Transition game key for Spotswood boys hoops team

SPOTSWOOD By JIMMY ALLINDER Correspondent The faces change from season to season, but what doesn’t is how the Spotswood High School boys’ basketball team plays an up-tempo transition game that usually leaves opponents breathless. Imagine what they must be thinking now that head coach Steve Mate said he plans for this year’s Chargers to run …

Working against the defender

MATT DENTON Middlesex Community College’s Nazjae Imes, left, searches for an open teammate during the team’s Dec. 3 game against the Community College of Philadelphia in Edison. Middlesex scored 104 points in the victory. The women’s basketball team is off to a 6-1 start overall and 6-0 in Region 19 play.

Warren’s success based on hard work and dedication

By JIMMY ALLINDER Correspondent Allie Warren East Brunswick High School student-athlete Allie Warren learned early in life that success in any endeavor requires a coordinated effort built around hard work. As a 10-year-old, Warren followed in the footsteps of her mother, Laurell, a former twirler for the University of Michigan, and won the New Jersey …

SPORT SHORTS

The Central Jersey Umpire Association is looking for men and women who enjoy baseball and would like to make extra money. The group has many games on weekends, weeknights and weekdays from 7U to summer college level. Cadet training for 2016 will begin in February. Call or email Ron Marino for more info at 732-829-8036 …

SPORT SHORTS

The Sayreville U8 Jr. MetroStars are a high-level boys travel soccer team playing for Sayreville Soccer Club in the MAPS league. The team is comprised of 7- and 8-year-old boys from South Amboy, Sayreville, South River and Avenel. They completed their regular season undefeated at 10-0 with 49 goals scored and six goals against. They …