Sports

August 2, 2018

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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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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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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LINDEN, NJ -  Linden High School boys varsity basketball team defeated Trenton Catholic High School in Thursday nights home game. Linden High School senior Mikey Watkins found himself guarding against a Trenton Catholic player with about one minute to go, his team having fought all game and at ...

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LINDEN, NJ-  The Linden High School Tigers boys varsity basketball team took to the floor Thursday night against the St. Mary of the Assumption High School (Elizabeth) Hilltoppers, looking to get back on the winning track after struggles in their Tuesday loss to Roselle Catholic HS. The Tigers ...

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LINDEN, NJ – The final day of the Union County Bowling Tournament was held on Thursday at Jersey Lanes and Linden High School's bowling team won.  The Linden lineup included Anthony Golabek who finished fourth in the boys Individual, James Fitz who finished sixth, Justin Peters who finished ...

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LINDEN, NJ-  The Linden High School boys varsity basketball team took to the floor Tuesday night against the Roselle Catholic High School Lions (ranked No. 1 on NJ.com’s Top 20), who have been a force this season and proved why they’re the top team in the state of New Jersey. The Tigers (ranked ...

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LINDEN, NJ-  The Linden High School Tigers boys varsity basketball team came into Tuesday night as the leading scorers on their team, which has been off to a hot start to start the 2017-18 season. The Tigers won six of their first seven games to open the season, including victories over ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Basketball season is officially here and the Linden High School Boys Basketball team kicked things off with a online fundraiser this weekend.  The fundraiser, which is through the the website www.snap-raise.com, began Saturday. The team hopes to raise $3,000 from this ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation invite Linden residents to celebrate the holiday season at the Warinanco Sports Center on Sunday, December 3. Kick off the season with family and friends at the newly modernized facility in Warinanco Park ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden middle school boys soccer team was honored on Tuesday, Nov. 21, by the Board of Education for finishing its season undefeated.  The team, made up of boys from McManus and Soehl middle schools and coached by William Degnan, finished 12-0-1, outscoring their opponents 56-13 ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden High School football team  retired the number of the New York Jets star Muhammad Wilkerson, who was a standout football player for the Tigers before graduating in 2007.  The ceremony was held on Wednesday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m., at Tiger Stadium at Cooper Field. The Homecoming ...

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