Sports

October 13, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - All season long, they work Like the Dickens to put the biscuit in the basket. On Sunday, October 15, they'll be putting forth the same level of effort to help shoppers empty their baskets -- as in the trusty carts one uses to tote their groceries about the store and to their ...

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CLARK, NJ - In the 1956 Sci-Fi film Invasion of the Body Snatchers, director Don Siegel tells the story of alien seed pods that produce an exact copy of an adjacent human, one that looks and acts just like the life form it replicated, sans emotion. Unfortunately for the Summit High School Boys ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Amassing a season-high score of 103.05, the Summit High School Gymnastics Team split the three-team meet they hosted, easily outdistancing AL Johnson (ALJ) but falling just over a point short of Randolph. The Hilltitoppers score of 103.05 topped ALJ's 97.5, with Randolph leading all ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Two scores four minutes apart. Two opposite ends of the goal caliber -- and color -- spectrum. One a blue-ribbon screamer to level things. The other a red-faced 'howler' turned into a match-winner. Combined the tallies were just deserts for a Summit High School Boys Varsity Soccer ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Summit High School Lacrosse Team members Helen Louise Johnson, Will Vitton and Julia Szynal have made their respective class lists on Inside Lacrosse's 2018 'Young Gun' Rankings. Johnson, already a stand-out player for the Hilltopper Girls Lacrosse Team, took her game to an entirely ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Field Hockey's Ciara Lawlor and Boys Cross Country Team member Ali Geci have been honored as Summit High School Athletes of the Week, presented by TAPinto Summit, for the week ending October 8. Each week throughout the school athletic year, an athlete or athletes will be honored for ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Forced to play at Kent Place School due to lack of an available home venue, the fourth-seeded Summit High School Varsity Field Hockey Team still got the Union County Tournament quarterfinal job done, beating fifth-seeded Cranford 2-1 in overtime. Ciara Lawlor got the game-winner, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Coming off a feisty defeat to Westfield 48 hours earlier -- a match that had snapped their four-match winning trot -- the Summit High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team entered Union County Tournament play, Summit Derby-style, versus Oratory Prep.  Against Westfield, the Hilltoppers ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - What a difference a year makes. One week shy of 12 months ago, Summit was licking its wounds after a thorough whuppin' at the hands of Cranford in the traditional 'Friday Night Lights' game at Investors Bank Field. On many levels, the 2016 game against the Cougars was a night to ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -  Coming into their match against Westfield at Tatlock Park, the Summit High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team was riding a four-match winning streak that had seen them beat Union, Plainfield, Ridge and Linden by a combined score of 16-3. Taking nothing away from the Hilltoppers -- who ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -  Junior Caroline Griffith brought home points in every rotation, finishing second in the All-Around, as the Summit High School Gymnastics Team beat Dayton 102.225 - 95.475 at The Connection. The win was the team's second in a row, following a 100.775 - 98.75 victory over Union ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team has been following a familiar script in winning its past four matches: find a way to dictate play and eventually break down the opponent; get the requisite two goals from senior striker Delmer Argeñal as the hub of the offensive output; ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A Hat Trick from Ciara Lawlor along with goals from Elizabeth DeCesare, Charlotte Greer and Margaret Robb helped the Summit High School Varsity Field Hockey Team end an eight-game, 25-day winless streak by beating Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 6-0, on the Upper Turf Field. DeCesare also ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Turns out that black might just be the new black. The boys from the 07901 on the gridiron will be in black and so, too, will a huge majority of the fans in the stands. Summit High School Football's annual 'Friday Night Light' game is just around the corner, and that means the always ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The first two-and-a-half quarters of the Summit High School Varsity Football Team's game versus Scotch Plains-Fanwood (SP-F) took about an hour of real time. In those 60 minutes, the Hilltoppers were -- according to their head coach --'Lights Out', playing penalty-free football, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - With copious amounts of soccer real estate to work with, it was but a matter of time when the breakthrough would come for the Summit High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team against Ridge at Tatlock Park. And, the first goal came, hen a second. Soon a third would be finding the back of the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Summit High School Girls Varsity Tennis Team's dynamic doubles duos of Kendall Blomfield / Eliza Rustum and Rebecca DelRosso / Alisha Kewalramani have each claimed gold by winning the Union County Tournament's number one and number two doubles brackets, respectively, at the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Class of 2017 will take their place in the Summit High School Athletic Hall of Fame when the organization hosts its second induction ceremony and dinner October 5 at The Grand Summit Hotel. At the event, which begins at 7:30 p.m., three championship teams, six coaches and 19 ...

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HAMILTON, NJ - Student-athletes statewide could benefit from a new program geared toward preventing opioid abuse. The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) and the Garden State Pharmacy Owners (GSPO) have announced a joint effort to help prevent opioid abuse with the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A first-half goal from senior captain Margaret Robb and another double-digit save performance from fellow captain and classmate Maddie Gaeta were not enough to snap the Summit High School Field Hockey's winless streak, as the Hilltoppers fell to Glen Ridge, 5-1, on a steamy day at the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The first Varsity goal for Javier Del Cid opened the scoring and proved to be the match-winner as the Summit High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team cruised past Plainfield, 3-0, at Tatlock Park. Striker Delmar Argenal found the back of the net twice, and goalkeeepers James Ford and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Field Hockey's Margaret Robb and Boys Freshman Soccer Team member Brennan Collins have been named Summit High School Athletes of the Week, presented by TAPinto Summit, for the week ending September 24. Each week throughout the school athletic year, an athlete or athletes will be ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A unique, in-season soccer event for boys in grades 3-8 is fast approaching as Summit High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team players, coaches and alumni will host a training session at Memorial Field October 6, from 4 - 6 p.m. The ideal opportunity to sharpen skills for fall league ...

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WASHINGTON, NJ - Mired in nasty traffic, it took the Summit High School Varsity Football Team a full 90 minutes to get to Washington for its Friday night tilt against Warren Hills. While there was little to no traffic and miles of open road post-game, one can safely surmise that the Hilltoppers' ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Girls Varsity Soccer's Keegan Mayer and Boys JV Soccer Team member Owen Healey have been honored as Summit High School Athletes of the Week, presented by TAPinto Summit, for the week ending September 17. Each week throughout the school athletic year, an athlete or athletes will be ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Junior Luc Curragh had a pair of first-half goals, and senior captain Andres Chacon supplied a missile-of-an-exclamation-point, highlight reel tally as the Summit High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team evened their season record at three up and three down with a relatively comfortable ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Peter Tierney, a standout athlete during his years at Union Catholic and an award-winning tennis coach at Summit High School, will be the recipient of the Alumni Award when he's inducted into the Union Catholic (UC) Hall of Fame on Saturday, Sept. 30. A member of UC’s first ...

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GREEN VILLAGE, NJ - At each end of the soccer continuum lie the adages 'Life is What You Make of It' and 'Life Isn't Fair' -- the former being the affirmational and the latter occupying the harsh, with each occupying the one 'pole' of the axis. Yes, the beautiful game has a dark side, with equal ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Ahead in the first half and then finding themselves behind inside the game's final minutes, the Summit High School Field Hockey Team rallied to level the score late, forced overtime, and ultimately earned a 2-2 tie versus Montclair on the Upper Turf Field. The Maroon and White took ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Joined in a sea of emotions that includes sorrow, grief, love and pride, Summit and Somerville will always now share a more distinctive link because of the late Summit Police Department Detective Matthew Tarentino and his family. Two big parts of the towns -- Immaculata High ...

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