Sports

May 16, 2018

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Advocates of a controversial youth athletic complex to be built at Clover Hill Park here withdrew their proposal, Mayor Mike Mangin announced at yesterday’s Township Committee meeting. The plan to develop 63 acres of the county-owned park’s 115 acres met substantial opposition ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ - Sophomore Alexa Santo led the scoring for Watchung Hills with 18 points as the Warriors improved to 16-1 with a victory over Hunterdon Central in Flemington on Tuesday. The Warriors used a 20-point fourth quarter, which included 12-of-14 free throws, to pull away from the Red ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have re-signed 2017 Atlantic League All-Star left-handed pitcher Duane Below for the 2018 season. He marks the third Atlantic League All-Star to join the team this week. “I’m grateful and excited that the Patriots wanted me back this year,” said Below. “I’m ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ - Team Edge Ninja Warriors girls and boys ranging in ages from 6 to 17 years old earned the hard fought battle to Nationals in Michigan after competing in local competitions in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  The team has been hard at work since September practicing two to three ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Registration for the 2018 Flemington-Raritan 2018 REC softball season is now open at frgsl.org. FRGSL, founded in 1991, provides opportunities for girls in Flemington and Raritan Township and their surrounding communities to participate through recreation and travel ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills saw a legitimate dunk on Thursday in the boys basketball team upset win over Hunterdon Central, 69-53. Dan Pilsbury scored 17 points to lead Watchung Hills,  Mike Hopwood added 12, Chad Martini had 11, and Michael Bressler added 10. Gavin DeFuria finished with nine ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - It was all set up for the Chatham girls basketball team to win the game with a shot in the closing seconds. Twice. Two times Chatham coach Joe Gaba designed a play during a timeout that would win the game, but the shots just wouldn't fall on this night as the Lady Cougars dropped a ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – Flemington Falcons Junior Varsity Cheer Team has won the Grand National Championship Trophy. The earned the title after competing in the Pop Warner Little Scholars YCADA National Competition held in Orlando, Florida on Dec. 4. Coached by Head Coach and Falcons Head Cheer ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ- The Jr. Red Devils Varsity Football team won their WCMFL (Warren County Midget Football League) Varsity Championship on Sunday, Nov. 19.  The 7th and 8th grade team played against New Hope, Pa.  The Jr. Red Devils brought home the championship with the final score of 47-13. The ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have been recognized by the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball with the Ken Shepard Award for Promotional Excellence, the league announced Wednesday. Additionally, the Patriots have been awarded the league’s Promotion of the Year for hosting the 2017 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- Somerset Patriots infielder Carlos Guzman has been named to the 2017 Atlantic League Red, White and Blue All-Defensive Team, the league announced Thursday. Guzman is the lone Patriot to make the team, and has been selected for his fine defensive season at first base. The ...

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BRANCHBURG, NJ - Raritan Valley Community College’s women’s volleyball team has become the first team in the college’s history — of any sport —t o place in the National Junior College Athletic Association’s (NJCAA) National Top 10 Rankings. Following its Oct. 3 win against Bergen Community ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The 2017 season was billed as an All-Star Summer for the Somerset Patriots, and though the team did not win the Atlantic League championship, there was much to celebrate during the team’s 20th season. The Somerset Patriots led the Atlantic League in attendance with 363,431 ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – Officials Tuesday night approved the installation of temporary lights at Clover Hill Park. The request for lighting was made by Greater Flemington Soccer Club. The group leases the 18.6-acre public park on Clover Hill Road from the township, and is responsible for maintaining ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Long Island Ducks (3-1) defeated the Somerset Patriots (1-3) 4-3 at TD Bank Ballpark in Game Four of the Liberty Division Series. With the victory, the Ducks have won the Liberty Division Championship and will advance to the Atlantic League Championship Series against the York ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Long Island Ducks (2-1) defeated the Somerset Patriots (1-2) 6-1 before an Atlantic League playoff record 8,131 fans at TD Bank Ballpark in Game Three of the Liberty Division Series last night. With the win, the Ducks have taken a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series. The ...

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  CENTRAL ISLIP, NY- The Somerset Patriots (1-0) defeated the Long Island Ducks (0-1) 7-1 at Bethpage Ballpark on Wednesday evening to take Game One of the Liberty Division Series. Mark Hamburger (1-0) pitched seven strong innings, allowing just one run on eight hits and seven strikeouts on ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – Lights will likely be coming to the soccer field at Clover Hill Park. The 18.6-acre Clover Hill Park is on Clover Hill Road, just off Old York Road here. The park is managed under a lease granted to Greater Flemington Soccer Club. According to its website, the club has about ...

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BRIDGEPORT, CT- The Somerset Patriots (32-37, 74-65) set a new season-high with 19 hits in a win over the Bridgeport Bluefish (36-34, 77-63) on the final day of the 2017 regular season. Bridgeport opened up the scoring in the bottom of the first with a solo home run from second basemen Jose ...

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BRIDGEPORT, CT- The Somerset Patriots (31-37, 73-65) pieced together a 5-2 victory over the Bridgeport Bluefish (35-34, 76-63) on Saturday night, led by a four-RBI night from David Vidal. Bridgeport struck first with an RBI triple by Andrew Lambo to score Welington Dotel for the game’s first ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have acquired outfielder Joe Maloney from the Rockland Boulders of the Can-American League for a player to be named later. Maloney enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. He just finished a ...

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - The Bridgeport Bluefish (35-33, 76-62) pulled out a 4-3 victory in the bottom of the ninth against the Somerset Patriots (30-37, 72-65) last night night.  Somerset opened up the scoring in the top of the second inning with back to back RBIs from Tyler Bortnick and Adam ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have re-signed infielder David Vidal. Vidal returns for his third season with the Somerset Patriots and the Atlantic League. He was recently named the #17 Patriots in the team’s 20th season countdown of the top players in franchise history. The San Juan, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (30-35, 72-64) racked up 14 hits in a 7-5 victory over the New Britain Bees (28-37, 54-81) last night at TD Bank Ballpark. New Britain opened up the scoring in the top of the third on a Conor Bierfeldt (22) solo home run to left-center field. Somerset ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The New Britain Bees (28-36, 54-80) defeated the Somerset Patriots (29-35, 71-63) 5-1 at TD Bank Ballpark on yesterday evening. The Patriots took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning on an error. The Bees took a 3-1 lead in the top of the fifth inning solo home run ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ-   The York Revolution (35-28, 63-70) defeated the Somerset Patriots (29-34, 71-62) 8-1 at TD Bank Ballpark yesterday afternoon. The Revolution took an early 2-0 lead in the first inning on an RBI groundout by Isaias Tejeda and an RBI single by Michael Burgess. Chase Simpsons’ ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The York Revolution (34-28, 62-70) defeated the Somerset Patriots (29-33, 71-61) 8-4 at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday evening. The Revolution jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning on a solo home run by Jared Mitchell (13) and a three-run homer by Dayron Varona ...

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WALDORF, MD. – The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (26-35, 65-66) swept yesterday’s doubleheader over the Somerset Patriots (28-32, 70-60) at Regency Furniture Stadium. The Blue Crabs took game one 4-2 and edged the Patriots 3-1 in game two. Southern Maryland opened the scoring in game one with a ...

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EAST AMWELL, NJ – For the first time, a participant in the truck pull at the Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricultural Fair has scored a second victory. Marc Wirasnik, 26, of Franklin came in first, pulling the weighted sled just over 357 feet, well beyond the end of the 300-foot long clay track. He ...

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WALDORF, MD. – The Somerset Patriots (28-30, 70-58) tied a season-high with 17 hits in a 10-3 victory over the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (24-35, 63-66) last night at Regency Furniture Stadium. The Patriots got the scoring started in the top of the third inning. Kyle Roller grounded a two-run ...

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