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Hillsborough football team excited to open season at home on Sept. 6

Head coach Kevin Carty still loves his Hillsborough High School football team, just like he did a month ago, before padded practices even began. But...
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Hillsborough girls’ soccer team looking to improve with healthier lineup

Captain/center back Olivia Rutigliano and forward Shelsea Rigby played a combined two games for the Hillsborough High School girls' soccer team last fall. But both...
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Hillsborough girls’ volleyball team returning talent from successful 2018 squad

Hillsborough High School looks on the verge of a  successful girls' volleyball season. The Raiders are returning the core of a 2018 team that went...

Play Golf with Hall of Famer Jan Stephenson at Forsgate

LPGA legend Jan Stephenson, who earlier this month was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, will be at Forsgate Country Club on...
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Hillsborough boys soccer team breaking in new but experienced lineup for 2019

Hillsborough High School lost 18 seniors and all 11 starters from its successful 2018 boys soccer team, but 2019 is not going to be...
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Hillsborough football team primed for big season

Hillsborough High School welcomes back a solid core of players who contributed to a solid 2018 season. Now those players are more experienced. Those factors usually...

Hillsborough American Legion baseball team finishes season on high note

Hillsborough Senior American Legion baseball coach Matt Mosko always viewed the 2019 season as a developmental campaign. He said as much at the very beginning...

Excessive heat hurts attendance at Monmouth Park’s Haskell Invitational

The $1 Million Haskell Invitational annually draws a large crowd to Monmouth Park. Last year's event drew 37,196 spectators to the horse racing track in...

Hillsborough travel baseball team wins Ripken Experience tournament down in Maryland

Brandon Bender swung and barreled the baseball into the right-centerfield gap at The Ripken Experience facility in Aberdeen, Md. As the ball rolled toward the...

District Tournament on horizon for Senior American Legion baseball teams

The Senior American Legion baseball regular season is only about a month long. So once it gets going in late June, it becomes a...
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Offseason check-in: Hillsborough boys’ ice hockey and Hillsborough softball

Hillsborough High School's boys' ice hockey and girls' softball teams both enjoyed great seasons this past school year. Despite losing their best players after those...

Senior American Legion baseball season picking up across central Jersey

As usual, the New Jersey Senior American Legion baseball season started in early June. And as usual, the schedule started slowly because it coincided with...

Hillsborough teams post memorable, respectable spring seasons

Hillsborough High School enjoyed a memorable spring on the diamond this year, and a respectable season on the lacrosse pitch, the indoor volleyball court...

Hillsborough Senior Legion baseball team looking to develop players

Every summer, Matt Mosko and Eric Eden switch roles. Each spring, Eden is the head coach of the baseball program at Hillsborough High School. Mosko...

Central New Jersey girls’ soccer team qualifies for prestigious national tournament

For American boys' and girls' soccer players under the age of 13, there is no United States Youth Soccer National Championship. But there is a...

Hillsborough boys’ soccer players enjoyed banner campaign as seniors

The Hillsborough High School boys' soccer team posted a .500 record in 2017. No one expected the Raiders to do much better the following fall. Then...

Schechter enjoys record breaking season for Hillsborough girls’ track team

During the indoor track and field season, Hillsborough High School girls' coach Rich Refi had one issue with Kirstyn Schechter, his standout sophomore. She couldn't...

Hillsborough baseball team enjoys best season in years

The Hillsborough High School baseball team can boast of a season filled with accomplishments. For starters, Hillsborough finished with a 16-6 record, its best mark...
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