Sports

March 24, 2019

It took six long hard years, but Anthony Ashnault has finally reached his goal. The South Plainfield native was already Rutgers University's winningest and most decorated wrestler heading into the 2019 NCAA Division I wrestling tournament, but after his victory on Saturday night, he can call ...

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Anthony Ashnault and Nick Suriano have been making New Jersey wrestling history even before they both took their first steps onto the mat representing Rutgers wrestling. The dynamic duo will be reaching yet another Scarlet Knight first on Saturday, as they both will be competing in championship ...

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With the first day of the NCAA Division I Championship tournament in the books, two Rutgers wrestlers are still alive in the hunt for a first-place finish. Anthony Ashnault and Nick Suriano each notched wins in the opening two rounds to move onto Friday's quarterfinal action. Ashnault began his ...

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JACKSONVILLE, FL - The dance is over for the Pirates of Seton Hall. Doomed by an ice cold shooting stretch in the game's closing minutes, the tenth-seeded Seton Hall Pirates fell to the seventh-seeded Wofford Terriers tonight in the first round of the March Madness Tournament. Wofford went on a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have signed six-year Major Leaguer Jimmy Paredes for the 2019 season after he was acquired in a trade with the Lancaster Barnstormers for a player to be named later. “I’m feeling good; ready to starting playing again,” said Paredes. “I can’t wait to until ...

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The best collegiate wrestlers in the country are all gearing up for the NCAA Wrestling Championships, and one of South Plainfield’s own will enter his bracket as the number one-seed. Anthony Ashnault has been making Scarlet Knight history ever since he first joined Rutgers’ wrestling program, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have re-signed “fan favorite” infielder Scott Kelly for the 2019 season. “We’ve got ourselves a new season with new opportunities,” said Kelly. “Somerset is a special place. I’m hungrier than ever for this season; just as hungry as my first season. We have ...

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Edison, NJ - The Inman Sports Complex, located in Edison, will be holding a St. Patrick’s Day Iron Man Roller Hockey Tournament on March 16. Game E will be from 8:00 a.m. and 10 a.m., D at 11:45 a.m., C at 2:00 p.m., and A/B at 4:30p.m. Division winners of the tournament will receive a $20 gift ...

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Edison, NJ - The John P. Stevens Bowling team recently concluded its season with a banquet and awards dinner. Overall, the girls team finished with a 9-7-1 record, with a 8-4 record in division play. The boys team finished the year with a 9-6-2 record, including a 7-4-1 record in division ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- To say that Rick LaBelle is enthusiastic about taking over as Union Catholic's Head Boys Tennis Coach this season is an understatement. "I'm really looking forward to the season,'' said LaBelle, who has taught chemistry at UC since 2016. "I feel like teaching in a way is a ...

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Scarlet Knights history was made this weekend at the Big 10 Wrestling Championships tournament in Minneapolis. For the first time in Rutgers progam history, two Scarlet Knights made it to the tournament's final round, and both of them came out on top to take first-place finishes. South Plainfield ...

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  NEW YORK - Major League Baseball and the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball jointly announced yesterday radical changes in the way the games will be played in the Atlantic League in 2019. The Somerset Patriots, who play their home games at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater, are one of ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - Tracie Smith will be a member of the New Jersey Scholastic Coaches Association Hall of Fame's Class of 2019. Smith will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on March 24 at Westin Princeton at the Forrestral Village. Afterwards her award will be on display in the NJSIAA Headquarters ...

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Edison, NJ –  Golfers will be heading to Edison this weekend as the New Jersey Golf & Travel Show begins today, March 1, at 11 a.m. The three day show will be held at the NJ Convention & Exposition Center. The show will feature a manufacturer’s demo range where golfers can test and ...

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Saint Joseph High School continued its winter season dominance of the Greater Middlesex Conference, winning league championships in swimming, ice hockey and basketball over the last month. SWIMMING The Falcons won their 41st consecutive GMC or Middlesex County swimming title in dominating ...

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Edison, NJ –  Miami Dolphins’ wide receiver Leonte Carroo will be the keynote speaker at a Black History Month event, sponsored by Middlesex County College’s Alumni Engagement and Student Life organizations.  The event will take place at the Edison Campus of Middlesex County College, in the College ...

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TOMS RIVER, N.J. --  Before this season, Union Catholic's Elijah Brown wasn't really on many people's radar when it came to the 800-meter run. Now, he's a Meet of Champions (MOC) winner at that distance.  Just 10 months after the first 800 of his high school career, Brown, a junior at Union ...

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EDISON, N.J. -- It was right there for the taking, but the fifth-seeded Piscataway High School boys basketball team fell in the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament final to third-seeded St. Joseph (Metuchen), 49-46, on Friday night at Middlesex County College. Tyree Tageneca-Ford grabbed an ...

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Edison, NJ -  After reaching the final round for the second year in a row, the Edison High School Girls Varsity Basketball lost to first seed Bishop Ahr in the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament.  The Eagles were defeated by a score of 47-32, after a dominant second half performance by Bishop ...

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Edison, NJ – The Edison High School Girls Varsity Basketball team is moving on to the final round of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament.  The Eagles defeated cross town rival J.P. Stevens by a score of 58-40 in the semi-finals and will take on first seed Bishop Ahr on Friday. Angella ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Saint Joseph's of Metuchen has not had a district wrestling title in more than three decades. That changed this weekend when Spotswood native Derek Zelesnick took the mat as the fifth seed in the District 14 Wrestling Tournament at Millburn High School. St. Joe's finished in fifth ...

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Edison, NJ – In a dominant performance, the second-seeded Edison High School Girls Varsity Basketball team defeated South River 50-37.  Now the Eagles will face cross-town rival J.P. Stevens in the semi-finals of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament. Daniella Marmol scored 12 points for ...

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Edison, NJ – The J.P. Stevens Girls Varsity Basketball team is moving on to the semifinals of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament.  The Hawks defeated Old Bridge by a score of 54-28 before a home crowd and will next take on cross-town rival, Edison High School, in the next round of the ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ -- The Union Catholic girls track and field team put an exclamation point on another undefeated season with a historic performance at Saturday's NJSIAA Non-Public A Track and Field Championships at the Bennett Center. The Vikings received contributions from 13 different athletes ...

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METUCHEN, NJ -- The East Brunswick boys basketball team flirted with upset ideas early on, but St. Joseph eventually established command and went on to a 60-39 victory in the first round of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament Friday night. Travis Cumber scored 17 points for the Bears ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Spotswood High School girls varsity basketball team faced an uphill battle against top seeded Bishop Ahr High School in the first round of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament on Wednesday. Bishop Ahr boasted a 20-3 overall record at game time. The Trojans moved into the ...

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Edison, NJ – The second seeded Edison High School Girls Varsity Basketball team defeated South Amboy by a score of 53-34 and will move on to the quarterfinals to face seventh seeded South River. The Eagles took an early 18-7 lead at the end of the first quarter and never looked back, entering ...

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Edison, NJ – Playing at home, the J.P. Stevens Girls Varsity Basketball team defeated Perth Amboy by a score of 52-25 in the first round of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament.  Leading by 12 points entering the second half, the Hawks did not allow Perth Amboy to score in the 3rd quarter, ...

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EDISON, NJ - Edison High School will be hosting an Induction Ceremony and Dinner at the school on April 13, at 6 p.m.  According to the athletic program, for the first time since 2008, and for just the third time ever, the high school will induct thirteen new members into its Athletic Hall of ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. --  Isaiah Hill and Nahshon Battle each scored 20 points and Gio Phillip and Elijah Barlow had strong games to spark the Union Catholic boys basketball team to a 66-48 victory over Koinonia in the first round of the Union County Tournament on Friday night.  Hill, a sophomore, ...

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