Sports

October 20, 2018

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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PISCATAWAY, NJ - For the first time in their history in the National Football League, the New York Jets moved their annual Green and White team scrimmage from their summer training environment to Piscataway. The Jets caravan performed in front of a few thousand loyalists at HighPoint Solutions ...

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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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SPRINGFIELD, N.J. – The USGA U.S. Junior Amateur Championship starts Monday.  The pairings for the first two rounds of the 71st edition were recently announced. Monday (July 16) and Tuesday (July 17) tee times will be played on the 7,280-yard, par-71 Upper Course and at the 7,313-yard, par-70 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For all the critics of the athletics program at New Jersey’s largest public university, there are more than a dozen reasons to cheer for successes of the sports programs and teams on the playing fields, in classrooms and beyond. Here are 17 on the field and off the field ...

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LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Piscataway residents, Nicholas Buchek and Louis Fowlkes are two of sixty Team New Jersey athletes and Unified partners headed to Seattle for the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, states a news release. From July 1-6, Team New Jersey will join thousands of Special Olympics ...

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Aspiring steeplechase riders and trainers are invited to participate in the National Steeplechase Foundation's annual Young Riders Domestic Steeplechase Trip. The trip starts Saturday, July 21 and winds up at Saratoga Race Course on Thursday, July 26, the date for the ...

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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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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots and Spearhead Staffing have announced the five finalists for the 2018 Kid CEO position. Nick Morgan, Piscataway; Jimmy Marvits, Hillsborough; Darla Rudnicki, High Bridge; Reina Schumann, Flemington, and Simrah Shah, Warren, have been selected for the final ...

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OCEANPORT, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy officially ushered in sports betting in New Jersey when he made the initial wager at Monmouth Park  on June 14. Governor Murphy, an avid soccer fan who has called ESPN’s “Sportscenter” his favorite show, placed the first bet  — $20 on Germany to win the World ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots will host a Father’s Day celebration on Sunday, June 17th at TD Bank Ballpark. The 1:05 pm game will feature several Father’s Day promotions and events, highlighted by a pre-game Dads & Kids Catch. All fathers and children in attendance are encouraged ...

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TRENTON, N.J. — Operators of Monmouth Park and other race tracks have been champing at the bit to start accepting bets on sports other than its own horse racing. The track is one step closer to doing so as on June 11, Governor Phil Murphy signed Assembly Bill 4111, allowing sports betting at New ...

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