Sports

November 19, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Scoring was not much of a problem for Somerville in Sunday’s Central, Group 3 Final. Finding the end zone on five of its nine drives, there was no question about that.  Stopping Alex Maldjian, however, was a completely different story.  Each time Somerville scored and made ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Senior athletes at Immaculata High School signed letters of intent Thursday, committing to participate in athletics at their chosen colleges. Students who signed, their sport and college include: Peter Gallo of Asbury, baseball, St. Joseph's University Felix Diaz of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The latest chapter of the Somerville vs. Rumson-Fair Haven football rivalry will be written Friday as both squads once again meet in the Central, Group 3 sectional finals. Nothing new, right? But unlike the previous two meetings, there is more at stake than just a trophy. The ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - There were two good reasons to build a gigantic bonfire at Carol Pager Sports Complex last night. Temperatures had dipped in to the 30s, for one. It was also time to "fire up" the Somerville High School Pioneers football team for this weekend's playoff game against the Rumson ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer recorded her 1,000th victory as the Scarlet Knights team Central Connecticut State 73-44 on Tuesday at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway.  Stringer, who is already enshrined in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ — The explosive offense of Somerville, or the suffocating defense of Holmdel? Something will have to give Saturday afternoon.  Throughout the season, Somerville has put up eye-popping numbers seemingly on a weekly basis. In the second round of the playoffs Saturday at 1 p.m., ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Immaculata High School Spartans beat Holy Cross 55-27 in the first round of the state football playoffs held at Brooks Field Saturday night,  Jordan Kinsler's 35-yard touchdown run led the Spartans to an early lead, but the Lancers answered back to tie in the first quarter.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ — As Somerville begins the defense of its 2017 sectional title, the Pioneers took the first steps towards repeating as North 2, Group 4 champs Friday night.  The soaking wet night belonged to senior quarterback Jalahn Dabney, who turned in a performance for the ages. Dabney rushed ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Immaculata Boy’s Soccer, led by Coach Dominic Rice, wrapped up the 2018 regular season with their first ever Skylands Conference Mountain Division title.  Their record was 12-4-1 overall and 10-2 in the conference. The historic season was capped off with a conference win over ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has named Somerset Patriots President/General Manager Patrick McVerrythe 2018 Joe Klein Executive of the Year. The Somerset Patriots also received the Ken Shepard Award For Promotional Excellence for the second consecutive ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball announced Tuesday that shortstop Alfredo Rodriguez and relief pitcher Mike Antonini have been named to the 2018 Post-Season All-Star Team. Rodriguez earns this selection after completing his second season with the Somerset Patriots.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Two football standouts from Somerset County have been nominated to receive the 2018 USA Football Heart of a Giant Award presented by the Hospital for Special Surgery and the National Football League NY Giants. Joseph Ciempola, a senior and captain of the Somerville High School ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Gary Bury is the new Immaculata Spartans Softball Coach. Bringing an impressive background to the Spartan position, Coach Bury started The Central Jersey Fillies Organization in 2009 with the philosophy that “our 'team' truly puts the girls first.” The goal was to provide a ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Immaculata Spartans extended their unbeaten season to 4-0, with their win over the Montgomery Cougars by a score of 22-16 at Brooks Field on Friday night. It was all Spartans in the first half as Pelton Esannason returned the opening kick-off for 45 yards, which led to a ...

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BASKING RIDGE — Somerville has come out as one of the premier girls’ soccer teams in the state early this year, and Sunday, it got a statement win in what is shaping up to be a special fall for the Pioneers.  Playing in the prestigious first-annual “Mountain vs. Seas” girls’ soccer showcase to ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ  - Field goal kicker Franklin Wasserman split the uprights as the clock ran out to cap off a back-and-forth 27-25 win for the Hillsborough Raiders over Colonia High School  in the opening game of the season for the two teams. The Hillsborough junior booted the game-winner from 38 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Fans going to Scarlet Knights football games will find a long list of ways to improve their game day this year, from the convenience of digital tickets, to opportunities for sideline passes to bottomless popcorn buckets, or maybe a healthier BBQ chicken and mushroom ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Fans going to Scarlet Knights football games will find a long list of ways to improve their game day this year, from the convenience of digital tickets, to opportunities for sideline passes to bottomless popcorn buckets, or maybe a healthier BBQ chicken and mushroom ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the eight former Rutgers University football players facing charges from a credit card fraud scheme was released from jail today without bail after a brief court hearing in which the defendant appeared via a video connection from the county jail. Brendan Devera, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the eight former Rutgers University football players facing charges from a credit card fraud scheme was released from jail today without bail after a brief court hearing in which the defendant appeared via a video connection from the county jail. Brendan Devera, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots will host New York Giants legend Mark Bavaro on Wednesday, Aug. 29th at TD Bank Ballpark. Bavaro will be at the 7:05 pm game against the Road Warriors to throw out a ceremonial first pitch, participate in an exclusive Meet & Greet in the Diamond Club, ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- TAPinto Piscataway went one-on-one with Piscataway native, Elijah Barnwell at Rutgers football media day this past Sunday. In an interview with Chris Nalwasky, Barnwell discussed his progress at training camp and coming back from a torn ACL. He also explained how he hopes to ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – At the start of training camp for the Rutgers football team at the beginning of August, there were a few notable position changes. But none were more eye opening and drastic than redshirt freshman Elijah Barnwell switching from offense to defense, from running back to ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - It was an unusual start to a chess match, a game of cat-and-mouse that unfolded away from the board - a 30-minute pursuit of the challenger by his mentor who had taught him the game as a youngster in elementary school more than 20 years ago. Today,they are colleagues, both ...

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SPOTSWOD, NJ - The countdown clock is up and running at the Spotswood Recreation Department's website for the borough's annual Spotswood 5K on Saturday, September 8. The annual Fun Run gets the family-friendly event started at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K hits the streets at 8:45 a.m. Runners and walkers ...

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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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SPOTSWOOD, NJ – Cooperstown, New York is a special place for young and young at heart baseball players and fans. This Empire State village is of course home to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and attracts baseball-loving tourists from all walks of life. In 2020, a Spotswood Youth Baseball and ...

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MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ - Thompson Park will host the Race for Veterans 5K and one-mile run on Sunday, September 9 at 9:30 a.m. The race will be run in honor of SPC. Michael L. Gonzalez and is sponsored by the Butterfly Circle of Friends. The Butterfly Circle of Friends works to assist those in ...

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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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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - There's a lot of promotions planned this fall as part of the Rutgers football season. Single game tickets go on sale Thursday, July 12, with seven home games. There's matchups against Big Ten East opponents Michigan and Penn State, and a first-time cross divisional meeting ...

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