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August 6, 2022

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Rutgers football looks forward to hosting Fan Fest on Sunday, Aug. 7 on the field at SHI Stadium. The event is free and open to the public. Gates open at 3:30 p.m. with free parking available in the Scarlet Lot. Fans will have the opportunity to meet the team and head coach Greg ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A affiliate, will be honoring MLB and pinstriped legend, Yogi Berra, at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday Aug. 5. The first 1,000 fans in attendance will receive a Yogi Berra Bobblehead Doll courtesy of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A New Brunswick athlete will be participating this week in a camp in South Carolina aimed at identifying candidates for the first-ever USA Blind Soccer National Team. Cody Kirchner will be joined by 11 other players at the event at Rock Island, S.C., organized by the United ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way. On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Some of Laquan Rankins’ favorite childhood memories took place on the soccer field, where he was known as Thunder for his booming kicks and they called his cousin Lightning because he was shifty and speedy. Thunder and Lightning were a force of nature on city fields for ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – John Quinn, the coach who helped engineer a starting turnaround for the New Brunswick High School football program that included three sectional titles, has announced he is retiring from high school athletics. Quinn, who has most recently served as the athletic director at ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Bike racers from as far as New Zealand, Mexico and Canada wheeled into town Memorial Day to compete in the 77th Tour of Somerville. What has become a Memorial Day tradition is said to be America’s oldest cycling race. A series of races drew top amateur and professional riders ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Corey Tucker was surveying the softball field at Alice Jennings Archibald Park on Monday morning, checking whether the overnight rain would force the postponement of the afternoon’s JV game. “It doesn’t look too bad,” he said, shifting some of the infield dirt with his shoe.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Reda Elaroussi set out to break the New Brunswick High School boys javelin mark. The senior didn’t know he was going to obliterate it. His throw of 157 feet in the season-opening dual meet against Sayreville beat the old mark by almost 30 feet. A small technical adjustment ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - It had been a whirlwind 24 hours for the Somerset Patriots. The team arrived in Central New Jersey Tuesday from their spring training complex in Tampa, Fla. to unpack their gear and get comfortable in the team's clubhouse before an evening banquet at Fiddlers' Elbow Country ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The New York Yankees have announced the 2022 roster for their Double-A affiliate, the Somerset Patriots. New York’s top prospect, INF Anthony Volpe, will start the season in Somerset which competes with seven other teams in the Northeast League. The Patriots first home game of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Kickoff for the annual Scarlet-White Game at Rutgers has been moved back one day, to Friday, April 22.  The football game will be at 7 p.m. at SHI Stadium and admission is free.  The school's athletic department did not indicate why the game has been rescheduled in a press ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year has declared for the 2022 NBA draft. But Caleb McConnell has also left the door for returning to Rutgers for one more season. The senior guard announced on his social media platforms on Monday night that he will explore the 2022 NBA ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The New York Yankees have announced the 2022 coaching staff for the Double-A Somerset Patriots, led by manager Dan Fiorito. Fiorito enters his sixth season with the Yankees organization and his first as manager of the Patriots. He served as the manager of High-A Hudson Valley ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – It’s been 54 years since his final basketball game at the old St. Peter’s High School, and John Somogyi can make a strong argument that he’s still the greatest scorer among boys players this state has ever seen. After all, he played before the advent of the 3-point field ...

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DAYTON, OH - NOTRE DAME 89 – RUTGERS 87 And so the season ended the way many games had been played this year for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights: down to the wire. A team that has thrilled its fans for an entire college basketball season, the Scarlet Knights just couldn’t hold off Notre Dame long ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - They piled into buses, and then minutes later, piled onto a plane that took them to Dayton, Ohio, but the facts are for members of the Rutgers men’s basketball team, they are hoping it’s just one of many stops between now and New Orleans. It’s that time of the year again. The ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have made it to the NCAA Tournament as one of eight teams that will participate in the First Four which takes place prior to the official start of the tournament. Rutgers will square off with Notre Dame on Wednesday night in Dayton, Ohio at 9 p.m., ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers’ Steve Pikiell will earn $16 million in base salary under a four-year contract extension that will keep him courtside through the 2029-30 season. Pikiell, who was getting ready to lead the Rutgers men’s basketball team to a Big Ten showdown with Iowa even as the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers will draw the Iowa Hawkeyes in their Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal on Friday at 2 p.m., which you can hear live on Fox Sports Radio New Jersey 93.5 FM and 1450 AM. The Scarlet Knights (18-12, 12-8) beat the Hawkeyes in a 48-46 thriller in January. That night the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Steve Pikiell guided the Rutgers men’s basketball team to its first NCAA Tournament victory in 38 years last season and led the Scarlet Knights to a stunning upset of No. 1 Purdue earlier this season. Rutgers, which is awaiting to see who it will play in the Big Ten ...

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GREEN BROOK, NJ — Green Brook and New Jersey is ready to cheer on Josh Pauls (Hometown: Green Brook, N.J./Birthplace: New Brunswick, N.J.) who will make his fourth appearance as part of Team USA's sled hockey team in Beijing in the Paralympic Winter Games. Pauls, 29, is a 2011 graduate of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A date with destiny is awaiting New Brunswick senior Bryand Garcia on Thursday morning as the state wrestling tournament starts in Atlantic City. Garcia, who will face off with Hammonton’s Anthony Evangelista at 285 pounds in the opening round, will be carrying the flag for a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The most decorated wrestler in New Brunswick High School’s history looked around at the rolled-up mats Tuesday afternoon and said she was going to miss the hours of grueling work she did in this practice room. Kerly Borbor leaves behind a legacy of hard-fought wins, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The historic Tour of Somerville bike race will return to the downtown retail/restaurant district on Memorial Day (Monday, May 30) after a two-year hiatus forced by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and Tropical Storm Ida in 2021. Arts on Division, the host and organizer of the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Friday marks the Rutgers Scarlet Knights’ annual Pink Out gymnastics meet, and is also Girl Scout ‘Knight’. The Rutgers gymnastics team is set for its second consecutive home meet on Feb. 11, hosting No. 17 Iowa, Ursinus, and Kent State at Jersey Mike's Arena. The meet starts at ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers gymnastics recorded its third-best team vault score in program history to highlight its 2022 home opener at Jersey Mike's Arena. The Scarlet Knights posted three scores of 9.850 to lift the vault score to 49.150, contributing to an overall score of 194.550. RU posted a ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Steve Pikiell's Rutgers men's basketball team has again done something that no other Rutgers team has ever done. The Scarlet Knights defeated the Michigan Wolverines for the first time in school history with the 75-67 victory on Tuesday night at Jersey Mike's Arena. The ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers Athletics announced that effective immediately, attendees at all indoor athletics events must provide proof of full vaccination or proof of a negative COVID19 PCR test within 72 hours of the event accompanied by a photo ID. Doors for all events will open 90 minutes prior to ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick native and high school alumni Mike Elko was recently named Head Coach for Duke University Football earlier this week. Elko will be the 22nd Head Coach for the legendary college football team, according to a press release from Duke University.             ...

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