Sports

January 20, 2019

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - NPHS senior wrestler Joe Delia not only kept his perfect record intact (21-0), he did it in style, knocking off the top two seeds en route to capture the UCT 170 lb. crown last Saturday. Delia was the third seed and defeated both the No. 2 and 1 seeds in the semifinals and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The United States Fistball Association (USFA) is seeking male and female athletes under the age of 18 interested in competing in the Youth European Fistball Championships in Austria. The championships take place this summer July 13- July 19. Tryouts are taking place Jan. 29 and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Star senior Greg Meyers scores his 1,000th career point en route to a New Providence 73-40 roadtrip rout over the North Plainfield Canucks on Thursday. The away stands erupted when Meyers sank his third 3-pointer of the night in the fourth quarter to reach his 1,000th point.

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  The New Providence Pioneer Boys Basketball team (9-1) has been on a tear behind the strength of their starting line-up. Any given game, any of their starters can be relied upon to score during pressure situations. The Pioneer team hasn't lost since the defeat to Madison and ...

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UNION, NJ - Despite the fact that he was entering the 44th Union County Tournament with an undefeated record, New Providence's Joe Delia was seeded third for the 170-pound weight class in which he would be competing. That fact did not go unnoticed by the 5-11 senior. "When I heard I was the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence's Dylan Bedder knows that in order for he and his Pioneer teammates to continue to succeed its going to take a group effort every single time they take to the court. "Its not just one person," said Bedder, a senior forward. "All five of the starters on this ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence High School senior Greg Meyers gave his team a huge offensive outburst with 29 points in the 87-64 Somerville victory of the Cougar Classic to give long-time Pioneer coach Art Cattano his 500th career basketball victory. Meyers said the whole team played extra ...

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UNION, NJ -  Freshman Matt Darata’s three goal effort led the GL hockey squad to a 3-2 come from behind victory when it faced Rumson-Fair Haven on Saturday’s night cap. Darata scored two of his three goals in the third period to propel the Highlanders over favorited RHF. Five minutes after an ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Gov. Livingston Highlander basketball team and the their neighborhood rival the New Providence Pioneers locked up in a classic hoop battle before an overflowing Super Saturday crowd yesterday afternoon in Berkeley Heights. The gut wrenching back and forth  contest was not ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Shannon Polimeni scored four of Governor Livingston’s five points in overtime to propel the Lady Highlanders past  the New Providence Lady Pioneers 38-34 in the two rivals annual Super Saturday battle yesterday afternoon in Berkeley Heights. Trailing by a point late in OT, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Tributes to the late Jim Wood, founder and head coach of Berkeley Aquatic Club Center of Excellence (BAC), are already pouring in on social media and in media outlets around the country. Wood’s death on Jan. 4, at the age of 68, was announced by BAC on its Facebook page this ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Both the Gov. Livingston boys and the girls will enter Saturday's respective contests as underdogs when they face off against the talented New Providence boys (6-1) and girls (5-2) teams. The girls will open SUPER SATURDAY'S varsity basketball action in Gov. Livingston's ...

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CLARK, NJ-  Arthur L. Johnson High School found themselves locked in a battle with New Providence after trailing by as much as eight points with five and a half minutes to go in the third quarter. After early struggles, including missed shots and a few turnovers, the Crusaders managed to push ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On the night that New Providence's Art Cattano was honored for his recent coaching milestone, the Pioneers took to the court and methodically added to their skipper's victory total. Prior to the start of the boys basketball game between New Providence High School and Arthur ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - New Providence boys basketball head coach Art Cattano entered a very exclusive club on Saturday night when his charges delivered his 500th career victory. The milestone occurred after the Pioneers defeated Somerville, 87-64, during play at the Cougar Classic in Chatham on Dec.

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CHATHAM, NJ - This time there was no late-game falter for the Chatham boys basketball team. After losing three straight games on fourth-quarter rallies by the opposition before the Christmas break, the Cougars were overmatched by an undefeated New Providence team, 59-45, in the opening round of ...

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It was a tremendous honor on December 3 to induct the largest, most impressive Hall of Fame class in NJSIAA history. This stellar, 16-member group entering the NJSIAA Gallagher/Bollinger Hall of Fame includes an Olympic Gold Medalist, a Heisman Trophy winner, a Cy Young Award winner, a NCAA ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In an early-season test against a team it suffered defeat to three times last year, the New Providence High girls basketball team passed with flying colors on Thursday night. Led by Lindsay Kinum, who scored a game-high 13 points and Kaitlyn Cumiskey, who added 12 points, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence girls basketball team is off to a fantastic start with a big win to open the season led by senior Cassie Barth with 10 points and 6 rebounds in the 50-39 convincing victory over Jonathan Dayton High School. "Cassie's career has been plagued with injuries ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Once again, a fast start from the opening tip led to another convincing victory for the New Providence High boys basketball team. The Pioneers were fueled by four players in double-digits, including seniors Brian Kelly (14 points), Dylan Bedder (13 points) and Greg Meyers ...

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UNION, NJ - Gov. Livingston Ice Hockey won a thriller on Friday night, December 14, when it defeated Bernards by a score of 5-4. GL trailed by two with under three minutes remaining, but managed to score three goals, including a buzzer beater game winner by senior Zach Miller, to come up with the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - While the New Providence boys basketball team will be hard-pressed to top last season's record-setting campaign, the Pioneers certainly got off on the right foot in its 2018-'19 opener on Friday night as it rolled to 66-26 decision over Dayton in New Providence. New ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence HS recently kicked off the winter sports season with a pep rally in the jammed packed gymnasium of cheering fans. The winter pep rally celebrates the winter sports including boys and girls basketball, boys and girl swimming, wrestling, winter track, cheerleading ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence High School freshman Matt Darata, in his high school varsity debut, scored the second period game tying goal and third period game winner in the 3-2 Gov. Livingston season opening hockey victory over Scotch Plains-Fanwood.  Darata is a New Providence High ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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