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February 22, 2022

SOUTH RIVER, NJ -- Alani Ajigbotosho scored 22 points to lead East Brunswickt to a 74-69 boys basketball victory over South River on Tuesday. Mike Mikulka and Justin Black each finished with 17 points for the Bears (11-10), who outscored the Rams, 26-22, in the fourth quarter. Roman Santos ...

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EDISON, NJ -- If they played each other 10 more times, it's likely that the South Brunswick and Monroe boys basketball teams would each win five of them, and probably all of them by a basket or two. But in the rubber match of this tightly contested rivalry, it was fourth-seeded Monroe that ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The historic Tour of Somerville bike race will return to the downtown retail/restaurant district on Memorial Day (Monday, May 30) after a two-year hiatus forced by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and Tropical Storm Ida in 2021. Arts on Division, the host and organizer of the ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The East Brunswick girls basketball team moved on to the semifinal round of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament with a 58-42 victory over Old Bridge in the quarterfinals Saturday at Middlesex County College. Rebecca Perez scored 15 points for the Bears, who led, 24-12, ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – In front of a raucous 3,580 fans, No. 14 Rutgers wrestling (15-5) defeated No. 20 Princeton (6-5), 24-13, on Friday night at Jersey Mike's Arena. The Scarlet Knights worked a seven-three match split with their in-state rival, as No. 3 Sebastian Rivera (141) added his nation-leading ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Despite recovering from an early 10-point deficit, the East Brunswick boys basketball team lost to Edison, 57-52, in the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament's round of 16 on Thursday. Mike Mikulka scored 14 points for East Brunswick (10-10), which trailed, 20-10, after one ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick girls basketball team built a 12-point halftime lead, then had to hang on as J.P. Stevens rallied before the Bears won, 49-48, in the first round of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament on Wednesday. Rebecca Perez scored 15 points for fifth-seeded ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- When one of his teammates suggested that Tuesday night's game might be the last one the East Brunswick boys basketball team plays in its home gym this season, junior guard Mike Mikulka became inspired. "I like shooting in this gym," Mikulka said. "Before we came out to warm ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick boys swim team advanced in the semifinal round of the NJSIAA Central, Group A tournament with a 107-63 victory over West Windsor-Plainsboro South on Monday. The Bears will swim against Hillsborough in the sectional final on Thursday in Neptune. It will ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Spotswood High School varsity wrestling team snapped a four-game skid with a 39-34 victory over East Brunswick High School on Friday. Tony Caron, Madden Obado, Nick Andre, William Schwemmer, Connor West. Quarwee Walker, and Colton Schmitz won their matchups in their ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Meher Vig scored 20 points and passed for four assists to lead the South Brunswick girls basketball team to a 72-55 victory over East Brunswick on Thursday. Leilani Pinder finished with 14 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for South Brunswick (15-6), which outscored ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Scarlet Knights were trailing by eight points with 3:48 left on the clock in a rocking Jersey Mike's Arena. A 10-0 run fueled by a stretch of perfect play on the offensive and defensive sides of the ball gave the men's basketball team their first back-to-back victories ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick boys basketball team scored 26 points in the fourth quarter to put the finishing touches on an 81-75 upset victory over South Brunswick on Thursday. Alani Ajigbotosho scored 23 points to lead five scorers in double figures for the Bears (9-9), who closed ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Friday marks the Rutgers Scarlet Knights’ annual Pink Out gymnastics meet, and is also Girl Scout ‘Knight’. The Rutgers gymnastics team is set for its second consecutive home meet February 11, hosting No. 17 Iowa, Ursinus, and Kent State at Jersey Mike's Arena. The meet starts ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Despite being outscored by a large margin in the second quarter, the East Brunswick girls basketball team battled back to make it a close game in the second half before losing to St. Thomas Aquinas, 55-48, on Tuesday. Kayla Perez scored 20 points for St. Thomas Aquinas ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Bob Mulcahy, a visionary in New Jersey athletics who was instrumental in building Rutgers University football toward national prominence, died Monday at the age of 85. Mulcahy, who served as Director of Athletics from 1998 to 2009, was the 10th athletic director in Rutgers ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Rutgers men's basketball team played one of their best games in school history against No. 13 Michigan State on Saturday. RU had their highest margin victory (21 points) over a ranked opponent in school history. RU shot 61.5 percent from the field, which marks the best field ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Brett Motusesky scored a season-high 24 points to lead East Brunswick to a 73-60 boys basketball victory over New Brunswick on Saturday. Mike Mikulka scored 12 points for the Bears (8-7), who pulled away by outscoring New Brunswick (2-13), 21-12, in the fourth ...

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BEIJING – Sparta High School graduate Sarah Escobar will have a few more unique experiences to add to her resume in the coming weeks. Turning 20 during her trip, she is the first female flag bearer for Ecuador in the Olympics. Escobar will be skiing the Giant Slalom event scheduled for February ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- The East Brunswick girls basketball team, propeled by a big third quarter, moved past Piscataway for a 52-25 victory on Thursday. Julia Perez and Tamea El each scored nine points for the Bears (13-4), who outscored Piscataway, 22-6, in the third quarter to take a 21-point lead ...

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HOPELAWN, NJ -- The East Brunswick girls bowling team captured the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament championship with a 2-1 victory over South Brunswick in the finals at Majestic Lanes on Wednesday. Mackenzie Keane's three-game set of 569 highlighted the Bears' victory, and she capped off ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In the world of sports, renowned athletes are commonly referred to as being the ‘greatest of all time’. However, the issue of determining who is the best athlete in their respective fields is no easy feat, as the achievements of two athletes are never the same, often differing ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick boys swim team is celebrating its first Greater Middlesex Conference championship after placing first, ahead of second-place St. Joseph of Metuchen, at the GMC Meet on Monday. The Bears finished with 749 team points. Perennial titlist St. Joe's had 719 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick girls bowling team advanced in the semifinal round of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament with a victory over Sayreville on Monday. The finals will be contested at Majestic Lanes in Hopelawn Wednesday afternoon at 3:45 p.m., when undefeated East ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick girls basketball team built a 16-point halftime lead on its way to a 54-23 victory over Piscataway on Monday. Rebecca Perez led a balanced offensive effort with 12 points for East Brunswick (11-4), which opened a 27-11 lead with a 13-6 second-quarter ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The East Brunswick boys basketball team didn't end the first half well against J.P. Stevens. The Bears had seen the homestanding Hawks take an 11-point halftime lead with a late first-half run, and on East Brunswick's first possession of the third quarter, the Bears turned the ball ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick boys bowling team moved on to the semifinals after getting past Middlesex, 2-0, in the quarterfinal round of the Greater Middlesex Tournament on Thursday. Andrew Branco turned in the best game of the day for the Bears (16-2-1), rolling a 268 in his first ...

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MONROE, NJ -- The East Brunswick boys basketball team was unable to come back after a big second quarter by Monroe in the Falcons' 69-40 victory Thursday night. Eli Okocha scored 21 points for Monroe (14-2), which opened a 45-25 lead with a 24-9 spree in the second quarter. Mike Mikulka of ...

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EDISON, NJ -- The East Brunswick girls basketball team extended a two-point lead in the fourth quarter to defeat J.P. Stevens on the road, 61-53, Tuesday evening. Tamea El scored 19 points for the Bears (10-3), who outscored J.P. Stevens, 18-12, in the final quarter. Sam Lederman sank three ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick boys basketball team warded off a late charge by J.P. Stevens to hang on for a 54-52 victory on Tuesday. Brett Motusesky scored 16 points for the Bears (5-5), who outscored J.P. Stevens, 17-9, in the second quarter to take a 29-24 halftime lead. Justin ...

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