Sports

January 18, 2019

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Two of the top wrestling programs in New Jersey met on Thursday night and brought the intensity all the fans of both sides expected. In a back and forth affair, the Howell Rebels (13-0, #3 NJ.com Top 20) used a late push to defeat the South Plainfield Tigers (17-2, #7 ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Eleven seniors were honored before Wednesday night’s match and there was much to celebrate after the final whistle. For each senior, five points were posted on the scoreboard as the South Plainfield Tigers (17-1, 5-0 GMC Red) defeated another division rival, the Monroe ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- Jillian Holoboski has a lot to accomplish and look forward to before the school year ends, but on Wednesday afternoon, the South Plainfield High School senior held a little ceremony and finalized her college decision. Come next fall, Holoboski will attend Franklin and ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Carteret’s Taija’ Ney McCollum scored a game high 19 points and teammate Amazy Pope-Williams added another 11 as the Ramblers of Carteret defeated the South Plainfield Lady Tigers 50-44. South Plainfield clawed its way back in the game with 14 third quarter points, but the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Make room on the banners and prepare the walls, the Boys and Girls Winter Track Teams are Blue Division Champs.  A week after dominating the small schools' competition at the Greater Middlesex Conference Relays, your Tigers defeated them on an individual level at the GMC ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The No. 24 Rutgers wrestling team went to battle with No. 3 Oklahoma State and the historic visiting Cowboys defeated the Scarlet Knights, 26-5, at the Rutgers Athletic Center. The loss moves Rutgers’ dual meet record to 7-3 overall while Oklahoma State improved to ...

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HAMPTON, VA-The South Plainfield High School wrestling team took a trip down south this weekend to take part in the 39th annual Virginia Duals tournament. The prestigious invitational regularly attracts some of the best teams in the country, and this year, the Tigers get to go home with bragging ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The South Plainfield High School Competition Cheerleading Team participated in the Snow Globe Championships in Montville on Saturday, January 12, 2019.  The team place first and are were named the grand champions.  “I’m So proud of these girls and all of their hard work, ...

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Bridgewater, NJ - Atlantic League All-Star shortstop Alfredo Rodriguez has signed a contract and will return to the Somerset Patriots for a third straight season in 2019. He is the first player signed by the Patriots for the upcoming season, which begins April 26 at TD Bank Ballpark. “I’m ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The South Plainfield High School and Piscataway High School wrestling teams met in a dual meet on Wednesday night and the Tigers, ranked No. 7 in the latest NJ.com Top 20 poll, defeated the Chiefs, 44-16. With the win, South Plainfield improved to 10-1 overall and 4-0 in the ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ - The South Plainfield Girls’ Basketball team has enjoyed 2019 thus far. After starting the season 1-4, the Lady Tigers (4-4, 3-2 GMC White) have won three in a row to begin the new calendar year. The latest victory came Tuesday night as they overcame the Lady Barrons of ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield wrestling team faced their first match after a defeat this season and handled it like business as usual. The Tigers (9-1, 3-0 GMC Red) defeated GMC Red Division rival Perth Amboy (3-6, 1-3 GMC Red) 71-6 on Tuesday night. The Tigers won seven of ten ...

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MINNESOTA - High level Big Ten wrestling was on display today in Minneapolis, as No. 12 University of Minnesota hosted No. 11 Rutgers University for a conference dual. Key wins from its standouts and a pair of late comeback wins kept the Scarlet Knights in striking distance up until the end of ...

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NEWTON-- The finals of the Henry Boresch Duals saw two of the best public high school wrestling programs square off in South Plainfield and defending champions Paulsboro. Although the talent of Paulsboro's (7-0) middleweights ended up being the difference maker in the dual final, the Tigers ...

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WEST ORANGE, N.J. -- When two Top 15 high school wrestling teams face, one would expect that dual meet would be tight. But, South Plainfield, No. 13 in the NJ.com Top 20, had other plans as the Tigers pounced on the Pirates and defeated No. 8 Seton Hall Prep, 50-9, Thursday night in West ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – The South Plainfield Tigers dominated South Brunswick on the mats rolling up a 52-15 victory. The victory improves South Plainfield’s record to 3-0 on the season. South Plainfield’s next match is against rival powerhouse Seton Hall Prep on December 27th. Box: South ...

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It was a tremendous honor on December 3 to induct the largest, most impressive Hall of Fame class in NJSIAA history. This stellar, 16-member group entering the NJSIAA Gallagher/Bollinger Hall of Fame includes an Olympic Gold Medalist, a Heisman Trophy winner, a Cy Young Award winner, a NCAA ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The seats filled up fast, the chimes sounded, and the Tigers prowled onto their home mat for the first time this season. Their visitors were Greater Middlesex Conference Red Division foes, the East Brunswick Bears. The Bears took the mat for the first time this season, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Bishop Ahr’s Emma Boslet scored 17 points and teammate Akiyah Baker added another 15 points as the Trojans went on to defeat South Plainfield 66-44. South Plainfield’s Mackenzie O’Brien led all scorers pumping in 27 points and grabbing 13 rebounds. The victory improves ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - There are few things better in college wrestling than a good old-fashioned rivalry dual, and there aren’t too many states better at having them than New Jersey. The crowd at Rutgers Athletic Center certainly made it seem that way, as the Rutgers wrestling team, ranked No. 25 in ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Raiders could not have drawn a tougher opening match when they took on wrestling powerhouse South Plainfield at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School on Friday evening.  The Tigers, ranked No. 1 in the GMC and looking to win their fourth consecutive state ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The 2018 gymnastics season was a bittersweet one for Meredith Garofalo as it marked the end of her tenure as head coach of the South Plainfield High School Gymnastics Team.   “It’s been a good ride and I really enjoyed it.  I’ve had some great accomplishments and made ...

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LAS VEGAS, NV - One of South Plainfield’s favorite sons has just put another major feather in the cap of his collegiate wrestling career. Rutgers wrestling standout Anthony Ashnault had big expectations entering the highly competitive Cliff Keen Invitational in Las Vegas this weekend as the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - South Plainfield High School’s wrestling team has a well-established history of creating NCAA-caliber talent, and come next year, another Tiger will move on to a Division I team. On Thursday afternoon, South Plainfield wrestler Luke Niemeyer signed a letter of intent to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Excelling both on the mat and in the classroom has been the goal for David Loniewski throughout high school, and come next fall, he’ll be continuing that goal at an academically elite, Division I college. On Thursday afternoon, Loniewski, a South Plainfield High School ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Drew Larsen, 11, and Adam Zaremba, 12, are a part of the Protec Ducks Peewee team who won the International Silver Sticks Peewee AA South Eastern Regional Championship on November 25. The tournament comprises twelve of the best teams in the area. The Protec Ducks came out on ...

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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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