Howell’s goal on ice is a return to the Rock

By TIM MORRIS Staff Writer Howell High School goalie Bobby Dovenero gloves a shot during the Rebels’ Dec. 22 game against Westfield High School at the Jersey Shore Arena in Wall Township. Howell won the non-conference matchup, 4-1, to improve to 5-2 this year. FRANK GALIPO Having gotten a taste of the Prudential Center in… Continue reading Howell’s goal on ice is a return to the Rock

Mustangs look to build on sectional championship run

By TIM MORRIS Staff Writer MARLBORO As the Marlboro High School girls’ basketball team embarks on its 2015-16 season, the Mustangs carry over the momentum of last year’s championship season. Last winter, spurred by guard Nicole Shatsky, Marlboro captured the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group IV championship, defeating Monroe Township High School in an overtime thriller.… Continue reading Mustangs look to build on sectional championship run

Patriots’ sectional championship highlighted boys soccer season

Freehold Township High School helped make it another championship season for Freehold Regional High School District (FRHSD) boys’ soccer. In Todd Briggs’ final year as the Patriots head coach — he stepped down at the end of the season — Freehold Township backed up the head coach’s expectations by capturing the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group… Continue reading Patriots’ sectional championship highlighted boys soccer season

Indoor track and field season opens with big victories by district athletes

Track and field athletes from the Freehold Regional High School District are setting the benchmarks for the indoor season. In the early meets of the 2015-16 under cover season, a quartet of area athletes have turned in the top marks in the state. It started at the Demarest Invitational Dec. 19 at the John Bennett… Continue reading Indoor track and field season opens with big victories by district athletes

Tar Heels’ Wold is First Team All-American for third time

Emily Wold concluded a magnificent collegiate career at the University of North Carolina by making her fourth All-American Field Hockey Team. The Freehold High School graduate was selected to the All-American First Team for the third consecutive year after making the Third Team as a freshman. She is just the sixth Tar Heels athlete to… Continue reading Tar Heels’ Wold is First Team All-American for third time

SPORT SHORTS

Manalapan High School is seeking nominations for its Athletic Hall of Fame. For an application or additional information, call Supervisor of Extracurricular Activities John Hein at 732-792-7200, ext. 5011, or go to www.frhsd.com/manalapan. The Monmouth County Park System is keeping several of its golf courses open for play this winter: Bel-Aire Golf Course in Wall,… Continue reading SPORT SHORTS

Boys basketball season holds promise for district teams

By TIM MORRIS Staff Writer Colts Neck High School’s Lloyd Daniels, middle, looks to put up a shot between a pair of Long Branch High School defenders — Ron Anderson, left, and Brandon Yutko — during the season-opening game played in Long Branch Dec. 18. The host Green Wave won, 57-54. STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER ERIC SUCAR… Continue reading Boys basketball season holds promise for district teams

Colonials’ quarterback Curry tops All-District football team

Freehold High School quarterback Jake Curry was a dual threat this fall with his passing and running, which helped the Colonials reach the state playoffs for a second consecutive season. SCOTT FRIEDMAN With three teams — Freehold High School, Freehold Township High School and Manalapan High School — all reaching the state playoffs this fall,… Continue reading Colonials’ quarterback Curry tops All-District football team

Patriots’ girls sit atop bowling division with balanced lineup

By TIM MORRIS Staff Writer Freehold Township High School’s girls’ bowling team will head into 2016 with a two-game edge on perennial champion Howell High School. The Patriots are 14-1 in Shore Conference Central B Division play, while the Rebels stand at 12-3. Robert Wagner, the Patriots’ new head coach, has credited the team’s overall… Continue reading Patriots’ girls sit atop bowling division with balanced lineup