sport shorts The Middletown Tornadoes notched a win and a tie to move into second place in the MOSA U-9 Girls Premier Division. After an opening day loss to Lacey, Middletown tied a powerful Peninsula Eagles team, 1-1 and then defeated the East Windsor Vipers 3-2. Stopper Jessica Davila, halfback Brittany Matteucci and Alexa Dubrosky …

SJV duo leads North to OT win in Coaches Classic JERRY WOLKOWITZ Jenn Daly of Middletown North brings the ball up against Lindsey Wiest of Toms River East in the Shore Basketball Coaches All-Star Classic last Wednesday. By tim morris FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP — Nina Vecchio to Vanessa Putnoky for two. It was a familiar feeling …

Caseys beat Mariners to take TOC crown JACKIE POLLACK Lindsey Woodfield of Red Bank Catholic beats Toms River North’s Kelly Burger down the court in last week’s Tournament of Champions final. By lindsey siegle PISCATAWAY — Why should the Tournament of Champions final be any different? All year long the Red Bank Catholic girls basketball …

Performance at plate could be key for SJV Kommendant will count on offense and defense as pitching develops With several key veterans back, the St. John Vianney High School softball team is out to reclaim its customary perch atop the Shore Conference’s Class B North Division. Last season, the Holmdel Lancers went 23-4-1 overall and …

sport shorts The Old Bridge Parks and Recreation Department will hold the 26th Annual Old Bridge Wrestling Festival’s individual tournaments on July 22, 23 and 30. There will be 12 individual tournaments separated by age groups and style (scholastic, collegiate, freestyle and greco-roman). The Central Jersey Summer Duals, a 16-team high school event, will be …

Senior All-Star basketball games tonight at FTHS Kevin Cullen of Middletown South will be among the stars taking the floor tonight in Shore Conference All-Star basketball game. T he best seniors in the Shore area will have the opportunity to lace up their basketball sneakers one last time and play on the same side as …

HOW SWEET IT IS der=0 bgcolor=”#D0D0D0″> Members of the Red Bank Catholic girls basketball team celebrate their 64-63 victory over Willingboro during the semi-finals of the Tournament of Champions Saturday at the Dunn Center in Elizabeth. They advanced to Tuesday’s finals against Toms River North. SEAN GUTHRIDGE

Coaches come up with new plan for football By lindsey siegle H owell vs. Jackson. Middletown North not meeting Middletown South on Thanksgiving Day. East Brunswick riding the bus to Hunterdon Central every year. Under a new plan by the New Jersey Football Coaches Association that could all be a reality as soon as the …

NJFCA may score with latest plan T he first play went nowhere, but the New Jersey Football Coaches Association has come out of the huddle with a plan that just might get it into the end zone. Last year the NJFCA delivered a plan for revamping the structure of high school football in the state …

Caseys bounce Blue Eagles, 60-45, for title RBC receives first-round bye, will play in TOC semifinal on Saturday der=0 bgcolor=”#D0D0D0″> JACKIE POLLACK Lynne Zoltowski (above) battles with Immaculate Heart Academy’s Jenn Lee (21) and Taryn Scinto for a loose ball in the NJSIAA Parochial A championship game on Saturday in the Dunn Center in Elizabeth. …