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JSN - NJ High School Sports

JSN - NJ High School Sports

Jan 14, 2014 | Basketball, Issues

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Toms River North’s Season Won’t Be Defined By Blowout Loss In Group Iv Final By Mike Ready

Toms River North’s Season Won’t Be Defined By Blowout Loss In Group Iv Final By Mike Ready

Mar 20, 2018 | Basketball

TOMS RIVER – Toms River North’s 70-30 loss to Franklin in the NJSIAA Group IV final is not a fair indicator of just how good this team was, nor should it put a damper on one of the best seasons in the history of the Mariners girls basketball program.

Saint Rose Overcomes Sluggish Start To Capture Non-Public A Championship By Mike Ready

Saint Rose Overcomes Sluggish Start To Capture Non-Public A Championship By Mike Ready

Mar 20, 2018 | Basketball

TOMS RIVER – With winter still upon us, St. Rose must’ve been feeling the chill because they came out cold as ice in the first quarter of last Saturday’s NJSIAA Non-Public A final against Immaculate Heart.

Manasquan Survives Newark Tech Upset Bid To Win Group Ii Championship By Mike Ready

Manasquan Survives Newark Tech Upset Bid To Win Group Ii Championship By Mike Ready

Mar 20, 2018 | Basketball

TOMS RIVER – Manasquan won its fifth straight NJSIAA Group II title outlasting a scrappy Newark Tech squad, 95-79, last Sunday in one of the more entertaining games of the season which saw the Warriors’ one-time 18-point lead evaporate to five late in the third quarter.

Makayla Andrews Emerging As Next Shore Conference Girls Basketball Star By Pat Ralph

Makayla Andrews Emerging As Next Shore Conference Girls Basketball Star By Pat Ralph

Mar 06, 2018 | Basketball

“Do what you do best” is what Neptune girls basketball head coach John Brown tells all of his players. “If you’re a great rebounder, be a great rebounder,” Brown said. “If you’re a great defender, be a great defender. We try to encourage our players to do what they do best.”

2017-18 Shore Conference Girls Basketball Preview By Mike Ready

2017-18 Shore Conference Girls Basketball Preview By Mike Ready

Dec 19, 2017 | Basketball, Neptune

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Red Bank Catholic Girls Hope To Take Next Step In 2018 By John Sorce

Red Bank Catholic Girls Hope To Take Next Step In 2018 By John Sorce

Dec 19, 2017 | Basketball

RED BANK – Only one game separated the Red Bank Catholic girls basketball team and the Tournament of Champions title game last season.

Shot At Third Straight Sct Title Helping Mater Dei Prep Stay Focused On Ultimate Goal By Mike Ready

Shot At Third Straight Sct Title Helping Mater Dei Prep Stay Focused On Ultimate Goal By Mike Ready

Dec 19, 2017 | Basketball

MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP – Although the Seraphs graduated first team All-Shore forward Elijah Barnes – now at Princeton University – and second team All-Shore guard Elijah Mitchell, they bring back three starters in addition to two transfers who will contribute immediately.

Saint John Vianney’s Goal – A Retrun To The Tournament Of Champions By Mike Ready

Saint John Vianney’s Goal – A Retrun To The Tournament Of Champions By Mike Ready

Dec 19, 2017 | Basketball

HOLMDEL – Following the 2015-16 season which saw Saint John Vianney go 31-1,capture their 16th state championship, win their seventh Tournament of Champions title and finish ranked tenth nationally, last season was billed as somewhat of a rebuilding year – especially after graduating All-State guard and current DePaul University standout Kelly Campbell.

Colts Neck Boys Basketball Hoping Veterans Can Maintain Success By John Sorce

Colts Neck Boys Basketball Hoping Veterans Can Maintain Success By John Sorce

Dec 19, 2017 | Basketball

COLTS NECK – Colts Neck boys basketball is coming off a season that saw them finish 15-9 and drop a heartbreaker to Middletown North in the first round of the NJSIAA Central Group IV championship. They also were defeated by the Lions in the first round of the Shore Conference Tournament.

Youth The Key For Manchester Girls Basketball By John Sorce

Youth The Key For Manchester Girls Basketball By John Sorce

Dec 19, 2017 | Basketball

MANCHESTER – Despite being one of the youngest teams in the Shore Conference last year, the Manchester girls basketball team is coming off a season in which they finished 24-6 and won their first South Jersey, Group II title. The Hawks advanced to the Final Four in the NJSIAA Group II Championship and lost to top-seed and eventual champion Manasquan.

Mabrey’s Epic Game Powers Manasquan To Shore Conference Tournament Title By Mike Ready

Mabrey’s Epic Game Powers Manasquan To Shore Conference Tournament Title By Mike Ready

Mar 06, 2018 | Basketball

WEST LONG BRANCH – As a freshman, Dara Mabrey came off the bench to help Manasquan win its fourth Shore Conference Tournament title in program history while her older sister Marina – now a standout guard at Notre Dame – poured in a game-high 29 points.

Girls Basketball Coach Of The Year Joe Whalen Steps Down At St. Rose

Girls Basketball Coach Of The Year Joe Whalen Steps Down At St. Rose

Apr 25, 2017 | Basketball, Girls, Saint Rose

April 25th, 2017 By Mike Ready BELMAR – St. Rose girls basketball coach Joe Whalen, who took over the program in 2012 and was named 2016-17 NJSCA and Shore Sports Network Coach of the Year, stepped down as the Purple Roses head coach. This past season, Whalen guided...

Jersey Sporting News 2016-17 Boys Preseason Top 10

Jersey Sporting News 2016-17 Boys Preseason Top 10

Dec 20, 2016 | Basketball, Preview Issues, School

December 20th, 2016 JERSEY SPORTING NEWS 2016-17 BOYS PRESEASON TOP 10 Mater Dei Ranney Toms River North Manasquan Freehold Township Middletown North Lakewood CBA Marlboro Point Beach TEAM PROFILES (Listed in projected order of finish) CLASS A NORTH FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP:...

Jersey Sporting News 2016-17 Preseason Girls Top 10

Jersey Sporting News 2016-17 Preseason Girls Top 10

Dec 20, 2016 | Basketball, Preview Issues, School

December 20th, 2016 JERSEY SPORTING NEWS 2016-17 PRESEASON GIRLS TOP 10 Manasquan Saint John Vianney Rose Rumson-Fair Haven Red Bank Catholic Middletown South Neptune Pleasant Boro Donovan Catholic Marlboro TEAM PROFILES (Listed in projected order of finish) CLASS A...

Dave Callahan Takes Over Reins At Rumson-Fair Haven Succeeding Long-Time Head Coach George Sourlis

Dave Callahan Takes Over Reins At Rumson-Fair Haven Succeeding Long-Time Head Coach George Sourlis

Dec 20, 2016 | Basketball, Preview Issues, Rumson-Fair Haven

December 20th, 2016 By Mike Ready RUMSON – Former Rumson-Fair Haven boys assistant coach Dave Callahan will now be courtside for the Lady Bulldogs, replacing legendary Rumson girls basketball head coach George Sourlis. Sourlis, the winningest coach in Shore Conference...

Mater Dei And Ranney Prove They’re Tops In Shorte Conference Hoops

Mater Dei And Ranney Prove They’re Tops In Shorte Conference Hoops

Jan 17, 2017 | Basketball, Mater Dei Prep, Ranney, School

January 17th, 2017 By Mike Ready MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP – In a probable preview of the upcoming Shore Conference Tournament final, Ranney sophomore Bryan Antoine poured in 15 of his game-high 23 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Panthers to a 58-56 win Thursday at...

Manasquan Girls Basketball More Than Living Up To Preseason Hype

Manasquan Girls Basketball More Than Living Up To Preseason Hype

Jan 17, 2017 | Basketball, Featured, Manasquan

January 17th, 2017 By Mike Ready MANASQUAN – What more is there to say about the Manasquan girls basketball team that hasn’t already been said? They’re extremely athletic, have superior size and toughness, they’re experienced and smart, possess relentless speed and...

Mater Dei Repeats In Shore Conference Tournament Holding Off Stubborn Marlboro

Mater Dei Repeats In Shore Conference Tournament Holding Off Stubborn Marlboro

Mar 07, 2017 | Basketball, Featured, Marlboro, Mater Dei Prep

March 7th, 2017 By Mike Ready WEST LONG BRANCH – Red-hot Marlboro used its ball-handling skills and precision passing to slow down Mater Dei’s fast pace, while hanging close for most the game until the Seraphs eventually wore the sixth-seeded Mustangs (17-6) down and...

Third Quarter Blitz By St. Rose Leads To 25-Point Rout Of Saint John Vianney In Shore Conference Tournament Final

Third Quarter Blitz By St. Rose Leads To 25-Point Rout Of Saint John Vianney In Shore Conference Tournament Final

Mar 07, 2017 | Basketball, Featured, Saint Rose

March 7th, 2017 By Mike Ready TOMS RIVER – Making its third appearance in the Shore Conference Tournament final in three years, the third time was the charm for St. Rose. The fifth-seeded Purple Roses blew the Lancers out the gym in the second half, leading to a 56-31...

Manchester’s L.J. Robinson Finishes Stellar Career As 1000-Point Scorer

Manchester’s L.J. Robinson Finishes Stellar Career As 1000-Point Scorer

Mar 07, 2017 | Basketball, Manchester

March 7th, 2017 By Mike Ready MANCHESTER – A year ago senior swingman L.J. Robinson took a back seat to two of the Shore Conference’s best all-around players, Jordan Torney and Shavar Reynolds, but still managed to average 16 points a game and be selected to the...

Rumson-Fair Haven Holds Off Johnson For First Sectional Title In Program History

Rumson-Fair Haven Holds Off Johnson For First Sectional Title In Program History

Mar 21, 2017 | Basketball, Featured, Rumson-Fair Haven

March 21st, 2017 By Mike Ready RUMSON – It was a foregone conclusion entering this season that Rumson-Fair Haven, without former Shore Conference Player of the Year and current Dartmouth standout Brendan Barry and the loss of 6-foot-7 big-man Elijah McAllister to an...

Red Bank Catholic Steams Past Immaculate Heart For Non-Public A Championship

Red Bank Catholic Steams Past Immaculate Heart For Non-Public A Championship

Mar 21, 2017 | Basketball, Featured, Red Bank Catholic

March 21st, 2017 TOMS RIVER – Junior Katie Rice had a game-high 18 points and a team-high seven rebounds as Red Bank Catholic methodically cruised past Immaculate Heart Academy, 55-41, Sunday in the NJSIAA Non-Public A final at the Pine Belt Arena in Toms River. It is...

Middletown North Boys Basketball Hopes To Build On Recent Success By John Sorce

Middletown North Boys Basketball Hopes To Build On Recent Success By John Sorce

Dec 19, 2017 | Basketball

MIDDLETOWN – It was a tale of two seasons for Middletown North boys basketball last season, with an injury to one of the top players in the Shore Conference the defining moment.

Trinity Hall Basketball Is No Longer The New Kids On The Block By Mike Ready

Trinity Hall Basketball Is No Longer The New Kids On The Block By Mike Ready

Dec 19, 2017 | Basketball

TINTON FALLS – Last season, its first as a full-fledge member of the Shore Conference, Trinity Hall made quite a splash.

Manasquan Cruises Past High Point For Fourth Staight Group Title

Manasquan Cruises Past High Point For Fourth Staight Group Title

Mar 21, 2017 | Basketball, Featured

March 21st, 2017 By Mike Ready TOMS RIVER – With 6:47 left in Sunday’s NJSIAA Group II final at the Pine Belt Arena in Toms River, Manasquan senior point guard Stella Clark was subbed out with the Warriors up by 30 points, 58-28, against an overmatched High Point...

Neptune Sets Sights On Championship Season

Neptune Sets Sights On Championship Season

Dec 20, 2016 | Basketball, Neptune, Preview Issues

December 20th, 2016 By Michael Ward The Scarlet Fliers were an excellent team last year, but didn’t have enough to change what seemed to be destiny. As Middletown South cruised through the season on their way to their third consecutive Central, Group 3 sectional...

Saint John Vianney Reloads For Another Title Run Following Championship Season

Saint John Vianney Reloads For Another Title Run Following Championship Season

Dec 20, 2016 | Basketball, Preview Issues, Saint John Vianney

December 20th, 2016 By Mike Ready HOLMDEL – Last season Saint John Vianney won its first Tournament of Champions title since 2009, its first Shore Conference Tournament championship since 2005 and won its second Non-Public Group A title in a row on the way to winning...

Lakewood’s Basketball Preview Player Cards

Lakewood’s Basketball Preview Player Cards

Dec 20, 2016 | Basketball, Lakewood, Preview Issues

December 20th, 2016

Boys’ Hoops Update: Mater Dei Tops Ranney and More

Boys’ Hoops Update: Mater Dei Tops Ranney and More

Feb 14, 2017 | Basketball, Colts Neck, Freehold Township, Mater...

February 14th, 2017 By Ted Kaiser JERSEY SHORE — There have been several interesting storylines in the first half of the Shore Conference boys’ basketball season. At the top, the power struggle between Ranney School and Mater Dei Prep has dominated the headlines in...

Henry Hudson’s Basketball Preview Player Cards

Henry Hudson’s Basketball Preview Player Cards

Dec 20, 2016 | Basketball, Henry Hudson, Preview Issues

December 20th, 2016

Mariners Roll to 11-0, Hit Milestones

Mariners Roll to 11-0, Hit Milestones

Jan 17, 2017 | Basketball, Toms River North

January 17th, 2017 By Ted Kaiser TOMS RIVER — So far, 2017 is picking right up where the end of 2016 left off for the Toms River North girls basketball team. The Mariners are 4-0 in January after a 7-0 December and stand at 11-0 overall on the season. It has been a...

Shore Conference Girls’ Basketball Roundup

Shore Conference Girls’ Basketball Roundup

Feb 14, 2017 | Basketball, Manasquan, Middletown Township,...

February 14th, 2017 By Mike Ready WEST LONG BRANCH – With seven teams currently ranked in the NJ.com Top 20, including five teams in the top seven and six in the top 10, the Shore Conference has once again asserted itself as the most competitive girls’ basketball...

2017 Winter Season Highlights

2017 Winter Season Highlights

Jun 13, 2017 | Basketball, Ice Hockey, School, Wrestling

June 13th, 2017 By Ted Kaiser JERSEY SHORE — The 2016-2017 winter sports season was another time to shine for Shore Conference girls basketball. Two teams – Manasquan and Red Bank Catholic – reached the Tournament of Champions, with the Warriors falling by two points...

Defense Leads Ranney To First- Ever Shore Conference Tournament Title By Mike Ready

Defense Leads Ranney To First- Ever Shore Conference Tournament Title By Mike Ready

Mar 06, 2018 | Basketball

WEST LONG BRANCH – Top-seeded Ranney held second-seed Mater Dei to five first-quarter points and 10 total first-half points behind a suffocating defense that led the way in a wire-to-wire 52-28 win over Mater Dei for the program’s first-ever Shore Conference Tournament championship at the Ocean First Bank Center.

Middletown South’s Ryan Purcell Eclipses 1,000 Career Point Mark By John Sorce

Middletown South’s Ryan Purcell Eclipses 1,000 Career Point Mark By John Sorce

Mar 06, 2018 | Basketball

MIDDLETOWN – The Middletown South boys basketball program had not had a winning season in eight years before this season, which saw the Eagles finish 15-13.

Week Eight Shore Conference Girls Basketball Roundup  By Mike Ready

Week Eight Shore Conference Girls Basketball Roundup By Mike Ready

Feb 13, 2018 | Basketball

No. 10 Colts Neck (15-5, 11-1) clinched the B North title with a 50-34 win over Neptune on Thursday. The Cougars were seeded third in the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group IV tournament and will meet No. 14 Long Branch in the first round.

Toms River North Boys Basketball Still Atop A South Despite Graduations   By John Sorce

Toms River North Boys Basketball Still Atop A South Despite Graduations By John Sorce

Jan 16, 2018 | Basketball

TOMS RIVER – The Toms River North boys basketball team has been a constant threat in Shore Conference A South over the past few seasons, capturing three straight A South titles and owners of a 32-game winning streak against A South competition.

Hard Work Is Paying Off For Mater Dei Senior Guard Kyle Cardaci By Lou Monaco

Hard Work Is Paying Off For Mater Dei Senior Guard Kyle Cardaci By Lou Monaco

Jan 16, 2018 | Basketball

In his senior season at Mater Dei Prep, Kyle Cardaci’s hard work is paying off.

Undefeated Manchester Girls Basketball Steamrolling Through Shore Confernce By Mike Ready

Undefeated Manchester Girls Basketball Steamrolling Through Shore Confernce By Mike Ready

Jan 16, 2018 | Basketball

MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP – After Dejah Adams’ three-pointer with 5.7 seconds left in the game handed the Hawks a dramatic 34-33 win over Middle Township last season for their first ever sectional title, you would think that would be hard to top. Don’t hold your breath.

Week Eight Shore Conference Boys Basketball Roundup  By Mike Ready

Week Eight Shore Conference Boys Basketball Roundup By Mike Ready

Feb 13, 2018 | Basketball

Neptune (17-4, 13-1) has won eight in a row including their 53-36 statement-making win over CBA on Tuesday and a 56-42 win over division rival Colts Neck on Thursday.

Upset-Minded Ranney Nipped By Roselle Catholic In Emotional Heartbreaker By Mike Ready

Upset-Minded Ranney Nipped By Roselle Catholic In Emotional Heartbreaker By Mike Ready

Mar 20, 2018 | Basketball

TOMS RIVER – The Ranney boys basketball team wanted nothing more than to pull off one of the biggest upsets in Shore Conference history in the NJSIAA Non-Public B final at the RJW Barnabas Health Arena.

Ranney, Rumson lead Shore Conference Boys Basketball By John Sorce

Ranney, Rumson lead Shore Conference Boys Basketball By John Sorce

Mar 20, 2018 | Basketball

Ranney was the top team in the Shore this season in boys basketball. The Panthers won their first-ever Shore Conference Tournament title and advanced to the Public B final, where they lost by two points to Roselle Catholic.

Infusion Of Shore Conference Talent Has Brookdale Men Off To A Torrid Start By Mike Ready

Infusion Of Shore Conference Talent Has Brookdale Men Off To A Torrid Start By Mike Ready

Jan 16, 2018 | Basketball

LINCROFT – Last season Brookdale captured their fifth NJCAA Region XIX men’s basketball championship in program history and advanced to the NJCAA DIII National Championships before losing in the first round after weather-related flight delays got them to the tournament site just hours before tipoff.

2017-18 Shore Conference Boys Basketball Preview By Mike Ready

2017-18 Shore Conference Boys Basketball Preview By Mike Ready

Dec 19, 2017 | Asbury Park, Basketball, Christian Brothers...

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Ready To Rumble – Focusing On Shore Conference Wrestling

Ready To Rumble – Focusing On Shore Conference Wrestling

Jan 16, 2017 | Asbury Park, Barnegat, Basketball, Boys, Brick...

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16th Annual Jersey Awards Honor Best of the Shore

16th Annual Jersey Awards Honor Best of the Shore

Jul 22, 2016 | Awards, Baseball, Basketball, Brick Memorial,...

2016, June 14 By Michael Ward The Parker House in Sea Girt is a great place to grab a bite to eat just a block away from the beach. But for the past six years, for one night in June it has hosted JSN's Jersey Awards and as such, hosts some of the best athletes that...

2018 State Champions

2018 State Champions

Mar 20, 2018 | Asbury Park, Barnegat, Basketball, Boys, Brick...

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JSN 17TH ANNUAL JERSEY AWARDS

JSN 17TH ANNUAL JERSEY AWARDS

Jul 04, 2017 | Asbury Park, Awards, Barnegat, Baseball,...

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