Sports

May 17, 2021

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Meghan Stellhorn slugged four hits, including two doubles, and drove in three runs as Hasbrouck Heights defeated Hawthorne, 11-8, in an NJIC non-divisional girls softball game Saturday morning in Hawthorne.  Caylie Daniels had three singles for the Lady Aviators, while Elizabeth ...

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PATERSON, NJ - An all-star lineup of government officials and athletes took the field at Hinchliffe Stadium last week to announce that the long awaited renovation of the historic space will be underway in the coming weeks. Leading off for the home team was former Paterson Business Administrator ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - On Saturday, the Hawthorne High School Athletics Department announced via social media their congratulations to the varsity wrestling team.  "Congratulations to our Varsity Wrestling team who are the 2021 undefeated league champions!" the Department said.  The achievement is ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced Friday that he has eased some restrictions on the number of spectators that can attend high school and other youth sporting events both indoors and outdoors. "I want to start with an announcement that I know many athletes and many moms and dads have been ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Passaic County Technical Institute (PCTI) is set to field a team in the inaugural New Jersey High Schools Girls Football League which is scheduled to being play in the spring.  Under guidelines set out by the North Jersey Super Football Conference (NJSFC) and the New Jersey ...

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NEW JERSEY - Come December 2022, it is likely that New Jersey will be having it first statewide championships in high school football after a vote Wednesday by member schools voted that amended the NJSIAA Constitution to remove a prohibition of naming state-wide champions in football. Of the 336 ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- In a highly anticipated announcement, Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday at his COVID-19 press briefing that Indoor sports may resume on Saturday, January 2, 2021, with safety protocols in place. However, the regional suspension of interstate youth hockey competitions will continue ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The New Jersey State Football Coaches Association has put forward a proposal to change the NJSIAA’s constitution, eliminating the prohibition of naming a state champion in football.  This is the first, and a required step, to allow a full state playoff schedule that will result in ...

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NEW JERSEY – 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 early ...

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NEW JERSEY -- In response to recent coronavirus outbreaks associated with the conduct of interstate youth hockey activities, Gov. Phil Murphy joined with fellow governors, Janet Mills (Maine), Gina Raimondo (Rhode Island), Chris Sununu (New Hampshire), Phil Scott (Vermont), Ned Lamont ...

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NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy made an announcement on Monday November 9 forbidding all interstate games and tournament for indoor youth sports,. Following his announcement, the NJSIAA released a statement. "We welcome Governor Murphy's announcement today prohibiting interstate competition for all ...

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SPRINGFIELD/JERSEY CITY, NJ -- With the sale of the New York Mets to Steve Cohen marking the end of the Wilpon era, fans are re-energized about the team. When they initially bought their stake in 1980, the Wilpons built a winning team and delivered a World Series victory in 1986. However, after the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Once again the NJSIAA has issued guidance on an upcoming sport and its championship, in direct conflict from published reports and an announcement from a sport’s coaches association. The NJSIAA contradicted an article in northjersey.com which quoted New Jersey Wrestling ...

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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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NEW JERSEY — If you are looking to get out and enjoy nature while maintaining social distancing, maybe you should give fishing a try. If you are a seasoned fishing enthusiast, you'll be excited to hear this news as well: New Jersey anglers will be given extra opportunities to catch trout this fall ...

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NEW JERSEY – 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 workshop for ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -  “Go outside and play!” is the message that is coming from the NJSIAA, as it released its latest set of guidelines for the Return-to-Sports for the Fall of 2020.  Fall sports, with the exception of gymnastics and girls volleyball, will continue according to the current schedule, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The return of Coach Greg Schiano to the sidelines will have to wait after the Big Ten voted Sunday to cancel the fall sports season. The schools voted 12-2 to call off the fall sports season in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to several published ...

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TRENTON, NJ – During his COVID press briefing on Tuesday, July 22, Gov. Phil Murphy took the time to clarify Monday’s Exec Order on the resumption of contact drills and practices for high-risk sports and activities. “All contact activities can only be conducted outside,” the governor ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - The NJSIAA released its "Return to Play" guidelines on Friday, which essentially pushed back the start of the 2020 Fall Season one month, while eliminating half of the rounds of the state playoffs. If there is a change in the Governor’s Road Back, Restart and Recovery Plan for ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Jonathan Holloway answered questions about a pandemic, a multimillion dollar budget shortfall and more during his first news conference as Rutgers president. The news conference, however, ended on a lighter note. “If there is no football season,” one reporter asked ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - The NJSIAA took one step closer to fall sports in 2020, with the release of the Phase I regulations by the NJSIAA COVID-19 Medical Advisory Taskforce.  The task force is chaired by former NJSIAA Executive Committee president Mary Liz Ivins.  She is joined Dr. Jack Kripsak, ...

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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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