Monthly Archives: January 2015

STEPHANIE KARCZ A DIFFERENT 1000 POINTS

A number players will reach the thousand point mark this year. This is a benchmark, it’s a way for a player to leave a lasting memory for fans, coaches, family and future generations. Stephanie Karcz scored her 1000 point last … Continue reading

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CHEKASKA ANDREWS IS GROWING INTO A STAR!

It’s an old story, told over and over, year after year. It’s the story of the talented player, playing for a high school team that quite frankly is not very good. The player is talented, yet nobody wants to hear about … Continue reading

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WEEK 7- TOP TEN/ WEEKLY AWRDS

This weeks Top 10 has “NO MOVEMENT”  for the first time. The weekly awards were the toughest choices to date. This past weekend MAY have been the most exciting weekend, we have this year. We got to see a terrific … Continue reading

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ST. ROSE TAKES OUT A SUPER POWER

There are no questions left to answer at this point. Today St. Rose answered the biggest question of all when they defeated a super power.  In one of the most exciting games we may see all year, St. Rose defeated … Continue reading

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MANASQUAN/RUMSON..DEJA VU ALL OVER AGAIN

Last night Manasquan and Rumson went after it again and this time all the prime time players showed up. Marina Mabrey was great, Grace Stant brought her A game all evening. Seniors Sam Sabino and Janae Mayfield were both sensational … Continue reading

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SJV/ CHRIST THE KING….GUEST BLOGGER

YESTERDAY’S SJV GAME I ASKED A FRIEND TO BLOG ABOUT THE GAME… I WILL TRY TO DO MORE OF THIS IN THE COMING WEEKS…. Victory Grind for SJV In a battle of two Top 10 Metro NYC teams, the hosts … Continue reading

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A SPECIAL NIGHT IN THE SHORE

Tonight is  ONE of the reasons why the Shore Basketball Conference is the best girls basketball conference in America. This evening high school basketball fans will need to make a tough choice. The good news is either choice they make, … Continue reading

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The FRESHMAN DILEMMA

This year’s shore freshman class is one of the best ever. I am not sure we have ever had a class this deep in talent. Not only is the class loaded with future D1 players. It has large number of … Continue reading

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WEEK SIX…TOP 10….WEEKLY AWARDS…MESSAGE TO SHORE FANS

This weeks Top 10 Poll will have a few changes. One thing was made crystal clear last week and that is Joe Whalen’s St. Rose team is as legitimate as they come. There were some doubts surrounding St. Rose, do … Continue reading

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MID-SEASON AWARDS

Shore Conference Mid-Season AWARDS- The Mid Season awards are here and like every year there is no guarantee the post season awards will end up the same. But for now these are the players that have made the biggest impact … Continue reading

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MIDDLETOWN SOUTH VS. HIGH POINT

MIDDLETOWN (9-2) VS  HIGH POINT (7-1) TIME– 11:00 PM GAME-#1 OVERVIEW- Tom Brennan is one of the best in the state MIDDLETOWN SOUTH- No team has been hit by the injury bug harder. They started the year out in the … Continue reading

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RBC VS CHATHAM

RED BANK CATHOLIC  (9-2 ) VS CHATHAM (8-3) GAME-#2 TIME – 12:4PM OVERVIEW- Red Bank Catholic– They are young and I mean real young. They start two Freshman, two Sophomores and Senior Alex Brazotti. They have had some good moments … Continue reading

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RUMSON-FAIR HEAVEN VS WEST MORRIS

RUMSON -FAIR HEAVEN (8-2) vs WEST MORRIS (7-1) GAME-#3 TIME– 2:45 pm OVERVIEW– The home of the BULLDOG CHALLENGE RUMSON  has run off 8 wins in a row. They are #4 in Greg Lerner’s Top 15 and #3 in the … Continue reading

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MANASQUAN VS NEW PROVIDENCE

MANASQUAN  (11-1) vs NEW PROVIDENCE (8-3) GAME – #4 TIME- 4:15 PM   OVERVIEW 2014 Rookie of the year Stella Clark MANASQUAN has spent most of the season at #1 in every poll until last week, when SJV defeated them … Continue reading

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ST. JOHN VIANNEY VS MORRIS CATHOLIC

ST. JOHN VIANNEY (8-1) vs MORRIS CATHOLIC (8-1) GAME– #5 TIME– 6:00 pm OVERVIEW Coach Karpell has her team running on all cylinders ST JOHN VIANNEY has played everyone  and there grandmother this season. They knocked off #1 Manasquan and  … Continue reading

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THE BULLDOG CHALLENGE IS A DREAM EVENT FOR COACHES AND FANS

This Sunday the Bulldog Challenge will take place at Rumson -Fair Haven high school (74 Ridge Road, Rumson, NJ 07760). The representation in this event is basically a Who’s Who of the Shore. The individual talent in this event is … Continue reading

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MEGAN McGUINNESS IS COMING HOME!

Megan McGuinness has turned into a thing of BEAUTY To say I love MEGAN McGUINNESS would be a insult to everything she represents as a basketball player, student, friend, daughter and sister. There has been no words to describe who … Continue reading

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SHORE TOP TEN/ WEEKLY AWARDS

The Top 10 teams in the shore remain the same, but as expected we have a lot of movement. Teams 1-6 are pretty clear. But the order of 7-10 is not as clear and WHILE they are having good years, … Continue reading

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BELIEVE IN YOUR CHILD…FIND A WAY!

Sometimes a kid get caught up in a tough situation and can’t find a way out. Sometimes a kid makes all the right moves and nobody believes in them. Sometimes a kid feels they will never get their chance. They … Continue reading

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MY ADVICE TO COLLEGE COACHES…DESIREE ALLEN

If you are a college coach listen and pay close attention to what I ‘m about to say. This will be quick and right to the point. The Shore Conference, is loaded with 60% or higher of the states D1 … Continue reading

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THE BIG GIRLS BITE BACK!

Last night Holmdel found out playing with the big girls is no easy task. Dawn Karpell and her battle tested crew jumped on Holmdel early and never looked back. SJV as in most years has played stiff competition all year … Continue reading

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MARLBORO…WEEK 4 RANKINGS

If you are new to the Shore Conference the name Brad Hagensen may not mean a lot to you. But if you are a Shore Historian or a SJV fan the name has fond memories of year’s gone bye.  Coach Haggenson … Continue reading

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FOLLOWING THEIR DREAMS

Sometime tomorrow around 3 pm I will push a button and send over 500 college coaches  2  lists . One will feature the best Juniors in and out of  the Shore Conference and the other  list will be of unsigned … Continue reading

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A MESSAGE TO ALL…JUST GET BETTER!

Today I want to send a message to all kids, but most importantly to 8th graders. Tomorrow we start Core Skills training at the Hoop Group, I do not believe there is a better 10 weeks in the winter for … Continue reading

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SHANNON COYLE HAS LONG BRANCH …DREAMING!

With the New Year comes new beginnings and nothing is more new than what is going on at Long Branch High School. Shannon Coyle has given an entire group of girls hope, not just for today but for the future … Continue reading

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