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
Jared DiZenzo of Jackson Liberty High School’s wrestling team added his second early season tournament title to his record at 285 pounds as he and 170-pound champion Tyler Kalmowitz won their weight classes in the Walter Woods Tournament at Middletown High School South Dec. 26. DiZenzo (4-0) won a 4-0 decision over Lou Ceras of… Continue reading SPORT SHORTS
MATT DENTON Howell High School’s Natalie Coil competes in the 55-meter hurdles at the Merli Invitational Dec. 26 at the John Bennett Indoor Athletic Complex in Toms River. The Rebels’ standout finished second in her heat.
By WAYNE WITKOWSKI Correspondent Jackson Memorial High School’s ice hockey team for the second straight year under coach Larry Clayton is off to a fast start at 3-1-1. Jackson Liberty High School has also started out strong at 4-3-2. JACKSON MEMORIAL A year ago, Jackson Memorial started off 6-0 and went 8-1-2 after 11 games,… Continue reading Jaguars, Lions are off to strong starts on the ice
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
By WAYNE WITKOWSKI Correspondent Winning 20 games has been a trend for the Carl W. Goetz Middle School boys’ basketball team, which has done so in each of the last three seasons. This year’s team again is off and running in a 7-3 start. But this team will need some help if it wants to… Continue reading Goetz boys off to another strong start on hardwood
SCOTT FRIEDMAN Jackson Liberty High School’s Jerald Goodman won his 192-pound match against Christian Pritzlaff of Red Bank Catholic High School by a pin at the Ice Breaker Wrestling Tournament at Old Bridge High School Dec. 19. Goodman finished second in his weight class.
By WAYNE WITKOWSKI Correspondent Jackson Memorial High School’s girls’ bowling team, which won the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group IV title last March, and its boys team are off to solid starts in the young season. Both will be put to the test again Jan. 2 when they compete in the annual Brick Tournament. Brick Township… Continue reading Jaguars’ boys, girls bowlers off to strong start to season
SPORTS VIEW Tim Morris The words “great” and “legend” get thrown out so often that they have almost lost their meaning. In the case of retired Christian Brothers Academy (CBA) cross-country coach Tom Heath, those words hardly do him justice. Heath, who stepped down as the Colts’ head coach after another championship year, leaves as… Continue reading Heath built legendary cross-country program at CBA
Jackson Memorial High School senior right-hander Chris Hawryluk signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his baseball career at Monmouth University. Hawryluk is heading into his third varsity season with the Jaguars on the diamond and has starred both on the mound as a pitcher and at the plate as a first baseman. This… Continue reading SPORT SHORTS