Sports

July 29, 2021

  BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Fellowship Senior Living hosted a watch party in its theater on Sunday to cheer on resident Beverly Siegler’s grandson Morgan Pearson, as he competed in the Olympics for Team USA on its Triathlon Team.  These “watch parties” became the best way for family and friends of ...

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TOKYO -- After a year's delay, Piscataway native Colton Brown advanced to the men’s judo 90 kilograms Round of 16 at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Nippon Budokan on Wednesday local time in Japan. Competing for Team USA, Brown, 29 who is ranked No. 28 in the world according to the International ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Last Saturday, the Woodland Park Stigma Free Task Force launched the first of four free morning yoga classes at Dowling Gardens, 2 Dowling Parkway. Join Stigma Free and Soulfull Yoga with Janine for these high energy fusion yoga classes on Saturdays, July 31, Aug. 7 and 14 at ...

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Alen Hadzic, a 29-year-old West Orange native who graduated from Montclair High School, was temporarily suspended in June by the US Center for SafeSport when three women reported him for sexual misconduct between 2013 and 2015. Hadzic denies the allegations. He’s an alternative on the Olympic ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Wayne Valley High School’s outstanding fencer, Francesca Russo is in Tokyo right now, settled into the Olympic village and prepping for competition. Her road to Tokyo, though took a turn during the pandemic and COVID came very close to derailing her dream. Russo’s story is one of ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The West Paterson Boys & Girls Club announces that registration is open for fall soccer and cheerleading.  Fall soccer registration will be held at the WP Boys & Girls Club on July 22 from 7 to 8 p.m. and July 24 from 12 to 1 p.m. You can also register online here.

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The eyes of the world will soon focus on Japan, host of the 2020 Summer Olympics. The XXXII Olympiad was originally scheduled to take place last August but was postponed because of the worldwide pandemic. The 2020 games will mark the second time that Tokyo has hosted the Summer ...

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PATERSON, NJ - Early morning, dark, cloudy skies transitioned into perfect weather with plenty of sunshine for the inaugural Northside Action Network Outdoor Amateur & Olympic Boxing Event held at the amphitheater of Paterson’s Great Falls National Historical Park on Saturday.  With a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Five former Scarlet Knight athletes will be representing Team USA at the upcoming Toyko Olympics. Todd Frazier and Patrick Kivlehan will be on the field for baseball with Darren Fenster serving as an assistant coach, Carli Lloyd takes the pitch with women's soccer for her ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK — In a huge sigh of relief for the greater New Brunswick area, Geo Baker and Ron Harper, Jr. are both returning to the university's basketball team this fall. Baker made it official in a video posted on Twitter on Wednesday. Then, a few short hours later, Harper went ...

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WAYNE, NJ — Former eighth grade Wayne Boys & Girls Club football player, Amir Ammar was surprised by his coaches and teammates recently when they presented him with a framed Panthers football jersey signed by all of his teammates. It was a gesture of support for the soon-to-be ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ — Provisions requiring the U.S. Department of Transportation to study the effectiveness of three-point seatbelts on school busses passed in Congress Friday with bipartisan support.  The legislation was initially introduced to Congress as part of the SECURES Act by Representative ...

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LITTLE FALLS - Members of the Little Falls Police Benevolent Association 346 took part in the Families Behind the Badge Softball Tournament on June 12. Multiple softball games were held at the newly refurbished Sport and Recreation Complex field with several other police departments joining ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ —Rutgers football will be welcoming fans in full attendance when it opens the 2021 season at SHI Stadium. The announcement follows updated state guidance allowing outdoor venues to operate at full capacity. The Scarlet Knights will host six home games during the 2021 season, ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – Jude Misko isn’t Thor, but the graduate student in the criminal justice program at Rutgers University – Camden is very good with a different kind of hammer. He won the national NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championship’s hammer throwing competition last month after ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Sixth Annual Families Behind the Badge softball tournament will take place on Saturday, June 12, starting at 8:30 a.m. on Memorial Field in Woodland Park - behind Memorial Middle School at McBride Avenue and Memorial Drive. This year, the event will be honoring Det. Frank ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers football team will begin the 2021 season in primetime. The Scarlet Knights’ season opener against the Temple Owls at SHI Stadium will be moved to Thursday, Sept. 2. The game was originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 4 Rutgers will also hold its annual ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Anthony Ashnault, a former national champion and Rutgers wrestling’s all-time wins leader, has been hired as an assistant coach. Ashnault became the only four-time All-American and three-time Big Ten Champion in Rutgers history. He capped his career at Rutgers with an ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Rutgers football hosted its annual Scarlet-White game, presented by PNC Bank on Thursday, May 20 at SHI Stadium. The Scarlet team defeated the White team by a score of 23-21, as RU welcomed healthcare workers of the Rutgers community to the field for the game's final ...

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 LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - The Sports and Recreation Complex is in full swing with residents and visitors alike taking advantage of the recent renovations made to the building and fields. The ongoing upgrades to the facility, located at 160 Paterson Ave, consist of a new air-conditioning system ...

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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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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -  Passaic Valley rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh to defeated Bergen Tech, 9-8, Friday afternoon at Passaic Valley High School in Little Falls.  Passaic Valley’s Austin West’s single with the bases loaded lifted the Hornets to the victory. Bergen Tech had led ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ. — The Township held their opening day ceremony for the 2021 Little Falls Recreation baseball and softball programs for boys and girls from Pre-K to eighth grade Saturday, April 17.  A number of games were held on the newly refurbished field at the Sports and Recreation Complex ...

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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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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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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Officials from Berkeley College and the Borough of Woodland Park gathered at the Frank Zaccaria Memorial Park on April 14 to commemorate the College’s donation of two soccer goals for use on the newly installed synthetic turf field. The space, which was made available by the ...

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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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PATERSON, NJ - Somewhere, Lou Costello is looking down at his hometown and smiling. The official announcement of the beginning of construction of a $1.2 million renovation of the downtown park named after the legendary Hollywood actor and comedian was heralded on Friday morning by Mayor Andre ...

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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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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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