Sports

August 11, 2018

FLUSHING, NY — Throughout the past decade, New Jersey has produced copious baseball talent at the major league level. There are currently 19 New Jersey natives in the league, a number that is higher than it’s ever been.  "We got a lot of good guys and we represent where we’re from,” said the New ...

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NEW YORK — As baseball approaches the April 15 anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s breaking the color barrier, a new book, Babe Ruth - A Superstar’s Legacy by Jerry Amernic, makes the case that The Bambino never got the coveted opportunity to become a big-league manager for fear that he might push for ...

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BELMAR, NJ — “To all the male women’s basketball haters, y’all can get in the kitchen and make us a sandwich now, thanks.” That’s what Belmar’s Marina Mabrey told the Twitterverse after she helped lead the University of Notre Dame women’s basketball team to the 2018 NCAA National Championship win ...

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BELMAR, NJ — As March Madness entered the Sweet 16 round of the college basketball tournament, Belmar unveiled its own version of the moniker. In its latest exhibit at the municipal building, the Belmar Historical Society has assembled 16 historical photos, trophies and news articles that ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Today, March 3 is the final day for youngsters age 4 through 12 to sign up for Belmar-Avon-Lake Como Little League. Registation will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Belmar Recreation Gymnasium, 601 Main Street.         For 4- and 5-year-olds, the registration fee ...

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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — Belmar-Avon-Lake Como Little League’s five-week registration period for its 53rd season is under way at the Belmar Recreation Gymnasium. Youngsters age 4 through 12 will be able to sign up every Monday and Tuesday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. through February 27, and every Saturday ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The proposed bill to allow school districts with multiple high schools to “co-op” in all sports based on participation or financial issues will not be signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie. Christie will “pocket veto” the bill, by placing it on an “action not taken list” prior to ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ  — With the NFL playoffs heating up, those teams not fortunate enough to make the postseason get a jumpstart on improving their roster for the following season. The New York Giants recently locked down Bloomfield High School graduate Kristjan Sokoli, signing him to its practice ...

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TRENTON, N.J. — Ground-breaking changes to the state’s high school athletic program are about to hit the desk of Gov. Chris Christie. According to legislation passed by both the state Assembly and Senate on Monday, January 8, local high schools that are a part of a multisecondary school district ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — The results are in for NJSIAA’s 2016-17 random steroid testing program for New Jersey’s scholastic athletes. Of the 502 male and female student-athletes tested, one was found to be positive for any of 80 banned substances, including anabolic steroids.  The athletes tested ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ — Standout Immaculata High School football player Tashawn Bower has played himself onto the opening day roster of the Minnesota Vikings after a four-year collegiate career at defensive end for perennial powerhouse Louisiana State University. Bower, a 2013 Immaculata graduate, ...

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BELMAR, NJ — It was the sun's time to shine in more ways than one along Belmar's beachfront on the morning of August 26. While it beamed across the ocean in a cloudless early-morning sky, more than 300 runners and walkers came out to participate in the third annual Belmar Sol 5K. First circling ...

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