Somerville Baseball State Champs Honored by Borough Council

June 18, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - It  took 114 years, but the Somerville High School Pioneers baseball team finnaly  achieved elite status this season, winning its first-ever NJSIAA Group III championship.

The state champions were honored by the Borough Council and Mayor Ellen Brain Monday night, with each member of the team and coaches receiving a proclamation recounting their successful ...

Somerville HS Football Stars Shine in Basilone Bowl

BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- Multiple members of the Somerville High School and Hillsborough High School football programs played in the sixth annual Basilone Bowl at Bridgewater-Raritan on Thursday night.

Hillsborough’s Noah Quick, Charles Amankwaa, Matt Moore, Tyler Boatwright, Isaiah Black, and Ryan Wheaton and Somerville’s Hamza Akel, Ryan Hrabinski, Mike DeSarno, and Owen Booker all ...

Tour of Somerville: Photo Finish Win for Van Gilder in Women's Race; Last Second Surge in Men's Race


SOMERVILLE, NJ - Had there been more tread on the front tire of Colleen Gulick's bicycle, Laura Van Gilder might not have won her record-setting fifth Tour of Somerville.

Side-by-side, wheel-to-wheel, Van Gilder, 54, won by the narrowest of margins in the Mildred Kugler 25-mile Women's Pro event in a dramatic photo finish, successfully defending the title she won in 2017. She ...

Winner of Somerville Sprints Hits 50 MPH at Finish Line



SOMERVILLE, NJ – Two Pennsylvania-based track cyclists won first place honors at the men’s and women’s Main Street Sprint races Sunday night, a prelude to tMonday's 75th Tour of Somerville.

James Mellen, the current men’s national sprint champion from Schenecksviile and Sophia Shuhay, a multiple-time junior gold medalist bested more than 40 ...

Van Gilder, Arana Win Bound Brook Cycling Races


BOUND BROOK, NJ - Laura Van Gilder of Cresco, Pa. sprinted away from a three-rider breakaway to win the 20-mile women’s race at the Bound Brook Criterium today, a prelude to Monday’s 75th Tour of Somerville. Masha Schneider of Guttenberg, NJ was second and Dori Buckenthal of Glenwood, Maryland placed third.

The 54-year-old Van Gilder, the winningest female American ...

Laura Van Gilder Returns to Somerville Memorial Day to Defend Race Title


SOMERVILLE, NJ – Laura Van Gilder, 54-year-old cycling champion from Cresco, Pa., will return to defend her title at the 75th annual Tour of Somerville on Memorial Day, attempting an unprecedented fifth win in the 25-mile women's race, just one of several races that begin at 10:30 a.m..

The Kugler-Anderson Tour of Somerville, often referred to as the Kentucky Derby of ...

Somerville Loses to Madison in Girls Lax State Tournament Semifinal

MADISON, NJ - The Madison Varsity Girls’ Lacrosse team came out strong in a close victory over Somerville Monday afternoon in the state tournament semifinals.

Junior Lauren Kaye and sophomore Ginny Taylor combined for three quick goals in the first five minutes to give Madison a 3-0 lead.

With the score tied 9-9 at the half, Somerville made an impressive comeback with a short-lived ...

Patriots' 14 Hits More than Enough

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots (10-3) defeated the Road Warriors (4-8) 6-2 at TD Bank Ballpark on Thursday evening.

The Road Warriors took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning on a double play. Somerset answered immediately, tying the game on a sacrifice fly by Endy Chavez and taking the lead on an RBI single by Alex Castellanos.

The Patriots extended the lead with two runs in ...

Patriots Rally for Another Win Against Road Warriors

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (9-3) defeated the Road Warriors (4-8) 7-6 in the second game of a day-night double header at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday evening.

The Road Warriors took a 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning on two errors.

Somerset cut the lead in half with a run in the bottom of the frame courtesy of an Adam Weisenburger RBI single.

The Patriots tied up the ...

Patriots Hang on for 4-3 Win over Road Warriors

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (8-3) defeated the Road Warriors (4-7) 4-3 in the first game of a day-night double header at TD Bank Ballpark on Wednesday afternoon.

With the game tied in the bottom of the sixth inning, the Patriots scored three runs on consecutive two-out singles by Yovan Gonzalez, Craig Massey, and Scott Kelly to make the score 4-1.

“It all started with ...

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