Mercer County Sports

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Schechter leads Hillsborough girls track and field hopefuls competing at Outdoor Nationals

The end to a tremendous senior season for Hillsborough High School girls track and field star Kirstyn Schechter will come to a head this weekend when the best of the best across the country...
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Princeton University alum will row for Australian Olympic team

An athlete from the Princeton University Class of 2015 has been named to the Australian Olympic Rowing Team. Tim Masters will row in the eight for Australia in his first career Olympic event, according to...
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Hillsborough softball advances behind Davenport to Group IV title game

Standing in the circle during the semifinals of the state tournament was something that Hillsborough High School softball team’s star ace Sarah Davenport didn’t think she would be doing when the 2021 season began. Not...
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Hillsborough girls track and field squad sets record for highest point total to win...

It was a banner two days of spring track and field action for the Hillsborough High School girls track & field team last weekend at the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group IV Championships held at...

HEWYBL launches all-girls youth flag football league

    The Hightstown-East Windsor Youth Sports League (HEWYBL), Central New Jersey’s premier NFL Flag Football League, has announced the formation of an all-girl’s flag football league. The league will launch in the fall for girls ages...
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Hillsborough holds off Livingston to reach sectional quarterfinal

Tensions were high for the Hillsborough High School girls lacrosse team during its first-round matchup against Livingston High School in the first round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Group IV Tournament. Leading 6-5 with 8:49...
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Scotties continue to roll on the diamond with 12th straight victory

Nicole O’Leary wasn’t sure what to expect from her Bordentown Regional High School softball team coming into this season. The lost 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic had O’Leary “worried” about how her players...
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Versaci dazzles on the mound for Hillsborough in Senior Day loss

Senior Vinny Versaci got the news from Head Coach Tom Augello late last week that he would be getting the start on the hill against Phillipsburg High School on May 25 for the Hillsborough...

98Strong helps college athletes monetize their name, image and likeness

A changing landscaping is occurring in collegiate athletics as pressure continues to mount on the NCAA about student-athlete’s ability to profit off their name, image and likeness. The list of states across the country that...
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Four Tiger fencers qualify for Tokyo Olympics

With the U.S. fencing team's Olympic qualifications having been settled on May 9, Princeton will have four current or former fencers qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games, including three for the U.S. and one...

NJSIAA announces Gallagher/Bollinger Hall of Fame class for 2021

A group of 18 individuals has been selected as the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) Gallagher/Bollinger Hall of Fame’s class for 2021. All inductees were selected by a statewide committee of journalists and...
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Hillsborough continues hot streak on the diamond with victory over Hunterdon Central

A nine-game winning streak is fueling the “fun” 9-1 start to the 2021 season that the Hillsborough High School softball team has been having during its first season back on the diamond in two...
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Montgomery girls lacrosse team drops to 2-2 on the season, both losses against Hillsborough

Monday’s Senior Night contest between Montgomery High School and Hillsborough High School saw Montgomery drop to 2-2 on the season. Held on May 3 at Dan A. Noonan Field in Hillsborough, Montgomery junior Maddie Hogan...

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