Par2Play Indoor Golf Facility Opens in Franklin
SOMERSET, NJ - It's tee time in Franklin. Par2Play celebrated it's grand opening on Thursday night with a ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring local business leaders and elected officials. "It's high-tech, it's comfortable and the staff is just so friendly," Franklin Mayor Phillip Kramer said. "I'm thrilled to be here tonight." Par2Play is the newest indoor simulated golf facility to open in Somerset County. The venue features climate-controlled simulator bays, HDTVs, and an event space suitable for gatherings of six to 40 guests. Patrons can also sign up for golf lessons from PGA level instructors. The Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce hosted the sold-out event at 695 Hamilton Street. "I had my birthday party here, it was great," FTCC Vice President William "Bill" Grippo said. "We had 50 people, I recommend if you're going ot have a party have it here."
Morris/Sussex football: Final Top 10 rankings of the 2023 season
A terrific football season in Morris and Sussex counties has come to an end. In the end, three area teams won sectional titles and two teams reached state finals in their group. Programs set new school records and half a dozen schools won division titles in the Super Football Conference.
2023 All Area Team & End of Season Notes
Morris and Sussex counties had a terrific year for placekickers, some of whom were among the very best in all of New Jersey. Here are some of the more notable kickers in the area:. Statistically, Morris Knolls’ Jake Merlucci may have been the best of the lot this year, with...
9th-grade skater wins bronze
Two Sparta girls took part in the 2024 Eastern Sectional Singles Final ice skating competition Oct. 31-Nov. 4 in Coral Springs, Fla. Paige Parlapiano, a freshman at Sparta High School, won the bronze medal and qualified for the 2024 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships and National Development Camp. It will be held in late January in Columbus, Ohio.
‘Doc’ Gooden Visits Students At FMS -Sampson G Smith Campus
There was a special Doctor in the house at one of the township Middle School campuses November 29. The Doc in this case was Dwight “Doc” Gooden, the Cy Young Award-winning, three-time World Series champion, Rookie of the Year and four-time All Star. Gooden, sporting sweats emblazoned with...
Field Hockey: All-Hunterdon/Warren County Teams, 2023
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Marching Rams Form Giant “M” on Bauer Field to Commemorate Late Band Member Matthew Augustine
RANDOLPH, NJ- RHS students who attended home football games and band competitions in the fall may have seen the Randolph Marching Rams form the shape of a giant “M” on Bauer Field, but these same spectators may not have known the significance of the letter. The special “M” formation, which the marching band created for every fall game and band competition, was a heartfelt and moving tribute to the late RHS student Matthew “Matt” Augustine. Matt spent his freshman year in the marching band’s percussion section and lost his battle with a long-term illness the following summer, on July...
Lisa Thompson readies for big role in Rutgers women's basketball's games against Delaware State, Lafayette
Freshman guard Lisa Thompson is prepared for an expanded role on the Rutgers women's basketball team in its upcoming games against Delaware State and Lafayette. After it was announced that sophomore guard Mya Petticord would not be traveling with the Scarlet Knights (3-5, 0-0) to Las Vegas for the South Point Classic games against Texas Tech and Boise State last Friday and Saturday, Thompson became the team's starting point guard.
FHS Alumni Basketball Game Returns After Covid Hiatus
After a four-year, Covid-inspired pause, the once-again annual Franklin High School alumni basketball game was held November 27. Once again organized by Kyle Pitts, the event featured a $2,000 contribution to the Franklin High School film and television department. Pitts said the donation came from alumni contributions. “That money comes...
Millsaps Too Much For Ladies On Wednesday, 69-52
Shreveport - The Centenary women's basketball team fell 69-52 to Millsaps College on Wednesday evening in a non-conference contest at the Gold Dome. The Ladies (1-6) lost to the Majors (6-1) for the second time in four days after Millsaps defeated the Ladies by a score of 77-59 on Sunday in the final game of the Millsaps Thanksgiving Classic in Jackson, Miss.
Randolph Varsity Bulldogs ( 8th Grade ) Claim Second Straight Championship
RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph 8th grade Varsity Bulldogs football team defeated Newton in the Semi-finals 30-22 to advance to the finals against Long Valley. This marked the second straight finals appearance for the team, who went undefeated and won the title last year in the 7th grade division. In the first quarter of this year's championship game, Randolph scored first on a drive highlighted by a 15-yard run from Manny Samaniego, and a 15-yard pass from Austin Ruane to Tyler Bachrach. The drive was capped off by a 35-yard run from Thomas Mitchell and a two-point kick from Christian...
Lions on the Road: December 1-3
NEW YORK — Columbia wrestling, as well as men's and women's swimming and diving are featured in this week's edition of Lions on the Road. Every week, GoColumbiaLions.com will be using "Lions on the Road" to preview that week's upcoming games and events happening off campus. WRESTLING. The Lions...
Skyland Conference boys soccer all-stars, 2023
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Gents Edged At Belhaven On Monday, 66-63
Jackson, Miss. - The Centenary men's basketball team dropped a close battle to the Belhaven University Blazers, 66-63, on Monday evening in a non-conference contest inside Rugg Arena. The Gents (3-4) fell 75-62 to the Millsaps College Majors on Sunday and have lost three games in a row. The Blazers...
King’s tops Centenary in men’s basketball
Carmine Castiello scored a game-high 23 points to lead King’s College’s men’s basketball team to a 85-78 victory over Centen
Sussex County History Today: Taking on Vermont, Niagara
Part 7: 1980-81 Colgate plays Vermont in the second week of February 1981. I have about 15 A/A+ games under my belt this year against some of the best teams in the country so I am ready for these guys. I guess the saying of what goes around comes around is true as I found karma playing a big role in my revenge quest.
Randolph Bulldogs Football Team Claims 6th Grade Championship
RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Bulldogs completed another successful season, capped off with the 6th and 8th grade teams claiming the championship on Sunday, November 19. Randolph’s 6th grade coaches commented that a big key to victory was their play in the trenches, dominating the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball with superb play from Bryce Ruffo, Matthew Long, Nick Najjar, Mason Grzes, Christian Ingoglia, Josh Crimm and Max Zucker. Randolph took the opening kickoff and went on a 12-play drive, highlighted by a 17-yard pass on 4th-and-7 from Hudson Baumwoll to Tanner Minerley. The scoring drive was...
Gents Fall At Millsaps On Sunday, 75-62
Jackson, Miss. - The Centenary men's basketball team fell 75-62 to the Millsaps College Majors in a non-conference contest on Sunday at the Hangar Dome. The Gents (3-3) will be back in action on Monday in Jackson as they face the Belhaven University Blazers at 6 p.m. Millsaps won for the first time this season to improve to 1-5.
Father & son coach football together at SW Randolph
Seth Baxter is the Head Coach. His dad, Donnie Baxter, is his assistant.
Ladies Defeat Hendrix For First Win Of Season
Jackson, Miss. - The Centenary women's basketball team recorded its first win of the season on Saturday afternoon as the Ladies defeated the Hendrix College Warriors by a score of 80-69 on day one of the Millsaps Thanksgiving Classic inside the Hangar Dome. The Ladies (1-4) will finish their weekend...