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December 10, 2021

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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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – The Army-Navy Game, one of college football’s greatest rivalries, returns to the Meadowlands for the first time in almost two decades on Saturday, Dec. 11, as the Black Knights of Army (8-3) play the Midshipmen of Navy (3-8). Most often, the game is played in Philadelphia, but ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick girls bowling team remained undefeated with a 4-0 victory over Carteret on Wednesday. Mackenzie Keane's three-game set of 552 led the way for the Bears (7-0-1), who had seven individual game scores of more than 150. Keane's high score was ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The COVID-19 pandemic has aught us all a great many things, but, mostly, it has taught us the importance of human connection and support.  Perhaps now is the time to put some of that human connection into practice and become part of one of East Brunswick's signature sports ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick boys bowling team remained undefeated and handed South Brunswick its first loss of the season, 3-1, on Wednesday. Jeremy Leventhal racked up a three-game total of 681 to lead East Brunswick (5-0). He had a high game of 247. Owen Shamim totaled 625, ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - No. 5 Rutgers women's soccer punched its ticket to the 2021 NCAA Women's College Cup, advancing out of the quarterfinals on Friday night at Yurcak Field. The Scarlet Knights played to their second consecutive double-overtime draw, this one by a score of 2-2 with No. 7 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Hailey Benesz, a senior on the East Brunswick High School girls volleyball team, recently signed a letter of intent to attend Santa Clara University, where she will continue her athletic career. Benesz collected 148 digs, the most on the team, this season for an East ...

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NEWARK, DE – The University of Delaware's Lauren Krinsky, Olivia Schuck, and Sydni Wright collected 2021 Colonial Athletic Association Women’s Soccer postseason accolades, the conference office announced on Wednesday.  Krinsky is a 2018 graduate of East Brunswick High School. Krinsky ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - No. 5 Rutgers women's soccer advanced to the NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals, winning the penalty kick shootout over No. 8 TCU following a 1-1 double overtime draw. The Scarlet Knights won the Third Round shootout, 5-4, moving on to the Elite Eight for the first time since ...

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BRICK, NJ -- Senior Karina Munoz was crowned the all-around individual state champion at the final statewide meet of the fall on Saturday, capping a big week for the East Brunswick High School gymnastics program. Munoz' championship came two days after the East Brunswick girls gymnastics team ...

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WILLIAMSTOWN, NJ -- In a meeting of undefeated girls volleyball teams, East Brunswick finally met its match. Williamstown defeated the Bears, 25-17, 29-27, in the NJSIAA Group 4 state semifinals on Thursday. Hailey Benesz finished with 10 kills, one block and four digs, and Ysabella Sapienza ...

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BRICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick girls gymnastics team won the overall title at the NJSIAA Team Championships on Thursday. The Bears came into the competition having won the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Section 2 championship with a score of 113.25 last weekend. Karina Munoz had the two highest ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ -- Rancocas Valley pulled away with a pair of unanswered goals in the second half to clinch a 4-1 girls soccer victory over East Brunswick in the semifinal round of the Central Jersey, Group 4 tournament on Tuesday. Kennedy Garcia scored all four goals for Rancocas Valley ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick girls volleyball team remained undefeated and won the NJSIAA Central, Group 4 championship with a 25-21, 25-15 victory over Old Bridge on Tuesday. Paige Anania collected six kills, two digs and one assist for East Brunswick (24-0). Hailey Benesz finished ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Head Women’s Basketball Coach C. Vivian Stringer will extend her leave of absence from coaching the Scarlet Knights through the end of the 2021-22 season. Stringer stepped away from the program in April 2021.  Associate Head Coach Timothy Eatman will ...

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. – No. 3 Rutgers field hockey put a stamp on a historic season for the program, defeating Michigan to win the Big Ten Championship. The Scarlet Knights became the first Rutgers program to ever win a Big Ten Tournament championship, and just the second RU program to earn any Big Ten ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The undefeated East Brunswick girls volleyball team moved on to the finals with an 25-11, 25-15 victory over West Windsor-Plainsboro South in the semifinal round of the Central Jersey, Group 4 tournament on Friday. Paige Anania finished with eight kills, three digs and two ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ -- East Brunswick's offense took awhile to come alive, and when it did, it wasn't enough to overcome Toms River North's early surge, as the Mariners knocked off the Bears, 28-14, in the first round of the South Jersey, Group 5 playoffs Friday night. Toms River North (6-4) took a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Samantha Lederman scored in double-overtime to give the East Brunswick girls soccer team a 1-0 victory over Monroe on Friday. The victory came in the quarterfinal round of the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 4 state tournament, and advanced the Bears to the sectional ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ -- The East Brunswick boys soccer team wrapped up its season Thursday with a 3-1 loss to Freehold Township in the quarterfinal round of the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 4 state tournament. The teams were scoreless at halftime, but Freehold Township (15-3-1) scored three goals in the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The unbeaten East Brunswick girls volleyball team defeated Hillsborough, 25-16, 25-16, in the quarterfinal round of the NJSIAA Central Group 4 state tournament on Wednesday. Hailey Benesz collected eight goals, nine digs and five aces for East Brunswick (22-0), which got a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick girls soccer team advanced in the opening round of the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 4 state tournament with a 5-0 victory over Hightstown on Tuesday. The Bears (15-2) scored four of their goals in the first half, when Kayle Reed scored three of her four ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- A pair of first-half goals gave East Brunswick control of the tempo and the Bears went on to defeat Hightstown, 3-0, in the first round of the Central Jersey, Group 4 state tournament on Monday. Julian Taha scored one goal and assisted on one for East Brunswick (12-4-2), ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Following a tough year of shutdowns and limited social interactions, the East Brunswick High School Marching Band, Cheerleaders, and Football Team gathered their energy and spirit and brought it to Jay Doyle Field. This has been an amazing year for the East Brunswick Bears, ...

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SOMERSET, NJ -- Nori Smith scored two touchdowns and the East Brunswick football team extended its winning streak to eight games with a 20-14 victory over Franklin Friday night. Quarterback Ben Solimini put the Bears (8-1) in front with a 56-yard touchdown run in the first quarter followed by ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ -- The ability of the East Brunswick girls soccer team to seamlessly integrate bright, talented younger players with established seniors was a driving force in another championship run for the program. With two goals by sophomores, and two others by seniors, the top-seeded Bears ...

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OLD BRIDGE, NJ -- The top-seeded East Brunswick girls volleyball team was crowned Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament champions with a 25-12, 25-11 victory over J.P. Stevens on Tuesday. Paige Anania finished with seven kills, four digs and two aces for the Bears (21-0), who had beaten J.P.

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic celebrated the achievements of its most famous alumna, two-time Olympic gold medalist Sydney McLaughlin, with an outdoor welcome home party that included local dignitaries and members of the Union Catholic community, including the entire current student ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The undefeated, top-seeded East Brunswick girls volleyball team will play J.P. Stevens in the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament championship game Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Old Bridge High School. The Bears (20-0) defeated Old Bridge in Saturday's semifinals, 25-18, 25-13, ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers women's soccer will open the 2021 Big Ten Tournament as the No. 1 seed, hosting No. 8 seed Wisconsin for a quarterfinal match on Sunday, Oct. 31 at Yurcak Field. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. ET live on B1G+. The Scarlet Knights claimed the outright 2021 Big Ten ...

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