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Softball: Piscataway Chiefs Fall to South Plainfield Tigers, 13-3

April 22, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -- MaKayla Sosa had herself a day on Saturday as the senior shortstop for the South Plainfield High School varsity softball team smacked two home runs, including a grand slam, to lift the Tigers past feisty Piscataway, 13-3.

At the time, South Plainfield led just 3-2 in the bottom of the fourth inning, but, with the bases loaded, Sosa, who bats lefty, cranked a moonshot ...

Former 6'8" Yankees Farmhand Signs with Patriots after Open Tryout

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots signed right-handed pitcher David Palladino for the 2018 season following open tryouts at TD Bank Ballpark Saturday.

Palladino enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and first in the Atlantic League. The 6’8” righty spent the first five years of his professional career in the New York Yankees organization. He most recently ...

Baseball: Piscataway Chiefs Mauled by East Brunswick Bears, 19-8

PISCATAWAY, NJ - The offense came out swinging once again for the East Brunswick Bears. EB pulled out a dominant victory in Thursday’s game against the Piscataway Chiefs with a score of 19-8. 

In the first inning the Bears put up an early four runs thanks to a grand slam by James Schuld, who has been swinging a hot bat all season long. Schuld had a great day going 2-for-4 with ...

Piscataway Student Athletes Commit to Play College Sports

PISCATAWAY, NJ – At a gathering of family members, teammates, and friends from Piscataway high school, three PHS student athletes signed their letters of intent, joining college teams to continue their athletic careers after they graduate this June.

Larry McCullum will become a member of the Manhattan College track and field team in Riverdale, NY; Yamirah Bennett Bernabela will play ...

Piscataway Baseball Off to 4-1 Start after Topping Spotswood, Iselin Kennedy

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- The Piscataway High School varsity baseball team continued its hot start to the 2018 season with back-to-back wins over Spotswood on Saturday, and Iselin Kennedy on Monday.

Piscataway now sits at 4-1 on the year and looks to be turning the corner under fourth-year head coach Scott Gleichenhaus. The Chiefs went .500 last year (13-13) for the first time in a very long time and ...

Play Ball! Piscataway Little League Opens 2018 Season with Annual Parade and First Pitch

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The excitement was building as hundreds of area little league baseball players and their coaches waved to families and friends as they marched down Sidney Road to the Piscataway Little League complex, an annual tradition that marks the start of baseball season in the township.

Members of town council and other officials led Saturday’s parade as fire trucks and ...

Did Racism Prevent Babe Ruth from Becoming a Major League Manager?

BRONX, NY – As baseball approaches the April 15 anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s breaking the color barrier, a new book, BABE RUTH - A Superstar’s Legacy by Jerry Amernic, makes the case that The Bambino never got the coveted opportunity to become a big-league manager for fear that he might push for integration.

Babe Ruth’s grandson, Tom Stevens, wrote the Foreword ...

Piscataway Chiefs Baseball Splits Doubleheader with Woodbridge

WOODBRIDGE, NJ -- The Piscataway High School varsity baseball team split a doubleheader with Woodbridge on Thursday.

Piscataway won the first game, 14-9, and Woodbridge won the second game, 7-6.

In game one, the Chiefs jumped out to a 10-0 lead thanks to two hits and two runs scored by Jordan Brown. James Ingram reached three times and scored all three times and Jordin Martell hit a pair of ...

American Legend, World Champion QB Joe Theismann to Speak at Boy Scouts Breakfast in May in Basking Ridge

BERNARDS TWP., NJ –The Patriots’ Path Council of the Boy Scouts of America has chosen legendary football quarterback Joe Theismann as its keynote speaker at its second Stars and Stripes Breakfast, on Wednesday, May 2, at The Ridge – Verizon’s Learning and Development Center in Basking Ridge.

The former Washington Redskins quarterback joined ESPN in April 1988, ...

Sparky Lyle Honored at Pro-Celebrity Golf Tournament May 7

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Somerset Patriots Manager Emeritus and Cy Young Award recipient Sparky Lyle will be the honoree at the 28th Annual Somerset County Park Foundation Raymond L. Hughes Memorial Pro-Celebrity Golf Tournament.

Lyle will join local golfers and more than 50 athletes from Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the National Hockey League, professional boxers, and ...

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