East Side girl, ‘true trailblazer,’ wins over her baseball coaches and teammates
The good players are those who make difficult plays routine. So when asked to review the first varsity baseball season junior Olivia Barbas had at Newark’s East Side High, head coach Ryan Cordero took a day of pondering before saying there were no highlight reel moments.
North 1, Group 4 softball semifinal previews and predictions
This is one of the more wide-open sections in North Jersey, with all of the teams having a compelling case as to why they could punch their respective tickets to the finals. Livingston and Bergen Tech faced off last year in the finals and both are through to the semis and so a rematch could be on tap. 6-see Ridgewood, meanwhile, pulled off a 3-1 upset over 3-seed West Orange, while 4-seed Columbia is putting together a historic season.
A Commemorative Bench and Tree Planned in Bloomfield to Honor the Legacy of Christina Lembo
BLOOMFIELD, NJ--It's been over a decade since Bloomfield lost a wonderful young lady in Christina Lembo. A junior at Bloomfield High, where she was a standout soccer player, Christina lost her life in a tragic automobile accident on Sept. 30, 2012. She was 16 years old. The Bloomfield High soccer program has honored her memory, including the launching of balloons, noting 10 years last fall since her passing. Read more about that, here. https://www.tapinto.net/towns/bloomfield/sections/sports/articles/parelli-s-hat-trick-helps-bhs-girls-soccer-team-to-wins-over-belleville-and-caldwell-bengals-honor-christina-lembo And now, a bench and tree dedication in Christina's memory, is underway. A GoFundMe page has helped to raise money for the project. The commemorative bench and tree for Christina...
Murawinski, Piacenza, Dwyer, Freid and Bell Lead Bloomfield Baseball (20-9) to Sectional Final, Defeating Livingston, 8-3
A 20th victory has propelled the Bloomfield High baseball team to a state sectional final on June 2, and it will be played on the Bengals home field. Bloomfield (20-9) defeated Livingston, 8-3, on May 30, in Bloomfield, in the North 1, Group 4 semifinal. The victory moves the team into the sectional final, at home, against Ridgewood, on June 2. The second-seeded Bengals are the home team for the championship game, since Ridgewood, the fourth seed, defeated top-seeded Passaic Tech, 8-1, on May 30. Bloomfield will face a red hot Maroons team on June 2, at 2 p.m. Ridgewood has won...
4-star New Jersey OT plans visit to Georgia in June
2024 4-star offensive tackle Nyier Daniels (Oradell, New Jersey/Bergen Catholic High School) has some summer visits coming up. Ranked as the second-best player in New Jersey according to 247Sports, Daniels is a 6-foot-7, 355-pound offensive tackle who Georgia initially offered back in January. The nation’s No. 129 ranked player recently...
Immaculate Conception softball keeps program's final season going with playoff win
LODI – This was far from your ordinary postgame team photo. This was last one on this field for this team. Ever. The 10 members of the Immaculate Conception Blue Wolves softball team joined their coaches and overheated costumed mascot (he had to be warm) near home plate at Hilltop Elementary School following their 10-0 win over St. Dominic in Tuesday’s North Non-Public B semifinals. ...
New Dorp boxer copped fourth state title last month; will fight for another belt in June
Enrique Leon Jr. doesn’t have titles under his belt. Rather, he collects titles in the form of belts. The 24-year-old New Dorp resident captured his fourth New York State boxing title last month at the Ring Masters championships, held at Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn. Leon, a Coney Island native who fights out of the NYC Cops and Kids gym at the Berry Homes, improved to 26-6 in his career.
HS baseball: St. Joseph by-the-Sea JV captures another title
One week after copping the school’s fourth consecutive Junior Varsity CHSAA Archdiocesan title, St. Joseph by-the-Sea defeated Archbishop Molloy (Brooklyn/Queens champ) 10-3 Sunday to take the CHSAA city crown at Fordham University in the Bronx. The win capped a 26-1 campaign for the Vikings.
Boys Lacrosse: Non-Public, Group B Tournament first round recaps for May 30
Sam Fertal recorded five goals and one assist to lead fifth-seeded Red Bank Catholic past 12th-seeded Union Catholic 17-2 in the first round of the Non-Public, Group B Tournament in Red Bank. Red Bank Catholic (11-7) took control early leading 12-0 at halftime before adding five more goals in the...
MKA boys lacrosse aims for revenge in states
Some of the Montclair Kimberley boys lacrosse team remember last season's Non Public B final. And now on Friday, June 2, the Cougars will get their chance to avenge the 2022 group title against Rutgers Prep as they fell 11-4 in a second-half rainstorm. For the seniors like co-captains Evan...
Star NJ golfer in homecoming is back where she ‘snuck onto a few holes at night’ as a kid
JERSEY CITY – Megha Ganne has called Holmdel home for the past five years but as a kid growing up in Jersey City she saw Liberty National Golf Course’s 14th hole from her bedroom window. So playing in the Mizuho Americas Open at Liberty this week is extra special for the 19 year old.
Michelle Wie West realizes a dream as host of LPGA event at Liberty National
The Mizuho Americas Open marks another dream realized for Michelle Wie West, who is serving as the host at his week's newest LPGA Tour event at Liberty National. She's helping set the bar for what week-to-week events can look like on the LPGA. Its $2,750,000 purse is the fifth-largest on tour of its non-majors, along with providing substantial off-course perks and a famed venue draped with the New York City skyline and the history of hosting the Presidents Cup in 2017.
Fair Lawn, May 31 High School 🏐 Game Notice
The Ridge High School volleyball team will have a game with Fair Lawn High School on May 31, 2023, 14:30:00 CST.
Kennedy nets magical run to conference title
In his spare time, Kennedy boys’ tennis coach Ari Bisk enjoys the art of magic and teaching it to others at various Long Island libraries. But he manages to save some of his wizardry for his teams. Bisk and the Cougars captured their first conference title in five years...
NYC authorizes sports franchises to host charitable games
(The Center Square) — New York City's sports organizations will be allowed to use their venues to drum up money for charity under a bill signed by Mayor Eric Adams. The new law authorizes sporting venues such as Yankee Stadium, Citi Field, and Madison Square Garden to be used to hold raffles and other games of chance, which will allow sporting organizations like the Yankees and Mets to team up with charities to increase their philanthropic work. ...
Softball: North Jersey, Non-Public A semifinals recaps for May 30
Gabriella Shadek, Sofia Valente, and Gianna Muliero each homered, helping propel second-seeded Immaculate Heart - No. 8 in the NJ.com Top 20 - to a 9-0 victory over Hudson Catholic in Non-Public, North A semifinal action Westwood. Gianna DeMeglio also went 3-for-4 with three RBI’s for the Blue Eagles, who...
Skateboarders thrilled with reopening of Brooklyn Banks park
NEW YORK -- New York City's most iconic skatepark is finally back open after being closed for more than 13 years. The Brooklyn Banks Skatepark, nestled in Lower Manhattan, was shut down during renovations on the Brooklyn Bridge."Look at all of these people here behind you. Does it bring you back? What's resonating through your head right now?" CBS2's Elijah Westbrook asked skateboarder Mike Wright."It brings me back, it brings me back. You just made me remember that there used to be a ledge right here, a skateboarding ledge," Wright replied.Wright was one of a few Westbrook caught up with who...
Boys Lacrosse Finishes 2023 Season
The Nutley Raiders finished up the 2023 season last week at Cranford HS. They finished 3-13 on the year. The Raiders had a great group of senior leaders who guided a relatively young varsity team. This senior group will be missed! Final stat leaders on the season include:. David Adams-...
Tech track qualifiers set for NCAA outdoor
The NCAA on Monday released the full list of qualifiers for the NCAA outdoor track and field championships next week in Austin. From the NCAA West Preliminaries that concluded Saturday in Sacramento, California, the Tech men advanced 11 entrants in seven individual events, plus a relay. The Tech women qualified five entrants in three individual events, plus a relay.
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