South Plainfield Baseball Team Hands Out Hardware at Annual Dinner

June 19, 2017

PISCATAWAY - The South Plainfield High School varsity baseball team wrapped up their 2017 season on Wednesday, June 14th during the team’s annual dinner and award ceremony. The event was held at Piscataway’s Spain Inn and was attended by players, coaches and family members from the varsity, junior varsity and freshman levels at SPHS. The event was put on by the team’s ...

Caity Hughes smacks two-run home run, but Black falls to Pink, 7-6, in the 2017 GMC senior softball All-Star Classic

SOUTH PLAINFIELD -- Thirty-eight seniors from the Greater Middlesex Conference all came together after competing against each other all season long Tuesday night just days before their graduation commencements for the GMC Softball Coaches Association All-Star Classic at Ponytail Park in South Plainfield.

The players split between the Pink and Black teams, including South ...

Yankees Champions Sparky Lyle, Willie Randolph Reunited as Honorary Managers of Atlantic League All-Star Game

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots and the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball have announced that New York Yankees greats Sparky Lyle and Willie Randolph have been named Honorary Managers of the 2017 Atlantic League All-Star Game.

The 2017 Atlantic League All-Star Game, presented by RWJBarnabas Health and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, will take place at TD Bank ...

Multiple Tigers to compete in track and field Meet of Champions; Deshai Smith to take part in three events

Northern Burlington High School will be hosting the creme of the crop of New Jersey high school track and field this weekend, as the 2017 NJSIAA Meet of Champions is set for this Saturday. Over 1,000 of the state’s finest young athletes will be competing in the biggest meet of the season, and some of South Plainfield’s own will be looking to take home medals.

 Ten athletes ...

Lady Tigers mount late rally, but come up short in 4-3 season-ending loss to Lodi Immaculate in inaugural Tournament of Champions

NEWARK-- All good things eventually come to an end. Today, an outstanding South Plainfield High School softball season came to a close.

History was made today at Newark’s Ivy Hill Park, as the fourth seeded Lady Tigers took on fifth seeded Lodi Immaculate in the first ever game of the new Tournament of Champions. The newly formed tournament pits all of the softball state champions ...

Hughes and Panzarella to Represent South Plainfield in Super 36 All-Star Softball Game

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - After a total of 182 players from across the state of New Jersey were nominated, the rosters for the sixth annual Super 36 North-South Senior All-Star softball game were recently selected, and South Plainfield High School will be represented.

Playing for the South team in the game, which will take place on Monday, June 12 at 6 p.m. at Mike Sheppard, Sr. Field at Ivy Hill ...

Schaeffer's RBI Walkoff gives Lady Tigers Group III Title

UNION-- All year and all post-season, the South Plainfield High School softball team has been earning close, hard fought victories over highly touted teams, so it’s only fitting that they had to tough another one out to get their hands on the state championship trophy they’ve been working so hard for.

The Group III State Championship was on the line at Kean University ...

South Plainfield Tigers Come Up Just Short of Sectional Title, Fall to Governor Livingston, 6-5

BERKELY HEIGHTS, NJ - The South Plainfield High School varsity baseball team’s thrilling run in the NJSIAA playoffs came to a heartbreaking conclusion Friday evening against Governor Livingston in the Central Jersey Group 2 sectional final. The #2 seeded Tigers (19-10) took a 5-3 lead into the bottom of the seventh inning over the top seeded Highlanders (26-3) and got to within one out of ...

Hughes' in-the-park homer pushes Lady Tigers to 3-2 victory over Old Tappan and earns spot in Group 3 finals.

MONTCLAIR-- Endurance and mental toughness might be the most important traits for a team to possess in the postseason, and so far the South Plainfield High School softball team has shown they have those qualities in spade. Today, it helped them earn a spot in the state championships.

The Lady Tigers (26-4) matched up against a surging Old Tappan squad in Montclair for the Group 3 semifinals.

South Plainfield Lady Tigers Stun Middletown North 3-2, Grab N2G3 State Sectional Title

MIDDLETOWN -- After their heartbreaking extra innings loss in the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament final this past weekend, the South Plainfield High School varsity softball team had to quickly shift their attention to their sectional championship game against Middletown North.

You could see it on the players’ and coaches’ faces after the defeat that it wasn’t going to ...

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