HILLSBOROUGH: Hockey team qualifies to play in Canada 

Hillsborough youngsters play on a Princeton teen ice hockey team that completed a 25-2-2 season and qualified for post-season play. Shown with an early-season tourney victory banner are

The Princeton Youth Hockey Association U-16A team is bound for Canada to play in a tournament in mid-January. The team of 18 skaters and two goalies is a mix of players from various towns. Two players are from Hillsborough and one is from Neshanic Station. At the start of the season the Tigers weren’t expected… Continue reading HILLSBOROUGH: Hockey team qualifies to play in Canada 

HILLSBOROUGH: Raider hoopsters need to shake the inexperience 

By Justin Feil, Packet Media Group Without a starter back, the Hillsborough High School boys basketball team expected some growing pains. The Raiders dropped their first two games — both on the road — before making their home debut at their Hillsborough Holiday Classic scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday. “I think the encouragement was the… Continue reading HILLSBOROUGH: Raider hoopsters need to shake the inexperience 

HILLSBOROUGH: Nobile to play college hockey 

Add Melissa Nobile’s name to the list of Hillsborough High School seniors who will continue to play sports in college. She has committed to play field hockey at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C. and has officially been accepted. 

HILLSBOROUGH: Derek Stiles steadies defense for Washington College soccer team 

Derek Stiles

Junior back Derek Stiles of Hillsborough concluded his third season with the men’s soccer team at Washington College in Chestertown, Md. He started 12 matches for the Shoremen in 2015. Stiles helped the Shoremen post four shutouts this season. In 36 career matches, he has earned 27 starting assignments. He was named to the Centennial… Continue reading HILLSBOROUGH: Derek Stiles steadies defense for Washington College soccer team 

HILLSBOROUGH: Jr. Raider teams reward athletes who earn top grades 

From left in back row are Salvatore Volpe

 On Dec. 12, the Hillsborough Jr. Raiders honored athletes who obtained all A’s during the first marking period with the Academic Achievement award for excellence in the classroom. Students reached the honor while participating in one of five Jr. Raider sports programs.  The youngsters are Kaitlyn Alexander, Mia Boccippio, Luke Cahill, Ryan Diaz, Saskia… Continue reading HILLSBOROUGH: Jr. Raider teams reward athletes who earn top grades 

HILLSBOROUGH: Girls basketball team flashes opening-game hustle 

By Justin Feil, Packet Media Group  The Hillsborough High School girls’ basketball team did not get the win it wanted in its season opener, but it saw encouraging signs that it can be a good team this year. The Raiders hung close with Roxbury on Saturday, and had the game tied going into the… Continue reading HILLSBOROUGH: Girls basketball team flashes opening-game hustle 

HILLSBOROUGH: Pitcher Sapirman commits to go to FDU  

Jared Sapirman

Hillsborough’s Jared Sapirman, a lifelong resident of Hillsborough, has committed to playing college baseball at the the Division I level for the Fairleigh Dickinson University Knights. Jared is a left-handed pitcher who has been playing his last two years of high school baseball for the Perkiomen School in Pennsburg, Pa., as well as the Zoned… Continue reading HILLSBOROUGH: Pitcher Sapirman commits to go to FDU  

HILLSBOROUGH: Allen will co-captain Air Force lacrosse team 

Christopher Allen

Senior Christopher Allen is one of the lacrosse team captains for the 2016 season at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Col. Allen, a midfielder from Hillsborough who graduated from the Peddie School in 2012, played in all 15 games last season and was fourth on the team with 17 goals and 21 points.… Continue reading HILLSBOROUGH: Allen will co-captain Air Force lacrosse team 

HILLSBOROUGH: Swimmers determined to make deep run in states

Bu Justin Feil, Packet Media Group Alexandra Temple’s freshman year on Hillsborough High School girls swimming team ended with a gold medal in the 200-yard medley relay at the Meet of Champions. It was a year that began with high expectations and plenty of pressure for Temple, who was following in the giant footsteps of… Continue reading HILLSBOROUGH: Swimmers determined to make deep run in states

HILLSBOROUGH: Dukes Jr. Pee Wee cheer team wins national title 

Junior Pee Wee cheerleaders won a Pop Warner national title Dec. 7 in their age and team size category. The three girls in front

The Hillsborough Dukes Jr. Pee Wee cheerleaders won in their category at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Pop Warner Cheer and Dance National Championships on Monday, Dec. 7, in Kissimmee, Florida. The Dukes competed amongst the best of the best of the nation and came home with the gold in the Junior Pee Wee Small… Continue reading HILLSBOROUGH: Dukes Jr. Pee Wee cheer team wins national title 