Rutgers Football Players Assist at Operation Shoebox New Jersey Packing

February 20, 2017


MANVILLE, NJ  - More than 300 volunteers helped Operation Shoebox New Jersey commemorate its 12th anniversary Saturday by packing  1.200 personal care packages that will be shipped to United States military personnel stationed around the world.

Several members of the Rutgers football team came to help, as did several other groups, including the Boy Scouts, Troop 193; Girl ...

South Plainfield Wrestling Holds off Cranford to Notch 33rd Straight District Team Championship

WOODBRIDGE- It’s commonly said that death and taxes are the only certainties in life, but you couldn’t really blame anyone if they added South Plainfield High School wrestling winning districts to that list.

The #2 Tigers (30-1) were the overwhelming favorite to take home the team title in today’s District 14 tournament. Despite some strong efforts from #11 Cranford, South ...

Anthony Ashnault Is Hitting His Stride For Rutgers Wrestling

PISCATAWAY< NJ -- Anthony Ashnault is used to winning.

In fact, the now Rutgers University wrestler was the first-ever four-time and undefeated New Jersey State Champion, winning the state crown at 103, 112, 126, and 138 pounds in a 170-0 career at South Plainfield High School in South Plainfield, N.J.

At Rutgers, Ashnault sports an official 84-15 overall record up to this point, is a ...

NJSIAA Execs Pass Final Vote for 30-Day Sit Out Transfer Rule

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – A monumental change to New Jersey’s often discussed high school student-athlete transfer will get the makeover state officials have been working on for years.

By virtue of a 25-9-2 vote from the NJSIAA Executive Committee, the state’s governing body for high school athletics, a 30-day mandatory sit-out period will go into effect for just about all transfers ...

South Plainfield Lady Tigers Smother Colonia 47-18

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – What a difference six days can make. Last Tuesday the Lady Patriots of Colonia came from behind to beat the South Plainfield Lady Tigers 48-34. The two teams met earlier today in the preliminary round of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament, but this time there was no comeback, as a stout Tiger defense stymied Colonia all game long en-route to a 47-18 thrashing ...

South Plainfield Wrestling Knocks Off Rival Delsea for Second Straight Year to take Home Tenth Group # 3 State Championship

TOMS RIVER- The South Plainfield High School wrestling team (30-1) entered the Pine Belt Arena looking to bring back home the Group 3 state title, and by the championship match the only thing standing in their way was one of their fiercest rivals, #15 Delsea (24-5).

It took a complete team effort to get to the finals match, and it was a team effort that got them the championship. Spearheaded ...

RU Wrestling Declaws Northwestern, 28-6

PISCATAWAY -- Rain, sleet, and snow couldn’t keep passionate fans away from the Rutgers Athletic Center Sunday afternoon as the No. 13 Rutgers Scarlet Knights wrestling team locked horns with the Northwestern Wildcats in a Big Ten Conference battle on Senior Day.

Six grapplers - Phil Bakuckas, Kenny Theobold, Josh Patrick, Sean McCabe, Anthony Pafumi, and South Plainfield native Dylan ...

WRESTLING PREVIEW: South Plainfield to Compete for 10th State Title

SOUTH PLAINFIELD- Everything the South Plainfield High School wrestling team has worked for this entire season will come down to just one match tomorrow.

The #3 Tigers (27-1) will be heading down to the Pine Belt Arena in Toms River Sunday morning to fight for the Group 3 state championship.

Regardless of how the two early semi-finals matches go, the Tigers will likely be in for some stiff ...

South Plainfield Romps Their Way to Sectional Title, Beats Hopewell Valley 41-12

SOUTH PLAINFIELD -- The South Plainfield Tigers clinched their third straight sectional title Friday night, to become the 2017 NJSIAA Central Jersey Group III champions. They did so by cruising past the second ranked team in the tournament, Hopewell Valley, by a score of 41-12 before a packed gymnasium at South Plainfield High School.

The team improved to a gaudy 28-1 on the season with the ...

South Plainfield Wrestling Punches Ticket to CJG3 Sectional Final with 50-23 Win over Wall

SOUTH PLAINFIELD- The South Plainfield High School wrestling team came into their home gym tonight looking to get a dominant win in their Central Jersey Group 3 sectional semi-final match against Wall, and almost everything went either according to plan or even better.

Although #4 seed Wall (10-7) had a few standout athletes on their team, the top-seeded Tigers ( 27-1) took full advantage of ...

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