Saturday, May 25, 2013
The Millers pulled ahead 4-0 in the first quarter but overtime was necessary to separate the two teams.
The Millers came out fast on Friday afternoon in their rainy semifinal game against Ridgwood. Despite their fast start they were not able to knock off the No. 1 seeded Ridgewood squad. The Millers fell 7-6 in an overtime thriller. Millburn coach Bill McCutchen went and personally hugged each of his seniors after the game and had a word for them. "This team was a huge underdog coming into this one and I couldn't be prouder of their performance. They left everything the had out there," said McCutchen. "We have 12 seniors and I couldn't say more about this group helping build our program. We've take big steps for our program over the last few years and that is something that this group should always be proud of." 7
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Group IV state champion Millburn High School enters the Tournament of Champions as top seed.
Millburn High School's boys varsity tennis team won its fifth straight group title Wednesday in the NJSIAA Groups competition, held at Mercer County Park in West Windsor — crowning the team Group IV champions. The Millburn team will defend its Tournament of Champions title next week as it competes with five other group champions as first seed. In the groups competition, the Millers drew a tough semifinal competitor in Livingston High School. Though Millburn had defeated Livingston in their previous meetings this season, a win was by no means assured. And indeed, the Millers' victory over the Lancers was about as thin as it gets: 3-2, with the clinching match a 7-6(7), 7-5 nailbiter on the second singles court, when Miller Dean Koman sent …
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…
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Senior Ian Riddell threw his second shutout of the season in the opening round of the NJSIAA.
Senior Ian Riddell threw his second shutout of the season to lift the Millburn High School varsity baseball team to a 6-0 victory over Newark Barringer in Monday's opening round of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 playoffs Monday in Millburn. Riddell improved to 6-0 this season and 16-1 for his career with a tidy, four-hitter that included six strikeouts and no walks. Max Jacobs came through with a two-run single to break a scoreless tie in the 4th inning for Millburn. Riddell followed with a sacrifice fly and Will Shiebler added an RBI single as Millburn (22-4) extended its lead to 4-0 after four innings. Millburn, the No. 4 seed in the section, will next host No. 5 seed North Hunterdon in the quarterfinals. The date and time …
With a 4-1 defeat of Ridge, the Millers advance to the Group 4 semifinals.
Millburn High's boys varsity tennis team has continued its post-season run with a series of hard-fought wins. Last Thursday, the Millers beat a determined Westfield High team in the NJSIAA North 2 section semifinal. On Monday they defeated a tough Ridge High School in the section finals to win a berth in the Group 4 semifinal competition at Mercer County Park on Wednesday. The section final against Ridge -- which brought with it an 18-2 record --was played indoors at Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park. In that match, Millburn's first doubles team of Andrew Nolff and Evan Imegwu scored the first team point, quickly dispatching Ridge's Ryan Weinerman and Kevin Yan, 6-1, 6-2. Miller second singles Dean Koman notched the second team point …
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 7-5 victory over Fair Lawn extended Millburn's overall record to 20-4 this season.
The Millburn varsity baseball team celebrated "Senior Day,'' honoring its players from the Class of 2013, with a 7-5 victory over Fair Lawn at Millburn High School Tuesday. Junior Conor Murray clinched the victory when he hit a two-run single and eventually came around to score from second base on a sacrifice bunt to extend the team's lead to 7-2. All five of Millburn's healthy seniors not only played but also contributed to the victory. Senior Ian Riddell was the starting pitcher and tossed the first five innings to improve his record to 5-0 on the season. He was relieved by seniors Jordan Wenik, who pitched the sixth inning, and Jame Mynott, who worked the final frame. Senior catcher Max Silberman, making his first varsity start, played…
The Millburn High School team's loss brings its record to 6-11.
The Millburn High School Girls' lacrosse team lost to a 8-11 Newark Academy team Tuesday afternoon. The Millburn team's record falls to 6-11 for the season, according a box score on NJ.com.
The softball team's 8-5 victory on Tuesday, brings the team to 5-17 for the season.
The Millburn High School softball team beat Belleville, 8-5, Tuesday, sparked by a Gwyn Haertel three-run home run in the 6th inning. Belleville had a 4-run lead in the second inning but eventually lost it, giving Jenna Dembner her fifth victory for Millburn, according to NJ.com. The win brings the team's record up to 5-17 for the season.