In the biggest upset of the high school football season, Hammonton defeated Holy Spirit Friday night, 18-7. Jaiden Abrams rushed for 226 yards in that game. In other action, Ocean City improved to 4-0 with a 44-6 win over Absegami. Riverside knocked off Wildwood 36-6. Today, Middle Township plays Gloucester Catholic in a game to…
Wildwood Catholic basketball is going nationwide. A boys basketball game featuring Wildwood Catholic and The Patrick School will be aired nationally on ESPNU on Saturday, February 8th. Both teams are expected to be among the top five teams in the state. For more, see Brian Cunniff’s coverage on CoastSportsToday.com.
Ocean City’s football team had a solid night on Friday, shutting out Bridgeton, 42-0. It is Ocean City’s third consecutive shutout victory to begin the season. Quarterback Joe Repetti tossed four touchdown scores. For more, see Tom Williams’ coverage on CoastSportsToday.com.
It was no contest Friday night as Buena took care of Middle Township at Memorial Field in Cape May Court House, 32-0. Five different players scored touchdowns for the Chiefs, who improved to 2-1 on the season. It was Middle’s first loss of the season. In other action, Pleasantville routed Lower Cape May, 45-6.
Four local football teams are in action tonight. Leading the way is Lower Cape May, who has a home date with Pleasantville. Also on the docket…Wildwood at Clayton, Ocean City at Bridgeton, and Middle Township taking on Buena.
The threat of unpleasant weather associated with Hurricane Dorian has convinced Middle Township High School to move athletic events from Friday, to Thursday. Middle Township announced boys and girls soccer games, tennis, and field hockey matches have all been moved up to Thursday. For complete high school sports coverage, see CoastSportsToday.com and Brian Cunniff’s Twitter…
Two former Lower Cape May Regional basketball standouts have been hired to coach Division I college basketball. Lauren Holden has been hired to be an assistant at Farleigh Dickinson University, while Stephanie Carideo is now an assistant at the University of Pennsylvania. For more, see Brian Cunniff’s story on CoastSportsToday.com.
A couple of local football teams opened their seasons with victories Friday night. Cedar Creek knocked off Willingboro, 24-20, while Pleasantville upended Salem, 27-18. Holy Spirit was blasted by Mount St. Joseph, 56-27.
Former Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel is back with the team, this time as the hitting coach. Manuel comes back to the team that he led to a World Series championship 11 years ago. Manuel is 75 years old.
A 2013 graduate of Wildwood High School did nothing but help his chances at making the final cut for the Arizona Cardinals. Wes Hills scored a touchdown and rushed for 37 yards in the Cardinals’ preseason opener late Thursday night. He was signed by the Cardinals as a free agent. For more, see Brian Cunniff’s…