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With NJ COVID-19 cases on the decline, winter sports are given the all clear to continue. However, there are still many precautions and concerns.

Is it a “game on” for winter sports?

Ryan Lemberger March 12, 2021

With COVID-19 cases on the decline, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has declared it safe for winter high school sports to begin. However, health officials and parents are concerned that it will contribute...

Despite Myles Garrett’s indefinite suspension for
demonstrating violent behavior, Cleveland Browns fans continue to support the former defensive end and team.

Players tackle penalties on and off the field

Sam Skolnick January 17, 2020

A punch, a spit and a push to the ground are all considered assaults that would likely lead to charges in everyday life. Yet on the football field, these are normal behaviors that go unpunished. However,...

This is Stark’s first year playing volleyball for Manasquan High School’s varsity team, as well as the first year that the school has offered volleyball as an official sport.

Stark serves success on Manasquan Volleyball team

Riley Forrester October 19, 2019

Every time she steps on to the volleyball court, junior Brooke Stark of Manasquan has the same goal in mind: “To play the best I possibly can and to make sure that everyone on my team is ready to play.” This...

Lin competes at the Amateur Athletic Union Diving Nationals at Northside Swim Center in San Antonio, Texas in July of 2018.

Lin makes a splash in competitive diving

Kaitlyn Delaney September 13, 2019

After injuring her elbow from gymnastics in 2016, junior Melody Lin of Freehold Township found herself in search of a new sport to occupy her time. Though Lin lost interest in gymnastics, she explained...

Junior Ainsley Vetter of Wall stunts on the ice

Injuries put CHS students on a break from athletic success

Michael Rau May 10, 2019

Sophomore Zoe Conner-Bennett of Ocean Township had been participating in gymnastics, basketball and softball in seventh grade, but after landing unusually on a trampoline during gymnastics, she never played...

(pictured: Kyle Guy) The University of Virginia beat out Texas Tech to win the title.

UVA wins March Madness

Emma Barofsky May 10, 2019

For basketball players and watchers alike, the month of March isn’t complete without a bracket. Each year, fans unite as they eagerly await the start of an annual tradition: March Madness. This phenomenon,...

NFL referee Bill Vinovich was the subject of scrutiny after his call against the LA Rams in an NFC title game.

Referees prove to be game changers

Isabella Castelo March 15, 2019

The possibility of a biased referee during the biggest game of a team’s career is a daunting one. This is what happened to the LA Rams. According to Rams Wired, Rams fans everywhere petitioned to...

Pa. Governor Tom Wolf signs the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law to protect students at Pa. schools.

Hazing poses dangers to high school, college students

Emma Barofsky March 12, 2019

Senior Phoebe Drummond of Little Silver runs cross country for Red Bank Regional High School. Last year, the upperclassmen on her team decided to blindfold sophomores during practice, while others would...

Senior Allie Beekman of Neptune dances to Out Tonight from Rent in a solo jazz performance at the 2017 Adrenaline Dance Convention.

Dancers define the role of art and beauty in sports

Allie Beekman November 21, 2018

There is one question dancers always dread, the one question where the answer is not “plié”: Is dance an art form or a sport? There are various arguments supporting both sides, and often dancers’...

Lebron James unveils I Promise School to public

Lebron James unveils “I Promise School” to public

Mia Gallo September 14, 2018

Any avid basketball fan knows the name Lebron James. From his free throws to three pointers to NBA championships, James is one of the biggest names in professional basketball history. But, there is more...

Survey of 163 students from May 15 to May 22, 2018.

Politics make way into athletics and affect CHS students

Meredith Prud'homme June 15, 2018

If you have ever attended a youth sports game, be it baseball, football or any other sport, you probably see it all too often: the coach’s child or their “favorite” receives preferential treatment....

Hecht runs cross country for Wall High School in the fall.

CHS athletes balance sports and summer activities

Lauren Arnao June 15, 2018

When faced with busy summer schedules, CHS students must balance working, family and sports. Some sports require athletes to train on their own or with their team, which can interfere with other summer...

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