Sports

November 30, 2020

TRENTON, NJ -- The crack of baseball bats will be heard again this spring at The Trenton Thunder Baseball Stadium under a new agreement announced on Monday. The future of the Stadium had been in flux since the Yankees organization decided to move their Double A affiliate to Somerset.  Set to ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – Winter is coming for high school sports, but student-athletes will have to wait until 2021 for action. The NJSIAA, New Jersey’s governing body for interscholastic sports, announced the pushback of all winter sports and the cancellation of all formal winter sports tournaments ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- The Arm and Hammer Stadium will be quiet in Trenton since the Yankees management team has decided to pack up their bats, balls and gloves and move to the Somerset Patriots Stadium in Bridgewater.  Since 2002, the Yankees organization has operated the AA-affiliate Trenton ...

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NEW JERSEY — Practice that involves contact and indoor sports scrimmages will once again be possible despite the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday as he signed a new executive order. No. 187 allows for sports to resume activities inside defined as “medium risk” and “high risk” ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – The NJSIAA (New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association), the governing body for high school sports in New Jersey, has announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with the NFL. The organization will host a two-day, virtual, diversity, bias, and cultural competence ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Weeks before the youth sports season is about to start, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday that high school sports can stay on track for a fall opening day. "Some districts have already given notice that their teams will not be playing, as is their right, and we’re not going to overrule ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04) tossed out the traditional first pitch at the Babe Ruth State Championship doubleheader featuring the Hamilton/Northern Burlington team squaring off against the team from Atlantic Shore in the 2020 Southern NJ 15-year-old State Tournament held at Hamilton's ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The Robbinsville Soccer Association (RSA) is kicking-off tryouts for their fall soccer travel team. The league will once again partner with the New York Red Bulls soccer team professionals and follow their approach to player development. This comes as sports leagues continue to ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The state agency that oversees high school sports, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA), announced its guidelines on Friday to get student athletes back in action for the 2020 fall season. The guidelines also significantly altered the state playoff ...

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TRENTON, NJ --  The Trenton Thunder will not play ball this year after all. The Mercer County-based Minor League baseball team announced on Thursday that the team will not be taking the field for the 2020 season.  "We are disappointed to share with our fans and partners that the 2020 season has ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --  After a months-long delay to their spring season, Robbinsville Little League (RLL) teams will finally head back to the ball field next week for practice. The coaches, players and umpires, however, will be playing with some new rules in place -- to keep them all healthy and safe ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Low-risk competitive youth sports such as golf and tennis can resume as early as Monday as Gov. Phil Murphy continues to steer the state down the road to re-opening. Other youth sports that are considered medium or high risks of transmission of COVID-19 will be allowed to start up ...

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TRENTON, NJ - A bill that would give current high school sophomores and juniors an optional “bridge year” passed the New Jersey State Senate by a 39-0 vote in May. The legislation will require the approval of the New Jersey General Assembly before going to Governor Murphy for consideration. The ...

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NEW JERSEY - Young athletes held out hope that spring sports would resume at some point this season.  That changed on Monday when Governor Murphy announced that all schools will remain closed for the rest of the academic year.  “Following today’s announcement by Governor Murphy, the NJSIAA has ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --  The warmer weather and longer days make it a great opportunity to get outdoors and go for a run with friends.   The Mercer County chapter of Girls on the Run (GOTR) is now open for registration for the spring season and also is looking for youth coaches.    Now celebrating ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – For the Rutgers Board of Governors, giving men’s basketball coach Steve Pikiell a two-year contract extension was a slam dunk. During a meeting that lasted about three minutes from roll call to adjournment, the board unanimously voted Friday to reward Pikiell for guiding the ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --  The Robbinsville Soccer Association (RSA) is getting ready to kick-off another season with try-outs for a Red Bull Travel Team and skills clinics at the end of March and beginning of April.  RSA is the largest New York Red Bulls youth partner in the greater Mercer County area ...

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WEST WINDSOR, NJ --  Get those tennis racks ready! Registration for the 2020 spring and summer programs and leagues at the Mercer County Park Commission Tennis Center started on Saturday, February 8.  Adult and junior players can register on the Park Commission’s Community Pass website. Program ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --  College football is over for the year.  Professional football only has one game left.  But, the Robbinsville PAL Junior Ravens football already is gearing up for their next season by putting together the coaching staff.  The Junior Ravens are seeking additional volunteer ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --  The Robbinsville Recreation Department is now hiring for team members of 2020 summer camps that include soccer, basketball, field hockey, cooking, art, tennis, Lego Bricks, and all day summer camp.   Paid positions are available for junior counselor, senior counselor, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - You're a four-star recruit with a bunch of schools - including Rutgers - trying to attract you to their football program. Imagine if the phone rang and Eric LeGrand was on the other end, extolling the virtues of Scarlet Knights football? The former linebacker-turned-radio ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  The news is out, Greg Schiano is returning to the Banks of the Old Raritan. Rutgers University officials have announced that there will be a special meeting of the Board of Governors on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Winants Hall, and the only item on the agenda is "the consideration ...

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