Mercer County Sports

STEVEN BASSIN/STAFF

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...
PHOTO COURTESY OF PRINCETON TIGERS

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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Hillsborough girls lacrosse triumphant on Senior Night

Monday’s Senior Night contest against Montgomery High School at Dan A. Noonan Field in Hillsborough will be one that all 10 seniors on the Hillsborough High School girls lacrosse team will remember. That’s what senior...
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Real Central NJ Soccer attacker called up to Futsal World Cup qualifying squad by...

Real Central NJ Soccer (RCNJ) attacker Christian Coridon of Hightstown has been named to the 16-player Haitian Futsal World Cup qualifying roster. Coridon will join his teammates for the May 3-9 Concacaf Futsal Championship tournament...
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Scotties record first win on the diamond in 2021 campaign

It’s been two years since the Bordentown Regional High School baseball team has enjoyed a win on the diamond. On April 26 against Pennsauken High School in Bordentown, the Scotties relished the long-awaited feeling of...
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Hansen tosses complete-game shutout to lead Montgomery past Hillsborough on Opening Day

The two-year wait for Opening Day finally came to an end for both the Montgomery High School and Hillsborough High School baseball squads. Both Skyland Conference Delaware Division teams saw their players lace up their...
PHOTO COURTESY OF JIMMY GILL

Mazzella set to make history as first Bordentown girls wrestling state qualifier

Lexi Mazzella grew up around wrestling. The junior at Bordentown Regional High School would watch her brother, Sammy, wrestle on the mat during his time as a Bordentown youth wrestler to competing at the high...
PHOTO COURTESY OF IRA JERSEY

Real Central NJ Soccer kicks off men’s season on May 12

Real Central NJ Soccer's (RCNJ) men's schedule will kick off May 12 in the Mid-Atlantic division against in-state rivals the Ocean City Nor'Easters. The team then heads into Pennsylvania to play West Chester United Soccer...

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