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Buddy Basketball All-Star Game Lets Everyone Shine

March 11, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - It's hard to believe that the Buddy Ball All-Star Game has been in East Brunswick for the past twelve years, yet it is still one of the premier sports events in the township.  Says Mayor Brad Cohen, "It is a true East Brunswick experience.  It's really something special about our town."

"Twelve years ago, our goal was to showcase the ...

Ashnault Earns Third Big Ten Championship; Becomes RU's All-Time Wins Leader

Scarlet Knights history was made this weekend at the Big 10 Wrestling Championships tournament in Minneapolis. For the first time in Rutgers program history, two Scarlet Knights made it to the tournament's final round, and both of them came out on top to take first-place finishes. South Plainfield native Anthony Ashnault took home the first place title at 149-pounds, and Nick Suriano won the ...

DelVecchio pulls of last-second escape to book spot in state championship bout; Sacco and Niemeyer alive in wrestlebacks

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - One second. Zach DelVecchio had just one second to score off an escape, or his dreams of making it to the NJSIAA state tournament championship final would be coming to a definitive end. Most wrestlers wouldn’t be able to rise to the challenge in that situation, but DelVecchio isn’t like most wrestlers. The South Plainfield 220-pound willed his way to a ...

South Plainfield wrestling moves four to state tournament's quarterfinals; Five to compete in wrestlebacks.

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - The first day of action in the NJSIAA state wrestling tournament is in the bag, and with the dust settled, four South Plainfield wrestlers remain in championship brackets.

Zach DelVechhio, Luke Niemeyer, Joe Sacco, and Anthony White all won their first and second round matches to stay alive in the hunt for the top spot of the podium in their respective weight ...

Girls Put a Lady Bears Spin on EBHS Wrestling Team

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - When Anushka Karande moved to America from India last year, she experienced the usual challenges —making new friends, finding her way around, and trying to fit in.

The East Brunswick High School sophomore had been a student of various martial arts, including Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai, and was a competitive MMA fighter. But in New Jersey, she struggled to find the right ...

Spotswood's Derek Zelesnick Claims First District Wrestling Title For St. Joe's In 32 Years

MILLBURN, NJ - Saint Joseph's of Metuchen has not had a district wrestling title in more than three decades. That changed this weekend when Spotswood native Derek Zelesnick took the mat as the fifth seed in the District 14 Wrestling Tournament at Millburn High School. St. Joe's finished in fifth place with 60 points, but it was Zelesnick who put the Falcons on the map with his surprise ...

South Plainfield Earns Program-Record Fourth-Consecutive Group Title with win over High Point

TOMS RIVER, NJ - There are very few teams in the state of New Jersey, regardless of sport, that can come close to matching the level of excellence South Plainfield High School wrestling has achieved over the years.

On Sunday evening, at Toms River’s RWJ Barnabus Arena, this year’s Tigers wrestling team furthered that dominance, and etched itself as one of the most notable lineups ...

Report: Rutgers Women's Basketball Player Suspended After Arrest

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A player Rutgers University women's basketball team player was suspended following her arrest on simple assault charges, according to a news report.

Rutgers police arrested Caitlin Jenkins Saturday for an off-campus incident in New Brunswick and charged her with simple assault and criminal mischief, according to a report in the Asbury Park Press. 

The senior ...

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