Sports

November 13, 2018

OAKLAND, NJ - A staunch defense and a timely offense has been a recipe for success for the New Providence High boys soccer team during the 2018 post-season and once again on Tuesday evening each ingredient was vitally important as the Pioneers continued its quest for a state championship. Senior ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The American Hiking Society established Take A Hike Day, each year falling on Nov. 17, as a way to encourage families and individuals to get outside, and to connect with nature.  Freewalkers, a non-profit walking group, is challenging people to collectively hike 1,000 miles or ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - NPHS senior Lydia Voss is named the Joe Eberle Weichert Realtors Pioneer Athlete of the Week for leading the Lady Pioneers to 9 straight wins deep into a State Championship run, ultimately falling to No. 1 seeded Verona in the sectional semifinal round. This achievement was in ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - A very successful 2018 campaign for the New Providence High girls soccer team came to an end on Friday afternoon as the fifth-seeded Pioneers suffered a 2-0 defeat to third-seeded Glen Ridge in the championship game of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 1 tournament at ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Despite the fact that his boys soccer team trailed by a goal in the final minutes of the second half, New Providence head coach Craig Barclay never lost faith in his players. "We've been in that spot before and were able to rally," said Barclay, in his first year at the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - While the New Providence High girls soccer team was eliminated in the first round of the official Union County Tournament last month, the Lady Pioneers are more than making up for it in the state tournament. On Wednesday afternoon, New Providence, seeded fifth, earned a 2-0 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The 3rd seeded New Providence Pioneers Boys soccer team (12-7) has advanced to the semi final round of the NJSIAA North 2, Group 1 State Tournament by defeating No. 6 seed Hoboken, 3-2. They face No. 2 seed Technology in Bloomfield on Monday, Nov. 5 at 2 p.m.  If you ask ...

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HASBROUK HEIGHTS, NJ - The New Providence Pioneers’ magical football season took a tough blow on Friday night as the Pioneers were blanked by the Hasbrouck Heights Aviators, 42-0, in the first round of the NJSIAA playoffs. Friday night’s contest was the Pioneers’ first loss of the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence boys soccer team continues to impress in the state tournament. Receiving goals from two of their most prolific scorers, the Pioneers built a two-goal lead and held on for a 2-1 victory over sixth-seeded Hoboken in the quarterfinal round of the NJSIAA North ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence PAL 4th-8th grade teams regular season wrapped up this week strong, with their 5th and 6th grade teams both one win away from making the playoffs and their 4th and 7th/8th grade teams qualifying for postseason play.  Upcoming post-season games ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence 10U National and 12U National PAL Softball Teams both captured Championship titles in the Long Hill Softball League this past weekend.  10U defeated the Berkeley Heights Heat 12-10 in six innings in an exciting and well-played game. This is the first ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence High boys soccer team could not have asked for a better start to the state tournament. Led by five different scorers, the third-seeded Pioneers raced to a three-goal lead, staved off a comeback attempt and eventually posted a 5-2 victory over 14th-seeded ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Much of the success of the New Providence High girls soccer team this season can be attributed to its defensive excellence. That attribute proved once again to be a key ingredient on Tuesday afternoon as the Lady Pioneers received the only goal they would need in the second ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Sandwiched between the NPHS girls and boys soccer games on Saturday, the varsity soccer players led a skills and techniques clinic for the New Providence Soccer Club hotshots at Lieder Field. NPHS head soccer coaches Scott Murphy and Craig Barclay welcomed approximately 100 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence girls volleyball teams hosted their Annual Dig Pink® game yesterday, raising more than $1,000 for The Side-Out Foundation, which supports metastatic breast cancer research. Side-Out has raised over $14 million in its 10 years, with much of these funds coming ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - With the game forced into OT, it came down to a play the team had practiced all week, and it was time to go for it. Joey D'Anna assured Coach Chet Parlavecchio he would come down with the ball for the victory, and that's exactly what he did. Senior Wide Receiver Joey ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Cherie Ma, New Providence volleyball team captain and libero, and Molly Eng, the team setter, are leaders both on and off the volleyball court. The Lady Pioneers have a 12-4 record, winning the last 8 out of 9 matches with victories that include county rivals Scotch ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - It was clear from the onset of Tuesday night's boys soccer game between New Providence and Governor Livingston that this was going to be the Pioneers' evening. "They were ready to go right when they took the field," said New Providence head coach Craig Barclay. "Maybe it was ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On a night where the New Providence football team honored local resident Lucas Reiling as Honorary Captain, two Pioneer playmakers helped the cause with a dramatic overtime victory. Junior quarterback Owen Kovacs completed a 23-yard touchdown pass to senior wide receiver Joe ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - After being ousted from the Union County Tournament earlier in the week, the New Providence boys soccer team bounced back with one of its most impressive efforts of the season as it recorded a 4-0 victory over visiting Voorhees on Saturday afternoon at Lieder Field in New ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Soccer Club and New Providence High School Varsity soccer teams are hosting a New Providence Soccer day New Providence Soccer Club is holding a soccer day of games and clinics starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 10 at Lieder Field. Come on out and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - As what's become a tradition over the past few seasons, the New Providence High School Football team proudly invites local youth resident Lucas Reiling to be Honorary Captain during their home game vs. David Brearley High School of Kenilworth on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 7 ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The National Red Ribbon Campaign will be celebrated throughout the nation Oct. 23-31. The Borough Council recognized Red Ribbon Week with a proclamation which Mayor Al Morgan read at the Tuesday, Oct. 9 council meeting. Alcohol and drug abuse in this nation has reached ...

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CLARK, NJ-  After a decisive 4-0 win against 15th seeded Rahway in the preliminary round of the UCT [behind a pair of goals by junior Maddy Engelbrechtsen and Juliana DeGeorge and Olivia Faucher chipping in with one a piece], the 10th-seeded New Providence Pioneers traveled to Clark to face the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Lady Pioneer senior goalkeeper Erin Lamanna has been named the Joe Eberle Weichert Realtors Pioneer Athlete of the Week for recording six shutout victories [with four consecutive] including a 1-0 OT victory over Elizabeth and the recent 4-0 victory over Rahway in the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Pioneers girls volleyball team (8-3) continue their win streak with straight set victories over Cranford (25-19, 25-18) and Gov. Livingston (25-18, 25-15) and they finished the week with a three set victory over Scotch Plains-Fanwood (25-22, 24-26, 25-15).  New ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - While Amy Maurer is primarily a defender for the New Providence High girls soccer team, the sophomore came through in a big way offensively on Tuesday afternoon. Maurer scored her first varsity goal when she converted a free kick with 2:32 remaining in the first overtime to ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Senior Jack Gertie had 15 carries for a season-high 182 yards and two touchdowns and senior linebacker Joe D’Anna had a fumble recovery in the end zone to open the scoring in the second half as New Providence rolled to a 41-0 home victory over Manville Saturday. The Pioneers ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence boys’ soccer team would probably stash Monday’s contest against Oratory Prep away in the frustrating file. Ben Peng and James Miller each registered a goal and an assist and Miguel Garcia made three saves, but it was not enough as the Pioneers suffered a ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - NPHS senior Jack Gertie is named the Joe Eberle Weichert Realtors Pioneer Athlete of the Week for his performance in the 47-6 victory over Dayton. Gertie carried for 100 yards with touchdown runs of 5, 2 and 41 yards and 3-yard TD pass to Richie Wawzycki in the win. Each ...

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