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Football: Hillsborough, Levonaitis Run Wild, Stun Bridgewater-Raritan, 35-24

September 8, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — With a stellar offensive line and a dominant rushing game, Hillsborough has the makings for a breakout season this year. Despite having one of the toughest schedules in New Jersey, the Raiders are going to be contenders every week, and Friday night, sent a major statement throughout the state. 

One week after pulling out a last-second season opening win at ...

Wasserman FG Clinches Win for Hillsborough as Clock Runs Out

WOODBRIDGE, NJ  - Field goal kicker Franklin Wasserman split the uprights as the clock ran out to cap off a back-and-forth 27-25 win for the Hillsborough Raiders over Colonia High School  in the opening game of the season for the two teams.

The Hillsborough junior booted the game-winner from 38 yards out, one of two FGs he had in the game; he also converted on three extra-point ...

Hillsborough HS 2018 Girls' Soccer Preview

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Second-year Hillsborough High School girls soccer coach Lennaert Bitter looks at last season as a learning experience, not only himself, but the team as well.

Bitter, who has been coaching youth soccer players for the last 20-plus years, both in the United States and abroad, looks forward to the Raiders improving from last year’s 3-11-2 record.

“Last ...

Hillsborough High School Raiders 2018 Football Preview; Season Opens Aug. 30

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The Hillsborough High School football team kicks off the 2018 season with a road game at Colonia on Thursday, Aug. 30.

The Raiders, coached by Kevin Carty Jr., finished 6-4 last year, falling to South Brunswick, 42-7, in the first round of the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 5 playoffs.

“It was an exciting year…we had some really good players last ...

Scarlet Knights Up Their Game-Day Experience for Fans

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 sandwich.

Rutgers University will let fans receive the tickets in advance electronically and print them ...

NY Giants Legend Mark Bavaro to Visit Somerset Patriots

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots will host New York Giants legend Mark Bavaro on Wednesday, Aug. 29th at TD Bank Ballpark.

Bavaro will be at the 7:05 pm game against the Road Warriors to throw out a ceremonial first pitch, participate in an exclusive Meet & Greet in the Diamond Club, and sign autographs for fans on the main concourse for two hours. On the concourse, Bavaro will sign ...

Student Climbs Out of Dunk Tank for Chess Match with His Mentor

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - It was an unusual start to a chess match, a game of cat-and-mouse that unfolded away from the board - a 30-minute pursuit of the challenger by his mentor who had taught him the game as a youngster in elementary school more than 20 years ago.

Today,they are colleagues, both members of the Borough Council.

Dennis Sullivan, the mentor, is a retired Somerville teacher who ...


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