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January 22, 2022

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Alani Ajigbotosho scored 20 points to lead East Brunswick to a 63-46 boys basketball victory over North Brunswick on Saturday. Justin Black finished with 15 points for the Bears (4-5), who finished the game with a 21-13 showing after leading, 42-33, after three ...

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OLD BRIDGE, NJ -- Old Bridge rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit to defeat the East Brunswick boys basketball team, 57-53, on Thursday. Jayden St. Rose and Adam Scire scored 15 points apiece for Old Bridge (5-7), which outscored the Bears, 22-11, in the third quarter to take a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick wrestling team came away with a 48-36 victory over Piscataway on Wednesday. Bears' 157-pounder Bailey Cuomo won with a pin in 3:36. At 190 pounds, Russell Novak of East Brunswick pinned his opponent in 1:29. Another East Brunswick wrestler with a pin ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- After a furiously fast-paced first half, the South Brunswick boys basketball team surged ahead in the third quarter and went on to defeat East Brunswick, 70-63, Tuesday night. Both teams showed no inclination to slow things down during a briskly uptempo opening half. But, ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- East Brunswick opened an eight-point lead in the first half and went on to defeat South Brunswick, 58-50, in girls basketball on Tuesday. Tamea El scored 15 points for East Brunswick (9-2), which outscored South Brunswick, 18-12, in the second quarter to open a 27-19 ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers gymnastics recorded its third-best team vault score in program history to highlight its 2022 home opener at Jersey Mike's Arena. The Scarlet Knights posted three scores of 9.850 to lift the vault score to 49.150, contributing to an overall score of 194.550. RU posted a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The passing of my dear friend and colleague, Phil Hossler, is as yet impossible to reason, given his love, his embrace and his appetite for life and for the company of all those athletes who walked into his office seeking cures for their ailments.   Phil was beyond your ...

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EDISON, NJ -- Undefeated St. Thomas Aquinas handed the East Brunswick girls basketball team its second loss of the season, 61-53, on Thursday. Sam Lederman sank three 3-pointers and scored a team-high 17 points for East Brunswick (7-2), which was still within three points, 46-43, after three ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Sophia Winston scored 20 points to lead the East Brunswick girls basketball team to a 79-43 victory over Edison on Tuesday. Julia Perez finished with 11 points for the Bears (7-1), who jumped out to a 24-10 lead after one quarter and had a 21-point halftime lead. Tamea ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Three different players scored 18 points apiece to lift East Brunswick to a 69-37 boys basketball victory over New Brunswick Tuesday night. Justin Black, Alani Ajigbotosho and Mike Mikulka each deposited 18 points for the Bears (3-2), who outscored the Zebras, 25-9, in the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Mike Mikulka converted a conventional three-point play with 30 seconds left to provide the eventual winning points that gave the East Brunswick boys basketball team a 67-66 victory over Piscataway Saturday afternoon. After lighting it up for 15 points in the first half, Mikulka ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick girls basketball team outscored Perth Amboy by 23 points in the first quarter and went on to post a 67-29 victory Thursday night. Tamea El scored 13 points for the Bears, who led, 29-6, after one quarter. Sam Lederman finished with nine points and ...

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MONROE, NJ -- The East Brunswick girls basketball team built a 10-point lead in the first quarter and went on to post a 51-36 victory over Monroe on Tuesday. Rebecca Perez scored 16 points for the Bears (5-1), who broke out to a 19-9 lead after a quarter and built a 34-16 lead by ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ -- The East Brunswick girls basketball team outscored Spotswood by 21 points in the second half to pull away for a 68-39 victory on Sunday. Tamea El scored 13 points for the Bears (4-1), who led, 30-22, at the half, but started to pull away with a 17-8 effort in the third ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick girls basketball team put up 24 points in the first quarter en route to a 71-38 victory over Union Catholic to win the Brunswick Classic on Thursday. Sam Lederman scored 20 points and sank five 3-pointers for East Brunswick (3-1), which outscored Union ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick girls basketball team opened play in the Brunswick Classic with a 61-44 victory over North Brunswick on Tuesday. Tamea El scored 15 points for East Brunswick (2-1), which took a 21-12 lead after one quarter and led, 39-24, by halftime. Annie Nezaria ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Now that Rutgers has accepted a last-second invitation to the Gator Bowl, the process of getting ready to play No. 20-ranked Wake Forest begins immediately. Players that had already set their sights on an NFL career will need to apply for a special waiver from the NCAA to ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers Athletics announced Thursday that effective immediately, attendees at all indoor athletics events must provide proof of full vaccination or proof of a negative Covid-19 PCR test within 72 hours of the event accompanied by a photo ID. Doors for all events will open 90 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick girls basketball team took a 10-point lead in the first quarter and went on to defeat J.P. Stevens, 49-37, on Thursday. Rebecca Perez collected 12 points, 11 rebounds and five steals for the Bears (1-1), who took a 16-6 lead after one quarter before J.P.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Brandon Dean scored 29 points to lead South Plainfield to a 70-60 boys basketball victory over East Brunswick Thursday night. Dean scored 16 of his points from the foul line for South Plainfield (2-1), which outscored the Bears, 16-9, in the fourth quarter to pull away from ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - It officially became winter this week, and the East Brunswick Department of Recreation has created a nighttime lighting schedule for the season. Effective December 27, 2021: *Lights on the tennis and pickleball courts in Community Park will be deactivated for the ...

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OLD BRIDGE, NJ -- Old Bridge rallied for a 49-47 victory over the East Brunswick girls basketball team in the opener for both teams Friday night. Gabby Walker scored 15 points for Old Bridge, which outscored East Brunswick, 16-12, in the final quarter. Rebecca Perez scored 11 points and Tamea ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick boys basketball team opened its season with a 64-48 victory over Old Bridge Friday night. Justin Black and Alani Ajigbotosho scored 15 points apiece for the Bears, who outscored the Knights, 28-16, in the fourth quarter to pull away from a four-point lead ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - An East Brunswick local has made it as a New York Jets rookie cheerleader. Chelsea Pe Benito, born and raised in East Brunswick, is now a member of the New York Jets Flight Crew. Pe Benito went to St Bartholomew’s for elementary school and then attended Churchill and East ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick boys basketball team is scheduled to open its season Friday at 6 p.m. at home against Old Bridge. Last season, the Bears didn't play their first game until early February, then got only 13 total games in due to both the NJSIAA-mandated delayed start to ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School girls basketball program is kicking of 2022 in style. Spotswood High School Gymnasium is the host court for the upcoming SchoolCraft Charity Girls Basketball Fundraiser Showcase on Sunday, January 2. A full day of exciting high school girls basketball is on ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick native and High School alumni Mike Elko was recently named Head Coach for Duke University Football earlier this week. Elko will be the 22nd Head Coach for the legendary college football team, according to a press release from Duke University.             ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Eight players from the East Brunswick High School football team were selected to the Big Central Conference's All-Division 5C first team for 2021. Romeo Diaz, Nori Smith, Ben Solimini, Jason Soliman, Gianfranco DeGuida, Zach Driscoll, James Sparrow and Omar Reckley all were ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- In the 122nd meeting between Army and Navy, the rivalry provided another anxiety-ridden contest for both sides, one in which the underdog, Navy (4-8) defeated Army (8-4) in a last-minute defensive stop to clinch a 17-13 victory and secure 18 of the last 23 matchups. Navy now ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Oh, what a night. Ron Harper Jr. let go with a three-point shot at half court at the buzzer, defeating the No. 1 Purdue Boilermakers at the RAC Thursday night, sending the fans onto the floor in euphoria. "It's unreal man it's something you dream about," Harper Jr. said. "When ...

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