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Vanzzy wins Jersey Derby at Monmouth Park

OCEANPORT – Trainer Michael Pino was pretty sure he had a stakes-caliber grass horse in Vanzzy. Now he’s certain of it. Vanzzy shot through an...

Vargas hopes his success on Haskell Day jumpstarts his first summer riding at Monmouth...

It took a little longer than jockey Jorge A. Vargas Jr. wanted it to or hoped it would, but the 25-year-old finally made the...

Wall Stadium auto racers and fans ready for 2020 season opener

All six Wall Stadium Speedway stock car racing divisions will be in action when the one-third-mile, high-banked paved oval on Route 34, Wall Township,...

Authentic digs in to win TVG.com Haskell Stakes by a nose

OCEANPORT – On a day that saw Monmouth Park set a handle record for a non-Breeders’ Cup card, heavily favored Authentic extended Hall of...
STEVEN BASSIN/STAFF

South Brunswick edges out Old Bridge to advance to pool play championship game

NORTH BRUNSWICK - The South Brunswick and Old Bridge High School baseball teams faced off on the diamond at Community Park in North Brunswick...

Authentic installed as 4-5 morning line favorite for TVG.com Haskell Stakes

Authentic was installed as the 4-5 morning line favorite to extend trainer Bob Baffert’s record for victories in the $1 million TVG.com Haskell Stakes...

Limited general admission tickets to TVG.com Haskell will be available online July 11

Monmouth Park, Oceanport, is putting 500 general admission tickets on sale for the July 18 TVG.com Haskell Stakes starting at noon July 11, on...

NJSIAA: Start of high school fall sports season pushed back

In a press release dated July 10, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) said the official start of the fall sports season...

Field for Haskell Stakes begins to take shape with Dr. Post and Authentic among...

Belmont Stakes runner-up Dr. Post and Santa Anita Derby runner-up Authentic are among nine 3-year-olds listed as probable for the Grade 1 Haskell Stakes...

Middlesex County well represented in Last Dance World Series

America’s Pastime will be back in action on the diamond this summer with the Last Dance World Series, and high school baseball programs throughout...

Leonard Green named 2020 ‘Buddy’ Raines award recipient

Long-time owner, breeder and racing consultant Leonard Green, of Holmdel, whose D.J. Stable has been a fixture at Monmouth Park, Oceanport, for nearly four...
SCOTT FRIEDMAN

NJSIAA targeting opening of summer sports workouts for July 13

In a memo issued on June 12 to its member schools, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) said it is aiming to...

High school athletic association adds COVID-19 sports task force

The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) has established the COVID-19 Sports Advisory Task Force, a group of athletic directors from across the...
PHOTO COURTESY OF LUIS AZEVEDO

Professional basketball player gets help from local trainer to get career back on track

Marcus Patterson was back to living his dream. The Bronx, New York, native took a chance and used $3,000 of his own money to travel...
Scott Jacobs

Middlesex County teams address spring sports season being canceled

It was the news that most high school spring sports coaches and athletes across the Greater Middlesex Conference expected but didn’t want to hear:...
STEVEN BASSIN/STAFF

Hope still alive for shortened spring sports season

There is still hope for New Jersey high school student-athletes to play a shortened season this spring. Gov. Phil Murphy announced on April 16 at...
Scott Jacobs

Middlesex vs. Union all-star charity football game canceled due to COVID-19

The 27th installment of the Middlesex County vs. Union County all-star charity football game will have to wait until next year. Game Director Marcus Borden...
PHOTO PROVIDED BY NICHOLAS MEDEIROS

Medeiros reaches new heights for Old Bridge winter track

Nicholas Medeiros ran towards many personal records this season for the Old Bridge High School boys’ winter track and field team. The junior continued Old...

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