Sports

May 6, 2021

VERONA, NJ - Watchung Hills softball is now 7-3 on the season after shutting out Verona on Thursday, 5-0. Juliana Raymond got the win in the circle for the Warriors and Melanie Naeris suffered the loss for Verona, now 5-4. “We were so happy to be able to pick up a game today vs. Verona,” said ...

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WARREN, NJ -  21 Watchung Hills Regional High School athletes upgraded their status from recruit to official signees to the college/university of their choice on Thursday. “Very proud of our student athletes who have decided to continue their academic and athletic careers at these fine ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Softball Warriors beat the Montgomery Cougars on Tuesday,  3-1.  Juliana Raymond pitched seven innings in in the circle with six strikeouts allowing just four hits.  Maddie Moran went 1-2, with a triple AND 1RBI, Sam Miller went 1-2, with 2R, Sam Raymond went 1-2 ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills boys volleyball team defeated Passaic Arts and Science Charter School in straight sets Monday on Senior night, 25-20 and 25-13. Prior to the game the nine seniors and their parents were recognized. See video here: Senior Night 2021 Watchung Hills next travels ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills baseball took the early lead with 2 runs in the first but never crossed the plate again falling to Hunterdon Central on Monday, 13-2. The Warriors are now 6-1 and Central is 6-0 on the season. "Got to do a better job offensively," said WHRHS baseball head coach Joe ...

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WARREN, NJ - Thomas Barca threw for five innings, allowing no runs and striking out six on Saturday to lead Watchung Hills over North Bergen, 10-0. Watchung Hills remains unbeaten at 6-0. “Continue to do the little things well and get contributions from everyone on the team!,” said WHRHS head ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - RideWise is celebrating Bike Month with two free bicycling events that promote fun, fitness, family, and the environment.  Let’s Ride Somerset is a virtual biking event for all ages and abilities that encourages solo/family biking.  Participants join the Let's Ride ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills baseball and softball teams swept Ridge on Thursday. Softball triumphed 11-3 and baseball 7-6. “Great team win! “ said WHRHS head coach Joe Tremarco. “Nice to see some guys step up in some pressure situations and do the fundamental things we coach!” Nick ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills boys lacrosse fell to Phillipsburg on Senior Day Wednesday, 10-6. Prior to the game, the Watchung Hills Seniors and their parents were recognized.( see photo gallery above) Following a 2-2 first quarter, Phillipsburg (3-0) pulled ahead of Watchung Hills (1-2) in ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Warriors’ Vincent Rizzi had the highest mark in the High Jump jumping 6’, Nate Gallic took first in the javelin, and the jumping Jelmerts placed second and third in the girls pole vault with Gretel in second and Claudia third in the Somerset County Relays. The Watchung Hills ...

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  WARREN, NJ -- Watchung Hills varsity baseball slammed East Brunswick on Saturday with an 11 run third inning to put a W on Senior Day 2021, 14-4. Prior to the game against the Bears, the Watchung Hills Hustlin’ Warriors recognized one senior statistician, six senior players and their ...

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WARREN, NJ —It wasn’t pretty or easy but the Watchung Hills softball team battled to a 10-7 win over West Morris Central on Saturday. Jules Raymond pitched her 1st win in the circle with 4ER, 11Ks, 4BBs and a 2RBI HR. Ella Stevinson went 3-4 with 2 doubles, Emma Aridi went 3-5 with a triple, ...

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ --North Plainfield Recreation invites the community to join them for the dedication of Passe Field on Sunday, May 2 at Noon at 93 Greenbrook Rd.   If you are interested in saying a few words about Dennis Passe contact Roe Woods at 908-756-0247 as soon as possible.  Following ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  A local wrestling coach and Special Education teacher has been charged with numerous counts of multiple sex crimes and avoidance of arrest and prosecution. John DeNuto coached at 15 public and Catholic high schools and township youth programs in Central New Jersey, including ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills softball opened the season Thursday at home defeating Immaculata, 15-1, in five innings. Kaysen Shikar got her first win in the circle pitching four innings: 7Ks, 2BB, 2 hits, and 1 ER. Sam Miller went 3-4, with 2 singles and a triple, Dani LaCanna went 2-4, with a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Somerset Patriots Chairman Emeritus, and chairman and CEO of Flemington Care & Truck Country, Steve Kalafer died Wednesday. "I was absolutely shocked and saddened today to hear about the passing of Steve Kalafer," Bridgewater Mayor Matthew Moench said in a statement ...

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WARREN, NJ- The boys of summer are back. The Watchung Hills Hustlin’ Warriors opened their season at home on Tuesday with a 10-2 varsity win over North Hunterdon. See a grand slam here https://twitter.com/evan_pravato/status/1384648575263649795?s=21 Lorenzo Meola had one of the best days in ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills boys basketball Warriors were back together when the Warren Township Committee recognized their accomplishments at the last meeting. One year after a heartbreaking loss in the state championship, the Warriors were recognized for their unprecedented 2020-2021 season.

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HARRISON, NJ - New York Red Bulls II have signed Watchung Hills’ senior Daniel Edelman to a USL Championship contract pending federation and league approval, the club announced, and he is ready to make his mark.  Edelman, 17, joined Red Bulls Academy in January 2020 and made his professional ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The Watchung Hills girls volleyball team is moving on. The Warriors defeated Newark East Side on Monday 2-0(25-9, 25-15)  in the first round of the State Tournament.  “I am really proud of these ladies,” said WHRHS head coach Jens Madsen. “We are looking forward to round 2 at ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills girls volleyball team fell to Hillsborough 25-21 and 26-24 Monday on Senior night. Prior to the game, four of the five seniors;Jasmine Aiello, Olivia Hayes, Jasmine Hwang, Ariana Huang, and their parents were recognized.  Missing was  Prachi ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Wrestling defeated Bridgewater-Raritan on Wednesday, 47-25, to improve to 4-0, and will be back in action again Thursday at Somerville.  “Nice win against Conference Rival Bridgewater,” said WHRHS head coach James Huff. “The kids continue to work hard and are ...

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WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills wrestling defeated Seton Hall Prep on Tuesday in their home opener on Senior Night to improve to 3-0 on the season. “Great win against a private school on senior night! “ said WHRHS head coach James Huff. “Congrats to all the seniors who have worked hard all these ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - As the minutes ticked away in the second half of last night's NCAA basketball tournament game between Rutgers and heavily favored Houston, all were wondering: Could it be? Could Rutgers be heading back to the Sweet 16 - the first time since the 1970s? At Tavern on George, the ...

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BLOOMINGTON, IN — Small schools playing on the biggest stage college basketball has to offer make for the best stories.  The players who make up those teams make those stories even better.  The smallest school in the 2021 NCAA Tournament, St. Bonaventure University, has a men’s basketball ...

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WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills girls volleyball team defeated Phillipsburg in their home opener on Friday, 2-0 (25-11, 25-12) raising their record to 1-1 after a 2-0 loss at Bridgewater on Wednesday. “We are very happy for the win today against a good Phillipsburg team,” said WHRHS head coach ...

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WARREN, NJ - This week at Watchung Hills the results of the new logo search, a date for prom, a survey on the increased return to school and a sport quarantine were announced. At Tuesday’s meeting of the Watching Hills Board of Education, acting Superintendent Beth Scheiderman said that a date ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — If you haven't yet heard from your favorite Rutgers basketball fan, the men's team is heading to the NCAA tournament for the first time in 30 years. RU (15-11) has the No. 10 seed in the Midwest Region during the bracket reveal on CBS Sunday night, to take on No. 7 Clemson ...

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WARREN, NJ - When does a soccer club become more than a soccer club? That’s the question the Board of Directors of Watchung Hills Soccer Association/NJ Elite asked itself. Recognizing the commitment players make to their own soccer development and to the Club, the Board created a set of core values ...

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FRANKLIN, NJ- Warriors win! Watchung Hills and Rutgers Prep boys basketball teams were knotted up at 49 with 38 seconds left in the game when Trevor Bokach hit the winning shot with 1.4 seconds left to lift Watchung Hills over Rutgers Prep, 51-49, to bring home the Skyland Conference Blue ...

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