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Tee times, Pairings Announced for Start of U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at Baltusrol

July 14, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The USGA U.S. Junior Amateur Championship starts Monday, July 16, and the pairings for the first two rounds of the 71st edition were recently announced.

Monday and Tuesday tee times will be played on the 7,280-yard, par-71 Upper Course and at the 7,313-yard, par-70 Lower Course at Baltusrol Golf Club.

Monday, Tuesday tee times & pairings

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17 Fascinating Facts About Rutgers Athletics

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 things this took place this past academic year at Rutgers University:

1. Rutgers had four ...

RU Ready for Rutgers Football? Tickets on Sale Next Week

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - There's a lot of promotions planned this fall as part of the Rutgers football season.

Single game tickets go on sale Thursday, July 12, with seven home games. There's matchups against Big Ten East opponents Michigan and Penn State, and a first-time cross divisional meeting with Northwestern.

If football is not your thing, there's plenty ...

Patriots Send 5 Players to All-Star Game

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots will send five players to the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball 21st annual All-Star Game July 11th at Bethpage Ballpark, the home of the Long Island Ducks.

Pitchers Duane Below and Cory Riordan, outfielder Julio Borbon, infielder Alfredo Rodriguez, and utility player Mike Fransoso will represent Somerset on the Liberty Division squad. Game time is ...

Teens Interested In Steeplechasing Can Apply For NSF Trip

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 $175,000, Grade 1 A.P. Smithwick Steeplechase.

The foundation reports the trip ...

Track & Field: Union Catholic Girls Break State Record in Shuttle Hurdles

GREENSBORO, N.C. --  The Union Catholic girls, running in the fastest shuttle hurdle race in U.S. high school history, broke its own state record by running 58.30 to place fourth at the New Balance Nationals on Saturday at Aggie Stadium on the campus of North Carolina A&T.

UC's 58.30 broke the state record of 58.38 that it set at the 2015 East Coast Relays in Randolph ...

Darby Road Celebrates World Cup Excitement, Even Without U.S., Italy and Ireland

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- While the game the rest of the world calls "football" is the most popular sport in most countries except the U.S., the 1994 World Cup hosted here remains the tournament with the highest ever attendance (3,568,567). The '94 tournament lifted a growing sports to new heights.

This year will bring something totally different. The 2018 World Cup takes place ...

Bring Dad Out to the Ballpark for Father's Day

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 to participate in the pre-game Dads & Kids Catch, which will take place from ...

Plainfield's Amaya Chadwick wins 100 hurdles at the Meet of Champions

COLUMBUS, NJ -- Amaya Chadwick experienced a wide range of emotions after she crossed the finish line in the 100-meter high hurdles at Saturday's NJSIAA Meet of Champions at North Burlington High School in Columbus.

At first, the senior at Union Catholic thought she lost her dramatic battle with Reanda Richards of West Essex in a race that was impossible to tell who won as they ...

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Union County College Track and Field Team Competed in NJCAA Division III Championship

July 10, 2018

CRANFORD – Student-athletes on the Union County College women’s and men’s track and field teams competed in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship from May 10-12, 2018, at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, New York.

For the women’s team, Chisom Chinedu place 2nd in the 100 and 400 meter hurdles. Tochi ...