Dave Hakstol is out, Joel Quenneville is in as head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers. Quenneville takes over a last place team after winning three Stanley Cup titles with the Chicago Blackhawks. His first game at the helm may be against Detroit later this week. This story was first reported by the Courier Post.
The high school basketball season tipped off Friday night with three local girls teams collecting victories. Wildwood Catholic, Middle Township, and Ocean City all won their season openers, while Lower Cape May and Cape May Tech dropped their opening games. On the boys’ side, Wildwood Catholic beat Millville by 20 points, and Lower Cape May…
Matt Szczur is now a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks organization. CoastSportsToday.com reports that Szczur has signed a minor league contract and has an invitation to Major League spring training. The Lower Cape May graduate has played for the Chicago Cubs and San Diego Padres. For more, see Brian Cunniff’s story on CoastSportsToday.com.
Carson Wentz’ season with the Philadelphia Eagles may be over. The Eagles announced that Wentz has a fracture in his vertebra and he will miss Sunday’s game in Los Angeles against the Rams, and maybe the rest of the season. The Eagles are 6-7 on the season and a loss will all but take them…
Four juveniles have been charged with committing hazing as part of the high school wrestling program at Schalick High School. The juveniles are accused of aggravated assault and other offenses. The juveniles allegedly forced another youth into a shower and attempted to assault the individual with a broomstick. State Police continue to investigate.
Manny Diaz will be introduced as the next head football coach of the Temple Owls. The Philadelphia school will hold a press conference today to announce that Diaz is the pick to replace Geoff Collins. Diaz is the defensive coordinator at the University of Miami.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz will reportedly not play Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams, the same team that destroyed his knee last season. NFL.com reports that Wentz will not play in the game, and it’s possible the Eagles may shut down the quarterback for the remainder of the 2018 season.
St. Joseph’s of Hammonton is the New Jersey Non Public II football champions for 2018. St. Joseph’s defeated Holy Spirit, 41-22 in the title game that was played at MetLife Stadium in the Meadowlands. Thousands of fans made the trek from South Jersey for the game.
Lower Cape May Regional High School football player Joseph McGhee will be honored in January by the Maxwell Football Club of New Jersey. McGhee was the only player from Cape May County to make the list of 62 players who will be recognized by the prestigious organization. One of those players will be selected as…
After five years, Ron Hextall is out as general manager of the Philadelphia Flyers. The Flyers announced the move on Monday and for now, the coaching staff remains intact. Hextall was a longtime goalie for the Flyers and served as the general manager for five years.