Sports

September 21, 2018

PLAINFIELD - Lace up those sneakers, the 8th Annual Plainfield-Queen City Historic 5K Walk/Run for Life event is set for Saturday, Oct. 13, and registration is open.  The USATF-sanctioned event kicks off at 8 a.m. at city hall.  The one-mile walk will start at 9 a.m., and the certified 5K ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield meetings and events. MONDAY Storytime with Ms. Rosa at 6 p.m. at the Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Ave. Boys soccer:  a home game vs. Central HS-Newark, at 4 p.m.

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Cardinals football team had trouble moving the ball in the team's home opening game against the visiting Union Farmers. Union scored three touchdowns in the first quarter, and another in the second.  Isaiah Stewart (2) scored two touchdowns, and Jalen Carter ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Members of the Phoenix Academy preschool's kiddie soccer team played their final game of the season. Anita Fultz, Director and Owner, said kiddie soccer is "a great enrichment program for our students." Phoenix Academy is located at 1353 South Avenue.  For more information, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - There is something for everyone in Plainfield on this upcoming Saturday.  Root for the Cardinals at their home opener game, learn about different cultures at the Hispanic Heritage Month event at the library, and more. Start your day with Queen City Pride, and give back to your ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Narvis Bent Jr. and Kenet Lopez both found the back of the net to help lead Plainfield to a 2-1 victory over Morris Catholic High School in Plainfield on Saturday. Bent Jr. and Lopez also both picked up an assist in the win. Anderson Lopez came up big in goal, making 8 ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield meetings and events. MONDAY Code Combat continues at the library, 800 Park Ave., for 9-17 year olds.  In the Computer Lab, from 4 to 5 p.m.  For more info, call Andrew ...

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WARREN, NJ - After an 85-yard drive, Demetrius Stephens scored on a one-yard run with a minute left in the game to lift Plainfield over Watchung Hills in the Warriors home opener on Friday night, 22-21. Game captains for the Warriors were Alex Strehle, Chris Sosuglu, Kevin Badger, and Trevor ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - The Plainfield Lady Cardinals volleyball team, led by Captain Melany Conchucos, had a season opening win against Hillside High School on Thursday, defeating their opponent in two sets. There were outstanding performances, according to Coach Chanise Sears, from seniors Shawkia ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Cardinals opened their season with an away game loss on Thursday, falling to Voorhees 26-12. Team Qtr 1 Qtr 2 Qtr 3 Qtr ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the eight former Rutgers University football players facing charges from a credit card fraud scheme was released from jail today without bail after a brief court hearing in which the defendant appeared via a video connection from the county jail. Brendan Devera, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Fans going to Scarlet Knights football games will find a long list of ways to improve their game day this year, from the convenience of digital tickets, to opportunities for sideline passes to bottomless popcorn buckets, or maybe a healthier BBQ chicken and mushroom ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Eight Rutgers University football players now face charges from a credit card fraud scheme that occurred while all of them were students, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said today. All of the defendants were charged with conspiracy to commit third-degree theft by ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield news and events. MONDAY There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Watchung Reservation Sensory Trail, a 0.3 mile loop with a central gazebo.  The interpretive ...

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New Jersey’s Director of Gaming Enforcement says goal is to become top US sports betting market, but how realistic is that goal? David Rebuck, the ever-optimistic Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, made a bold proclamation last week when he told Gambling ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Cardinals football coaches are planning a meet and greet session on Thursday, Aug 16 at the high school.   For more information, contact Varsity Head Football Coach Tucker by calling 908-917-0139 or emailing ctucker@plainfield.k12.nj.us.   Meet in the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Are you a Plainfield high school student who will play a sport this year?  Then schedule a free athletic physical at the Cardinal Health Center. Appointments with Dr. Powell can be scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. by calling the Neighborhood Health ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison has hired Greg Fahey as its new head boys’ basketball coach. Fahey, 27, is excited to bring his energy, experience and work ethic to a program that has struggled in recent years. The Rams are coming off a 4-17 season under Eugene Maxwell, who ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The fifth annual 'Rep Your Pool' swim meet will be held at Plainfield's Hannah Atkins Pool on Saturday, Aug. 18th at 9 a.m. The friendly athletic competition is for swimmers age 7 to 16 from Seidler Field, Hannah Atkins, and Rushmore pools. So make waves, and don't delay; ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Jets were on the banks Saturday night, using High Point Solutions Stadium as host of their Green and White scrimmage.  It was a great time for Jets fans to see the team's young quarterback Sam Darnold throw some passes during a loose game that had plenty of offense and no ...

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  BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (18-8, 53-36) defeated the New Britain Bees (12-12, 45-42) 4-1 before 7,330 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday evening. David Kubiak (8-2) pitched eight scoreless innings, scattering four hits and striking out nine batters for the win. “[Catcher ...

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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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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Collectors can own a unique piece of New York Yankees history if they attend Joe Bodnar’s Sports Memorabilia Auction this weekend and are willing to dig deep in to their pockets. A pair of cleats worn by former New York Yankees relief pitcher Sparky Lyle in the early 1970s will ...

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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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FORT LEE, NJ -  Nutley made it to Junior League Baseball Section 2 Championship before falling to Saddle Brook last night.  The game was marred by an incident that began in the bleachers during the third inning as parents representing both teams began shouting at each other.  The ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - What a difference a day makes. Thursday’s round of 32, 16 scores Friday’s quarterfinal matchups (Quarterfinal winners advance to the afternoon semifinals, starting at 12:18 p.m. EDT) After the top nine and 13 of the first 14 seeds advanced to the round of 32 Wednesday, ...

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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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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, ...

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