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Somerset Patriots And Spearhead Staffing Hire Skyler Pearsall of Metuchen As Kid CEO

May 28, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots and Spearhead Staffing have hired Skyler Pearsall of Metuchen as this year’s Kid CEO.

“I’m really excited. I’ve been trying for three years now so I’m happy to finally get to do it,” said Pearsall, who was a runner-up the previous two seasons in very close contests. “I love the Patriots and I’ve always been ...

Lady Tigers Earn Spot in GMCT Finals with 2-1 Victory over J.P. Stevens

EDISON, NJ - There’s never a bad time to get revenge for a previous loss, but it doesn't’t get much better than being able to pull it off in a crucial postseason game.

Earlier today, the top-seeded South Plainfield High School softball team got the chance to settle the score against J.P Stevens in the GMC tournament semifinals. The fifth-seeded Hawks (16-5) narrowly got ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Student Athletes Represent School at GMC Sportsmanship Luncheon

EDISON, NJ - Brennan Wright of Westfield and Allison Haley of Colonia, seniors at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, represented their school at the GMC Sportsmanship Luncheon last week. Coaches Mike Howell of Piscataway, Jim Howard of North Plainfield, Mike Romeo of Plainfield, and Elizabeth Martin of South Plainfield joined the W-H honorees.

 

 

Baseball: Bears Defeat Mustangs 6-1

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Coming off of a loss in the GMC Tournament the Bears went up against John F. Kennedy Memorial High School and East Brunswick earned a 6-1 victory. The Bears put up five runs in the third inning and they never looked back. The Bears pitching only allowed two total hits to the mustangs in the win.

Junior Michael Falco and Senior Evan Dekhayser each pitched one inning. Falco ...

Grasso's Hit, Vill's Pitching, Gives South Plainfield Softball 3-0 Win Over Bishop Ahr in GMCT Quarterfinals

SOUTH PLAINFIELD -- The South Plainfield High School varsity softball team has relied on one secret winning formula for the good part of the season -- the strong pitching arm of Katherine Vill, solid all-around defense, and timely hitting at the plate.

If those three things happen during the course of the game, the Tigers usually come out on top, which they now have 20 times in 2017. On ...

Yankee Historian Marty Appel Writes Definitive Bio of Baseball’s Greatest Character, Casey Stengel

NEW YORK, NY – New York Yankees historian and former publicity director Marty Appel, author of the acclaimed Pinstripe Empire and New York Times best seller, Munson: The Life and Death of a Yankee Captain, has released CASEY STENGEL: Baseball’s Greatest Character (Doubleday; March 28, 2017; $27.95), an intimate portrait and definitive account of a baseball icon.

There was ...

J.P Stevens' extra innings walk-off hands Lady Tigers tough 2-1 loss

EDISON- When hits and runs are scarce late in a close game, one clutch hit can be the difference between a win and a loss. The South Plainfield High School softball team has gutted out victories in situations like that before, but today though, they came up just short.

Earlier today in Edison, the Lady Tigers (18-3) battled through an extra innings defensive struggle against GMC rival J.P ...

Baseball: Dominant Performance by Scott Dessel Leads to a 6-1 Victory Over Edison

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - After a dominant hitting performance in the day before, the Bears put together a great game on the mound thanks to Junior Scott Dessel. With the game tied up early the Bears were able to add on a few more runs to come away with a 6-1 win over the Edison Eagles.

Junior Scott Dessel showed an outstanding pitching display in the game against Edison. Dessel pitched the entire ...

Baseball: Bears Bounce Back with Win Over Edison, 10-2

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Coming off of a 10-4 loss to Old Bridge, the Bears hosted the Edison Eagles. The Bears defeated the Eagles 10-2. Edison put up one run in the first inning but the Bears answered back quickly. East Brunswick put up at least one run every inning after the first inning resulting in a 10-2 victory.

Sophomore Joe Petrocelli got the start on the bump for EB and he totaled five ...

Bishop Ahr’s Walk-off Win Hands SPHS Softball First Loss

EDISON, NJ - What a difference a day makes.

The South Plainfield High School varsity softball team was shutout and fell to Bishop Ahr, 1-0, in nine innings Thursday afternoon in Edison in Greater Middlesex Conference - White Division action. Just 24 hours earlier, South Plainfield dominated Perth Amboy 24-0 in three innings.

Colleen Cronin roped a leadoff double into the left center gap and ...

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Somerset Patriots Add Major League Outfielder Greg Golson

May 27, 2017

The Somerset Patriots have announced the signing of outfielder Greg Golson.

Golson enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and his fourth in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. His Atlantic League career includes 2013-14 with the Lancaster Barnstormers and 2016 with the New Britain Bees.

Last season, Golson was a key member of the New Britain offense, batting .292 with ...