Sports

February 11, 2019

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 ...

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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 ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- But he can’t score. Three days after Princeton wrestling coach Chris Ayers said that Rutgers 149-pounder Anthony Ashnault couldn’t score on the Tigers’ Matt Kolodzik, Ashnault, who is ranked No. 2 at the weight, defeated No. 1 Kolodzik by major decision. Ashnault’s triumph ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have signed right-handed pitcher Jake Joyce, who has spent theh past four seasons in the Frontier League. “I’m really excited to start a new chapter with the Patriots,” said Joyce. “By knowing a couple of players from last year’s team, I was able to follow ...

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SOMERVILLE – When his team was scoring in abundance early on Thursday, Immaculata head coach Ryan McKeever knew his Spartans had fallen in love with playing a fast transition style against Rutgers Prep. Rutgers Prep is a team loaded with Division I players and exceptional athletes who shine ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have re-signed Atlantic League All-Star outfielder Justin Pacchioli for the 2019 season. “I couldn’t be more excited to be able to put the Patriots jersey back on again this year,” said Pacchioli. “We still have a lot to accomplish with a great group of ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have re-signed All-Star catcher Yovan Gonzalez for the 2019 season. “I’m really happy to be back with the team again this year,” said Gonzalez. “I’m also really excited and ready to get a chance to bring the trophy back to Somerset! Let’s go!” Gonzalez ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ -  Immaculata High School will welcome its sixth Hall of Fame class during an induction ceremony on March 21 at The Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, NJ with a gala reception highlighted by a video presentation, remarks by the inductees or their representatives, and a ...

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SOMERSET PATRIOTS SIGN NEW JERSEY NATIVE JAMES PUGLIESE   BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have signed of right-handed pitcher James Pugliese for the 2019 season. His rights were acquired in a trade with the York Revolution for the rights to infielder Nate Coronado. “I’m really ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Each season the Spotswood High School girls varisity basketball team dedicates one of their remaining home games to a different charity. This year the team is hitting the court on February 4 to help Appleby Elementary fourth grader Nicholas DeLieto in his very personal quest. The ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - From the sandlot to the backyard to the baseball field, Cooperstown, New York attracts baseball fans young and young at heart. Cooperstown is of course the home of the National Baseball League's Hall of Fame. South Brunswick's U12 baseball team is headed to the iconic baseball ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have signed 2018 Atlantic League left-handed pitcher Luis Cruz for the 2019 season. “I am very happy to be able to play with the Somerset Patriots this season,” said Cruz. “I will do everything in my power to help this team win.” Cruz enters his first ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots will host a special 50th Anniversary Celebration of the 1969 World Series Champion New York Mets at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday, June 9. Four members of the 1969 World Series Championship team will be in attendance to be honored down on the field during the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have re-signed left-handed pitcher and 2018 Atlantic League Post-Season All-Star Mike Antonini for the 2019 season. “I’m grateful to be back with the Patriots for another season,” said Antonini. “I look forward to contributing in any way I can to help ...

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HAMPTON, VA-- The South Plainfield High School wrestling team took a trip down south this weekend to take part in the 39th annual Virginia Duals tournament. The prestigious invitational regularly attracts some of the best teams in the country, and this year, the Tigers get to go home with ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The No. 24 Rutgers wrestling team went to battle with No. 3 Oklahoma State and the historic visiting Cowboys defeated the Scarlet Knights, 26-5, at the Rutgers Athletic Center. The loss moves Rutgers’ dual meet record to 7-3 overall while Oklahoma State improved to ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots have announced that single game tickets for the 2019 season will go on sale Jan. 14.  Tickets will be on sale beginning at 10 a.m. in person at the ticket office located at TD Bank Ballpark, over the phone by calling 908-252-0700, or online at ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Atlantic League All-Star shortstop Alfredo Rodriguez has signed a contract and will return to the Somerset Patriots for a third straight season in 2019. He is the first player signed by the Patriots for the upcoming season, which begins April 26 at TD Bank Ballpark. “I’m ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots 2018 coaching staff - Glen Barker,Third Base/ Hitting; Jon Hunton Pitching Coach/ Director of Baseball Operations and Fox Beyer, a volunteer Assistant Coach will return for the 2019 season. “Around the turn of the new year, every year, I find myself getting ...

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MINNESOTA - High level Big Ten wrestling was on display today in Minneapolis, as No. 12 University of Minnesota hosted No. 11 Rutgers University for a conference dual. Key wins from its standouts and a pair of late comeback wins kept the Scarlet Knights in striking distance up until the end of ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Alexandra DeGaris of Hillsborough has been named Immaculata High School’s new Girls Lacrosse coach. A recent graduate of Rowan University - a Division III program - and a 2015 graduate of Hillsborough HS where she was a standout player, DeGaris holds double degrees in Education ...

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SUMMIT, NJ — Jaden Honis was limited to just one point in the first half Friday night, but turned that around in the second half to produce the performance of a lifetime. The junior guard went off for 36 points during the second half and three overtimes, finishing with a career-best 37 points to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Senior guard Travis Cumber scored 24 points and handed out 13 assists to lead East Brunswick to an 81-72 boys basketball victory over North Brunswick for the championship of the Brunswick Holiday Tournament Saturday afternoon. Even a team with as much athleticism and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ — Immaculata High School has started strong this season, showing opponents just how complete an offensive team it can be.  In large part, that is because of the Spartans’ firm understanding of how to be unselfish, how to create the open shots and to utilize their talent to the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Seemingly each time Somerville forged attempts to reclaim the momentum Thursday night, Chatham administered quick answers to pull it right back. Specifically, those answers were coming down low from the Cougars’ deadly high-low duo of E.J. Leskauskas and Andrew ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers (6-5) battled back from a 15-point first half deficit to defeat Columbia (3-8) 68-65 in overtime Saturday afternoon at the RAC. The Scarlet Knights relied on both familiar and fresh faces to limit the Lions high-scoring offense and to improve to 23-4 in non-conference home ...

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It was a tremendous honor on December 3 to induct the largest, most impressive Hall of Fame class in NJSIAA history. This stellar, 16-member group entering the NJSIAA Gallagher/Bollinger Hall of Fame includes an Olympic Gold Medalist, a Heisman Trophy winner, a Cy Young Award winner, a NCAA ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - There are few things better in college wrestling than a good old-fashioned rivalry dual, and there aren’t too many states better at having them than New Jersey. The crowd at Rutgers Athletic Center certainly made it seem that way, as the Rutgers wrestling team, ranked No. 25 in ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ — There's plenty to look forward to as Chris Nevolo takes the reigns of the Somerville boys’ basketball team this season, with the season-opener Friday night against Warren Hills.  After bowing out in the first round of the state tournament last season, the Pioneers return to the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ — The Immaculata High School basketball team will have a new look when it begins the season Friday night against a talented Ridge team, having lost an incredible foursome of talented starters, all of whom are playing ball as freshmen on the collegiate level.  However, with the ...

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