Monmouth Regional Football Preview

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER First-year Monmouth Regional High School football coach Dan Wendel wants to see togetherness among his Falcons. “Our motto is, ‘One Family…One Mission,’ ” the former Monmouth player said. “We want to continue to come together and build the foundation for this program.” How together the Falcons will be in terms of wins […]

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Asbury Park High Football Preview

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER The loss burns inside the stomachs of the Asbury Park High School Blue Bishops like hot coals. The team traveled to traditional state football power Paulsboro to play in the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group I semifinals last season. The result was a 34-0 road loss in which the Blue Bishops trailed 14-0 […]

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Asbury Park Marathon Runner Finishes 5th Among Women

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER With an emotional lift from Bruce Springsteen, Amanda Marino put her fastest feet forward. The Asbury Park resident sped to a personal-best 2:35:04 in the 44th annual Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, MN. She was fifth among 2,961 women’s finishers and 124th overall among men and women who completed the 26.2.19-mile course. The […]

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Ocean Lacrosse Team Bids Farewell to Some Key Players

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER The Ocean Township High School girls lacrosse team finished with a 13-9 overall record. “We had a strong senior class that led the team with its dedication, hard work and togetherness,” said Heather Krueger, the Spartans’ fourth-year coach. “Our team was able to work together and create opportunities for each other. The […]

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Sports Roundup

  By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER It was a Runderful day in Asbury Park. The famous resort city hosted the Asbury Park Santa Run, a 5K (3.1-mile) event. The event benefited Lunch Break, a local charity. Each runner received a Santa Claus suit at registration in Bradley Park. A portion of the proceeds went directly to the […]

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