Sports

October 18, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — Online registration for Belmar Recreation’s youth basketball league will continue through October 31 and can be made by clicking here. Per-person costs are $55 for students in second through eighth grade for the 2018-2019 season, and $35 for kindergarten and first-grade clinics that ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Open gym featuring basketball, dodgeball and indoor soccer for children will be held every Wednesday and Thursday afternoon at the Belmar recreation gymnasium. From 3:15 to 4:30 p.m., third- to fifth-graders will take over the gym on Wednesdays and sixth- to eighth-graders will call ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Fans going to Scarlet Knights football games will find a long list of ways to improve their game day this year, from the convenience of digital tickets, to opportunities for sideline passes to bottomless popcorn buckets, or maybe a healthier BBQ chicken and mushroom ...

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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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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Collectors can own a unique piece of New York Yankees history if they attend Joe Bodnar’s Sports Memorabilia Auction this weekend and are willing to dig deep in to their pockets. A pair of cleats worn by former New York Yankees relief pitcher Sparky Lyle in the early 1970s will ...

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ELMONT, NY — Triple Crown winner Justify came out of his stall to meet the media bright and bouncing on the morning after his gate-to-wire win in the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes. When asked to assess his colt's win, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert reported, “We were watching replays of ...

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OCEANPORT, NJ — Monmouth Park is ready to open a sports book. That is not news. Track management has been working on a sports book area in a no longer used cafeteria area in the rear of the grandstand for months. The news is: On May 14, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on race ...

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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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