Athletics Notebook

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER Ex-Neptune High School girls basketball team scoring machine Dez Allen has transferred to Morgan State University where she will play on the Bears’ women’s team. A 5-foot-9 small forward, Allen will have one year of eligibility for this season under NCAA rules. She is a graduate transfer student from the New Jersey […]

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Athletics Notebook

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER Ranney School rising sophomore A.J. Gracia, a left-handed pitcher and outfielder on the Panthers’ baseball team, has verbally committed to play for the Duke University Blue Devils once he graduates in 2023. Garcia chose the Blue Devils during his freshman year. The Panthers’ 2020 season was cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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Ocean Football Running Back Looks Forward to College

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER Nasir Thompson was a Classic football player for the Ocean Township High School Spartans during his senior season. He rarely came off the field. And he impressed enough coaches to earn a berth in the 43rd annual Shore Sports Network All-Shore Gridiron Classic, cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. “It really hurts […]

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Pick Up Your Pencils and Test Your Knowledge

By ELLEN CARROLL OK readers. Pay attention now. We’ve spent enough time binge-watching Netflix, cleaning out closets, making soup and shopping endlessly for toilet paper. Now, it’s time for a quiz. Stop whining and just do it. 1. What is the purpose of wearing a mask or face covering? A. To protect ourselves from the […]

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What We’re Watching…

Here at The Coaster we discussed what we have been watching and listening to while at home. Here are some of the comments…. Ed Salvas, Reporter: My one regular activity is following the economic story in the Wall Street Journal,  I’ve also been watching YouTube videos of Jazz guitar great “Bucky” Pizzarelli who died last […]

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