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Resilient Eagles will take aim at second straight state soccer title

The 2020 campaign has been another banner year on the pitch for the Middletown South High School girls soccer team. The Eagles have built...

CBA hires 2009 grad Fitton as new varsity swimming coach

LINCROFT - Administrators at Christian Brothers Academy have announced that Alex Fitton, a 2009 graduate of the Lincroft school, has been selected as the...

Big day for Pelling and Siegelman at Freehold Raceway on Oct. 31

Harness racing drivers Jack Pelling and Austin Siegelman both had a day to remember at Freehold Raceway on Oct. 31. Pelling, the son of trainer...
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High-scoring Hornets roll to 9-0 start in 2020 soccer campaign

HOLMDEL - The players on the Holmdel High School girls soccer team came into the 2020 season wanting to prove they belonged in the...

New Jersey Titans begin play in 2020-21 hockey season

The 2020-21 ice hockey season has begun for the New Jersey Titans, a member of the North American Hockey League (NAHL). The Titans, who play...

Podium Girl equals track record at Freehold Raceway

FREEHOLD - History was made at Freehold Raceway on Oct. 24 as Podium Girl wrapped up the New Jersey Sire Stakes - Standardbred Development...

Monmouth Park shows increases in handle as 2020 season concludes

OCEANPORT - Monmouth Park showed increases in both the daily transmission of its signal and in total average handle compared to 2019 while also...

Huston has five horses entered in three stakes races for closing day at Monmouth

OCEANPORT - For a trainer whose stable consists of “about 95%” Jersey breds, Rory Huston could not have hand-picked a better final card for...

No Cents scores by a neck in featured allowance at Monmouth Park

OCEANPORT - With limited options and time running out on the thoroughbred racing season, trainer Cal Lynch decided to take a shot with a...

Legendary harness driver Kelly passes at age 85

Harold Kelly, 85, a harness racing driver who was a fixture at Freehold Raceway for a half-century, died on Oct. 19. According to an obituary...

Apprentice jockey gaining foothold with two more mounts on Oct. 21 card

OCEANPORT - At an age when most of those in his profession are already well established, Victor Flores is just starting. But a dream...

Hall of Fame trainer to make Monmouth Park part of regular rotation

OCEANPORT - After four successful months having a string of horses at Monmouth Park for the first time, Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer...
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Raritan boys soccer team opens 2020 campaign with four straight wins

HAZLET - Teamwork and unselfish play have been the keys to success for the Raritan High School boys soccer team during a 4-0 start...

Premier Star impresses with victory in Jersey Shore Stakes at Monmouth

OCEANPORT - If Premier Star’s solid showing in his last race wasn’t enough to convince trainer Michael Trombetta the colt was sitting on a...

Gov. signs order allowing resumption of indoor sports

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed Executive Order No. 187, allowing the resumption of contact practices and competitions in indoor settings for organized sports defined...

Monmouth Park cancels Monday holiday card

OCEANPORT - Monmouth Park has canceled its scheduled eight-race holiday racing card for Monday, Oct. 12, due to heavy rain and wind, according to...

Almanaar shakes off rust from layoff to win Monmouth Stakes

OCEANPORT - Despite being idle for more than 16 months, Almanaar reinforced two well-known beliefs in the Grade 3 Monmouth Stakes at Monmouth Park...

Krause wins 2020 title; McCarthy wins Wall Stadium Modified race

WALL TOWNSHIP - Eddie McCarthy of Brick Township won his career first Modified stock car 40-lap feature race and Holmdel's Andrew Krause won his...

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