Sports

November 18, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Thanksgiving holiday might be right around the corner, but there are still a few events on TAP this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield meetings and more. MONDAY The City Council's combined agenda session will start at 7 p.m. in Municipal Court, 325 ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Welcome to the weekend!  Here's a look at things to do in Plainfield, from holiday craft fairs, to music by bands and a symphony, and more.  Where will we see you?   SATURDAY The Emerson Theater Group is holding its 2nd Annual Pre-Holiday Bazzar / Flea Market, featuring ...

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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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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield High School senior Toran Smith on Wednesday signed his letter of intent to attend Coppin State University in Baltimore, MD. Smith said, "I am happy for the support that my mother, my father, my brother, my sister, my coach have given me. I am just glad that you have ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The American Hiking Society established Take A Hike Day, each year falling on Nov. 17, as a way to encourage families and individuals to get outside, and to connect with nature.  Freewalkers, a non-profit walking group, is challenging people to collectively hike 1,000 miles or ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD — The goal was going to come at some point. Zidan Abdella knew it. Thomas Rodriguez knew it. Everyone else on Scotch Plains-Fanwood believed it would, too.  Head coach Tom Breznitsky said every state final season he’s coached, there’s always been one tournament game in ...

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Glaring examples of the field's age show. WESTFIELD, NJ – Installed 13 years ago, the turf field at Gary Kehler Stadium is set to be resurfaced as part of a $3.03 million renovation of the stadium set to start in April. But with five months of play remaining before the stadium’s anticipated ...

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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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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 Girls tennis:  home match at 4 p.m. vs. Union HS. Girls soccer: away match vs. Rahway at 4 p.m. Boys soccer: away at Westfield, 4 ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Despite some rain, the Plainfield Queen City 5K Run/Walk kicked off outside city hall on Saturday morning.  The high school band fired up the crowd, followed by a Zumba® warm-up for participants. Founder Darryl Clark said, "The registrations were excellent.  We actually got more ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - After this season, the annual Thanksgiving Day football game between South Plainfield and North Plainfield will be no more. Due to the NJSIAA’s playoff schedule changes, a new “Bowl Game” was added to act as a group semifinal between two sectional title winners. Those ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Start your Saturday in Plainfield running a 5K around town, and after the sun sets, enjoy the sounds of Wagner at Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church. The 8th Annual Plainfield-Queen City Historic 5K Walk/Run for Life is a USATF-sanctioned event that kicks off at 8 a.m. at city ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - In a Saturday matchup, the Plainfield Cardinals took 10 shots on goal against Brearley at Seidler Field, ending the match up 3-0. Narvis Bent, Asa Johnson, and Johnathan Mendez each contributed a goal, with Bent, Jetson Miranda, and Juan Pablo Rodriguez adding ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Cardinals triumphed over Summit in a 3-0 soccer win at Hub Stine on Thursday. Narvis Bent scored all three goals in the day's match.  Juan Pablo Rodriguez contributed two assists, and Johnathan Fuentes added a third for Plainfield. Goalkeeper Anderson Lopez had ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield's boys soccer team topped Elizabeth at Hub Stine on Tuesday, winning 3-1. Chris Alvarado, Narvis Bent, and Juan Pablo Rodriguez each scored a goal.  Bent, Kenet Lopez, and Johnathan Mendez contributed an assist. Plainfield goalkeeper Milton Moreno had 4 ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- NFL players are coming to Scotch Plains-Fanwood to raise money for two good causes on Saturday, Oct. 20. The All-Star Basketball Game sponsored by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains Rotary Club will be a great family FUN-raiser in which NFL players from Giants, Jets, and ...

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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 The Plainfield Public Schools district website gets a new look today.  Users may experience some disruptions in service. Girls tennis:  a ...

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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 It's the Easy Reader Book Club with Ms. J. in the Children's Room at the Plainfield Public Library.  At 3:30 p.m., 800 Park Ave. An ...

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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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