Sports

September 22, 2018

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Hillsborough High Sschool football team couldn’t have played more completely different halves Friday night. But unfortunately for the Raiders, their electric second half still wasn’t enough to overcome a stale and lackluster first.  Twice in the final 13 minutes, ...

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SOMERVILLE, N.J. - Quarterback Patrick Frauenheim led Immaculata over North Hunterdon Friday night, throwing key passes and piling up yardage on the ground on the way to a 21-13 victory, the Spartans second win of the season Running back Jordan Kinsler scored two touchdowns.. After falling ...

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WARREN, NJ - Ashley Agrillo scored two goals on assists from Kylie Roesler and Corinna Zullo to lead the Hunterdon Central girls soccer team over Watchung Hills on Thursday, 2-0.  “Any time you play good teams in tight games, the difference usually is what team makes a mistake or makes a good ...

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FLEMINGTON, N.J. - Charting Shayne Fontana’s unusual journey through three years of college baseball required adept use of GPS, but the theme running through it all has been the North Hunterdon grad’s productive bat. Fontana just concluded an outstanding summer season in the Atlantic Collegiate ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ -  When Ken Danekyo was selected in the first round of the NHL’s Entry draft by the expansion New Jersey Devils in 1982, he admits he had to look at a map of the U.S. to see where New Jersey was located.   Daneyko grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, a western Canadian province, so ...

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CLINTON, NJ   — More than 40 sailboat racers from 15 states as far as Texas, competed for the 2018 Force 5 class North American Championship, held over three days at Spruce Run Reservoir in Clinton this past week. The championship division was won by Rob Scala of Waterford, Ct., followed by Rich ...

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HIGH BRIDGE - The Hunterdon Huskies recently held its annual NFL Football Camp at Union Forge Field here, which was open to all area athletes between 5 and 14 years of age. This year, a single day cheer clinic was also added to the program.  Former NFL players and coaches Major Harris, QB (LA), ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - With the initials “KC” taped to the back of his helmet, 18-year-old Jared Burchette won the Formula 125 Kart race at Englishtown Raceway in Old Bridge earlier this month, honoring his friend and classmate, Kevin Cole, who lost a long battle with leukemia shortly before the race ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Had there been more tread on the front tire of Colleen Gulick's bicycle, Laura Van Gilder might not have won her record-setting fifth Tour of Somerville. Side-by-side, wheel-to-wheel, Van Gilder, 54, won by the narrowest of margins in the Mildred Kugler 25-mile Women's Pro event ...

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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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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Mac Bredahl produced four goals and two assists and Cade Krauss netted three goals in powering Chatham to a 12-8 boys lacrosse victory over Hunterdon Central on Monday. Connor Byrd contributed a goal and three assists for Chatham (11-6), which received two goals and an assist ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - Freshman Claire Rubacky homered for Chatham in a 7-1 softball loss to Hunterdon Central on Tuesday. Rubacky's homer in the third inning staked Chatham (13-8) to a 1-0 edge. Hunterdon Central is 17-3.            

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CLINTON TWP., NJ - Hunterdon’s finest Special Olympic athletes will take to the field to compete in a variety of track and field events on Sunday, May 6. The event will be held at North Hunterdon High School on Route 31 here. North students as well as members of the Interact and Able Club ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – A plan to build a sports complex on the 115-acre county-owned Clover Hill Park property here will likely be a topic for Township Committee at its meeting tomorrow. The plan was developed by an ad hoc committee and presented at Township Committee’s last meeting. The group was ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ - U.S. Olympic Softball Team hero Jennie Finch is at Diamond Nation today to lend her expertise to the annual two-day, 78-team Jennie Finch Spring Invitational.   The Olympic gold medalist makes three visits annually to Diamond Nation, the largest outdoor baseball and softball ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – If you love baseball and have an interest in history, or you love history and have an interest in baseball, you might be interested in the Flemington Neshanock Base Ball Club. The team plays baseball, obviously, but by 19th century rules. The original Neshanock club was ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ -  A group appointed last year by the Township Committee will present its plans for a 115-acre sports complex that would be built off Clover Hill Road here. The presentation will be held at Committee’s regular meeting on Tuesday. That begins at 7 p.m. in the Municipal Building ...

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WILDWOOD, NJ - Two of Hunterdon’s three Special Olympic basketball teams won big in the recent finals. The season began with 106 teams throughout the state. Of them, 56 qualified for the sectional tournament to work their way to the March Madness finals. The Special Olympics New Jersey spring ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ - Registration is now open for the Flemington-Raritan Kindergarten Softball Program.  The Flemington-Raritan Girls Softball League's K-Clinic provides a six-week instructional program. It is held on Saturday mornings at Lenape Park for girls currently enrolled in kindergarten in ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Hunterdon Central High School might have expected more from the weekend at the NJSIAA state wrestling tournament. Brett Ungar (37-1) won his Regional tournament as a freshman, and looked poised to make a run at the top three spots in the state tournament. But for Ungar and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have announced the signing of right-handed relief pitcher Randy McCurry for the 2018 season. “I’m excited to play in the Atlantic League this year,” said McCurry. “It’ll be a transition for me but I am ready to face some really good competition and help ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – A former Hunterdon Central High School student who played on its soccer team has gone pro. Brian White was chosen by the New York Red Bulls soccer team as its 16th pick in the first round draft. The Township Committee honored White with a proclamation honoring his ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have signed four-time Frontier League All-Star first baseman Aaron Dudley. “I couldn’t be more excited to join Somerset,” said Dudley. “I have heard nothing but amazing things about the Patriots. I look forward to taking what I’ve learned in Normal and ...

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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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