Sports

October 4, 2018

CLARK, NJ-  Before their game Tuesday night, the Arthur L. Johnson High School Crusaders girls varsity team honored their senior players with a Senior Night ceremony on the field. Simone Yanagacio, Natalya Torres, Nicole Buczynski, Gianna Nieves, Kylee Zawacki, Erica Symzack, Nadia Kolfenbach, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Residents are invited to participate in the Fall Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside. This event is free of charge and runs from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. “This is a wonderful way to celebrate the last days of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the eight former Rutgers University football players facing charges from a credit card fraud scheme was released from jail today without bail after a brief court hearing in which the defendant appeared via a video connection from the county jail. Brendan Devera, ...

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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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LINDEN, NJ - The Prosecutor’s Office has joined forces with four municipal police departments to host the inaugural Summer Slam youth basketball tournament, marking the launch of a new initiative intended to connect local student-athletes with representatives of local law enforcement in fun, ...

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LINDEN, NJ -  Anthony Drejaj has been all about taking part in challenges throughout his life in the game of basketball. He also knows his latest challenge ahead features taking over a basketball program that featured a legend leading the way, in taking over the reins of the Linden Tigers boys ...

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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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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 in to 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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TAMPERE, FINLAND - Jordan West of Rahway finished sixth in the shot put on the first day of the IAAF U20 Junior World Track & Field Championships held Tuesday in Tampere Stadium. West's best throw was his first, which traveled 19.86 meters/65 feet, 2 inches. The sophomore at the University ...

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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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LINDEN, NJ-  Phil Colicchio turned Linden into a powerhouse program throughout his tenure at the helm of the varsity basketball team in his 21 seasons as head coach at the school located on 121 West St. Georges Avenue, competing with the best programs in the state of New Jersey. That run ...

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LINDEN, NJ-  Linden High School junior Kyle Lipscomb Jr. capped off his spring track and field season with a chance in the 2018 NJSIAA Meet of Champions on Saturday, June 9 at Northern Burlington High School. He placed second in the discus event, setting a personal record in the process, with a ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Linden High School celebrated its senior athletes who are continuing their academic and athletic pursuits in college with a Signing Day ceremony that took place on Tuesday, June 19. They were joined by their parents, friends, coaches and school counselors to recognize their ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Green Bay Packers and Linden native, Muhammad “Mo” Wilkerson, along with his T.E.A.M. 96 charity foundation will host their annual charity weekend in Linden the weekend of June 15 and 16. The weekend begins with the Fifth Annual Strikes for Scholarships charity bowling event at 7 ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Approximately 700 cyclists of every skill level took to the streets for the Fifteenth Annual Tour de Elizabeth that rolled throughout the city on Sunday morning.  This year’s tour that is open to all ages, was a 15-mile recreational tour of the City of Elizabeth’s historic ...

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ROSELLE, NJ -  Due to weather conditions, the Roselle PBA’s First Annual Charity Softball Tournament that was originally scheduled for this Saturday morning, has been canceled.   The event’s rain date is also canceled and the event will be rescheduled at a later date. We will post that ...

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LINDEN, NJ -  Linden Police Department will be participating in the Roselle PBA's First Annual Charity Softball Tournament set to take place in Roselle this Saturday. The game, set for May 19, will be starting at 9 a.m. at Warinanco Park at fields 3,7 and 8. In the event of inclement weather, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Somerset Patriots Manager Emeritus and Cy Young Award recipient Sparky Lyle will be the honoree at the 28th Annual Somerset County Park Foundation Raymond L. Hughes Memorial Pro-Celebrity Golf Tournament. Lyle will join local golfers and more than 50 athletes from Major League ...

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LINDEN, NJ – Cranford resident Dan Aulson joined a bowling league last summer to hang out with friends and have some fun. He didn’t realize that within less than one year, Aulson would complete a goal many bowlers never accomplish – bowling a perfect game. In bowling, a perfect game consists of ...

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NEWARK, NJ-  The Linden High School Tigers boys varsity basketball team took to the floor looking for their sixth consecutive sectional championship against the team they beat on their home court the past two seasons. After falling into an early deficit, the third-seeded Tigers (ranked No. 9 on ...

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LINDEN, NJ-  The Linden High School Tigers boys varsity basketball team took to the floor for one last game in front of their home fans in the state tournament against the Phillipsburg High School Stateliners. What was once a close game, turned into a blowout in the second half, as the ...

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LINDEN, NJ-  The Linden High School Tigers boys varsity basketball team took back to the floor for the next round of the state tournament to try and branch off the successes of the past few seasons. The third-seeded Tigers took on the 11-seeded Ridge High School Red Devils (Basking Ridge). The ...

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LINDEN, NJ -  The Linden High School Tigers boys varsity basketball team took to the floor for the start of the state tournament to try and branch off the successes of the past few seasons. The third-seeded Tigers took on the 14-seeded J.P. Stevens High School (Edison) Hawks. The Tigers defeated ...

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UNION, NJ-  The Linden High School Tigers (ranked No. 9 on NJ.com’s Top 20) took to the road for a matchup with the Roselle Catholic High School Lions (ranked No. 1 on NJ.com’s Top 20), looking to advance in the 2018 Union County Tournament. The Lions outscored the Tigers 20-11 in the third ...

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LINDEN, NJ -  The Linden High School Tigers boys varsity basketball team appeared sluggish at times of the first half against the Union High School Farmers, but seemed to make the plays necessary to maintain their slim lead, even when their shots were not falling. The fifth-seeded Farmers were ...

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LINDEN, NJ -  Linden High School defeated the Patrick School in a competitive game Tuesday night as Senior Tavon Jones has continued to play at the highest level for his team, averaging 24.9 points per game. The last time the two teams faced each other, he scored 41 points, but the Linden High ...

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UNION, NJ-  Time and time again, Linden High School senior Tavon Jones has continued to score big numbers for his team in every game. On Saturday night, Jones delivered for his team in a huge way. He scored 29 points, along with recording four steals and securing six rebounds as the Tigers (ranked ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ -  Linden High School senior Tavon Jones scored 40 points and recorded his 1,500th career point as the Tigers (ranked No. 11 on NJ.com’s Top 20) rolled past their cross-town rival, the Elizabeth High School Minutemen by a final score of 70-32 Thursday night in Elizabeth. He also hit ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Linden High School Tigers (ranked No. 11 on NJ.com’s Top 20) took to the road for a matchup with the Roselle Catholic High School Lions (ranked No. 1 on NJ.com’s Top 20), looking to add to their three-game winning streak. The Tigers struggled from the start and couldn’t back on ...

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GALLOWAY, NJ -  Linden High School senior Mikey Watkins secured his 1,000 career points as the Linden High School Tigers boys varsity basketball team defeated Quality Education Academy (NC) by a final score of 62-42 Saturday night at Stockton University as part of the “Battle by The ...

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