Sports

August 2, 2018

SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta Little League baseball U10 All-Stars won the District 20 Championship but were unable to move through the Section 1 tournament.  The U10 team was undefeated in the All-Star four game pool play on their way to the District title. “We are very proud of how our team played ...

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SPARTA, NJ — The Sparta U11 Little League Baseball team’s successful season came to an end on Thursday in the New Jersey Section 1 tournament. Playing at home on Station Park's field six the boys lost a nail bitter to Ramsey 8-7. Having lost to Randolph 5-3 in the first round of the double ...

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SPARTA, NJ — Sparta 11U 2018 All Star little league baseball team defeated High Point in the final round of district play to clinch District 20 title.  The final round of the tournament was played on Thursday at Vernon. The 11 players chosen to represent Sparta battled through three weeks of ...

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NEWTON, NJ — With the sun shining down, the Newton Sharks Swim Team, along with eight other teams; Kittatinny Barracudas, Sussex County YMCA, Lake Tranquility Thunderbolts, Lake Tamarack, Lake Stockholm, Lake Lackawanna Youth, Culver Lake, and Forest Lakes, got together at Newton Pool for the ...

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SPARTA, NJ — State Champion and national competitor Sparta High School track athletes were recognized at the township council meeting on Tuesday night for having won the NJSIAA Group 2 State Championship. Gianna Macones, Carlie Wilson, Zoe Canzoniero and Emily Hosker received proclamations and ...

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COLUMBUS, NJ – Sparta High School was represented by two track athletes at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions on Saturday, June 9. Gianna Macones and Carlie Wilson participated having finished at the top of their events in the Group 2 championship last week. Macones took second in the long jump ...

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DENVILLE, NJ – Sparta Youth third and fourth grade girls lacrosse team came home victorious after going undefeated in the Romp in the Swamp Tournament. On June 2 and 3 the 3/4 girls team defeated Roxbury, Rockaway-Denville and Montville throughout the tournament. The team: Bella Biondo, Evie ...

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BAYVILLE, NJ – For the first time in the history of Sparta High School the girls track team has earned the title on NJSIAA Group 2 Champions.  They did it with the multifaceted skills of only three athletes; Gianna Macones, Carlie Wilson and Zoe Canzoniero. The girls qualified to compete in the ...

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HACKETTSTOWN, NJ – For the first time athletes represented Sparta High School at the New Jersey Special Olympics Track and Field competition at Hackettstown High School last month. The Spartan team went on to medal in many events at the regional event. The team was coached by Sparta High School ...

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MOUNT OLIVE, NJ –The Sparta 7th  grade lacrosse team finished first at the annual Mount Olive Classic tournament on June 2.  The Spartans, coached by Mike Cina, beat Rockaway, Rock/Den and Jefferson teams to get to the final round.  They faced off against Flemington for the trophy. In ...

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UNION, NJ – The weather seemed to sympathize with the Sparta High School girls lacrosse team as the skies opened up with less than 10 minutes to go in the NJSIAA Group 2 Championship game against Haddonfield. Sparta lost 18-11.  With a slow start the girls came back onto the field after halftime ...

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WASHINGTON, NJ – History did not repeat as Sparta High School girls lacrosse beat Bernards on Tuesday 16-15 earning a shot at the NJSIAA Group 2 title.  Last year the two teams faced off in the semi-final round with Bernards taking that game by one.  "This win was something the girls had on ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School softball lost a close one in the final round of NJSIAA sectional tournament against Indian Hills in Oakland on Tuesday, 2-1.  Paige Smith gave up two runs on only five hits.  Smith had eight strikeouts and only one walk. Isabella DeFillippis got Sparta on the ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School golf team is on a roll.  They have maintained an undefeated record through their season.  They won the NJSIAA North 1 Group 2 Sectionals and the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex tournament. This Sparta team is the first Sussex County team to win the tri-county tournament, ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School softball shut out Pope John on Saturday 9-0 on the Lion’s turf.  Pitcher Paige Smith earned another shutout in the one-hitter, making this number nine for the senior. Smith had 11 strikeouts allowing only one walk.  She also went 3-for-3 scoring each ...

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SPARTA, NJ- Sparta High School softball in going to the NJSIAA finals after beating six seed Montville on Friday 3-0.  It was another shutout for Paige Smith, making this the eighth shutout for Smith this season. Second seed Sparta’s bat were hot with 12 hits but Montville’s defense was tough, ...

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OAKLAND, NJ- Sparta High School girls lacrosse has won the NJSIAA tournament title in a crushing victory over Indian Hills 22-7.  The game was played on number one seed Indian Hills turf on Thursday. "The girls were awesome, simply awesome, from start to finish," Coach Kate Brennan. "Heart, ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School softball got by Demarest 3-1, in the NJSIAA tournament quarterfinal game on Wednesday.  Playing at home the girls built on their winning record moving to 17-6. Olivia Bouma Hannam scored twice going 2-for-4. Pitcher Paige Smith got 17 of the 21 outs on ...

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WANAQUE, NJ – Sparta High School girls lacrosse has moved easily through the first two rounds of the NJSIAA North Section 1 Group 2 tournament, beating Lakeland 13-6 and Ramapo 21-8. The number two seed Lakeland semifinal  game was played on the Lancers field on Monday. The Spartan effort was ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School girls softball had an early finish in the first round of the NJSIAA North Section 1 Group 3 tournament early defeating Garfield 10-0 in the fifth inning.  Paige Smith worked both sides of the plate to contribute to the win. Smith pitched a no hitter, five inning ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School boys lacrosse moves to the semifinal round of the NJSIAA North Group 2 tournament after taking down Jefferson 10-4 on Saturday.  Playing at home Sparta’s coach Tyler Meth said possession was a key factor in the win. Russell Eberding won 14 of 17 faceoffs and ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School baseball lost to Pope John 3-1 on Friday.  The game was a 0-0 tie into the seventh. Matt Sigillo was the only Spartan to cross the plate with a solo homerun in the bottom of the seventh. Sigillo’s homer came after Pope John’s Kevin Putsky hit a three run home ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School boys lacrosse dominated Lakeland 22-2 in the first round of the NJSIAA Group 2 tournament game.  Playing on the turf field at Station Park Sparta held Lakeland to zero through the first three quarters. It was a team effort with 13 different Spartans putting it in ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta Softball earned another shutout against Jefferson 3-0 on Monday.  It was a one-hitter for Paige Smith.  She pitched the entire game giving up only one walk, striking out 190. Over her varsity career Smith has pitched 451.1 innings allowing 261 hits and 567 strikeouts earning ...

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ANNADALE, NJ – Sparta High School girls lacrosse finished on top of the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex tournament beating out number one seed Hunterdon Central 14-11 on Saturday a North Hunterdon High School. Sparta took the lead quickly with four goals from Kaitlyn Mead.  Mead added eight to the game ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The game ended early on Wednesday when Sparta High School softball defeated Morris Hills 10-0. This makes it five shutouts for Sparta, including the last three games. Paige Smith gave up only three hits, going 2-for-4 scoring twice with a double, a homerun and two RBIs. Erin ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School boys golf team beat Hackettstown on Wednesday 174-180.  They played on the Tiger’s home course at Panther Valley in Allamuchy. Sparta players took second, third, fifth and sixth. Jimmy Apostolico shot 41, Michael Foley shot 42, Cole Miller shot ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta High School girls lacrosse defeated Pope John 24-10 in the quarterfinal round of the tri-county tournament on Tuesday, on the turf at Station Park.  Kaitlin Mead and Brianna Falco each put five in the net for Sparta.  Meade also had four assists and won 13 faceoffs.  Falco ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Sparta boys lacrosse lost to Pope John 9-8 in the quarterfinal round of the Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex tournament.  Luke Bushey led the Spartan effort with four goals. The first half was all Pope John.  Sparta was only able to get one in the net to the Lion’s 5.  The Spartans came out ...

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SPARTA, NJ – The Sparta High School girls lacrosse team held their senior recognition before the game against Randolph last week.  The six seniors Kelli Vogel, Bayleigh Takacs, Carly Seeland, Hailey Mead, Kaitlyn Mead and Courtney Klein are coached by Sparta High School teacher Kate ...

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