Sports

May 9, 2020

PISCATAWAY, NJ — Last month, the annual Middlesex-Union all-star football game was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The gridiron charity contest is one of many to be shut down for the summer already across the state including the Phil Simms North-South Game. The 27th installment of the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Earlier this week, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced that schools will remain closed for the rest of the academic year and that high school spring sports were officially not happening. That means there will be no long toss or pinging of the bats, tennis balls bouncing ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — In four months, Colton Brown, a Piscataway native, was supposed to be in Tokyo, Japan for the 2020 Olympics this summer. But, on Tuesday, Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach both agreed to postpone the Games by about one year ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- The 2020 NJSIAA State Individual Championships took place over the course of the last three days at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, and three Piscataway High School grapplers made the trip down south to compete. Marcus Petite, a 170-pounder, placed on the podium in ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The Piscataway High School girls basketball team’s 2019-20 season came to end on Tuesday as the sixth-seeded Lady Chiefs fell to 11th-seeded Hunterdon Central, 55-35, in the first round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 tournament. Piscataway (16-10) got off to a ...

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SOMERSET, N.J. -- Piscataway High School wrestler Marcus Petite won the 170-pound Region 5 championship on Saturday at Franklin High. The second-seeded Petite, a senior who earned his 100th career win in mid-February, pinned North Hunterdon’s fourth-seeded James Holder in 1:28. In the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The fourth-seeded Piscataway Lady Chiefs took on the Edison Eagles in the first round of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament on Wednesday posting a huge win, 73-37. The Chiefs’ Tori Fisher dominated with a game high 30 points, with six assists, five rebounds and four ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The fourth-seeded Piscataway High School wrestling team beat fifth-seeded Elizabeth, 40-33, in the first round of the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 5 state tournament on Monday night. Elizabeth (18-7) led 27-25 with four matches to go, but Piscataway (12-7) took three of the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Jordyn Allen, a Senior player with the Piscataway Chiefs girls soccer team was recognized for her achievements on the field in a state-wide NJSIAA celebration for National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Allen, who has committed to play soccer at the University of Rhode Island ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The Piscataway High School wrestling team finished in second place for the fourth year in a row at the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament which took place this past Friday and Saturday at PHS. The Chiefs tallied 172 points. First place Monroe, which stopped South ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Four Piscataway High School student-athletes formally announced where they will compete on the collegiate level, officially signing commitment letters during Wednesday’s National Signing Day event. Swimmer, Nathan Borges, who set meet records in the 200 and 500 Freestyle at ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – It’s almost time for spring sports action in Piscataway.   T-Ball registration for the Recreation Department’s 2020 baseball season began early January. The program is open to township residents ages 5, 6 and 7.  Everyone must register online by Monday, March 16 at 4 p.m. in ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Home for just the third time all season long, the Piscataway High School girls basketball team defeated Old Bridge, 65-52, on Thursday afternoon. The Chiefs are now 11-5 on the season and 8-1 within the Greater Middlesex Conference Red Division with the win while the Knights ...

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PATERSON, NJ -- The Piscataway High School girls basketball team won in double-overtime on the road at Paterson Kennedy on Saturday afternoon, 61-59. With the win, the Chiefs have won five games in a row and own a 10-5 overall record. “Today was a complete team win,” Chiefs coach Chris Puder ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ -- Despite Nathan Borges's meet records in the 200 and 500 Freestyle, Piscataway took 6th place at the GMC Championships on Friday. Saint Joseph High School (Metuchen) continued its incredible swimming championship winning streak by finishing first for the 42nd year in a row at ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Coach Darius Griffin said he saw “growth” and “confidence” in his Piscataway High School boys basketball team less than two weeks afte a close loss to South Brunswick, one of the top teams in the Greater Middlesex Conference. Since falling four games under .500 at that time ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The Piscataway High School wrestling team fell in a tight match to Monroe, 34-29, inside the Anthony Gym on Friday night. The match featured the No. 2-ranked Falcons and No. 3 Chiefs in the Home News Tribune Top 10. “It was close, but unfortunately it was the close in the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway Chiefs Wrestling fell to South Plainfield, 32-31 on Wednesday, a close match away in Tiger Nation. With the loss, the Chiefs’ record moves to 6-1 for the season, 5-1 in GMC rankings.  South Plainfield remains undefeated at 5-0 in GMC rankings, 10-4 on the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- The Piscataway High School boys basketball team fell at home to South Brunswick, 57-52, in a Greater Middlesex Conference - Red Division contest on Thursday night. South Brunswick (5-2, 4-0 GMC Red) made plays late and withstood missed free throws at the very end to hold off ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - T-Ball registration is now open for its April-June 2020 season: http://www.piscatawaynj.org/recreation/tball Everyone must register online by Monday, March 16th at 4 p.m. in order to be placed on a team. Siblings must be registered separately. For a new player, the Recreation ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Holidays hoops has come and gone as the Piscataway High School boys and girls basketball teams both played in tournaments over the course of the last few days. The girls participated in the Bound Brook Crusader Classic and got a good early test from a ranked Morris Catholic ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The 2019-20 season for the Piscataway High School boys and girls basketball teams got underway on Friday. Both squads went up against Greater Middlesex Conference - Red Division foe Perth Amboy with the girls playing host and defeating the Panthers, 61-34. Tori Fisher netted ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – It’s been a long road for former Piscataway Chief, Juwon Jackson, a dual sport athlete who just finished a prep semester at New York’s Milford Academy this fall. Jackson, who graduated from Piscataway High School in June 2019 signed his letter of intent on Wednesday, committing ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Hoops season is back. The Piscataway High School boys and girls basketball teams are both in the midst of preseason practice as the Chiefs and Lady Chiefs are preparing for the upcoming winter campaign. Third-year head coach Chris Puder’s girls squad will look a lot ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Former Piscataway Lady Chiefs basketball player, Kendrea Williams continues to post big numbers on the basketball court as a college student at Saint Peter’s University. The 5’9” Guard was recently named Student-Athlete of the Month for December at Saint Peter’s where she now ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – With rumors swirling about whether Rutgers University’s football program will move forward with an offer to name Greg Schiano as head coach of the Scarlet Knights, a role he held from 2001-2011, Piscataway’s mayor, Brian C. Wahler voiced his frustration with the team. “As the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – As the Piscataway Chiefs Girls Soccer team finish the 2019 season with a record of 7-10-1, three of their seniors have already made the decision to continue playing the sport in their college years. At the Fall Early Signing Day event on Nov. 13, they signed letters of intent ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The Piscataway High School varsity football team had an early lead, but it didn’t last as the Chiefs fell to Hillsborough in the regular season finale, 21-6, Friday night at home at Dominic R. Ciardi Field. Kicker Robert Konya made a 36-yard field goals and a 25-yarder on ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ - The Piscataway High School varsity boys and girls soccer teams both hit the end of the road on Friday as both fell in the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 quarterfinals on Friday to Westfield. The sixth-seeded boys team fell 2-1 to the third-seeded Blue Devils while the ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Piscataway High School’s varsity girls and boys soccer teams each won their first round matches of the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 state tournament the past two days. The 11th-seeded girls club went on the road on Monday and shutout sixth-seeded Bayonne, ...

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