Sports

May 13, 2021

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Since beginning the season with three straight losses with some of the toughest teams in Union County, the New Providence baseball team has reeled off eight straight victories. Union Catholic has been the victim three times in the Pioneers' streak, including Thursday's 7-4 ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ — New Providence scored four runs in the fourth inning and went on to a 9-2 baseball victory over Brearley on Wednesday. James Pazdera went 2-for-3 with a double, two runs batted in and two runs scored for the Pioneers (7-3), who took a 7-2 lead after their four-run ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — The New Providence girls lacrosse team inched closer to the .500 mark this spring with a decisive second half on Monday. The Pioneers broke open a three-goal game by outscoring Bernards, 10-4, in the second half for a 17-8 victory at Lieder Field. Junior midfielder Reagan ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — The New Providence baseball team has been seeded sixth in the Union County Tournament, which held its seeding meeting Monday night. The Pioneers are scheduled to play at home against Union Catholic the 11th seed, in the opening round on Monday, May 17. A total of 16 teams ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — New Providence scored all its runs in the second inning and the pitching of James Pazdera and Liam Henn made those runs stand up in a 4-2 victory over Union Catholic Friday afternoon. The Pioneers (6-3) erupted for four runs in the bottom of the second inning. Bobby Cushing ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Reagan Wawzycki has proven to be one of the top scoring threats in the state this season. On Thursday afternoon, the talented junior came through again, scoring five goals to help lead the New Providence girls lacrosse team to an 11-6 victory over visiting West Morris in New ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — New Providence jumped on Summit for four runs in the first inning and went on to a 9-4 baseball victory on Thursday. Dean Licari went 2-for-3 with three runs scored and two RBI for the Pioneers (5-3), who scored three runs in the sixth inning to extend a 6-4 lead. Nick ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison (6-1) defeated New Providence, 14-8, on May 4. Shea Baggett and KateChristos put in four goals apiece for the Dodgers. Christos and Maggie Perrello each had two assists, and Charlotte Villano finished with three ground balls and four forced turnovers. Callista Slabaugh, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Senior right-hander Jason Graham pitched a six-hitter and New Providence pounded out eight hits en route to a 9-2 baseball victory over Brearley in intermitten rain on Monday. While the different in the hit totals between the two teams was narrow, New Providence benefited ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — The winds were high and the runs were plentiful in New Providence on Friday. The New Providence baseball team put together four different innings in which the Pioneers scored three runs or more and went on to defeat Oratory, 14-10. Oratory (0-6) had scored twice in the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Home is where the net is for Jack Gullo. The senior on the New Providence boys lacrosse team is a natural goalie, but talented upper class goaltenders in Gullo's earlier years in the program, and his own team-first nature, saw him playing elsewhere on the field. But now, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Owen Forbes deposited four goals, Charlie Sarlund added a goal and four assists and Joe Vignali added a goal and 11 ground balls to pace the New Providence High boys lacrosse team to 9-6 Senior Day victory over DePaul on Wednesday afternoon in New Providence. The win snapped ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — The New Providence girls lacrosse team put together nearly matching halves to come away with a 16-6 Senior Day victory over Indian Hills on Tuesday. Reagan Wawzycki scored six goals and passed for two assists for the Pioneers (2-2), who had an 8-3 halftime lead, then went ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — New Providence rallied from an early four-run deficit and came back for an 8-7 baseball victory over Union Catholic on Tuesday. Union Catholic, playing its first game of the season, charged out of the gate with five runs in the bottom of the first inning. Zach DeGeorge ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — A senior and a freshman combined to pitch a one-hitter as the New Providence softball team made Senior Day a happy one for the Class of 2021 with an 11-0 victory over Roselle Catholic on Monday. Senior Morgan Connolly allowed one hit in three innings, walking one, and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Youth and development will be points of emphasis for this year's New Providence boys lacrosse team, so achieving a victory early in the campaign is especially important as the team builds confidence at the varsity level. On Thursday, the Pioneers built a four-goal lead by ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Dayton girls volleyball team won the Central Jersey, Group 1 championship with a 25-18, 25-20 victory over New Providence on Tuesday. Adriana Rivera came up with a team-high 15 digs and Kennedy Kwinta had 10 digs, 10 assists, 10 service points and five aces for the Bulldogs ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — A 5-0 victory over A.L. Johnson High School on opening day Monday got an experienced New Providence boys tennis team off to a promising start. New Providence head coach David Goldstein likes his team's experience and is hopeful that what he saw Monday is a good indicator of ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — The New Providence boys lacrosse team enters the 2021 campaign with even less experience than most teams in a year when a lot of programs are without abundant varsity seasoning. Since nobody played any lacrosse in the spring of 2020 when the pandemic caused the full shutdown ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — A front-loaded schedule is poised to test the New Providence baseball team right away. The Pioneers play three games against the Union County Conference's upper division to open the season, beginning with Tuesday's opener at Union High School. New Providence lacks ...

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UNION, NJ - The New Providence and Gov. Livingston High wrestling squads were each represented as the individual portion of the 2021 wrestling season began this past weekend at four sites across the state. While the traditional sequence of 'Districts-Regions-State Tournament' wasn't followed ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — New Providence girls lacrosse coach Jennifer Henry admits that 2020 could have been a special season, with such a talented group of Class of 2020 players, had it ever gotten off the ground. But Henry, whose program is returning to the field for the first time since 2019 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — The New Providence girls volleyball team jumped out to a huge early lead and coasted home with a 25-3, 25-11 victory over University in the quarterfinal round of the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 1 tournament on Thursday. Dani Bloom came through with six kills and a block, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Gavin Tripicchio singled out a loss, rather than a victory, as the most memorable match of his high school wrestling career at New Providence. "My most memorable match wasn’t a win, it was a heartbreaking loss," said Tripicchio, now a senior who wrestles at 182 pounds for ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — The New Providence girls volleyball team has been seeded second in the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 1 tournament that gets underway with first-round matches next week. The Pioneers (5-7) lost to Westfield, 25-5, 25-16, in the quarterfinal round of the Union County Tournament ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Lion's Club will be holding their 24th annual Frank A. Pizzi, Jr., Memorial Golf Tournament on June 7, 2021, at Fox Hollow Golf Club in Branchburg.  We are encouraging interested participants to join us for a fun-filled day of golf which includes golf, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — When the modified winter indoor track season finally got underway, New Providence's Chris Verbaro was ready to make his mark. "Chris is a senior, and has been sprinting and jumping since his freshman year," said New Providence indoor track coach Alex Meyer. "This season, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - As the minutes ticked away in the second half of last night's NCAA basketball tournament game between Rutgers and heavily favored Houston, all were wondering: Could it be? Could Rutgers be heading back to the Sweet 16 - the first time since the 1970s? At Tavern on George, the ...

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BLOOMINGTON, IN — Small schools playing on the biggest stage college basketball has to offer make for the best stories.  The players who make up those teams make those stories even better.  The smallest school in the 2021 NCAA Tournament, St. Bonaventure University, has a men’s basketball ...

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The Berkeley Aquatic Club Scholarship Fund has awarded over $15,000 to nine families for the 2020-2021 swim season and looks forward to helping even more swimmers for the 2021-2022 season. Berkeley Aquatic Club and its parent booster club, Blue Streak Aquatic, has always informally helped families ...

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