Mercer County Sports

STEVEN BASSIN/STAFF

Hillsborough wrestlers top Montgomery on the mat

Six members of the Hillsborough High School wrestling team recorded a pin in the team’s 54-15 road victory over Skyland Conference rival Montgomery High School on March 23 to improve to 2-2 on the...
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Bordentown wrestlers happily embrace return to the mat

A year of waiting for an opportunity to hit the mat finally came to an end for the Bordentown Regional High School and Florence Township Memorial High School wrestling team on March 16 when...
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Augello named new Hillsborough High School varsity baseball coach

HILLSBOROUGH - Thomas Augello was officially approved at the Hillsborough Township Board of Education meeting on March 8 to become the new coach of the Hillsborough High School varsity baseball team. A fifth grade teacher...
PHOTO COURTESY OF BORDENTOWN REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT

Bordentown basketball players take every loss as a ‘win’

There was not a moment this season that Bordentown Regional High School boys basketball Coach John Myers was disappointed. It didn’t matter to Myers that his Scotties didn’t have success in the win column as...
STEVEN BASSIN/STAFF

Hillsborough boys hoops score big win on Senior Night

Nothing has been easy for the Hillsborough High School boys basketball team this winter. A two-week COVID-19 shutdown just two games into the season and recent snowstorms have limited the amount of times the Raiders...
PHOTO COURTESY OF BORDENTOWN REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS

Bordentown girls basketball off to great start this winter

Every day on the court is a win in the eyes of Bordentown Regional High School girls basketball Coach Bill Lloyd. The most important thing to Lloyd and his Bordentown squad is to take things...
PHOTO COURTESY OF IRA JERSEY

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...
PHOTO COURTESY OF HIGHTSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL

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...
PHOTO COURTESY OF HILLSBOROUGH HIGH SCHOOL ICE HOCKEY TEAM

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...
PHOTO COURTESY OF JAMES LYNCH

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...
PHOTO COURTESY OF STUART COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL

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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