Middlesex County Sports

Middlesex College soccer players receive postseason honors 

Five Middlesex College soccer players received postseason honors following the 2021 fall season. Destiny Pagan of Woodbridge was named First Team All-Garden State Athletic Conference and First Team All Region 19. Aanaliyah Hernandez of Middlesex Borough was...
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East Brunswick defeats Metuchen, 4-0, to win fifth consecutive GMC soccer crown

Once again, the East Brunswick High School girls soccer team reigned supreme in the Greater Middlesex Conference (GMC) Tournament championship match. The 2021 final was played on Oct. 27 at Woodbridge High School. East Brunswick...
PHOTO COURTESY OF JODI ANANIA.

East Brunswick senior reaches volleyball milestone with 500 career kills

EAST BRUNSWICK - On Oct. 21, Paige Anania became the second athlete to record 500 career kills in the history of East Brunswick volleyball. A kill is a successful, legal, point-scoring play. As of press time,...

Wickedly Innocent upsets Counterparty Risk in NJSS-SDF harness racing action

Jack Pelling won the biggest race of his driving career so far on Oct. 23 when he guided Wickedly Innocent to a 6/1 upset win in the New Jersey Sire Stakes - Standardbred Development...
PHOTO COURTESY OF MIDDLESEX COLLEGE

Female named coach of newly-created men’s volleyball program at Middlesex College 

    Middlesex College has appointed Myia Williams as coach of the new men’s volleyball program, which is set to begin in Spring 2022. The college was among 15 two-year institutions chosen for a $10,000 grant by the NJCAA...

JM’s Finaltreasure dominant in NJSS-SDF final at Freehold Raceway

JM’s Finaltreasure was expected to dominate the New Jersey Sire Stakes - Standardbred Development Fund harness racing final for 2-year-old colt and gelding pacers at Freehold Raceway on Oct. 16. He did just that,...

Saverio Hanover sets Freehold record; Gertrude completes NJSS-SDF sweep

Heading into the final for the New Jersey Sire Stakes - Standardbred Development Fund series for 2-year-old colt and gelding trotters at Freehold Raceway on Oct. 8, the only question appeared to be if...
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South Brunswick extends winning streak in homecoming triumph over John P. Stevens H.S.

It was nothing but roses during homecoming night for the South Brunswick High School football team on Oct. 7 in Monmouth Junction. Behind a dominating defensive performance that saw two interceptions be returned for a...

Gotthegreenlight cruises in Renaissance win at Freehold Raceway

Going into the Oct. 2 Renaissance Pace for 2-year-old fillies at Freehold Raceway, there was virtually no doubt that Gotthegreenlight would win. The only question was if she would break the Freehold Raceway track record,...

Krause wins sixth race of 2021, locks up Wall Stadium Modified crown

WALL TOWNSHIP - Andrew Krause of Holmdel raced from ninth on the grid to win his sixth Modified stock car main event of the 2021 auto racing season at Wall Stadium Speedway on the...

Monmouth Park meet closes with increases in overall and on-track handle

OCEANPORT - Monmouth Park showed an increase in overall handle and nearly doubled its on-track handle for this year’s 55-day meet compared to a year ago as the track concluded its 76th season on...

Monroe athletes qualify for 2021-22 AAU National Taekwondo Olympic Sparring Team

By Samantha Gorman Correspondent Two Monroe Township athletes recently qualified for the 2021-22 AAU National Taekwondo Olympic Sparring Team. Sofia Shumsky, 15, and Cameron Massay, 14, earned a spot on the national team by winning at AAU...

Dakota Gold pointing to Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf after romping in Nownownow Stakes

OCEANPORT – Trainer Danny Gargan probably won’t need to do any more convincing with owner Dean Reeves about sending Dakota Gold to the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf. The horse stated his case emphatically on Sept....

Tamahere rolls to victory in $100,000 Violet Stakes

OCEANPORT – Tamahere found non-graded stakes company to be exactly what she needed to return to the winner’s circle. The Chad Brown-trainee, who had raced against Grade 1 or Grade 2 in five of her...

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