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Downed Tree Knocks Out Power to Watchung Hills and Much of Warren, Cancels Football Practice

August 18, 2018

 

WARREN, NJ - A night storm early on Saturday morning with lightning strikes and downed trees knocked out power to Watchung Hills Regional High School and many Warren residents. 

 

A tree is down across Regional Drive. WHRHS football practice is canceled for Saturday. An update will be sent around 8am if something has changed. The school is ...

The Outreach Program for Soccer (TOPS) Registration is now open for Fall 2018

Watchung Hills Soccer Association (WHSA) TOPSoccer registration is now open.  WHSA is excited to announce that the program will be FREE of charge again this season. To register as a player, visit www.whsa.org and click on the “Log In” tab and then follow the registration steps.  

TOPSoccer is a community-based training program for ...

Attention North Plainfield: Calling All Football Canucks

 

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you play football for the North Plainfield Canucks? Want to connect with former teammates and help support current Canucks? Alumni are beginning the process of establishing an alumni association.

 

“This message is for all former Canuck football players,” alumni Robert Lake posted. “We are in the process of establishing a football ...

Warren East County Turf Opens for Fall Season

WARREN, NJ - Replacement of the artificial turf at the East County field on Stirling Road, under construction for the past few months, has now been completed.  

The cost of the field to be resurfaced is estimated at approximately $401,000 with just about $26,000 coming from the township already collected from residents through its open space trust fund. The ...

Lisa Del Negro Memorial Golf Outing Planned for September 20

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The second Lisa Del Negro Memorial Golf Outing will take place Thursday, Sept. 20. Scheduled to take place on the green at the Royce Brook Golf Club, the event will raise funds and awareness of suicide prevention and pay tribute to the late Lisa Del Negro of North Plainfield, who took her life in July 2014 at the age of 25. 

Proceeds from the ...

Betting On Far Hills Steeplechase Races Finally Gets The Starter's Call

FAR HILLS, N.J.— Fans attending the 98th annual running of the Far Hills Races at Moorland Farms on Oct. 20 will find a brand-new attraction — pari-mutuel betting.

The seven-race card offers $850,000 in gross purses, the highest dollar value of any sanctioned steeplechase meeting in North America. The highlight for the 2018 renewal will be the $450,000 Grand National, ...

Sparky Lyle Pitches In to Help Operation Shoebox New Jersey

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Collectors can own a unique piece of New York Yankees history if they attend Joe Bodnar’s Sports Memorabilia Auction this weekend and are willing to dig deep in to their pockets.

A pair of cleats worn by former New York Yankees relief pitcher Sparky Lyle in the early 1970s will be sold during Bodnar’s auction at TD Bank Ballpark Sunday, July 29 following the ...

U.S. Junior Amateur: Michael Thorbjornsen Rallies to Edge Akshay Bhatia for Title

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Find a way. Just find a way to grind and maybe an opportunity will present itself.

16-year-old and seventh-seed Michael Thorbjornsen of Wellesley, Mass. did just that on Saturday afternoon as he edged fellow 16-year-old and good friend 12th-seeded Akshay Bhatia of Wake Forest, North Carolina, 1 up, to capture the 71st annual USGA U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at Baltusrol ...

US Junior Amateur: Two Top 10 Seeds Remain, Top-seed Kelly Chinn Out in Round of 32

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - What a difference a day makes.

Thursday’s round of 32, 16 scores

Friday’s quarterfinal matchups
(Quarterfinal winners advance to the afternoon semifinals, starting at 12:18 p.m. EDT)

After the top nine and 13 of the first 14 seeds advanced to the round of 32 Wednesday, chaos ensued on Thursday at the 71st U.S. Junior Amateur Championship on another ...

USGA Junior Amateur: Vilips, Chinn Lead after First Round of Stroke Play

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Australian 16-year-old Karl Vilips and 15-year-old Kelly Chinn of Great Falls, Va., each fired the lowest scores of the day at 5-under-par 66 on Baltusrol’s Golf Club’s Upper Course after the first round of the 118th U.S. Amateur Championship in Springfield Monday.

Akshay Bhatia, of Wake Forest, N.C., who the AJGA Polo Junior Classic at nearby Echo Lake Country ...

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The Outreach Program for Soccer (TOPS) Registration is now open for Fall 2018

August 15, 2018

Watchung Hills Soccer Association (WHSA) TOPSoccer registration is now open.  WHSA is excited to announce that the program will be FREE of charge again this season. To register as a player, visit www.whsa.org and click on the “Log In” tab and then follow the registration steps.  

TOPSoccer is a community-based training program for ...