Articles Posted in the Sports Category

  • Cody Gesuelli of Middletown is heading to Nanjing, China, next week for the Youth Olympic Games. Photo Courtesy Champion Images

    Middletown Gymnast Reaches Youth Olympic Games

    By Tara Cangialosi MIDDLETOWN – The summer months for most 16-year-olds are a time to hit the beach with friends, get a tan, and enjoy a break from the school year’s hectic schedule. But for…

  • Middletown South’s Taylor Hendrickson has wrapped up his high school sports career and is heading to the University of Pennsylvania to continue his football career.

    Middletown South’s Hendrickson Bound for Penn

      Talented student/athlete played football and wrestled for the Eagles By Jim Hintelmann MIDDLETOWN – Although Middletown South’s football team finished with an uncharacteristic 5-5 record last year, that didn’t mean it was because of…

  • Bayern, trained by Bob Baffert, cruises to the finish line for the win with jockey Martin Garcia decked out in red, white and blue. It was Baffert’s seventh Haskell win since 2001.
Photo by Sean Simmons

    Baffert-Trained Bayern Wins Haskell by Wide Margin

    By Jim Hintelmann OCEANPORT  – Sunday was one of the rare times that veteran trainer Bob Baffert was not at Monmouth Park for the $1 million William Hill Haskell Invitational – but that didn’t affect…

  • Ethan Boroditsky practices his lunge.

    Skating Through the Summer

    By Kathleen Alvarez MIDDLETOWN – While most people pack up their winter clothes for the summer, dedicated figure skaters make the transition from flip-flops to winter socks every day. And that’s exactly what the skaters…

  • Local Runners Set for 5K to Benefit Twin Lights

    HIGHLANDS – For thousands of visitors to the Jersey Shore, taking in the sweeping sunset vistas offered by the Twin Lights is the perfect conclusion to a summer afternoon but Sunday, Aug. 10, will be…

  • Murphy Davis finished her scholastic lacrosse career at Red Bank Regional with 261 goals. She will be attending Clemson University, S.C., in the fall.

    RBR Lacrosse Leader Heads to Clemson

      By Jim Hintelmann LITTLE SILVER – After playing soccer since she was 8 years old, Red Bank Regional’s Murphy Davis decided to try lacrosse when she reached seventh grade. It proved to be a…

  • Navesink River Rowing student Tammy Perconti works out under the watchful eyes of NRR coach Nicolette Simone and rower Serena Tsang aboard the club’s boat.
--Photo by Scott Longfield

    Rowing on the River

      Navesink River Rowing offers lessons for all ages and all levels By Meghan Loder RED BANK – The Navesink River Rowing (NRR) offers area residents another chance to get on the water. Located at…

  • The three co-captains of the 2014 Christian Brothers Academy crew team, from left, Michael Guadagno of Monmouth Beach, Jack Smallwood of Shrewsbury and Kevin Hayes of Morganville.
--Photo by Wayne Londregan

    CBA Crew Co-Captains Go Ivy League

    HEAD: LINCROFT – Last month, Christian Brothers Academy’s Crew Team graduated the most successful senior class of rowers in the team’s 10-year history, both competitively and academically. Leading the group were the team’s three co-captains,…

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    Harris Wins 2014 Albacore Mid-Atlantic Championship

      Story and photo by Art Petrosemolo International Champion Barney Harris, sailing with Lee Mullins as crew, dominated the 2014 Albacore class Mid-Atlantic Championships, sailed July 20, on Sandy Hook Bay and hosted by the…

  • Monmouth U Announces 2014 Women’s Soccer Schedule

    WEST LONG BRANCH – Monmouth University women’s soccer head coach Krissy Turner has announced the program’s 2014 schedule as the Hawks embark on their second season in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Monmouth, which captured…