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Ashnault stays dominant as Rutgers suffers surprising loss in tri-meet

November 11, 2018


This weekends' Journeymen Duals didn't exactly go as planned for the Rutgers University wrestling team, but the day was far from a complete wash. While the Scarlet Knights (4-1) finished the day with a surprising 1-1 split for their first loss of the season, the team's two stars, Anthony Ashnault and Nick Suriano, both ranked second in the nation in their ...

Turnovers cost Tigers in 28-7 playoff loss to Rahway

RAHWAY, NJ - It was no secret that the South Plainfield High School football team would need to show up big time to snatch a victory in today's North Jersey, Section 2, Group 2 playoff game against Rahway. The Tigers (5-5) were coming off an upset win over second-seeded West Essex in last week's first round game, and probably needed some of that same magic to take ...

Ashnault triumphs in long-awaited return, as Rutgers sweeps through season-opening quad

PISCATAWAY-- It’s unlikely that too many wrestling fans forgot what Anthony Ashnault brings to the mat, but if any did, they were swiftly reminded of it this weekend. Ashnault made his long-awaited return to the Rutgers Athletic Center in Rutgers Wrestling’s season-opening home quad on Saturday, and the South Plainfield native got back to business in a big way, securing pins in all ...

Tigers Football: South Plainfield Advances to Playoffs with Friday Night Shutout Victory

The South Plainfield High School varsity football team is back in the playoffs.

Thanks to its superb ground game this past Friday night, the Tigers (4-4) defeated Carteret, 34-0, on the road in Carteret. South Plainfield ran for 471 yards and was led by bruiser Zachary DelVecchio, who had 175 yards rushing on 21 carries and the quick Dondre Tate, who had 10 carries for another ...

South Plainfield High School Seniors Honored Before Tiger Football Game

SOUTH PLAINFIELD -  On the evening of October 19th, seniors of the South Plainfield High School Football Team, Cheerleaders and Marching Band were honored for their achievements and dedication.  The ceremony took place on the Frank R. Jost Field just before the South Plainfield Tigers rivaled the Woodbridge Barrons.  

“Good evening, ladies and gentlemen,” announced ...

Buddy Ball Basketball Ends with Exciting Final Game

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - Bleachers packed with proud parents, family and supporters, the final session of South Plainfield’s first Buddy Ball Basketball Clinic closed with a basketball game at 6p.m. on Wednesday, October 17th at the Police Athletic League (P.A.L.), located at 1250 Maple Avenue.  Sponsored by the South Plainfield Recreation Department, the free program was open to ...

Dominguez Scores Twice as South Plainfield Tigers Advance to GMCT Quarterfinals 2-1

OLD BRIDGE, NJ – South Plainfield’s Adrian Dominguez scored twice and the Tigers used a stout defense as South Plainfield defeated Old Bridge 2-1. The victory sends South Plainfield into a GMCT quarterfinal matchup against top ranked South Brunswick.

South Plainfield dropped its season opener 5-1 to South Brunswick.

In the Tigers win over J.P. Stevens Wednesday South Plainfield ...

Born Tallies Two Goals as South Plainfield Advances in GMCT 3-0

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield’s Chris Born scored twice and added an assist as the South Plainfield Tigers defeated the J.P. Stevens Hawks 3-0. The victory advances South Plainfield to the first round of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament.

“When we play simple and do the things we normally do we play well,” said South Plainfield head coach Anthony ...

South Plainfield Field Hockey: Tigers Fall in GMCT Semi’s to Old Bridge 3-2

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Old Bridge’s Abigail Zimmerlink scored twice and teammate Mikayla Van Horn added a goal as Old Bridge defeated the Lady Tigers 3-2. The victory advances Old Bridge to the GMCT finals against top ranked Metuchen.

Old Bridge control much of the day’s offense rifling 10 shots on goal to South Plainfield’s five. South Plainfield and Old Bridge split ...

Steve Johnston Named South Plainfield High School Varsity Wrestling Coach

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Steve Johnston was approved by the school board on Wednesday evening to be the new South Plainfield High School varsity wrestling coach.

Johnston graduated from SPHS in 2003 and is a member of the 70-win club. As a senior, he was both a Greater Middlesex Conference and District champion at 171-pounds before going off to wrestle at York College.

“It honestly ...


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