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Middletown North ice hockey skates past Freehold/Raritan/Colts Neck

Junior Jon Miranda was a big reason why the Middletown North High School ice hockey team continued to stay red hot. Miranda recorded his first...
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Miranda records first career hat trick as Middletown North ice hockey rolls past Freehold...

The Middletown North High School ice hockey team’s offense continued to stay red hot against the Freehold Borough/Raritan/Colts Neck co-op squad on Dec. 13...
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Mater Dei rallied but fell short in state football playoff championship game

Mate Dei Prep's football team fought to the end. But it was not meant to be. Another accomplishment---a fourth straight trip to the state playoff championship...
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Central Jersey Top 10: Final 2019 football rankings

Another scholastic football season has come to a close in New Jersey. The final New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association playoff championship games were completed...
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Mater Dei Prep falls in state football playoff championship

The Mater Dei Prep football team fell one victory short of winning a state playoff championship--again. For a third straight season, Mater Del was defeated...
PHOTO COURTESY OF BILL WILLENCE

Freehold /Raritan/Colts Neck hockey team ready to compete in Year 2

The Freehold/Raritan/Colts Neck co-op ice hockey team got off to a great start to the 2019-2020 season at the Howell Ice World Arena. In its...
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Central Jersey Top 10: State Championship Weekend

The final week of the 2019 scholastic football season is upon us. The lone representative from the Central Jersey region, Mater Dei Prep, will bid...
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Mater Dei Prep gains revenge over RBC and lands in fourth straight state final

It was the opportunity the Mater Dei Prep football team had been waiting for since the end of last season. A chance to avenge...
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Central Jersey Top 10: Mater Dei Prep move stop to No. 1 ranking

Mater Dei Prep has risen to the No 1 ranking in Central Jersey and will now focus on winning a state playoff championship on...
PHOTO COURTESY OF JILLIAN CHANDLER

Mater Dei Prep’s Gaston signs letter of intent to play at Misericordia University

 Mater Dei Prep student-athlete Claire Gaston made her official commitment to play soccer at the collegiate level on Nov. 15, signing a letter of...
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Mater Dei will focus on RBC in state playoff semifinals

 Nothing was going to slow down senior running back Malik Ingram from helping the Mater Dei Prep football team advance to the semifinals of...
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Central Jersey Top 10: Public schools seek state sectional playoff titles

It's sectional championship week for the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association public schools, while non-public semifinals are on tap this weekend, too. The public...
PHOTO PROVIDED BY ASHLEY MONTGOMERY

Freehold Township completes historic gymnastics season with third state title

A dynasty has formed in the halls of Freehold Township High School. The school's gymnastics team has been on a fabulous --and historical--three-year run...
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Ingram powers Mater Dei Prep into Group 3 state grid semifinals

 Nothing was going to slow down senior running back Malik Ingram from helping the Mater Dei Prep football team advance to the semifinals of...
PHOTO COURTESY OF LARRY LEVANTI

Reilly, Bottino lead list of CBA student athletes on signing day

 Christian Brothers Academy had a total of 10 student athletes sign letters of intent to play at the college level during National Signing Day...
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Holmdel will call on Ammirati to steer its bid to win state grid playoff...

Holmdel High School will lean on the direction of Thomas Ammirti to guide its way to a state sectional playoff football championship.  Ammirati showcased his...

Central Jersey Top 10: Second round of state playoffs next on tap

The first round of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association's sectional playoffs are in the books and the second round will begin this...
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Ammirati helps Holmdel advance to second straight football sectional semifinal

Senior running back Thomas Ammirati showcased his many talents on Nov. 8 at a frozen Bob Roggy Memorial Field when he sparked the Holmdel...

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