Middlesex County Sports

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Malta leaves winning legacy at Jackson Memorial High School

When Frank Malta walked through the doors of Jackson Memorial High School in 2005, he did not know anyone in the Jackson School District. The Elizabeth High School alum and former coach of the Arthur...
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Sayreville’s girls hoopster Van Note surpasses 1,000-point milestone

PARLIN - On Feb. 16, Sayreville War Memorial High School girls basketball player Stephanie Van Note etched her name into the school's history books by surpassing 1,000 career points. A joyful moment of accomplishment that...
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Saint John Vianney hoopsters out to prove No. 1 state ranking

The Saint John Vianney High School girls basketball team got over the hump during the 2019-20 season when the Lancers rolled past St. Rose High School in the finals of the NJSIAA South Jersey,...
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Cammarano proud of the culture he built as Spotswood High School football coach

SPOTSWOOD - Andy Cammarano made a lot of memories during his 14 years manning the sideline as the head coach of the Spotswood High School football team. One that comes first to his mind is...

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 series in memory of two great horsemen: Harold Kelly and...
PHOTO COURTESY OF OLIVIA D'lorio

OBHS athlete makes history as first from school to commit to NCAA Division I...

OLD BRIDGE - Tennis has become a big sport in the Kharkover household. Mom Irina got both her daughters, Pauline and Olivia, into the sport and the two have blossomed into fine tennis players. Pauline Kharkover...

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 Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) has prepared a plan for the...
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Edison returns from COVID-19 shutdown to win season finale against Hillsborough

EDISON - After being sidelined due to COVID-19 and missing two straight games, the Edison High School football team got its shot to return to the gridiron for one last time this fall on...
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Martinho’s double overtime game-winner in regional final caps unbeaten season for Monroe boys soccer

MONROE - Scoring the game-winning goal is a moment Zachary Martinho has always dreamed of. The senior forward on the Monroe Township High School boys soccer team got the opportunity to live the moment that...
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Monroe continues strong performance since COVID-19 shutdown with victory over South Brunswick

The Monroe Township High School football program came back from its two-week shutdown from COVID-19 ready to make a statement in the Big Central Football Conference and in Middlesex County. It began on Nov. 9...
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Defense anchors North Brunswick in victory over rival South Brunswick

SOUTH BRUNSWICK - The Mike Elko Memorial Trophy is staying in the halls of North Brunswick Township High School. Two touchdown passes by sophomore quarterback Frankie Garbolino to David DeLoatch III and two crucial interceptions...

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 new head coach of the varsity swimming program. Fitton served as...
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East Brunswick takes advantage of opportunity to play on gridiron this fall

EAST BRUNSWICK - Playing football during the coronavirus pandemic has had its challenges for the East Brunswick High School football team, but the Bears have been able to plow through and give themselves every...

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 Brett Pelling, won his first race as a driver in...

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