Sports

October 15, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Gov. Livingston football team celebrated Senior Day in style with a convincing 28-12 win over neighboring Scotch Plains-Fanwood Saturday afternoon in Berkeley Heights. It was the Gov. Livingston seniors who fittingly led the way as the Highlanders' win kept their quest ...

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UNION, NJ - Governor Livingston Girls Volleyball  defeated Union High School, a UCC volleyball powerhouse, 2-1, on Wednesday in front of the home crowd. After losing to them earlier in the season, the girls were pumped up for a challenge.   Union competes in in the higher section of the Union ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Gov. Livingston Highlander football team will honor 21 senior players and their families prior to a critical face off with the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raiders on Saturday afternoon in Berkeley Heights. The Senior Day ceremony will begin half hour before the slated 1:30 ...

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ELIZABETH – Allie Sciacchitano found herself with a marvelous scoring opportunity with the second half clock ticking away, and the junior didn’t waste the chance. Sciacchitano delivered the decisive goal when she scored from 20 yards into the upper left-hand corner to give ninth-seeded Gov.

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - After an exciting come from behind win against Linden in the Preliminary round of the Union County Tournament, 10th seeded Gov. Livingston fell to seventh seeded Roselle, 1-0, in the first round on Tuesday in Roselle. Recap of Saturday's UCT Preliminary Round GL Beats ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Senior captain Bella Sottosanti led the Gov. Livingston volleyball team with 11 assists when the Lady Highlanders recently edged past the Hilltoppers of Summit in a nail-biting two set victory (27-25, 25-21). In the three set battle against Rahway, she had a double-double ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Livingston High School Girls Volleyball began its second month of the season with an impressive win over Summit. GL defeated Summit in two neck-and-neck sets on Tuesday to improve its record to 4-3. The Summit Hilltoppers have proved to be serious competition in ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS - The level to which the Gov. Livingston girls’ soccer team elevated its play on Thursday was impressive, even if the result was not what was desired. “We played our best game of the year by far,” Highlanders’ coach Mike Roof said. “I thought we carried much of the play for long ...

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LINDEN, NJ - Gov. Livingston bounced back from Saturday's 2OT loss to Dayton with a 3-0 shutout over Linden at Tiger Stadium on Tuesday. The boys started strong and controlled much of the early going. They reaped their reward when Ethan Proper scored on a breakaway with a great finish, going ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS – Sophomore Samantha Erickson has been increasingly called upon to make things happen in the attack for the Gov. Livingston girls’ soccer team. It may seem a daunting challenge, but the sophomore has responded. Erickson delivered the initial goal in the first half before ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- The Highlander Booster Club is holding its Fall Parent Social, with a Feast of San Gennaro Theme from 7:30 - 11:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Pantagis Renaissance, Scotch Plains. There will be a DJ, Corn Hole, a Basket Raffle, 50/50 and lots of great food, including assorted ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Governor Livingston boys soccer team lost a heartbreaker to John Dayton High School on Saturday, September 29th, falling 2-1 in overtime. Despite an early Justin Ladzinski goal, Coach Bruno Somma’s team struggled to produce offense for the rest of the game. Early in ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Governor Livingston Boys and Girls Cross Country teams competed at the Garret Invitational meet on Saturday, September 29 in the historic Woodland Park. The Garret Invitational offered a range of divisions for each gender to compete in, including freshman, sophomore, junior ...

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Editor's note: Photo credits John Haddad  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - While a tie is never a desired result, Saturday night's scoreless field hockey match-up between Governor Livingston and Scotch Plains-Fanwood had the feeling of a victory nonetheless to Lady Highlanders' head coach Gina ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - If you watched Gov. Livingston tailback Jayson Schmidt rip off chunks of yardage during the Highlanders preseason scrimmages, you knew that it would be just a matter of time before the talented sophomore would put up some big numbers in an upcoming regular season game. After ...

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UNION, NJ - The Highlanders traveled to the Conference-leading Union High School to take on the undefeated Farmers.  The highly rated Union team dominated the early possession but Coach Somma had his squad well drilled and they were able to keep the score at 0-0 through the first half.  Early ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Governor Livingston Lady Highlanders defeated the Union Catholic Vikings by a score of 5-0 on Thursday at home. Freshman Allie Post scored twice while Allie Sciacchitano, Kaylee Vreeland, and Emily Pires each contributed with one apiece. Post netted her first goal ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston volleyball levels record with a total team effort victory in straight sets (25-11, 25-21) over Roselle Catholic on Tuesday in Berkeley Heights. Ashley Parker recorded 9 kills and 2 digs and Leah Dooley tallied 8 kills, 1 dig, and 1 ace in the victory. Bella ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Ethan Proper was feeling the frustration after three consecutive setbacks, but on Monday he helped ignite the Gov. Livingston attack that put the club back on the winning path. The elusive sophomore finished with a goal and an assist and Connor Bigelow came through with 10 ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston sophomore Kaylee Vreeland led the 5-1 Lady Highlanders with two goals and an assist in the 3-0 victory over Dayton on Saturday.  Freshman Allie Post notched a goal and an assist and senior Catalina Abusada recorded an assist in the win. Junior goalie Sarah ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston sophomore  back Jayson Schmidt  ran for three scores and senior defensive back Noah Truncale broke open a close game with a fourth quarter pick six as the home team Highlanders defeated North Plainfield 32-16, Friday night in Berkeley Heights. Schmidt who ...

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JAMESBURG, NJ - Governor Livingston Girls and Boys Cross Country teams competed at the Thompson Park Class Meet on Saturday, September 22 in Jamesburg. Runners in this meet were grouped according to class year and gender. All participating sophomores, juniors, and seniors ran a distance of 5,000 ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Freshman girls varsity soccer player Allie Post is making an immediate impact on the soccer field on a daily basis. Through the first six games of the season, she leads the team with seven goals and four assists.   For her early success in scoring a hat-trick in the 6-1 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ-  The Governor Livingston Highlanders girls varsity soccer team took to the road to continue their success of the early point of the season against their crosstown rivals, the New Providence Pioneers. The Lady Highlanders took an early lead on a goal from sophomore Samantha ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS - Ben Peng and his New Providence teammates were a bit frustrated after misfiring on some promising offensive first-half opportunities against neighboring rival Gov. Livingston on Thursday. “We had a lot of chances and out-shot them in the first half, but we just couldn’t put it ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Gov. Livingston lost a 3-1 battle in Monday's torrential rain to neighboring rival Summit Hilltoppers in Summit. The game was evenly matched during the first half as the players battled each other and the elements, but Summit grabbed the advantage with a goal a minute before ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - While its season is still in the early stages, the Governor Livingston girls soccer team made a statement with its 4-0 road victory over Oak Knoll on Monday afternoon in Chatham. "It was the most complete game we've played so far this year," said Gov. Livingston head coach Mike ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - With 38 seconds left in 7 v 7  overtime, Gov. Livingston senior Isabel "Izzy” Kepner  knocked in the game winning goal to give the Lady Highlanders a hard earned 4-3 season opening victory against Union County conference rival Westfield.  Kepner’s game winner, which was ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Cougars completely dominated the second half of play and never allowed the Gov. Livingston offense to gain any traction en route to a 35-0 whitewashing of the visiting Highlanders Friday night  in Cranford. Trailing by a score of 14-0 at the half the Highlanders ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Governor Livingston Highlanders came into Saturday’s match-up with a 2-0 record, confident in their abilities to win, but were outmatched against the Plainfield Cardinals, who with a 1-2 record were desperate for a win. The final score resulting 3-0 Cardinals, with the ...

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