Friday, May 17, 2013
Colts lost to Rams, 2-1.
The Christian Brothers Academy lost to Southern Regional in the Shore Conference Tournament final in Manahawkin on Thursday. The Rams lost the first game 25-20 but beat out the Colts by 25-14 and 25-17 in the next two games, according to APP.com. This is Southern Regional's fifth SCT win. Are you a Colts fan? Blog and share photos on Middletown Patch.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
In its first Varsity season, CBA defeated St. Peter's Prep at Rutgers on Friday.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Estimated 400,000 people expected in region; team practices to be held in Florham Park and Media Day in Newark
The 2014 Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium is expected to have a $550 million economic impact on New Jersey and New York, with an estimated 400,000 people in the region, according to a report on dailyrecord.com. Businesses should start preparing for the flood of visitors now, according to speakers at The Big Game Huddle, an informational and networking event held Wednesday at Raritan Valley Country Club. “Start the celebration now,” said Wayne Hasenbalg, president and chief executive officer of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority. “You don’t have to wait until the week before the game," he told the dailyrecord.com. That impact will be felt in North and Central Jersey, as one of the competing teams will practice at the Atlantic …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Students, parents, coaches, boosters are all welcome on Middletown Patch.
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013
If you were thinking of skipping the gym today, you'll have to think of better excuses.
The young have no more excuses when it comes to working out. Cindy Carney has been teaching fitness for four years in Marlboro, to seniors at Sunrise Senior Living. One of her students is 101-years-old. Carney said she has some students who are with her weekly, as she teaches fitness to increase mobility and strength in her students. Exercises include balancing on one leg, squats to increase leg strength and make it easier to get out of a chair, and cardio to up the heart rate and strengthen the heart. So if you were thinking of skipping the gym today, you'll have to think of better excuses.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Media reports say both teams are barred from competing for the state tournament title after Saturday's bench-clearing brawl.
UPDATE, 6 pm Monday. Both teams have been disqualified from the NJSIAA state tournament, reports the Two River Times on TRTNJ.com. The attorney representing the Rumson-Fair Haven Regional parent accused of assaulting a Buc player said his client will plead not guilty, said Mitchell Ansell of Ansell Grimm & Aaron in the Asbury Park Press. Original report, Monday 8 a.m. A sixth-inning collision — during a tie game when a Red Bank Regional player running from third base collided with the Rumson-Fair Haven catcher — cleared both benches and ended up with all brawling players possibly suspended from upcoming games and the arrest of a Rumson parent for alleged assault, according to media reports. Patrick Maisto, 49, an RFH parent, is accused …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Marty Kenney is the fourth coach in state history to hit the landmark, according to Shore Sports Network.
Christian Brothers Academy baseball coach Marty Kenney celebrated his 700th career win on Thursday, according to Shore Sports Network. Kenney has coached the Colts for 40 years and the milestone came with a 1-0 victory over Middletown South, the report stated. Only four coaches in the history of New Jersey high school baseball are members of the 700-club and only two are currently living: Toms River South coach Ken Frank and now Kenney, Shore Sports Network reported.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The Dreams for Kids All Star Team is made up of current and former NFL players, and local teams fielded from the community.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Over 40 members of the Jersey Shore Running Club participated in the marathon.
Text messages and phone calls flew rapidly among members of the Jersey Shore Running Club (JSRC) Monday. Any other year, these would have been messages of congratulations for the 40 or so club members running the challenging Boston Marathon course. Instead, the communications took on urgency: are they all safe? Moira Easton Haron of Spring Lake Heights ran faster than her planned marathon time and finished ahead of the explosions. Krissy Suckow of Wall made it out of Boston and was on her way home. All the JSRC members were indeed fine. With the club’s largest racing event, RunAPalooza, set to take place in Asbury Park on Saturday, JSRC leaders called for a show of solidarity at the event. Wear blue and yellow, the Boston Marathon colors…
Monday, April 15, 2013
The former coach, fired for abusive behavior towards his basketball players, was spotted coaching a seventh grade girls basketball league this weekend.
Mike Rice was fired for hurling basketballs at his players and unleashing insulting homophobic rants, but the former Rutgers mens basketball coach was spotted over the weekend coaching a seventh grade girls AAU team in Holmdel. Deadspin.com reported that Rice, who lives in Little Silver, was seen coaching a 12-year-old girls basketball team at Holmdel High School on Saturday night. The article cites tweets by contributor Brian Geltzeiler of hoopscritic.com reporting that Rice was acting "crazy as ever yelling @ both refs and kids." Geltzeiler posted in a follow up tweet, "Just to clarify. I'm not joking. Mike Rice is actually coaching a 7th grade girls AAU team today and he's still acting like a mad man." The news elicited a number of …