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Somerville Boys' Basketball Deep in Talent with Optimistic First-Year Coach

December 14, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ — There's plenty to look forward to as Chris Nevolo takes the reigns of the Somerville boys’ basketball team this season, with Friday's 7 p.m. home opener against Warren Hills. 

After bowing out in the first round of the state tournament last season, the Pioneers return to the court with a special group of athletes that present quite possibly the ...

Somerville: High Hopes for Immaculata HS Boys Basketball; Season Opens Friday

SOMERVILLE, NJ — The Immaculata High School basketball team will have a new look when it begins the season at 7 p.m. Friday at home against a talented Ridge team, having lost an incredible foursome of talented starters, all of whom are playing ball as freshmen on the collegiate level. 

However, with the character and talent on this year’s team, the transition to a new ...

Somerville: Ryan Licht Succeeds Tom Mott as Lacrosse Coach at Immaculata HS

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Ryan Licht of Branchburg has been named Immaculata High School’s new Boys Lacrosse Coach, replacing Coach Tom Mott who established the program in 1997 and retired from the position after a 22-year stint. 

Licht brings an outstanding portfolio of professional lacrosse playing experience, as well coaching nearly 10 years on the high school level.  A star ...

Somerville Pioneers' Drive for Championship Ends with Bruising Loss to Rumson Fair-Haven

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Scoring was not much of a problem for Somerville in Sunday’s Central, Group 3 Final. Finding the end zone on five of its nine drives, there was no question about that. 

Stopping Alex Maldjian, however, was a completely different story. 

Each time Somerville scored and made exhilarating attempts to close in on Rumson Fair-Haven’s leads, the Bulldogs and ...

Somerville Championship Football Game Postponed Until Sunday

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The championship rematch between Somerville High School and Rumson Fair-Haven High School has been postponed.

Originally scheduled for Friday at 7 p.m., the game will now be played Sunday at 1 p.m. at Brooks Field.

The undefeated Pioneers (11-0) have won all six games at home and 5 on the road.

Somerville High School Athletic Director Tim Davis sent out a tweet ...

Somerville: Immaculata HS Athletes Commit to College Teams

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Senior athletes at Immaculata High School signed letters of intent Thursday, committing to participate in athletics at their chosen colleges.

Students who signed, their sport and college include:

Peter Gallo of Asbury, baseball, St. Joseph's University; Felix Diaz of North Brunswick, baseball, Southern New Hampshire University; Chris Kirschner of Flemington, ...

Football: Somerville, Rumson-Fair Haven Meet Again; Trip to MetLife on the Line

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The latest chapter of the Somerville vs. Rumson-Fair Haven football rivalry will be written Friday as both squads once again meet in the Central, Group 3 sectional finals.

Nothing new, right?

But unlike the previous two meetings, there is more at stake than just a trophy. The winner of this rivalry punches a ticket to the inaugural South vs. Central Group 3 Bowl Game at ...

Somerville Football Players, Fans "Fired Up" for Championship Game

SOMERVILLE, NJ - There were two good reasons to build a gigantic bonfire at Carol Pager Sports Complex last night.

Temperatures had dipped in to the 30s, for one.

It was also time to "fire up" the Somerville High School Pioneers football team for this weekend's playoff game against the Rumson Fair-Haven football team, a rematch of last year's championship game.

Team ...

Somerville Rallies, Beats Holmdel, Sets Up Sectional Finals Rematch with Rumson Fair-Haven

SOMERVILLE, NJ -  There was a point during the third quarter of Saturday’s semifinal where No. 1-seeded Somerville found itself trailing, 14-10, and was facing true adversity for one of the first times all season. 

For a team that’s run the table so far, Somerville (11-0) hasn’t trailed much in second halves of its 11 games this season. Sometimes, that can have a ...

Playoffs: Somerville Pioneers Meet Holmdel in Sectional Semifinal Saturday

SOMERVILLE, NJ — The explosive offense of Somerville, or the suffocating defense of Holmdel?

Something will have to give Saturday afternoon. 

Throughout the season, Somerville has put up eye-popping numbers seemingly on a weekly basis. In the second round of the playoffs Saturday at 1 p.m., it will meet a Holmdel team that has been equally dominant on the other side of the ...

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