Athletics Notebook

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER Kenny Pickett has a lot to live up to. The former Ocean Township High School football standout has become a national name at the University of Pittsburgh where he is a rising senior quarterback. He’s an All-America candidate. He’s on the Maxwell Award Watch List. The honor, presented by the Maxwell Football […]

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Profile of a Lacrosse Player

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER There will be lacrosse after high school for Dale Alto. Ocean Township High School’s rising senior midfielder has verbally committed to play for the Siena College men’s team. Alto made an unofficial visit to the school’s campus last fall. He liked what he saw. “I fell in love with it,” he said. […]

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Athletics Notebook

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER The Ocean Township High School Football Booster Club will stage its Steak Bake on Saturday, Aug. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the Oakhurst Firehouse, 72 Larkin Place. All proceeds will benefit the Spartans’ football and cheer teams. An all you can eat buffet will consist of filet (beef), salad, french fries and […]

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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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Free Meals for Neptune Students

The Neptune Township School District is participating in the 2020 Summer Food Service Program from now through Aug. 31. Meals will be served at Midtown Community Elementary School and Summerfield Elementary School on Monday, Wednesday  and Friday 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Breakfast and Lunch for two days will be distributed each day. The Summer […]

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Pep Rally on Ocean Township Lawn

By DON STINE A pep rally for the Kean University football team got a little extra support two weeks ago when Ocean Township police showed up for the event. On Tues., June 2, three police officers showed up to support the Kean University football program at a “Football Unites Unity Pep Rally.” The rally was […]

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St. Rose High School Profile

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER The world of sports is caught up in numbers. Statistic after statistic is used to determine the value of an athlete. However, Abby Antognoli’s value runs deeper than numbers. At least that’s how St. Rose High School girls basketball coach Mary Beth Chambers sees it. “She does a lot of work that […]

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