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Tour of Somerville Pauses to Honor Memory of Canadian Cyclist Ellen Watters, 2016 Winner

May 29, 2017

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A short ceremony and Moment of Silence will be observed prior to the start of Monday’s Tour of Somerville Pro Women’s Race to honor the memory of 2016 winner Ellen Watters, a Canadian cyclist who died two days after Christmas following a collision with a car in the province of New Brunswick where she grew up.

Watters, 28, had returned to her ...

South Brunswick rallies to hand Lady Tigers extra innings heartbreaking loss in GMC tourney finals

EDISON - Heading into today’s Greater Middlesex Conference softball tournament final, not many neutral fans would’ve have confidently picked a winner, but most probably expected the climax of the game to be razor close and dramatic. After all, today’s title game was a rematch of last year’s final, where South Brunswick High School prevailed over South Plainfield High ...

Tour of Somerville: Shorter Course Expected to Intensify Race for Sidewalk Spectators and Cyclists, Increase Business Traffic Downtown

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The 74th annual Tour of Somerville Cycling Classic has come full circle, returning to a shorter race course used in past years that will enhance the spectators’ experience, increase business for restaurants and retailers in the downtown shopping district and force racers to rethink strategy as they jockey for position during the last 2-3 laps and set up for ...

Seton Hall Prep Dedicates Tevlin Memorial Field and Zimmermann Scoreboard

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The family, friends, teachers and teammates of Brendan Tevlin (Class of 2013) and Billy Zimmerman (Class of 2011) gathered at the Seton Hall Preparatory School’s (SHP) Kelly Athletic Complex on Saturday as the high school officially dedicated the Brendan Patrick Tevlin ’13 Memorial Field and Billy Zimmermann ’11 Scoreboard.

The ceremony marked a ...

Somerset Patriots Help Atlantic League Celebrate 20th Anniversary

On May 20, 1998, the first ever Atlantic League of Professional Baseball game was played at the Sandcastle in Atlantic City, New Jersey between the Atlantic City Surf and the Somerset Patriots. The newly founded six-team independent league had come to fruition after a three-year process that began when founder Frank Boulton was looking to move one of his minor league teams to the Long ...

Tour of Somerville, Oldest Bicycle Race in the USA Will Broadcast Live - Around the World – on Memorial Day

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Tour of Somerville, a tradition in bicycle racing since 1940, will be broadcast live on Memorial Day, the first time in 74 years of international competition that the signature race will be seen around the world in real time on several platforms, including YouTube and Twitch.

Cameras will be positioned at strategic locations throughout the race course in ...

Tour of Somerville Cycling Series Expands Racing into Raritan, Bound Brook

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Competitive cyclists from throughout the world will again converge in central New Jersey Memorial Day weekend to compete in the 74th edition of one of America’s classic cycling events, the annual Tour of Somerville on Monday, May 29.

Re-branded as The Tour of Somerville Cycling Series, sponsors have extended racing over the course of three days, with racing events ...

Spotswood's Glenn Fredricks Earns Fourth Division Title As Varsity Baseball Head Coach

SPOTSWOOD, NJ – On May 2, Spotswood High School varsity baseball coach Glenn Fredricks earned his fourth Greater Middlesex Conference Blue Division championship as head coach. The title-clinching win came against Middlesex High School after a ten year drought as division champions.

Fredricks’ roots in Spotswood are deep, having grown up in the borough and wearing the blue and ...

Baseball: The Bears Shut Out Vikings in 5-0 Win

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Bears blanked the Vikings for the second consecutive day thanks to a dominating pitching performance by Junior Michael Falco. The EB offense exploded in the third inning when they jumped out to a quick 4-0 lead. These runs combined with spectacular pitching gave East Brunswick another great win.

 

Michael Falco got the start on the rubber today and he threw six ...

Baseball: Bears to Vikings: "Just Burnham!" in 4-0 Victory

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The combination of the Bears’ 13 hits and Tyler Burnham’s dominating performance on the mound resulted in a 4-0 win for East Brunswick. The Bears scored three runs in the fifth inning to take a comfortable lead and they were able to hold on for the rest of the game.  

Senior Tyler Burnham had his best outing today against the South Brunswick Vikings.

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Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey Announce Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez as Master of Ceremonies for New Jersey State Youth of the Year Gala

May 18, 2017

The Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey announced today that 2016 Olympic Gold & Silver Medalist and “Dancing with the Stars” Champion Laurie Hernandez will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the NJ State Youth of the Year gala on June 6th at Montclair State University, Conference Center Ballroom in Montclair, NJ.

The Boys & Girls Clubs in New Jersey Youth of the Year gala ...