MAYS LANDING — Technically, it was still summer on Wednesday afternoon. Maybe that explains the hot start by the Absegami girls volleyball team. Or, it could be the fact that the Braves have five talented and highly motivated seniors leading the way.
MAYS LANDING — When ACIT ripped off an 8-0 to start the second half and take a 29-15 lead over visiting Atlantic City on Wednesday night, RedHawks coach Jason Vander Ryk should have been able to sit back, relax and watch a blowout victory. But he's faced the Vikings enough to know that no matter what the score is, they're not going to go away.
The Vikings made a frenetic rally in the waning minu
MAYS LANDING — With a full slate of games the next few days and the Diamond Classic this weekend, St. Joseph baseball coach Tom Carney wanted to get his starting pitcher out in the fifth inning after the Wildcats took a 4-0 lead on host ACIT in the hopes he could use him again later in the week.
MAYS LANDING — On April 27, ACIT security guard Terry Tully fetched Jacob Hackett and told him his presence was required at the main office. Hackett immediately got a lump in his throat. Getting called down to the office is not usually a good thing when you are a high school student. So there was a little bit of trepidation in Jacob's fingers as he guided his wheelchair down to the office.
MAYS LANDING — Bobbie Beck was staring down a potential loss on Monday afternoon at ACIT. The tying and winning runs were at second and third with one out, and the host RedHawks had their Nos. 4 and 5 hitters coming up. Absegami's defense put Beck, the Braves' senior lefty ace, in a precarious position with a pair of catcher's interference calls and an infield error that had already led to a run
Congrats to Mainland's Deirdre Lenzsch for taking home last week's 97.3 ESPN High School Athlete of the Week honors.
As we head into the Spring sports season, we have a new batch of local student-athletes this week who have proven themselves worthy.
You can vote for your pick, and hear the winner announced on the South Jersey Sports Report with Tyler Donohue Saturday morning beginning at 9:00.