Sports

May 16, 2020

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Municipal tennis and pickleball courts have officially been reopened in the Township of Livingston as of Saturday morning with new safety protocols being put in places to ensure the health and safety of all players.   If these protocols are not followed, the township reserves ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- The Livingston girls basketball team will be changing divisions next winter, while the boys basketball team will remain in its current division. The girls' program will move up to the Liberty Division of the Super Essex Conference from the Colonial Division in which it resided ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — The official closure of all state schools for the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year has impacted every sports program in New Jersey, including the Livingston High School (LHS) track team.  Not being about to run any of the meets on their schedule this spring has not ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — With New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy’s announcement on Monday that schools would remain closed for the duration of the 2020-2021 school year, part of the collateral damage was the cancellation of a spring sports season that never began. Livingston spring sports teams were practicing ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — With the news this week that New Jersey schools will not open until at least May 18, if at all, the likelihood of there being even a curtailed spring sports season at Livingston High School (LHS) grew dimmer. But members of the Livingston baseball team have posted a YouTube ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In order to allow community members to continue playing the game of soccer while still adhering to social-distancing recommendations, the Livingston Soccer Club (LSC) has designed a free, virtual training program for players of all ages and is also organizing a town-wide FIFA 20 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Two members of the Livingston girls basketball team were chosen to the 2020 Super Essex Conference Colonial Division First Team. Lauren Belcuore and Ava Intile, both juniors, represent the Lady Lancers on the first team, which was selected by county coaches. Belcuore, a ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Agostino Petrillo of Livingston was named to the 2020 Super Essex Conference All-American Division Wrestling Team. Petrillo had the distinction of wrestling in three different weight classes during the course of the season, taking part in matches at 126, 132 and 138 pounds. He ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- After coming back from a nine-point deficit in the fourth quarter, the Livingston girls basketball team lost to Union City in overtime, 50-47, in the first round of the Section 1, Group 4 state tournament Tuesday night. Livingston (18-8) trailed, 34-25, going into the fourth ...

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NORTH BERGEN, NJ -- Despite a hot shooting game for Abe Rimatzki, Livingston's boys basketball team was eliminated from the Section 1, Group 4 state tournament with a 61-47 loss to North Bergen Tuesday night. Rimatzki, a senior guard, sank five 3-pointers and finished with 24 points for the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- Three members of the Livingston High School wrestling team grappled their way to the semifinal round of the NJSIAA Region 3 tournament this weekend. Stratos Kantanas, Max Lee and Aidan Carmody all advanced through the first two rounds of the tournament, contested over three ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- Livingston High School wrestlers turned in strong efforts as the Region 3 tournament opened Wednesday night. Seven Lancer wrestlers won their first-round matches and moved on to the quarterfinals, which begin Friday at 5:30 p.m. at West Orange High School. Results: 106 ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ — Two first-place finishes by senior Philmon Mehari highlighted the Livingston High School boys' indoor track team performance at the Section 1, Group 4 championships on Saturday. Livingston placed fourth in the team standings with 249 points, with Mehari claiming two gold medals ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Five members of the Livingston wrestling team reached the championship round in the District 9 tournament hosted by Livingston High School on Saturday. Livingston finished second in the team standings with 140 points, trailing only Delbarton (321). Lancer wrestlers Aidan ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Despite a valiant effort in Thursday’s “Senior Night” matchup, the Livingston boys basketball team’s win streak came to an end by way of a 44-41 loss to Orange. “We fell behind early and [Orange] is a real good team,” said head coach Dave Cohen. “We knew they were good, and when ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Livingston broke open a close game in the third quarter and went on to post a 48-37 girls basketball victory over Verona on Tuesday. Ava Intile collected 17 points and seven rebounds for Livingston (17-5), which outscored Verona, 17-9, in the third quarter to open a 40-26 ...

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ROSELLE, NJ -- Livingston held Summit scoreless in the opening quarter, but the Hilltoppers came back with three goals in each of the next two periods for a 6-3 victory over the Lancers in the semifinal round of the McInnis Cup Tuesday night at Warinanco Rink. Dylan Foley gave Livingston ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Faculty members from Burnet Hill Elementary School emerged victorious in a head-to-head competition that was the first of its kind in Livingston. A friendly basketball game between teachers from Burnet Hill and Riker Hill was recently held at Heritage Middle School, where ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- The Livingston boys basketball team held off a late rally to defeat Millburn, 44-42, Thursday night. Abe Rimatzski scored 13 points and grabbed four rebounds for the Lancers (11-9), who had leads of 24-17 after one half and 36-24 after three quarters before Millburn came ...

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MILLBURN, NJ -- Defensive excellence has been a consistent ingredient in the Livingston girls basketball team's season to this point. The Lancers maintained their customary miserly ways on that end of the floor, and also put together an impressive offensive showing in a decisive second quarter ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- After losing by one point in its previous game, the Livingston girls basketball team came back to win by a point, 39-38, over Mount St. Dominic Tuesday night. Ava Intile and Aliza Gelman each scored 14 points for the Lancers (15-5), who took a seven-point lead after one quarter ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -- The Livingston boys basketball team rallied in the fourth quarter for a 47-43 victory over Nutley Tuesday night. Evan Goldenstein scored 17 points, including 10 from the foul line, for the Lancers (10-9), who finished the game outscoring Nutley, 15-8, in the fourth quarter. Kyle ...

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MILLBURN, NJ -- The Livingston wrestling team scored a 57-18 victory over Pingry in the Paul Finn Duals at Millburn High School. During the day, the Lancers (11-5-1) also were outscored by Raritan, 39-23. Livingston next will wrestle against West Orange Monday evening as the Section 1, Group 5 ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Livingston established a 12-point lead after one quarter and went on to a 40-20 girls basketball victory over Montclair Thursday night. Aliza Gelman scored 13 points for the Lancers (14-4), who shot to a 16-4 lead in the opening quarter. By halftime, Livingston had a 25-8 lead, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- The Livingston wrestling team pinned three opponents en route to a 41-24 victory over West Orange on Wednesday night. Stratos Kantanas, Max Lee and Tyler Stolfi of Livingston each scored pins in their individual matches. The only pin recorded by West Orange was by Collin Uhler ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Livingston rallied from an early eight-point deficit and came on to defeat Shabazz, 58-51, in boys basketball Tuesday night. Evan Goldenstein scored 12 points for the Lancers (9-8), who fell behind, 18-10, before rallying to take a 32-31 halftime lead. Abe Rimatzki finished ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Livingston built a 16-point halftime lead and went on to a 43-25 girls basketball victory over Shabazz Monday in the preliminary round of the Essex County Tournament. Ava Intile scored 11 points for Livingston (12-4), which had a 30-14 halftime lead after putting together a ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- The Livingston boys basketball team broke open a nine-point game with a huge second half and went on to a 75-31 victory ovet Montclair-Kimberley Academy in the preliminary round of the Essex County Tournament on Saturday. Jake Cohen scored 18 points for the Lancers (8-8), who ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- The Livingston ice hockey team won its fourth consecutive game Friday night, defeating Verona, 6-4, at Codey Arena. Michael Mumm achieved a hat trick, scoring three goals for the Lancers (8-5-4), who came back after trailing, 2-1, after one period. Austin Vecchio finished ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Livingston recorded five pins as its wrestling team defeated a quality Bloomfield opponent by a convincing 48-16 victory Wednesday. Agostino Petrillo, Max Lee, Stratos Kantanas, Anthony Newman and Vincent Militello of Livingston (8-3-1) all pinned their opponents. Bloomfield ...

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