Premier Star impresses with victory in Jersey Shore Stakes at Monmouth

OCEANPORT - If Premier Star’s solid showing in his last race wasn’t enough to convince trainer Michael Trombetta the colt was sitting on a breakout performance, his recent works erased any doubts. Those two indicators...
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Colts Neck’s Torres adds to soccer legacy by reaching saves milestone

COLTS NECK - Right before the second match of the 2017 soccer season, Doug Phillips, who was Colts Neck High School's girls soccer coach at the time, made a decision to call a freshman...

Student launches Play Ball baseball equipment exchange

FREEHOLD - Play Ball, a new community service project founded by Ryan Tietjen, a current Freehold High School student, collects pre-owned baseball gear and offers and donates the equipment to players and teams in...

Gov. signs order allowing resumption of indoor sports

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed Executive Order No. 187, allowing the resumption of contact practices and competitions in indoor settings for organized sports defined as “medium risk” and “high risk” by the New Jersey...

Monmouth Park cancels Monday holiday card

OCEANPORT - Monmouth Park has canceled its scheduled eight-race holiday racing card for Monday, Oct. 12, due to heavy rain and wind, according to a press release. Racing will resume for the Meadowlands at Monmouth...

Almanaar shakes off rust from layoff to win Monmouth Stakes

OCEANPORT - Despite being idle for more than 16 months, Almanaar reinforced two well-known beliefs in the Grade 3 Monmouth Stakes at Monmouth Park on Oct. 10. One is that age is just a number....

Krause wins 2020 title; McCarthy wins Wall Stadium Modified race

WALL TOWNSHIP - Eddie McCarthy of Brick Township won his career first Modified stock car 40-lap feature race and Holmdel's Andrew Krause won his first Modified driving championship during Wall Stadium Speedway's regular season...

Trainer Worsley hoping Singlino lives up to promise in Born to Run Stakes

OCEANPORT - John Worsley might well be retired by now after 44 years as a trainer if he hadn’t broken a horse named Singlino as a yearling last year. Now the 76-year-old conditioner has a...
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Hornets embrace adversity to begin 2020 soccer season

HOLMDEL - During the summer months, high school student-athletes across New Jersey faced the challenge of preparing for their 2020 fall sports seasons during the COVID-19 pandemic. The approach of handling COVID-19 protocols was no...

Assemblymen call on Gov. to allow athletes to return to ice rinks

Now that New Jersey officials have authorized gyms, indoor dining and entertainment venues to resume operations with proper safety precautions during the ongoing coronavirus health crisis, state Assemblymen Ron Dancer (R-Burlington, Monmouth, Middlesex, Ocean)...

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