Sports

January 23, 2019

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- The Piscataway High School varsity wrestling team honored its seniors prior the Chiefs’ 54-15 victory over Franklin in the Susan B. Anthony Gymnasium on Tuesday night. The seniors include 120-pounders Raheem Rucker and Jay Nash, 160-pounder Joe Hatcher, 170-pounder Gabe ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ -  Immaculata High School will welcome its sixth Hall of Fame class during an induction ceremony on March 21 at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, NJ with a gala reception highlighted by a video presentation, remarks by the inductees or their representatives, and a ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. -- The Franklin High School boys basketball team continued its winning ways and defeated Hillsborough, 65-51, on Thursday night. With the win, the eighth in a row, the Warriors moved to 9-3 on the season. The nine victories match last year’s total. In 2017-18, Franklin won its ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills basketball teams took on Franklin Warriors on Tuesday. The Watchung Hills Warriors struggled in both games.  In an early start 6 p.m. game in Warren, Maryland commit Diamond Miller led all scorers with 25 points and Kristina Midgette pitched in 17 as the Franklin ...

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WARREN, NJ -- It didn't take the Franklin girls basketball team long to assert its dominance Tuesday night. The Warriors needed just four minutes and 15 seconds to build up an 18-point lead and leave no doubt about where things were headed against Watchung Hills. Senior guard Diamond Miller ...

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SOMERSET, N.J. -- The Franklin High School girls basketball team breezed through a 75-22 win over Immaculata on Thursday night. On paper, the Warriors (7-0), which are ranked No. 2 in the latest NJ.com Top 20, held a massive advantage over the Spartans and that proved true on the court as ...

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PATERSON — Neither Franklin coach Audrey Taylor, star guard Diamond Miller, nor anybody associated with the team would consider the Warriors' play Saturday their absolute sharpest.  The scary thing is, despite the performance being far from perfection, Franklin was still able to take down one of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ — Immaculata High School has started strong this season, showing opponents just how complete an offensive team it can be.  In large part, that is because of the Spartans’ firm understanding of how to be unselfish, how to create the open shots and to utilize their talent to the ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin’s reputation as “speed city” was on display on Saturday as the Franklin High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee inducted its 2018 class into the hall of fame. The committee honored six individuals and one team during a ceremony at Franklin High School – the third group ...

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SOMERSET, N.J. -- The Piscataway High School varsity football team defeated the Warriors, 49-14, on Thursday morning. With the win, Piscataway upped its all-time Thanksgiving Day series lead to 30-21-3. The Chiefs have won 12 games in a row against Franklin. The 49 points they scored is also a ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - When the Piscataway football team did not get out to the kind of explosive offensive start that marked its first two playoff victories this post-season, it was left to the Chiefs' defense and special teams to give them the momentum needed to seal their sectional ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Diamond Miller made it official on Wednesday, following through on the decision she came to during the Franklin girls basketball team's title quest last March. The 6-foot-1 All-State guard/forward signed her National Letter of Intent to attend the University of Maryland Wednesday ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Middle School Warriors won its fourth game in a row, to close out the season strong. The Warriors easily defeated East Brunswick 26-6 to finish the season with a 7-2 winning record. "The team had a good season," FMS Warrior Head Coach, Blair Wilson said. "We wish ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Middle School Warriors won its second game in a row, beating Linden 26-20 at Franklin High School stadium Thursday night.  Robert Huntley's interception early in the game set up a 95-yard touchdown run up the middle for Omari Owens-Jones. Huntley scored later in the ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Middle School Warriors defeated North Brunswick on the road 26-12, Thursday on the road. Omari Owens-Jones got the Warriors off to a quick start by taking a 60-yard kick off return to the house, scoring the first touchdown of the game.  Jean Louis helped to power ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - A balanced offensive game and solid defense gave the Warriors a 27-2 victory over Plainfield Friday night at Plainfield High School.  The win is the second in a row for the Warriors, and it was the first time the team won back to back games during the regular season since ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - It's one of the major social and sporting events in New Jersey's horse country, and beyond. The Far Hills Race Meeting, due to return to Moorland Farm this Saturday, Oct. 20, will also bring something new to the party this year, with the launch of pari-mutuel betting. Some things ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Solid defense and a strong ground game powered the Warriors to their first win of the season over Elizabeth High School 28-21, Friday Night at FHS.  Teamwork was also a major factor according to the game leading rusher Isiah Solomon who led the offense with 15 rushing attempts for ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Middle School Warriors fell to South Brunswick Middle School 20-16, Thursday, Oct. 4. Omari Jones-Owens and Nyaair Sallings powered the Warrior's offense by both scoring touchdowns off kickoff returns.  Jones-Owens also led the team on the defensive side of the ...

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WARREN, NJ - Evan Bujnowski scored twice and had an assist to lead the Watchung Hills boys soccer team over Franklin on Thursday, 3-2 “I was pleased with our teams performance and happy to be one conference win away from a conference championship,” said WHRHS head coach Greg Leonow.  The ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Middle School Warriors defeated New Brunswick Middle School 20-12, Thursday, Sept. 27. Omari Jones-Owens and Robert Huntley both ran in touchdowns to power the FMS Warrior offense.  Jones-Owens hit Huntley with a pass for a touchdown and Zion Leo led the defense ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – A land exchange authorized by the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders has resulted in another 19-plus acres added to the county’s successful farmland preservation program and paved the way for construction of a privately owned indoor-outdoor sports complex. Somerset ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Weather permitting, Thursday’s 6 p.m. ground breaking ceremony for the 220,000 square-foot indoor/outdoor APEX Sports Complex will feature the requisite ceremonial shovels, hard hats and smiling politicians, but next week it gets real. APEX owner Gregg Wilke expects heavy ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Somerset County Freeholders, Township officials, local sports teams and families will join project developer Gregg Wilke to break ground for the APEX Sports & Events complex Thursday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. The ceremony will be at the eastern end of Mountain View Park, located ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Warriors may have come away with a loss, but they never gave up, and sometimes you can learn from a loss, according to Head Coach, John Paczkowski.  "Sometimes you learn more from a loss than you do from a victory," Paczkowski said. "Hopefully the team will take the positives ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - After a massive graduating class following their fifth consecutive losing season, the Franklin Warriors are entering the 2018 football season young, inexperienced, but as usual, determined. The Franklin Warriors finished last season with a 3-7 overall record and without a playoff ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway police issued a travel alert on Thursday advising motorists to expect traffic delays in the High Point Solutions Stadium area for Saturday’s Rutgers University Football home game versus Texas State University. Kickoff is at noon. As stated in the alert, “In order to ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Recreation Department is hosting a Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y. clinic on Saturday, September 15 at the Spotswood High School Media Center from 9 a.m. until noon. Sign-in begins at 8:30 a.m. and the clinic will start promptly at 9 a.m. In order to receive a Rutgers ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Fans going to Scarlet Knights football games will find a long list of ways to improve their game day this year, from the convenience of digital tickets, to opportunities for sideline passes to bottomless popcorn buckets, or maybe a healthier BBQ chicken and mushroom ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ – Registration is underway for English-style, balanced seat riding lessons at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 S. Maple Ave. in Basking Ridge. The 10-week fall session will begin the week of Sept. 10, and are available for juniors (ages 9-17) and adults. The lessons at the Somerset ...

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