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Allentown girls’ tennis team looking like real contender in 2019

Even after taking over the Allentown High School girls' tennis program in the offseason, Kayanna Chandler was not sure if the school's best player...

Central Jersey Top 10: Mater Dei continues to strengthen case as No. 1 team

Four weeks into the high school football season, the Central Jersey Top 10 has a clear No. 1 team. Mater Dei Prep. The Seraphs are 4-0...
Scott Jacobs

Allentown field hockey program still succeeding even with major changes

Despite a lineup of new starters and an unusual coaching situation, the beat goes on for the Allentown High School field hockey team. The Redbirds...

Central Jersey Top 10: Mater Dei holds on at No. 1, Red Bank continues...

At every level, football is crazy. That's the only rule that really applies. It's any given Sunday at the pro level, any given Saturday at...
Scott Jacobs

Central Jersey Top 10: Week Two edition

In the first installment of the Central Jersey Top 10 last week, North Brunswick Township High School and Rumson-Fair Haven High School opened as...
Scott Jacobs

Allentown boys’ soccer team playing more connected style in 2019

Andrew Plunkett dumped the puzzle pieces out, connected them to each other and saw the clear picture. The Allentown High School boys' soccer players were...
SCOTT FRIEDMAN

Central Jersey Top 10: A debut of weekly football rankings for 2019 season

Welcome to the first installment of the Central Jersey Top 10, a weekly ranking of the best high school football teams in the centraljersey.com...
Scott Jacobs

Allentown girls’ soccer team off to really strong start to regular season

Allentown High School has established a standard for excellence on the girls' soccer pitch, and this year's players are confident they can maintain that...
Scott Jacobs

Allentown field hockey program maintaining continuity for 2019 and beyond

Mary Ellen McCarthy retired as Allentown High School's field hockey coach after the 2014 season. But then the veteran coach returned for the 2017 season,...
Scott Jacobs

Allentown boys’ soccer team healthy and expecting big season

The Allentown High School boys' soccer team registered 11 regulation shutouts in the 2018 season. But the Redbirds' coach, Andrew Plunkett, thought the team had...
Scott Jacobs

Allentown girls’ soccer program reloading for 2019 season

Kim Maurer is not just the Allentown High School girls' soccer coach. She is essentially the CEO of girls' soccer in the Borough of Allentown. Maurer...

Play Golf with Hall of Famer Jan Stephenson at Forsgate

LPGA legend Jan Stephenson, who earlier this month was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, will be at Forsgate Country Club on...

Allentown fall sports teams should be in line for another successful season

Allentown High School is not a large school, with about a total of 1,300 students. Yet Allentown seems to produce a lot of good athletic...
Eric Sucar

New Allentown football coach wants team to finish in 2019

Andrew Lachenmayer knows how to motivate athletes to find that extra gear at a moment of weakness. He has done it over and over again...
Eric Sucar

Allentown American Legion baseball team falls in district tournament

The Allentown Senior American Legion baseball team had a good summer in 2019. The team compiled an 11-11 record in the highly competitive Mercer County...
Scott Jacobs

Allentown players close out careers in Sunshine Football Classic

Allentown High School's class of 2019 graduated back on June 22 at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton. But for five Allentown football players, their...
SCOTT FRIEDMAN

Excessive heat hurts attendance at Monmouth Park’s Haskell Invitational

The $1 Million Haskell Invitational annually draws a large crowd to Monmouth Park. Last year's event drew 37,196 spectators to the horse racing track in...
Scott Jacobs

Local softball team going to Babe Ruth World Series in Florida

The United States women's national soccer team is not the only female sports team making  waves this summer. The Allentown/Upper Freehold/Millstone 8U softball team, a...
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