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July 4, 2022

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth High School football team wrapped up its 2022 spring weightlifting program with a friendly competition and fundraiser, and first-year head coach John Fiore invited some of “Elizabeth’s Finest” to join his players on the bench. Members of the Minutemen varsity and ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Known by most as “Goose,” Tony Siragusa, a Kenilworth native and former NFL defensive tackle who became one of football’s greatest players passed away at the age of 55. Since the tragic and sudden death was announced countless residents have taken to social media to respond with ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way. On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Ultrarunner Shan Riggs is attempting to be the first-known person to run the East Coast Greenway, the 3,000-mile walking and biking route that extends from Florida to Maine. He has already covered more than two-thirds of the miles, supported by his partner Joshuaine (Josh) Grant, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elizabeth Youth Soccer Jaguars soccer team will be traveling to West Virginia to compete in the 2022 Eastern Presidents Cup and are looking for community support to send them off.  The team will be playing in regionals from June 17 to June 21, representing both the state of ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth Athletics will be hosting a Meet the Coaches event on Tuesday, June 14. The meeting will take place at Thomas G. Dunn Sports Center, located at 600 Pearl Street, at 6 p.m.  The football, boys and girls soccer, girls volleyball and girls tennis coaches will be present at ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The ninth-seeded Elizabeth High School baseball team took down eighth-seeded Franklin High School in the first round of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA), North 2, Group 4, Tournament Wednesday afternoon in Somerset. The first inning was all ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The Elizabeth High School baseball team had six pitchers contribute in Tuesday afternoon’s 5-4 victory against Woodbridge High School in Elizabeth. The game was close throughout as the game relied on the final pitch in which Elizabeth capitalized on.  Elizabeth took the field in ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The Elizabeth High School baseball team fell in a close out of conference matchup against South Plainfield, Thursday afternoon.  The first three innings were a pitchers duel as Elizabeth's pitcher Yoidan Fernandez and South Plainfield’s pitcher Jack Masset were both throwing gems.

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The Elizabeth High School softball team watched their spectacular season come to an end during a 7-0 loss to Hunterdon Central Regional High School in the Semifinal Round of NJSIAA, N2G4 Tournament on Tuesday afternoon.  During warmups, both teams were hyped up after being given ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The Elizabeth High School softball team had a pitching duel on their hands in the quarterfinal round of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association, North 2 Group 4 Tournament, as the Lady Minutemen defeated J.P. Stevens High School 1-0 on Friday ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The Elizabeth High School softball team lost in a hard-fought Union County Championship game to Cranford High School 9-0 Wednesday night at Kean University.   The few first innings of the Union County Championship did not go as planned for Elizabeth. In the first inning, the Lady ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The Elizabeth High School softball team took care of business in the first round of the North 2 Group 4 NJSIAA tournament, as the Lady Minutemen defeated Ridge High School 9-5 Tuesday afternoon.  Elizabeth sent out a very familiar face to the circle to start the game, sophomore ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The Elizabeth High School softball team are a force to be reckoned with, taking down Governor Livingston High School 2-1 in the Semifinal Round of the Union County Tournament in Elizabeth, Wednesday afternoon.   New Jersey High School softball fans knew that this game would be a ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The Elizabeth High School softball team knocked off Johnson High School 6-1 in the Quarterfinal Round of the Union County Tournament in Elizabeth, Saturday afternoon.   The Lady Minutemen entered the game seeking revenge on Johnson High School, as Elizabeth fell 4-2 earlier in the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- Elizabeth High School Track & Field Program continues to break records as the powerful team maintains their status as a New Jersey powerhouse. The Elizabeth Minutemen relay team of seniors Fabian Herrera and Asjal Nasir and juniors Anthony Cerna and Lucas Reguinho broke the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The Elizabeth softball team hosted Hudson Catholic Regional High School and came out victorious with a score of 6-2, Wednesday afternoon.  Elizabeth sent out sophomore Gabby Duran to get the job done as she has  been on fire as of late, pitching a no-hitter in her last outing.

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The Elizabeth High School boys’ baseball team took down Linden High School 19-10 in a Union County Conference showdown, Tuesday afternoon.   The Elizabeth Minutemen entered the ball game on a two game skid, but Union County High School baseball fans knew that coach Matt Belford ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The Elizabeth softball team hosted the Trinity Hall Monarchs in an out-of-conference matchup, Saturday afternoon. The Lady Minutemen showed Trinity Hall what high school softball is like up in Union County as the umpire had to call the game in the fifth inning as Elizabeth was ahead ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The Elizabeth softball team traveled to Roselle Park to take care of business against the Union County Conference opponent and the ladies did just that, securing a dominating victory of 7-0. Elizabeth jumped on the scoreboard early in the top half of the first inning, knocking in ...

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Elizabeth, NJ- The Elizabeth High School softball team defeated Westfield 13-7 in a Union County Conference matchup Tuesday afternoon.  To begin the game, The Lady Minutemen got the offense going as Elizabeth knocked in one run in the top half of the first inning. In the bottom half of the first ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The Elizabeth High School softball team fell 7-6 in a nail-biting matchup against Manasquan High School Saturday afternoon.  The Lady Minutemen jumped out to a blistering hot start, knocking in six runs in the first inning. After the first inning, the Elizabeth offense was not ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ- The Elizabeth High School softball team rolled over Mount Saint Mary Academy 19-1 Saturday afternoon, defending their home field.  The Mount Saint Mary Lions in the top half of the first inning were shut down by Elizabeths’ star sophomore pitcher Makayla Lecky, who held the Lions ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The Elizabeth High School boys’ soccer team has five seniors from their 2021-2022 roster who will be continuing their academic and athletic careers at the college level.  Mathew Giraldo, Anthony Morales, Jason Salamanca, Jacoby Calvo and Cristian Hernandez are five seniors who ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - April 6 is National Student-Athlete day, and it is only right to highlight one of the many amazing student athletes at Elizabeth High School.  Elizabeth High School boys’ basketball team's historic season was led by superstar junior Sebastian Robinson as he helped his team to a ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- Elizabeth High School class of 1981 alumnus Todd Bowles has been hired as the head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  Todd Bowles was born and raised in the City of Elizabeth, where his passion for football began. Bowles was a star for the Elizabeth Minutemen football team, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The Elizabeth High School Girls' Basketball Team congratulated Jalynn Clark, Amyah Adair-Mars, Damani Anderson and Ashanti Dewalt on their 2021-2022 outstanding season performances.  The Lady Minutemen senior guard/forward Jalynn Clark was selected as Third Team All-Union County ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- Elizabeth High School’s bowling team had four bowlers from their 2021-2022 roster selected as First Team All-Union County.  Senior Roi Antonio was selected as First Team All-Union County and First Team All-Watchung Division. Antonio finished off his last season at Elizabeth High ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The Elizabeth High School boys’ basketball team will be advancing to the semifinal round of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) after defeating Paterson Charter 50-41 in a hard fought quarterfinal round matchup in Toms River. The Minutemen continue to ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ- The Elizabeth High School boys’ basketball team breaks its 31-year drought of a New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) Group 4 Championship, winning its sixth. The Minutemen took a business trip to Piscataway and made history as Elizabeth defeated Marlboro ...

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