Fall Previews

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER The following are previews of the Asbury Park, Ocean Township, Neptune, Monmouth Regional, St. Rose and Trinity Hall high school teams. Last season’s individual records are in parenthesis. ASBURY PARK FOOTBALL Head coach: Nick Famularo (defensive coordinator), first season; Isiais Calderone (running backs), Lamar Davenport (wide receivers), Gary Salerno (offensive line), Keith […]

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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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Sports Profile: John Girard

By CHRIS CHRISTOPHER John Girard has earned a major honor. The board president of Ocean Youth Lacrosse was named the 2020 US Lacrosse Program Administrator of the Year. “This award is given to an outstanding administrator of a league or program who runs a program of excellence that upholds the vision and mission of US […]

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