Articles Posted in the Sports Category

  • Middletown North's Chad Freshnock breaks from the line and races to the end zone for one of his two touchdowns as he racked up 251 total yards rushing for the game.
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    Middletown North Loses Season Opener

    By Jim Hintelmann MIDDLETOWN  – Middletown High School North’s football team entered the current season on an optimistic note with its top scorers returning from last year’s 3-7 team, but the Lions suffered a setback…

  • Shore Regional’s Katie Mannino gets around North’s Kaylah Igarta and moves the ball into scoring position for a shot on goal that went in for the first goal of the game, one of her two goals.
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    Shore Regional Dedicates Field to Legendary Coach – and Wins

    By Jim Hintelmann WEST LONG BRANCH – For the first time in 44 years, there was a new field hockey coach strolling the sidelines for Shore Regional. Kelly Koenig continued the school’s winning tradition while…

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    Winning in the Rain

        Rainbow Heir, No. 7, with Angel Serpa riding, splashed his way in the pouring rain for an easy victory on Saturday, Sept. 6, in the New Jersey Breeders’ Handicap on New Jersey Breeders’…

  • KB Asante gets airborne as he heads for the end zone for one of his four touchdowns during the Monmouth Hawks romp over Delaware State. The 52-21 win was an impressive opener for the 2014 season.
--Sean Simmons

    Monmouth Hawks Win Opener 52-21

        By Jim Hintelmann WEST LONG BRANCH – Due to an unusual schedule, Monmouth University’s football team will not make its Big South debut until Oct. 25, but the Hawks have gotten off to…

  • Rumson-Fair Haven’s football standout Charlie Volker made a verbal commitment to the Princeton Tigers.
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    RFH’s Volker Makes Verbal Commitment to Princeton

    RUMSON – Charlie Volker, a football and track standout and record-setter at Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School, has made a verbal commitment to join the football program at Princeton University. Volker, a senior and tailback…

  • Louis and Andrew Aikins take time out for a photo with Prague in the Czech Republic as their backdrop during their tour with the Old World Baseball Knights this summer.

    Aikins Brothers Compete Internationally

      By Tara Cangialosi It was not the average summer of baseball for Louis and Andrew Aikins. After a long year of training and a spring season filled with rigorous practices and games, a summer…

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    Navarro Ties Record for Most Win in a Day by Trainer

    Trainer Jorge Navarro tied the record for most wins in a day on Saturday, Aug.30, when he sent out four winners on the Saturday program. Navarro, leading trainer at Monmouth Park in Oceanport last year, took…

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    Monmouth Boat Club Labor Day Regatta

    Charlie Ladoulis, above, won the Sanderling Class during Monmouth Boat Club’s Labor Day Regatta. George Harrington took lightning honors while Thom Lee won in Flying Scots. –Photo by Art Petrosemolo.  

  • Williams Field Dedication Set for Sept. 6 at Shore Regional

    WEST LONG BRANCH – Shore Regional Superintendent Mr. Thomas Farrell has announced that the field dedication ceremony will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, for longtime, legendary field hockey coach, Nancy Williams. At…

  • Quarterback Eddie Hahn throws a recent practice session at County Basie Field. The Caseys haven't lost a to a Shore Conference opponent in 33 straight games.
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    RBC Looks to be a State Power

    By Jim Hintelmann RED BANK – Schools with traditionally strong football programs that are rebuilding usually are described as reloading, and that’s the case with Red Bank Catholic this season. The Caseys, which rolled to…