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May 16, 2022

NEWARK, NJ - It was well worth the wait for the Nutley High softball team. After having its Essex County Tournament semifinal contest with second-seeded and 20th ranked Livingston postponed twice because of weather, the third-seeded Lady Raiders posted a 3-2 upset victory on Sunday afternoon at ...

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VERONA, NJ - While the Nutley High baseball team was seeking its fourth championship round berth in the Greater Newark Tournament over the last 10 tournaments, it was its opponent - and neighboring rival - Bloomfield that punched its ticket for the first time in a quarter of a century. Led by a ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Joe Delanzo pitched a two-hit shutout and Nutley pushed across the only two runs of the game in the top of the seventh inning to lift the sixth-seeded Raiders to a 2-0 upset victory over third-seeded Caldwell in the quarterfinal round of the 89th Greater Newark Tournament on ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The first Jersey City marathon will be held on April 23, 2023.  Steve Lipski, a former Jersey City Councilman, who currently serves as Jersey City Road Runners Executive Director made the announcement last week. The event is expected to draw thousands of runners and ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Jermain Johnson has been appointed the new varsity football coach for Montclair High School Mounties, effective July 1, school district officials announced. Montclair Public Schools Superintendent Jonathan Ponds announced that Johnson was appointed during the May 4 Board of ...

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KENTUCKY -  A New Jersey family is preparing to cheer on its own horse at today's 2022 Kentucky Derby. Bridgewater residents Tom and Carol Hopkins are part owners of Donegal Racing’s Mo Donegal, a 3-year-old horse set to compete in the Derby. Tom Hopkins has been interested in racing since ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Matt Pergola continues to play at a very high level. And while he and his 12th-seeded Raider teammates fell to fifth-seeded Columbia in the opening round of the Essex County Tournament on Saturday morning, the senior continued his assault on New Jersey lacrosse record ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – C. Vivian Stringer, a Rutgers icon, a trailblazer in women’s basketball and the first Black coach (man or woman) to reach 1,000 wins in Division I competition, has announced her retirement. Stringer, who also coached at Cheyney State and Iowa during her Hall of Fame career, ...

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Jahan Dotson is a son of East Orange and the product of two hardworking parents who raised a very talented and humble son. Thursday night, the Washington Commanders picked the receiver number 16 in the first round of the NFL draft. While many athletes anticipate draft night, texting all their ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ - When this year's Essex County Tournament gets underway next week, the Nutley High softball team will be once again looking to make a deep run. On Wednesday afternoon the Lady Raiders won their season-high fourth straight game, earning an 18-2 five-inning victory over Belleville ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) will be playing at the Upper Montclair Country Club in the LPGA Cognizant Founders Cup tournament from May 9-15.  Organizers state that participants will vy for a $3 million dollar purse, which is the largest of any LPGA Tour event ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Friday night’s annual Scarlet-White Spring Game at Rutgers’ SHI Stadium concluded on a heartfelt moment. Gavin Kane, 11, who suffered a traumatic injury from a car accident when he was just a baby, and is a patient at Children’s Specialized Hospital in New Brunswick, scored the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University has reached a contract extension with Athletic Director Pat Hobbs, keeping him at the helm of the Scarlet Knights through 2028.  Hobbs, who is in his seventh season On the Banks, has helped usher in one of the greatest eras in Rutgers athletics history, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Despite not having a hit against Nutley starter Damian Quiles, Montclair was able to load the bases in the bottom of the second inning. Senior right-hander Joe Delanzo was then pressed into service with two out and a 2-0 count on the batter at the plate. Delanzo calmly ended ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - For openers, the Nutley High girls flag football team got off on the right foot, winning the first game, under the new lights at the Nutley Park Oval, in the rain, so what's next?. Nutley has eight games this spring, with six at home at the Park Oval. The Lady Raiders are in the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Matt Pergola led the Nutley Raiders Lacrosse team with eight goals Saturday at the Oval, but that was not enough to defeat Verona.  Verona's James Haveron led with five goals, ultimately leading to a 18-9 victory over the Raiders.   James Haveron led Verona with five goals to an ...

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CLIFTON, NJ – The Wayne Valley Girls Flag Football team won the inaugural game of their inaugural season in a dominating fashion, shutting out the Clifton Mustangs 18-0. Great play calling by Head Coach Andrew Imperatore and Assistants Roger Kotlarz and Lauren Larcamp helped the Indians reach ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Commissioners presented the Nutley Junior Raider Wrestling Team and the Nutley Girls Competition Cheer Team with resolutions during the Tuesday April 5 public meeting. Also recognized was the Nutley Boy Scout Troop 147 for attending the meeting to satisfy their Citizenship in the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – An agreement between Rutgers athletics and Jacksonville, Fla.-based Brandr Group unveiled Thursday could result in a windfall for the athletes who play on the 24 teams at Rutgers. Brandr is a brand management, marketing and licensing agency that uses group licensing rights to ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - For openers, the Nutley High girls flag football team got off on the right foot. In the first game in its history, Nutley received two touchdowns from Mackenzie Albert and another score from Alex Twomey to earn a 20-7 victory over Hillside on Thursday night under the newly ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Raiders Flag Football team hosted Hillside under the new Oval lights and constant rainfall Thursday night. Nutley being Nutley, these fans stayed to support the team. TAPinto Nutley sports reporter Chris Orlando has the details from this first football game played under ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -  Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop will take part with more than 5,000 runners in the New York Road Runners inaugural Newport Fiesta 5K on May 1. The route will take runners on a tour of downtown Jersey City highlighting local businesses, city hall, and views of the World Trade ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Matt Pergola, and the entire Nutley Raiders Lacrosse Team, are on fire this season.  Saturday, the Raiders beat Morris Catholic 20 - 13. Pergola had 10 goals and 3 assists. The team heads to Hanover Park at 4 p.m. Tuesday, then hosts Verona at 10 a.m. at the Oval Sat. Apr.

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ – On Sunday, 25-year-old Scottie Scheffler became the 86th person to win the Masters Tournament down in Augusta, Georgia. Scheffler also captured another milestone with his victory, becoming the first person born in the Garden State to win the most prestigious golf tournament in the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – With oars powerfully sweeping in one carefully choreographed movement, the members of the Rutgers women’s rowing team propel their boats down the Raritan River during practice. Living up to their program battlecry – Upstream, Red Team! – they blast past the River Dorms and ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley High boys lacrosse team couldn't have picked a better day - or night - to earn its first victory of the season. Led by a game-high 11 goals from senior attack Matt Pergola, including the 100th of his career, the Maroon Raiders christened the first game under the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Thousands of people from across Hudson County, and beyond greeted the members of the historic St. Peter’s University Peacocks men’s basketball team at a parade held in their honor Friday. The parade for the Peacocks started at the statue at Lincoln Park and made its way up JFK ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Kickoff for the annual Scarlet-White Game at Rutgers has been moved back one day, to Friday, April 22.  The football game will be at 7 p.m. at SHI Stadium and admission is free.  The school's athletic department did not indicate why the game has been rescheduled in a press ...

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NEWARK, NJ — When the Ironbound Soccer Club Super Eagles boys’ 16/17 team capped off its 2021 season with a national championship, the remarkable feat stood as a testament to how far the club’s partnership with the local Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club has come, providing Newark youths an ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Malcolm Jenkins is hanging up his cleats. Jenkins, a Piscataway native and two-time Super Bowl champion announced he is retiring from the NFL on Wednesday morning. “Grateful. After 13 seasons, my time on the football field has come to an end,” Jenkins posted on social media ...

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