Senior batterymates Angie Sisco and Elizabeth Sullivan are from Montville Township.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
New York Yankees and Manchester City have teamed up to bring a new professional soccer team to NYC by 2015.
The New York Red Bulls, who call Harrison their home, will not be the only face of professional footy in the metropolitan area for much longer. New York City is planning to kick the ball around in the MLS come the spring of 2015. Major League Soccer Commissioner Dan Garber announced the birth of the newest franchise in the MLS: the New York City Football Club. The new club will be owned by 2012 Barclay’s Premier League champions Manchester City and the 27 time World Series champion New York Yankees. “This opportunity is huge for us and huge for the city. We will work to deliver good, beautiful football to the fans in New York,” said Manchester City CEO Ferran Soriano. “We are very happy and honored to have the Yankees as partners.” Yankees…
'We're a go,' district business administrator says.
The new synthetic turf field at Montville Township High School is complete and ready for action. Business Administrator Jim Tevis said during the Board of Education meeting Tuesday night that school officials walked the field with the contractor during the day and "opened it up for general use of students this afternoon." "We're a go," he said. After a parent expressed frustration that the district has not completed a new baseball field, Superintendent Dr. Paul Fried said the synthetic turf field installation went so flawlessly that completing a project on as neat of a timeline is hard to duplicate. Fried said the project was "completed today way ahead of expectations." Tevis had said at the last school board meeting he expected it to be …
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
A double major in math and computer science, Kyle Houston of Montville had a breakout season at Muhlenberg after playing sparingly his first three seasons.
Friday, May 17, 2013
The Irvington native signed a 3-year, $6 million contract with the Jets in March.
Jets running back Mike Goodson was sent to a Morris County jail following his arrest on drug and weapons charges in Denville Friday. Goodson, 25, was the passenger in a GMC Yukon stopped in the left center lane of I-80 West when a tow truck came upon them and called 911 early Friday morning, according to multiple reports. The tow truck driver reportedly was concerned about the intoxicated condition in which he found Goodson and the driver of the Yukon. Goodson was transported to Saint Claire’s Hospital in nearby Boonton and eventually charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a handgun, and possession of a hollow-point bullet, according to ESPN. The driver of the…
Former NBA player Chris Herren shares drug battle, recovery with community.
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains. It was just a little drinking and smoking on the weekends in high school. It was just a little cocaine offered by a friend in college. It was just one little yellow pill during the offseason. Then it was a career down the tubes. Then it was two drug overdoses, one of which was heart-stopping. Then it was a family that turned away because of too much pain. For more than an hour, Chris Herren, a once-heralded high school basketball star, college hoops standout and second round National Basketball Association draft …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Colonials fell to the Mustangs 23-16.
After coming off of a high from defeating Randoph on Monday, Morristown girls lacrosse had a bit of a let down with a loss Tuesday on the road against Montville, ending their perfect season. The Mustangs defeated the Colonials 23-16. “Because of our win today, we got a piece of the conference title,” said Montville coach Jen Mulvaney. “They were the only undefeated team in the conference. We had one loss and Roxbury had one loss so us beating them today gave us a three-way tie for the conference title.” In this three-way tie, Morristown lost to Montville, Montville lost to Roxbury, and Roxbury lost to Morristown. The last time Montville Township High School girls lacrosse won a conference title was 2009. As for Morristown, the team is …
Montville's early lead over Whippany Park did not last.
The Montville High School girls softball team faced the Whippany Park Wildcats Tuesday evening at Peterson Field in Rockaway for the Morris County Tournament Championship. The Mustangs were unable to stop Whippany Park and their onslaught. Montville jumped out to an early two run lead in the first inning. Although the Mustangs struck out the side in the first, Whippany Park exploded in the 2nd inning with nine runs putting Montville back on their heels. Whippany Park added two more runs in the 4th on a two run home run from Jenn Sanislo, the Wildcats pitcher and tournament MVP. Montville was unable to mount any offense until the 5th inning when an error, a walk and a fielder's choice put two base runners on the bags. But two balls hit …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Montville's 12U Travel Baseball team wore pink to honor moms and support cancer awareness.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Estimated 400,000 people expected in region; team practices to be held in Florham Park and Media Day in Newark
The 2014 Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium is expected to have a $550 million economic impact on New Jersey and New York, with an estimated 400,000 people in the region, according to a report on dailyrecord.com. Businesses should start preparing for the flood of visitors now, according to speakers at The Big Game Huddle, an informational and networking event held Wednesday at Raritan Valley Country Club. “Start the celebration now,” said Wayne Hasenbalg, president and chief executive officer of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority. “You don’t have to wait until the week before the game," he told the dailyrecord.com. That impact will be felt in North and Central Jersey, as one of the competing teams will practice at the Atlantic …