Sports

July 6, 2020

SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY — I hope that everyone had an enjoyable and safe Fourth of July as we celebrated our great county’s Independence Day. Summer’s crowds are now out in force on the roads, beaches, and waters of Southern Ocean County. It is time to look at the local fishing scene. Recent ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional Boys Basketball program will again be offering summer basketball camp this summer.  They are under the direction of former head coach Eric Fierro and current coach John Pampalone.  Please spread the word so our area youth can have a great summer.  The weeks ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - Dan Higgins was a 2 sport athlete at Southern Regional High School participating in football and baseball and has just returned to his hometown of Manahawkin after finishing his college and professional career to start his new business venture, Higgins Passing Academy. As a ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Township resident and Southern Regional High School alumni Liam Maxwell recently completed his college volleyball career at Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina. Liam is one of Southern's all time great players. He was a leader on Southern's well known successful program ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY — Even though the current medical crisis seems to be the primary focus of almost everyone right now, the subject of fishing is on the minds of many of the residents of Southern Ocean County. Despite the presence of some fish in our area, very few are able to take advantage ...

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LAWRENCEVILLE - On Wednesday, March 11 the Special Olympics of New Jersey announced that the developing situation involving the Coronavirus and confirmed cases throughout New Jersey and the United States has caused the organization to suspend all activities for athletes until at least March 31, ...

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STAFFORD - Southern Regional High School Head Coach Jenna Lombardo-Adams and her high school players will be running a field hockey clinic beginning March 11 from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. in the middle school gym.  Each session will cost 20.00.  Checks can be made out to Ram Pride Field Hockey. Payment ...

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP —  Barnegat's Griffin Jackstadt became Barnegat High School's first Regional champion in school history on Saturday. He defeated Southern's JT Cornelius 3-2 to claim the region crown. Griffin plans to play Division 1 football next season at the University of ...

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EGG HARBOR — The Southern Regional Rams and Barnegat Bengals had athletes participating in the Region 8 NJSIAA tournament on Friday night.  The Rams of Southern has seven wrestlers advancing into Saturday's semifinals.  Barnegat's Griffin Jackstadt returns in the 285 lb. division. Saturday, ...

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BARNEGAT — The Barnegat Boys Basketball team secured their 20th win of the season with a 64-42 victory over Toms River East. Isaiah Gerena scored 21 points and Jaxon Baker chipped in with 15 points for the victory. Barnegat's record improves to 20-6. This Bengal have won 20 games in two of their ...

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METUCHEN - Jaxon Baker and Isaiah Gerena led Barnegat to a 56-55 victory over Metuchen on Monday night. Gerena scored 18 and Baker 16. In the victory, Baker set the school record for three point scoring in a single season with 59.  Barnegat (19-6)                        ...

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FREEHOLD - The Barnegat Boys Basketball extended their season record to 18-6b wiht a solif 56-47 victory over Freehold Township on Friday. Barnegat was led by junior guard Jaxon Baker who scored 19 points. He was a perfect 9-9 from the foul line.  Senior forward Isaiah Gerena set a new school ...

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ASBURY PARK - Barnegat was led by Ashley Pringle with 21 points, Kya Joseph with 15 and Cara McCoy with 10 in a 69-44 victory over Asbury Park on Thursday. Barnegat's record improves to 8-15 on the season.    Barnegat (8-15)                            14  ...

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MATAWAN - The Barnegat Boys Basketball team has had a solid seaon in 2019-20. The Bengals were seeded 21 out of all the teams in the Jersey Shore. On Tuesday night they were pitted against No. 14 seed Matawan and they fell 57-41. Matawan's Ethan Okello scored 18 points to lead Matawan.  Zaire ...

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STAFFORD — The Southern Regional Athletics Hall of Fame Selection Committee recently announced the newest class.  The District plans to honor the following athletes and teams  The Induction Ceremony will be held on Saturday, March 28, from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM at Calloway’s Restaurant on Route 9 ...

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TUCKERTON —  Kya Joseph led Barnegat with 12 points and 16 rebounds as the Lady Bengals defeated Pinelands 42-41 in Tuckerton. Cara McCoy added 11 points and 11 rebounds for Barnegat and sophomore Mikayla Dobbin pulled down 21 rebounds. Sophomore Bridget Dudas paced Pinelands (7-15) with 14 ...

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BARNEGAT - Barnegat's seniors Ty'zon Jackson and Shane Savastano led Barnegat in scoring in a 81-36 victory over Salem Tech on Saturday. Jackson scored 18 and Savastano 16 to lead Barnegat. Barnegat has won eight of their last ten contests. They have an impressive record of ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY — This is the time of the year when the dreaded effects of “cabin” fever” start to really affect those of us tired of being cooped up inside thanks to winter weather. Well, I may have some ideas to help you deal with this malady. The first one is a meeting on Thursday, ...

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BARNEGAT- Kya Joseph scored 20 points to lead Barnegat but that was not enough as the Lady Bengals fell 56-39 to the Panthers of Point Boro. Boro was led by Kate Leturgez's  22-point, 13-rebound effort. Point  Lila Shaver scored 15 and Genevieve Fara scored nine for Point ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — Long drives on weekends and evenings to your daughter’s skill training for field hockey, soccer and lacrosse can now be a thing of the past with the advent of Phoenix Elite NJ, right here, in Southern Ocean County. Welcoming female athletes aged six through 18 in the ...

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HADDONFIELD- Seventh-seeded Barnegat fell 52-23 to second-seeded Haddonfield in the quarterfinal round of the NJSIAA South Jersey, Group 2 Wrestling Tournament. Barnegat finishes team competition at 11-11 on the season. They next ready for Districts, Regions and State Finals in individual ...

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BARNEGAT -  The Barnegat Boys Basketball squad won their fifth straight game with a 50-40 victory over Manchester on Thursday.  The Bengals were led by Nicholas Revello with 13 points and his brother Brendan with 11 points.  Barnegat was down 27-21 at halftime. They rallied in the third quarter and ...

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LACEY — Kya Joseph led Barnegat with 23 points and Cara McCoy scored 19 points for Barnegat who fell short 59-50 to Lacey on Monday afternoon. Cayli Biele hit for 16 points to lead Lacey. Sarah Zimmerman scored 13 and McKayla Mooney added 11 points to lead Lacey to ...

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BARNEGAT - Kya Joseph lit up the nets again by scoring 23 points and grabbing nine rebounds to lead Barnegat past Monmouth, 55-37 on Saturday.. Isabel Guiro chipped in with eight points for Barnegat.  Ava Yeagle scored eight points for Monmouth ...

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TINTON FALLS — Jaxon Baker netted a game-high 22 points to lead Barnegat to a 57-54 win over Monmouth on Saturday at Monmouth. The Bengals led 36-24 at the half. Barnegat held on to the victory even thought they were outscored 30-21 in the second half.  Isaiah Gerena chipped in 19 points for ...

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BARNEGAT — Jaxon Baker’s scored 17 points to lead Barnegat to 69-52 victory over Jackson Liberty. Tyler Quinn added 15 points, while Isaiah Gerena scored 14 for Barnegat (11-4), which used a 40-10 halftime lead to cruise the rest of the way. Tim Duffy and Manny Clay each netted 12 points for ...

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TOMS RIVER - Barnegat was outscored 20-8 in the fourth quarter and that is major reason why the Bengals lost 53-50 to Donovan Catholic Tuesday night in Toms River.  Nick Revallo tallied 15 points to lead the team.  Tyler Quinn and Jaxon Baker chipped in with 11 and 10 points ...

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BARNEGAT — Kya Joseph produced a career-high 39 points, including four 3-pointers and seven free throws, to go with 12 rebounds and two steals for Barnegat (5-10). Cara McCoy scored three points but had 10 rebounds and two steals. Jordyn Keating netted 25 points, including three 3-pointers, for ...

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BARNEGAT - The Barnegat Girls Basketball had victory over Pinelands Regional by a score of 35-31. Kya Joseph made three 3-pointers, leading the way with 22 points and 12 rebounds. Cara McCoy scored six points and grabbed 14 rebounds and three assists. The Lady Bengals trailed by two points after ...

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BARNEGAT — Steinert High School in Hamilton Township, Mercer County traveled to Barnegat on Saturday.  The problem for the Spartans is that they faced Jaxon Baker and the Bengals after the long ride. Baker scored  19 points while Isaiah Gerena garnered 17 more as Barnegat defeated Steinert, ...

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