Two local high school football teams will play for the South Jersey Group IV football title this evening. Ocean City travels to Millville for the game which kicks off at 6pm. Ocean City has one of the stingiest defenses in the State; they combined for one loss this season.
One of the most successful coaches in New Jersey high school football history has passed away at the age of 59. NJ.com reports that Drew Gibbs died this morning. Gibbs was the football coach at Ramapo High School. Gibbs won seven sectional titles in 21 seasons.
Lower Cape May Regional High School’s girls field hockey team has been eliminated from the South Jersey Group I playoffs. On Thursday afternoon, Lower dropped a 3-0 decision to Collingswood, according to Brian Cunniff from CoastSportsToday.com.
The Middle Township boys soccer team lost in a South Jersey Group 2 playoff game against Manchester Township Monday afternoon. CoastSportsToday.com’s Brian Cunniff reports Middle dropped the decision 5-4, on penalty kicks following a 4-4 draw.
The Middle Township High School football team has a playoff berth. Middle Township will play at Haddonfield in a Central New Jersey Group 2 playoff game. The game is scheduled to be played Friday, November 5th, at Haddonfield. For continuing coverage, please see CoastSportsToday.com.
A true legend in the local high school sports community will get a major honor this weekend. Ocean City High School is naming its press box at Fenton Carey Stadium after Tom Williams. Williams has been a local sports broadcaster for decades in our region and has made countless and significant contributions to the greater…
Dave LaTorre is the new boys basketball coach at Millville High School. The Daily Journal reports that LaTorre received the job earlier this month; he also is the golf coach at the same high school. LaTorre replaces Mike Jones, who resigned earlier this year.
Saturday was a difficult day for the Middle Township High School soccer programs. The girls team dropped a CAL semifinal game to Mainland, 2-1. The boys’ team also lost a CAL semifinal game by the same score to Hammonton, 2-1.
Longtime fan favorite Zach Ertz has been traded by the Philadelphia Eagles to the Arizona Cardinals. The veteran tight end was traded Friday to Arizona for conerback Tay Gowan and a fifth round pick in next year’s NFL Draft, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Middle Township will host a girl-boy CAL Tournament semifinal doubleheader on Saturday. CoastSportsToday.com’s Brian Cunniff reports the Lady Panthers will battle Mainland at 11am; Middle Township is the top seed in the tournament. After that game, the boys’ team will host Hammonton at 2:00pm. For more, see CoastSportsToday.com.