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Athletes wear protective gear to avoid injury

Athletes wear protective gear to avoid injury

Erica Sammarco
November 8, 2016
Filed under Sports

In a survey of 89 CHS athletes on Oct. 19, 45 percent wear either glasses, contacts, braces or retainers in their games. Some athletes, like year-round runner and sophomore Colleen Megerle of Colts Neck, have to deal with both braces and glasses in sports. “I got contacts recently which are a lot o...

Lifeguarding is a popular summer sport

Lifeguarding is a popular summer sport

Emme Leong
September 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Summer jobs are in high demand for teenagers who are looking to earn some spending money. But it’s difficult to find the compromise between soaking up the sun and getting a decent job. For many CHS students, a lifeguarding job provides that balance. A September survey showed that nearly 6 perc...

Athletes beat the varsity blues

Athletes beat the varsity blues

Shannon Bradley
September 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Many CHS students return to their home high schools to play sports. Some students began doing this as early as freshman year and began playing varsity their starting year. Senior Kat Holtz of Hazlet did not expect to start varsity as a freshman but did. She accomplished this after beating out a senio...

Preseason sports prove to be worth lost summer fun

Preseason sports prove to be worth lost summer fun

Emma Wilenta
September 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The last few weeks of summer can be a dreaded time for students. Daunting thoughts of the upcoming school year, school supply shopping and cramming summer reading can consume the last few weeks of summertime. But for some, the tail-end of summer before a new school year are occupied with other co...

Miller leads his pack on the Wall track team and beyond

Shannon Bradley
June 17, 2016
Filed under Sports

Junior Matt Miller of Wall Township is dedicated to his track team, both on and off the field. Miller has been running on the fall and winter track and cross country teams for a total of 11 seasons. Thomas Bocchino, Miller’s track coach spoke highly of Miller. Bocchino said,”It’s been g...

MCVSD students pursue college sports, some with scholarships

Shannon Bradley
June 17, 2016
Filed under Sports

MCVSD students are known to work hard and play hard, as principal James Gleason said on the first day of the 2013-14 school year. All five of the career academies are nationally ranked in the top 100 high schools in America, according to Niche, a school information site. Some MCVSD students play sp...

Zika virus threatens Olympic Games’ attendance

Zika virus threatens Olympic Games’ attendance

Nick Hession
June 17, 2016
Filed under Sports

This year’s Summer Olympic Games start on Aug. 5 in Rio, Brazil and public concern regarding the Zika Virus is creating backlash for the Olympic Committee. People with an O blood type are the primary carriers of the disease, which causes relatively mild symptoms, according to the Center for Dis...

Monmouth Regional Falcons win opener

September 24, 2013
Filed under Sports

By DANNY SHIN Asst. Sports Editor Fans of the Monmouth Regional Falcons went home happy last week when the Falcons picked up a huge win on the road last Friday over the Point Pleasant Boro Panthers 27-20 in a non-league contest. With the win, the Falcons have now matched their win total from their infamou...

Rebels look to make an impact this season, Weber says

September 20, 2013
Filed under Sports

By MATT LAMB Sports Editor With every new season comes an opportunity for players to rebrand themselves and to make an impact on their teams for the tough journey that lies ahead; junior Brooke Weber of Howell Township said she is looking to do just that for the Howell Rebels girls varsity soccer t...

Spartans set on success

February 12, 2013
Filed under Sports

By DANNY SHIN Staff Writer To win the division. To make a deep run in the Shore Conference tournament. To play well in the State tournament. These are the goals of the Ocean Township Spartans boys’ varsity basketball team. The Spartans have a 6-7 record and are in fourth place in the Shor...

Mets Field Reporter spoke at CHS

February 11, 2013
Filed under Sports

Motivating people to chase their dreams and explaining how he got where he is today, Mets Field Reporter Kevin Burkhardt spoke to a group of CHS students yesterday.

Kevin Burkhardt at CHS

January 25, 2013
Filed under Sports

By HANNAH WALLACH Students were treated to a visit last week by Kevin Burkhardt, the field reporter for the New York Mets telecasts. Burkhardt visited during third period to share his experiences in the sports profession. ...

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