Monthly Archives: December 2014

SHORE EARLY SEASON THOUGHTS…

As the Holiday basketball season comes to a wrap and we prepare to say goodbye to 2014. Like every year the Shore faithful are offering up their opinions in the usually strong fashion. There is no grey area when it … Continue reading

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Holiday Wrap Up…WEEK TWO TOP TEN

It was a banner weekend for the Shore Conference during the Holiday Season. The shore Conference teams dominated almost every tourney they were involved with. But the real story has to be the shocking lost of SJV to Franklin, more … Continue reading

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THE TOMS RIVER STARZ… CHANGING UP THE GAME IN OCEAN

  The future of Ocean County Basketball… AAU basketball has always acted as a feeder system for High School teams in the Shore Conference, especially for Monmouth County teams. There is the Central Jersey Hawks, The New Jersey Sting, the … Continue reading

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TINA LEBRON AND SJV SLAYING DEMONS…

There will be a lot of talk about SJV’s win over Rumson- Fair Haven last night. Some will focus on the play of Kimi Evans in the first half. Some will talk about Kelly Campbell being…well Kelly Campbell. Some will … Continue reading

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OPENING NIGHT WRAP UP

The Shore Conference started off with a bang this year. Defending Champion Manasquan proved they will be in the hunt all year as they held serve in beating RFH in the first of two battles. Southern High School sent a … Continue reading

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BOBBY FISHER, THE QUEEN AND PRINCESS, TWO BUZZARDS AND A NEW WARRIOR

If you are looking for Bobby Fisher, you can stop searching he is roaming the sidelines of Manasquan and he is a woman now. If you wanted to see the Queen and Princess all you had to do was attend … Continue reading

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SHORE TOP TEN..WEEK ONE

THE SHORE CONFERENCE TOP TEN FOR WEEK ONE is pretty easy. But I can promise you these teams are not ranked in the order I believe they will finish. While there is no super team, this could be the deepest … Continue reading

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B SOUTH CONTENDERS…

B SOUTH CONTENDERS B South gives out two champions and an overall Champion. There will be a Public Winner and a Parochial Winner. Unless there is a major upset along the way, Central Regional led  by Coach John Truhan and … Continue reading

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A SOUTH CONTENDERS

A SOUTH-FAVORITE Hall of Fame Coach Kathy Snyder will be missed Again this is a one horse race on paper. Southern Regional won the A SOUTH title last year. But they lost two games in conference to Tom River North … Continue reading

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A NORTH CONTENDERS…

A NORTH- This division is a two Horse race with line mines everywhere.  Middletown North, Marlboro and that funky style of play by Manalapan, make for dangerous game for both Freehold Twp and Middletown South.   Middletown South had a … Continue reading

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B NORTH CONTENDERS…

B North, could be the most interesting Division and most underrated division in the Shore Conference this year. Now on paper this may look like two horse race…DON’T BELIEVE IT. It may also appear that RBC is the heavy favorite…DON’T BELIEVE IT.  The … Continue reading

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SHORE CONFERENCE PREVIEW

There will be some real battles for Shore Conference titles this season. No question the toughest conference not only in New Jersey but maybe in the country is A Central which is loaded with superstar coaches, players and schools with … Continue reading

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AROUND THE SHORE THIS WEEKEND

The buzz is getting bigger everyday as we approach the start of the 2014-15 season. Gregg Lerner previews ( http://www.msgvarsity.com/new-jersey-girls-basketball-articles-1.1123624 ) I’m sure kept everyone busy and the Star Ledger came out like gang busters with their season preview (http://highschoolsports.nj.com/girlsbasketball/ )you … Continue reading

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YOUR HIGH SCHOOL MUST COME FIRST!

Yesterday I came to the realization that too many kids playing high school basketball have their priorities a little mixed up. When I hear a young lady misses a scrimmage because she chooses to watch a college play and therefore … Continue reading

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The Best Keep Secret In The Shore…Glen Jansen and Colts Neck!

Glen Jansen became the 4th coach in Colts Neck short history to win a sectional title last year. Colts Neck High School has only been around since 1999 and has already won a Shore Conference Title and appeared in a … Continue reading

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JEN LOURO IS BLOWING UP!

Last summer I watched Jen Louro play at the NBS camp and if the truth were told, I was disappointed. I felt the pace of the game was too much for her during the week. I thought it was maybe … Continue reading

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Jasmine Sina Is Making Them Pay!

Today I want to take a little mini detour and give everyone who at times has been overlooked a thought. So often kids will produce and perform at a high level, yet a blind eye is turned to that kid. … Continue reading

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