In case you missed it last night, the Philadelphia Eagles traded out of the first round of the NFL Draft. The Birds sent their pick to the Baltimore Ravens, who used the pick to select Louisville QB Lamar Jackson. The Eagles get three draft picks in return.
Members of the Lower Cape May Regional High School lacrosse team put down their sticks and picked up rakes and barrels on Monday to help an elderly Lower Township resident who is suffering from cancer to clean up her property. CoastSportsToday.com reports exclusively that the efforts were through the HEADStrong Foundation. Players and coaches led…
A star softball player at Wildwood Catholic High School became the first player in school history to get 100 hits. Emily Cimino got the big hit Thursday in a 19-5 win over Cape May Tech. Cimino is only a junior. For more, see a video and photo at CoastSportsToday.com.
Wildwood Catholic High School basketball standout Caleb Fields has officially signed on with Bowling Green University. Fields signed the deal with the University during an event at his high school Friday afternoon. Fields averaged 21.4 points per game last season for the Crusaders. For more, including a video, see Brian Cunniff’s story on CoastSportsToday.com.
Wildwood High School graduate Frank Vogel has been reportedly dismissed as the head basketball coach with the NBA’s Orlando Magic. Vogel’s teams posted a 54-101 record during his two seasons, according to the ESPN report. A search will be immediately conducted by the Magic for a new coach.
The world champion Philadelphia Eagles will open their preseason at home against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The NFL released the preseason schedule which will include games against the Patriots, Browns and Jets. The exact dates and times have not been released.
Lower Cape May Regional High School basketball star Pat Holden will continue his playing career at Widener University. Brian Cunniff of CoastSportsToday.com reports exclusively that Holden is one of five Cape May County high school boys basketball players to pass the 2,000 career point mark in his career. For more, see the story on CoastSportsToday.com.
Some Ocean City High School sports stars have picked colleges to continue their academic and athletic careers. Football star Harry Pfeifle will play at Farleigh Dickinson-Florham; runner Mickey Baker will continue her career at Monmouth; lacrosse star Danielle Donoghue will play in two years at Mount Saint Mary’s, and soccer stair Josiah Nistorenko will play…
All hail the Mighty Szczur! Lower Cape May Regional High School graduate Matt Szczur has made the opening day roster for the San Diego Padres baseball team. Szczur graduated from Lower Cape May 11 years ago and used to play for the Chicago Cubs.
Newly acquired Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett turned himself in to police on Houston and posted his $10,000 bail. Bennett is accused of injury to the elderly after he allegedly shoved a 66 year old paraplegic woman who was working at security at a Super Bowl game 13 months ago. He could face up…