Strong Defense and Running Power the Franklin Warriors to a 14-13 Win Over Union

October 14, 2017

SOMERSET, NJ - Who said the number 13 isn’t lucky?

The Franklin Warrior’s strong running game powered the team to a 14-13 win over Union at Franklin High School on Friday the 13th. 

“From what I saw during the game on the sideline it was a true team effort," coach Paczowski said. "We played like true Warriors are supposed to play."

Strong defense on ...

Patriots' Carlos Guzman Selected Top Defensive First Baseman in Atlantic League

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 second-year Patriot finished second in the league in fielding percentage among first baseman ...

Patriots' Kyle Roller Selected for Post-Season All-Star Team

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Somerset Patriots infielder Kyle Roller has been named a 2017 Atlantic League Post-Season All-Star, the league announced Tuesday.

Roller was selected as the designated hitter for the post-season All-Star team through voting from club managers, executives and media.

Despite playing in only 90 games during the regular season, Roller led the Atlantic League in slugging ...

RVCC Women’s Volleyball Team Cracks Top 10 National Rankings

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Raritan Valley Community College’s women’s volleyball team has become the first team in the College’s history—of any sport—to place in the National Junior College Athletic Association’s (NJCAA) National Top 10 Rankings.

Following its Oct. 3 win against Bergen Community College, the RVCC women’s volleyball team is now 10th in the ...

2017: Record Numbers Add Up to a Season to Remember for Somerset Patriots Fans



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 total fans for an average of 5,267 fans per game. It was the second-straight ...

Season Over: Patriots Lose to Ducks in Playoffs

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 Revolution.

The Ducks regained the lead in the top of the ninth inning on an RBI ...

Rutgers Football hit with NCAA sanctions, escapes harsher penalties

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Rutgers was hit with a two-year probation period, after the NCAA's Division I Committee on Infractions panel ruled the university failed to monitor its football program, the NCAA announced Friday afternoon.

The penalties fell short of the more punitive measures that were considered, which included the loss of scholarships and bowls.

Still, they added little to the ...

Franklin Township: Warriors Earn Respect in Loss to Westfield 23-7 (VIDEO)

SOMERSET, NJ - The Warriors went into their game against Westfield an underdog, but thanks to its defense came away with well-earned respect. 

The Warriors kept it close with Westfield, a team with the best win streak in the state close until the fourth quarter. Watch the videos below to see the complete game. 

Westfield drew first blood in the first quarter on a Tim ...

Record Crowd Leaves Disappointed; Ducks Take 2-1 Lead over Patriots in Playoff Series

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 Friday night.

With the win, the Ducks have taken a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series.

The Ducks jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning on RBI base hits by Lew Ford and ...

Franklin Township: Warriors Vs. Westfield, Game Preview, See it Live

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Last week the Warriors got payback, this week respect is what the team is looking to earn. 

"We practiced harder mentally this week because we know what we are going up against," quarterback, Antonio Scott said. 

Earning respect will be a tall task, as the 1-1 Warriors will face 2-0 Westfield at home. The Warriors are coming off a big home ...

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