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June 27, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The New York Yankees signed Anthony Volpe of Watchung to a $2.7M contract a few years ago right out of high school, and the investment continues to pay dividends, as the Yankees #1 prospect crunched a walk-off home run in the bottom of the tenth inning Sunday afternoon to clinch ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – June 14, 2022, ended up being the perfect Flag Day on the campus of Bridgewater-Raritan High School, especially given the occasion and the beautiful summer weather to go with it. On this evening was the ninth edition of the Basilone Bowl: the 2022 edition of the All-Star ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way. On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ – A regatta? In Watchung? The Mayor’s Regatta, a friendly canoeing competition was held at Watchung’s Best Lake on Saturday, June 11. Eight teams competed for the Mayors trophy. SEE HERE The first heats were: Mayor Keith Balla & Council President Ron Jubin vs Watchung PBA, ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Watchung Hills fell to the Haddon Heights Garnets, and their freshman ace Sophia Bordi, in the last-ever Tournament of Champions on Friday, 2-0. Bordi recorded her 300th season strikeout. Jules Raymond pitched a strong game for Watchung Hills, allowing just five hits and striking ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury High School softball team saw its best season in 30 years end on Wednesday in a 7-3 loss to the Watchung Hills Warriors in the semifinals of the state Tournament of Champions (TOC). The Gaels, who came in as the two-seed in the TOC, faced the three-seed Warriors who ...

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ROXBURY, NJ — Watchung Hills defeated ROXBURy in the Tournament of Champions semifinals on Wednesday, 7-3.  The TOC final will be played at  7 PM Friday at Seton Hall University versus Haddon Heights. “Warriors are happy and honored to be a part of this tournament,” said WHRHS head coach ...

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WARREN, NJ — Watchung Hills topped Clayton on Tuesday in the Tournament of Champions(TOC) quarterfinals, 3-1, the first Skyland Division team to make it to the TOC semis. The Warriors will travel to Roxbury Wednesday for the TOC semifinals. Prior to the game, Watchung Hills clapped out the team.

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ —Jordan Hartley took first in the High Jump and first in the Long Jump with a new personal record and school record of 22-8 at the North 2 Group 4 Sectionals at Ridge over the weekend. He also took second in Triple jump with another personal record and school record of 45-1.5. The ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Warriors win! Ella Stevinson smacked a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Watchung Hills the state championship on Saturday. Jules Raymond threw two strikeouts in the top of the ninth inning to hold off the Eagles and give the Warriors a chance. The game was ...

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WARREN, NJ — Watchung Hills Hustiln’ Warriors are moving on in the stare tournament after a 6-3 victory over Bayonne in the quarterfinal round of the North Jersey Section 2, Group 4 Tournament Saturday. The Warriors will travel to Hunterdon Central on Tuesday for the semifinals. Devan Sutaria ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ — Weather couldn’t dampen Watchung Hills 2022 Senior. Night. The game was moved to Diamond Nation and the Warriors rolled over Montgomery, 6-2, before celebrating their four senior players and one senior statistician. SEE HERE “Such a great day for our senior ...

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  WARREN, NJ — Watchung Hills is moving on after defeating Piscataway on Wednesday in the NJSIAA, First Round, North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 Tournament, 13-3, in five innings. The Warriors took control with a nine run third inning. Jake Memoli, Preston Sepe, and Thomas Jova combined for a no ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Watchung Hills is going to the finals! The Warriors shut out Livingston on Wednesday, 9-0, in the NJSIAA Semifinal Round, Group 4 Tournament. Watchung Hills is now 23-1. Jules Raymond pitched all seven innings allowing just five hits and striking out 11. Sam Raymond went 2-4, with ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ — Watchung Hills shut out the Stateliners on Tuesday, 2-0.  Amanda Medina struck out seven, Sam Miller went 1-4, Morgan Bobrowski went 2-4, 1R, 1RBI, 2SB, Nicole Cicchetti 1BB, Emma Aridi 1SB, Ella Stevinson 1RBI, Maddie Cerami 1-3, Madi DiSarno 1R, and Maddie Moran ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills varsity baseball fell to  Phillipsburg on Senior Day Tuesday, 10-0.   Prior to the game against the Stateliners, the Watchung Hills Hustlin’ Warriors recognized one senior statistician and 11 senior players and their parents.  SEE VIDEO HERE   “Proud ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Bike racers from as far as New Zealand, Mexico and Canada wheeled into town Memorial Day to compete in the 77th Tour of Somerville. What has become a Memorial Day tradition is said to be America’s oldest cycling race. A series of races drew top amateur and professional riders ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The 9th annual Basilone Bowl returns to Basilone Field at Bridgewater-Raritan High School June 14, bringing together senior players from all over the county. This will be the 9th year the game will be played between students in high schools across Somerset and Hunterdon ...

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WARREN, NJ -- After a three-year pause, the 19th Annual Bob Beckert Memorial 5k will take place in Warren on Sunday, June 5. Everyone is invited to celebrate and remember the life of Bob Beckert for this fun community event.  All proceeds go towards college scholarships, awarded to WHRHS ...

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WARREN, NJ — Warriors win! Watchung Hills defeated Hunterdon Central 2-1 on Thursday to win the NJSIAA North Jersey Section 2 Group 4 championship for the first time since 2016. The Warriors are now 21-1 and will face either Livingston or Bergen Tech in Wednesday’s Group 4 semifinals. “Warriors ...

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WARREN, NJ — Watchung Hills softball is going to the NJSIAA North 2, Group 4 state finals after shutting out the Bayonne Bees on Tuesday, 7-0. “Great job by the Warriors once again,” said WHRHS Director of Athletics Derek England.  “Bayonne is the cream of the crop in Hudson County and the final ...

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    WARREN, NJ — Juliana Raymond allowed just two hits and struck out eight, and Emma Aridi scored the game-winning run on a Maddie Moran RBI to lead Watchung Hills over Montgomery on Monday, 2-1.   Aridi won the team MVP award.   “Warriors are ready to go for the week with a win ...

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WARREN, NJ — Third time’s the charm. Watchung Hills topped Hillsborough, 1- 0, on a two- hitter from Jules Raymond to advance to the NJSIAA North 2, Group 4 semifinal meeting with Bayonne.  SEE VIDEO here CELEBRATION Raymond won the team MVP award with a full game in the circle, allowing just ...

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  FLEMINGTON, NJ —Watchung Hills (12-9) trailed 3-1, but scored four times in the bottom of the fifth inning to top Somerville, 5-3. The Warriors hosted at Diamond Nation due to the earlier rainy weather.   Martin Howell went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBI, and Lorenzo Meola and Jason ...

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  WARREN, NJ — Rainy weather Thursday has affected the sports schedule. Hustlin’ Warriors varsity baseball has been moved to Diamond Nation where Watchung Hills will host Somerville. The much anticipated rematch between  the Warriors and Hillsborough Raiders softball teams in the quarterfinals ...

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WARREN, NJ — Watchung Hills Hustlin’ Warriors were back in action Wednesday and cruised over Pope John XXIII, 6-2. Jake Memoli pitched 5 innings allowing four hits and striking out nine. Preston Sepe closed allowing 2 hits and striking out one. “Finally nice to play a game after almost a week! ...

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WARREN, NJ — Watchung Hills boys track team upset  Ridge on Tuesday at the Somerset County Championships held at Hillsborough High School, 79.25 to 78.25. Watchung Hills’ Jordan Hartley swept the jumps with three 1st place finishes and also finished 4th in the 110 hurdles. Jackson Gottlick ...

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WARREN, NJ — Watchung Hills shut out Piscataway, 15-0, in four innings Tuesday to advance to the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 quarterfinals on Thursday. In the circle, Amanda Medina allowed just 3 hits and struck out 9. Hillsborough defeated Bridgewater-Raritan today so the Warriors and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — It’s not over yet for Watchung Hills but the Raiders repeat as Somerset County champs on a three-hit shutout by Sarah Davenport on Friday night under the lights at Torpey, 3-0. It’s the first loss of season for the Warriors. ( 16-1) Watchung Hills had a chance, loading the bases ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Watchung Hills, scored four runs in the last three innings to stage a come back over Ridge on Thursday, 5-3. Watchung Hills remains unbeaten at 16-0 and will  next play Hillsborough on Friday in the Somerset County Tournament Final. Kaysen Shikar pitched all seven innings ...

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