Dayton Girls Basketball Preview: Looking to Make it 17th Straight Winning Season

November 21, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Jonathan Dayton Bulldogs varsity girls basketball team enters the 2017-2018 basketball season with a record of 16 winning seasons in a row.  Last year’s team ended the season with a record of 17 wins and nine losses. 

This year’s team has most of its players back from last season.  Four of those players started every game and they ...

Samantha Tush of Springfield is one of a Record Number of Mount Saint Mary Academy Athletes to Sign a Letter of Intent

WATCHUNG, NJ –  Inside the Mother Mary Patrick McCallion Gymnasium on the campus of Mount Saint Mary Academy, six seniors signed letters of intent from their respective colleges/universities of choice as family, friends, faculty and staff looked on and offered well wishes.

One was Samantha Tush of Springfield who signed a letter of intent to play lacrosse for Saint Jospeph’s ...

Boys Soccer: Dayton Loses 2-0 to Pompton Lakes in NJSIAA Group 1 State Tournament Semifinal

OAKLAND, NJ – The NJSIAA Group 1 Tournament semifinal at Indian Hills High School in Oakland, NJ took place on a cold November night.  It was a defensive struggle between the two entries from the North.  The Jonathan Dayton Bulldogs lost to Pompton Lakes 2-0 in a game that was scoreless until the last eleven minutes of the game.

The first Cardinals’ goal came ...

Springfield Calendar for Week of November 13: NJSIAA Group 1 Boys Soccer Championship and Dayton Fall Drama

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – This week features Tuesday’s NJSIAA Group 1 Championship semifinal game with Jonathan Dayton High School facing Pompton Lakes High School.  This is the second year in a row Dayton made it to the NJSIAA Group 1 Championship. 

On Wednesdy the annual Bulldog Auction will be held at the High School.

On Monday, the Township Committee will have its first ...

Boys Soccer: Dayton Wins NJSIAA North 2, Group 1 Tournament for Second Year in a Row with 6-2 Win over Secaucus

SECAUCUS , NJ – The number five seed Jonathan Dayton Bulldogs beat the number three seed Secaucus Patriots in the final of the NJSIAA North 2, Group 1 Tournament Friday. 

This was the third year in a row the Bulldogs made the finals and the second second year in a row, they won the tournament on their opponent’s home turf. 

Both teams allowed just two goals in ...

Three Years in a Row: Dayton Boys Soccer Advance to NJSIAA Finals with 2-1 Double Overtime Win over New Providence

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On a cold and very rainy day, the fifth seed Jonathan Dayton boys soccer team advanced to the NJSIAA North 2, Group 1 Tournament final for the third year in a row by beating the number one seed New Providence High School in double overtime 2-1.  

After the game Coach Fabiano said, “We played very well against a tough opponent.  Our players created more ...

Verona Edges Dayton Girls Soccer out of the NJSIAA Tournament 3-2

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The surprising run in the NJSIAA North 2, Group 1 Tournament by the tenth seed Jonathan Dayton Bulldogs girls soccer team came to an end Monday afternoon when they lost a hard fought match 3-2 to eleventh seed Verona High School.

The first half was scoreless with both teams not being able to complete some good scoring opportunities.  Verona broke the deadlock with a goal ...

Dayton Cross County: Girls and Boys Advance to Group 1 Championship November 11

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Both the Jonathan Dayton High School cross country teams participated on November 4 in the North 2 Group 1 Cross Country Championships that were held at Greystone Park in Morris Plains, New Jersey.

Both the boys and the girls team have qualified for the Group 1 championship the past two fall seasons.

Expectations were high for both squads coming off some outstanding ...

Springfield Calendar for Week of November 6: Election Day and Two NJSIAA Semifinal Soccer Games

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Election Day is Tuesday and in Springfield one Township Committee seat is being contested and three Board of Education seats will be filled, and one of those will be filled by a write-in candidate.  The three Township Committee candidates are incumbent Geri Ann Bujnowski (R), Chris Capodice (D) and Jeff Rosenberg (I).

On Monday and Tuesday, the girls and boys ...

Dayton Boys Soccer Advances to Semifinals of NJSIAA Tournament with 2-0 Win over Glen Ridge

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Jonathan Dayton boys soccer team played 13th seed Glen Ridge in a rematch of last year’s NJSIAA North 2, Group 1 Tournament final.  The Bulldogs came away with a 2-0 victory and advance to the semifinals where they play at the number one seed New Providence High School Tuesday November 7 at 2:00 p.m.

Like last year’s game and many other previous ...

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Celebrate the Season at Warinanco Park, Dec. 3

November 20, 2017

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation invite you to celebrate the holiday season at the Warinanco Sports Center on Sunday, December 3.

Kick off the season with family and friends at the newly modernized facility in Warinanco Park from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Skate on the new ice rink ($4 for skate rental), visit with Santa and skate with ...