Sports

May 11, 2021

Can’t win them all. The South Plainfield High School varsity baseball suffered just its second loss of the season on Monday afternoon as the Tigers fell to North Brunswick, 2-1, in walk-off fashion in the bottom of the seventh inning in North Brunswick. Yomar Carreras came home to score the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield 8U White Tigers Softball team played a doubleheader in Metuchen on Sunday, May 2 winning both games and outscoring their opponents 16-0 and 15-3 making their current season record 8-1-1. Game 1: The Tigers came out strong in the first two innings with ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Let me introduce the South Plainfield 8U Tiger Baseball:  Noah Angeles, Aaryan Arora, Maxwell Dennis, Logan Healy, Ryan Hoppe, Derek Oller, Will Orcutt, Ryan Rennie, Nicholas Riccardo, Blake Richkus, Mason Rizk and Nicholas Teal.  These amazing boys are coached by their ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield High School varsity baseball expanded its Greater Middlesex Conference - White Division by topping Edison in a two-game home and away series. South Plainfield, winners of five in a row, is 7-1 overall and 6-0 within the division. Edison is now 5-2 ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield High School varsity baseball team opened its busy week with back-to-back wins. South Plainfield defeated Montgomery, 6-1, at home on Monday while it beat New Brunswick on the road on Tuesday, 10-0. The Tigers are now 5-1 on the season and 4-0 within ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Five in a row. The South Plainfield High School varsity softball team defeated Iselin Kennedy, 8-2, on Tuesday afternoon in South Plainfield. The win is the Tigers’ (5-1) fifth in a row since a season-opening loss to Old Bridge. South Plainfield is also now atop the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The wrestling legacy at South Plainfield High is alive and well.   Anthony White became the latest in a long line of individuals to capture a state crown when the talented senior earned the 145-pound title at the NJSIAA Wresting Championships at Phillipsburg High on ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The hope is that players can have short memories after suffering a defeat.   The South Plainfield High baseball team made sure that was exactly the case less than 24 hours after absorbing its first loss of the 2021 season.   After dropping a 2-0 decision to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The offense of the South Plainfield high softball team continued to stay red-hot for the third straight game as the Tigers registered an 18-0 five-inning victory on Saturday morning on the road in Carteret.   South Plainfield improved to 3-1 on the season after ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - South Plainfield High School football has been down in recent years, but senior John Padovano signed to play football at Long Island University Post on Thursday. The Sharks are a Division-I team located in Brookville, N.Y. “When I went to look at the school, I loved the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Scott Gleichenhaus has been very pleased with the effort his South Plainfield High baseball team has given in its first two games.   Especially his starting pitchers.   "The mentality we want is that you finish what you started," said Gleichenhaus. "And both ...

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April 19, 2021: The South Plainfield Tigers 12U (Green) Team came out strong with a victorious day against Westfield's 12U Team, and managed to cross the plate for a total of 43 runs between the 2 games. Game 1: Tigers 17, Westfield 16 The game opened with Mariana Dellipoali striking out 2 ...

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Carly Hoppe Dominates Watchung Hills in Brilliant One-hit Shutout. South Plainfield - 10, Watchung Hills - 0 Warren Twsp: Carly Hoppe had all the right stuff on Sunday for South Plainfield 12U Tigers (White), allowing zero runs and besting Watchung Hills by a score of 10-0. The South ...

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Day two of the NJSIAA State Regional Wrestling Championships is in the books, and five more South Plainfield High School grapplers took to the mats on Sunday at the North 2 Region held at Union High. Top-seeded Thomas Renna, ranked No. 7 in New Jersey by NJ.com, finished in second place at the ...

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The State Regional Wrestling Championships have a new look and feel in 2021. Instead of the usual eight locations, there are four host sites and two normal regions are combined to make up North 1, North 2, Central, and South Regions for this year with just 16 grapplers at each weight. Across two ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – In his rookie season, Alfred Pace of South Plainfield continues to shine as 'Kid Wonder' on the cornhole circuit. This past weekend, the high school senior garnered the competitive singles title in the first American Cornhole League (ACL) Northeast Conference of the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD – After the cancelation of last season due to COVID, the South Plainfield Ponytail Recreation Softball League officially kicked off the 2021 season with opening day on April 10 at the Pitt Street Ponytail Softball Fields. Girls 7 through 13 years old will play into the summer on ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - South Plainfield High School (SPHS) senior, Sofia Watson, signed with Felician University on April 6. Watson will join Felician’s track team, a competitive Division II school. Watson spent four years on the SPHS track team, excelling to championship levels in long jump, high ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Baseball is Scott Gleichenaus’ life, but he had a tough choice to make. With a little boy of his own, Ollie, to now watch and take care of, the sport just took up too much time. The new South Plainfield High School baseball coach left Piscataway after four years in 2018 ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Although South Plainfield Junior Baseball Club (SPJBC) will not be holding its traditional opening day parade and ceremony this year, the 2021 season will officially start on schedule with over 240 youth taking the field on Saturday, April 10.  "Unfortunately, we will not ...

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Anthony Ashnault’s chance at taking the next step for making Team USA for the Summer Tokyo Olympic Games came to a halt at the Team Trials on Friday in Fort Worth, Texas. The South Plainfield native and eighth-seeded grappler advanced into the quarterfinals of the 65-kilogram freestyle bracket ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Back in the day, youth players on borough baseball teams took to the field wearing jersey's bearing the names of local businesses in town. Over the years, however, the tradition of being 'sponsored' changed and teams within the South Plainfield Junior Baseball Club were ...

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The time has come. South Plainfield High School alum and South Plainfield native Anthony Ashnault will be grappling to get one spot closer to making Team U.S.A. at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials this weekend, April 2-3, at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. Monday, Ashnault received the No. 8 ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Lanasia Neal and the Fairleigh Dickinson women’s bowling team were crowned Northeast Conference champions this past Sunday at Hamilton Lanes. Neal, who is from South Plainfield, is a junior for the Knights, which won their fifth NEC title, the most in NEC history. The ...

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN — For the first time since 1983, Rutgers men's basketball was victorious in an NCAA Tournament game. Playing in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1991, the No. 10 seeded Scarlet Knights performed on the big stage, defeating No. 7 seed Clemson by a final score of 60-56 at ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD – Hailey Palmer, South Plainfield High School (SPHS) senior, signed with Rider University on Mar. 15. Palmer will be participating in Track and Field at Rider, a Division I school. Palmer has broken school records as a high school athlete. According to coaches and families, her ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield High School (SPHS) Competition Cheerleading Team completed their 2020-2021 regular season undefeated for the third time in as many years. Now, the team eagerly awaits the results of this year's state championship, which are expected next month.  This ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - During a normal year, at this point high school wrestling is over. The state team championships as well as the state individual tournament are wrapped up by the end of February. But in 2021, it is just getting started due to the pandemic and schedule shifts. Practices ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - South Plainfield High School senior Myles Cheatham recently signed to play football at New Haven. Cheatham, a 5-foot-10, 255-pounder, will play defensive tackle for the Chargers. New Haven is a Division-II in New Haven, CT, and it is athletically a member of the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Gary Brokaw got a text the other day from his brother Glen, letting him know that the officials at the Greater Middlesex Conference had named one of the boys basketball postseason pods in his honor. Speaking with TAPinto New Brunswick from Orlando, Florida where it was ...

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