Sports

December 9, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers student athletes this week gained recognition from the Big Ten Conference, with 86 Scarlet Knight players named to the Fall 2018 Academic All-Big Ten List. The total number of recognized fall sport athletes is a record for the university, topping the 84 students who ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - If you missed the Piscataway vs Ridgewood game on Saturday, PCTV will replay it on Channel 15 on Cablevision and Channel 40 on Verizon FiOS on the following dates and times: Wednesday 12/5 at 6pm Thursday 12/6 at 6:30pm Saturday 12/8 at 12:30 and 6:30pm Sunday 12/9 and ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The Piscataway High School varsity football team will put a new piece of hardware on display in the trophy case as the Chiefs won the first ever North 5 Bowl Game on Saturday morning by defeating Ridgewood, 31-21, at MetLife Stadium. Running backs Nasir Best and Juwon ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- For the first time in 15 years, the Piscataway High School varsity football team will play in East Rutherford. Fresh off of a North Jersey, Section 2, Group 5 title win over Union City and a Thanksgiving Day rivalry victory over Franklin, the Chiefs, ranked No. 3 in the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The registration deadline for 6th, 7th & 8th grade boys & girls basketball has been extended to this Monday, Nov. 26th. This is a free program for all Township youth and run by the Piscataway Recreation Department. The season is from December 2018 to mid-March ...

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SOMERSET, N.J. -- The Piscataway High School varsity football team continued its Thanksgiving Day dominance over neighboring Franklin High as the Chiefs defeated the Warriors, 49-14, on Thursday morning. With the win, Piscataway upped its all-time series lead to 30-21-3. The Chiefs have won 12 ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - When the Piscataway football team did not get out to the kind of explosive offensive start that marked its first two playoff victories this post-season, it was left to the Chiefs' defense and special teams to give them the momentum needed to seal their sectional ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Two teams remain in the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 5 playoffs -- the Piscataway Chiefs and the Union City Soaring Eagles -- and they will duke it out on the football field on Saturday in the final. Kickoff is set for 1:00 p.m. at Dominic R. Ciardi Field in ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Flanked by a bevy of family members, coaches, administrators, faculty, and friends, Piscataway High School senior Dominique Nelson signed on the dotted line of her National Letter of Intent to play field hockey at Towson University on Wednesday morning. “It’s really exciting ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ –  The Braves Pee Wee Squad of the Piscataway Pop Warner Cheerleading team  has once again qualified to compete in the annual National Cheer Competition after winning the recently held Eastern Region Cheerleading Championships. The Braves Pee Wee cheerleaders will represent the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Rutgers women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer recorded her 1,000th victory as the Scarlet Knights team Central Connecticut State 73-44 on Tuesday at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway.  Stringer, who is already enshrined in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The top-seeded Piscataway High School football team beat fourth-seeded Ridge, 40-13, in the semifinals of the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 5 playoffs on Saturday afternoon at Dominic R. Ciardi Field. Piscataway ran for a whopping 359 yards on 39 carries (9.2 yards per ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Although the Piscataway football team entered the state playoffs undefeated, seeded No. 1, and carrying the mantel of, perhaps, New Jersey's best public school team, there was not a chance the Chiefs were about to take Bridgewater-Raritan lightly. Eighth-seeded ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD — Once again, Lizzie Ley saved the day.  For the second straight round, Scotch Plains-Fanwood found itself deadlocked with just minutes left in a state tournament game. And again, it was Ley who punched the Raiders’ ticket to the next round.  Ley‘s corner kick with 13:25 ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The eighth-seeded Plainfield Cardinals beat ninth-seeded Piscataway Chiefs at Seidler Field on Monday 1-0, with a goal by Johnathan Mendez, in the first round of the North Jersey Section 2, Group 4 tournament. Juan Pablo Rodriguez is credited with the assist, while Dominic Ridge ...

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WESTFIELD, N.J. -- The Piscataway High School varsity football team entered Friday’s action atop the North Jersey, Group 5 UPR standings. A win over Westfield would secure the No. 1 spot and home field advantage throughout the playoffs. And with a 26-0 victory over the Blue Devils, the Chiefs ...

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PARLIN, N.J. -- Both the Piscataway High School’s and Sayreville High School’s football teams knew that one was going to leave the field Friday night with a loss. The two Greater Middlesex Conference cross-division rivals entered with unblemished records but only the Chiefs remained unbeaten ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- It appears the state playoff loss last year at the hands of Bridgewater-Raritan was in the back of minds of all the Piscataway High School varsity football team’s players and coaches Friday night at Dominic R. Ciardi Field. The Chiefs (6-0) used that motivation and dominated ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- The Piscataway High School football team kept its winning streak alive as the Chiefs, No. 5 in the NJ.com Top 20, defeated Perth Amboy, 46-6, Friday night in Perth Amboy. Joey Bellamy helped Piscataway jump out to a big 27-0 first quarter lead with an 18-yard touchdown pass ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Township youth in grades 6, 7, and 8 are invited to participate in the Piscataway Recreation sponsored basketball program. The season begins December 2018 to mid-March 2019.   Online registration is open now through Nov. 2nd. Siblings need to register separately. For more ...

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MATAWAN, N.J. -- The Piscataway High School varsity football team kept things rolling on Friday night as the Chiefs traveled to Matawan and defeated the Old Bridge Knights, 34-0 in a Greater Middlesex Conference - Red Division battle. Piscataway is ranked No. 6 in the NJ.com Top 20 and No. 9 in ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- One of the Piscataway High School football team’s commandments is “Reload”, but there was no reloading at Dominic R. Ciardi Field on Friday night as the Chiefs defeated J.P. Stevens, 62-0, on Senior Night. Twenty players were honored for senior night before the game and many of ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Over the years, the Piscataway High School football team’s identity and bread and butter has always been its running game. But every once in a while, the Chiefs will have a deadly passing game in their arsenal. In Piscataway’s home 35-21 resilient win over South Brunswick on ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The Piscataway High School varsity football team has had East Brunswick’s number over the years. Year in and year out, the Chiefs have continually beaten the Bears, and after the last night, they’ve won 29 times in a row as Piscataway defeated East Brunswick, 41-0, at Dominic ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – September is upon us and that means it is football season, including for Piscataway High School. Head coach Dan Higgins is back at the helm of the Chiefs for his 16th season and the buzz in Piscataway is positive as the Chiefs are ranked in several preseason polls throughout New ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Piscataway residents, Nicholas Buchek and Louis Fowlkes were honored at Tuesday’s township council meeting for taking home gold medals at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games. Buchek and Fowlkes placed first in their 4 x 100 meter relay race at the July games, and were presented ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway police issued a travel alert on Thursday advising motorists to expect traffic delays in the High Point Solutions Stadium area for Saturday’s Rutgers University Football home game versus Texas State University. Kickoff is at noon. As stated in the alert, “In order to ...

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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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