Cranford High Student Competes at U.S. Junior Amateur Sectional Qualifier

June 21, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS - Cranford soon-to-be senior Johnny Bush took his shot to qualify for a USGA championship on Wednesday.

Bush shot a 6-over-par 76 (38-38) to finish in a five-way tie for 21st place in a U.S. Junior Amateur Sectional Qualifier at the par 70, 6,558-yard Shackamaxon Country Club in nearby Scotch Plains.

65 golfers, including 54 from the Garden State, took a ...

Golf: Westfield’s Sean Taylor Earns Top Medalist Honors at US Junior Amateur Sectional Qualifier

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Playing in his first-ever USGA Junior Amateur Sectional Qualifier, Westfield High School senior and Rhode Island-bound Sean Taylor made the most of his stay on Wednesday.

Taylor was the only player to shoot under-par with a 1-under 69 (35-34), to take home individual medalist honors at the U.S. Junior Amateur Sectional Qualifier at the par 70, 6,558-yard Shackamaxon ...

Sports Betting Is Off And Running in New Jersey

OCEANPORT, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy officially ushered in sports betting in New Jersey when he made the initial wager at Monmouth Park  on June 14.

Governor Murphy, an avid soccer fan who has called ESPN’s “Sportscenter” his favorite show, placed the first bet  — $20 on Germany to win the World Cup. He also bet $20 on the N.J. Devils to ...

Springfield’s Anthony Cioffi’s Dream Realized, Now a Member of CFL’s Ottawa Redblacks

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The second journey has been made a reality for Springfield’s hometown hero.

Just a little over nine months ago, former Rutgers and Jonathan Dayton football standout Anthony Cioffi was released on the final day of roster cut downs from the National Football League’s Oakland Raiders on September 2.

On Sunday, Cioffi (No. 35) officially became a member of the ...

Springfield’s Jonathan Dayton High School 2018 Senior Awards: The Athletic Awards

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – At Jonathan Dayton High School’s Senior Awards Night many of the scholarships and awards given were for athletic achievement.  There were many other awards and scholarships given and they will be highlighted in other articles. 

In athletics, Dayton seniors enjoyed many some successes and set many good examples to be followed in the years to ...

Springfield Baseball: Dayton Wins Season Ender over Rahway Tuesday

RAHWAY, NJ - The Dayton baseball team sprinkled in a taste of the future with a few dashes of senior flavor to end its season on a high note Tuesday.

Junior pitcher Vinny Pulice gave up no hits over four innings with a walk and seven strikeouts and senior Jack Quinn and sophomore Michael Cacioppo each had a single with two RBI apiece to lead Dayton to a 4-1 victory over county foe Rahway in a ...

Teacher of the Year Awards & Recognition of Dayton Girls Basketball Team, Top the Billing at the June 4 Springfield Board of Education Meeting

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Board of Education recognized six teachers, including two who received state-wide awards, at its June 4, 2018 meeting.

The Springfield Girls Basketball Team were also recognized by the Board for their Union County Conference Valley Division Championship. The 2017-2018 team realized the most season wins of an Springfield Girls Basketball team, which started ...

Springfield’s Dayton Boys Track Finished Season at States with Some Impressive Performances

SOMERSET, NJ – Jonathan Dayton Boys Track finished the season with the Group 1 State Championships last week.  The final day was Saturday. 

According to Coach Matt VanDueren, “We had another day with hot weather and senior Fabian Mestanza again highlighted one of our championship meets.”  He added “…the group championships are the top six from each ...

Springfield Calendar for Week of June 4: Senior Class Awards, Board of Ed and Planning Board Meetings

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Thursday June 7, Jonathan Dayton High School will hold the annual Senior Class Awards in the auditorium of the high school.  Many seniors will receive awards and scholarships.

On Monday, June 4, the Board of Education will have its first meeting since May 14. 

The Planning Board is scheduled to meet Wednesday, June 6.

Please look at the calendar for ...

Springfield's Jonathan Dayton HS Spring Sports Awards, Lots of Letters

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - An enthusiastic crowd came to the auditorium at Jonathan Dayton High School on Thursday evening May 31, 2018 to witness the time-honored school tradition of the presentation of the Spring Athletic Awards.

On that evening, awards were presented to varsity athletes participating in the sports of track, baseball, softball, golf, and boys tennis.

The High School’s ...

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