Matt Szczur’s stint with the San Diego Padres has come to an end. CoastSportsToday.com’s Brian Cunniff reports that Szczur has been designated for assignment by the Padres which means the team can either trade, release, or waive him. He was batting only .187 for the Padres this season.
Former Lower Cape May Regional High School student Will Wareham is the new basketball coach at Rowan College at Gloucester County. CoastSportsToday.com reports exclusively that Wareham takes over a successful men’s basketball program at the college. For more, see Brian Cunniff’s story on CoastSportsToday.com.
Some local soccer players are headed to the U.S. Youth Soccer national tournament for the second straight year. CoastSportsToday.com reports exclusively that the South Jersey Futbol Club U-17 team advanced with a 3-0 win last weekend in West Virginia. Many of the players hail from Cape May and Atlantic counties.
Ocean City High School baseball pitcher Dan Nunan is expected to sign with the Los Angeles Angels in Arizona later today. Nunan is 18 years old and was picked by the Angels in the 12th round of the recent MLB draft. Nunan has committed to play at Delaware University.
Former Middle Township soccer star Anthony Maher was inducted into the Mercyhurst University Athletic Hall of Fame during a ceremony earlier this month. Maher was a first team Division II All-American after scoring 24 goals in 2001. Maher later went on to play for the Kansas City Comets professional team. For more, see Brian Cunniff’s…
The Wildwood Catholic boys soccer team has a new coach. Jim Lushok was hired to become the new coach of the Crusader program. Lushok is one of the all time great goaltenders in Crusader history. For more on this story, please see Brian Cunniff’s story at CoastSportsToday.com.
Wildwood Catholic track and field stars Chalres Fields and Rakim Coyle were medal winners at the annual Meet of Champions event on Saturday at Northern Burlington High School. Seven Ocean City high school athletes also participated in the event. For a recap and video, visit CoastSportsToday.com.
This is a first..former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Terrell Owens will not attend his own induction into the football Hall of Fame this summer. Owens announced today that he will not attend the ceremony in Ohio and will announce in his future what his alternate plans are. No living inductee has ever skipped the ceremony.
Bryan Colangelo is out as the President of the Philadelphia 76ers. He resigned his position today and disclosed that it was his wife who was behind the Twitter burner accounts that criticized members of the team. His wife allegedly tried to delete and hide key components of the account before the investigation started. His resignation…
Dan Russo has been named the new boys’ basketball coach at Vineland High School. The Daily Journal reports that Russo was approved as the new head coach during a board of education meeting Wednesday night. Vineland won ten games last season and bowed out of the playoffs after one game.