Sports

August 19, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. -- In late June, Piscataway native Nick Morgan scored a job as the Kid CEO for the local professional baseball team the Somerset Patriots. And finally, Morgan, a soon-to-be freshman at Piscataway Township High School this fall, recently went through five days’ worth of ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- TAPinto Piscataway went one-on-one with Piscataway native, Elijah Barnwell at Rutgers football media day this past Sunday. In an interview with Chris Nalwasky, Barnwell discussed his progress at training camp and coming back from a torn ACL. He also explained how he hopes to ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – At the start of training camp for the Rutgers football team at the beginning of August, there were a few notable position changes. But none were more eye opening and drastic than redshirt freshman Elijah Barnwell switching from offense to defense, from running back to ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Nothing ever comes easy or is simple when it comes to New Jersey high school football. A brand-new system for team classifications and the playoffs will be implemented starting in the upcoming 2018 season. Should a team win a sectional title, they will take it one game further ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Olympian and Union Catholic High School alum Sydney McLaughlin, who turned pro after one of the greatest "one and done" seasons in NCAA Track and Field history at the University of Kentucky, has signed with talent agency WME (William Morris Endeavor), according to a report in ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Find a way. Just find a way to grind and maybe an opportunity will present itself. 16-year-old and seventh-seed Michael Thorbjornsen of Wellesley, Mass. did just that on Saturday afternoon as he edged fellow 16-year-old and good friend 12th-seeded Akshay Bhatia of Wake Forest, ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ -- Jevon Buckmire Davis and Nahjir Woods, two recent Class of 2018 Piscataway High School graduates, played for Middlesex County in the 2018 Snapple Bowl Thursday night at Nicholas A. Priscoe Stadium at Woodbridge High School. Davis and Woods helped Middlesex defeat Union County, ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Malcolm Jenkins returned to his roots this past Friday and Saturday as he and The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation held the 7th Annual Next Level Youth Football Camp at Piscataway High School. The free, fun, non-contact football camp gave kids ages 7-17 the opportunity to work with ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Graduation is just days away and the stress of finals and getting things ready for walking across the stage are on the minds of Piscataway High School seniors. But, that doesn’t mean a pair of individuals can’t have a little late school-year fun on the diamond. PHS’s James ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Piscataway High School junior Jordin Martell was chosen to play in the Greater Middlesex Conference Baseball Coaches Association 2018 Underclassmen Showcase on Saturday at North Brunswick Community Park. Martell, a first baseman and pitcher, played for the “American” team ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- The Piscataway High School varsity baseball team was riding high at the beginning of the year as it sported a 7-3 record. But, the Chiefs lost their mojo and dropped eight games in a row, falling deep into the Greater Middlesex Conference -- White Division standings and virtually ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- The South Plainfield High School varsity baseball team defeated Piscataway, 5-2, in eight innings Monday afternoon at Columbus Park in Piscataway. South Plainfield and Piscataway were both held scoreless until the top of the eighth when the Tigers plated five runs. Ashwin ...

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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 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have re-signed 2017 Atlantic League All-Star left-handed pitcher Duane Below for the 2018 season. He marks the third Atlantic League All-Star to join the team this week. “I’m grateful and excited that the Patriots wanted me back this year,” said Below.

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- The Piscataway High School boys varsity basketball team beat Lakewood Wednesday night, 58-46, but the outcome of the game wasn’t the most important aspect of the evening. It was Senior Night in Piscataway, as six Chiefs were honored before the game. One by one, each player ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Piscataway High School varsity football schedule will look a little different in 2018 compared to recent years. Starting this upcoming season, the Greater Middlesex Conference will feature new divisional alignments (posted below), and in turn, new opponents. The realignment ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – When Super Bowl LII arrives and kicks off on Sunday, Feb. 4 at 6:30 p.m. EST at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN., the township of Piscataway will be well represented. Malcolm Jenkins, a Piscataway High School Class of 2005 graduate and NFL All-Pro safety, will lead the NFC ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- The Piscataway High School boys varsity basketball team got back in the win column on Saturday with a 63-51 victory over Monroe in a Greater Middlesex Conference -- Red Division battle in Piscataway. The win for the Chiefs (12-2, 8-1) versus the Falcons (4-9, 3-6) comes after ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ – Just five years removed from an outstanding football career at Immaculata High School, defensive end Tashawn Bower and his Minnesota Vikings teammates are one step away from Super Bowl LII, thanks to what has been dubbed the “Minnesota Miracle.” It was to be the final play ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – South Plainfield High School wrestling coach Bill Pavlak returned to Piscataway High School for a dual match Wednesday evening for the first time since stepping down as the coach of the Chiefs to return to coach the Tigers again before the 2016-17 season. Behind a fast start and ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – The proposed bill to allow school districts with multiple high schools to “co-op” in all sports based on participation or financial issues will not be signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie. Christie will “pocket veto” the bill, by placing it on an “action not taken list” prior ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – You know the Pat Benatar song, “Hit me with your best shot”? While the Piscataway High School varsity boys’ basketball team isn’t exactly inviting their opponent’s best shot, they certainly get it. On Saturday afternoon, the Chiefs improved to 9-1 overall and 6-0 in the Red ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – When a team is undefeated, they have a proverbial bullseye on their backs. It just comes with the territory. Every opponent is going to give it their best shot to be the one to put a mark in the loss column. On Saturday morning, the Piscataway High School varsity girls’ ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots have announced that single game tickets for the 2018 season will go on sale Jan. 16.  Tickets will be on sale beginning at 10:00 am in person at the ticket office located at TD Bank Ballpark, over the phone by calling 908-252-0700, or online at ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Piscataway High School varsity girls’ and boys’ basketball teams have both enjoyed solid starts on the hardwood this season. As 2017 wraps up and we all welcome in 2018, the Lady Chiefs are undefeated at 6-0 and the Chiefs are 5-1. The results are vastly different than a ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - After dropping their home opener on Friday night, the Spotswood High School boys varsity basketball team bounced back to defeat Timothy Christian High School 70-58 on Saturday, December 16 for their first win of the season. Varsity newcomer Dylan Seel netted 24 to lead the ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Greater Middlesex Conference football coaches decided on which players will get to play on this year’s All-Conference and/or All-Division teams, said officials last Thursday. The selection meeting, held at Colonia High School in Woodbridge included players from around the county ...

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- Sydney McLaughlin, who graduated from Union Catholic last spring, didn’t waste any time making her presence felt on the college level when the legendary star made a stunning NCAA debut for Kentucky on Friday night at the Hoosier Open at the University of Indiana. The ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ –  The Piscataway Pop Warner Cheer Squad has once again qualified to compete in the annual National Cheer Competition in Orlando, Florida after winning the recently held Eastern Region Cheerleading Championships. To get there, the 26 member Junior Varsity Braves placed first in ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- The Piscataway High School and Franklin High School football teams have met on the gridiron almost every year for a Thanksgiving holiday showdown, first meeting in 1962. The neighboring rivals hate each other for a lack of a better word, and always play extremely hard against one ...

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