Sports

May 9, 2021

MADISON, NJ - Madison girls lacrosse improved to 7-2 following Saturday’s 10-3 victory over Montclair Kimberley. The Dodgers had 15 shots on goals and 18 ground balls. Shea Baggett scored three goals, Bridget Hanley added two goals and three assists, Brooke Kleiven finished with two goals and an ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham boys lacrosse team may have shown a glimpse of the team it can be this season in the fourth quarter when it pulled away for its 6-2 win over Montclair on Saturday at Cougar Field. Goals by Jack Berger, Ted Manitta and Cullen Decker keyed a 3-0 surge in the fourth ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The Eastside girls basketball team once again made relatively easy work out of their opponents Saturday when they bested the visiting Mounties from Montlclair 53-37. With 12 points each from Ronshanae Austin and Symiaha Brown-Cobb, not to mention the former’s 10 rebounds and ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy today announced that he has eased some restrictions on the number of spectators that can attend high school and other youth sporting events both indoors and outdoors. "I want to start with an announcement that I know many athletes and many moms and dads have been ...

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SOUTH RIVER, NJ -- Drew Pearson, the star wide receiver for the great Dallas Cowboys teams of the 1970s, was announced as one of the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2021 on Saturday, Feb. 6. Some local residents will remember that long before his NFL fame, he was a wide receiver and all-state ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — Justin Bergman's second goal of the game in the third period broke a tie and sent West Essex to a 3-2 ice hockey victory over Montclair Monday at Codey Arena. Justin Bergman scored the first goal of the game with an assist from Alex Laglia. Ty Vastola's goal later in the ...

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Kids In Cleats Inc., a nonprofit organization based in Montclair, NJ started The Young Ambassadors program in 2020, before the COVID pandemic. The program was created with the GOAL to teach local kids the importance of giving back while giving them an opportunity to make a real impact not only ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The Eastside High School boys’ varsity football squad entertained Montclair over the weekend with the visitors scoring a touchdown in each period to secure a 28-8 victory. The Ghosts notched their only score in the third quarter when senior quarterback Wymeir Reed fired a successful ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ --After 4 months of work the Joseph Tiseo Ramp Park, located at Memorial Park, is officially reopened to the public following a complete rebuild.  The park, originally opened in 2008, is named after Bloomfield native and groundbreaking BMX competitor Joe Tiseo, who died in 2001 as a ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – Winter is coming for high school sports, but student-athletes will have to wait until 2021 for action. The NJSIAA, New Jersey’s governing body for interscholastic sports, announced the pushback of all winter sports and the cancellation of all formal winter sports tournaments ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Superintendent of Schools Dr. Julie Glazer and Athletic Director Joe Piro announced that Nutley Raiders the football game scheduled for Sat. Nov. 14 against Montclair is canceled following a positive COVID-19 test of an individual associated with the Nutley team. The letter to the ...

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NEW JERSEY -- In response to recent coronavirus outbreaks associated with the conduct of interstate youth hockey activities, Gov. Phil Murphy joined with fellow governors, Janet Mills (Maine), Gina Raimondo (Rhode Island), Chris Sununu (New Hampshire), Phil Scott (Vermont), Ned Lamont ...

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SPRINGFIELD/JERSEY CITY, NJ -- With the sale of the New York Mets to Steve Cohen marking the end of the Wilpon era, fans are re-energized about the team. When they initially bought their stake in 1980, the Wilpons built a winning team and delivered a World Series victory in 1986. However, after the ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Once again the NJSIAA has issued guidance on an upcoming sport and its championship, in direct conflict from published reports and an announcement from a sport’s coaches association. The NJSIAA contradicted an article in northjersey.com which quoted New Jersey Wrestling ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Once again the NJSIAA has issued guidance on an upcoming sport and its championship, in direct conflict from published reports and an announcement from a sport’s coaches association. The NJSIAA contradicted an article in northjersey.com which quoted New Jersey Wrestling ...

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GLEN RIDGE, NJ - Off to a 3-2 start, the Glen Ridge High girls' soccer team has been playing against a tough schedule. And that's just the way the team, and head coach Oscar Viteri, prefer it. The Ridgers were scheduled to be back in action on Oct. 23, when the team hosts Mount St. Dominic ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — The West Orange football team rolled to a 35-6 victory over traditional power Montclair Saturday afternoon at Woodman Field. When Montclair’s Sean Brown caught for a 44-yard touchdown on the final play of the first half, fans were hopeful that the game would end in the ...

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NEW JERSEY — Practice that involves contact and indoor sports scrimmages will once again be possible despite the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday as he signed a new executive order. No. 187 allows for sports to resume activities inside defined as “medium risk” and “high risk” ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A group of young black fathers came together to host a community kickball game on September 26 in Glenfield Park as a means of providing a positive srvice to the community. The organizers explained that the casual game allows participants to recapture their youth, get some great ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION — The New Jersey summer flounder season ended September 19, and with northeast winds gusting to 30-knots and seas of 5-6-feet, few, if any, boats fished on the final day. Now that the fluke season is over, it is time to look to the fall and begin seeing what other fish ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – NJSIAA (New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association), the governing body for high school sports in New Jersey, has announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with the NFL. The organization will host a two-day, virtual diversity, bias, and cultural competence workshop for ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — More than 40 years after scoring a memorable hole -in- one, Agnes Olsson – one of the original charter members, and the lone surviving matriarch of the Rutgers Women’s Golf Association (RWGA) – returned to the Rutgers University Golf Course to celebrate another major milestone: her ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - Newly appointed New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Chief Operating Officer Colleen Maguire made the case that allowing New Jersey high schools to return to the field in the fall is not only safe, but a necessary step in a statement published on the NJSIAA ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -  “Go outside and play!” is the message that is coming from the NJSIAA, as it released its latest set of guidelines for the Return-to-Sports for the Fall of 2020.  Fall sports, with the exception of gymnastics and girls volleyball, will continue according to the current schedule, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The return of Coach Greg Schiano to the sidelines will have to wait after the Big Ten voted Sunday to cancel the fall sports season. The schools voted 12-2 to call off the fall sports season in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to several published ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- The Somerset Patriots hosted the New York metropolitan area's first professional baseball game of 2020 when they took on the New Jersey Blasters on Friday, July 17, at TD Bank Ballpark.  The newly created Blasters are composed mostly of New Jersey residents, including players ...

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TRENTON, NJ – During his COVID press briefing on Tuesday, July 22, Gov. Phil Murphy took the time to clarify Monday’s Exec Order on the resumption of contact drills and practices for high-risk sports and activities. “All contact activities can only be conducted outside,” the governor ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -  The NJSIAA also released the Phase 2 Guidelines for teams returning to the field. These guidelines will be in place after teams successfully complete Phase 1.  PHASE 2 GUIDELINES Rationale Phase 2 allows for increased team activities as it pertains to skills and drills ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - The NJSIAA released its "Return to Play" guidelines on Friday, which essentially pushed back the start of the 2020 Fall Season one month, while eliminating half of the rounds of the state playoffs. If there is a change in the Governor’s Road Back, Restart and Recovery Plan for ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - The NJSIAA took one step closer to fall sports in 2020, with the release of the Phase I regulations by the NJSIAA COVID-19 Medical Advisory Taskforce.  The task force is chaired by former NJSIAA Executive Committee president Mary Liz Ivins.  She is joined Dr. Jack Kripsak, ...

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