Team Captain is ‘Formidable’ Force at St. Rose High

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER There was no stopping Makayla Andrews. The St. Rose High School girls basketball standout turned the McCann Activities and Athletic Center into her personal playground. The senior guard erupted for 29 points, hammered for 11 rebounds and handed out three assists, powering the host Purple Roses past Rumson-Fair Haven Regional 76-50. Andrews […]

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Honoring a Coach

Members of the Asbury Park School District Board of Education and administration joined the family of William “Butch” Bruno on Oct. 4 during the official dedication ceremony for unveiling of the plaque honoring the stadium’s namesake.  Bruno, an NJSIAA Hall of Fame Inductee, is credited with being the only athlete in Asbury Park sports history […]

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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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