Monthly Archives: February 2017

VERMONT UNIVERISTY GETS A BIG FISH…NAMED ROSE CAVERLY

Red Bank Catholic kids are always in high demand. This year no player was more recruited outside of  Kimi Evans than Josie Larkin’s in the shore. In the 2018 class, no player has gathered more attention than Rose Caverly. She has proved this year, … Continue reading

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IT’S COMING UP ROSES…ST. ROSE SCT CHAMPS

I will leave history to the experts like GREGG LERNER.  But today I witnessed the best defensive half court preformance, in all my years watching Shore basketball. Today St. Rose did what nobody dreamed was possible 5 years ago. They … Continue reading

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DAWN KARPELL….ANYONE…ANYTIME…ANYWHERE… ANYPLACE.

She is the Queen of the court. Her team is everyone’s championship game. She will play anyone, anywhere anytime, anyplace. She creates roles for every single player in her program. NOBODY IN THE STATE DEVELOPS and prepares players for college, … Continue reading

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JOE WHALEN PLAYING ON HIS OWN TERMS

St. Rose Coach Joe Whalen will try and win his first SHORE CONFERENCE TITLE this weekend at Monmouth University. This will be the first time he will been favored to win the event. In his previous trip the opposing team … Continue reading

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SHORE ADOPTED LINDSEY MACK VERBALS TO FDU

When current Fordham University senior Danielle Padovano gave Fordham a verbal commitment, I called her a Shore adopted signee. I had know Padovano since she was four years old. She started training at NBS at a very early age. She … Continue reading

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IT’S ALL IN THE DETAILS….

We can put all the talk to rest. The four best teams to start the year are playing for the  difficult  high school chanpionship there is to win…. THE SHORE CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT …..IT’S ALL IN THE DETAILS. All four of … Continue reading

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NO SURPRISES…HYDUKE AND ALLEN STEAL THE SHOW

The St. Rose supporters think there SEEDING was wrong before the SCT started. They say they were just 8 seconds away from being the #1 seed. How could they drop to #5?  Conveniently forgetting to mention that RBC lost to … Continue reading

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SURVIAL,REDEMPTION,FIGHTERS, BURSTING BUBBLES AND HISTORY

We saw it all last night in the 2nd round of the SCT. We saw what  Survial looks like. We saw what fighters look like and we saw bubbles burst. We saw redemption and historic moments. WE saw NEPTUNE with … Continue reading

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SCT PICKS…

Manchester vs Middletown South- There is the game of the day. Manchester started the year out, hoping for a solid season after losing two senior stars. Middletown South started the year ranked in the Top 10 in the state despite … Continue reading

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HOWELL GOES KA-BOOM….THE UNKNOWN’S ARE KNOWN NOW

Did you hear that loud bang. Did you hear something go boom in the night. What you heard last night was not a mentor, but rather a shooting star. That goes by the name of Howell High School. Howell High … Continue reading

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SCT FIRST ROUND MOST INTERESTING MATCH-UPS

Today the first round of the Shore Conference Tournament takes place and their are some interesting matchups. More than any other year these games can have a real bearing on the next round. In most years the Shore first round … Continue reading

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YOUR TEAM HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO WIN THE SCT?

  THINGS YOUR TEAM NEEDS TO WIN SCT… Tomorrow the SHORE CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT really kicks off.  People will be talking about the past and whose record against whose is better. They will discuss last year and the year before, as if … Continue reading

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SEASON ENDING AWARDS AND SCT SEEDING PROJECTIONS

This weekend ended with a loud bang. First SJV sent a message to all. They knocked off RFH and LUHI on the road on back to back nights. Folks that is beastly and the defending SCT champsright now, may be … Continue reading

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THE ST. ROSE THREE….

There will always be kids who get it. There will always be kids who see the big picture. There will always be kids who are loyal to their teammates, school, coaches and the past. These players win games, these players … Continue reading

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2021 TOP 5 FRESHMAN and IMPACT FRESHMAN

CORE SKILLS TRAINING on Saturdays at HOOP GROUP is a gateway into the future. It’s a ten week training program that allows talented kids to work on there skills and compete at a high level. It’s very hard for the talented … Continue reading

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SCT TIME AND WHATS AT STAKE? AWARDS, TOP 8th GRADERS AND SEEDING

We are moving closer to the SCT as the season winds down. So what do I know right now? MY ALL SHORE TEAM…I think right now three of these spots are  up for grabs come  SCT time. I don’t factor … Continue reading

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Top Ten and Weekly Awards…

  COACH OF THE WEEK- Joe Whalen- St. Rose Coach Whalen again proved he is one of the best in the state. In his teams first game against a ranked opponent, his troops trailed at the half. But Coach Whalen … Continue reading

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MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERISTY GETS MEGA STEAL IN NIKKI STEVENS

  Montclair State continues to make the Shore its personal recruiting playground. The D3 powerhouse already has 3 former Shore players starting( seniors Zoe Curtis, Rachel Krauss and jr. Katie Sire) on there nationally ranked team. All three, have a few things in … Continue reading

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MEGAN HUGHES FINDS THE PERFECT MATCH

  Last summer at Academic Elite, I sat with new HOLY FAMILY head coach Melissa Dunne (http://athletics.holyfamily.edu/coaches.aspx?rc=223&path=wbball). She told me she wanted to recruit the Shore Conference. She asked me about a number of kids. She told me that she didn’t … Continue reading

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