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UPDATE: Quail Brook And Spooky Brook Golf Courses Open For Season

UPDATE: Quail Brook And Spooky Brook Golf Courses Open For Season

Update: Quail Brook golf course on New Brunswick Road is also open now. Franklin Township duffers can break out the plaid pants now that the Spooky Brook Golf Course in Colonial Park is open for play. Spooky Brook joins the Neshanic Valley Golf Course in opening for the season. All five of the Somerset County […]

FHS Sports: Lady Warriors Fall To Paterson Eastside, 56-44 (With Photo Gallery)

FHS Sports: Lady Warriors Fall To Paterson Eastside, 56-44 (With Photo Gallery)

There was a point in the first quarter of the NJSIAA Group 4 semifinals game against Paterson Eastside when it looked as though the contest was going to be a classic Lady Warriors battle, with both teams trading baskets. The Warriors even took a slight lead, at 13-10. The first hint of trouble came during […]

FHS Sports: Lady Warriors Fight Back From 12-Point Deficit, Take Sectionals Crown 50-43 (With Photo Gallery)

FHS Sports: Lady Warriors Fight Back From 12-Point Deficit, Take Sectionals Crown 50-43 (With Photo Gallery)

It wasn’t looking too good for the Franklin High School Lady Warriors basketball team about half-way through the third quarter March 10. The Warriors had fallen 12 points behind the East Orange Lady Jaguars in the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section II Group IV finals. That was after having led by 10 in the second quarter. […]

Somerset Patriots Sign Robbie Widlansky And Cory Harrilchak

Somerset Patriots Sign Robbie Widlansky And Cory Harrilchak

Bridgewater, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have announced the signings of outfielders Robbie Widlansky and Cory Harrilchak. Widlansky has experience in the Baltimore Orioles and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim organizations, reaching the Triple-A level twice. “Robbie does a lot of things well.  He is that hard nose type of player that you need on your […]

FHS Sports: Lady Warriors Basketball Team Advances To NJSIAA Sectional Finals

FHS Sports: Lady Warriors Basketball Team Advances To NJSIAA Sectional Finals

The last time the Lady Warriors of Franklin High School played an overtime period in a post-season game, things didn’t work out. But the March 8 OT in the game against top-seeded Union High School was a different story. Knotted at 45 at the end of regulation, the Warriors blanked the Farmers 8-0 in the […]

Online Pop Warner Registration Is Available

Online registration for Franklin Township Pop Warner football and cheer programs has opened. Early Bird discounts, payment plans and sibling discounts are available. For more information, visit www.ftpw.org.                

FHS Sports: Girls Basketball Team Topples Westfield in Sectional Quarterfinals

FHS Sports: Girls Basketball Team Topples Westfield in Sectional Quarterfinals

It took them a while to get used to a defense they’d never seen before, but the Lady Warriors basketball team got their game together in the third quarter and held on for a 52-48 win over Westfield High School in the NJSIAA North Section 2, Group 4 quarterfinals. The Blue Devils pressured the Warriors […]

FTHS Sports: Lady Warriors Cruise To 72-40 Win In State Sectionals’ First Round (With Gallery)

FTHS Sports: Lady Warriors Cruise To 72-40 Win In  State Sectionals’ First Round (With Gallery)

Franklin High School girls’ basketball coach Audrey Taylor said the teams’ game plan March 4 against Ridge High School was to “press them early cause some chaos and try to get the ball so we could get some easy points.” And did they ever. The Lady Warriors put up 11 points before Ridge had its […]

Somerset Patriots Welcome Back Pitcher Mike Solbach

Somerset Patriots Welcome Back Pitcher Mike Solbach

The Somerset Patriots have announced the return of right-handed pitcher Mike Solbach. Solbach played for Somerset during the 2012 season before having his contract purchased by the Colorado Rockies organization and reporting to Double-A. Solbach had a 2.48 ERA and 26 strikeouts in 32.2 innings pitched in 21 games for Somerset in an All-Star 2012 […]

Somerset Patriots Re-Sign Pitcher Erik Arnesen

Somerset Patriots Re-Sign Pitcher Erik Arnesen

The Somerset Patriots have announced the re-signing of right-handed pitcher Erik Arnesen. Arnesen finished the 2013 season with a 13-4 record, a 3.18 ERA, and 103 strikeouts in 149.2 innings pitched in 22 games started. “Erik was our Opening Day starter last year and is a true workhorse. He’s going to take the ball and […]