Sports

January 15, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots will host a special 50th Anniversary Celebration of the 1969 World Series Champion New York Mets at TD Bank Ballpark on Sunday, June 9. Four members of the 1969 World Series Championship team will be in attendance to be honored down on the field during the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have re-signed left-handed pitcher and 2018 Atlantic League Post-Season All-Star Mike Antonini for the 2019 season. “I’m grateful to be back with the Patriots for another season,” said Antonini. “I look forward to contributing in any way I can to help ...

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Bridgewater, NJ - Atlantic League All-Star shortstop Alfredo Rodriguez has signed a contract and will return to the Somerset Patriots for a third straight season in 2019. He is the first player signed by the Patriots for the upcoming season, which begins April 26 at TD Bank Ballpark. “I’m ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots 2018 coaching staff - Glen Barker,Third Base/ Hitting; Jon Hunton Pitching Coach/ Director of Baseball Operations and Fox Beyer, a volunteer Assistant Coach will return for the 2019 season. “Around the turn of the new year, every year, I find myself ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Alexandra DeGaris of Hillsborough has been named Immaculata High School’s new Girls Lacrosse coach. A recent graduate of Rowan University - a Division III program - and a 2015 graduate of Hillsborough HS where she was a standout player, DeGaris holds double degrees in Education ...

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SUMMIT, NJ — Jaden Honis was limited to just one point in the first half Friday night, but turned that around in the second half to produce the performance of a lifetime. The junior guard went off for 36 points during the second half and three overtimes, finishing with a career-best 37 points to ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Seemingly each time Somerville forged attempts to reclaim the momentum Thursday night, Chatham administered quick answers to pull it right back. Specifically, those answers were coming down low from the Cougars’ deadly high-low duo of E.J. Leskauskas and Andrew ...

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SUMMIT, NJ — Immaculata High School has started strong this season, showing opponents just how complete an offensive team it can be.  In large part, that is because of the Spartans’ firm understanding of how to be unselfish, how to create the open shots and to utilize their talent to the ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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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