Ryan Sherman Tosses No-Hitter Against Linden

April 25, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - It only took 79 pitches for junior pitcher Ryan Sherman to no hit Linden this past Friday, as he mowed down 21 of 23 batters that faced him.

Spreading out six strikeouts over the course of the game, Sherman only allowed two batters to reach, one via a walk and the other by a hit batter. 

Sherman helped his own cause by knocking in the first run of the game, a ...

New Providence Boys' Lacrosse Win 7th Straight Game, Topping Johnson On Senior Day, 12-4

 NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Behind nine goals between Joey D’Anna and Tyler Lawton, with a strong effort in net by senior Pat Trezza, the Pioneers were able to blow past Johnson on their way to their 7th straight victory on Senior Day.

Chas Cadmus, Josh Cohen, Joe Crisafi, Michael Garrity, Tyler Lawton, Tyler Palmieri, Pat Trezza, Chris Vass, and Billy Vignali were all honored ...

Boys Lacrosse: New Providences Shuts Down Vernon in 12-5 Victory

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ- The Pioneers cruised to 12-5 victory over Vernon on Thursday afternoon.

New Providence's Tyler Lawton opened the scoring in the game, but Vernon responded with a goal of their own to tie it. Lawton reinstated the lead with another goal less than a minute after Vernon scored, but yet again the Vikings found the back of the net to equalize the score. New Providence's ...

Annual Fishing Derby Returns to Oakwood Park on Saturday, April 28

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Mark your calendars!  The annual Fishing Derby returns to Oakwood Park Saturday, April 28, rain or shine, from 8 to 11 a.m.  Co-sponsored by New Providence P.B.A. Local #132 and New Providence Recreation, this family favorite event is one of the borough’s “signs of spring.”

Bring your rod, reel and bait to fish for trout ...

New Providence Boys' Lacrosse: Lawton Nets 100th Career Goal

GLEN GARDNER, NJ - After falling behind 3-1 at the half to Voorhees with their four-game winning streak on the line, senior Tyler Lawton rallied his team, leading them to a come from behind victory, outscoring the visitors 4-0 in the second half to win 5-3. 

Lawton not only tallied three goals for New Providence, but hit the 100 goal milestone over the course of his career, to go along ...

Strong Week For Pioneer Athletics Highlighted By Boys' Lacrosse and Baseball

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The first busy week of the spring athletic season saw great success from all New Providence sports, featuring an undefeated run by the baseball team, as well as the boys’ and girls’ lacrosse teams.


The Pioneers showed their resilience this week, putting up a 4-0 record, with three out of the four of their games being one run contests.  The ...

Reds Blank Vipers to Open the Season

The New Providence Reds defeated the Jersey City Vipers 7-0 on Sunday at Metro Field in Jersey City to kick off their 2018 campaign.  

The Reds were led by dominant pitching and timely offense which included a five run 8th inning to put the game out of reach.

On the mound for the Reds two-time league Cy Young Award winner Scott Horowitz started and pitched four scoreless innings, ...

Baseball: Dylan Bedder Shines on Mound as New Providence Pioneers Hold Off Johnson Crusaders

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ-  New Providence High School junior Dylan Bedder can be seen in the winter putting in the work to help his team on the basketball court, but as baseball season comes along, he shines on the mound. In his team’s season opener against New Brunswick on March 31, he threw a complete game shutout, as the Pioneers won 7-0.

He took the mound Tuesday afternoon, looking to ...

Girls Lacrosse: Kaitlyn Cumiskey’s Overtime Winner Caps off Eight-Goal Performance, Lifts New Providence Pioneers to Wild Win over Watchung Hills HS

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ-  New Providence Pioneers sophomore Kaitlyn Cumiskey came into Friday’s game leading her team in scoring with 15 goals on the season. When her team was in the middle of a back-and-forth game with the Watchung Hills Regional Warriors, she stepped up in situations when her team needed her the most.

Having already scored six goals (five in the first half), her ...

Did Racism Prevent Babe Ruth from Becoming a Major League Manager?

BRONX, NY – As baseball approaches the April 15 anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s breaking the color barrier, a new book, BABE RUTH - A Superstar’s Legacy by Jerry Amernic, makes the case that The Bambino never got the coveted opportunity to become a big-league manager for fear that he might push for integration.

Babe Ruth’s grandson, Tom Stevens, wrote the Foreword ...

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Get Ready for the Summit Area YMCA's Annual Mother's Day 5K Run/Walk!

April 13, 2018

Register for the Mother's Day 5K Run/Walk fundraiser -- a celebratory event that raises funds for those affected by cancer through the LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA program.

“When I first joined the LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA program, my first mile on the treadmill took me 44 minutes,” said Laurie, school teacher in the Berkeley Heights school district and Berkeley Heights YMCA ...