Sports

August 24, 2018

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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KENILWORTH, NJ - Tyler Sztancsik, a 7-year-old dirt bike racer, recently made his own dream come true by qualifying for the largest amateur motocross race in the world, the 37th Annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship. The race will take place in August at the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Find a way. Just find a way to grind and maybe an opportunity will present itself. 16-year-old and seventh-seed Michael Thorbjornsen of Wellesley, Mass. did just that on Saturday afternoon as he edged fellow 16-year-old and good friend 12th-seeded Akshay Bhatia of Wake Forest, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - What a difference a day makes. Thursday’s round of 32, 16 scores Friday’s quarterfinal matchups (Quarterfinal winners advance to the afternoon semifinals, starting at 12:18 p.m. EDT) After the top nine and 13 of the first 14 seeds advanced to the round of 32 Wednesday, ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Kenilworth schools teacher Steve Shohfi has been named second vice-president of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) for the 2018-‘19 school year, the NJSIAA said. Also a board of education member for the Point Pleasant Beach School District, Shohfi ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Jayson Gonzalez pitched a five-hitter and also drove in what proved to be the winning run in the second inning of Rahway's 3-2 baseball victory over Brearley on Tuesday at Veterans' Field. In the second inning, Ryan Beenders doubled and scored on Gonzalez's single to stake Rahway ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Jayson Gonzalez struck out 10 in pitching a six-inning, two-hitter and also hit two doubles and scored three runs in Rahway's 12-1 baseball victory over Brearley on Saturday. Gonzalez allowed one run and one walk in his two-hit gem. Andres Garcia had two hits and drove in three ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - The Brearley softball team scored four runs in the fifth inning to highlight an 8-3 victory over Benedictine on Thursday. Winning pitcher Michelle Capizzano struck out 16 batters, walked only one and allowed six hits. Nikki Smith hit a solo home run for Brearley (4-0). Amanda ...

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UNION, NJ - Michelle Capizzano pitched a three-hitter to send Brearley to a 3-1 softball victory over Union Tuesday afternoon. Capizzano struck out eight batters and walked two. After Union scored in the bottom of the first inning, Brearley scored single runs in the second, third and sixth ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Brearley scored 11 runs in the first inning and went on to a 13-3 baseball victory over Roselle Catholic on Tuesday. Ivan Rosa went 3-for-3 with two doubles and three RBI and Vincent Rappa went 2-for-4 with two RBBI and three runs scored for Brearley (1-1). Gus Carretto and ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Brearley hit three home runs and collected 13 hits en route to an 11-5 softball victory over Scotch Plains-Fanwood on Monday. Nikki Smith, Karyn Shimazu and Bree Manresa all hit home runs for the Bears (2-0). Shimazu and Amanda Griffin each banged out three hits. Jenna ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Michelle Capizzano pitched a one-hitter to send Brearley to a 10-0 softball victory over Dayton on Friday. Capizzano struck out 14 batters in six innings and walked only one. At the plate, she went 2-for-3 with a triple and two runs scored. Jenna Margaritondo went 3-for-3 ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Brearley’s senior Michelle Capizzano shutout the Bulldogs for the second consecutive time including last year’s season finale.  It was her fourth consecutive shutout and that includes three games last year.  Unlike last year, the Bears were much more productive at the plate ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - A live wire has been reported down in the roadway on North 11th Street Wednesday afternoon. According to Breaking News Network (BNN), the Kenilworth Fire Department has responded and PSE&G has been notified to attend to the wires, which came down around 4:30 p.m. and which ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - An all-too-familiar bugaboo has prevented the Brearley High School varsity spring sports teams from opening their season: Snow. The Brearley baseball team was supposed to have opened its varsity season Tuesday against Dayton in Springfield, but more than 4 inches of snow fell on ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The golden ball trophy, earned each year by the New Jersey boys’ basketball Tournament of Champions winner, has been no stranger to Roselle Catholic High School in recent years. And, while it may be arriving broken apart, the gleaming ball of accomplishment will again be making its ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ — When Naz Reid is on top of his game, Roselle Catholic is as dangerous as any team in the nation. The 6-foot-11 Reid has been one of the country’s best basketball players during his four-year career at Roselle Catholic. But his tenure as a player for the school was hanging by a ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Prior to the start of the 2017-18 boys’ basketball season, Roselle Catholic was moved to the North Jersey Non-Public B section, a change from its previous South Non-Public classification.  That meant, among other things, that the Lions had a chance to compete for a sectional ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Freshman Patrick Phillips completed his first season of wrestling for the Brearley-Dayton Bears, and it was quite a season. Phillips wrestled in the 106-pound group and finished with a 34-6 record.  That included 15 pins, seven technical falls, and two major decisions. His ...

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UNION, NJ — Over the past decade and change, Roselle Catholic has housed one of the nation’s best high school basketball programs.  It has won multiple Tournament of Champions, state championships, developed copious NBA talent, and taken down some of the United States’ best teams. But there’s ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Dayton freshman Patrick Phillips advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2018 Region 4 wrestling tournament with a technical fall at two minutes and ten seconds over the 12th seed Raja Ahmed of North Plainfield.  It was his second consecutive victory over Ahmed. Phillips ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Two wrestlers from Brearley High School reached the final round of the District 14 tournament over the weekend before losing. Patrick Phillips lost at 106 pounds by a score of 5-1 to Anthony White of South Plainfield in the final round. Rebecca Pizuto of Brearley was decisioned ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Micaela Etlinger scored 16 points and dished out five assists to lead Brearley to a 51-23 girls basketball victory over Metuchen on Thursday. Kiara Adorno finished with 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Bears (10-6), who outscored the Bulldogs, 23-5, in the first ...

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BOONTON, NJ - The Brearley High girls basketball team outlasted Boonton in overtime to win, 46-45, Tuesday night. Micaela Etlinger scored 12 points and came down with nine rebounds for Brearley (9-6), which was deadlocked with Boonton, 39-39, after four quarters. Sofia Lospinoso totaled 11 ...

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UNION, NJ — There is a reason why R.J. Barrett is the number one recruit in the nation, and why Montverde Academy is the country’s top-ranked team.  So, with Roselle Catholic seconds away from pulling off the biggest upset in high school basketball yet this season, Montverde displayed its poise ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Mike Ramos scored 25 points to lead Brearley High School to a 51-38 boys basketball victory over Hopatcong Thursday night. Armando Merino finished with 12 points, seven rebounds and two assists for Brearley, which outscored Hopatcong, 21-13, in the third quarter to open a 42-28 ...

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ROSELLE, NJ – The David Brearley Girls Basketball team dominated the court on Monday night, beating Abraham Clark High School 56-16. Sophomore Micaela Etlinger led the team with 14 points, five assists and three steals. Sophomore Paige Middleton scored six points with 11 ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Bulldogs traveled to the Codey Arena in front of the Turtle Back Zoo to face their division rival West Orange Vikings and the game ended in a 3-3 tie.  This performance was a big improvement over their first match, which the Vikings won 6-2. The Bulldogs are now 3-5-2 on ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The Bulldogs traveled to the Barnabas Health Hockey House at the Prudential Center for an afternoon game against Newark East Side High School.  The Bulldogs were out shot four to one, but that did not matter.  They came away with a 1-0 victory. Nick Facchini, the Bulldogs goalie ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – The Bulldogs traveled to Paramus to face the 4-0-1 Frisch Cougars and lost 8-3. JT Bokoske got the first goal of the game and gave the Bulldogs a 1-0 lead on an assist by Victor Velazquez.  Frisch responded with a goal from Jake Lasher on an assist by Jake Fromen,  The Cougars ...

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