SPORTS
TOP STORIES

Millburn Swim Team has Strong Showing at Meet of Champions

August 2, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn Recreation Swimming fielded 36 swimmers in the annual Division II meet at Cedar Grove Community Pool against four other teams including Cedar Grove, East Hanover, Madison and Verona. With over 200 swimmers competing at the individual level, Millburn had the strongest showings in the 8U and the girls 13-14 events.

That same day, each of the four ...

New Jersey Olympian Sydney McLaughlin Turns Pro, Signs With Talent Agency WME

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Olympian and Union Catholic High School alum Sydney McLaughlin, who turned pro after one of the greatest "one and done" seasons in NCAA Track and Field history at the University of Kentucky, has signed with talent agency WME (William Morris Endeavor), according to a report in Sports Business Daily. McLaughlin turned pro after a dazzling freshman year at ...

Betting On Far Hills Steeplechase Races Finally Gets The Starter's Call

FAR HILLS, N.J.— Fans attending the 98th annual running of the Far Hills Races at Moorland Farms on Oct. 20 will find a brand-new attraction — pari-mutuel betting.

The seven-race card offers $850,000 in gross purses, the highest dollar value of any sanctioned steeplechase meeting in North America. The highlight for the 2018 renewal will be the $450,000 Grand National, ...

Millburn 8U Wins NPGL Green C East Regular Season Division

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn 8U baseball team won the regular season division crown in the New Providence Green League Level C grouping with a 7-4-1 record. 

Lead by Head Coach John Motacki and Assistant Coach Ethan Tokar the Millburn 8U battled against the Springfield Minutemen 8U,  Livingston 8U C, Summit 8U Maroon and Westfield White 8U.  

The roster included Aarav Guar, ...

U.S. Junior Amateur: Michael Thorbjornsen Rallies to Edge Akshay Bhatia for Title

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, North Carolina, 1 up, to capture the 71st annual USGA U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at Baltusrol ...

US Junior Amateur: Two Top 10 Seeds Remain, Top-seed Kelly Chinn Out in Round of 32

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, chaos ensued on Thursday at the 71st U.S. Junior Amateur Championship on another ...

US Junior Amateur: Top Nine Seeds Advance, Led by Top-seed Kelly Chinn, to Round of 32

Wednesday’s playoff, round of 64 Scores

Thursday’s round of 32 matchups
(Round of 32 winners advance to the round of 16, starting at 1:15 p.m. EDT)

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - After an early morning eight-player playoff to decide the final three spots of match play later in the afternoon, top-seed Kelly Chinn of Great Falls, Va., led the way for the top nine seeds to advance after the ...

US Junior Amateur: Chinn Earns Medalist and Top-seed honors, Misses Rain Delay, after Second Day of Stroke Play

Tuesday’s Second Round Scores, playoff participants (8 for 3 spots)

Wednesday’s Round of 64 matchups

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Kelly Chinn of Great Falls, Va., continued his stellar play Tuesday morning and missed an afternoon four plus hour rain delay on arguably Baltusrol Golf Club’s toughest layout, the Lower Course.

After shooting a five under 66 on the Upper Course Monday, ...

17 Fascinating Facts About Rutgers Athletics

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 things this took place this past academic year at Rutgers University:

1. Rutgers had four ...

Tee times, Pairings Announced for Start of Next Week’s U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at Baltusrol GC in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. – The USGA U.S. Junior Amateur Championship starts Monday.  The pairings for the first two rounds of the 71st edition were recently announced.

Monday (July 16) and Tuesday (July 17) tee times will be played on the 7,280-yard, par-71 Upper Course and at the 7,313-yard, par-70 Lower Course at Baltusrol Golf Club.

Monday, Tuesday tee times & pairings

The ...

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Millburn/Short Hills