A couple of local football teams suffered gridiron losses Friday night. Ocean City lost its first game of the season, 38-6 to St. Augustine Prep in a game broadcast live on 106.3FM the Shore. And Wildwood was defeated by Gloucester City, 48-8.
Friday was a very unusual night for high school football. Lower Cape May’s game against Riverside was suspended indefinitely in the second quarter due to repeated lightning; no word on if or when that game will be resumed; Lower was leading, 14-8 at the time the game was called. In other action, Ocean City knocked…
Lower Cape May and Ocean City both begin their high school football schedules Friday night. Ocean City will try to improve on last year’s 7-3 record as they open up at Egg Harbor Township in a game to be broadcast live at 7pm on 106.3FM the Shore. And Lower Cape May will open at home…
Two Ocean City student athletes have selected schools to continue their careers. Baseball pitcher A.J. Campbell has selected Frostburg State in Maryland to play baseball. Alex Vitola, who plays softball for the Red Raiders, will attend Flagler College in Florida. For more, see Tom Williams’ story on CoastSportsToday.com.
Longtime Philadelphia Eagles tight end Brent Celek announced his retirement from the National Football League. Celek spent 11 years with the Eagles and despite offers coming in from other teams, he called it quits on Friday.
The Middle Township Panthers’ football team captured its first win of the season before Labor Day weekend. In a game broadcast live on WCZT Thursday night, Middle pasted Cumberland Regional, 35-7. Middle opened up a 35-0 lead which led to a running clock for most of the second half. Karl Giulian rushed for over 100…
Pleasantville High School footballs standout Mohamed Toure will continue his sports career at Rutgers University. Toure made it official on Friday, rejecting offers from other schools including Maryland and Temple. Toure is considered to be one of the best linebackers in New Jersey.
Former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Mychal Kendricks has been charged with insider trading. Multiple reports say that Kendricks has admitted to the federal crime. Kendricks is now a member of the Cleveland Browns’ organization. Kendricks is alleged to to have profited to the tune of $1.2 million during this trading.
Middle Township’s boys and girls soccer teams met the Philadelphia Union last Thursday. The teams were able to meet Union players and coaches, and hold a training session on the field. Middle Township’s boys team will play Mainland at Talen Energy Stadium on October 9th.
Former Lower Cape May Regional baseball and football star Matt Szczur will be staying with the San Diego Padres. Szczur cleared waivers and is now part of the Padres’ AAA team in Texas. Szczur was designed for assignment last week.