Sports

May 27, 2020

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Senior tennis ace David Caminiti would have played his fourth year on the New Providence varsity tennis team. Caminiti saw a lot of success on the court in his first doubles position. The Pioneer boys’ tennis team was the No. 1 seed going into the 2019 sectional finals.

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- New Providence softball coach Jill Fischman has a message for her seven seniors. "These seven young ladies have been a pleasure to coach over the past four years, and we are disappointed we didn’t get to experience their senior season together," said Fischman. "I don’t ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Senior defenseman Connor Lawton was prepared and ready for his fourth year on varsity lacrosse before COVID-19 put a screeching halt to the spring season that was ultimately canceled earlier this month.   "Since his freshman year, no one player has shown true mental and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Senior Kayhan Durmus would have been on the New Providence track and field team for his fourth year. He was a sprinter and hurdler.  In the 2019 outdoor season, the New Providence Boys Track and Field team was crowned NJSIAA North 2 Group 1 sectional champion for the third ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Senior Matt Magnani would have played in the outfield for the Pioneers this year -- this would have been his first year on varsity.  New Providence High School closed its doors for the school year in mid-March, corresponding with the declaration of the worldwide COVID-19 ...

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Editor's Note: TAPinto New Providence will feature New Providence High School senior athletes in a spotlight series to be published in random order . Seniors, click here for form.  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- New Providence spring athletes in the Class of 2020 never had a chance to participate in the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - With major sports leagues on hold because of the Coronavirus since mid March, WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert, of Berkeley Heights, worked hard to keep the April 17th Draft date, although their originally scheduled May 15 tip-off has been postponed indefinitely. -- It was ...

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FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ -- Two nights after winning a sectional championship in its jam-packed, euphoric home gym, the New Providence girls basketball team lost to Cresskill, 38-30, in the NJSIAA Group 1 semifinal in an empty gym at Ramapo High School on Thursday. The game went on as scheduled, but ...

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The New Providence Girls Basketball Group 1 Semifinal game is on, however, only teams and essential staff will be let in.  Cresskill (22-6) vs. New Providence (27-3), 7 p.m. Where: Ramapo High School When: Thursday, March 12 The NJSIAA issued the following letter. Based on the CDC ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The New Providence girls basketball team had to weather not one, but two menacing rallies in the second half Tuesday night. A gritty Glen Ridge team posed the most severe test the Lady Pioneers have faced throughout the playoffs, but some key foul shots in the final minute ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- Senior Noran Elmahroukey of New Providence won the 121-pound state title this weekend in the first NJSIAA state girls wrestling championships held at Boardwalk Hall. The was the first year that Elmahroukey, a world class performer in judo, has ever wrestled. She pinned Kalli ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- After Meghan Lamanna shot New Providence into a double-digit lead with her torrid touch from the perimeter in the first quarter, the Pioneers finished Belvidere off with their withering press in the third quarter. Lamanna drilled five 3-pointers and scored 19 points, and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ --The New Providence girls basketball team continued its drive for a championship with an overwhelming defensive effort Wednesday evening. New Providence held Whippany Park scoreless in the opening quarter and did an effective job on the glass in a 46-21 victory in the ...

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WHIPPANY, NJ -- Displeased with his offensive performance recently, New Providence junior Carsten Schumm made a decision to focus on his defense at the start of Monday night's playoff game against Whippany Park. The 6-foot-7 center turned in a generational performance on the glass and on ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Every year, for about 20 years, the Pioneers and Highlanders face off on the gridiron on Thanksgiving Day. That could change this year. Superintendent of Schools David Miceli introduced the issue during the “New Business” portion of the Feb. 27 meeting of the school ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Nick Bisaccia received his indoctrination into New Providence basketball as a freshman. Although he spent his game time playing for the junior varsity as a ninth-grader last year, Bisaccia practiced with the varsity team. "Nick caught my attention when playing in a PAL ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -- The New Providence girls basketball team rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to defeat Hillsborough, 46-42, in its last regular season game before the state tournament begins. Freshman guard Meghan Lamanna scored 16 points, grabbed five rebounds and made three steals ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Freshman Brandon Cuccaro was the hero for Governor Livingston Ice Hockey on Tuesday, February 25, as he netted the lone goal in the opening round of the NJSIAA Public B State Tournament in overtime to pull off the upset for the Highlanders over Morristown.  Morristown was a ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Torrid perimeter shooting, crisp halfcourt passing and stifling defense enabled the New Providence boys basketball team to win its last regular-season home game, 64-38, over Caldwell Tuesday night. The Pioneers (8-15) won their third game in a row and handed Caldwell (17-5) ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The New Providence boys basketball program honored its four members of the Class of 2020 on Senior Night Thursday. Before the game, senior players Sean Dillon, Will Cropper, Nate Scott and Owen Kovacs were honored along with their families out at midcourt. After the ...

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CLARK, NJ - Governor Livingston High School’s girls’ basketball team has arrived at a place they haven’t been since 2013. The Highlanders have earned a berth in the Union County Tournament semifinals. Sophomore guard Gianna Ciccimarra matched her season high 16 points and senior Skylar Dowling ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The New Providence boys basketball team built a 14-point lead and maintained its advantage en route to a 67-53 victory over Roselle on Senior Night Thursday. Sean Dillon scored 17 points and handed out three assists, Nick Bisaccia had 14 points and six assists and Carsten ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -- Kaitlyn Cumiskey, a senior at New Providence High School, recently was honored last as the representative from New Providence High School for National Girls in Sports Day at the NJSIAA. Student-athletes from 186 NJSIAA-member schools were honored on Feb. 9 at the event in the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- With less height than a lot of the teams they compete against, the New Providence girls basketball team is more reliant than most on defensive quickness and passing. Junior guard Amy Maurer has been a perfect fit in that system, helping the Pioneers to a 20-2 record as the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- The distance the second-seeded New Providence girls basketball team is going to travel in the Union County Tournament is going to depend a lot on how effective its press defense is. In Round One, it was mighty effective. Fueled by its fullcourt pressure, New Providence ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- In a regular-season girls basketball matchup between two teams that have a chance to meet for the county championship in two weeks, Westfield defeated New Providence, 48-45, on Saturday. It was just the second loss all season for New Providence (20-2). For New Providence head ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence High School Girls and Boys Soccer teams presented a donation of $1,000 to TryCan on Thursday at the NPHS girls varsity basketball game against Roselle Catholic.   The Soccer Programs and the NPHS Athletic Booster Club ran a very successful fundraiser ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Although the New Providence girls basketball team has been lighting up Union County all winter with its stellar performance, the Pioneers have done so while being a relatively young group. Just three New Providence players are 12th-graders, and they were honored Thursday on ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- As part of the first group of female wrestlers ever to compete for New Providence High School, Noran Elmahroukey is a trail blazer of sorts. A world-class performer in judo who has aspirations of competing in the 2024 Olympics in that event, Elmahroukey has also made a ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Most of the members of a young New Providence varsity wrestling team will be back next year. On Wednesday night, the Pioneers honored the only two 12th-graders in the program on Senior Night before their match against Irvington. Seniors Chris "Lucky" Robinson and Noran ...

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