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All-Star Catcher Yovan Gonzalez Back with Patriots in 2019

January 22, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have re-signed All-Star catcher Yovan Gonzalez for the 2019 season.

“I’m really happy to be back with the team again this year,” said Gonzalez. “I’m also really excited and ready to get a chance to bring the trophy back to Somerset! Let’s go!”

Gonzalez enters his fourth season with the Somerset Patriots and his ...

Howell Nips South Plainfield 30-28

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Two of the top wrestling programs in New Jersey met on Thursday night and brought the intensity all the fans of both sides expected.

In a back and forth affair, the Howell Rebels (13-0, #3 NJ.com Top 20) used a late push to defeat the South Plainfield Tigers (17-2, #7 NJ.com Top 20) 30-28.

The Rebels won two more matches than the Tigers including one pinfall, one ...

Tigers Wrestling: Senior Night Special as South Plainfield Defeats Monroe 55-9

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Eleven seniors were honored before Wednesday night’s match and there was much to celebrate after the final whistle.

For each senior, five points were posted on the scoreboard as the South Plainfield Tigers (17-1, 5-0 GMC Red) defeated another division rival, the Monroe Falcons (10-2, 5-1 GMC Red) 55-9 in Anthony Cotoia Gymnasium.

The Tigers won 11 of 13 ...

South Plainfield's Jillian Holoboski chooses Franklin and Marshall for more than just softball

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- Jillian Holoboski has a lot to accomplish and look forward to before the school year ends, but on Wednesday afternoon, the South Plainfield High School senior held a little ceremony and finalized her college decision.

Come next fall, Holoboski will attend Franklin and Marshall. In addition to taking history and politics classes, she will also play softball at the ...

Lady Tigers Basketball: Carteret Outlasts South Plainfield, 50-44

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Carteret’s Taija’ Ney McCollum scored a game high 19 points and teammate Amazy Pope-Williams added another 11 as the Ramblers of Carteret defeated the South Plainfield Lady Tigers 50-44. South Plainfield clawed its way back in the game with 14 third quarter points, but the Ramblers were two strong offensively down the stretch scored 21 points in the 4th ...

GMC Winter Track Championships

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Make room on the banners and prepare the walls, the Boys and Girls Winter Track Teams are Blue Division Champs.  A week after dominating the small schools' competition at the Greater Middlesex Conference Relays, your Tigers defeated them on an individual level at the GMC Championships. 

For the ladies, this is back to back division titles.  ...

Ashnault wins at 149, but No. 24 Rutgers wrestling falls to No. 3 Oklahoma State, 26-5 at the RAC

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The No. 24 Rutgers wrestling team went to battle with No. 3 Oklahoma State and the historic visiting Cowboys defeated the Scarlet Knights, 26-5, at the Rutgers Athletic Center.

The loss moves Rutgers’ dual meet record to 7-3 overall while Oklahoma State improved to 7-0.

Rutgers won two individual bouts on the afternoon at 149 pounds by sixth-year senior No. 2 ...

South Plainfield Tigers take first place in VA Duals

HAMPTON, VA-The South Plainfield High School wrestling team took a trip down south this weekend to take part in the 39th annual Virginia Duals tournament. The prestigious invitational regularly attracts some of the best teams in the country, and this year, the Tigers get to go home with bragging rights.

The Tigers used a 37-17 win over fellow New Jersey team St. Augustine to earn first place ...

South Plainfield High School Competition Cheer Team Wins Snow Globe Championship

MONTVILLE, NJ - The South Plainfield High School Competition Cheerleading Team participated in the Snow Globe Championships in Montville on Saturday, January 12, 2019.  The team place first and are were named the grand champions. 

“I’m So proud of these girls and all of their hard work, dedication, and commitment,” said South Plainfield head coach Jaime ...

MVP Shortstop Alfredo Rodriguez Returns to Patriots after All-Star 2018 Season

Bridgewater, NJ - Atlantic League All-Star shortstop Alfredo Rodriguez has signed a contract and will return to the Somerset Patriots for a third straight season in 2019.

He is the first player signed by the Patriots for the upcoming season, which begins April 26 at TD Bank Ballpark.

“I’m extremely excited to be back with this first-class organization,” said Rodriguez.

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