Sports

August 2, 2018

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - The 2018 season was a magical one for the Mountainside 8U baseball team as the squad captured the district, regional, and state tournaments. Mountainside’s record across the three tournaments was flawless as the team finished a perfect 17-0. After falling short in the 2017 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Throughout the past three football seasons, Mike Magliacano has been a stalwart on Gov. Livingston’s defensive line.  The recent GL graduate and future Muhlenberg Mule finished his varsity career with 67 tackles and eight sacks over the course of those three seasons, while ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Governor Livingston boys varsity lacrosse program presents the first annual Celtic-Highlander lacrosse camp to be held from July 30 through August 2, 2018 at Snyder Avenue Park.  Two camps are offered, a full equipment Lacrosse Camp (2nd – 9th grades) as well as the ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - The Mountainside 8U baseball team won their first district tournament in 10 years in a dominant fashion. The young team went 6 and 0 for the district tournament and qualified for the states that begins July 12.  The Mountainside 8U team won four games against New Providence ...

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There may be no American 'side' at this year's FIFA World Cup in Russia, but there is a Garden State connection, one that is vital to every match -- the ball itself. The official match ball -- the adidas Telstar 18 -- is named and designed after the Telstar satellite, which was developed right ...

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FAR HILLS, N.J. — The tradition continued at the Mars Essex Horse Trials with the successful revival of the second competition, June 23 and 24, following a 19-year absence. This June also marked 50 years since the event was founded by the Haller Family at their Hoopstick Fam. Australia's Ryan ...

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FAR HILLS, N.J. — Day one of the Mars Essex Horse Trials & Family Country Weekend is in the books. The event concluded on Sunday, June 24. Kaitlin Clasing and Warren LVS were the winners of the Open Preliminary, Ryan Wood and Ruby topped the Preliminary Essex Division and Juliana ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Livingston High School’s Victoria Vanriele was named Gatorade New Jersey Girls Track & Field Player of the Year, which recognizes "the most outstanding high school athletes for their athletic excellence, academic achievement, and exemplary character." The ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Cranford soon-to-be senior Johnny Bush took his shot to qualify for a USGA championship on Wednesday. Bush shot a 6-over-par 76 (38-38) to finish in a five-way tie for 21st place in a U.S. Junior Amateur Sectional Qualifier at the par 70, 6,558-yard Shackamaxon Country Club ...

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EWING, NJ - Governor Livingston’s Victoria Vanriele won her second consecutive outdoor 800m championship at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions on Saturday, June 9, at Northern Burlington Regional High School. Vanriele blazed across the finish line in 2:06.68, lowering her personal best and school record ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Ann Clifton, the director of health, physical education and athletics will stay in the Berkeley Heights School District. The Board of Education voted to rescind the acceptance of her resignation at the June 7 meeting. The board had accepted Clifton’s resignation from her ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Former Governor Livingston standout and Penn State sophomore Ryan Davis of Berkeley Heights attempted to secure his spot in his first-ever attempt at golf’s second major Monday and was in contention all the way until the final and 36th hole of his day. Davis shot a 4-under-par 138 ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Gov. Livingston baseball team was dealt a season ending blow by Metuchen as the Bulldogs upset the No. 1 seeded Highlanders 8-3, Tuesday afternoon in Berkeley Heights. After Gov. Livingston had taken a 2-0 first inning lead, Metuchen scored five second inning runs and ...

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JACKSON, NJ - Three Governor Livingston track athletes were crowned NJSIAA Central Group 2 Champions at the sectional meet this past Friday and Saturday at Jackson Liberty High School: Victoria Vanriele in the 400 meter dash and 800 meter run, Alexa Saldida in the discus, and Doug Ladzinski in the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Sofia Mouchtaris set off a wild dugout clearing celebration when she drilled a 3-2 pitch into center field scoring teammate Aislinn O'Keefe with the winning run to give Gov. Livingston  5-4  walk-off victory over Summit in the semi-finals of the North Jersey II, Group 3 state ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- After a 12-4 loss against Lenape Valley, the Highlanders closed their season by saying farewell to the seven seniors on the team. Brandon Gyory, Gavin Jakositz, Aidan Malave, Kyle Merz, Jon Nevius, Kyle Wahlers, and Jared VanOostendorp have all finished their lacrosse careers ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Will Jennings slugged a pair of two run homers and DJ Gonnelli pitched a complete game three hitter as Gov. Livingston defeated South Plainfield 11-2 in the quarter finals of the Central Jersey, Group II tournament, Thursday afternoon in Berkeley Heights. Gov. Livingston, ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Senior DJ Gonnelli, 6-0, pitched a masterful 72 count complete game against defending champion Westfield Blue Devils to capture a 6-2 victory for the second ever Union County Baseball Championship title for Gov. Livingston. For his domination on the mound, Gonnelli is named ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- The Gov. Livingston softball team claimed a thrilling 18-7 victory over the Westfield Blue Devils while honoring its six graduating seniors. Although Westfield scored four runs in the first inning, the Highlanders were able to snatch the momentum with their sensational nine ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - The Berkeley Heights 6th grade lacrosse team competed in the Cranford Tournament last Sunday and captured their first season win by defeating the Renegades, 10-2, in the third and last game of the day. This newly formed team also played hard against New Providence and Scotch Plains ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Tyler McCulloch hit a grand slam and Liam Hulburt pitched five shutout innings as the top seed Gov. Livingston eliminated 16th seed Carteret in the opening round of the Central Jersey, Group II playoffs, Monday in Berkeley Heights. The Highlanders jumped out to a 4-0 first ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Governor Livingston varsity softball team only needed 5 innings to secure a victory against Kennedy on Monday. Though Kennedy scored first in the top of the first inning, the Highlanders scored 11 unanswered points in the first three innings to make the score 11-1. This ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - In what is believed to be the team’s first-ever sectional championship victory, the third-seeded Governor Livingston Highlanders boys tennis team defeated the Somerville Pioneers. Victories in the second and third singles and first doubles matches helped the Highlanders capture ...

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FORT LEE, NJ - Gov. Livingston boys tennis (13-4) reaches the NJSIAA North 2 Group 2 State Sectional final with an "intense" 3-2 defeat of No. 2 seed Fort Lee on Thursday.  No. 3 seed Gov. Livingston reached the finals by defeating No. 6 seed Voorhees, 5-0, in the quarterfinals after having a ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Gov. Livingston, despite no-hitting Cranford, saw their 18 game win streak snapped as the Cougars took advantage of four Highlander errors to stun the newly crowned UCT champs, 3-2, Thursday afternoon in Cranford. Liam Hulbert and Ryan Monroy combined to hold the Cougars hitless ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- The Highlanders defeated Somerville 13-6 to advance in the state tournament. GL started strong. They scored four runs in the first inning and kept Somerville without a run, but Somerville tied the game up at 4-4 in the third off of two doubles. In the fourth inning, Jamie ...

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