Category Archives: Local Athletes

Rutgers Commit, Adonis Jennings: An Athlete Made to Perform, A Star In The Making

There are two different types of athletes in the world; athletes made to play and athletes made to perform.  Adonis Jennings, wide receiver and Rutgers commit from Sicklerville, NJ, is the perfect

Who is the NJSIAA? Executive Director Steve Timko Explains Latest Developments

By Steven Timko, executive director, NJSIAA   Back when I was a kid, my friends and I played pick-up games whenever and wherever we could. The sport itself didn’t matter – sometimes,

Middlesex Mooney: Colts Newest (and Youngest) Head Coach Takes Over Baseball Program

During the 2010 and 2011 Middlesex County College baseball seasons, one familiar face on the diamond was first baseman Christopher “CJ” Mooney.  While he left to earn his Bachelor’s Degree, Mooney is

College Corner: Season-opening Weekly Awards Handed Down by Local Athletic Conferences

In field hockey action, Monmouth junior goalkeeper Amanda Westerweller (Holmdel, NJ/Holmdel) was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the first time in her career. Westerweller turned

Pope John Paul XXIII’s Brown In The Spotlight

Pope John Paul XXIII High School football senior Noah Brown is a player to watch during the 2013 season, if his 2012 highlights are any indication. Brown played wide receiver, running back

Hernandez’s Consistency Leads To Success In Day 1 of Junior Championships

Old Bridge’s Lauren Hernandez hit all four routines during her first day of competition in the junior women’s division at the 2013 P&G US Gymnastics Championships Thursday. Her consistency ruled a day

Hernandez and Agrapides Among New Jersey Hopefuls at Gymnastics Nationals

Hartford, Conn. - Midway through Wednesday morning, Lauren Hernandez took the floor at the 2013 P&G US Gymnastics Championships in Hartford, Conn. and demonstrated why she is one of the most talked

Athlete’s Voices: Dina Parise, Episode 2: It’s all about the Journey

Positive Action: The hunt for additional Marketing Partners is the equivalent of Movie actors working as waiters while searching for that big break! You work and work with your nose to the

Heather “The Heat” Hardy Returns to the Ring on July 24 in NYC

Brooklyn’s undefeated all-action pro boxer Hardy returns to Roseland Ballroom in NYC to face Cassie Trost in a six-round bout. NEW YORK, NEW YORK – On Wednesday, July 24, 2013, Heather “The Heat”

STEELERS LINEBACKER WORILDS LEAVES LASTING IMPRESSION ON CARTERET YOUTH

Nearly seven years ago to the day, Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds walked across the football field at Walter Overholt stadium to receive his high school diploma as a graduate of Carteret High

OLIVIA GALATI CONTINUES TO BEAT THE ODDS AS PRO CAREER BEGINS

You’ve heard it said many times before – doesn’t quite fit the mold of your classic elite athlete. Well, for West Babylon, NY native and Hofstra University All American softball pitcher Olivia

IMMACULATA PRODUCT, THEO RIDDICK, DRAFTED BY DETROIT LIONS IN SIXTH ROUND OF 2013 NFL DRAFT

Just shy of his 22nd birthday, Theo Riddick was drafted by the Detroit Lions this afternoon in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Theo Riddick, known for his tremendous impact