Sports

May 16, 2021

SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta High School boys lacrosse moved easily past Hackettstown on Saturday in the first round of the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex tournament with a final score of 20-3. It was unbalanced from the start with Sparta putting five in the net in under five minutes. In the end 14 Spartans ...

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SPARTA, NJ- Sparta High School softball ended up on the wrong side of a close game on Saturday when they played Pope John in the first round of the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex tournament, losing 7-5. “They played hard and never gave up,” Coach Dave Roman said. “We always make it a ball ...

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SPARTA, NJ-  A walk-off home run sealed Sparta High School softball’s win over Morris Knolls with a 10-9 finish. The teams battled to the end with the lead changing sides a couple of times. “It makes us work harder when they get ahead,” captain Emily Jacobs said.    “Our energy is affected as ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Spartan Youth Football and Cheer is accepting registration.  Registration for Cheer closes May 15.  Flag for kindergarten through second grade begins practice August through mid-November; twice a week in August and once a week September through November.  Games will be ...

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FRANKLIN, NJ- The Sparta High School boys golf team added another win when they played Wallkill Valley at the Wallkill Valley Golf Course in Franklin on Tuesday.  Spartan Michael Foley came out on top with a 34, on the par 35 nine hole course.  Sparta took first, second, fourth, fifth and sixth ...

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SPARTA, NJ - Sparta, fresh off of winning their first sectional title in the history of the girls' volleyball program, has another accolade to be proud of. Senior outside-hitter MacKenzie Wiggins was named the 2020-2021 New Jersey Volleyball Player of the Year. “This recognition means so much to ...

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SPARTA, NJ – While we are inching towards warmer spring weather, the Sparta Spartan Youth Football and Cheer organization is preparing for the fall season.  Player and cheer registration has opened for ages four through 14 for flag football, traditional tackle football, game cheerleading and ...

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SPARTA, NJ -  The Sparta High School girls lacrosse took down Roxbury on Friday 14-6 taking their first win of the season. Sparta started strong with eight goals in the first half.  They found the back of the Gaels net another six in the second half. Leah Moore had four goals and an assist in ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta boys lacrosse had an easy time with Montville on Friday, winning 13-8. Brendan Cina led the scoring effort with four goals and contributed defensively picking up five ground balls. Sparta stayed steady throughout the game with only one point separating the teams at halftime.  ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta softball defeated Chatham 4-3 on Thursday.  Brynn McCurry went 2-for-3 with two singles and an RBI.  McCurry, Adrianna Remo, Mason Munier, Daniella Rispoli and Rylee Munier crossed the plate for Sparta.  Mackenzie Masternak was on the mound for Sparta, earning the win on five ...

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SPARTA, NJ -Sparta High School celebrated the girls lacrosse seniors on Tuesday afternoon.  Parent escorted their players under an arch of lacrosse sticks provided by the girls on the team. “Now we would like to recognize the nine senior members of the Sparta girls lacrosse team, who have ...

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NEWTON, NJ – The Sparta boys golf team got by Pope John on Tuesday 161 to 168 at the Newton Country Club.  Sparta, with a record of 8-1, handed Pope John their second loss of the season. Par for the nine holes is 35 on the Newton Country Club course. Sparta golfers finished first, second, ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta boys lacrosse team celebrated their seniors on Saturday night before their game against Morris Knolls on Cassels Field. They added an 8-2 win as well. The players were joined by their family members on the field for the ceremony. Colby Plotts was joined by Timothy and ...

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SPARTA, NJ- The Sparta High School boys lacrosse handed Vernon their first loss of the season on Wednesday with a 15-8 win. Playing at Casels Field, RJ Duthaler got four in the back of the net with two assists leading the Spartans in their victory.  Sparta was relentless in the first quarter ...

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SPARTA, NJ- Sparta softball took extra innings to break the 0-0 tie against Roxbury.  Brynn McCurry started a seventh inning rally and was brought home on hits from Adrianan Remo and Reagan Rech for the only run of the game. The pitching duel between Alexa Acker and Hailey Errichiello kept fans ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta boys golf team added another win in their defeat of Wallkill Valley at Lake Mohawk Golf Club on Monday, 177 to 205. Spartan Michael Foley finished on top with a 37 on the par 35 none hole course.  Vincent Apostolico shot a 42 for second place.  Casey Kilby and Mike ...

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SPARTA, NJ- Sparta boys lacrosse lost a close one to Randolph on Saturday 11-10. Brendan Cina led the Spartan effort with five goals and an assist.  Colby Plotts got three by the Rams keeper and grabbed 11 ground balls.  Attacker RJ Duthaler added two goals. Riley Maldanado picked up five ...

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SPARTA, NJ - Friday afternoon, the Sparta boys volleyball program begun their inaugural season at the varsity level when they faced Chatham. The Spartans were resilient in a come-from-behind victory 2-1 (26-28, 29-27, 25-18). “As a team, this win just gives us a lot of confidence,” head coach ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta boys tennis team shut out Vernon on Friday.  Playing on their home courts the Spartans did not give up a game to the Vikings finishing 6-0. Sparta results: First Singles – Thomas Schottland won 6-0, 6-0 Second Singles – Robert Matkiwsky won 6-0, 6-0 Third ...

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Tuesday evening, the top-seeded Sparta Spartans hosted the 2-seed Demarest Norsewomen in the NJSIAA North 1, Group 2 sectional final game. Sparta defeated Demarest 2-0 (25-23, 25-10). When asked what this championship meant to the Sparta girls varsity volleyball team, head coach Derek Hall said, ...

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SPARTA, NJ- It was the first game of the season and first game on the new baseball field at Sparta High School.  The Spartans opened with an 8-4 win over Morris Hills on Reis Field on Monday. In the first inning the Spartans put the Scarlet Knights pitcher through his paces.  By the end of the ...

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SPARTA, NJ — As their incredible season continues, the Sparta varsity volleyball team has advanced to the NJSIAA Section 1, Group 2 finals. The Spartans will host Demarest in a matinée Tuesday evening, April 20 at 5 p.m. With a season record of 15-1 Sparta will continue to have home court ...

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SPARTA, NJ- The Sparta High School golf team has two wins to start their season, having defeated Pope John and Mount Olive. On Wednesday the Spartans defeated the Mauraders 163-218. Sparta had the six lowest scores in nine holes at the Lake Mohawk County Club course: Vincent Apostolico ...

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SPARTA, NJ — Sparta High School wrestlers earned their third consecutive win at home with a one point victory over Morristown on Tuesday. Spartan winners: 106 lbs — Peter Donnelly with a pin in 1:30 126 lbs — Blake Brodersen in an 8-5 decision 152 lbs — Nick Hwang with a pin in ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta High School wrestlers defeated Montville on Thursday, 45-35 on the Spartan mat.  With strict attention to keeping the mat sanitized, Sparta got their second win of the season. Successful Sparta matches: 106 lbs- Peter Donnolly in a forfeit 113 lbs- Jack Nauta with ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - When senior outside Lauren Burke hammered home her 16th kill of the match to clinch the victory, the Chatham parents in attendance gave the team a well-deserved standing ovation. Lauren Burke clinches win with kill in the third set If the Chatham girls volleyball team makes ...

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Metro Christian Athletic Association Tournament championships are the reward in final weekend of the season. SPARTA, NJ — Veritas Christian Academy made a clean sweep of the Metro Christian Athletic Association league and tournament this year in more ways than one. Not only did both teams ...

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SPARTA, NJ — Last Friday, the Sparta High School varsity girls volleyball team added another signature win to their record. They took down the Jefferson Falcons, followed by a blowout win at Mahwah on Saturday. Sparta defeated Mahwah on Saturday by the score of 2-0 (25-7, 25-9). In ...

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SPARTA,NJ — The Sussex County Tech Mustangs had their first Senior Day for the bowling team, putting an exclamation point on their record-breaking season. Sussex Tech seniors Matthew Danielson and Reiss Little were celebrated earlier in the month at Sparta Lanes. Sparta High School also had four ...

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SPARTA, NJ - Sparta girls varsity volleyball is off to a great start this season, after defeating two NJAC divisional rivals—Mendham and Roxbury. Both matches were won in dominant fashion, ending in 2-0 sweeps. After Roxbury grabbed a 3-0 lead to start the first set, Sparta responded quickly ...

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