Sports

June 2, 2020

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The borough's annual September 5K will look a bit different this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. This year's Spotswood 5K that is sponsored by the Spotswood Recreation Department will be a virtual one instead of an actual run through the borough. All the proceeds from the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Ioannis Hatzistefanis is better known as Yanni by most people who know him. Hatzistefanis was a member of the Chargers boys varsity soccer team for all four years. The Spotswood native was a part of the Greater Middlesex Conference Blue Division ...

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ALBANY, NY - The Athletic Department of the Sage Colleges announced the recipients of their annual awards in May. Spotswood native Shea Obado received the 2019-20 Sage Men's Lacrosse Gator of the Year award. Obado was a member of Spotswood High School's Class of 2018. While at Spotswood High ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Christopher Moran has been a four-year member of the Chargers boys varsity soccer team. Moran was a part of the Greater Middlesex Conference Blue Division championship team his freshman and senior years. The title-winning season during Moran's freshman ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The 2020 spring high school sports season was the season that wasn't because of the coronavirus pandemic. For Spotswood High School senior athletes, it was their last opportunity to pull on the Chargers blue and gold for one final season. Spotswood High School head softball coach ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Being a part of the Spotswood High School cheerleading program was a big part of senior Danielle Moran's time as a Charger. Some of her favorite memories in blue and gold come from being on the sidelines as a part of the varsity cheerleading squads, cheering with her friends. She ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Andrew Bishara was a part of two Greater Middlesex Conference Blue Division championships with the boys varsity soccer team. Bishara won the title along with his teammates as a freshman and again this fall as a senior. Four years ago, the Spotswood ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Softball has been a big part of Spotswood High School senior Jonni Rose Sheehan's time as a Charger. Sheehan played second base and was a part of the Chargers softball program for all four years, playing junior varsity and varsity ball. Her final season was canceled because of the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Kaysi Amelia Fajardo is an avid runner. The Milltown native has been a member of the Spotswood High School cross-country team as well as a hurdler and sprinter for the winter and spring track teams. During her time as a Charger, she has been involved in ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - With uncertainty surrounding the summer of 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Spotswood Recreation Department has announced the cancellation of its upcoming programs and events. For the summer of 2020, the S'Woodstock kickoff, the annual Fishing Derby, the Spotswood ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - When Spotswood High School senior Jessica Addesso attended the 34th Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day at Seton Hall University in February, she took her first basketball coach, her father, with her to the special ceremony. "I'm so proud of Jessica for the young woman ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Karen Mausser joined the Chargers girls tennis team her sophomore year. By junior year, Mausser was a starter, playing second doubles and earning a varsity letter. She played second doubles again this fall and was one of the senior captains as well. Her ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Morgan Alexa Taylor has always had a lot to cheer about. Taylor has been a varsity cheerleader for the past four years. This year she was one of the cheerleading squad's captains. Taylor's hometown heart is in both Spotswood and Helmetta. Her favorite ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Being a part of the Chargers' basketball and softball teams for all four years have been a major part of Jaclyn Gialanella's experience at Spotswood High School. The senior was recently awarded the 2019-20 Greater Middlesex Conference Sportsmanship Award for female athletes.

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Recreation Department has had to cancel its spring programs because of the coronavirus pandemic. A decision has not been made on any of its popular summer programs yet. However, since Spotswood School District students will be continuing remote learning through the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Being on the sidelines with the varsity cheerleaders in the fall is one of Spotswood High School senior Alyson Griggs' most cherished memories as a Charger. The Helmetta native was an October Senior Student-Athlete-of-the-Month and will always remember being a part of the varsity ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Baseball has been a big part of Roger Dantoni's time as a Charger. The Spotswood High School senior is a left-handed pitcher for the baseball team. He also plays first base and all the outfield positions. Dantoni was one of the captains for the spring season, which was recently ...

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NEW JERSEY - On the heels of New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy's Monday announcement that Garden State schools will remain closed for the rest of the academic year, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association officially canceled the spring sports season.  “Following today’s ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Alexa Hologounis has had a lot to cheer about during her time as a Charger. The Helmetta native made the varsity cheerleading squad as a freshman and served as captain for her final season. In addition to cheerleading, Hologounis was a member of the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Youth Baseball and Softball League has announced it will cancel its spring season due to the continued coronavirus shutdown. The SYBSL plans on conducting an extended fall season, which will hopefully begin a some point during the summer months and run through the end ...

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NEW JERSEY - With the state on lockdown and schools on remote learning until at least May 9 because of the coronavirus crisis, the fate of the spring high school sports season remains in limbo. The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association released a statement on Friday, April 10 on the ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - In the wake of the coronavirus shutdown impacting New Jersey, the borough announced on Monday, March 23 that all of its playgrounds are closed until further notice. The restriction includes all park restrooms, basketball and tennis courts. Milltown's parks and open spaces remain open ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Walking and running while still practicing the social distancing guidelines put forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention during the coroavirus crisis has become a popular activity since most residents are attending school and working from home. To make the daily walk ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Before the coronavirus shutdown hit the Spotswood School District last Friday, student athletes from Spotswood High School's winter sports were acknowledged for their contributions at the annual Winter Sports Banquet on March 11. Varsity letters were handed out by coaches at each ...

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WALL TOWNSHIP, NJ - Just a week ago the United States women's soccer team posted a 1-0 victory over Spain in the She Believes Cup. March Madness was getting ready to rev up. A few days later sports leagues across the nation shut down to help prevent the further spread of the coronavirus. The shut ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The final two weeks of the Spotswood Recreation Department's winter programs join the growing list of cornoavirus cancellations impacting the Spotswood and Helmetta communities. According to a mass email by Spotswood Recreation Department Director Bob Hilse, the rec department is ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Milltown Recreation Department activities and programs are canceled until further notice. Milltown Recreation Director Julie F. Petry announce the cancelations. The Milltown School District is closed to students on Friday, March 13 to allow for a teacher in-service to discuss and ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Registration is open for the Milltown Recreation Department's spring programs. The rec department is offering youth soccer, tennis and Fundamental Fours T-Ball this spring. Registration can be completed online, using the Community Pass link. Residents can register for a Community ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Soccer Club is calling all soccer players interested in playing travel soccer. Open tryouts will be help on Tuesday, March 10 and Wednesday, March 11 at 6 p.m. at the Bioshine Field. Tryouts are for boys and girls. The Spotswood Soccer Club is trying out players to ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - The Spotswood High School boys varsity basketball season came to an end on Tuesday with the Chargers 64-39 first round loss to Robbinsville High School in the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group Two Sectional Tournament. Ryan Smith led the Ravens with 22 points. Keith Motusesky downed 14 ...

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