernards football team to a 35-21 victory over Middlesex Friday night. Laverty completed a 10-yard TD pass to Charlie Gonnella in the first quarter and Simon Bramwit kicked the placement to give the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic celebrated the achievements of its most famous alumna, two-time Olympic gold medalist Sydney McLaughlin, with an outdoor welcome home party that included local dignitaries and members of the Union Catholic community, including the entire current student ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Bernards High will play for the county championship for the first time in five years. Drew Elliott totaled two goals and an assist to power second-seeded Bernards to a 3-0 victory over sixth-seeded Montgomery in the semifinal round of the Somerset County Tournament Saturday ...

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