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September 11, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers football players will wear special uniforms to pay tribute to the 37 alumni and others lost in the Sept. 11 attacks, the school has announced. Rutgers (1-0) will play Sept. 11 Syracuse on the 20th anniversary of the attacks. The jersey will feature stripes in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Whenever Rutgers focuses on the Banks of the Old Raritan, it always seems to be connected to the alma mater.  But the banks had an entirely different meaning this weekend, as university officials eagerly waited for the Raritan River to recede so that the football team ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK — Rutgers football fans eager to finally welcome Head Coach Greg Schiano back to the banks in person just have to wait until Saturday. Rutgers’ season opener against Temple has been postponed to Saturday, according to Rutgers Sports Insider, NJ Advance Media’s text-messaging ...

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TRENTON, NJ — One of the most unforgettable performances in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo came from Trenton native Athing Mu. On Sunday, a parade in her honor brought her back home on a float through the State's Capital to honor her and her outstanding achievement on the global stage.  The ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — When Rahway residents, husband and wife Michelle McTamney and Christopher Tonstad, reached out to TAPinto Rahway about Baseball History Day, we weren't really certain what to expect. We sort of imagined a cross between a baseball game in the park and a Civil War reenactment. And in ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The Garden State sent 24 athletes to the Tokyo Olympics this summer. Many came home with medals, and a few of them provided truly historic moments. In women's track, Sydney McLaughlin, who turned 22 on Saturday, set a new world record in the 400 hurdles, defeating the reigning gold ...

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RAHWAY, NJ — TAPinto Rahway had a great time attending Baseball History Day on Saturday, August 7, in Rahway Park. We extend a thanks to husband and wife Chris Tonstad and Michelle McTamney for informing us of the event and for all their work in putting it together, along with the Elizabeth ...

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As the Olympics come to a close, many athletes participating in these global games have been dazzling us with their amazing displays of athleticism, artistry, and determination to achieve greatness. As an athlete myself, it has been a pleasure to witness people who dedicate themselves to a ...

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TOKYO, JAPAN — New Jersey native Sam Mattis will be throwing discus at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Mattis will be competing on Thursday, July 29 at 8:45 p.m. on NBC. Mattis is ranked #17 in the world by worldathetics.org, and he is ranked #1 in the United States.  His personal bests and ...

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NEW JERSEY — In a huge sigh of relief for the greater New Brunswick area and Rutgers fans everywhere, Geo Baker and Ron Harper Jr. are both returning to the university's basketball team this fall. Baker made it official in a video posted on Twitter on Wednesday. Then, a few short hours ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Union Catholic alum and track & field legend Sydney McLaughlin set a world-record time of 51.90 in the 400-meter hurdles late Sunday, thereby earning a second opportunity to compete for the United States at the Olympic Games. McLaughlin, who competed for America in Rio in ...

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RAHWAY, NJ and MIDDLESEX COUNTY — On Tuesday, April 13, Rahway High School (RHS) 2019 graduate and current Middlesex College pitcher Jake Ferraro achieved the so-called "immaculate inning"–facing three batters and mowing them down on three pitches each, for a total of nine strikes. The feat, which ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — As the minutes ticked away in the second half of last night's NCAA basketball tournament game between Rutgers and heavily favored Houston, all were wondering: Could it be? Could Rutgers be heading back to the Sweet 16 - the first time since the 1970s? At Tavern on George, the ...

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RAHWAY, NJ--Rahway boys basketball dropped to 10-2 with a 73-64 defeat in its away game against Cranford last night, March 1. Cranford's victory avenges its 59-55 loss to Rahway back on opening night. Carrea did most of his damage from downtown, knocking down four 3-pointers, while DeMarino ...

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RAHWAY, NJ--As a follow up to yesterday's story on senior shooting guard Amari Thompson, Rahway's dramatic overtime win last night, Friday, February 26, against Oratory Prep basically wrote itself. What some might have guessed at the outset would have been a lopsided affair, with 9-1 Rahway ...

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RAHWAY, NJ--We had heard that Rahway High School senior, shooting guard Amari Thompson, was currently one of Union County's leading scorers for high school boys basketball. We managed to grab him for an interview, and when we finally sat down with him to talk about this and the season in general, ...

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