Tour of Somerville Pauses Honors Memory of Canadian Cyclist Ellen Watters, 2016 Winner

May 29, 2017


SOMERVILLE, NJ – A short ceremony and Moment of Silence was  observed prior to the start of Monday’s Tour of Somerville Pro Women’s Race to honor the memory of 2016 winner Ellen Watters, a Canadian cyclist who died two days after Christmas following a collision with a car in the province of New Brunswick where she grew up.

Watters, 28, had returned to her ...

WHRHS College Athletics Recognition Day 2017: Watchung Hills Recognizes 20 Warriors

WARREN, NJ - Some 20 Watchung Hills Class of 2017 Warriors who will be continuing their athletic careers at the collegiate level were recognized on Thursday at the school.

Joined by friends and family members as well as some of their coaches and WHRHS Director of Athletics Chris Van Vliet, the students gathered in the Media Center after ...

U.S. Open Women's Open Media Day Countdown

BEDMINSTER, NJ - The 50-day countdown to the 72nd annual, $5-million-dollar U.S. Women’s Open Championship at Trump National Golf Club’s (Old Course) in Bedminster, New Jersey has started.

USGA Executive Director/CEO Mike Davis, USGA President Diana M. Murphy, Director of U.S. Women’s Open Championship Shannon Rouillard, and Executive Vice President of the Trump Organization ...

WHRHS Baseball: Watchung Hills Knocks Off North Hunterdon to Advance in NJSIAA North 2, Group 4 Tournament

WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Hustlin' Warriors varsity baseball team defeated North Hunterdon on Wednesday to advance to the  Semi Final Round of the NJSIAA North 2 Group 4 Tournament, 4-3.


The Warriors scored four runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to lead 4-1.


James McKenna was 2 for 3 with a double and a run scored. Tyler Kulisz ...

North Plainfield Baseball Falls to Bernards in NJSIAA First Round, 3-0

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Dominant pitching by Daniel Ball boosted Bernards to a 3-0 victory over North Plainfield in the opening round of the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 2 baseball tournament on Tuesday.

Bruce Weyand had the only hit and on the mound, Terrance Jones struck out three over six inninggs, allowing three runs, four hits and two walks for North Plainfield ...

WHRHS Baseball: Murphy's Walkoff Lifts Watchung Hills Hustlin' Warriors Over Bridgewater-Raritan in Extra Innings, 3-2 to Advance in NJSIAA North 2, Group 4 Tournament

WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Hustlin' Warriors varsity baseball team defeated Bridgewater-Raritan in eight innings on Tuesday to advance to the  Quarterfinal Round of the NJSIAA North 2 Group 4 Tournament, 3-2.


Dylan Murphy earned a bases loaded walk with one out in the bottom of the 8th to score Mike Murray and win it for the Warriors.


Kevin ...

WHRHS Softball: Watchung Hills Shuts Out Scotch Plains-Fanwood in Five to Advance in NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 Tournament

WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills varsity softball team needed just five innings to defeat Scotch Plains-Fanwood in the NJSIAA Tournament, North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4, Quarterfinal Round on Tuesday, 10-0.


The win was number 20 on the season for the Warriors whose record now stands at 20-7.


On the mound for the Warriors, Robin McCabe struck out 12 ...

WHRHS Baseball: Hustlin' Warriors Defeat Ramapo on Senior Day, 4-3


WARREN, NJ - Dylan Murphy pitched 3 2/3 innings giving up two runs on three hits and four walks, to pick up the win for the Hustlin' Warriors over Ramapo on Senior Day Saturday, 4-3.


The Hustlin' Warriors seniors are: Tyler Kulisz, Matt Lampert, Nick Mink, Mike Montecalvo, Dylan Murphy, and Kevin Sylvestri.


Peri Martins sang the ...

WHRHS Softball: Watchung Hills Shuts Out Warren Hills, 7-0; Zoppi Gets 100th Hit

WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills senior shortstop Tina Zoppi got her 100th career hit Friday and the Warriors varsity softball team shut out Warren Hills, 7-0 to wrap up a Skyland Conference  co-championship with Hunterdon Central.


Zoppi's 100th hit came on a bunt and she went 2-for-4 with one run scored. Izzy Definis went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBI, Lianna Meehan had ...

North Plainfield Softball Defeats Spotswood to Advance in 2017 NJSIAA Central, Group 2 Tournament

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The North Plainfield varsity softball team defeated Spotswood on Thursday to advance in the 2017 NJSIAA Central, Group 2 Tournament, 11-9.

Senior Lauren Lattimore hit two home runs with three RBIs, Reilly Apezzatto added two hits and three RBIs and Anne Joseph smacked a homer for the Canucks.

North Plainfield will face Robbinsville in the quarterfinals on ...

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Somerset Patriots Help Atlantic League Celebrate 20th Anniversary

May 22, 2017

On May 20, 1998, the first ever Atlantic League of Professional Baseball game was played at the Sandcastle in Atlantic City, New Jersey between the Atlantic City Surf and the Somerset Patriots. The newly founded six-team independent league had come to fruition after a three-year process that began when founder Frank Boulton was looking to move one of his minor league teams to the Long ...