Sports

March 25, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The U17 Bloomfield XI took one step closer to one of US Club Soccer’s ultimate prizes, the New Jersey Cup with a 5 – 2 victory in group of 32 play Friday night at Foley Field.  Bloomfield awaits the winner of Arsenal Soccer Academy/Passaic Youth Soccer, a match scheduled for ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Girls on the Run of New Jersey East will serve Nutley-area girls this spring at its Yanticaw Park program site. Girls on the Run will meet on Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. and Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.  Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based, positive youth ...

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DALLAS – They say everything is bigger in Texas. In terms of what tonight’s game means for the St. Bonaventure Bonnies, this saying couldn’t be any truer. Coming off Tuesday night’s 65-58 victory over UCLA, the Bonnies earned their first NCAA tournament win since 1970 and punched their ticket to ...

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VERONA, NJ - Verona High School's new football coach has resigned before ever taking the field.  Tony Sorrentino was hired in early February.  On Thursday, the VHS administration announced his resignation.  Sorrentino also served as the JV Boys Lacrosse coach. Sorrentino has accepted a coaching ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Efforts to continue the revitalization of the historic Hinchliffe Stadium got a boost on Monday with the announcement of a $500,000 federal grant from the African American Civil Rights Grant Program. The funding, according to a joint statement by Congressman Bill Pascrell and ...

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PYEYONG CHANG, SOUTH KOREA - Josh Pauls, of Green Brook, is the team captain and defenseman on the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team competing in the 2018  Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeyong Chang. The  United States defeated Japan, 10 - 0 in the preliminary round on Saturday. and faces the Czech ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Chamber of Commerce's 20th Annual  5K Fun Run and Kids Fun Run is slated for Sunday, May 6, 2018, 8:00 am at the Park Oval on Franklin Avenue.  The proceeds will be donated to support local veterans.. A springtime township tradition takes on added significance as it ...

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - The Tim Tebow Foundation hosted its 8th annual Celebrity Golf Classic on Mar 3 preceeded by a Red Carpet Gala event on Friday night.  The Tournament Player Club (TPC) at Sawgrass hosted both events on their beautiful Stadium Course and clubhouse in Ponte Vedra Beach. Tim ...

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North Bergen, NJ-- Coming off of a 2016-2017 season that saw Bloomfield win their first sectional title in 40 years, the Bengals had high hopes for this year's NJSIAA North 1, Group 4 Tournament.  After beating 8th seeded Fair Lawn in the opening round and upsetting top seeded Randolph in the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ —  Westfield High School volunteer baseball coach Mike Cappiello is in desperate need of a kidney donor. The 28-year-old former WHS baseball player hit 46 doubles playing college ball for Plymouth State University in New Hampshire — the most in the school's history. One day in ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – When the Morristown High School girls basketball team comes out flying on all cylinders and are playing their “A” game, it is bad news for whoever is on the court with them.   In the case of Monday night’s state tournament opener, that unlucky team was Bloomfield.   The ...

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PARKLAND, FL - The Parkland Basketball Club resumed its season on Sunday and honored the victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas including three members of the Club, Luke Hoyer, Joaquin Oliver and Alex Schachter.  Heart-shaped wreaths of roses adorned the center of the basketball court, one wreath for ...

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VERONA, NJ - TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove has learned from a reliable source that Verona head volleyball coach Jeff Stiefbold and assistant coach Scott Stiefbold have been dismissed from their coaching posts at Verona High School.  Under the Stiefbolds, the Verona girls volleyball team had a historic ...

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Philipsburg, N.J. - Two Bloomfield Bengals placed in the District 9 wrestling tournament yesterday. Senior Danel Felix placed 3rd in the 132lbs. weight class. Junior Xavier Gulley placed 2nd in the 285lbs. weight class. Both wrestlers now move on the regions which take place in West Orange starting ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — . – Senate Bill 534, Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 was signed into law on Jan. 14, 2018, effective immediately. The bill imposes a duty on amateur sports organizations, including US Equestrian and its members, to report ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - As the sun begins to rise upon the 2018 baseball season, Bloomfield High School senior standout Emmanuel Corporan has committed to play college ball next year at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck. Corporan is a three-year varsity starter at Bloomfield High School under ...

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TAPinto Travels - The opening ceremony for the XXIII Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang starts at 8PM KT on Friday which is 6AM EST.   Do not fret!  Although, Korea is 14 hours after EST and the opening ceremony is at the early hours of our rush hour, you will still be able to see them.  NBC ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Isadora Williams will be competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, in February for Brazil. The Montclair State University student, who first competed in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, learned to skate at the age of 5.  “It was honestly a dream ...

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GLEN RIDGE, NJ - Joey Zecchino put 18 points on the board, including four 3-pointers, to lead the Verona Hillbillies  Boys Basketball team to a 49-33 victory over Glen Ridge on the road Saturday. Verona dominated the first half, outscoring Glen Ridge 23-10.  The Ridgers had a 16-12 run in the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Just five years removed from an outstanding football career at Immaculata High School, defensive end Tashawn Bower and his Minnesota Vikings teammates are one step away from Super Bowl LII, thanks to what has been dubbed the “Minnesota Miracle.” It was to be the final play of ...

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The New Jersey State Golf Association, with 118 years of golf history behind it, is proud to announce the formation of the NJSGA Hall of Fame. The inaugural class boasts the most prominent names in that 118-year period including both famed players and those who have made a unique and lasting ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The United States Golf Association (USGA) officially announced its 2018 Championship Schedule on Tuesday and can you guess which golf course is back in the USGA mix? You guessed it: Springfield’s own Baltusrol Golf Club. The 71st U.S. Junior Amateur Championship will be held ...

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Bloomfield, N.J. - The Bloomfield Soccer Club hosted it’s third annual Martin Luther King Indoor Soccer Food Drive and Friendship games  this past Sunday January 14th, at Bloomfield High School. The event is held to help raise food for needy families as part of Bloomfield ‘s Martin Luther King Jr.

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TRENTON, N.J. – The proposed bill to allow school districts with multiple high schools to “co-op” in all sports based on participation or financial issues will not be signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie. Christie will “pocket veto” the bill, by placing it on an “action not taken list” prior ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University officials have signed off on a three-year extension for head men’s basketball coach Steve Pikiell, now set to run through the 2023-2024 season. The move came at a specially-called Board of Governors meeting on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 10. Pikiell’s ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- With the NFL playoffs heating up, those teams not fortunate enough to make the postseason get a jumpstart on improving their roster for the following season. The New York Giants recently locked down Bloomfield High graduate Kristjan Sokoli, signing him to their  practice squad, ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Ground-breaking changes to the state’s high school athletic program are about to hit the desk of Gov. Chris Christie. According to legislation passed by both the state assembly and senate on Monday, local high schools that are a part of a multi-secondary school district will now be ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Ted Jasieniecki was a  pure athlete.  Regardless of the ball in his hand, he made it look easy to be the best player in the game.  Although the 1968 Bloomfield High graduate could have made his true mark in any sport, it was basketball that made him a star in Bloomfield.  He had a ...

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GLEN RIDGE, NJ - Glen Ridge resident and 1952 Olympian, Horace Ashenfelter III passed away on January 6 at the age of 94, less than a month before his 95th birthday. Ashenfelter was an American athlete most known for competing in international athletics from 1947 to 1956. During his tenure, he ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – A pair of bills awaiting final passage by the legislature would negatively impact high school sports in New Jersey – including the state’s nearly 300,000 student-athletes –according to a position paper issued by the NJSIAA, the state’s governing body for high school sports, which ...

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