Sports

Hall Of Fame Softball Tournament

LINDEN—The Linden Athletic Hall of Fame announces their first annual Linden Athletic Hall of Fame Softball Tournament, June 21 and 22, at Memorial Park. Each team is guaranteed three games for their entry fee of $350. The Linden Athletic Hall…

Applications Available For Mayor’s Trophy 5k Run

RAHWAY—Application are now available for the 2008 PowerBar-sponsored Mayor’s Trophy 5K Run, One Mile Fun Run and Health Walk and 100 Yards Pee Wee Run. This year’s race will bring the best runners from Ethiopia, Columbia, Mexico, Portugal and other…

Rahway Sprinter Headed To Temple

Rahway Sprinter Headed To Temple—Rahway High School senior Andrea Butler (right) recently signed to attend Temple University on a track and field scholarship. Last year, Butler was named Star-Ledger Sprinter of the Year for the winter season.

North Elizabeth Baseball League Opens Season

by Jim Whelan ELIZABETH—The rain held up and the sun came out for the start of North Elizabeth Youth Baseball League’s 41st season on April 12. Teams, coaches, parents, and friends participated in the annual opening day parade starting at…

UCC Lady Owls Repeat As Conference Champions

CRANFORD – For the second year in a row, the Union County College Lady Owls Basketball Team, ended their season as the champions of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Garden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) and Region XIX. After…

Rahway PAL Baseball/Softball Celebrates Opening Day

RAHWAY—Rahway PAL launched the 2008 baseball and softball season last Friday night, marking the 150th anniversary of the City of Rahway and the PAL’s first ball games under the new lights at Madden Field. Hundreds of parents, players and coaches…

Triple Taekwondo Medalist

Triple Taekwondo Medalist—Ricky Azari of Edison, a second grader at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison trained and participated in six categories at the 2008 Open Taekwondo Championship and the New Jersey AAU Taekwondo State Championship. Azari won three first-place trophies…