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August 11, 2022

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - This season the 2022 Chargers varsity football season kicks off before the first day of school on September 6. Spotswood takes the field for its season opener on Saturday, August 27 at 2 p.m. against Bishop Eustace Prep at Spotswood High School Stadium. The game is also Armed Forces ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School varsity football team takes the field next week for its first scrimmage at 10 a.m. at Spotswood High School Stadium. Spotswood will scrimmage against multiple schools before heading to Keansburg on Saturday, August 20 for a 9 a.m. matchup with Keansburg ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School Athletic Department will be inducting its third Hall of Fame class on Saturday, October 8 at the Helmetta Community Center. This fall, the inductees include Timothy Logan (soccer and basketball), William Beard (baseball), Jason Pope (tennis), Beth Dickinson ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Rutgers football looks forward to hosting Fan Fest on Sunday, August 7 on the field at SHI Stadium. The event is free and open to the public. Gates open at 3:30 p.m. with free parking available in the Scarlet Lot. Fans will have the opportunity to meet the team and head coach Greg ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School varsity football team opens the 2022-23 season with a special Armed Forces Appreciation Game on Saturday, August 27 at the Spotswood High School Football Stadium. Spotswood's opponent will be Bishop Eustace Preparatory School. Kickoff is at 2 p.m. Prior to ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Runners and walkers get ready for the Spotswood 5K and Fun Run on Saturday, September 10. The one-mile Fun Run kicks off at 8:15 a.m. Walkers get moving on the 5K course through the borough at 8:45 a.m. followed by the runners at 9 a.m. Last year's Spotswood 5K was won by Old ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - It's been a long time in the making thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, but the Spotswood High School Athletic Department will be inducting its third Hall of Fame class on Saturday, October 8 at the Helmetta Community Center. The tradition began in 2004 when Spotswood School ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Calling all former Spotswood High School soccer players. The second annual alumni game is on for Saturday, August 20 at Spotswood High School. Last summer, the first-ever Chargers Soccer Alumni Game featured alumni versus alumni for both the Chargers boys and girls soccer programs.

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EUGENE, OREGON -- Anchored by Dunellen, NJ, native and Union Catholic graduate Sydney McLaughlin, Team USA won the women's 4x400 relay on Sunday night at the World Championships in Eugene, OR, on Sunday evening. Talitha Diggs led off and handed a lead to Abby Steiner, who replaced ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Amy Bacchetti, Failen Conroy, Alison Forsell, Mya Rogando-Lynch, Brandon Curnal, AJ Legakis, Derek Santora and Ethan Williams all graduated Spotswood High School on June 21. Bacchetti, Conroy, Forsell and Rogando-Lynch were members of the Chargers varsity cheerleading squad ...

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EUGENE, OREGON -- Union Catholic HS track legend and Olympic gold medalist has added another accolade to her already impressive resume: she won her first ever World Championship in the 400M hurdles in a time of 50.68s, breaking her own world record in the process Friday Night in Eugene, ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ - Thursday night's New Jersey Little League Section Three championship game did not end the way Milltown Little League's 12U all-star team imagined. Milltown lost 13-2 to Toms River East after defeating the team on Wednesday night to force another matchup yesterday. For the second year ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- The CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton will be one of eight locations to host a Professional Box Lacrosse Association (PBLA) team for its inaugural season set to begin in December 2022, officials have announced. In addition to Trenton, teams will be located in Binghamton, NY; ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ - Milltown Little League's 12U District 10 championship team took advantage of two costly errors by the defending Section Three champs Toms River East on Wednesday night to stave off elimination. Roshan Jagannathan scored on a wild pitch in the sixth inning to keep Milltown alive in ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ - After opening the first-ever New Jersey Little League 8U Section Three Tournament with a 9-4 victory over Blackwood, the Milltown Little League's 8U team fell to Holbrook 1-0 on Tuesday. The loss drops Milltown into the consolation bracket of the double-elimination tournament.

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FREEHOLD, NJ - It was another nail biter for the Milltown Little League's District 10 12U champs on Tuesday night. Milltown faced a win-or-go-home game with Freehold in the New Jersey Little League Section Three Tournament. Both teams had one loss before taking the field in the double-elimination ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ - Milltown faced a tough challenge on Monday night, going head-to-head with the New Jersey Little League Section Three defending champs, Toms River East. Toms River East, the District 18 titleholders, downed Milltown 3-1 in the winner's bracket of the 2022 New Jersey Little League ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ - After winning the New Jersey Little League's first-ever 8U District 10 title, Milltown Little League's 8U team defeated Blackwood 9-4 on Saturday to move into the winner's bracket of the sectional tournament. Milltown took on the District 14 champs Blackwood in the New Jersey ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ - Milltown's 12U District 10 champs picked up a 5-4 victory on Friday in the first game of the double-elimination Section Three Tournament, defeating North Wall. Ryder Redondo hit the game-winning single in a back-and-forth game in the fourth inning to give Milltown the win. North ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - This year is the first time in Little League history an Eight-Year-Old District 10 Tournament has been played, making the championship by the Milltown Little League's 8U team even more noteworthy. On Tuesday, Milltown claimed the inaugural New Jersey Little League District 10 ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - It's another District 10 championship for the Milltown Little League. Milltown had two 12U teams make it to the elimination round of the 2022 New Jersey Little League District 10 Tournament. It was the 12U Gray team that came away with the title on Monday. Milltown defeated ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Once again, Milltown native and North Brunswick resident Kyle Price crossed the finish line first in the 2022 Firecracker 5K on Monday with a time of 16:57.6. Price won last year's Firecracker 5K with the same winning time. He is an alumnus of Spotswood High School and lead the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough tennis enthusiasts will have to find a new place to play this summer. Beginning on or around Monday, June 27, the tennis courts located on Summerhill Road behind the Veteran's Memorial will be closed for renovations. Tennis lovers don't have to hang up the racket this ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way. On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - A dream formed on the basketball courts of Milltown's Joyce Kilmer School and Borough Park came to fruition last week when Spotswood High School senior Roman Carone committed to play NCAA Division Three basketball for Centenary University in Hackettstown. Carone first picked up a ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The Chargers track season concluded on June 10 with five members of the Spotswood High School track and field team competing in the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group Two Group Championships. Despite a great performance by Anthony Legakis, Brandon Bandoy, William Loschiavo, Solan Adams and ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School held its annual Spring Sports Banquet on June 8 to honor all the student/athletes participating on the Chargers varsity and junior varsity baseball, softball, tennis, golf and track and field teams. It was an exciting spring sports season for the Chargers ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - As the spring sports season wraps up, two Chargers received post season baseball honors for their performance on the field for the 2021-22 varsity season this week. Spotswood High School shortstop Casey Cumiskey and pitcher Ryan Poulson were both named to the Greater Middlesex ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Alison Forsell was the top finisher for the Spotswood High School boys and girls track and field teams at the June 3 and June 4 NJSIAA Central Jersey Group Two Sectionals at Middletown North High School. Forsell finished third overall in the javelin, throwing a personal best of ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - It's been a long time since there's been a Soccer Saturday on the Inland Fields on Summerhill Road. Since the now-disbanded Spotswood Soccer Club, most of the borough's soccer-loving kids and teens play in neighboring towns that offer recreational and travel soccer leagues for boys ...

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