MATT DENTON Sayreville War Memorial High School’s Franklin Cruz wins his heat in the 400-meter dash at the Merli Invitational Dec. 26 at the John Bennett Indoor Athletic Complex in Toms River.
SAYREVILLE WAR MEMORIAL By WARREN RAPPLEYEA Correspondent Sayreville War Memorial High School’s boys’ basketball team got out of the gate with four straight victories to open the season before finally dropping a game to Ranney School at the Albert E. Martin Buc Classic in Red Bank Dec. 28. Hampered by foul trouble, the Bombers fell… Continue reading Bombers look to rebound from Buc Classic defeat
Trotting filly Mission Brief has been named the winner of the Secretary of Agriculture’s Trophy as New Jersey Standardbred of the Year for 2015. Also selected New Jersey Sire Stakes Horse of the Year, Mission Brief will be honored Jan. 24 at the 59th Annual New Jersey Breeders Awards Luncheon at 1 p.m. at O’Connor’s… Continue reading Mission Belief is NJ’s Horse of the Year
The Edison Wizards Lacrosse Club is announcing registration for two boys teams: for grades 5-6 and grades 7-8. Players will learn to play lacrosse from experienced coaches and players. The cost of registration is $100. Players are required to supply their own equipment. Practice will be twice a week starting early March 2016. Games will… Continue reading SPORT SHORTS
SCOTT FRIEDMAN Old Bridge High School’s T.J. Angstadt, top, won his 145-pound match against Donovan Catholic’s Shane Harrigfeld by pin at the Ice Breaker Wrestling Tournament held at Old Bridge Dec. 19. Angstadt went on to place fourth in his weight division.
By WARREN RAPPLEYEA Correspondent With several key athletes back from a team that went 16-3 and won the Greater Middlesex Conference (GMC) White Division championship, Sayreville War Memorial High School wrestling coach Marcus Ivy is confident his team will have another solid season. The Bombers’ lineup will once again feature heavyweight Anthony Porcaro, who is… Continue reading Veteran wrestlers expected to lead way for Bombers
By WARREN RAPPLEYEA Correspondent Old Bridge High School’s youthful boys’ bowling team has shown much promise this season, and coach Ed Bucior is looking for his team to continue to improve over the second half of the campaign. A year ago, Old Bridge posted an 11-4- 1 ledger, but the team lost several seniors, including… Continue reading Young Old Bridge bowlers look to keep improving
It was all in the family when Vincent Ginsburg captured top driver honors and Vincent Fusco Jr. was the leading trainer when the 109-date Freehold Raceway meet concluded Dec. 12. Ginsburg is Fusco’s nephew. In the driver standings, Ginsburg posted 154 wins from 875 starters for earnings of $573,914. Finishing second was Eric Abbatiello with… Continue reading Ginsburg, Fusco win Freehold driver, trainer championships
Lenders put increased scrutiny on borrowers with fluctuating incomes Fifth-grade math skills come in handy when you’re home shopping. Lenders usually don’t want to see a monthly mortgage payment — plus all other regularly occurring debts — exceed more than about 36 to 43 percent of a borrower’s gross monthly income. No matter how adept… Continue reading Paying steady with unsteady income
Jack Waters, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that the Old Bridge office was recognized for outstanding performance in November. The office led the region, which is comprised of locations throughout Middlesex County, in new home dollar volume, resale listings, resale revenue units and resale dollar volume. Additionally, sales associates John Horvath and Ranbir… Continue reading REAL ESTATE BRIEFS