Sports

August 13, 2018

New Jersey’s Director of Gaming Enforcement says goal is to become top US sports betting market, but how realistic is that goal? David Rebuck, the ever-optimistic Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, made a bold proclamation last week when he told Gambling ...

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FLUSHING, NY — Throughout the past decade, New Jersey has produced copious baseball talent at the major league level. There are currently 19 New Jersey natives in the league, a number that is higher than it’s ever been.  "We got a lot of good guys and we represent where we’re from,” said the New ...

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NUTLEY, NJ- We have endured our share of natural disasters in New Jersey over the past decade.  So, the selflessness displayed by young local heroes to travel halfway across the country to assist others struggling to recover is truly inspiring.   From July 22 to 28, Nutley Fellowship of ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Jets were on the banks Saturday night, using High Point Solutions Stadium as host of their Green and White scrimmage.  It was a great time for Jets fans to see the team's young quarterback Sam Darnold throw some passes during a loose scrimmage that had plenty of offense and ...

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FORT LEE, NJ -  Nutley made it to Junior League Baseball Section 2 Championship before falling to Saddle Brook last night.  The game was marred by an incident that began in the bleachers during the third inning as parents representing both teams began shouting at each other.  The ...

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FORT LEE, NJ - Nutley dropped the second and deciding game of the 14-and-under Junior League Baseball Section 2 Championship, losing to Saddle Brook 15-4 last night (July 20) at Lewis F. Cole Middle School Field Complex in Fort Lee. One night earlier, Nutley suffered their first loss of the ...

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FORT LEE, NJ - The all-stars from Nutley East suffered their first postseason defeat during Game 1 of the 14-and-under Junior League Baseball Section 2 Championship Round, losing to Saddle Brook 8-2 last night (July 19) at Lewis F. Cole Middle School Field in Fort Lee. With both teams now having ...

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RIDGEFIELD, NJ - The Nutley American Little League 12-year-old All-Stars lost to Teaneck Southern 12-2 in a Section 2 State Tournament Game this evening at Ridgefield Little League. Coupled with their 11-5 loss yesterday to Elmora of Elizabeth, they have been eliminated from the tournament.

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NUTLEY, NJ - There was a lot of action on the diamond this week as Nutley's 'Boys of Summer; entered tournament games.  Nutley American Drops Game 1 of Sectional Tournament RIDGEFIELD, NJ- In the opening game of the 12-Year-Old Section 2 State Tournament, Nutley American fell to Elmora of ...

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LITTLE FALLS NJ - The Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center will host an in-depth conversation about the national opioid crisis on July 21. The event will run from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Dr. Robert L. Johnson, Dean of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School will lead the conversation about opioids and ...

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NUTLEY, NJ- Nutley American once again got the better of Bloomfield, this time in a 3-2 nail-biter during the Championship Game of the 12-year-old District 8 Little League Tournament tonight at Nutley American Field. Heading into tonight, Bloomfield won Pool A with a 3-1 record, while Nutley ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Girls Seventh and Eighth Grade Softball Team were honored during the June 19 Board of Commissioners’ public meeting.   The Nutley Girls Seventh and Eighth Grade Softball Team, the Suburban Softball Division and League Champions for first time since 1991, was presented a ...

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NUTLEY, NJ- Nutley American toppled Bloomfield 13-8 to remain undefeated in their last pool-play game of the 12-year-old District 8 Little League Tournament tonight at Nutley American Field.   Both teams were 3-0 heading into tonight, as Bloomfield lead Pool A, while Nutley American was atop ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley East played host to North Ward of Newark and pulled out a win in their final at bat, 7-3. Nutley East picked up a run in the 1st inning and two runs in the 3rd inning to lead 3-0.  North Ward rallied with three runs in the bottom of the 5th to knot the game 3-3.   The ...

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NUTLEY, NJ- The results from months of strict dieting and intense iron pumping in the weight room will be on display as bodybuilding’s best physiques and local beach bodies take center stage this weekend in Nutley. Extreme Gym and International Natural Bodybuilding Association host the annual ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Cross-town rivals met again, this time as Nutley American 10-year-old All-Stars defeated Nutley East 13-2 in hazy, hot and humid conditions tonight during District 8 Little League Tournament pool-play at Nutley East Field. It was 92 degrees with a heat index of 100 at first-pitch ...

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NUTLEY, NJ- It was a battle of cross-town rivals as Nutley American defeated Nutley East in a 2-0 thriller during 12-year-old District 8 Little League All-Star Tournament match-up this morning at Nutley American Field. The fast-paced, hour and five-minute game was a pitcher’s dual with the only ...

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BELLEVILLE,NJ- The Nutley East Little League 10-year-old all-stars defeated Belleville 16 to 7 tonight in Belleville to advance in the standings of the pool-play district tournament. Nutley was powered with five runs in both the second and fourth innings to give Belleville another ...

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NUTLEY, NJ-- We want to share a very special accomplishment by a young man from Nutley American. Kevin Jiratatprasot threw a Perfect Game Saturday night for Nutley American LL All Stars against a very good Livingston LL team. After some research, we believe it is the first time someone from NALL ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Girls Eighth Grade Basketball Team, the Suburban Travel Basketball Division and League Champions for the fourth year in a row, was presented a resolution by the Board of Commissioners. The team has won 13 out of 14 games this season; over four years they have won a total of ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Athletes in Nutley Public Schools signed with colleges on Wednesday 30 to bring some 'Raider Nation' spirit to their college experience.  Raiders signing are Jaela Small (Track and Field) with NJIT, Matt and Charlie Scorsone (Crew) with Lafayette, Barbara Benda (Crew) with ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley High School Director of Athletics, Joe Piro, explained the decision to reorganize sub-varisty sports programs to maximize resources and potential of Raider Nation in a letter sent to all parents in the district. The letter, sent on May 24, is a pre-cursor to a presentation on ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Sophomore Kevin Hogan launched a two-out, solo homer in the bottom of the seventh inning to cap a two-run rally that lifted No. 2 seed Nutley over seventh-seeded Chatham, 4-3, on Thursday in the quarterfinal round of the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 state baseball tournament played ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - On a spectacular evening for a game, Nutley defeated Caldwell by a score of 15 to nothing in the 7th and 8th Grade Girls Softball Suburban Essex League Championship played on Thursday, May 24, at Owens Park in Nutley, NJ. Both teams advanced to the finals after winning semifinal ...

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NUTLEY, NJ- Take me out to the bodyslams, take me out to the mayhem!  Independent Wrestling Federation presents a family-friendly Live Event on Sunday, June 10, 2018, 5:30 pm to benefit Nutley East Little League.  The outdoor extravaganza takes place at Nutley East's Flora Louden Park Complex, 268 ...

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VERONA, NJ  - Trevor Santos may only be a sophomore, yet despite his youth has shown an incredible calmness under pressure in his young career. Saturday’s 86th Greater Newark Tournament semifinals game was just the latest example of that. The left-hander came on in relief and threw five ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The twentieth annual Nutley Chamber of Commerce 5K and Fun Run is Sunday May 6 in the Nutley Park Oval. Participants, and those wishing to participate, are reminded of the following times so they do not miss any of the fun. Late registration will take place at the Nutley Park Oval ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - After a wild first two innings that saw 13 runs scored between the two teams, a pitcher’s duel broke out, as Nutley edged Hasbrouck Heights, 9-8, in eight innings in Nutley Thursday afternoon. Nutley’s Kevin Hogan’s sacrifice fly off Aviator reliever Shawn Calhoun scored Josh ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley East Board of Directors in conjunction with the American Little League Board of Directors voted to move the date for Opening Day Celebrations and Mother Nature was agreeable. Players and parents alike gathered eagerly for the introduction of teams. As players' names were ...

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Bloomfield/Montclair, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that the restroom building and the tennis court building in Essex County Brookdale Park are being modernized on Tuesday, April 24th. The upgrades are part of the County Executive's ongoing initiative to update ...

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