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Laundry Night: Nullified Touchdowns, Key Miscues Plague Summit H.S. Football in 20-17 Defeat to Warren Hills

September 23, 2017

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' ride back to the Hilltop City felt a lot longer.

In an odd game that saw virtually every ...

Keegan Mayer and Owen Healey Named Summit High School Athletes of The Week

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 honored for distinguishing themselves in the arena of competition, in the classroom, and for ...

Curragh's Brace, Chacon Laser Strike Feature in Summit H.S. Boys Soccer's 4-2 Win Over Union

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 4-2 victory over Union at Tatlock Park.

Summit had the overwhelming edge in chances on a a gray and ...

Venerable Summit H.S. Coach Peter Tierney to Be Inducted into Union Catholic Hall of Fame Sept. 30

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 graduating class in 1966, Tierney was a captain of the baseball and basketball teams ...

Two Late Goals Stun Summit H.S. Girls Soccer in 2-1 Defeat to Oak Knoll

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 parts joy and bliss balance by proportionate segments of ...

Robb's Late Goal, Gaeta's Double-Digit Save Performance Help Summit H.S. Field Hockey Tie Montclair, 2-2

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 a 1-0 lead in the first half on a goal by senior captain Margaret Robb, ...

Two Towns, Two Schools, Two Teams Unite to Remember, Honor Summit Police Detective Tarentino and His Family

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 School and Summit High School -- came together last night to honor and remember ...

Goal-Line Stand, Late Interception Key Summit H.S. Football Victory Over Immaculata, 14-13

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Unless there is a bona-fide fortune teller, a true seer, floating about the 07901, it is would be pure speculation to state with veracity just how much success the Summit High School Varsity Football Team will end up having in 2017.

Relatively recent history -- and the program's pedigree -- say the success could be considerable. If that train -- indeed -- ...

Summit H.S. Boys, Girls Soccer Both Drop 2-1 Decisions to Cranford

SUMMIT, NJ - In a match that wasn't exactly easy on the eyes, the Summit High School Boys Varsity Soccer Team put forth an uneven and disjointed performance for the majority of the encounter and fell to Cranford, 2-1, at Tatlock Park.

In addition to the 50-plus minutes of meh play, the Hilltoppers saw two minutes of madness in the second half contribute to two soft goals, the totality ...

Summit H.S. Girls Tennis Smashes Westfield, 5-0, for Fourth Win of Young Season

SUMMIT, NJ - Two days in a row, two clean sweeps for the Summit High School Girls Varsity Tennis Team.

Twenty-four hours after hammering Morristown-Beard, 5-0, the Maroon and White returned to Union County competition and meted-out the same punishment to Westfield, winning in the identical whitewash scoreline as they did the day before against the Crimson.

First singles Mae Hoad, ...

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