Sports

May 18, 2020

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Dozens of South Plainfield High School’s senior athletes were recognized for their accomplishments in winter sports during the board of education’s May 13 virtual meeting. “I want to thank the board of ed for continuing to recognize the accomplishments of our students, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- Danielle McParland, a South Plainfield High School senior, will continue her athletic and academic career at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). McParland recently announced that she will attend the Ewing-based university to cheer and major in math education. “TCNJ has ...

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Since the middle of March, schools in New Jersey have been closed due to the coronavirus and online learning replaced in-classroom instruction. The closing of schools also cut short the end of the winter sports season and the start of the spring season. The NJSIAA put out statements over the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- The coronavirus that has and continues to spread across the globe has shut down just about everything in the United States, including professional sports. Youth sports have also been affected as schools are closed, leagues are put on hold, and people are ordered to stay ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Babe Ruth International Baseball and Softball League (baberuthleague.org) last week named Ralph Errico, principal of Franklin Elementary School in South Plainfield and president of the Edison Board of Education, as its Mid-Atlantic Regional Commissioner. In this capacity, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Students at South Plainfield Middle School (SPMS) are learning about staying healthy while raising money for the American Heart Association (AHA).  On March 13, all seventh and eighth graders took part in the school’s first Hoops For Heart (HFH) fundraiser and ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Congratulations to Holy Savior Academy’s 3/4th Grade Basketball Team in winning the CYM League Basketball Championship! With the support of their Coaches and Families, the team worked hard this whole season with half of their players playing organized basketball for the first ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Danielle DeCarlo, a member of South Plainfield High School’s (SPHS) Class of 2020, recently signed a letter of intent to play softball for Division 3 Montclair State this fall.  “It was my first and only choice,” DeCarlo, who will serve as co-captain of the high school ...

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OTTAWA, CANADA -- Anthony Ashnault is one step closer to his ultimate goal. After winning the 70-kilogram gold medal at the Pan-American Championships on Monday, the South Plainfield native and 2019 NCAA Champion at Rutgers secured a spot to compete at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials next ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The South Plainfield High School Swim Team's season came to a close on Jan. 31.  The final weeks were filled with excitement with Greater Middlesex Conference (GMC) swimming championships and numerous meets.  The South Plainfield Elks Lodge hosted the team's traditional pasta ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - South Plainfield High School (SPHS) Senior Kourtney Scipio was awarded an academic scholarship to attend William Paterson University and signed a letter of intent Feb.13.  Scipio, captain of the SPHS field hockey team, will be playing field hockey for the university.   "I'm so ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ - The South Plainfield High School wrestling team's hard-fought 2019-2020 dual season came to end on Sunday afternoon. Despite having 10 starters from last year's state-title winning team graduate, the young South Plainfield squad still managed to fight their way to Toms River for ...

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South Plainfield Parents Ponytail Association is requesting the business community's help by becoming a sign sponsor. Every sign comes with a great team photo like in attached, posted to social media as well as a great location for the sign on our field fences at ponytail park. The sign also comes ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Perseverance has been the name of the game for South Plainfield this season, so in a way, it’s only fitting that the team needed to dig deep to grab another sectional title. South Plainfield seemed to be in a rough spot after giving up five straight bouts midway through ...

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--SOUTH PLAINFIELD Monday night marked the beginning of the 2020 New Jersey high school wrestling postseason, and as the top-seed in its bracket, expectations are once again high for South Plainfield High School’s team.  The Tigers got off to a strong start for the first round of the Central ...

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The South Plainfield High School wrestling team always enters the Greater Middlesex Conference wrestling tournament with a target on its back, but for the first time in several years, the Tigers won't be walking in as the overwhelming favorite for the team title. This time around, the county ...

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The South Plainfield High School wrestling team took to its home mat for a great cause on Wednesday evening, as the Tigers hosted Greater Middlesex Conference rival Old Bridge for the third annual Marisa Tufaro Foundation Dual Meet.  The foundation was created in honor of the memory of Marisa ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield High School athletes involved with fall sports were recently recognized by their coaches, district administrators and the board of education (BOE).  During the South Plainfield BOE’s first Committee of the Whole meeting of the year, held on Jan. 15, ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Anthony Ashnault was looking up to the rafters. His face was lit up by a gigantic smile as he clapped his hands. Friday, prior to its match with Cornell, Rutgers wrestling unveiled championship banners at the Rutgers Athletic Center for Ashnault and Nick Suriano, who won ...

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Congratulations to the Winter Track Team as both the boys' and girls' programs took home Blue Division Relay Titles from the Greater Middlesex Conference Relay Championships on Saturday, January 12th.  All aspects of the Tiger Track Team worked hard to secure the relay crown with the sprints, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- The South Plainfield girls basketball team defeated Woodbridge, 45-32, in a Greater Middlesex Conference - White Division clash on the hardwood on Saturday morning. With the victory, the Tigers (5-4, 3-2 GMC White) have now won three in a row. “The girls played ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield’s Mackenzie O’Brien had 16 points and 10 rebounds and teammate Sara McNelly tossed in another 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead South Plainfield to a 52-39 victory over Colonia. Colonia’s Mattison Chiera led all scorers with 17 points. The ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The SPHS Winter Track Program had a busy winter break with two meets in six days.  The Tigers heated up the track as it got cold outside. In total the Tigers set two school records and grabbed 32 medals and one invitational championship. On Saturday, December 21st, Junior ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Mackenzie O’Brien pumped in 21 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, and teammate  Brianna Harris pumped in 18 points and ripped down another 11 boards as the South Plainfield Lady Tigers defeated Woodbridge Academy 71-18. The Lady Tigers jumped into the lead early scoring 24 points ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- When you think of sports, you think of baseball, football, basketball, hockey, tennis, or golf. Not many think of equestrian - or horseback riding. But Jelinda Montes did. Montes, currently a junior at South Plainfield High School, got her start riding horses when ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- Jordan Hamberg, a South Plainfield High School senior, was recognized on Thursday morning for signing to play baseball in college at Division I-FCS program Coppin State. Flanked by his parents, South Plainfield coach Anthony Guida, and SPHS principal Robert Diehl, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- Playing sports in college is one thing. Playing at the Division-I level is another. But that’s what South Plainfield native Kristyn Smith of Mount St. Dominic’s High School will do as she recently signed on the dotted line of her National Letter of Intent to play ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- South Plainfield High School senior Mackenzie O’Brien signed her National Letter of Intent (NLI) to play college basketball at Rowan University on Monday afternoon at the school. During the small ceremony with her family, coach, and administration, O’Brien talked about ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- Julia Parker, a South Plainfield resident, is a senior at St. John Vianney in Holmdel, and she recently signed a National Letter of Intent last week to attend and play softball at Georgetown University. She was surrounded by those close to her at a ceremony at the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield 12U Softball Teams had an amazing year, from start to finish, or better yet from Spring through Fall, 12U White and Tigers piled up the wins while leaving the competition in the dust. The 12U White Spring team kicked the year off by winning the D2 ...

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