Sports

November 20, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- South Plainfield High School senior Chris Shine signed on the dotted line of his National Letter of Intent on Monday afternoon to play baseball at Seton Hall University. He will be a freshman with the Pirates and eligible to play starting in the 2020 season. “It’s a ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - It may have been frigid on Wednesday night, but the rivalry flared up at Frank R. Jost Field. The South Plainfield Tigers (6-5) defeated their bitter rival the North Plainfield Canucks (1-10) 40-0 in the hump day showdown. As much as the rivalry was a storyline, the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer recorded her 1,000th victory as the Scarlet Knights team Central Connecticut State 73-44 on Tuesday at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway.  Stringer, who is already enshrined in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, ...

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It will not take place on Turkey Day, but the rivalry will be renewed this season. The South Plainfield Tigers (5-5) will host the North Plainfield Canucks (1-9) on Wednesday evening at Frank R. Jost Field. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. The Tigers’ sectional title hopes ended this past ...

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EDISON, NJ - Wearing bright safety colored jerseys, and employing a bit of lightning and thunder at the plate, the South Plainfield Boro Boyz softball team defeated the Inglorious Batters last week 18-10 to advance to the semifinals of the Edison men’s softball league. The Boro Boyz softball ...

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TROY, N.Y-- This weekends' Journeymen Duals didn't exactly go as planned for the Rutgers University wrestling team, but the day was far from a complete wash. While the Scarlet Knights (4-1) finished the day with a surprising 1-1 split for their first loss of the season, the team's two stars, ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - It was no secret that the South Plainfield High School football team would need to show up big time to snatch a victory in today's North Jersey, Section 2, Group 2 playoff game against Rahway. The Tigers (5-5) were coming off an upset win over second-seeded West Essex in last week's ...

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PISCATAWAY-- It’s unlikely that too many wrestling fans forgot what Anthony Ashnault brings to the mat, but if any did, they were swiftly reminded of it this weekend. Ashnault made his long-awaited return to the Rutgers Athletic Center in Rutgers Wrestling’s season-opening home quad on Saturday, ...

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The South Plainfield High School varsity football team is back in the playoffs. Thanks to its superb ground game this past Friday night, the Tigers (4-4) defeated Carteret, 34-0, on the road in Carteret. South Plainfield ran for 471 yards and was led by bruiser Zachary DelVecchio, who had 175 ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD -  On the evening of October 19th, seniors of the South Plainfield High School Football Team, Cheerleaders and Marching Band were honored for their achievements and dedication.  The ceremony took place on the Frank R. Jost Field just before the South Plainfield Tigers rivaled the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - Bleachers packed with proud parents, family and supporters, the final session of South Plainfield’s first Buddy Ball Basketball Clinic closed with a basketball game at 6p.m. on Wednesday, October 17th at the Police Athletic League (P.A.L.), located at 1250 Maple Avenue.  ...

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OLD BRIDGE, NJ – South Plainfield’s Adrian Dominguez scored twice and the Tigers used a stout defense as South Plainfield defeated Old Bridge 2-1. The victory sends South Plainfield into a GMCT quarterfinal matchup against top ranked South Brunswick. South Plainfield dropped its season opener ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield’s Chris Born scored twice and added an assist as the South Plainfield Tigers defeated the J.P. Stevens Hawks 3-0. The victory advances South Plainfield to the first round of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament. “When we play simple and do the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Old Bridge’s Abigail Zimmerlink scored twice and teammate Mikayla Van Horn added a goal as Old Bridge defeated the Lady Tigers 3-2. The victory advances Old Bridge to the GMCT finals against top ranked Metuchen. Old Bridge control much of the day’s offense rifling 10 shots ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Steve Johnston was approved by the school board on Wednesday evening to be the new South Plainfield High School varsity wrestling coach. Johnston graduated from SPHS in 2003 and is a member of the 70-win club. As a senior, he was both a Greater Middlesex Conference and ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield’s Lauren Zultowski scored twice and teammate Lynda Farinella tallied a goal and two assists as the South Plainfield Lady Tigers defeated Monroe 5-1. The victory advances South Plainfield to the second round of the Greater Middlesex Conference ...

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EDISON, NJ – The South Plainfield Tigers received two goals from Gabe Mont and the Tigers defense contained J.P. Stevens offense for most of the game as the South Plainfield Tigers defeated the J.P. Hawks 4-1. The Tigers held the Hawks to just five shots on goal while South Plainfield rattled ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - After this season, the annual Thanksgiving Day football game between South Plainfield and North Plainfield will be no more. Due to the NJSIAA’s playoff schedule changes, a new “Bowl Game” was added to act as a group semifinal between two sectional title winners. Those ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield’s Lynda Farinella recorded a goal and an assist and the Lady Tigers offense fired 13 shots on goal as the Lady Tigers rallied to beat Monroe 3-1. Monroe’s Celia Braswell tallied the first goal of the game and at halftime it looked like the dreary weather ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Tigers received goals from eight different players including a hat-trick from Nick Atehortua as South Plainfield beat College Achieve Charter 11-0. The Tigers dominated the lopsided game scoring six goals in the first half and five in the second. Tiger ...

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ANNANDALE, N.J. -- The South Plainfield High School varsity football team clawed its way back for a thrilling 15-14 overtime victory over North Hunterdon Friday night out in Hunterdon County. North Hunterdon got the ball first in the extra period and Jake Taylor punched in a 1-yard touchdown on ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ – South Plainfield’s Adrian Dominguez assisted on goals by Marc Giordano and Michael Marrero as the Tigers shutout Spotswood 2-0. Tiger goalie Bryan Cruz recorded the victory turning away three shots on net. The victory was South Plainfield’s second over Spotswood this year and ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Tigers scored four goals in the first half as the Tigers cruised to a 5-1 victory over Union Catholic. Michael Marrero and Gabe Mont lead the offensive charge each scoring two goals. Marrero also recorded an assist. South Plainfield’s David Rovayo also ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Lady Tigers received first half goals from Ashley Olson and Sarai Adams, and the Lady Tigers swarming defense bottled up South Brunswick most of the game as South Plainfield went on to defeat South Brunswick 2-0. The Tigers offense churned out 19 shots ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – South Plainfield’s Madison Geis scored two goals and Tiger goalie Kim Fontana turned away East Brunswick lone shot on goal as the Tigers went on to beat East Brunswick 2-0. Kourtney Scipio and Lauren Zultowki each recorded an assist for the Tigers. The victory improves South ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- To a coach, every game is a must-win. But for the South Plainfield High School varsity football team that was coming off of two straight losses, the home contest against Iselin Kennedy was a must-win and then some before the schedule picked up dramatically. And at Frank ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Lady Tigers received second half goals from Lynda Farinella and Jaclyn Timmerman and used a stout defense to defeat East Brunswick 2-0. The Tigers Kim Fontana received the shutout victory between the pipes. The win improves South Plainfield’s record to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield’s Adrian Dominguez scored twice and teammate Victor Balewicz added another goal as South Plainfield beat Carteret 3-1. The victory improves the Tigers record to 6-1-1 after starting the season with a loss to South Brunswick. Tiger goalie Bryan Cruz ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Bill Pavlak has stepped down as the South Plainfield High School varsity head wrestling coach it was announced on Tuesday. Pavlak spent 27 years coaching on the mats at South Plainfield and Piscataway High. He was an assistant for 13 years with the Tigers before becoming ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield’s Lauren Hutchison recorded her first ever hat-trick and Lady Tiger teammate Alexis Curtis added a goal and two assists as the Lady Tigers defeated Iselin Kennedy 5-1. The Lady Tigers won in dominating fashion. The Tigers had the Mustangs pinned down most ...

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