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Somerville: Immaculata’s Tashawn Bower (’13) Heads to NFL Conference Final with Vikings teammates

January 20, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Just five years removed from an outstanding football career at Immaculata High School, defensive end Tashawn Bower and his Minnesota Vikings teammates are one step away from Super Bowl LII, thanks to what has been dubbed the “Minnesota Miracle.”

It was to be the final play of the game; the Vikings were on the short end of a 24-23 score in last Sunday’s ...

N.J. State Golf Association Unveils Hall of Fame

The New Jersey State Golf Association, with 118 years of golf history behind it, is proud to announce the formation of the NJSGA Hall of Fame.

The inaugural class boasts the most prominent names in that 118-year period including both famed players and those who have made a unique and lasting impact on the game of golf.

Among those honored are professionals Byron Nelson, Johnny Farrell and ...

U.S. United States Golf Association Junior Amateur to be Held at Baltusrol July 16-21

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The United States Golf Association (USGA) officially announced its 2018 Championship Schedule on Tuesday and can you guess which golf course is back in the USGA mix?

You guessed it: Springfield’s own Baltusrol Golf Club.

The 71st U.S. Junior Amateur Championship will be held on both the Lower and Upper Courses, July 16th-21st.  Both courses will be used ...

Report: Gov. Christie Won’t Sign Cooperative High School Sports Bill Before Leaving Office

TRENTON, N.J. – The proposed bill to allow school districts with multiple high schools to “co-op” in all sports based on participation or financial issues will not be signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie.

Christie will “pocket veto” the bill, by placing it on an “action not taken list” prior to leaving office on Tuesday, according to a report by Greg ...

It May Be Cold Outside But The Upcoming Programs at Nutley Parks and Rec are HOT!

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Parks and Recreation's schedule of programs for the upcoming months is growing almost daily. There are programs for kids and adults, programs for competitive teams, and even some things for those who want to give back. Readers can always find the latest registration and event information in the new Nutley Parks and Recreation Department column on ...

Senate, Assembly Bills Bad for High School Sports, Columbia High School Athletic Director and NJSIAA Agree

Columbia High School and Nutley High School's ice hockey team has students from the two schools this year.

TRENTON, N.J. – Ground-breaking changes to the state’s high school athletic program are about to hit the desk of Gov. Chris Christie.

According to legislation passed by both the state assembly and senate on Monday, local high schools that are a part of a ...

Rutgers Men's Basketball Coach Approved for $8M Raise, 3 Year Contract Extension

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University officials have signed off on a three-year extension for head men’s basketball coach Steve Pikiell, now set to run through the 2023-2024 season.

The move came at a specially-called Board of Governors meeting on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 10.

Pikiell’s initial contract was signed in March 2016 and set to run five years, of which he’d be ...

Giants Sign Former Bloomfield High School Star Kristjan Sokoli

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- With the NFL playoffs heating up, those teams not fortunate enough to make the postseason get a jumpstart on improving their roster for the following season. The New York Giants recently locked down Bloomfield High graduate Kristjan Sokoli, signing him to their  to their practice squad, giving him a futures contract.  NFL teams use futures ...

NJ Senate, Assembly Pass Legislation that Could ‘Change the Landscape of High School Sports’

TRENTON, NJ — Ground-breaking changes to the state’s high school athletic program are about to hit the desk of Gov. Chris Christie.

According to legislation passed by both the state assembly and senate on Monday, local high schools that are a part of a multi-secondary school district will now be allowed to field one, combined football team if either school has trouble fielding a ...

Ice Hockey: Nutley-Columbia Raiders Achieve Second Victory of the Season

WEST ORANGE, NJ -- The Nutley-Columbia Raiders ice hockey team beat the Bayonne Bees 4-1 over the weekend to capture their second victory of the season.        

After falling to the Bees 4-2 on December 20, the Raiders came onto the ice Saturday night with improved defensive skills.

“We outplayed them as well the fist time around, but we had some defensive ...

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