Thursday, April 25, 2013
The new multi-sport scoreboard will be used for softball, baseball and field hockey.
Thursday, April 25
The following press release was submitted by the Highlander Booster Club. Enter the outdoor sports complex at Governor Livingston High School, and you’ll immediately notice the new electronic scoreboard donated by The Highlander Booster Club. Visible from the front fields, this multi-sport scoreboard will be used for Softball and Baseball games in the spring and Field Hockey games in the fall. Ann Clifton, Athletic Director at GLHS remarked that they are “proud of the new state-of-the-art scoreboard. The student athletes will greatly benefit from the scoreboard and we are honored to have such tremendous support from the Highlander Booster Club. For years to come our Highlander teams will be able to use the applications of the scoreboard …
Friday, April 5, 2013
Hours after his resignation as Rutgers athletic director, Oakland resident Tim Pernetti called Friday a "sad day for a lot of people."
Tim Pernetti resigned as Rutgers athletic director Friday. “It’s a really sad day for a lot of people, including me and my family,” Pernetti said outside his Oakland home Friday. “I always have and I always will — no matter what — want what’s best for Rutgers.” In a letter to Rutgers University President Robert Barchi, Pernetti blamed the university for overriding his decision to immediately fire Mike Rice. The news of Pernetti’s resignation comes just days after video surfaced showing former mens basketball coach Mike Rice aggressively harassing basketball players at the Division I program. Pernetti, 42, was born in Teaneck, raised in Wyckoff and currently is an Oakland resident. He is a graduate of Ramapo High School. More from Patch:
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Athletic Director Tim Pernetti has confirmed that Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice has lost his job.
After less than a day of deflecting a storm of bad press surrounding head basketball coach Mike Rice's coaching methods, Rutgers Athletic Director Tim Pernetti has confirmed that Rice has been fired. According to a report on NJ.com, Pernetti issued the following statement on Wednesday: "I am responsible for the decision to attempt a rehabilitation of Coach Rice," Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti said in a statement. "Dismissal and corrective action were debated in December and I thought it was in the best interest of everyone to rehabilitate, but I was wrong. Moving forward, I will work to regain the trust of the Rutgers community." On Tuesday, a video surfaced of Rice yelling offensive language and shoving and kicking players during…
Friday, March 29, 2013
Rain date is April 14th.
Berkeley Heights will celebrate its annual baseball parade on Saturday, April 13. A rain date of April 14 has been set. Players should arrive in uniform without cleats at the Berkeley Heights Firehouse by 12:45 p.m.. The parade will go to Snyder field where hot dogs and refreshments will be served. All family members are welcome.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
The seventh grade boys team pulled ahead during the second part of the March 16th game to defeat the neighboring town.
Thursday, March 21
Berkeley Heights was victorious over New Providence in the Garden State Basketball League championship game played on March 16. It was a great game with a very close first half but Berkeley Heights was able to pull ahead during the second half to win by a score of 47-25. Congratulations to both teams on a great season. Pictured Left to right Back Row Coaches Mark Pomo, Ed Rielly and Rob Schuman 2nd row Logan Calichman, Will Stevens,, Mike Richards, Connor King, Bryant Wang, Liam Wolfe Kneeling: Sean Quinn, , Jackson Dultz, Jack Rielly, Matt Schuman, Tyler McCulloch and John Yoss
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The fourth grade boys basketball team went 14-1 in the regular season.
Wednesday, March 20
The New Providence PAL Fourth Grade boys team went 14-1 in the regular season and finished in first place in the National Division of the Garden State Basketball League The boys celebrated at Strawberry Fields in New Providence, where they received their League Champion trophies and praise from their coaches for a successful first year of PAL basketball.
Friday, March 1, 2013
On Mar. 7, registration will begin for the rest of the 2013 Spring Recreation Programs.
Registration begins this morning at 8 a.m. for the 4 weeks of Teen Scene Travel Camp, and Girls Softball for Grades 2 & 3 and Grades 4 & 5. More information on these programs can be found on Community Pass under "2013 Spring Recreation Programs." Registration for all other 2013 Spring Recreation Programs will begin on Thursday, Mar. 7 at 6 p.m. To view or download the Berkeley Heights Recreation Program schedule, go to the township webiste (www.berkeleyheightstwp.com) and click on "Recreation" on the left side menu.
Monday, February 25, 2013
With a tied score at halftime, GL dominated much of the third and fourth quarter to defeat Summit's Oak Knoll, 54-44, Sunday night in the Union County Final at Kean University.
The Hot Read: The 3rd seeded Governor Livingston Girls' Basketball team defeated 8th seeded Oak Knoll in the Union County Tournament Final at Kean University Sunday night, 54-44. Oak Knoll Royals led 16-10 in the first quarter, but GL Highlanders battled back to tie the game 24-24 at halftime. The Highlanders went on to dominate much of the second half, pounding the ball inside and using their size to ultimately clinch their second consecutive county title. Patch's MVP: Erin Ferguson scored 21 points for the Highlanders. Other Game Leaders: Oak Knoll's Kerri Moran (17 points); GL's Mallory George (14 points); GL's Patrice DiTommaso (13 points); Oak Knoll's Catherine Booner (12 points). Quotable I: “We're real excited about winning. The …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
GL enters the game as the defending county champs. Game time is 6 p.m. at Kean University. Plus, GL Junior Varsity team will play in county final against Cranford at 4 p.m.
The Governor Livingston Girls’ Varsity Basketball team is heading to the Union County Tournament Final at Kean University this evening to face 8th-seeded Oak Knoll from Summit. Tip off is 6 p.m. Governor Livingston, the 3rd seed, enters this game as the defending county champions. The team, which stands at 19-4 this season, ousted Cranford (36-27), Hillside (66-52) and Johnson (60-33) to reach the final county match-up for the third consecutive year. “This was our goal coming into the season after we graduated so many girls last year,” said GL Head Coach Andy Silvagni. “I think a lot of people on the outside didn’t think we’d be able to get this far. But this was always our goal — to get to the county final and obviously to win it — so we’…
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Michael Closs and Chris Aresco finished strong at the championship, which took place on Feb. 16 in Toms River.
Wednesday, February 20
Two boys from New Providence placed in New Jersey High School Indoor Track and Field Group 1 State Championship in Toms River on Saturday, Feb. 16. Michael Closs is the Group 1 NJ State Champion, placing 1st in Pole Vault. Chris Aresco placed 5th in the New Jersey Indoor Track and Field Group 1 State Championship in the 800-meter run. Individual results: POLE VAULT: 1-Michael Closs, New Providence, 13-0. 2-Randy Shih, Bernards, 12-0. 3-Zachary Zachowsi, Cedar Creek, 12-0. 4-Luke Pease, Haddonfield, 11-6. 5-William Horner, Woodstown, 11-6. 6-Austin Tolbert, Madison, 11-6. 800-METER RUN: 1-Jacob Clark, Pleasantville, 1:55.25, meet record; former record, 1:56.06, Ranjan Sinha, Bernards, 1985. 2-Isaac Clark, Pleasantville, 1:55.47. 3-Jonathon …