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Middletown South defeats Manalapan in overtime to remain undefeated

Regulation time was not enough to settle a Shore Conference Colonial Division showdown between the Middletown South and Manalapan high school football teams on...

Collins and Rutt are emotional Wall Stadium winners

WALL TOWNSHIP - Modified stock car driver Ricky Collins and Sportsman driver Neil Rutt III have each experienced their share of sorrow in recent...

Roselba prevails in stretch-long duel to win Pinot Grigio Handicap

OCEANPORT – Roselba took control of the lead midway through the backstretch and then had just enough left to hold off the relentless stretch-long...
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Rockets top Falcons, 3-0, in A Central soccer action

The Raritan High School and Monmouth Regional High School girls soccer teams came into their Shore Conference A Central Division clash on Sept. 15...

Potts intends to stay aggressive as he closes in on training title

OCEANPORT – By both his actions and his words, Wayne Potts isn’t shying away from how much it would mean to him to win...

Modifieds, Twin Sportsman and Late Model races to headline action at Wall Stadium

WALL TOWNSHIP - A 40-lap feature race for the headlining Modified division and twin 25-lap features for the Sportsman and Limited Late Model cars...

Peter Grandich and Company teams up with Freehold Raceway

Peter Grandich and Company has announced it will be sponsoring three special races this fall at Freehold Raceway. Through the events, the two groups...

Sesely and Riggleman are winners in Wall Stadium feature races

WALL TOWNSHIP - Anthony Sesely of Hazlet and Manchester's Scott Riggleman, both former driving champions at Wall Stadium, used speed and talent to score...
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Matawan gridders poised to take next step under Graber

The 2021 season is year three for the Matawan Regional High School football program under the direction of coach Jay Graber and the Huskies...
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New Jersey Youth Soccer looks forward to 2021-22 season

New Jersey Youth Soccer (NJYS) and its member leagues have announced a renewed commitment for the 2021-22 season. Through this ongoing relationship, the state association...

Mikala sets new track record in harness action at Freehold Raceway

Going into Saturday’s (Sept. 11) New Jersey Sire Stakes - Standardbred Development Fund final for 3-year-old filly pacers at Freehold Raceway, Mikala looked very...

Francatelli blazes to neck victory in $100,000 Rumson Stakes at Monmouth Park

OCEANPORT – As impressive as it was that Francatelli was able to make the lead from the outset of Saturday’s speed-filled Rumson Stakes at...

Castillo sets sights on winning more stakes races

OCEANPORT – After a year of "firsts," 23-year-old jockey Isaac Castillo knows exactly what’s next to keep his career on the rising arc it...

Mikala, Always B Laughin to square off at Freehold Raceway

The first of many New Jersey Sire Stakes - Standardbred Development Fund finals will be held at Freehold Raceway this Saturday (Sept. 11), when...

Factory Stock 94-lap race and Modifieds headline American Pride Night

WALL TOWNSHIP - The 94-lap Johnny Gasko Memorial Factory Stock race and a 40-lap race for Modified stock cars will headline the Sept. 11...
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Worobel scores four goals to lead Holmdel past Monmouth Regional

It was a performance Holmdel High School senior soccer player Brendan Worobel will always remember. Worobel scored a career high four goals in the...

Readyforprimetime poised to make dirt debut in Rumson Stakes

OCEANPORT – There are probably easier spots for Readyforprimetime to make his dirt debut than Saturday’s $100,000 Rumson Stakes, but a combination of circumstances...

O’Connor has high expectations for You Look Cold in $200,000 Sorority Stakes

OCEANPORT – There’s a unique sense of excitement that consumes even the most grizzled of trainers when they have a promising young horse just...

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