Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Upload your best videos and photos from the 2011 season. Don't forget to come out and show your Hilltopper support when Summit takes on Madison — 7:00 pm on Friday, December 2, 2011 at Kean University in Union.
The Summit Booster's Association is leading the rallying cry for all Summit High School supporters to come out dressed in maroon and white to Kean's Alumni Stadium this Friday, Dec. 2 at 7p.m. to support the Hilltoppers as they aim for their second state title in three years! Directions to Kean's Alumni Stadium via keanathletics.com From Route 22 Eastbound: Drive under Parkway and take exit ramp to Route 82 East. Continue toward Elizabeth to campus. At sixth traffic light, make a right onto Green Lane. Make a left onto campus at first traffic light. Harwood Arena, Alumni Stadium, D'Angola Gymnasium, Jim Hynes '63 Baseball Stadium, Cougar Field and Alumni Stadium Tennis Courts are on your right. Westbound: Drive under Parkway, keep right …
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Making another run for a championship season.
Summit football head coach John Liberato has been at the helm for the Hilltoppers since the 2007 season. His teams have qualified for the playoffs every season since 2008 and this year looks to be no different. Liberato has Summit off to a hot start once again, leading the Hilltoppers to nine straight victories in their 2011 campaign. Before coming to Summit, the New Providence native was an assistant at his hometown high school, a head coach at Hanover Park high school and also had coaching stints at Parsippany and Howell. Liberato instills two simple core values in his team year in and year out. “Pride and discipline,” said Liberato. “We want our kids to be proud of who they are and where they come from. The discipline comes in …
Saturday, November 12, 2011
A look at some highlights.
With one of the most talented rosters in recent memory, Summit High School's football team relies on the leadership of a solid group of team captains, which includes center Andrew Perry.
Sunday, October 23, 2011
Hilltoppers remain undefeated, 7-0.
In the football game pitting cross-town rivals Summit and New Providence against each other, only one team left Tatlock field undefeated. Both Summit and New Providence entered the game at 5-0, but the ground and pound of the Hilltoppers was too much for the Pioneers in a 35-20 drubbing. From the first whistle to the end of the game, Summit ran the ball down their throats, running 58 times for a total of 403 yards. A total of six players including AJ Iarussi, Ryan Bringewatt, Kyre Negron, Austin Carbone, Philip Jefferson and Mike Badgley all ran the ball. By keeping the ball on the ground, they were able to control the clock and dominate the game. The game began with Summit missing a field goal and giving up a touchdown to New Providence…
Friday, October 14, 2011
The 63 to 21 victory over Gov. Livingston only highlights a weekend of connecting for the Summit community.
The "Friday Night Lights" football game against the rival Governor Livingston Highlanders drew Hilltoppers to the tune of 3,000 to see the game at Tatlock Park’s Investor Savings Field. Field goal after field goal left the Highlanders with a 42-point deficit by the time it was all over. The three-peat started less than a minute after the game started with a kick-off return by Nicholas Watts, the first goal of the night; followed by double touchdowns by Austin Carbone and Mike Badgley. The door was left open for AJ Iarussi, Colm Dougherty and Luke Stephens to each score a touchdown. It was a great night. The atmosphere was festive, the rain stayed away and the band played on to the "Jersey Boys" tunes at half time. As kids approached …