Sports

May 11, 2021

NUTLEY, NJ - On April 27, the Nutley Board of Education promoted Nutley High School assistant coach JD Vick to head varsity football coach replacing long time beloved coach, Steven DiGregorio. Vick coached at NHS since 2009 and in 2019, became the interim head coach when DiGregorio went on medical ...

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NUTLEY, NJ--Andre Dean may have gotten off to a shaky start, but the senior right-hander was able to find his rhythm and help his Bloomfield teammates to a 3-2 victory over ninth-seeded Nutley in the first round of the 88th Greater Newark Tournament on Monday afternoon at The Oval in Nutley. The ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - At the April Board of Education meeting, the Board voted to appoint JD Vick Head Varsity Football Coach at NHS. Vick has been with the program since 2004 and served as the interim head football coach in 2019, when Coach Steve DiGregorio was on medical leave. “It’s an honor to be ...

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WAYNE, NJ — Bags of corn were flying through the air at both the Taphouse and the Village Inn where 24 teams competed during the first round of the inaugural Parks & Recreation Cornhole league sponsored by TAPinto Wayne. As the teams faced off, the competition became serious, but the energy ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Competitors are counting down the hours to Opening Day of the Oakley's Corn Hole League in Nutley. The first bag will be tossed around 6 p.m. Tues. May 4. Inspiration for the Nutley Corn Hole League came from a TAPinto Wayne article about that community's league that meets at the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley High softball team remained perfect in 2021 as it struck for three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and posted a 5-2 victory over West Essex on Saturday in Nutley. Nutley, now 8-0 on the season, led, 2-0, before West Essex tied the score with two runs in the top of ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - One thing is sure through Nutley High's first handful of boys lacrosse games this season. Junior attack Matt Pergola is one of the top offensive threats in the state. Pergola has totaled 25 goals along with six assists to help lead the Maroon Raiders to an impressive 3-1 mark ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — The West Essex softball team is continuing to grow and learn lessons following a 5-2 loss to undefeated Nutley on Saturday morning. “We were right there with them; they are an awesome team,” said Knights Head Coach Andrea Mondadori-Llauget.  The Knights showed tremendous ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - One couldn't envision a better start to the Nutley High softball season. On Saturday afternoon, junior Fallyn Stoeckel pitched a three-hitter with nine strikeouts and also went 2-for-3 with a double and three RBI to lead Nutley to a 4-0 victory over Cedar Grove at Msgr. Owens Field ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Spring sports started in the first week of April, however, due to COVID-19, the spring season got pushed back because winter sports started in January. It is now April and baseball, softball, spring track, tennis, crew, golf, and lacrosse are all starting up. COVID-19 is still a ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley High wrestling team was well represented at this past weekend's NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2 'super regional' tournament held Saturday and Sunday at Union High. The Maroon Raiders qualified five seniors to the event with senior Salvatore Mainiero providing the best ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Somerset Patriots Chairman Emeritus, and chairman and CEO of Flemington Car & Truck Country, Steve Kalafer died of cancer Wednesday. "I was absolutely shocked and saddened today to hear about the passing of Steve Kalafer," Bridgewater Mayor Matthew Moench said in a ...

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NUTLEY, NJ--Bloomfield's Andre Dean didn't get an opportunity to take to the mound in a varsity high school game in 2020. On Monday afternoon, the senior right-hander started to make up for lost time. Dean pitched a complete game nine-hitter with eight strikeouts and one walk to help lift the ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ — The Cedar Grove baseball team opened its season Monday with a lot of runs early, but Belleville scored two runs late in the game to come away with an 8-7 victory. Dario Bryant went 2-for-4 with an RBI, one run scored and two stolen bases for Cedar Grove, which lashed out eight ...

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PATERSON, NJ - An all-star lineup of government officials and athletes took the field at Hinchliffe Stadium last week to announce that the long awaited renovation of the historic space will be underway in the coming weeks. Leading off for the home team was former Paterson Business Administrator ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University and head women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer have agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension that will keep the Hall of Fame coach courtside through the 2025-26 season. Stringer, who ranks fifth in career victories (1,055) among women’s ...

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Join us for The Oakley’s spring cornhole tournament on Tuesdays in May and June, sponsored by Pretty Handy and TAPinto Nutley! We are looking for 8 teams of 2-4 players to join the league. Entry fee is $80 per team for the season. Prizes will be awarded to the winner each week. Play begins May 4 ...

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NEW JERSEY -  Opening day of Trout Season is Saturday, April 10 and to celebrate, state waters have been stocked with a half million rainbow trout. For a full list of locations, click HERE "Thanks to DEP’s Division of Fish & Wildlife, which has been hard at work with advanced trout stocking, ...

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WAYNE, NJ — The Wayne Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with TAPinto Wayne, is holding the Township’s first-ever Cornhole League. It’s time to find out who is the best of the best when it comes to throwing a bean bag into a small hole on an inclined wooden board. The league will be ...

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NUTLEY, NJ- In a season already shortened due to COVID 19, every win is important. When you're wrestling a neighboring town and rival, the victory is even sweeter.  The Bengals (5-4) took the short trip to face rival Nutley (3-5) and secured a solid 55-18 team victory.  After a quick 24-0 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ —The Rutgers athletics department, in response to the Big Ten Conference policy announcement Wednesday, will increase its venue capacities for all remaining 2020-21 Big Ten Conference competitions. The decision to follow local COVID-19 health guidelines and restrictions was ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - As the minutes ticked away in the second half of Sunday night's NCAA basketball tournament game between Rutgers and heavily favored Houston, all were wondering: Could it be? Could Rutgers be heading back to the Sweet 16 - the first time since the 1970s? At Tavern on George, the ...

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN — For the first time since 1983, Rutgers men's basketball was victorious in an NCAA Tournament game. Playing in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1991, the No. 10 seeded Scarlet Knights performed on the big stage, defeating No. 7 seed Clemson by a final score of 60-56 at ...

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TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy has announced that effective Friday, March 19, at 6am, the ban on outdoor interstate youth competitions will be lifted. Attendees at outdoor sports competitions will be limited to players, coaches, and officials, and up to two parents or guardians per participating ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – March Madness is setting in across New Jersey. And no place is going to celebrate Rutgers’ first appearance in the men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament since 1991 like New Brunswick. Restaurant and bar owners are getting ready for students, alumni and even a smattering of ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - If you haven't yet heard from your favorite Rutgers basketball fan, the men's team is heading to the NCAA tournament for the first time in 30 years. RU (15-11) has the No. 10 seed in the Midwest Region during the bracket reveal on CBS Sunday night, to take on No. 7 Clemson ...

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Special to TAPinto Nutley from Nutley Public Schools. Nutley High School Head Varsity Football Coach Steven DiGregorio retired from his role during an 8pm virtual meeting with the team on Thursday evening, March 4, 2021.  DiGregorio, a 1979 graduate and standout player for Nutley, came to NHS ...

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ENGLEWOOD, NJ - In its final game of the 2021 season, the Nutley/Columbia High co-op ice hockey team displayed the same trait it had many times this season - its resiliency. The Maroon Raiders trailed by two goals twice against Tenafly but battled back to forge a 3-3 tie on Thursday, March 4 at ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — Now that the very unusual and truncated 2021 basketball season has come to an end, Nutley High head coach Bob Harbison came to a simple conclusion. "I'm glad we played," said Harbison. "I would've liked it better to not have the two-week break that delayed the start of the season, ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — A season that looked like it may not even happen turned out to be one for the history books for the Cedar Grove girls basketball team. In their final game of the abridged 2021 season, the Panthers defeated Nutley, 40-24, Saturday morning to clinch an undefeated ...

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