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Trenton will be the motorsports entertainment epicenter with the nation’s most competitive monster trucks as they invade the Sun National Bank Center Feb. 12 and 13. See these incredible 10,000-pound, carcrushing giants compete in Racing and Wheelie Contests, and then rock the house with amazing Freestyle Action during the Monster X Tour. Tickets and Pit …

Eagles cap perfect football season with state crown

By WAYNE WITKOWSKI Correspondent Middletown High School South’s Cole Rogers (27) sprints by Phillipsburg High School defenders during the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section II, Group IV final at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford. Rogers scored a pair of touchdowns in the 35-7 victory on Dec. 5 that completed a perfect 12-0 season for the Eagles. …

Late touchdown wins Rockets Central Jersey Group II title

By MATTHEW ROCCO Correspondent RARITAN Raritan High School, after stumbling into the NJSIAA football playoffs, stunned previously undefeated Lincoln High School with a last-minute touchdown to win its first state championship since 2004. Facing a fourth-and-9 with 10 seconds before the final whistle, the Rockets surged back in front when quarterback Marc Carnivale found Nick …

Running away in first

STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER ERIC SUCAR Christian Brothers Academy’s (CBA) Blaise Ferro, who is seen here placing second at the Meet of Champions on Nov. 21 at Holmdel Park, won the Nike Cross Nationals Northeast Regional Nov. 28 at Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls, New York. The senior clocked 15:45.90 for the 5K course. The meet was …

Hawks’ Robinson National Player of the Week

It’s been a historic season for the Monmouth University men’s basketball team, and December is just beginning. During the month of November, Monmouth stunned national power UCLA on the Bruins’ legendary home floor, Pauley Pavilion. The Hawks followed that up at the AdvoCare Invitational in Orlando, Florida, by scoring their first victory over a top-25 …

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St. John Vianney High School’s Kristen Politz was named to the New Jersey Girls Gymnastics Coaches Association’s All-State Team for the all-around.