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As PDS Alum Leith Takes Helm of Stuart Athletics, Former Basketball Standout Feeling Right at Home

For Justin Leith, transferring to Princeton Day School from Nottingham High in 1996 during his sophomore year proved to be a transformational event. “The whole PDS experience was the biggest…

Ettin Thrives in Role as Player-Coach, Guiding Tortuga’s to Dramatic Victory

Skye Ettin couldn’t buy a basket as Tortuga’s Mexican Village played Northeast Realty last week in the Princeton Recreation Department Summer Men’s Basketball League. Although the former Princeton High standout…

Hun’s Bucsek, PHS Star Helstrom Perform Well Even as West Falls in Sunshine Classic Football

J.T. Bucsek and Liam Helstrom are going in different directions this fall when it comes to football. Former Hun School standout Bucsek is heading to Muhlenberg College where he will…

Looking to Take Care of Unfinished Business Chawla Starring Again for Post 218 Baseball

Looking to address some unfinished business, Rohit Chawla decided to return this summer for another season with the Princeton Post 218 American Legion baseball team. “Because we were one game…

With Hatchell Heating Up From the Perimeter, Winberie’s Posts 3OT Win to Remain Undefeated

Getting caught in the deluge that hit the area last Wednesday evening, Chris Hatchell was running late to hit the court for Winberie’s as it faced Northeast Realty in the…

Becoming Physically, Mentally Tougher on Court, PDS Alum Asch Thriving for Wake Forest Tennis

Samantha Asch couldn’t wait to start her college tennis career at Wake Forest but soon learned that she had some growing up to do. Finishing up at Princeton Day School…

Sparked by Nishiu’s Pitching, Clutch Hitting, Princeton Takes District 12 Intermediate Crown

Akira Nishiu was fired up as he took the mound for the Princeton Little League (PLL) squad against Bordentown in the final round of the District 12 Intermediate 50/70 tournament…

PYS Taking Lumps in Summer Men’s Basketball, But Developing Toughness That Will Pay Dividends

The Princeton Youth Sports (PYS) team took its lumps last Monday as it fell 68-49 to Northeast Realty in the Recreation Department Summer Men’s Basketball League but that’s OK with…

Living Up to His Famous Golfing Surname, Princeton’s Hogan Shows Love for the Game

The legendary golfer Ben Hogan was so devoted to the game that he sometimes practiced until his hands bled. Overcoming a car accident in 1949 that nearly killed him mid-career,…

Growing Into a Brilliant Two-Way Performer, PHS’s Helstrom Ending Career in Sunshine Game

As a wiry 130-pounder toiling for the Princeton High freshman football team in the fall of 2010, Liam Helstrom didn’t appear to be on the path to becoming one of…