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August 4, 2021

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A feeling of connection, celebration, and hope filled the East Brunswick High School stadium last night as hundreds gathered to honor Sam Mattis, Olympian, home from Tokyo.  Mattis placed 8th in the world in the discus event, not enough for a medal, but plenty for accolades and ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- Few events have occurred with greater anticipation than Tuesday night's women's 400 meter hurdles finals, which featured a showdown between the reigning Olympic champion, Dalilah Muhammad, and world record holder Sydney McLaughlin. The race did not disappoint as McLaughlin and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - New York Yankees RHP Luis Severino will begin a rehab assignment in Double-A with the Somerset Patriots beginning on Tuesday, Aug. 3. He is expected to start Tuesday night’s 7:05 pm game against the Bowie Baysox (Baltimore Orioles) at TD Bank Ballpark. Severino underwent ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Township of East Brunswick will host a welcome home for Olympian Sam Mattis starting tomorrow night at 5:30 at the East Brunswick High School Track.   Mattis will be escorted from his home by a convoy of township vehicles and then come to EBHS where he will speak and be ...

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TOKYO, JAPAN - Last night, Sam Mattis of East Brunswick Township placed eighth in the Men's Discus Final at the Tokyo Olympics. The former University of Pennsylvania champion landed at 63.88 meters (209 feet, 6.96 inches), a season best for the local Olympian. Sam Mattis (East Brunswick, New ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A large gathering of Union Catholic students, parents, teachers, alumni, volunteers, and members of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood community came out to watch local legend Sydney McLaughlin hurdle her way into the semifinals in the 400 hurdles at the Olympics in Tokyo on ...

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TOKYO, JAPAN - East Brunswick native Sam Mattis placed sixth in the first round of Men’s Discus at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and will be competing in the final round tomorrow Saturday, July 31st at 8:15 P.M. Mattis landed at approximately 63.74 meters, just missing the 66-meter threshold to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ten years ago, Sam Mattis told former EBHS Athletic Director Frank Noppenberger that we wanted to stand on the podium at the Olympics representing East Brunswick, New Jersey, and the United States. Well, tonight's the night for East Brunswick High School Class of 2012 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The East Brunswick High School baseball team has been represented by two players who were selected to the 2021 Greater Middlesex Conference All-Red Division Team. Senior Chris Procaccini and freshman Dustin McGuinness of the Bears were named to the all-division ...

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TOKYO, JAPAN - East Brunswick native Sam Mattis will be throwing Discus at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Mattis will be competing on Thursday, July 29th at 8:45 P.M on NBC. Mattis is ranked #17 in the world by worldathetics.org, and he is ranked #1 in the United States.  His personal bests ...

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Former Patriot Hoy Park Called Up To Yankees BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Infielder Hoy Park, who began his 2021 season with the Somerset Patriots, has signed a Major League contract with the New York Yankees and has been selected to their 26-man roster, the team announced Friday afternoon. Park becomes ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Little do most McGinn Elementary School students know that the school’s librarian is just as accomplished as the authors in the media center – because he is one. John Lohn has lived in Scotch Plains for the past few years and soon will make a temporary stay in Tokyo at the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The 2021 All-Greater Middlesex Conference boys lacrosse team includes two players from East Brunswick High School. Sophomore midfielder Ben Solimini and junior defender Gianfranco DeGiuda both were selected to the All-GMC team in a vote of the county's coaches. Solimini ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — Two members of the East Brunswick High School softball team were selected to the Greater Middlesex Conference All-Red Division Team for 2021. Junior catcher Madison Boen and sophomore second baseman Julia Theil both were selected to the Red Division team in a poll of the ...

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FANWOOD, NJ – Chelsea Senior Living (“Chelsea”), Mount Bethel Village, and Inglemoor Rehabilitation and Care Center will host their 14th annual golf outing at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club in Bedminster on Sept. 14 to raise money for local first responders. The morning starts with breakfast at 7 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In a huge sigh of relief for the greater New Brunswick area, Geo Baker and Ron Harper, Jr. are both returning to the university's basketball team this fall. Baker made it official in a video posted on Twitter on Wednesday. Then, a few short hours later, Harper went ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Summer's here, and the time is right for...football! The East Brunswick Bears Football Program will be hosting a 3-week clinic for youth football players. The goal is to provide young football players in town, the opportunity to learn, practice and take with them the skills ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A Rutgers football star has announced a partnership with the New Brunswick Development Corporation just hours after sweeping new rules went into effect to allow NCAA athletes to be compensated for their names, images and likenesses. Bo Melton, a team captain and wide receiver ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ/EUGENE, OR --Four members of the East Brunswick High School Track and Field Team are participating in the National Competition in Eugene, Oregon this week.   Chris Serrao, Jayden Phillip, Ali Soherwardy, and Aiden Balchelli represent East Brunswick.  All are competing in speed ...

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EUGENE, Ore. — Sam Mattis, a 2012 graduate of East Brunswick High School, has qualified for a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team with a third-place finish in the discus at the U.S. Olympic Trials last week. Mattis, who graduated from EBHS in 2012, holds the New Jersey scholastic record in the discus.

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ — One player each from the East Brunswick and South Brunswick baseball teams have been selected to play in the New Jersey Quad County Underclass All-Star Baseball Game. The all-star event on Tuesday, June 29 ay 6:30 p.m. in Community Park, North Brunswick will pit Essex ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - One year ago, members of the East Brunswick's Track and Field were devastated. They lost all hope of having an opportunity to showcase their talents due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  However, this year, Aiden Baldelli, Ali Soherwardy, Chris Serrao and Jayden Phillip have had ...

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SOUTH BEND, IN - Spotswood native Katie Wasserman etched her name in the track and field record books at Notre Dame University last weekend when the graduate student broke the school's 5,000 meter record at the NCAA Division 1 championships in Eugene, Oregon. Wasserman finished second in the race ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ —Rutgers football will be welcoming fans in full attendance when it opens the 2021 season at SHI Stadium. The announcement follows updated state guidance allowing outdoor venues to operate at full capacity. The Scarlet Knights will host six home games during the 2021 season, ...

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SOMERSET, NJ — Brian McSweeney and Chris Serrao each took first place in their respective events to lead East Brunswick in the NJSIAA Group 4 boys track and field championships last weekend at Franklin High School. McSweeney finished first in the pole vault with a jump of 16-00, and Serrao took ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The annual men’s basketball matchup between Rutgers and Seton Hall returns for the 2021-22 season as the two teams face off in the Garden State Hardwood Classic. The game is slated for Sunday, Dec. 12 at the Prudential Center in Newark.  Rutgers defeated then-No. 22 ranked ...

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WEST WINDSOR, NJ — The East Brunswick boys tennis team defeated Bergen Tech for the overall NJSIAA Group 4 championship Monday afternoon in Mercer County Park. The Bears' 3-2 victory over Bergen Tech followed on the heels of Monday morning's 4-1 victory over Westfield in the NJSIAA Group 4 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The East Brunswick baseball team scored a run in the fifth inning to break a tie and went on to a 2-1 victory over Brick Township on Tuesday. Romeo Diaz and Dustin McGuinness each had run-scoring hits for the Bears (11-10), who scored a run in the first before Brick (10-10) ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – By the time John Somogyi graduated from St. Peter’s High School in 1968, he had been twice named first-team all-state, led the Cardinals to the state parochial title and amassed more points than any player in state history. His staggering total of 3,310 points would stand as ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick boys tennis team advanced to the sectional championship with a 4-1 victory over West Windsor-Plainsboro South in the semifinal round of the Central Jersey, Group 4 tournament on Friday. Tanuj Chandekar of East Brunswick (16-2) defeated Brian Zhao, 6-1, ...

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