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New Providence High School Celebrates Fall Season Accomplishments at Sports Awards Ceremony

December 5, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On Monday, New Providence High School (NPHS) held its annual fall sports awards. The ceremony acknowledged all of NPHS's fall athletic teams. 

"This fall season, it was clear that our teams had built incredibly close and tight-knit relationships," said New Providence Athletic Director Vinny Carangelo. "The concept of pursuing team ...

Girls Basketball: New Providence Hopes To Build On Last Season’s Experience

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The combination of pretty much all key players returning from last season’s team and a move to the lower division of the Union County Conference has the New Providence Pioneers girls basketball team thinking big when it comes to expectations this season.

The Pioneers garnered just six wins last season but gained valuable experience playing against some of the ...

Hockey: Gov. Livingston Hockey Overcomes an Early Deficit on Opening Night

UNION, NJ - Scotch Plains believed they had a commanding 2-0 lead over the GL hockey team on Sunday night after the first quarter, but freshman Matt Darata had other ideas.

GL defeated Scotch Plains in the season opener on Sunday, November 25 by a score of 3-2. In a scrappy game, the Highlanders were able to stay focused despite the numerous scuffles to come back from an early 2-0 ...

Football: New Providence Closes Season with Senior Day Loss at Annual Thanksgiving Game

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Gov. Livingston Highlander football team overpowered the New Providence Pioneers in the 2nd half for a 28-17 Thanksgiving Day victory at Lieder Field.

Freezing temperatures may have limited the normally over flowing holiday crowd, but those who braved the elements were treated to an exciting back and forth contest marked by outstanding performances by players from both ...

Gov. Livingston Hockey Kicks Off Season Against Scotch Plains-Fanwood, Sunday, Nov. 25

UNION, NJ - The Gov. Livingston Ice Hockey Team kicks off their season against Scotch Plains-Fanwood on Sunday, Nov. 25 at 8:15 p.m. at Union Sports Arena located at 2441 US Highway 22 W in Union.

Check back with TAPinto Berkeley Heights for previews of Highlander winter varsity sports teams. The Highlander Hockey Team consists of players from Berkeley Heights, Mountainside and New ...

NPHS Seniors Stanton Leuthner and Dylan Bedder Sign to Play College Baseball

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - NPHS seniors Stanton Leuthner and Dylan Bedder have made the decision to continue playing baseball at the next level. 

With their parents, siblings, school administrators, coaches and friends in attendance, Leuthner signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball for Stony Brook University and Bedder signed to play for St. Anselm ...

Boys Soccer: New Providence Loses to Glassboro in PKs in State Championship

UNION, NJ - A sensational season by the New Providence High boys soccer team ended in disappointment as the Pioneers fell just short of winning its first state championship in 19 years, bowing to Glassboro in penalty kicks after 100 minutes of scoreless soccer in the NJSIAA Group 1 final Saturday afternoon at Kean University in Union.

After 80 scoreless minutes of regulation play, the two ...

Boys Soccer: New Providence Heads to State Championship with 1-0 Win Over Waldwick

OAKLAND, NJ - A staunch defense and a timely offense has been a recipe for success for the New Providence High boys soccer team during the 2018 post-season and once again on Tuesday evening each ingredient was vitally important as the Pioneers continued its quest for a state championship.

Senior Devin Mulligan scored the game's only goal late in the second half and junior goaltender Miguel ...

Get Outside with the Freewalkers on 'Take A Hike Day'

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The American Hiking Society established Take A Hike Day, each year falling on Nov. 17, as a way to encourage families and individuals to get outside, and to connect with nature. 

Freewalkers, a non-profit walking group, is challenging people to collectively hike 1,000 miles or more this Saturday to observe Take A Hike Day, and you're invited.

Locally, Freewalkers ...

Lydia Voss Named Joe Eberle Weichert Realtors Pioneer Athlete of the Week for her Contributions on the Court and the Field as a Band Athlete

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - NPHS senior Lydia Voss is named the Joe Eberle Weichert Realtors Pioneer Athlete of the Week for leading the Lady Pioneers to 9 straight wins deep into a State Championship run, ultimately falling to No. 1 seeded Verona in the sectional semifinal round. This achievement was in the mix of Voss' commitment as captain and performing with 2018 National ...

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Union County College Women’s Soccer Team Finishes Season Ranked Third in Nation

December 5, 2018

CRANFORD, NJ  – The Union County College Women’s Soccer Team traveled to Rockford, IL, to compete in the 2018 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Women’s Soccer National Tournament and finished third in the nation. After winning their first game in the tournament, they fell to #2 Delta College by a score of 2-0. This was the College’s first time at ...