Sports

November 18, 2018

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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., ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Immaculata High School Spartans beat Holy Cross 55-27 in the first round of the state football playoffs held at Brooks Field Saturday night,  Jordan Kinsler's 35-yard touchdown run led the Spartans to an early lead, but the Lancers answered back to tie in the first quarter.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - As Somerville begins the defense of its 2017 sectional title, the Pioneers took the first steps towards repeating as North 2, Group 4 champs Friday night. The soaking wet night belonged to senior quarterback Jalahn Dabney, who turned in a performance for the ages. Dabney rushed ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Immaculata Boy’s Soccer, led by Coach Dominic Rice, wrapped up the 2018 regular season with their first ever Skylands Conference Mountain Division title.  Their record was 12-4-1 overall and 10-2 in the conference. The historic season was capped off with a conference win over ...

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FRENCHTOWN, NJ  -The Somerville High School Pioneers concluded their undefeated regular season schedule Friday night on the road with another lopsided victory, pounding the Del Val Regional Terriers by a score of 58-27. Quarterback Jalahn Dabney had a career game, throwing 4 TD passes and ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Despite a nor'easter approaching -- the early effects of which were forecast to arrive as early as 10 p.m. Friday night -- the Summit High School Varsity Football Team's game versus Immaculata at Somerville High School saw its start time nudged back to 7:15 p.m. to allow for the ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - A field tucked away in a small suburban neighborhood in New Jersey might be the last place outsiders would expect to find one of the most prestigious steeplechase events. But for the 40,000 attendees – many of whom attend year after year – the Far Hills Race Meeting is no secret; ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan girls soccer team will have a chance to defend its county championship next week. Top-seeded Bridgewater-Raritan broke a tie with a goal in the second half to defeat fourth-seeded Somerville, 2-1, in the semifinal round of the Somerset County Tournament ...

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MONTGOMERY, NJ - The undefeated Somerville High School Pioneers improved to 8-0 with a lopsided 55-12 win over the Montgomery High School Cougars Friday night. Quarterback Jalahn Dabney led the offense, scoring 4 TDs, two in the air and two on the ground. Back-up quarterback Justin Brenner threw ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Cranford High School Cougars dominated the line of scrimmage and controlled the ball on the ground, grinding out a 35-7 win against the Immaculata High School Spartans Friday night at Brook Field. The Spartans were shut out in the first half, with running back Tommy McGuire ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - It's one of the major social and sporting events in New Jersey's horse country, and beyond. The Far Hills Race Meeting, due to return to Moorland Farm this Saturday, Oct. 20, will also bring something new to the party this year, with the launch of pari-mutuel betting. Some ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has named Somerset Patriots President/General Manager Patrick McVerrythe 2018 Joe Klein Executive of the Year. The Somerset Patriots also received the Ken Shepard Award For Promotional Excellence for the second consecutive ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills girls soccer team scored three goals in the first half to dominate Somerville on Monday, 3-1. “I’m very pleased with our effort today against an excellent Somerville team,” said WHRHS head coach Brian Figueiredo. “Our players responded to the challenge all game ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerville High School Pioneers continued their impressive 2018 season Friday night with a 34-20 victory over the visiting Warren Hills Regional High School Blue Streaks at Brooks Field. Warren Hills led at the half, 13-7, but Somerville piled up 27 points in the second half ...

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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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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Two football standouts from Somerset County have been nominated to receive the 2018 USA Football Heart of a Giant Award presented by the Hospital for Special Surgery and the National Football League NY Giants. Joseph Ciempola, a senior and captain of the Somerville High School ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball announced Tuesday that shortstop Alfredo Rodriguez and relief pitcher Mike Antonini have been named to the 2018 Post-Season All-Star Team. Rodriguez earns this selection after completing his second season with the Somerset Patriots.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Led by quarterback Jalahn Dabney, the undefeated Somerville High School Pioneers continued their season-long dominance over the opposition Friday night with another lopsided win as they pounded Crandford 50-7 at Brooks Field. Dabney threw four touchdown passes and 221 yards, ...

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METUCHEN, NJ - It was all St. Joseph’s, Metuchen as they dominated Immaculata by a score of 43-0 at the Falcons home field Saturday night. It was the first time that the two diocesan schools met on the gridiron.  The loss was the Spartans’ first of the season, as neither the offense nor defense ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Gary Bury is the new Immaculata Spartans Softball Coach. Bringing an impressive background to the Spartan position, Coach Bury started The Central Jersey Fillies Organization in 2009 with the philosophy that “our 'team' truly puts the girls first.” The goal was to provide a ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Governor Livingston football team was defeated by Somerville, 58-0, on Saturday. The visiting Pioneers came into the game ranked sixth in the state, and they showcased their elite talent versus a banged up GL squad. Somerville started scoring in the first quarter ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The Somerville/Branchburg PAL football program ventured west on Route 22 Sunday morning to play Scotch Plains-Fanwood, and came home winners in three games.  Three out of four Somerville/Branchburg squads — the eighth, seventh, and sixth grade teams — came up with dominating ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – In a game marked by physical play between two neighboring rivals, it was only fitting that it ended on a penalty kick. Somerville has started off this season on fire and had won six straight coming into its game Saturday morning. It had a great chance to further that streak ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Immaculata Spartans extended their unbeaten season to 4-0, with their win over the Montgomery Cougars by a score of 22-16 at Brooks Field on Friday night. It was all Spartans in the first half as Pelton Esannason returned the opening kick-off for 45 yards, which led to a ...

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