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April 9, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Tahjay Moore, a standout football player at New Brunswick High School who went on to become a wide receiver at Rutgers, has been dismissed from the team. Moore’s dismissal comes after he was issued a summons for simple assault on Sunday, April 3, stemming from a domestic ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Michael Marchese pitched a two-hitter to lift Perth Amboy to a 6-1 victory over Perth Amboy on Saturday. Marchese struck out nine batters and walked none over the course of his 93-pitch gem. He is 2-0 with a 1.50 ERA. Dylan Lugo hit a two-run triple in the first inning, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- East Brunswick prevailed after a thrilling fourth quarter to take an 8-7 boys lacrosse decision from St. Peter's Prep on Saturday. Marco Guddat and Ben Solimini each scored three goals for the Bears (3-2), who were tied with St. Peter's, 4-4, after three quarters. Steven ...

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COLONIA, NJ -- The East Brunswick softball team took an early four-run lead and held on for a 6-5 victory over Colonia on Friday. Nicole Motusesky went 2-for-4 with two RBI and one run scored for East Brunswick (3-1), which led, 4-0, after three innings. Jocelyn Nazario hit a home run and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – With oars powerfully sweeping in one carefully choreographed movement, the members of the Rutgers women’s rowing team propel their boats down the Raritan River during practice. Living up to their program battlecry – Upstream, Red Team! – they blast past the River Dorms and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - It had been a whirlwind 24 hours for the Somerset Patriots. The team arrived in Central New Jersey Tuesday from their spring training complex in Tampa, Fla. to unpack their gear and get comfortable in the team's clubhouse before an evening banquet at Fiddlers' Elbow Country ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The strong pitching and timely hitting of Dustin McGuinness boosted the East Brunswick baseball team to a 3-2 victory over J.P. Stevens on Wednesday. McGuinness allowed two runs on five hits in six innings for the victory. He struck out four and walked one. At the plate, he ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The East Brunswick baseball team scored three runs in the top of the first inning and went on to a 9-2 victory over J.P. Stevens on Tuesday. Michael Lozzi and Vinny LaRocca each had a double and each drove in two runs for East Brunswick (2-1), which led, 5-1, after three ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Brooke Motusesky drove in six runs to lead East Brunswick to a 20-2 softball victory over Edison on Monday. Motusesky went 3-for-3 with a home run and three runs batted in. Kelly Grove was 2-for-2 with two RBI for the Bears (2-0). Brianna Boen, Annabella Stagliano and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The New York Yankees have announced the 2022 roster for their Double-A affiliate, the Somerset Patriots. New York’s top prospect, INF Anthony Volpe, will start the season in Somerset which competes with seven other teams in the Northeast League. The Patriots first home game of ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick baseball team came away with a split of a two-game series with Old Bridge, defeating the Knights, 5-2, on Saturday. Vinny LaRocca went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI and Aiden Gonzalez was 2-for-3 with two RBI for the Bears (1-1). Michael Lozzi ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- East Brunswick scored five unanswered goals in the second half to pull away for a 7-2 girls lacrosse victory over St. John Vianney on Friday. Allison Weiden scored five goals and had one assist for the Bears, who were tied with Vianney, 1-1, at halftime. Nora Hennessy ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Kickoff for the annual Scarlet-White Game at Rutgers has been moved back one day, to Friday, April 22.  The football game will be at 7 p.m. at SHI Stadium and admission is free.  The school's athletic department did not indicate why the game has been rescheduled in a press ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A affiliate, have unveiled their "Copa de la Diversión" identity to be Zorros de Somerset. The team will debut in Minor League Baseball’s "Copa de la Diversión" program during the 2022 season. Zorros de Somerset, Spanish for ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick boys lacrosse team rallied back from an early three-goal deficit, but lost to Somerville, 9-8, on opening day Wednesday. Ben Solimini paced the Bears with four goals and one assist. East Brunswick trailed, 4-1, after one quarter, but scored four goals in ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —The later part of winter is intense for YMCA swimmers. Instead of one championship meet, many swimmers compete in multiple championship meets held by different governing bodies of swimming. It is a tough time to balance constant training and competition, but RVY swimmers have ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year has declared for the 2022 NBA draft. But Caleb McConnell has also left the door for returning to Rutgers for one more season. The senior guard announced on his social media platforms on Monday night that he will explore the 2022 NBA ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick baseball team, which opens its season at Old Bridge on Friday, will be looking to reverse its fortunes in close games in its mission to contend for division and conference titles this season. Last season, the Bears righted the ship after losing their ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The New York Yankees have announced the 2022 coaching staff for the Double-A Somerset Patriots, led by manager Dan Fiorito. Fiorito enters his sixth season with the Yankees organization and his first as manager of the Patriots. He served as the manager of High-A Hudson Valley ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ron Harper Jr., whose penchant for making big shots and contagious swagger breathed new life into the long-struggling Rutgers men’s basketball program, has announced he will declare for the 2022 NBA Draft. Harper, who helped Rutgers clinch consecutive NCAA tournament ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – It’s been 54 years since his final basketball game at the old St. Peter’s High School, and John Somogyi can make a strong argument that he’s still the greatest scorer among boys players this state has ever seen. After all, he played before the advent of the 3-point field ...

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DAYTON, OH – Playing in the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season, Rutgers men's basketball saw its season end in the NCAA Tournament with an 89-87 double-overtime loss against No. 11 seed Notre Dame on Wednesday night at UD Arena.  It was an unbelievable effort for RU, led by 23 points ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Senior guard Justin Black of East Brunswick recently was named to the Greater Middlesex Conference All-Red Division team for 2021-22. Black recently concluded a season in which he averaged 13.3 points and 5.5 assists. Black ran the offense for coach Mark Motusesky's team, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Romeo Diaz of the East Brunswick football team was one of just 100 players in New Jersey honored as a member of the 2021 NJFCA Super 100 All-State Team. The team was selected by football coaches throughout New Jersey. Diaz was honored Sunday at the NJFCA Banquet at the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers’ Steve Pikiell will earn $16 million in base salary under a four-year contract extension that will keep him courtside through the 2029-30 season. Pikiell, who was getting ready to lead the Rutgers men’s basketball team to a Big Ten showdown with Iowa even as the ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ -- Christopher Serrao, a senior at East Brunswick, finished first in the boys 55-meter hurdles at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions in the 55-meter dash last weekend. Serrao ran the race in 7.47 to claim the gold. Serrao also was third in the 55-meter dash, running it in 6.49 to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Steve Pikiell guided the Rutgers men’s basketball team to its first NCAA Tournament victory in 38 years last season and led the Scarlet Knights to stunning upset of No. 1 Purdue earlier this season. Rutgers, which is awaiting to see who it will play in the Big Ten Tournament ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Rutgers men's basketball team is playing at home for the regular season finale on Sunday, March 6th at Noon. RU will host Penn State at Jersey Mike's Arena in Piscataway. At approximately 11:40 a.m., the team will hold a pregame ceremony prior where the team will honor five ...

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COLUMBUS, NJ -- The East Brunswick boys basketball team's season came to an end with a 56-53 loss to Northern Burlington in the first round of the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 4 tournament Monday night. Brett Motusesky scored 14 points for East Brunswick (11-12), which held a 20-point lead after ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick girls basketball team overcame a four-point halftime deficit and surged to a 70-56 victory over Howell in the first round of the Central Jersey, Group 4 state tournament on Monday. Tamea El scored 21 points for the Bears (17-8), who outscored Howell, ...

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