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Rutgers Football hit with NCAA sanctions, escapes harsher penalties

September 25, 2017

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Rutgers was hit with a two-year probation period, after the NCAA's Division I Committee on Infractions panel ruled the university failed to monitor its football program, the NCAA announced Friday afternoon.

The penalties fell short of the more punitive measures that were considered, which included the loss of scholarships and bowls.

Still, they added little to the ...

Piscataway Chiefs Battle Rival South Brunswick Vikings to 28-14 Victory

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- For years, the Piscataway High School football team’s bread and butter has been to run the ball. That was no different Friday when the Chiefs (3-0) topped rival South Brunswick, 28-14, in a Greater Middlesex Conference -- Red Division clash in Piscataway.

Whether it was with two tight ends, one with a fullback, or from the shotgun with wide receivers spread out, the ...

South Brunswick Vikings 2-0 After Dominating New Brunswick 35-7 Friday Night

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Vikings football team is off to a good start, dominating its first two games of the season.

After opening the season with a 35-6 win over rival Old Bridge on the road Sept. 8, the Vikings brought plenty of offense home Friday night, dominating the New Brunswick Zebras 35-7.

It was a well distributed scoring attack that featured contributions from Thomas ...

Somerville: Tribute to Det. Matthew Tarentino Precedes Immaculata-Summit Football Game

SOMERVILLE, NJ - In the Friday Night Lights home game opener for Immaculata, the Spartans suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Summit Hilltoppers by the score of 14-13.

The Spartans had a chance to go ahead at the beginning of the fourth quarter, but fumbled the ball at the Hilltoppers’ three-yard line.

The game was preceded by a tribute and ceremonies for Summit Police Detective and ...

Hillsborough HS Grad Jeremy Shipley Continues Winning Ways at The Citadel

CHARLESTON, SC – Jeremy Shipley, a 2017 graduate of Hillsborough High School and standout track and field athlete, is continuing his winning ways at The Citadel, celebrating its 175th anniversary as one of the nation’s foremost military colleges.

A freshman and member of The Citadel Class of 2021, Shipley spent three years as a member of the HHS cross country team and 4 years as a ...

Former Hillsborough HS Quarterback Leads RPI to 45-0 Win, Garners Offensive Award

TROY, NY - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute quarterback Edward Trimpert, a 2015 graduate of Hillsborough High School, has been selected as the Offensive Performer of the Week in football by the Liberty League after leading the Engineers to a season-opening 45-0 victory over William Paterson University on Saturday.

Trimpert, a junior, completed 11 of 14 passes for 161 yards and two ...

Somerville: Immaculata HS Football Standout Begins NFL Career with Minnesota Vikings

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Standout Immaculata High School football player Tashawn Bower has played himself onto the opening day roster of the Minnesota Vikings after a four-year collegiate career at defensive end for perennial powerhouse LSU.

Bower, Class of 2013, becomes the second graduate of Immaculata to make it to the NFL. Theo Riddick, Class of 2009, is the featured running back ...

10U Little League Troopers From Elizabeth Become Mid-Atlantic Baseball Champs

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elmora Youth Little League Troopers made team history Friday when they became Mid-Atlantic Regional champions, but fell short in gaining the top tournament title.

MORE: State Little League Champs in Elizabeth Need Help Getting to Regionals

The team’s wins come after an outpouring of financial and moral support which helped get them to the 9-10 Little League ...

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