Mercer County Sports

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Real Central NJ Soccer signs international player from Hightstown

The region's newest pre-professional soccer club announced its inaugural men's signing is Hightstown native and prospective Haitian youth international Christopher Coridon. Real Central NJ Soccer's men's team will play USL League Two beginning in May....
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Hillsborough girls hoops ready to play games on the hardwood this winter

The Hillsborough High School girls basketball squad will have the opportunity to take the court this winter. It will not be in front of friends and family that cheered the Raiders on to the NJSIAA...
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Hightstown High School student-athletes to honor memory of athletic director

Hightstown High School and the East Windsor Regional School District community lost a beloved member of their family on Jan. 21 when Athletic Director (AD) Jim Peto passed away unexpectedly at home at age...
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Princeton, Montgomery high schools move forward with winter sports competitions

With the first week of high school hockey competition completed, both Princeton High School (PHS) and Montgomery High School (MHS) athletic departments are on schedule to start the rest of each school’s winter sports...
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Hillsborough squad excited to be back on the ice this winter

Months of anticipation to get back on the ice and begin the 2020-21 high school ice hockey season came to a head for the Hillsborough High School ice hockey team on Jan. 15. The Raiders...
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NFL Hall of Fame running back and Bordentown Military Institute graduate Floyd Little passes...

Floyd Little didn’t do speeches, he told stories from the heart. Bordentown City Mayor James Lynch still remembers to this day that statement the National Football League legend told him. Growing up watching Little shred defenses...

NJSIAA announces plan for 2021 high school spring sports season

After high school spring sports teams were not able to have a season in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) has prepared a plan for the...
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Stuart Country Day School announces girls varsity soccer team led by esteemed coach

Stuart Country Day School announced the addition of varsity soccer to the Upper School athletic program starting in the fall of 2021. The team will compete as a member of the NJISAA, participating in Prep...
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Hillsborough Raider Diamond Club donates pies to local food bank

Every fall, the Hillsborough Raider Diamond Club holds a pie sale to help raise money for the Hillsborough High School baseball program. In addition to selling pies, the Diamond Club also donated pies from both...
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Bordentown girls soccer records first winning season in five years

The Bordentown Regional High School girls soccer team came into this fall determined to have a season. Despite all the uncertain circumstances they would have to overcome with the coronavirus pandemic, the Scotties came ready...
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High school ice hockey season delayed with state’s temporary suspension of indoor sports

The Princeton High School (PHS) and Hopewell Valley Central High School (HVCHS) athletic departments, along with others statewide, are now adapting to Gov. Phil Murphy’s executive order temporarily suspending indoor high school sports practices...
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Hillsborough thankful to play full season on the gridiron

The Hillsborough High School football team headed to Edison on Nov. 20 to face Edison High School in a Big Central Football Conference showdown to finish out the 2020 season. Senior Sean Levonaitis rushed for...
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Edison returns from COVID-19 shutdown to win season finale against Hillsborough

EDISON - After being sidelined due to COVID-19 and missing two straight games, the Edison High School football team got its shot to return to the gridiron for one last time this fall on...
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Hillsborough boys soccer earns first state playoff victory since 2013

Winning. That's been the message that Coach Eric Puma has been trying to instill in his Hillsborough High School boys soccer team in preparation for the state tournament this fall. After losing back-to-back years at...

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