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Basketball teams begin practice with hopes of playing a season

All activity came to a crashing halt in the New Jersey high school sports world on March 12, 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. The...

High school ice hockey teams preparing for puck drop in 2021 season

The cold air brushing against his face as he watched his Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School ice hockey players skate on the ice for...
PHOTO COURTESY OF SIMON AND SCHUSTER

Aberdeen native teams up with library for special event about NBA book

Seven years of hard work and research came to fruition for Aberdeen Township native Pete Croatto when his work "From Hang Time to Prime...

News Transcript Sport Shorts, Jan. 6

Over the past few months, Austin Siegelman has emerged as the top driver at Freehold Raceway. After finishing fifth in the standings in 2019,...

Freehold Raceway to host series in memory of Kelly, Fusco

Freehold Raceway, in conjunction with the Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey, will begin the new year with a pair of pacing...

Marshall concludes driving career at Freehold Raceway

For more than four decades, the driving colony at Freehold Raceway has included “Diamond Jim” Marshall III. That era came to an end on...

NJSIAA announces plan for 2021 high school spring sports season

After high school spring sports teams were not able to have a season in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic, the New Jersey State...
PHOTO COURTESY OF TOM MULLIGAN

CBA overcomes early season shutdown to win regional soccer crown

Christian Brothers Academy soccer coach Tom Mulligan faced one of the toughest situations in his coaching career just a few days before his squad...
PHOTO COURTESY OF NEW YORK RED BULLS

Holmdel’s Sean Davis becomes first homegrown Red Bulls player to start 100 matches

Before every home match, New York Red Bulls midfielder Sean Davis heads to his hometown of Holmdel to stay at the residence of his...

13 CBA student-athletes commit to NCAA Division I schools

Thirteen student-athletes who attend Christian Brothers Academy, Lincroft, celebrated their commitments to NCAA Division I universities on Dec. 1. The following CBA seniors committed during...
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Middletown North rolls past Long Branch in tune-up for state tournament

The Middletown North High School girls soccer team's performance is peaking as the 2020 regular season comes to a conclusion. Entering the Central East Region...

Sport Shorts – Atlantic Hub and Independent

Saint John Vianney High School, Holmdel, participated in the NCAA Letter of Intent Signing Day on Nov. 11. Seven SJV student-athletes signed a...
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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...

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