Vikings snap early losing streak with pair of wins

VARSITY REPORT By WARREN RAPPLEYEA Correspondent Middlesex County College’s Brittany Clayton, left, dribbles around the Community College of Philadelphia’s Saviare Gilliam during a recent game in Edison. The Middlesex women’s basketball team is having a great season. The women are 12-1 overall and in first place in the Garden State Athletic Conference and Region 19.… Continue reading Vikings snap early losing streak with pair of wins

Raiders, Vikings winners in girls basketball openers

VARSITY REPORT By WARREN RAPPLEYEA Correspondent Middlesex Community College’s Ziykara Hicks, driving for two in a recent game at the Community College of Philadelphia, was named the Garden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) Player of the Week when she averaged 25 points, three steals and 3.5 assists a game in leading Middlesex to a pair of… Continue reading Raiders, Vikings winners in girls basketball openers

SPORT SHORTS

North Brunswick’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services is accepting applications for the 2016 boys and girls lacrosse season. Registration forms can be downloaded at http://www.northbrunswicknj.gov/DPRCS/ index.html.

Going up for the layup

STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER ERIC SUCAR Brookdale Community College’s Dillon Salva, left, a Bishop George Ahr High School graduate via North Brunswick, is airborne as he goes up for a layup during the Jersey Blues’ Dec. 10 game against Ocean County College at Brookdale’s Collins Arena. The Jersey Blues edged the Vikings, 71-69.

Young Raiders’ girls look to improve on hardwood

NORTH BRUNSWICK By WARREN RAPPLEYEA Correspondent North Brunswick Township High School’s girls’ basketball team will again put a youthful lineup on the floor as it looks to improve on last winter’s 6-19 mark. Coach Shaun Morrell is optimistic that his Raiders are heading in the right direction and will look to a trio of seniors… Continue reading Young Raiders’ girls look to improve on hardwood

Vikings rout Knights for sectional football title

SOUTH BRUNSWICK By WARREN RAPPLEYEA Correspondent South Brunswick High School’s Wendell Allen sprints upfield during the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group V championship game played Dec. 5 at Rutgers University’s High Point Solutions Stadium against Old Bridge High School. The Vikings rolled to their second state sectional title in four years, 42-0. STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER ERIC SUCAR… Continue reading Vikings rout Knights for sectional football title

Vikings look to cap win streak with a state football title

SOUTH BRUNSWICK By WARREN RAPPLEYEA Correspondent Wendell Allen and the South Brunswick High School football team warmed up for their state sectional championship game by beating North Brunswick Township High School, 41-14, Thanksgiving Day in Monmouth Junction. The Vikings will take a 10-game winning streak into the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group V title game against… Continue reading Vikings look to cap win streak with a state football title

Vikings shift focus to Raiders for Thanksgiving showdown

STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER ERIC SUCAR South Brunswick High School, with Mohamed Jabbie, right, running upfield against Hunterdon Central Regional High School, won its opening-round state playoff game. On Thanksgiving Day, the Vikings turn their attention to their neighbor, North Brunswick Township High School, when the rivals meet in South Brunswick for their annual clash.

Raiders learned as season went on under coach Zsak

By WARREN RAPPLEYEA Correspondent It’s been a season of learning for the North Brunswick Township High School football team under first-year coach Don Zsak. Despite a 2-7 record, the Raiders are making progress and look to upset powerful South Brunswick High School in the annual Thanksgiving game between the two teams. Zsak came to North… Continue reading Raiders learned as season went on under coach Zsak

Vikings meet up with Braves for chance at sectional finals

SOUTH BRUNSWICK By WARREN RAPPLEYEA Correspondent South Brunswick High School’s Wendell Allen sprints away from the field during the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group V playoff game played in Monmouth Junction Nov. 13. The Vikings moved on to the semifinals with their 46-7 victory over Hunterdon Central Regional High School. STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER ERIC SUCAR South Brunswick… Continue reading Vikings meet up with Braves for chance at sectional finals