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Sports

August 10, 2021

NEW JERSEY -- The Garden State sent 24 athletes to the Tokyo Olympics this summer. Many came home with medals, and a few of them provided truly historic moments. In women's track, Sydney McLaughlin, who turned 22 on Saturday, set a new world record in the 400 hurdles, defeating the reigning gold ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Sydney McLaughlin, a 2017 graduate of Union Catholic High School, has gone from “Syd The Kid’’ to "The Golden Girl.'' McLaughlin was known as “Syd The Kid’’ when she became the youngest person since 1972 to compete for the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Team when she made the ...

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LITTLE EGG HARBOR - Fall registration with Pinelands Soccer is now open and spots are filling up fast. Be sure to register before it closes. Volunteer coaches are also needed. There is a registration discount if you volunteer and get approved for a team. If interested, please ...

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STAFFORD — Mike Gesicki of the Miami Dolphins and Clark Harris of the Cincinnati Bengals were in town last week to impact young lives in our area. These are two of the finest athletes in Southern Ocean County history.  Both players began their careers in youth sports in Stafford Township, and it ...

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LBI Region, NJ - The Beach Haven White Marlin Invitational has been bringing boats from up and down the coast to the region every summer for 51 years. This summer, the Beach Haven Marlin and Tuna club continues the tradition with anglers gathering to head offshore in search of the prized white and ...

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LBI Region, NJ - The National Hockey League Championship Stanley Cup made it to LBI as part its New Jersey Tour and was greeted in style Friday evening July 16 on the rooftop of Hotel LBI. With the Tampa Bay Lightning win of the 2021 NHL Championship, each player gets to properly celebrate with the ...

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Ocean County, NJ - This weekend kicks off many All American traditions, but Fourth of July sparks even more excitement when you are at the Jersey Shore. The local  High A Affiliate  of the Philadelphia Phillies, Ocean County's very own Jersey Shore BlueClaws are celebrating three local games ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION — As spring winds its way into summer, temperatures are starting to increase, causing water temps to also rise. This means there is currently a combination of spring and summer fish in area waters, making for some great fishing opportunities. When you couple this with ...

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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.    The weeks are June 28 through July 1 and July 26 through 29.   Advance to ...

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STAFFORD — Rylee Johnson scored six goals to lead Southern to a 17-3 victory over Pinelands on Senior Night on Tuesday. Sophia Cooney scored three goals.  Casey McBride and Kacey Kubarecz each chipped in with two goals.  Southern's record improves ot 7-2 on the ...

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Little Egg Harbor, NJ - The Pinelands Regional High School reminds spectators of indoor event procedures. Two parents/guardians will be allowed per student athlete. Please remember that masks must be worn at all times. If a spectator is seen without a mask, or removing their mask during the game, ...

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LBI Region, NJ - The Long Beach Island Surf Fishing Tournament presents it's 19th Annual LBI Spring Derby beginning Saturday, April 10 at 12 am and running through June 27 at 6pm. The Long Beach Island “Spring Derby” Surf Fishing Tournament is a fun way for anglers to enjoy surf fishing the beaches ...

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NEW JERSEY — “Good trends,” as Gov. Phil Murphy put it Monday, will allow New Jersey to expand its COVID-19 gathering limits. The changes go into effect immediately. Religious services at churches, mosques and other houses of worship will be allowed to run at 50% capacity. Also in effect, two ...

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STAFFORD — Two neighboring schools got to face off on Friday night as Pinelands Regional High School visited Southern. Southern outsted the Wildcats 46-38. Jay Silva posted a double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds to lead Southern to a 46-38 win over Pinelands, in Manahawkin. Jaden Anthony ...

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FLORIDA — Snow, ice, freezing rain, and frigid temperatures do not lend themselves to thoughts of fishing. Usually at this time of the year homebound anglers can shake off some effects of “cabin fever” by attending local fishing flea markets or boating and fishing expositions. However, with all ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy today announced that he has eased some restrictions on the number of spectators that can attend high school and other youth sporting events both indoors and outdoors. "I want to start with an announcement that I know many athletes and many moms and dads have been ...

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TUCKERTON — Senior, Guard Tyler Quinn made the game-winning three point shot in overtime to lead Pinelands to a 45-42 opening night victory on Tuesday night in Tuckerton.  Barnegat was led by Quinn with 18 points, including four three point shots and 14 points in the second haflf. Senior guard ...

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BARNEGAT — Coach Tammy Nicolini's Barnegat Girls Basketball squad opened their season with a tough 30-24 loss to Pinelands on Tuesday evening.  The Lady Bengals were behind 12-5 at halftime. They rallied in the third quarter with a 15-6 run in the third period. Pinelands responded with a 12-5 ...

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BEACH HAVEN — Two years after beginning efforts to replenish the Little Egg Reef off Beach Haven, the captains and mates of the Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association saw their efforts pay off on Thursday, January 14.  Captain John Lewis, Association president, oversaw three vessels sunk on the ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - A good way to end my fishing reports for 2020 is a list of gift buying ideas for the anglers on your shopping list. I reached out to a cross section of local shops, fishing captains and guides, along with some of my fishing friends. There are three goals in putting ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY - The 2020 fishing season in Southern Ocean County is swiftly coming to a close. Colder weather has most area anglers turning their thoughts toward the upcoming holidays. However, there is still a goodly number of hardy folks still trying to catch one or two more ...

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SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY - The 2020 fishing season in Southern Ocean County is swiftly coming to a close. Colder weather has most area anglers turning their thoughts toward the upcoming holidays. However, there is still a goodly number of hardy folks still trying to catch one or two more ...

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STAFFORD — The Southern Rams football team defeated Pinelands 36-15 in the Battle of the Border Thanksgiving Game on Wednesday night in Manahawkin.  All high school administrators, coaches and athletes must be congratulated for pulling off a successful season in the midst of this crazy Covid-19 ...

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Little Egg Harbor, NJ   For those who have not already ordered their holiday wreath, today is the final day to support the Pinelands Wildcat Wrestling Program by purchasing one to support the team. Online orders must be placed today Sunday November 22 2020. Each live fir wreath is 22 inches, The ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – Winter is coming for high school sports, but student-athletes will have to wait until 2021 for action. The NJSIAA, New Jersey’s governing body for interscholastic sports, announced the pushback of all winter sports and the cancellation of all formal winter sports tournaments ...

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BEACH HAVEN — The Thanks 4 Giving 5K and One Mile Fun Run will take place on Saturday, November 28 at Veterans Park in Beach Haven.  If interested in participating you are encouraged by register by November 15 to guarantee your long-sleeved run shirt.  Register Here ​Registration opens at ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND — Last Wednesday, Jetty and its Jetty Rock Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the apparel brand, worked with the Tide Table Group to host their annual Crabbin’ for a Cause dinner at Parker’s Garage & Oyster Saloon. The fundraiser is usually the last of the year and celebrates ...

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Ocean County, NJ- On Thursday evening, on the beach of Asbury Park, the management of local minor league Philadelphia Phillies Single A affiliate made some game changing announcements with the help of their iconic mascot Buster and the world renown Phillies Phanatic. In addition to Shore Town ...

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BARNEGAT - Camryn White scored the lone goal of the contest and propelled Barnegat to it's first win of the season with a 1-0 victory over local rival Pinelands Regional High School.   Barnegat had 13 shots on goal, Pinelands was held to six attempts.   Pinelands McKenzie Horay had 12 saves ...

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