Sports

May 5, 2021

PLAINFIELD, NJ — Erick Rodriguez, Lucas Kidder and Nasir Powell had two hits each, scoring a combined 7 runs, to lead Plainfield to a crushing 21-2 win at home over Roselle Park on Tuesday. Cameron Smith threw a strong 3 innings for the win, while striking out 6 batters. Bryan Williams and ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - The Roselle Public School District has announced the appointment of Ibrahim Halsey as the new head football coach at Abraham Clark High School. Halsey, a graduate of Elizabeth High School, was named the New Jersey Gatorade Player of the Year, Prep-Star High School All American and ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield's Cameron Smith pitched strong into the 6th inning Tuesday throwing 110 pitches, giving up five hits and one earned run while striking out seven. The Cardinals beat Roselle Catholic's Lions 9-5, remaining unbeaten in Union County Conference Divisional Play. Bryan ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - New Jersey Youth Soccer continues its virtual celebration of the 33rd Annual NJYS Awards Presented by RWJBarnabas Health and officially announced Roselle Park Soccer Club as the 2020 NJYS Recreation Program of the Year. In addition to receiving a plaque, club president Max ...

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RAHWAY, NJ—On the evening of Friday, March 5, Rahway High School’s head basketball coach, Jeff Lubreski, reached a milestone few others ever achieve. With a final score of 79-47 over Roselle, Lubreski secured his 500th career victory. Lubreski, a high school English teacher at Rahway’s ...

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LINDEN, NJ - The Linden High School varsity basketball team lost Wednesday's conference game against Roselle Catholic 72-35. Bryan Bowser scored 13 points, had three rebounds and a steal for the Tigers (1-10). Nigel Merville had three rebounds. Roselle Catholic Senior Kunga Tsering joined the ...

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NEW JERSEY — “Good trends,” as Gov. Phil Murphy put it Monday, will allow New Jersey to expand its COVID-19 gathering limits. The changes go into effect immediately. Religious services at churches, mosques and other houses of worship will be allowed to run at 50% capacity. Also in effect, two ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ - “And ONEEEE!” Accompanied by clapping and shouting, the phrase “and one” crescendoed throughout the gym as junior Damon Schumann converted his layup attempt and the referee signaled the bucket and the foul “When I saw [an opening] because our coach drew up a play ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- In a highly anticipated announcement , Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday at his COVID-19 press briefing that Indoor sports may resume on Saturday, January 2, 2021, with safety protocols in place. However, the regional suspension of interstate youth hockey competitions will continue ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – Winter is coming for high school sports, but student-athletes will have to wait until 2021 for action. The NJSIAA, New Jersey’s governing body for interscholastic sports, announced the pushback of all winter sports and the cancellation of all formal winter sports tournaments ...

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NEW JERSEY -- In response to recent coronavirus outbreaks associated with the conduct of interstate youth hockey activities, Gov. Phil Murphy joined with fellow governors, Janet Mills (Maine), Gina Raimondo (Rhode Island), Chris Sununu (New Hampshire), Phil Scott (Vermont), Ned Lamont ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Once again the NJSIAA has issued guidance on an upcoming sport and its championship, in direct conflict from published reports and an announcement from a sport’s coaches association. The NJSIAA contradicted an article in northjersey.com which quoted New Jersey Wrestling ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Spotswood High School girls varsity tennis team was eliminated from the NJSIAA Central Jersey East Group One Tennis Tournament in the first round by eighth seeded Roselle Park High School on Tuesday. Roselle Park defeated ninth seeded Spotswood 3-2. The Chargers Cyanne Chan ...

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ROSELLE, NJ -  Brian Touma scored and goalie Joe Sebastian earned his third shutout of the season to lead the Union Catholic boys soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Roselle on Thursday at Sylvester Land Memorial Field in Roselle. With the victory, the Vikings stretched their unbeaten streak to ...

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Roselle Park Panthers defeated the Wood-Ridge Blue Devils on Friday night by a score of 27–19 on the road at Donna Ricker Memorial Field.  The first score of the game came around halfway through the opening quarter for the Blue Devils, as quarterback Branden Negro connected ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Roselle Park High School senior and varsity football player Nasir Williams has been nominated for the 2020 Heart of a Giant Award by Roselle Park High School Head Coach Gregory Dunkerton. “It was a surprise, I was honored and grateful when I heard about the nomination,” said ...

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NEW JERSEY — Practice that involves contact and indoor sports scrimmages will once again be possible despite the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday as he signed a new executive order. No. 187 allows for sports to resume activities inside defined as “medium risk” and “high risk” ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Abraham Clark High School will have their first football game of the season this Saturday at Keansburg High School.  The Rams finished the 2019 season with an overall record of four wins and seven losses, ranking 273 in the state. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year will be a ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Abraham Clark High School football player Jared McRae has been nominated for the 2020 USA Football Heart of a Giant Award presented by Hospital for Special Surgery and the New York Giants. McRae began playing football at five-years-old after being separated from his mother.  He ...

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UNION, NJ - Registration for the 2020 Fall Recreation Season is now open.  Visit Union Soccer League’s website at www.unionsoccer.org for further information and details. --Kindersoccer Program - Kids ages 5-6 and first time soccer players; co-ed. --Grassroots Program – Kids ages 3-4 and ...

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NEW JERSEY --  The NJSIAA, the governing body for high school sports in New Jersey, on Monday afternoon that it with continued support from Gov. Phil Murphy, State Senator Paul Sarlo, and Assemblyman Benjie E. Wimberly, and guidance from a roster of experts, the organization expects to announce ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) has announced who the inductees are for the incoming Class of 2019-2020 – a "Who's Who" of some of the Garden State’s best and brightest. Among them are Nobel prize-winning economist Milton Friedman, two-time Super Bowl Champion Eli Manning, ...

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TRENTON, NJ – During his COVID press briefing on Tuesday, July 22, Gov. Phil Murphy took the time to clarify Monday’s Exec Order on the resumption of contact drills and practices for high-risk sports and activities. “All contact activities can only be conducted outside,” the governor ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The resumption of contact sports practices and new state guidance for all-remote learning were announced by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy during his COVID-19 briefing Monday. Murphy said he signed an executive order today allowing for sports practices that require contact drills and ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - The NJSIAA released its "Return to Play" guidelines on Friday, which essentially pushed back the start of the 2020 Fall Season one month, while eliminating half of the rounds of the state playoffs. If there is a change in the Governor’s Road Back, Restart and Recovery Plan for ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Jonathan Holloway answered questions about a pandemic, a multimillion dollar budget shortfall and more during his first news conference as Rutgers president. The news conference, however, ended on a lighter note. “If there is no football season,” one reporter asked ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Matt Talbot, 27, has been named the new varsity basketball coach for the Roselle Park Panthers. Talbot has coached the junior varsity team for the past five years. “I might change the way we practice and some of the plays we run,” Talbot said. However, he does not plan to ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - The NJSIAA took one step closer to fall sports in 2020, with the release of the Phase I regulations by the NJSIAA COVID-19 Medical Advisory Taskforce.  The task force is chaired by former NJSIAA Executive Committee president Mary Liz Ivins.  She is joined Dr. Jack Kripsak, ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Low-risk competitive youth sports such as golf and tennis can resume as early as Monday as Gov. Phil Murphy continues to steer the state down the road to re-opening. Other youth sports that are considered medium or high risks of transmission of COVID-19 will be allowed to start up ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- The reopening process for the State of New Jersey continues as Gov. Phil Murphy on Frday announced that he has lifted restrictions for daycare centers, summer camps, and non-contact youth sports. The reopening dates are: Child care centers (June 15) Non-contact organized ...

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