Sydney Smith wears a perpetual smile that lights up her surroundings in a joyful way. And she has a lot to smile about.
Despite having their seasons shut down by COVID-19 last year, the girls’ tennis teams at high schools North and South have hardly missed a beat this season.
Gwyn Moore has been playing goalie since her rec soccer days and there was one reason, more than any other, that drew her to the position. “I thought it was really cool that I got to pick the ball up with my hands,” she said.
When Mikayla Hall gets sprung for a breakaway, it is a sight to behold with her blazing speed. The only issue is, sometimes she’s so fast, she outruns the ball
On Oct. 3, the Eighth Annual “Hamilton Cup” Golf Tournament will be staged at Mountain View Golf Course in the morning and Mercer Oaks West in the afternoon
It’s not surprising to see one twin assist the other in a game. “We always know each other well on the field, and it’s just great,” Alex says.
Through this year’s 2-1 start, Poinsett had 21 tackles, five for loss, and one sack. He is also the starting fullback and pretty much never comes off the field
It’s not often a soccer player has to live up to her footwear’s reputation. But when Sophie Berman wanted a pair of flaming pink cleats, she took on just such a challenge.
Pickleball is on the rise, like a rocket. The game that combines many elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong is truly a phenomenon, and is being played all over the area.
Chidi Iloka graduated from Nottingham High in 2015 but is still an active soccer player locally. Thus, he and his teammates need a place to practice and play pick-up games.
As Jason Zablow rolled out the balls for the first day of Bordentown High boys’ soccer practice, the coach knew very little about who would play where and what kind of alignment the Scotties might play.
Ewing football coach Matt Dalessio is the first to admit he lost a few good players to other schools this year but he won’t dwell on it. Mainly because he is sincerely excited about a returning nucleus that has been together since they were kids.
Not since 1989, when Trenton’s Greg Grant made the Phoenix Suns roster as a 5-foot-6 Division III basketball player, has a local athlete electrified Mercer County at the professional level like Ross Colton.
Recent Lawrence High graduate Hunter Rivera was always small as a child, and he seemed even smaller by playing travel ball with kids older than him. That, however, just gave him a bigger will to succeed.
Sunnybrae blew threw the districts with four straight wins to move on to the Section 3 Tournament, where they ultimately lost to Toms River East
As a kid, Hollie Ritter’s life consisted of going out to Ewing’s recreational facilities to play soccer, softball, basketball and any other sport available to her.
Ross died on June 12 and, despite growing up in Easton, Pennsylvania and attending Lafayette College, was synonymous with Hamilton Township athletics.
On a sparkling mid-May afternoon, Ewing High baseball coach Dave Angebranndt was preparing for practice and needed two players to put the batting practice mat at home plate.
From ages 7 to 12, Katie Ciuffreda played baseball in the Lawrence Little League, and thanks to her great speed was the All-Star center fielder for three years.
When Cody Young’s name pops up around Steinert, thoughts usually turn to football, and yet, beneath those shoulder pads and helmet lives a pretty good baseball player
As one of just three seniors on the team along with Ashley Schoener and Cassidy Palylok, Kelly’s natural leadership qualities continue to show themselves
In looking beyond the talent, beyond the dedication and beyond the coaching, Varsha Gollarhalli felt there was a truly intangible ingredient in the High School South girls’ volleyball team’s success this year—fun.
Coaches have been saying great things since Hallam was a little kid playing in the HGSA and when she went on to become Mercer County’s all-time hit leader with the Northstars
Megan Gasnick, Samantha Gorman, Amanda Demko, and Alli Uhl had traveled to Monmouth University in hopes of racing a fast relay time to solidify their spot in the national rankings
“Some people are born setters,” Hopewell Valley Central High girls’ volleyball coach Dan Williams says. “She is definitely a born setter.”