One of the true, all time legends of the Middle Township sports community has passed away. CoastSportsToday.com’s Brian Cunniff reports that John Roberson has died. Roberson was a 1948 graduate of the school who was later a college athlete at the University of Indiana before returning to Middle to coach football and basketball. Roberson is…
A local high school football game this fall will pay special tribute to veterans. CoastSportsToday.com’s Brian Cunniff reports that the Lower Cape May football game scheduled on September 17th will raise money for Run for the Fallen New Jersey. Lower will square off against Lindenwold in a game to be broadcast live on WCZT Radio.
Brian Haas has been named as the new Athletic Director at Roman Catholic High School in Philadelphia. Brian Cunniff of CoastSportsToday.com reports that Haas previously worked in the same position at Wildwood Catholic and Archbishop Wood high schools.
Mainland’s Chase Petty is heading to Minnesota. The Twins selected the former Mainland Mustang pitcher in the first round of Sunday’s baseball draft, 26th overall. Petty can throw 100 miles per hour and was the best pitcher in high school baseballl this season in New Jersey.
It’s a State Group III baseball championship for Ocean City High School. The Red Raiders knocked off Pascack Valley High School in 14 innings, 3-2, on Sunday. Jack Perry knocked in the winning run for Ocean City.
The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association is dropping capacity limits for indoor sports, along with mask requirements. Starting on May 28th, masks will no longer be needed and as of June 4th, capacity limits are gone.
The Philadelphia Eagles made a trade with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Tuesday. The Eagles acquired cornerback Josiah Scott and in return, they give up a sixth round draft choice in 2023 along with cornerback Jameson Houston. The trade was reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter on his social media account.
It looks like the Philadelphia Eagles will open their season on the road in Atlanta. There are many schedule leaks being reported today in advance of the official release of the NFL schedule by the league tonight at 8 o’clock. Many sources say the first game of the season will be Dallas at Tampa Bay.
Former Philadelphia Eagles star Leroy Keyes has passed away at the age of 74. Keyes lived in Indiana, and he played several positions for the Eagles, including running back, in the 1970’s. Keyes finished second in the Heisman Trophy balloting to O.J. Simpson.
A quarterback from South Jersey who took the Baltimore Ravens to an NFL championship is now a Philadelphia Eagle. The Eagles have signed Joe Flacco to a one year contract. Flacco grew up in South Jersey, went to the University of Delaware, and has a home in Avalon.