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June 27, 2022

PLAINFIELD, NJ — Parents and guardians, the Plainfield Public Schools district is offering summer camp programs for the following sports, as well as band camp. Most camps begin next week, but wrestling is up and running. Some camps require registration, others don't. Reach out to the coaches for ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way. On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the ...

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COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – The U.S. Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) named its third team of sport ambassadors for 2022. Five runners with visual impairments will join two sighted guide runners in comprising the USABA Endurance Sport Ambassador Team. Throughout the year, the endurance sport ...

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CLARK, NJ — Each year, every Union County school athletic department chooses a male and female graduating senior athlete who exemplifies both athletic and academic success. Such students are leaders in their schools and communities and demonstrate the qualities of tenacity, integrity, intelligence, ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Ultrarunner Shan Riggs is attempting to be the first-known person to run the East Coast Greenway, the 3,000-mile walking and biking route that extends from Florida to Maine. He has already covered more than two-thirds of the miles, supported by his partner Joshuaine (Josh) Grant, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — It was a friendly game of hoops, with the Plainfield Police and Plainfield Fire departments facing off Friday night at Plainfield High School in a charity basketball event for gun violence awareness. The game was close throughout, but a 3-point shot at the buzzer by Michael ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Save the date, Plainfield, for the annual free event at the Donald Van Blake Tennis Courts where you will learn about tennis programs in the Queen City. The event is open to all — adults, teens and children. You'll meet local tennis pros, and there will be refreshments and ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – When hometown hero Furman Kugler crossed the finish line in 1940 ahead of Johnny Webber of Milwaukee to win the first Tour of Somerville bicycle race before a crowd of 20,000, Mayor Freas Hess told a reporter, “Maybe we should do this again next year.” They did, and with the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield's boys volleyball team beat out Roselle Catholic (25-13, 25-17) Monday, moving to 3-6 overall. The Cardinals' opponent falls to 0-10. Zayin Roberts had 4 kills, with 6 service points, while Kevin Nataren had 9 assists, with 20 service points. Jahmir Chandler scored ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield shut out Hillside Thursday, grabbing a 15-0 win. The Cardinals move up to 3-4 overall. Janbert Mariana pitched 3 innings, and struck out 6 batters. Aaron Roach had 3 hits, 2 RBIs and stole 2 bases, while Lucas Kidder scored 2 runs and stole 2 bases. Dinelson ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Cardinals tennis team fell 3-2 to Elizabeth Thursday at the Donald Van Blake Courts in Plainfield. Singles Plainfield’s Isaiah Dore over Eduardo Cruz (6-0, 6-0) Elizabeth’s Gabriel Nunez over Daniel Marin (6-0, 6-1) Elizabeth’s Jose Guerrero over Josue Rosales ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield’s boys baseball team dug deep to push past St. Benedict’s Prep Wednesday. The Gray Bees took a 2-1 lead in the 5th inning, but the Cardinals tied it up in the 6th, and added another run in the 8th to notch a 3-2 win. Lucas Kidder got a hit, and had an RBI. Shane ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield's boys volleyball team logged a win over Roselle (25-18, 25-13) Thursday, moving to 2-4 overall. Derick Aguirre had 7 kills and 5 digs, and Zayin Roberts had 4 kills and a block. Jahmir Chandler added 4 kills and 2 digs. The Cardinals' Derek Lopez had double-digit ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Cardinals took a 3-0 lead after the first inning against Rahway at Plainfield's Joe Black Field Tuesday, but was never able to retake the lead after the Indians doubled the scoreto 6-3 in the second inning. Another 12 runs in the fourth, and 5 more in the fifth inning led ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - There's still time to vote for Plainfield's Celine Jada-Brown, who is currently in first place for NJ Performance of the Week on NJ MileSplit, with over 1 in 4 of the 21,929 votes as of the time of publication. But Taylor Cox of Union Catholic is running a close second to ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Union improved to 4-1 with its win over Plainfield (25-12, 25-18) on Monday, while the Cardinals fall to 1-3 overall. The Cardinals' Jahmir Chandler had 4 kills, while Derick Aguirre had 4 kills and 2 digs. Kevin Nataren added another 4 digs. Derek Lopez had 7 assists, with ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ – On Sunday, 25-year-old Scottie Scheffler became the 86th person to win the Masters Tournament down in Augusta, Georgia. Scheffler also captured another milestone with his victory, becoming the first person born in the Garden State to win the most prestigious golf tournament in the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Max Yaeger and Alex Landazabal of Saint Bartholomew Academy were recognized at the CYO Sports Recognition Mass at the Sacred Heart Basilica in Newark last weekend. Volleyball coach Pam Sawicki, was also honored. Congratulations to the eight graders, sports teams and coaches that ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Cardinals allowed a 4-1 Summit win Friday at the Donald Van Blake Courts in Plainfield. Singles Plainfield's Isaiah Dore over Hugh Outwater  Summit’s Edward Wang over Daniel Martin Summit’s Shawn Macalalag over Josue Rosales Doubles Summit’s Nate Arlein ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield struggled out of the gate Friday afternoon against Roselle Park, allowing the Panthers to take a 3-1 lead in the first inning. The Cardinals lost to Roselle Park 13-4. Shane Kidder (#11) logged 2 hits and 2 runs, while Lukas Kidder (#8) had an RBI. Plainfield's ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ — The Plainfield Cardinals cruised to a 12-2 win at Hillside Tuesday, with Shane Kidder (11) getting three hits: a single, a triple and a home run. Aaron Roach (13), Jaquan Singleton (20) and Lucas Kidder (8) each added 2 runs, while Erick Rodriguez (18), Edward Ramirez (2), Jayden ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield's Lady Cardinals are now 0-2 after falling to Linden 18-0 in four innings Monday in the team's home opener. The Tigers scored 8 runs in the first inning. Allisson Pena-Taverez (#1) scored 4 runs for the team. Plainfield takes on Rahway on Wednesday 4 p.m. at home.

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  PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield’s home opener on Saturday did not go as planned, with the Cardinals falling 17-5 to the Union Farmers. Plainfield had 19 at bats to Union’s 31. The Cardinals' Nasir Powell pitched 6 innings, and had 4 strikeouts; overall, the team struck out 6 batters.

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Plainfield Cardinals open their season at home against Union on Saturday, April 2 at 11 a.m.; Friday's game against Roselle Park is being rescheduled due to a wet field after heavy rain. Coach Sean Radu, now in his seventh year at Plainfield, said he is most looking forward to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year has declared for the 2022 NBA draft. But Caleb McConnell has also left the door for returning to Rutgers for one more season. The senior guard announced on his social media platforms on Monday night that he will explore the 2022 NBA ...

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - As the St. Peter's University Men's Basketball Team boarded their bus for the two-hour journey to Philadelphia on Wednesday one fan predicted to TAPinto Jersey that there was "something huge coming" for the Peacocks. On Friday, having already achieved more than enough success ...

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DAYTON, OH – Playing in the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season, Rutgers men's basketball saw its season end in the NCAA Tournament with an 89-87 double-overtime loss against No. 11 seed Notre Dame on Wednesday night at UD Arena.  It was an unbelievable effort for RU, led by 23 points ...

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NEW YORK, NY — The New Balance Nationals Indoors (NBNI) event was held this weekend at The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center in New York City this weekend. Plainfield Athletics Director John Quinn stated that Celine-Jada Brown was named as an All-American, and she hit a personal ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers Scarlet Knights have made it to the NCAA Tournament as one of eight teams that will participate in the First Four which takes place prior to the official start of the tournament. Rutgers will square off with Notre Dame on Wednesday night in Dayton, Ohio at 9 p.m., ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Head football coach John Fiore is leaving Montclair for new coaching job in Elizabeth, officials confirmed.  Regarded as one of the leading football coaches in the state of New Jersey, Fiore, 53, who has been the Montclair High School head football coach since 2010, has cited ...

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