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
Festive sendoff for the Class of 2013.
At Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, happy high school seniors filed down hallways and out of school behind the newly formed bagpipe and drum band, as a ceremonial grand exit. The last day of school for seniors was May 3, but exams continue. In a 3rd year tradition for the all-boys school, CBA President Br. Frank Byrne led the tuneful procession out into the sunshine, where there were hugs, handshakes, and photos. This video was posted by the CBALincroftNJ.com homepage and on the CBA Lincroft Facebook page.
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.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
The art show at Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft.
Forty-one artists, many from the local area, are selling original paintings, historic items, jewelry, posters, blown glass and photos at the CBA Mothers' Club 38th Annual Fire Art and Antique Show, through Sunday afternoon, Feb. 3. The show benefits the all-boys academy in Lincroft, NJ. The sale is also supported by businesses who purchased ads in the journal, which contains a free ticket for the raffle. The progressive 50/50 will be announced today at 2 p.m. Last year, the winning won $6,000. Platinum sponsors include Classic F.A. Packers and Shippers of Teterboro, Salt Creek Grille of Rumson and Princeton, DesignNJ of Freehold. Gold sponsors are the CBA Alumni Association, Jersey SHore Arena of Farmingdale, Bill & Ed's Landscape …
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Tom O'Neill runs 15:31 while CBA wins third straight Meet of Champions at Holmdel Park.
The Christian Brothers Academy cross-country team won its third straight Meet of Champions at Holmdel Park on Wednesday, while Tom O'Neill of Middletown North won the individual title. O'Neill, a junior, ran 15:31 to win the individual title, tying him for 10th all-time at Holmdel Park. "I was pretty excited," O'Neill said. "I knew I could win it, I had been working pretty hard all summer." O'Neill entered the season never having won a championship race. Now he has won four, also winning the Group 3, Central Group 3, and Shore Conference races. "I was just trying to shock the world," O'Neill said. "I wanted to be the best this year, so I'm pretty happy." On the team side, Christian Brothers Academy won, despite holding out its top five …
Monday, November 19, 2012
On Saturday the winningest boys running team in state history took home the NJSIAA Non Public A championship -- for the 24th time.
The celebrated Christian Brothers Academy Boys Cross Country team zipped through the backwoods and fields of Holmdel Park Saturday to win the NJSIAA Non Public A Championship. Sportswriter Jim Lambert said in the Star-Ledger that CBA "cranked out the greatest performance in meet and course history to take down two monumental records." The Colts set a new team average, with 16:03.2 for the Holmdel course. The Lincroft team dominated the finish line. While Red Bank Catholic's Rob Napolitano took first place in the the race with 15:59, beating CBA's Mike McClemens by one second, the next five runners were all from CBA. In a video interview with NJRunners.com, McClemens said due to Hurricane Sandy, some members of the team missed a day or …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Founders say they are searching for temporary and permanent spaces -- but CBA won't be Trinity's new home.
At its first public event in Lincroft, the founders of the all-girls school Trinity Hall announced they are engaged in discussions with Middletown officials about potentially opening their school on a site within the township in fall 2013. The founders made the announcement before 150 people at an International Day of the Girl event held Thursday night at Christian Brothers Academy. The event served as a preview for the documentary called 10X10, which highlights the education of 10 girls in 10 developing countries, set to be released this spring. Parents with daughters ranging in age from preschool through eighth grade filled about half of the CBA theater. Trinity Hall supporters working the event handed out posters that read "Girls + …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Holmdel resident and CBA grad Pete Yurkowski competes in 'Survivor: Philippines,' which premieres Wednesday on CBS at 8 p.m.
Pete Yurkowski, 24, of Holmdel, will be competing on the 25th season of the 'Survivor' series, which premieres Wednesday at 8 p.m. on CBS. "I never thought I'd be on a TV show," Yurkowski said. "I had just graduated college and my mom was telling me to get a job. I saw the application for 'Survivor' and sent them a tape and bio and they called me back." Yurkowski, an engineering graduate, was a fan of the show when it first came out and thought he would be a good fit for it. "I love sports, love physical activity, it's dangerous, they put you in the middle of nowhere, it's a strategy game and I'm good at lying and manipulating people," Yurkowski said. "I saw no problem in trying to manipulate people to go for a million dollars." …
The Colts, who won the Nike Cross Nationals last year, have won a national-record 316 consecutive dual meets. Top runners are Seniors Jack Boyle of Avon, Bill Bragg of Middletown, and Aaron Liberatore of Marlboro and junior Mike McClemens of Millstone.
- On USA Today
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Four of Christian Brothers Academy's top seven cross-country team runner have returned from the 2011 National Championship Team. Already, they are showing improvement.
Coming off its first national title and 17th Meet of Champions title, the Christian Brothers Academy cross-country team has its eyes set on another potential historic season. “We just want to be the best that we can possibly be,” head coach Tom Heath said. “We need to get to where they can run.” Seniors Jack Boyle of Avon, Bill Bragg of Middletown, and Aaron Liberatore of Marlboro and junior Mike McClemens of Millstone are the four returners from last year’s top seven. “I don’t think any of us will be happy unless we return and win the national championship again,” Bragg said. The team already indicated signs of being better than the 2011 squad. Heath said that during their preseason time trial on Friday, they averaged a school record 9:29…