NPHS Football Alums Take The Field In The Snapple Bowl

July 24, 2017

UNION, NJ - For one last time, Division 1 bound and recent NPHS graduates Michael Barletta and Hudson Barth represented the Green and Gold in this past Thursday's Snapple Bowl played at Kean University, which saw Union County top Middlesex 27-14 in the 24th ever playing of the event.

Despite having not been part of a team since the end of their high school career's back in November, ...

Snapple Bowl All-Star Game Comes Down to Final Quarter with Union County Win 27-14

UNION, NJ -  In the 24th Snapple Bowl, Union was able to secure the win over Middlesex in a closely contested game. The game came down to the final few possessions but Union came out with a 27-14 win.

Former East Brunswick High School teacher and football coach Marcus Borden, the Snapple Bowl founder and director, has raised close to $600,000 from the games since 1994. The money ...

Sydney McLaughlin: Athlete of the Year, ESPYS, and Sports Illustrated

LOS ANGELES, CA -- The biggest names in high school and professional sports convened in Los Angeles on July 12 as Gatorade honored the top young male and female athletes at the 15th annual Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year awards.


Union Catholic's Sydney McLaughlin received the 2017 Gatorade Female Athlete of the Year honor for the second consecutive year. A ...

Sydney McLaughlin of Union Catholic Repeats as Gatorade Athlete of the Year

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- In a career filled with historic performances, Union Catholic’s Sydney McLaughlin added one final piece of history to her legendary high school track and field career when she became the first athlete, male or female, to win the Gatorade National Athlete of the Year in consecutive years when she received that honor on Tuesday night at the Ritz Carlton in Los ...

Dayton Senior Adam Wuest Facing Battle of His Life with Energy, Faith, and Support

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Throughout this past baseball season, Dayton junior infielder Adam Wuest was one of the main catalysts to a successful 18-6 campaign, leading the Bulldogs with 31 runs scored and tying for the team-lead in stolen bases with 16.

These two statistics are critical for any baseball team, because it means the individual player is getting on base to put his team in a position to ...

Updated: Governor Livingston Alum Anthony DeFranco Advances in 'American Ninja Warrior' Competition with 'Fastest Run of the Night'

Update as of Monday, July 10, 2017 11 p.m.: Anthony DeFranco completed the course with the "fastest run of the night" Monday evening at the Cleveland Qualifiers of the NBC hit show "American Ninja Warrior." Stay tuned to TAPinto Berkeley Heights for the schedule of DeFranco's next run. 

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - After appearing on ...

New Providence BOE Hires Former Coach as New Athletic Director

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Current high school administrator Vincent Carangelo is the new leader of New Providence athletics.

The former head boys lacrosse coach turned vice principal was approved to the Director of Athletics post by the New Providence Board of Education at their meeting on June 29.

“I am honored to have been named the new Director of Athletics for the New Providence ...

2017 Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza Set for July 26

WESTFIELD, NJ — Thousands are expected to participate in Downtown Westfield’s 16th annual 5K & Pizza Extravaganza on Wednesday, July 26, at 7 p.m. Organized by the Downtown Westfield Corporation, the “Pizza Run” attracted more than 2,200 runners and thousands of spectators last year.

The run is one of the largest non-corporate 5K races in the state.

Nico Hischier, Devils' 1st Overall Draft Pick, Welcomed by NJ Community, Introduced at Press Conference

NEWARK, NJ — The New Jersey Devils franchise has never had the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL Draft, so of course Nico Hischier deserved to be treated like royalty Monday. 

And royal treatment he received, as Hischier, the Devils’ and NHL’s first pick in this year's draft, was welcomed by the city of Newark and introduced to the media in a press conference at ...

New Providence PAL 8U Softball captures second place at the Cranford Summer Slam Tournament

CRANFORD, NJ - This past weekend, the New Providence 8U Green softball team battled their way to a second place finish at the Cranford Summer Slam Softball Tournament.  The Pioneers picked up multiple wins, including an epic rally in the bottom of the sixth to advance to the championship game.

After playing three games during opening round play, New Providence earned the ...

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New Providence Pioneers Host Heights Heat in 10U Softball Championship, Tuesday, July 25

July 22, 2017

New Providence Pioneers (9-1) will host the Heights Heat (9-1) in the 10U Softball Parkway League championship Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Allen W. Roberts Elementary School located at 80 Jones Drive, New Providence.

Come out to see neighboring rivals battle it out for the championship.