Sports

September 23, 2018

COLONIA, N.J. -- Turnovers proved costly as the South Plainfield High School varsity football team committed six of them en route to a 33-13 road loss to Colonia. With the defeat, the Tigers drop to 1-2 on the and year and 0-2 in the Greater Middlesex Conference - Blue Division. Meanwhile, the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Summit rallied from a 3-1 halftime deficit to go on and beat the South Plainfield Tigers 6-5 in overtime. The Lady Hilltoppers had a balanced offensive attack receiving goals from six different players. South Plainfield received a hat trick from Lauren Calvey and two goals ...

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SOUTH RIVER, NJ – South Plainfield’s Marc Giordano and Adrian Dominguez scored two goals apiece, and the Tigers’ defense bottled up South Rivers’ offense as South Plainfield shutout South River 6-0. The victory improves South Plainfield’s record to 5-1-1 on the season while South River falls to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Old Bridge Lady Knights received goals from four different players, and held off a second have Lady Tigers charge to defeat South Plainfield 4-3. The Knights Kathryn Giarraffa, Abigail Zimmerlink and Mikayla VanHorn each tallied a goal and an assist and Dylan Ghimiray ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Tigers are streaking. After dropping their first game of the season South Plainfield has gone 4-0-1. The latest win was a hard fought 2-1 victory over GMC rival Spotswood. South Plainfield appeared to be cruising towards their fourth win of the year on ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School girls tennis team opened the 2018 season with two straight wins after being unable to notch a single team victory last season. South Plainfield stopped the streak on Friday with a 5-0 win over the Chargers. Mirit Girgis lost her first singles match to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- After not scoring any points and losing by a wide margin each of the last two years against the St. Joseph’s of Metuchen football team, South Plainfield found itself with a fourth quarter lead this time around on Friday. But, two late Falcons touchdowns enabled the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- In sports, the only thing that matters at the end of the day is wins and losses. Sometimes a team may play sloppy, but if it wins, all is well. That’s exactly how South Plainfield High School varsity football coach Gary Cassio felt after the Tigers committed five total ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Lady Tiger Madison Geis netted two goals, and Gianna Barbara added another as the South Plainfield Tigers went on to defeat the South Brunswick Vikings 3-2. Lady Tiger Kim Fontana recorded seven saves in net. The victory improves South Plainfield’s record to 2-0 on the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield’s Joseph Frascino scored a goal to break a second half scoreless game, and Julio Mauricio added another goal as the Tigers went on to beat South River 2-0 in South Plainfield’s home opener. Tiger goalie Bryan Cruz made four saves to collect his first win ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – South Brunswick’s Antonio Debari scored twice, and the South Brunswick Viking defense limited the Tigers offensive chances as the Vikings went on to beat South Plainfield 5-1. Justin Cross recorded his first win of the season turning aside five shots on goal. South ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield’s Madison Geis, Lauren Calvey and Gianna Barbara each scored a goal and Kim Fontana turned away six of eight shots on goal to lead South Plainfield to a 3-2 victory over Piscataway. Box ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- It wasn’t long ago when the South Plainfield High School varsity boys soccer team was one of the best squads in the state of New Jersey. In recent years, the Tigers were co-champions of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament, divisional winners, and NJSIAA Group 3 ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- The South Plainfield High School varsity football team will have a new look upcoming 2018 season as head coach Gary Cassio’s Tigers will be running both a different offense and defense. After a down 4-6 record in 2017 filled with key injuries and then turnover due to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Registration is currently under way for the South Plainfield Recreation Buddy Ball Basketball Program. The free 6-week program, which will be held at the PAL with support from the borough’s Department of Recreation, will run in September and October. Experience is not ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield 9U Knights redeemed themselves against the Dunellen Destroyers on July 26, defeating their neighboring town rivals 10-9 to win the New Providence Green League Championship.  The team, comprised of 13 South Plainfield third and fourth graders, finished ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Collectors can own a unique piece of New York Yankees history if they attend Joe Bodnar’s Sports Memorabilia Auction this weekend and are willing to dig deep in to their pockets. A pair of cleats worn by former New York Yankees relief pitcher Sparky Lyle in the early 1970s will ...

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WOODBRIDGE -- South Plainfield High School Class of 2018 graduate Charles Lovett donned an orange No. 15 jersey and navy blue pants and played for the Middlesex County all-stars in the 25th annual Snapple Bowl Thursday night at Woodbridge High School’s Nicholas A. Priscoe Stadium. The charity ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD -- The South Plainfield Junior Baseball Club (SPJBC) held the opening ceremony for the 2018 10U Cal Ripken Middle Atlantic Region Tournament under sunny blue skies at the SPJBC complex on Thursday morning. It is the first time South Plainfield has ever hosted the tournament. The ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Junior Baseball Club (SPJBC) will be hosting its first ever Cal Ripken Middle Atlantic Regional Tournament beginning this Thursday July 19. Teams from New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania will be staying in town over the weekend as ...

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HILLSBOROUGH -- The wins keep on coming for the South Plainfield 10U baseball team. South Plainfield won their third consecutive Northern NJ State Tournament title as the Tigers got revenge and defeated North Hunterdon, 3-1, in the final on Tuesday night at Mountain View Park. Manager Jay ...

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The South Plainfield 9U All Star Baseball Spartans will set out to win their first State Title on Saturday July 7th. The Spartans won their first district title on June 30th 8-6 vs Metuchen. The young players were seeding 2nd against Metuchen after going 3-1 in pool play. Both teams battled in ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- The South Plainfield 10U baseball team recently won its third consecutive District  tournament title with an 11-3 win over the Falcons of Monroe. South Plainfield went 5-0 at districts scoring 43 runs while allowing just 13. Against the Falcons, Monroe led 1-0 heading ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD -- Julia Parker struck out batters left and right from the circle. She also was a force offensive at the plate. With her standout efforts on the softball field this spring, the St. John Vianney sophomore and South Plainfield native earned All-State First Team honors by NJ.com it ...

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South Plainfield Tigers 10U White didn't let the excruciating heat and humidity hold them back from winning Clark's annual Father's Day Summer Classic Tournament. Girls played hard Friday and Saturday landing them undefeated and as the #2 seed Sunday morning where they then played against Central ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD-- It’s not about how you start, it’s about how you finish. It’s a bit of a cliched saying in the sports world, but it’s still undeniably true. The South Plainfield High School baseball team certainly showed that there’s truth behind that axiom during the 2018 spring sports ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto South Plainfield awarded four scholarships to college bound South Plainfield High School (SPHS) students who excelled both academically and athletically, while demonstrating superior sportsmanship.   The TAPinto Athlete of the Week Scholarships were presented to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - As the Meet of Champions came to a close this weekend, so did the 2018 spring high school track and field season. As usual, South Plainfield High School got another solid year out of both their girls and boys teams. Here’s a look at some of the milestones the Tigers reached ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots will host a Father’s Day celebration on Sunday, June 17th at TD Bank Ballpark. The 1:05 pm game will feature several Father’s Day promotions and events, highlighted by a pre-game Dads & Kids Catch. All fathers and children in attendance are encouraged ...

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EAST ORANGE— Underdogs are always a force to be reckoned with in postseason competition, and today’s Tournament of Champions softball semifinal was a perfect example of that. St. John Vianney High School came in as the favorites as the tournament’s top-seed and No. 2 ranked team in NJ.com’s ...

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