Sports

October 18, 2018

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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PISCATAWAY, NJ - TAPinto Piscataway went one-on-one with Piscataway native, Elijah Barnwell at Rutgers football media day this past Sunday. In an interview with Chris Nalwasky, Barnwell discussed his progress at training camp and coming back from a torn ACL. He also explained how he hopes to see ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – At the start of training camp for the Rutgers football team at the beginning of August, there were a few notable position changes. But none were more eye opening and drastic than redshirt freshman Elijah Barnwell switching from offense to defense, from running back to ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Lord Stirling Stable is inviting children under age 13 and their parents to enjoy a morning with the stable's will ponies, horses and staff at a "Pony Tea Party" scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon this Sunday, Aug. 19, at the stable grounds at 256 S. Maple Ave. in Basking ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Olympian and Union Catholic High School alum Sydney McLaughlin, who turned pro after one of the greatest "one and done" seasons in NCAA Track and Field history at the University of Kentucky, has signed with talent agency WME (William Morris Endeavor), according to a report in ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin High School junior Mario Heslop, a standout track and field athlete, received commendations from the Franklin Township Council earlier this month for his extraordinary athletic achievements. Councilman Carl Wright and Mayor Phillip Kramer added the commendation to the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Collectors can own a unique piece of New York Yankees history if they attend Joe Bodnar’s Sports Memorabilia Auction this weekend and are willing to dig deep into their pockets. A pair of cleats worn by former New York Yankees relief pitcher Sparky Lyle in the early 1970s will ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Two local Amateur Athletic Union teams playing for Team Miller traveled to Indianapolis this weekend and came back champions, according to team organizers.  Both teams feature players from here and neighboring towns. This year, the 8th and 10th-grade teams won its division at the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Lights. Camera. Action. Malcolm Jenkins was back in Piscataway on Thursday as he was filming for a brand-new home renovation television show. The show, which currently doesn’t have a name, will air on CBS Sports this fall. It involves sports stars and a segment takes the ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Come out this weekend and root for the home team. Fresh off a huge win the Franklin Township Baseball League (FTBL), 11U district team advanced to the States Tournament this weekend. The tournament will be held at the Hazlet Baseball Complex located at 94 Hazlet Ave., Hazlet, NJ ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For all the critics of the athletics program at New Jersey’s largest public university, there are more than a dozen reasons to cheer for successes of the sports programs and teams on the playing fields, in classrooms and beyond. Here are 17 on the field and off the field ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - There's a lot of promotions planned this fall as part of the Rutgers football season. Single game tickets go on sale Thursday, July 12, with seven home games. There are matchups against Big Ten East opponents Michigan and Penn State, and a first-time cross divisional meeting ...

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LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Piscataway residents, Nicholas Buchek and Louis Fowlkes are two of sixty Team New Jersey athletes and Unified partners headed to Seattle for the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, states a news release. From July 1-6, Team New Jersey will join thousands of Special Olympics ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Malcolm Jenkins returned to his roots this past Friday and Saturday as he and The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation held the 7th Annual Next Level Youth Football Camp at Piscataway High School. The free, fun, non-contact football camp gave kids ages 7-17 the opportunity to work with ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Leather Necks beat the Devil Dogs, 21–3, in the sixth annual Basilone Bowl, held Thursday at Bridgewater-Raritan High School. The game is played in honor of late Marine John Basilone. Senior football players from every school in the county, and Delaware Valley, are chosen ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The 6th annual Basilone Bowl, in honor of Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone of Raritan, will be held June 14 at Bridgewater-Raritan High School, and five FHS football players will play for the Devil Dogs. Kickoff for the event, at Basilone Field, will be 7 p.m. The players in the ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -  The New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association has released on its website the 2018 Video Review Manual for high school football.  The NJSIAA was granted permission by the the National Federation of High School Athletics to experiment with the use of replay video technology ...

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