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May 14, 2022

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Most tournament games between second seeds and 15th-seeds aren't supposed to be this close. But most 15th-seeded baseball teams don't have a pitcher who throws 86 mph. Linden does, and junior right-hander Danny Ciprian was able to keep his team close against second-seeded ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The New Providence boys golf team recently won the Mountain Division Championship of the Union County Conference, and senior Trevor Davidson shared the gold medal for individuals in the tournament. Davidson shot an 81 at Galloping Hill Golf Course to share the individual ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The New Providence girls lacrosse prorgram celebrated its 12th-graders on Senior Day and then went out and defeated Glen Rock, 12-8, on Tuesday. Cara Lawton scored five goals and passed for one assist for the Pioneers (12-2), who trailed, 6-5, at the half. Reagan ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- For the second time this baseball season, New Providence scored in its last at-bat and posted a 4-3 victory over Gov. Livingston on Monday. This time, the Pioneers (9-6) won their 4-3 decision over the Highlanders (13-5) in seven innings, after beating Gov. Livingston by ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The New Providence girls lacrosse team recently went through a four-game stretch in which the team permitted just 26 goals over than span. That included a 13-4 victory over Gov. Livingston in the first round of the Union County Tournament last Saturday, a game in which ...

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CLARK, NJ - Like folks stuck in diametrically opposite sections of a revolving glass door, the Summit High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team and Westfield keep seeing each other, over and over again, in the Union County Tournament Finals. And this year, that door continues its spin. The ...

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Editor's Note: Stay tuned for photo gallery to be uploaded.  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- A six-goal siege during a five-minute stretch of the second quarter carried New Providence to a 12-3 boys lacrosse victory over Gov. Livingston in the quarterfinal round of the Union County Tournament on ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The New Providence baseball team has proven it can beat the toughest opponents in Union County. But, while the Pioneers own home victories over Cranford and Gov. Livingston in the first month of the season, they've also lost home game to feisty, upset-minded opponents at ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- With three home runs in her last three games, sophomore Cassidy Mishkind is having a major impact in the lineup of the New Providence softball team. The infielder, who plays both third base and shortstop, batted over .500 as a sophomore last season, and her achievements ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Senior right-hander James Pazdera pitched a five-inning two-hitter and New Providence scored six runs in the second inning on its way to a 12-0 baseball victory over Scotch Plains-Fanwood on Tuesday. Pazdera has now allowed three hits over 12 innings in his last two starts.

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The New Providence girls lacrosse team's 17-7 decision over Livingston on Monday was the Pioneers' seventh victory in a row. But lost amid the winning streak was the fact that, unbeknownst even to head coach Jennifer Henry, she surpassed 100 career wins during this ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Since he was already the quarterback on the football field, Dean Licari already possessed some of the intangible elements to make the switch on the baseball diamond from third base to catcher this season. Licari truly does serve as the quarterback on the baseball field, for ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Senior midfielder Reagan Wawzycki's goal three minutes into overtime gave the New Providence girls lacrosse team an 8-7 victory over Montclair-Kimberley Academy on Saturday. Wawzycki had given the Pioneers a 6-5 lead with a goal on a penalty stroke late in the second half, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Madison erased an early two-run deficit and went on to post a 5-2 baseball victory over New Providence on Friday. Sean Mariani went 3-for-4 with two runs batted in for the Dodgers (3-4-1), who scored three runs in the top of the second after the Pioneers (7-3) had plated ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Senior attack Owen Forbes scored his first three goals of the season to lead New Providence to a 6-3 boys lacrosse victory over Lenape Valley on Tuesday. Lenape Valley (1-6) notched an early goal for a 1-0 lead, but Forbes' first goal of the season in the opening period ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When the undefeated Gov. Livingston Highlanders (7-0, 4-0) travel to New Providence’s Miller Field to take on the Pioneers (6-1, 4-0) more than just local bragging rights will be on the line.  Both teams have dominated early season Union County play, and the winner of this ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Part of being an established senior on a varsity team with aspirations of competing at a high level is rising to the moment. Last Saturday, Charlie Sarlund did just that for the New Providence boys lacrosse team. The Pioneers had surrendered a three-goal lead and were tied ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Many in the state will be tempted to term the New Providence baseball team's 9-3 victory over previously undefeated Cranford on Tuesday as "an upset." But only one of those teams reached a state championship game last year, and it wasn't Cranford. New Providence (3-1), ...

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WARREN, NJ — Watchung Hills boys lacrosse handed New Providence their first loss on Monday, 11-6.  The Warriors never trailed and were led by seniors Carson Frey and Scott Cunningham with four goals each and sophomore David Dubas with a hat-trick. Charlie Sarlund, Charlie Barth and Jackson ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Charlie Sarlund's goal with 9.3 seconds left gave the New Providence boys lacrosse team a 4-3 victory over Jefferson on Saturday in a battle of undefeated teams. The Pioneers (3-0) had a 3-0 halftime lead, but Jefferson (4-1) spent most of the second half on offense, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Senior midfielder Reagan Wawzycki has made an indelible mark on New Providence High School sports, and the first week of the 2022 girls lacrosse season signified that she's not finished doing so. In the Pioneers' first two games of the season, both victories, Wawzycki ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- After splitting its first two games of the spring against out-of-division opponents, the New Providence baseball team got its first taste of Watchung Division play and defeated Group 4 Westfield, 4-3, on Tuesday. The Pioneers (2-1) made the most of six total hits, taking ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The New Providence baseball program's reward for reaching the NJSIAA state Group 1 championship game last season was a move up to the top division of the Union County Conference. That means the Pioneers will be dealing with two division meetings apiece with traditional ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- An upgraded schedule should offer a considerable challenge for the New Providence girls lacrosse team, but an experienced group with most players returning hopes to be up to the task. New Providence opens its season Thursday, March 31 at home against Ramsey High ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Gov. Livingston/New Providence Boys Hockey player, Philip Koutsaftes, delivered the biggest goal in program history -- enough to grab the Group C State Championship title.  “Phil is a leader, team player, and hard worker,” said Head Coach Michael Criscitello. “It doesn't ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The return of a bountiful number has New Providence boys lacrosse coach believing the Pioneers could thrive a lot more this spring than they were able to a year ago. New Providence, coming off a 6-11 season in 2021, will open its season Wednesday, March 30 in Clark against ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence School District was pleased to recognize three outstanding fall and winter athletic teams at the March 24th Board of Education meeting.  The recipients achieved excellence in their sport at the county, state sectional or state level. Certificates of ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS — Michael Criscitello was studying computational mathematics at Kean University in Union when he came to a fork in the career road. “I was planning on being an engineer,” said Criscitello, who played hockey and lacrosse at Edison High School before continuing his lax career at ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- At the recent NJSIAA Indoor Track Meet of Champions in Toms River, senior Matt Macauley was part of a boys' 4x400-meter relay team that ran the fastest relay time (3:36.01) of any New Providence 4x400 team in 23 years. That was a fitting capper to an indoor season that saw ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- On the road to a championship, Matt Darata had his most productive games when the Gov. Livingston/New Providence ice hockey team needed them the most. Darata, a senior forward, entered the state tournament with five goals and nine assists this season, but he had at least ...

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