Oct 032014
 
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East Brunswick won their season home opener against Edison with great support from the ‘Bear Den’. Early in the game, Kevin Hemmings threw a 36 yard touchdown pass to Sean O’Sullivan to put East Brunswick up by 7 after the extra point. Edison drove down the field and scored on a 3 yard run by Haaziq Daniels to tie the game, but their happiness was short lived when Brandon Tomori raced 90+ yards on the ensuing kickoff for a touchdown. The Bears went into half time with a 14-7 lead. In the third quarter, Edison scored again on a 16 yard run by Andre Yates, but East Brunswick blocked the extra point which turned out to be the margin of victory.

Brandon Tomori scores for East Brunswick

Brandon Tomori dashes 90 yards for the game winning touchdown.

East Brunswick Cheerleaders put on a great show at the half and throughout the game.

East Brunswick Cheerleaders

East Brunswick Cheerleaders at East Brunswick victory over Edison

East Brunswick’s award winning marching band put on a very impressive half time show.

East Brunswick marching band at Edison game

East Brunswick marching band at Edison game.

East Brunswick’s “Bear Den” is always a big advantage for us, especially at home games!

East Brunswick Bear Den

East Brunswick Bear Den – enthusiastic fans

Sep 272014
 
East Brunswick Football

East Brunswick brunswick played tough against North Brunswick but couldn’t keep up with the North Brunswick Raiders. North Brunswick scored first on a one yard run by Max Emmanuel. The extra point put the Raiders up by 7. East Brunswick responded and moved smartly down the field with several nice passes from Kevin Hemmings to Sean O’Sullivan, Aidan Werder and Sam Walker. Finally what seemed like a third down touchdown by Sam Walker was ruled down at the 1. So Kevin Hemmings ran in a quarterback sneak for the score. Unfortunately for the Bears, a missed extra point was followed up by a 92 yard kick return for a touchdown by Rex Thomas for North Brunswick. The Raiders poured it on then with two more touchdown passes to Joe Castellanos from Kevin Poindexter. At the end of the half the Bears were threatening, but couldn’t quite score. In the third quarter, Sean O’Sullivan scored a touchdown on a 26 yard pass from Kevin Hemmings, but it was too little too late.

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Sep 162014
 

Tyrell Bush returned two punts for touchdowns as Piscataway, No. 18 in the NJ.com Top 20, defeated East Brunswick, 48-0, in Piscataway.

Zaire Ashley rushed for a touchdown and Danny Haus connected for two passing TDs. Piscataway’s stingy defense held East Brunswick to two yards in the first half.

via East Brunswick (0) at Piscataway (48) – Football – NJ.com.

Aug 232014
 

Marcus Borden - Footall Analyst

With the addition of high school gridiron mentor Marcus Borden to the lineup as an analyst, MyCentralJersey.com and its print partners are launching a Greater Middlesex Conference football media blitz.

A member of the New Jersey Football Coaches Association and New Jersey Scholastic Coaches Association halls of fame, Borden was unable to return to the sidelines as a coach this season after undergoing knee replacement surgery.

Renowned for impeccable preparation, Borden has spent the past two weeks reviewing game film, reacquainting himself with the league’s top returning letterwinners for his new career as an analyst.

Owner of a 142-131-1 record as the head coach at East Brunswick for 30 years, Borden will share his expertise as a regular contributor to MyCentralJersey.com’s football blog, social media platforms and as a guest commentator on the website’s weekly GMC football video show.

via Marcus Borden joins MyCentralJersey.com team as analyst.

There is also coverage of East Brunswick Football practices on MyCentralJersey.com. Can’t wait for the season to start!

Aug 112014
 

East Brunswick High School football team joins in fight against hunger | NJ.com

Last month members of the East Brunswick High School football team ran a successful offense against an opponent bigger than any they might encounter on the field: Hunger.

The summer months are typically a slow time for the Middlesex County Food Outreach Organization Distribution Services and for the second year in a row the football players stepped in to help fill the food void. The players collected 6,000 pounds of food, nearly twice what they collected the year before, by first distributing bags to hold donations to households throughout town and then returning on a designated day to collect them.

"East Brunswick is just a very caring community," said senior Sean O’Sullivan, who helped spearhead the team’s summer food drive. "I think the team was much more on the ball, so everything went more smoothly."

via East Brunswick High School football team joins in fight against hunger | NJ.com.

Jul 292014
 

2014 SNAPPLE BOWL

MIDDLESEX COUNTY ROSTER

QUARTERBACKS

Nick LaVecchia, Old Bridge

Kyle Moroney, South Plainfield

RUNNING BACKS

Kyle Boyer-Tucker, Edison

Dahrae Ford, South Brunswick

Roemello Monroe, South Plainfield

Matt Olivo, St. Joseph

RECEIVERS/TIGHT ENDS

David Betancur, Monroe

Jack Dalrymple, Spotswood

Peter Domenick, Middlesex

Dan Grillo, Old Bridge

Kyle Kelliher, East Brunswick

Dennis Sutton, Perth Amboy

Michael Viggiano, Bishop Ahr

Matt Williams, Iselin Kennedy

OFFENSIVE LINEMEN

Cameron Capers, Woodbridge

Russell Clayton, Monroe

Raekwon Fletcher, Dunellen

Dan Grecco, Sayreville

Brian McDonaugh, Sayreville

Gerard Reichardt, Spotswood

Justin Rodriguez, Carteret

Jake Stolzenberg, St. Joseph

DEFENSIVE LINEMEN

William Allardice, Colonia

Rui Almeida, South River

Rashaan Baker, South Brunswick

Cory Guzman, Carteret

Tyler Hill, South River

Mike Hunt, Old Bridge

Nick Marinelli, Monroe

Michael Quintin, East Brunswick

LINEBACKERS

Christian Appia, Edison

Andrew Cunningham, St. Joseph

Elijah Davis, Monroe

Charles Faulkner, Carteret

Tim Francisco, Dunellen

Ryan Verlaque, Metuchen

Brandon Wood, Iselin Kennedy

DEFENSIVE BACKS

Rafieu Alharazim, North Brunswick

Tyrell Best, Edison

Jon Gerhartz, East Brunswick

Justin Greene, Bishop Ahr

Juwan Haney, New Brunswick

Malik Pressley, Sayreville

Tarae Stevenson, J.P. Stevens

Elijah Williams, Colonia

via Snapple Bowl football: Middlesex County roster – NJ.com.

Dec 012013
 

EAST BRUNSWICK — Coming off a shocking 9-0 loss to J.P. Stevens in its last regular-season game and a 24-0 defeat at home to Hunterdon Central in the opening round of the NJSIAA Central Group V playoffs, the Old Bridge High School football team still had something important to play for on Thanksgiving Day.

The Knights were seeking their first Greater Middlesex Conference Red Division title in their 20-year history with a win against East Brunswick in the Battle of Route 18.

Behind 269 yards rushing from its offense and a defense that forced one turnover and recorded four sacks, Old Bridge rolled to a 35-6 win over the Bears in the 20th edition of the Thanksgiving Day rivalry.

via Old Bridge crowned GMC Red Division champs with win over East Brunswick | MyCentralJersey.com | mycentraljersey.com.

Sep 282013
 

Jon Gerhratz rushed for 133 yards and one touchdown on 21 carries for East Brunswick as it defeated North Brunswick, 14-12, in East Brunswick.

North Brunswick opened the scoring when Rafieu Alharazin scored from one yard out to give the road squad a 6-0 lead. But Kevin Hemmings connected with Javon Ganzaroli for a 15-yard touchdown to give East Brunswick a 7-6 lead.

Gerhratz scored from five yards out for East Brunswick to give it a 14-6 lead at halftime.

via North Brunswick (12) at East Brunswick (14) – Football – NJ.com.

Sep 092012
 

East Brunswick had a tough season opener against South Brunswick at home on 9/7/2012.  The weather was good and the “Bears Den” has gotten huge this year which made things fun at the game.  Recovery of an onside kick at the start of the second half was exciting and there were some very nice defensive stands in the second half.

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