Friday, April 12, 2013
South Brunswick High School baseball team improves to 5-1.
After just one inning on Tuesday, the South Brunswick High School baseball team found themselves in a 7-0 hole to Piscataway. But the Vikings would chip away scoring four runs the final inning, as senior Ken Drost crushed a walk-off home run for his second hit of the game, to give the Vikings a dramatic 8-7 victory. Austin Morse supplied most of the offense for SBHS, collecting five RBI on two hits. Nick Veglia added two hits, while Chris Huber had three runs scored. On Wednesday, the Vikings would provide no such drama in the rematch. SBHS crushed Piscataway by a score of 9-0. T.J. Perkowski collected two hits, two RBI and two runs scored, along with a stolen base. Morse had another huge game with a grand slam as part of a 9-run first …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
SBHS improves to 3-1 after back to back blowout wins.
The baseball team at J.P. Stevens High School may be seeing South Brunswick High School senior star T.J. Perkowski in their nightmares. In back-to-back contests against J.P. Stevens, the Vikings senior torched the opposition during two blowout wins. Perkowski went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a triple, three runs scored and one RBI in a 17-4 Vikings win on April 5. Sean Keenan also collected two hits, three RBIs, and two runs scored, along with pitching the Vikings to the win by allowing two earned runs in four innings, while striking out five. Dylan Olsson added three RBIs, while Nick Veglia, Jake Izzo and Chris Huber also added two hits each. The following day in a rematch at SBHS, Perkowski went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and two runs…
Thursday, April 4, 2013
South Brunswick High School's FBLA squad had seven teams and individuals coming in first or second place.
Thursday, April 4
Recently, SBHS’s Future Business Leadership Conference chapter competed in the 2013 State Leadership Conference on March 14 and 15 at the East Brunswick Hilton. During the conference, members competed in business related events, attended workshops and networked with FBLA members from schools all around the state. This year, South Brunswick competed in a total of 26 events and placed in 11 of them. With seven teams and individuals coming in first or second place, 11 students are eligible to attend the National Leadership Conference, which will be held in Anaheim California this June. Additionally, the chapter is awaiting news from the State Office on whether the three teams who placed third will be eligible to attend the conference as well…
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
South Brunswick High School downs East Brunswick 11-0.
The South Brunswick High School baseball team headed into the spring with high hopes of winning a conference and state championship. If Monday's season opener was any indication, this could be a magical season for the Vikings. SBHS came out with a dominating 11-0 win over East Brunswick behind senior Sean Keenan. The Marist-bound star recorded the shutout for the Vikings, going five innings, allowing two hits with one walk and five strikeouts. Keenan helped himself at the plate by crushing a home run in the second inning, finishing with three RBIs. Rutgers commit T.J. Perkowski helped set the table for SBHS, recording two hits, two walks, two stolen bases and three runs scored. Ken Drost (two hits), Dylan Olsson (two RBIs), and Nick Veglia…
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Viking Closet allows girls to attend the prom without the financial worry that comes with the expense of a dress, shoes, handbag, or jewelry.
Thursday, March 28
On Thursday, April 4, South Brunswick High School will host its second annual Viking Closet Prom Dress Drive, entitled “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Prom Dresses." This year’s theme is inspired by the movie “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." The objective was to encourage recent graduates and the community to share their memories of prom, by sharing their prom dresses with the students of SBHS. Because of the generous donations, many girls now have the chance to attend prom without the financial worry that comes with the expense of a dress, shoes, handbag, or jewelry. The Viking Closet Club members, student volunteers, staff, and the community will be on hand to assist students in selecting the prom dress of their dreams. …
Monday, March 11, 2013
Ali Yildiz finished third in New Jersey at the state wrestling championships in Atlantic City on Sunday, with his only loss to the eventual state champion.
South Brunswick High School senior Ali Yildiz became the third Vikings wrestler in school history to finish third in the state championships. Yildiz, the Region V Champion at 182-pounds, suffered one loss over the weekend in Atlantic City to eventual state champion Johnny Sebastian, of Bergen Catholic, who won by a score of 19-7 in the semi-finals. Yildiz would rebound from that loss with a pinfall victory over Brad Schawrze, of New Egypt, in the consolation round Sunday. Yildiz opened the tournament with a 7-3 tiebreaker win over Glenn Cross, of Matawan, and also recorded pinfall victories over Verona's Frank Greco and Jordan Fox, of St. Peter's Prep, over the weekend. The Vikings' other wrestler to make states, 152-pound Regional …
Friday, March 8, 2013
South Brunswick High School junior Alex Klein wins Alzheimer’s Foundation of America video competition exploring his grandmother's battle with the disease.
Over the last four years, Dayton teen Alex Klein has watched his beloved grandmother turn from a vibrant member of the family into a virtual stranger. Suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease, Alex's grandmother began a slow progression downwards as her mind became trapped by the hideous disease, leaving his family to pick up the pieces. "It impacted my family in a lot of ways. My grandma isn't my grandma anymore," Alex, 16, said. "She's changed into someone no one can understand. It affects my entire family. We have so much love to give her and it's hard knowing she can't reciprocate. It's really tough for us to deal with in a lot of aspects." After Alex's mother discovered a video contest online from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, the …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Fund great deals while helping outgoing South Brunswick High School seniors enjoy a safe graduation night.
Thursday, March 7
South Brunswick High School Project Graduation is sponsoring a Used Book Sale on Saturday, March 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at SBHS in the Red Cafeteria. There is a great selection of many popular titles in both paperback and hard cover books, along with DVDs, video games and CDs. Buy some great books while supporting Project Graduation, which provides an all-night, tobacco, alcohol and substance free celebration for all graduates! Please contact Project Graduation at email@example.com to donate books, DVDs, CDs or video games. Supported by the South Brunswick Municipal Alliance Against Substance Abuse
Monday, March 4, 2013
South Brunswick High School wrestling crowns two Region V champions.
Two South Brunswick High School wrestlers will be moving on to the state championships in Atlantic City. Ali Yildiz walked into the Region V tournament with an undefeated record and a top five state ranking at 182 pounds. Yildiz was pushed to the limit, but outlasted Isaiah Soto of Bound Brook with a 4-3 overtime victory in the finals. Senior 152-pounder Jordan Pagano came up just short of a title at districts last weekend with a third-place finish, but would not be denied on Saturday. Pagano defeated of Josh Ugalde of Bound Brook 3-1 in overtime to capture a Region V Championship. Senior Constantine Rissiotis, who won a title at districts, barely missed a trip to Atlantic City for states after finishing in fourth place in Region V, …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Top five ranked Ali Yildiz and Jordan Pagano lead the South Brunswick High School team into districts as the road to Atlantic City for the state championships begins.
This season has been one of transition for the South Brunswick High School wrestling team. New head coach Bobby Januska took over the reigns of the program from the legendary Joe Dougherty this year, after the long time coach stepped down in 2012 after amassing a school record 305 wins. Januska, who spent six seasons as an assistant at SBHS after coming over from North Brunswick, has the Vikings sitting at 16-13 as the District 20 Tournament begins this weekend. "The transition has been really smooth and that's a credit to the kids," Januska said. "Coach Dougherty's philosophy is the same as mine and he left the program in good standing, so I just hope to be able to continue the tradition." Januska also credited the influence of Dougherty …