Sports

September 21, 2018

BELLEVILLE, NJ- It took more than 13 minutes of extra play for the Belleville Buccaneers to defeat the Bloomfield Bengals 2-1 in a Super Essex Conference, Liberty Division girl’s varsity soccer game yesterday afternoon (Thursday, September 20). Bloomfield was looking for their first conference ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  The Historical Society of Bloomfield (HSOB) hosted a vintage baseball game on Sept. 15 at Wright’s Field, which borders the historic Morris Canal Greenway in Bloomfield. Nineteenth century baseball club The Hoboken Nine took on The Bloomfield Buzzards, with the Hoboken Nine ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ- After last week’s frustrating loss, the Bloomfield Bengals were led by senior quarterback Kyle Tice as they bounced back in a big way trampling the Columbia Cougars 42-21 in a Super Football Conference Liberty Blue game last night at Underhill Sports Complex in Maplewood. After a ...

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NORTH BERGEN, NJ- The Bloomfield Bengals fell to the North Bergen Bruins 39-12 in a non-league varsity football game tonight at Bruins Stadium / Vincent Ascolese Field in North Bergen. After a promising start for Bloomfield on a cloudy and cool late-summer evening, things unraveled quickly for ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Bengals defeated the Nutley Raiders in the football season opener on Foley Field in Bloomfield August 30. The Bengals made the first touchdown of hte night. By the end of the first quarter the  Bengals led 14 - 7. In the second Bengal Kyle Tice made a touchdown ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers football has decided to go with a freshman over a red-shirt senior for the quarterback job.  Artur Sitkowski will start as quarterback for the 2018 season opener against Texas State on Saturday, Sept. 1, before heading out to Ohio State to compete against one of the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Fans going to Scarlet Knights football games will find a long list of ways to improve their game day this year, from the convenience of digital tickets, to opportunities for sideline passes to bottomless popcorn buckets, or maybe a healthier BBQ chicken and mushroom ...

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New Jersey’s Director of Gaming Enforcement says goal is to become top US sports betting market, but how realistic is that goal? David Rebuck, the ever-optimistic Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, made a bold proclamation last week when he told Gambling ...

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FLUSHING, NY — Throughout the past decade, New Jersey has produced copious baseball talent at the major league level. There are currently 19 New Jersey natives in the league, a number that is higher than it’s ever been.  "We got a lot of good guys and we represent where we’re from,” said the New ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Jets were on the banks Saturday night, using High Point Solutions Stadium as host of their Green and White scrimmage.  It was a great time for Jets fans to see the team's young quarterback Sam Darnold throw some passes during a loose scrimmage that had plenty of offense and ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  The Bloomfield Fire Department crushed the Bloomfield Police Department at the annual Police vs. Fire softball game.  The softball game is a decades old township tradition and is a part of the annual National Night Out celebration on Foley Field.  The fire department won ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- New Jersey Olympian Sydney McLaughlin, who turned pro after one of the greatest "one and done" seasons in NCAA Track and Field history at the University of Kentucky, has signed with talent agency WME (William Morris Endeavor), according to a report in Sports Business ...

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SEATTLE, WA - Justin Malfitano of East Brunswick recently represented the state of New Jersey at the Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle earlier in July for bowling. He beat the national favorite in the Men’s High-Performance division to be named the best bowler in the nation taking home a gold ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ– Several Track and Field student athletes were honored at last night’s Regular Meeting of the Bloomfield Township Council at the Municipal Building. The proclamation was awarded on behalf of the Bloomfield Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department.  They participate in the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Collectors can own a unique piece of New York Yankees history if they attend Joe Bodnar’s Sports Memorabilia Auction this weekend and are willing to dig deep in to their pockets. A pair of cleats worn by former New York Yankees relief pitcher Sparky Lyle in the early 1970s will ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Find a way. Just find a way to grind and maybe an opportunity will present itself. 16-year-old and seventh-seed Michael Thorbjornsen of Wellesley, Mass. did just that on Saturday afternoon as he edged fellow 16-year-old and good friend 12th-seeded Akshay Bhatia of Wake Forest, ...

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Newark, NJ – Long before Rutgers University-Newark created an athletic field on University Avenue, the abolitionist Frederick Douglass delivered an address in 1849 at a church that once stood there. Rutgers Board of Governors approved a resolution to rename the field in honor of the time ...

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Lake Buena Vista, FL- Berkeley Elementary School 5th grader Avery Axetide placed first in the 400m and 4x400m and placed 5th in the 200m at the AAU Club Championships at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex this past weekend.  A job well done by a local athlete. The Amateur Athletic Union ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.-Across America,  college football players receive praise for their superior performance on the field. Today, however, only a select group of those student-athletes have the honor of being commended for their distinguished accomplishments off the field when Allstate Insurance ...

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Tuesday’s Second Round Scores, playoff participants (8 for 3 spots) Wednesday’s Round of 64 matchups SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Kelly Chinn of Great Falls, Va., continued his stellar play Tuesday morning and missed an afternoon four plus hour rain delay on arguably Baltusrol Golf Club’s toughest ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Australian 16-year-old Karl Vilips and 15-year-old Kelly Chinn of Great Falls, Va., each fired the lowest scores of the day at 5-under-par 66 on Baltusrol’s Golf Club’s Upper Course after the first round of the 118th U.S. Amateur Championship in Springfield Monday. Akshay ...

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SPRINGFIELD, N.J. – The USGA U.S. Junior Amateur Championship starts Monday.  The pairings for the first two rounds of the 71st edition were recently announced. Monday (July 16) and Tuesday (July 17) tee times will be played on the 7,280-yard, par-71 Upper Course and at the 7,313-yard, par-70 ...

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LITTLE FALLS NJ - The Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center will host an in-depth conversation about the national opioid crisis on July 21. The event will run from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Dr. Robert L. Johnson, Dean of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School will lead the conversation about opioids and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For all the critics of the athletics program at New Jersey’s largest public university, there are more than a dozen reasons to cheer for successes of the sports programs and teams on the playing fields, in classrooms and beyond. Here are 17 on the field and off the field ...

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NUTLEY, NJ- Nutley American once again got the better of Bloomfield, this time in a 3-2 nail-biter during the Championship Game of the 12-year-old District 8 Little League Tournament tonight at Nutley American Field. Heading into tonight, Bloomfield won Pool A with a 3-1 record, while Nutley ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - There's a lot of promotions planned this fall as part of the Rutgers football season. Single game tickets go on sale Thursday, July 12, with seven home games. There's matchups against Big Ten East opponents Michigan and Penn State, and a first-time cross divisional meeting ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley American toppled Bloomfield 13-8 to remain undefeated in their last pool-play game of the 12-year-old District 8 Little League Tournament tonight at Nutley American Field. Both teams were 3-0 heading into tonight, as Bloomfield lead Pool A, while Nutley American was atop Pool ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - It will be Bloomfield's Finest' against 'Bloomfield's Bravest' at the annual matchup of police versus firefighters at the National Night Out softball game Tuesday August 7 in Memorial Park.   National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes ...

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PATERSON, NJ- For nearly three hours the crowd was more electric than the lightning streaks that darted across the sky above. When the thunder rolled the sea of yellow shouted over it. As the rain came down harder the throngs of Colombia soccer supporters grew. At least 1,000 Colombian soccer ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The U12 Girls Bloomfield Strikers became the first Bloomfield girls travel team in club history to finish 1st overall and take the Mid-New-Jersey-Youth Soccer-Associations (MNJYSA) League and Champions titles with a 1 - 0 win over a well coached and determined team from Berkeley ...

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