Monmouth County Sports

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Middletown South knocks off undefeated Marlboro, 47-37

Shore Conference A North Division girls basketball rivals Middletown South High School and Marlboro High School clashed for the first time during the 2021 season on Feb. 24 in Middletown. A competitive rivalry between the...
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Carney becomes first Jackson Liberty girls hoopster to score 1,000 points

Maura Carney stood at the free throw line during the Jackson Liberty High School girls basketball team’s game on Feb. 5 against Southern Regional High School in Stafford Township. After scoring 19 points in the...
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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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Freehold Township scores second victory over Manalapan cagers

The Freehold Township High School and Manalapan High School boys basketball teams squared off for the second time this winter on Feb. 10 in Manalapan. The events that transpired after the teams' first meeting on...
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Raritan and Matawan split two-game set in boys basketball

The Matawan Regional High School and Raritan High School boys basketball teams both enjoyed their second week of action on the hardwood during the 2021 campaign with a two-game series. During the 2021 season that...
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Freehold Township hoopsters’ goal: Play a complete season in 2021

15 games. That is the number of times Freehold Township High School's girls basketball players want to be on the court this winter. During the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association...
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Buccaneers score ‘morale boosting’ first victory of 2021 basketball season

The joy of playing games has been the focus for the Red Bank Regional High School and Freehold Township High School girls basketball teams this winter, given the uncertainty of playing sports during the...
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Rumson-Fair Haven tops Bucs twice for 2-0 start to basketball season

It was a surreal feeling for Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School girls basketball coach Dave Callahan when his players came out to warm up in the high school gymnasium before their season opener against...
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Colts Neck basketball team makes most of opportunity to play in 2021

The players on the Colts Neck High School boys basketball team are looking to make the most of their opportunity to be on the court in 2021 as the coronavirus pandemic continues unabated in...
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Holmdel boys basketball team opens 2021 hoop season with win

It was a strange feeling for Holmdel High School boys basketball coach Sean Devaney when his squad entered the school's gymnasium for warmups before its 2021 season opener against visiting Colts Neck High School...

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