Category Archives: Baseball

HNT Baseball Player of the Year: East Brunswick’s Burnham

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As an emotional roller coaster spiraled out of control in a controversial seventh inning of the Greater Middlesex Conference Baseball Tournament championship, unflappable East Brunswick High School star Tyler Burnham maintained his composure. With two away and runners on second and third in a scoreless deadlock, J.P. Stevens elected to pitch to the left-handed cleanup batter, ...

GMC Underclassmen Showcase draws scouts, raises money

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So maybe Shane O’Donnell isn’t quite ready for prime time. But he’s got a valid excuse: He turned 17 months old Sunday. Baby Shane threw out the first pitch to kick off the GMC Underclassmen Showcase at East Brunswick Vo-Tech. The game featured some of the Greater Middlesex Conference’s best young players and acted as a ...

GMC all-star games were a hit as fundraisers

The Greater Middlesex Conference (GMC) all-star baseball doubleheader fulfilled its role. Both the GMC Underclassmen Showcase and the GMC Senior All-Star Game raised funds for the families of Ben Lepisto and Shane O’Donnell — more than $3,200 poured in for the cause from those at the games, not including the $3,000 South Amboy High School ...