EAST RUTHERFORD – As Super Bowl Week kicks off in New Jersey, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. Monday accepted the National Football League’s public endorsement of legislation they’ve introduced to help protect student-athletes from the dangers of sports-related concussions.
NEWARK – With Super Bowl XLVIII fast approaching, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs reminded New Jersey sports fans, and those planning on coming to the Garden State for the big game, to beware of opportunistic scams that have…
RAHWAY — During the recent holiday break, Rahway High School Track Team members won at three events, the Spiked Shoe Invitational at New York Armory on Dec. 23, the Marine Corps Holiday Relay held on Dec. 27, also at the New York Armory, and the Holiday Relay Carnival on Dec. 30 at the Jersey City Armory.
ELIZABETH— James Madison High School of Madison won the first place Varsity Tournament Green Division championship title in the Dr. Rose Marie Battaglia Christmas Basketball Tournament on Dec. 29, 2013 defeating David Brearley High School of Kenilworth, 37-15. The annual…
UNION COUNTY — On a very cold night last weekend, Playball for Miracles turned over their final donation for 2013. Organizer Erin Kelly-McGuinness presented a check for $750 to new New Jersey Fireman’s Benevolent Association President Ed Donnelly for Sandy Ground, Where Angels Play.
CLARK – The Clark Girls Softball League will hold winter registration for the 2014 season on Sundays, Jan. 5 and 12 at the Brewer Recreational Center (Clark Municipal Building) from 6:30-8 p.m. on both days.
RUSSELLVILLE, AR — The Baseball Bloggers Alliance today recommends three players from the official Hall of Fame ballot to be inducted into Cooperstown this summer. Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, most closely associated with the Atlanta Braves, and long-time Chicago White Sox first baseman/designated hitter Frank Thomas reached the 75% threshold when BBA members cast their ballots.
(via Inside Out) The Hillside Pop Warner Jr. Midget Cheerleaders won the ESPN Wide World of Sports national championship at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, earlier this month — a first for a Hillside team in any sport.
TRENTON – The General Assembly Thursday approved a resolution sponsored by Assembly Democrats Angel Fuentes and Annette Quijano calling on Major League Baseball to retire the number 21 in honor of the life and career of legendary baseball player Roberto Clemente.