Sports

December 3, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Tailgate with Former NY Giants Ottis Anderson, Jay Alford, Eric Dorsey, and Bill Neill and let them give you insight on what went wrong this season and how to fix it….FAST! Join in on the fun this coming Sunday, December 9, at the Shackamaxon Country Club located at 100 ...

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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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RAHWAY, NJ - It was no secret that the South Plainfield High School football team would need to show up big time to snatch a victory in today's North Jersey, Section 2, Group 2 playoff game against Rahway. The Tigers (5-5) were coming off an upset win over second-seeded West Essex in last week's ...

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EDISON, NJ - Bella Wysocki of Rahway, a sophomore at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, scored two goals and boosted her season total to 43 to fuel her team to a historic 3-1 triumph at Edison in the GMC quarterfinals. Bella also propelled herself to the top of the school's all-time scoring ...

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  RAHWAY, NJ - The Immaculata High School Spartans came away empty-handed Friday night, their offense shut down by the dominant Rahway Indians defense which limited the Spartans to just over 100 yards.   The Spartans were shut out 21-0, with their season record dropping to 4-3, having lost ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - After scoring 77 points in the first two games, not many would have predicted that the Cranford High School football team would be looking at a zero on the scoreboard at the final whistle.  Both teams were staring at zeros late into the third quarter until Rahway quarterback ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Quarterback Jalahn Dabney carried the ball 47 times for a career-high 312 yards and four touchdowns as the Somerville High School Pioneers beat Rahway, 42-31, extracting a measure of revenge for its only loss during the 2017 championship season to the Indians. The Pioneers are ...

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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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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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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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TAMPERE, FINLAND - Jordan West of Rahway finished sixth in the shot put on the first day of the IAAF U20 Junior World Track & Field Championships held Tuesday in Tampere Stadium. West's best throw was his first, which traveled 19.86 meters/65 feet, 2 inches. The sophomore at the University ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Jordan West of Rahway, a sophomore at the University of Tennessee, is headed to Finland to compete in the shot put for the USA at the IAAF World U20 track and field championships set for July 10 to 15. West placed second in the shot put last month to earn a spot on the USA team for ...

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This year marked the inauguration of the Athletes-of-the Month program at Rahway High School, begun by its student-run newspaper, Rho Eta Sigma. The brainchild of editor-in-chief Alejandro Ramirez and organized by Ramirez and sports editor Dominick Williams, the program finished the year strong and ...

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COLUMBUS, NJ - The Rahway girls 4x100 relay team set a school record in placing eighth and junior Stacey Saint-Paul earned seventh place in the shot put for the Indians at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions held Saturday at Northern Burlington High. The Indians' 4x100 team of Jodi Alston, Alexus ...

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COLUMBUS, NJ - Rahway junior Ola Akande placed fifth in the 100-meter hurdles and also helped the 4x100 team earn a seventh-place finish at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions held Saturday at Northern Burlington High. Akande clocked a personal-best time of 14.12 in the hurdles and anchored the 4x100 ...

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Sprinter Marvin Polynice and hurdlers Ola Akande and Brian Diaz headline a list of Rahway athletes headed to the boys track & field NJSIAA Meet of Champions set for Saturday, June 9 at Northern Burlington High. Rahway place fourth as a team with 30 points at the state Group 3 meet held over ...

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Stacey Saint-Paul, the NJSIAA Group 3 state champion in the shot put, will headline a group of Rahway High girls track & field team members who will compete in the NJSIAA Meet of Champions set for Saturday, June 9 at Northern Burlington High. Saint-Paul won the shot put with a throw of 41 ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ - The Rahway boys and girls both won NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 state titles in track & field at the sectional meet held over the weekend at Middletown North High. It was the first time both squads won sectional crowns in the same year. Ola Akande and Marvin ...

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For the first time since giving out the Athlete-of-the-Month award, Rho Eta Sigma, the student newspaper of Rahway High School, has awarded the female honor to a team of four, the indoor track team’s girls 4x200 relay. Nominated by Coach Leon Bunion, the four girls are Jodi Alston, Ka’Rynn Hill, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Rahway ran into a hot pitcher in its state tournament opener on Monday. Chatham left-hander Matt Stamford, coming off a no-hitter vs. Delaware Valley on May 14, extended his hitless streak to 11 straight innings in helping his team defeat Rahway, 9-2, in the opening round of the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - No. 10 seed Rahway will visit No. 7 seed Chatham on Monday for the opening round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 state baseball tournament. Rahway (15-5) is led by Jayson Gonzalez, who is 6-1 with a 1.93 ERA as a pitcher and is batting .438 with 14 RBI. Jason ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Jason Winters collected four hits, including a double and a triple, and knocked in three and Matt Houck rapped three doubles and drove across two to fuel Rahway's 10-0 baseball win over St. Benedict's on Friday at Veterans' Field. Luis Muller helped spark the offense from the top of ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Jason Winters scattered six hits in pitching the shutout and Dominick Williams drove across two runs in Rahway's 8-0 baseball win over Roselle Catholic on Thursday at Veterans' Field. Winters threw 91 pitches in his complete game, striking out three and walking one for ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Jayson Gonzalez pitched a five-hitter and also drove in what proved to be the winning run in the second inning of Rahway's 3-2 baseball victory over Brearley on Tuesday at Veterans' Field. In the second inning, Ryan Beenders doubled and scored on Gonzalez's single to stake Rahway ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Andres Garcia, Jason Winters and Jayson Gonzalez knocked in three runs apiece to power Rahway's 13-0 baseball win over Roselle on Monday at Veterans' Field. Gonzalez collected three hits, including a double, and scored three runs in the 12-hit attack by Rahway (12-5). Winters ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Sophomore Ryan Beenders earned his first varsity baseball victory by pitching Rahway past Iselin Kennedy, 5-1, on Saturday at Veterans' Field. On Friday, Jordan Becker's two-run single in the top of the 10th inning keyed a four-run rally that lifted the Indians over Linden, 6-2, in ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Andres Garcia came through with a two-out, two-strike three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning to give Rahway the final runs in an 8-6 baseball victory over Oratory on Thursday at Veterans' Field. Oratory (8-6) had scored four runs in the top of the sixth inning to grab a ...

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CLARK, NJ - Luis Muller scored on a sacrifice fly off the bat of Jordan Becker, breaking the final tie in the bottom of the ninth to give Rahway a 10-9 baseball victory over Roselle Park on Tuesday at Arthur L. Johnson High. Rahway (8-5) was the home team, but the game was played at Johnson's ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Isabel Elliot and Billie Kluse each rapped a triple, scored a run and drove in one to highlight the effort for Rahway in a 13-3 softball setback to Summit on Monday. Ava Garay singled and doubled for Rahway (2-7), which received two hits and a run scored from Faith Garcia. Gabbie ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Jayson Gonzalez struck out 10 in pitching a six-inning, two-hitter and also hit two doubles and scored three runs in Rahway's 12-1 baseball victory over Brearley on Saturday. Gonzalez allowed one run and one walk in his two-hit gem. Andres Garcia had two hits and drove in three ...

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