Wardlaw-Hartridge Swimmers Named to All-Division Teams

March 20, 2017

EDISON, NJ -- Five varsity swimmers from The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison were named to the Greater Middlesex Conference All-Division teams. Pictured, from left: Armaan Kapoor of Millburn, Zach Brown of South Plainfield, Logan D'Amore of Scotch Plains and Kelly Lawrence of Scotch Plains. (Not pictured: Jason Yin of Scotch Plains.)

Two W-H swim records were set in the pool this ...

Anthony Ashnault Becomes Rutgers' First Three-Time All-American, But Falls In Semifinals Of The 2017 NCAA D1 Wrestling Championships

ST. LOUIS, MO. -- Rutgers University wrestler and South Plainfield N.J. native Anthony Ashnault strives and works everyday for one goal -- a national title.

The school's first three-time All-American, Ashnault, the fifth-seed at 141-pounds, will have one more chance at that feat after falling in the semifinals for the second year in a row to top-seeded Dean Heil of Oklahoma State, this ...

Season Recap: South Plainfield Wrestling Roars Through 2016-2017 Season to end year as top public school

SOUTH PLAINFIELD-- Maintaining a top of the line high school athletic program year after year certainly isn’t easy, but from the outside looking in, the South Plainfield High School wrestling team certainly has a way of making it look that way.

The Tigers had a little bit of a different look heading into the 2016-2017 wrestling season as longtime head coach Kevin McCann stepped down from ...

Somerset Patriots Fan Fest Set For Saturday, April 8th

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have announced that their annual Fan Fest will take place on Saturday, April 8th at TD Bank Ballpark from noon to 3 p.m.

Fan Fest is a FREE admission event to kick off spring and the upcoming baseball season. Fan Fest includes a chance for fans to meet and get autographs from baseball legend and the team’s manager emeritus Sparky Lyle, 2015 ...

Wrestling Wrap: Heilmann and DelVecchio both Place in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - Steadily improving and getting the results has South Plainfield’s Joe Heilmann already looking to next year.

Coming off a fifth-place finish as a sophomore, after missing the NJSIAA Individual Championships as a freshman, Heilmann took the next step with a 120 pound third-place finish Sunday at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

“I know I’ve improved and ...

Rutgers Wrestler And South Plainfield Native Anthony Ashnault Repeats As 141-Pound Big Ten Champion

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Anthony Ashnault must listen to a heavy dose of rap artist DJ Khaled because all he does is win.

The top-seeded 141-pound Rutgers wrestler defeated seventh-seeded Javier Gasca III of Michigan State 15-2 (major decision) in convincing fashion to earn his second straight Big Ten championship inside Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall on the campus of Indiana University on Sunday.

Heilmann and DelVecchio pull off big wins in state wrestling tournament quarterfinals before being knocked into consolations.

ATLANTIC CITY-- The second day of the 2017 NJSIAA wrestling tournament is in the bag. While none of South Plainfield’s wrestlers will be competing in the upcoming championship finals, two Tigers pulled off big wins today that ended up helping them earn a spot in tomorrow’s place-winning matches.

Zach DelVeccio and Joe Heilmann both earned impressive wins in the quarterfinals before ...

State Wrestling Tournament Update: Heilmann and DelVecchio dominate to earn berths in quarterfinals

ATLANTIC CITY--The first day of the 2017 NJSIAA wrestling tournament is officially in the books, and three South Plainfield wrestlers have done enough to compete in tomorrow’s matches at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

Joe Heilmann and Zach DelVecchio won their way through the preliminary and pre-quarterfinal rounds to advance to Saturday’s quarterfinals, while Jake Giordano ...

Lady Tigers ousted from N2G3 Tourney with Tough 70-42 Loss from Top-seeded Somerville

SOMERVILLE—The South Plainfield High School girls basketball team has been surprising people all year, and tonight they tried to keep that trend going as they traveled to Somerset County  to take on a very formidable Somerville High School team in the quarterfinals of the North 2, Group 3 sectional tournament.

It would’ve taken a lot of things going their way for the ...

PREVIEW: Seven South Plainfield Wrestlers to Compete for Individual State Championship

SOUTH PLAINFIELD- The best young wrestlers in the state will be laying it all on the line in Atlantic City this weekend. The 2017 NJSIAA state wrestling tournament will kick off at Boardwalk Hall on Friday, and like in many years, South Plainfield High School will be well represented. Here’s a look at how the weekend could go for all seven of the Tigers that qualified for the ...

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