Township gymnastics team overcomes adversity, injury

Barbara Floyd found herself bouncing between roles as coach of the Brick Township gymnastics team to teacher. Some team members had experience and competed in club programs in the off-season. Others never tried the sport until making the Brick team. Floyd isn’t complaining, especially after a "relatively good season," despite injuries that set her team …

Memorial girls have state sectional in their sights

Mustangs faced Shawnee yesterday in semifinals By Wayne witkowskiStaff Writer By Wayne witkowski Staff Writer Still smarting from a 1-0 upset to Lacey in the quarterfinals of the Shore Conference Tournament, perennial power Brick Memorial is ready to move ahead in its drive for a fourth straight trip to the NJSIAA South section championship game. …

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CHRIS KELLY Brick Township’s Amie Marmon throws the ball in during a recent game in Brick.

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The Coast to Coast Amateur Stars are now seeking baseball players ages 11-18 and softball players ages 14-19 from New Jersey who would like the opportunity to represent the United States at a two-week summer tournament in Australia. Team age groups include 11-12, 13-15 and 16-18 for the boys, and 14-15 and 16-19 for the …

DeTata’s switch makes Brick one of state’s elite XC teams

Township girlsbenefit from formersoccer player By wayne witkowskiStaff Writer Township girls benefit from former soccer player By wayne witkowski Staff Writer Going into the season, coach Don Blair thought this could be a special year for the Brick Township High School girls’ cross-country team. "I thought we could be in the running for the county …

Brick Memorial boys are ready to play for titles

Mustangs stun top seed CBA in Shore Conference Tournament semifinals By wayne witkowskiStaff Writer By wayne witkowski Staff Writer CHRIS KELLY Brick Memorial’s Sean Docherty battles with CBA’s Jamie Richards for the ball during the semifinal game in Hazlet on Saturday. For the past two seasons, the Brick Memorial High School boys’ soccer team has …

Green Dragons one step closer to state playoffs

Brick squad shows character in winover Southern By wayne witkowskiStaff Writer Brick squad shows character in win over Southern By wayne witkowski Staff Writer JERRY WOLKOWITZ Brick Township’s Hanieff Rodriguez runs around a Southern Regional defender during the Green Dragons’ 15-13 win on Saturday. With the win, Brick (6-2) improved its chances for a NJSIAA …