JUST US GIRLS….PLAY FOR CURE…A HIT!!

Tracey Sabino, has proven again right now nobody is doing it better. Her JUST GIRLS PLAY FOR A CURE was nothing short of a  masterpiece. It’s clear this event is now on its way to being one of the best … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

ERIKA PORTER ALWAYS SHOWS UP…

By now you may have heard the story of Erika Porter’s first appearance at NBS. That player no longer  exist, Erika Porter is now one of the most in demand players in the state. She has worked hard every step … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

PLAY FOR A CURE..JUST US GIRLS IS STACKED!

This weekend the JUST US GIRLS “play for a cure” Event will take place at Hoop Group in Neptune. This will be the 6th year of the highly competitive event. More importantly it is for a wonderful cause in the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

JUST US GIRLS..PLAY FOR A CURE IS STACKED

                                          This weekend the JUST US GIRLS “play for a cure” Event will take place at Hoop Group in Neptune. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

ISLA BRENNAN HAS EVERYTHING SHE WANTS…U OF SCIENCES!

So excited to say that I will be furthering my athletic and academic career at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia!! 🏀😈🏀 #GoDevils @southladyeagles @MBHoops10 @CoachTinyGreen @USciencesWBB pic.twitter.com/4gslUEnwtO — Isla Brennan (@islabrennann) September 11, 2018 Isla Brennan walked into … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

RAHMENA HENDERSON…NOTHING MAKES SENSE!

  There are a few things this time of year that make my head spin. But nothing is more disturbing than the recruitment of Rahmena Henderson of SJV. While recruiting is never an exact science, I have never seen anything … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

NBS..KICKS OFF THIS WEEKEND!

In two days the most competitive basketball program in New Jersey will kick off. Players from across the East Coast will gather and start a 12 week program in order to get ready for their high school season. NBS is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

TIME TO PAY UP…BUT YOU HAVE A NEW OPPORTUNITY

Today I am going to give you a real dose of reality. Soon your high school basketball season will start. You will have a chance to impress your coaches and teammates with your attitude, work ethic and of course your … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

THIS WEEK MATTERS…YOU BETTER KNOW!

YOU BETTER KNOW THIS WEEK MATTERS. You also better know what really matters. You better make sure that your focused on the job that is at hand. You better make sure you are on point. This week matters and it matters … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

THINGS HAVE CHANGES AND YOU BETTER GET WITH THE TIMES( this is real recruiting talk)

Today I’m going to give you a real dose of reality. I have always said when it comes to recruiting; information is king. Now more than ever you better pay real attention to what I’m about to tell you. If … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

MESSAGE TO COLLEGE COACHES…THIS IS EMILEE CRAMER

    Five years ago a young, thin, eyes wide open girl stepped into the NBS gym. I had no idea who she was and where she was from. A year later I found out, she was from Pennsylvania. I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

THE GYM RATS

So today I will give you the Gym Rats. I hope I don’t miss anyone as I did with Lauren Lithgow yesterday. But I corrected myself this morning and hope today I will repeat not my actions. Today I am … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

Shore Conference Top 5..Players and Coaches

Today it’s going to be a lot of fun as I rank players by position in the shore. Now I’m sure, I’m missing somebody and I’m sure I’m going to get a lot of emails and texts, that’s okay that’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

SHORE CONFERENCE TOP 5 PLAYERS BY COLLEGE POTENTIAL (BY CLASS)

                So today I will give you a list of the TOP 5 players in each class…based on college potential, there is a big difference. I cheated in the 2019 class, by adding … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

This Fall is …DIFFERENT!

Hello from Atlanta, its been a great summer. Its feels strange not being in the gym on a Sunday. So I needed a little basketball fix, while I take a break today. This fall will be different than any one … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

SUMMER TOP 10 MOMENTS…. ALL SHORE/All FRESHMAN PREDICTIONS

The summer is just about over and its been one heck of a ride. No off season has ever had a bigger effect on the SHORE CONFERENCE. There are more impact players entering the SHORE or changing teams this late … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

DAD…MOM….”IT’S HARVARD”…LOLA MULLANEY

It’s done and over and soon a new journey will take place. This journey was unlike anyone these eyes has ever seen. A great kid and great family, fighting for  acknowledgment. A young lady showing that anything is possible on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

Brelynn Bellamy/WILLIAM AND MARY….what’s not to like?

w’s There is something different about kids who attend SJV. There is something different about the way SJV kids develop. It’s a culture that breeds greatness and a competitive nature like no other. It’s a place where family is a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

SAJADA BONNER IS A BOBCAT

The competitive nature of a player is what  defines them. It’s that will to win and to be their very best. Some players run from competition, some players look for a easy path, when things are not going as planned. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

RANT; DREAMS…ELITE…RECRUITING BUSINESS

I talk about recruiting all the time, often to educate the public or to pass along exciting information. But I NEVER reveal a players recruiting status..EVER, that’s up to the kid and the schools recruiting a kid. Now college coaches … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

JERSEY SHORE SHOWCASE/ ACADEMIC ELITE KICKS OFF TONIGHT

  Starting tonight at HOOP GROUP IN NEPTUNE the summer recruiting period will heat up in New Jersey. This weekend for many it’s the last stop. There is no fall AAU, so for many seniors this is there last trip … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dawn Karpell….EDUCATOR FIRST!

Great coaches have their own style. They have a presence when they walk in a room. They have a coaching identity that jumps off the page when you watch their teams play. SJV COACH DAWN KARPELL has all this and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

TIANA JACKSON…THE TRUTH

Sometimes I just don’t understand things. Sometimes I grow tired of trying to explain things. Sometimes people just don’t want to listen and it can get  frustrating. Like when Megan McGunnis sat in my office crying. I tried to tell … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

MADISON ST. ROSE …A GIFT

Today I am going to talk about the complete package. It’s rare these days to find a player that brings everything to the table. We are talking about Talent, Work Ethic, IQ, UNSELFISHNESS , Toughness, a competitive nature and values … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

ELLA FAJARDO…NO PROBLEM!!

Academic Elite is right around the corner. Every year coaches from across the country attend the event. It’s now a staple for most coaches on the East Coast. I believe it’s the best one day event during the live period. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

The Early July Live Period Ends with a Boom!!

  The first round of the early recruiting period is over. There is lots of information and some real great stories. While most kids enjoy the live period it does come with the pressure of playing in front of college … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

NJIT AND DANI EVANS GET MARRIED…

NJIT and DANI EVANS got married yesterday. It was a match made in heaven for both parties. Dani Evans wanted to follow in her dad’s footsteps and be an  engineer. Glenn Evans is a NJIT graduate. NJIT Head Coach wanted … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

LOLA MULLANEY THE BEST 2019….IT’S NOT A OPINION

Today I am talking to every college coach in the country. Today you will get some real talk. Today I want to talk about the most complete player in New Jersey. Now you can disagree with me if you choose. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

5 Things College Coaches Shouldn’t Miss..

Tomorrow starts, unless there is a miracle the last live AAU period. It’s also a time where kids get a chance to show the fruits of there labor to college coaches. While stressful it’s a fun time for all. The … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

THE CROSSROADS AND YOUR DREAMS

Next week most high schools, year will come to a end. With that many athletic  dreams will continue. These dreams will move on to the next chapter and challenge. There also will be dreams that come to an end. There … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

NISANI SANTIAGO OF GIL ST. BERNARD’S

TODAY’S SPOTLIGHT PLAYER IS NISANI SANTIAGO OF GIL ST BERNARD. I have known her since she was in diapers. Her sister played Division one basketball at Fairfield U and Nisani is the newer,  much better version of her big sister. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

THE MOST COMPETITIVE CAMP IN NEW JERSEY…

  Next week the most competitive camp in New Jersey kicks off its summer. There is no camp like NBS in New Jersey. I don’t say that because I am part of NBS. I say it because its a fact. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

TEAM SPOTLIGHT….THE 2021 NEW JERSEY SHORESHOTS

Todays SPOTLIGHT TEAM IS THE 2021 SHORESHOTS. To put it simply they are the most recruited group by a long shot. They are a team that college coaches flock to see. The 2021 Shoreshots are a collection of the best … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

SPOTLIGHT PLAYER | Jada Baker of Barnegat High School

      Today’s SPOTLIGHT PLAYER is JADA BAKER OF BARNEGAT HIGH SCHOOL. There are players that have to rise above adversities during their career. Those that do become very successful. They have a greater appreciation for all that comes … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

SPOTLIGHT PLAYER…BIANCA GIORDANO OF JACKSON MEMORIAL

Today’s SPOTLIGHT PLAYER IS BIANCA GIORDANO OF JACKSON MEMORIAL. They say big players have to prove they can’t play. Small players have to prove they can play. If Bianca Giodrano has proved one thing, it’s that she can play. While … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

The Shoreshots 2018 Summer Showdown is STACKED!

This weekend kicks off one of the best events leading into the July recruiting period. THE SHORESHOTS SUMMER SHOWDOWN. This an event that has something for everyone. It’s a D1 college coaches dream event, except coaches are not allowed out. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

SPOTLIGHT TEAM…THE 2021 JERSEY SHORE REBELS

Today’s SPOTLIGHT TEAM IS THE JERSEY SHORE REBELS. They were by far the most successful team from Central Jersey this spring. They are a group of improving players who in many cases had major impact freshman seasons. They play a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

TEAM SPOTLIGHT….THE JERSEY WARRIORS

Today’s SPOTLIGHT TEAM IS THE JERSEY WARRIORS . It’s almost impossible to start talking about this team with using the name ADAMS. This team is led by Destiny and DOKOTA Adams. They are a group made up of players from … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

SPOTLIGHT PLAYER….2021 GRACE MUNT OF RUMSON FAIR HAVEN

                        Today’s SPOTLIGHT PLAYER  is RUMSON FAIR HAVEN Guard GRACE MUNT. She is a classic Program kid. Program players are a coaches dream at every level. They care more … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

TEAM SPOTLIGHT… 2020 CENTRAL JERSEY HAWKS (Westrol)

Today’s SPOTLIGHT TEAM IS THE 2020 CENTRAL JERSEY HAWKS/LIGHTING (Westrol). Long considered one of best run AAU organizations due to its drama free atmosphere, created by the people and parents who are part of the Hawks/Lighting. No stealing  players, no … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

SPOTLIGHT PLAYER…KAYLA RICHARDSON

Today’s SPOTLIGHT PLAYER is Kayla Richardson from Middletown South high school. Richardson is right now the most underrated, recruited player in Shore history by a long shot. The spring she has taken her game to levels I did not think … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

SPOTLIGHT..2019 JERSEY SHORE ELITE (CHAMBERS)

Today’s SPOTLIGHT  THE 2019 BETH CHAMBERS JERSEY SHORE ELITE TEAM. This is a team mostly made up of players who have verbaled to D1 school and are also D1 locks. Perhaps no team in Central Jersey has more D1 fence … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

TODAY’S SPOTLIGHT ..OLIVA OMELCHUK IS BETTING ON HERSELF

              Today’s Spotlight Player is OLIVA OMELCHUK, of Morristown-Beard. She is a player that many people in basketball circles are not familiar with her. She certainly physically will not stand out. But she has … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

MY RANT ON SOCIAL MEDIA…TELL THEM TO KICK ROCKS

I want to rant about social media today. It’s something that many people debate about. Not me, because social media is here to stay…like it or not. When it comes to sports it is a powerful weapon and if used … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT…PAIGE SLAVEN OF DONOVAN CATHOLIC

                          Today’s SPOTLIGHT player is PAIGE SLAVEN of Donovan Catholic. She is a player that has forced her way into the spotlight. She is one of those talented … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

SPOTLIGHT…2021 JERSEY SHORE ELITE

Today’s SPOTLIGHT is a team of up and coming players, THE 2021 JERSEY SHORE ELITE TEAM. This is a team mostly made up of players with low profile’s on the recruiting circuit, and this may be changing very soon. They … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

SPOTLIGHT TEAM….2021 NEW JERSEY BELLES

With the AAU season in full swing, I will SPOTLIGHT the top teams and players in Central Jersey. Today I will spotlight The 2022 NEW JERSEY BELLES, coached Ellen Masonious.  This is a young team, with talent in every position.  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

BRIELLE BISOGNO SPOTLIGHT

                                Today I start my Team and Player Spotlight. Each day I will spotlight a team or a player. Today I will start with what … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

WANT I HAVE NOTICED THIS SPRING…PLAYERS, TEAMS AND NCAA

We are now in the meat of the recruiting season. It’s also a time for me to talk about the things I have noticed around the Shore area. Now let me start by saying this, I see most of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

THE COUNT DOWN HAS BECOME!!

It’s official, the count down is beginning for every 8th grader and JV player who plays basketball. The count down to the first day of high school basketball. It is the time where players can make a statement. For in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

ELITE CAMPS ARE A MUST…HOW TO CHOOSE ONE IS THE QUESTION!

                This is a quick blog to help you today. First nobody knows if there will be AAU basketball come next July. Right now the men’s summer AAU is a thing of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

TRANSFERS, IMPACT BABIES…SPRING TOP 10

The balance of power in the shore has taken a serious turn this spring. On paper it appeared that SJV would be the #1 team to start the season. But with the transfer of LELANI CORREA to Manchester, there is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

ALL SALUTE LAUREN LITHGOW…HONOR DUTY AND COUNTRY

#GOARMY @ArmyWP_WBB ⚔️ pic.twitter.com/dm4NPsc2ms — Lauren Lithgow (@LaurenLithgow1) April 28, 2018           “Don’t get this twisted for one second, today’s blog is about family. It’s about the power of family. It about a journey a family … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

NOTHING LEFT TO WIN FOR MONTCLAIR GREAT… KATIE SIRE

Last night one of the best college basketball careers for a shore player officially came to an end, as KATIE SIRE for the 2nd consecutive year was named the Metropolitan coaches D3 PLAYER OF THE YEAR. It was a fitting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

LIVE RECRUITING UPDATES…

Folk it's time to say it Tracey Sabino right now is the G.O.A.T in girls basketball in New Jersey pic.twitter.com/4ck1zPbiEd — ellonya Tiny Green (@CoachTinyGreen) April 22, 2018 The live recruiting is a wrap and now it’s about getting ready … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

APRIL LIVE PERIOD ARRIVES…

Today the trek for the April recruiting period beings. Players, parents and coaches will be driving, flying and traveling to AAU events. Like every year, kids, parents and coaches will feel the pressure that comes along with this recruiting period. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

MORE ELITE CAMPS

BIG EAST CONFERENCE Providence College http://www.jimcrowleybasketballcamps.com/home JUNE 10th AUGUST 4TH SETON HALL 2017 Elite Camp – June 10 2017 Team Camp – June 11 Contact 973-761-9298, or lauren.defalco@shu.edu More Info: HERE   ST. JOHNS UNIVERSITY http://www.joetartamella.com/elite-camp.cfm JUNE 26th AMERICAN EAST HARTFORD … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

SOMOGYI CARDINAL TIP OFF..ONCE AGAIN A HIT…

I always feel like the AAU season does not begin until the Cardinal Tip Off Tournament takes place. Kristen Somogyi year in and  year out makes this event, must see basketball. She matches up the best competition and tells the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

2018 ELITE CAMPS EAST COAST

Aww PATRIOT LEAGUE ELITE CAMP DATES AMERICAN UNIVERSITY contact Tiffany Coll  coll@American.edu or call 2o2 885-3051     Date & Time Sunday, June 10, 2018 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Ages Grades 9-12 Cost $200 *$15 discount for registration by May … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

JENNA PAUL… WALKS THROUGH THE COLGATE FRONT DOOR…

So excited to say that I have verbally committed to play Division one basketball at Colgate University! #gogate @ColgateWBB @CoachTinyGreen @MBHoops10 pic.twitter.com/WESsdOEgxj — Jenna (@jennapaul_) April 8, 2018 Yesterday another 2019 Shore Conference player came off the recruiting board. She … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

JEN LOURO AND MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY CREATE NEW EXCITEMENT

https://twitter.com/jenlouro/status/976624794690088960 And with the above tweet, Monmouth University became a player in the Shore Conference for the first time in six years. Yesterday Monmouth University coach Jodi Craig told the basketball community, it all stops now. She sent a message … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

HOOP GROUP 2018 ALL FRESHMAN CRITERIA

On Tuesday evening 6pm,  the Hoop Group will release the 2018 All Freshman Team. This team was  finalized 10 days ago. It is never easy picking which 5 freshman had the best seasons. Notice I said seasons, not best players. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

ST. ROSE’S OTHER BIG THREE

Yesterday Lucy Thomas, Loving Marciano and Mikayla Markham did what they been doing for 4 years. They made big plays and played with confidence. The St. Rose program is built around these three. Yesterday they were sensational. There were 3 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

TRN…THREE BIG DECISIONS

“Dad I love Amanda Johnson, I always knew she was going to be good” Quote Candice Green asst Coach Colgate University. My daughter has always felt the Catholic U bound senior was special. But what she and others don’t know … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

ST ROSE ..REAL PERSEVERANCE

St. Rose won a big game yesterday. Many will  talk about the final score. Many will talk how St.Rose evened the score against SJV in another tough well fought victory. What few will talk about is something called  perseverance. Something … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

RECRUITING TIPS AND MISTAKES

10 THINGS TO HELP YOUR IN RECRUITING  1. YOU MUST DEVELOP NAME RECOGNITION 2. Send a highlight tape with newspaper articles and any Post season Awards 3. Sign up for Academic Elite Camps at Colleges 4. Ask your high school … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

PARENTS YOU BETTER STOP

Last summer I sat with around 70 college coaches at Academic Elite. It was an exciting time for all. It’s also a time when everyone is on pins and needles. The players are nervous and are hoping to showcase well … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

SOME ADVICE YOU BETTER TAKE!

Today I will pass on a little advice to parents and players as the seasons come to an end. I would first like you to know that playing basketball is nothing more than a coffee break. It’s something that is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

2017-18 SHORE CONFERENCE FINAL TOP 10

The 2018 season came to a close and it was a season of surprises. But somethings do remain the same as in the Powerhouse schools were just that again this year. The gap between Manasquan, SJV, St. Rose and RBC … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

DARA MABREY BLOWS US A KISS GOODBYE

e Manasquan just won the hardest title to win in girls basketball. I could tell you how Carly Geissler and Emma McMemaman set the tone with both scoring early layups. I could tell you how Faith Masonious and Lola Mullaney … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

SCT FINAL PREVIEW….SJV vs. MANASQUAN

THE SCT CHAMPIONSHIP           COACHES DAWN KARPELL – SJV– She is one of best in the business. She plays the best competition and nobody develops players the way she does. Her teams always play hard and are … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

ALEX MUMMERT HARD WORK AND DREAMS COME TOGETHER

  I have coached kids at the D1, D2 and D3 levels. I have coached kids that have gone on to play in the NBA. These are young people who made real sacrifices along the way. None had any guarantees when … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

RBC vs. MANASQUAN PREVIEW

Posted on February 20, 2018 by Tiny Green The SCT Semi Final MATCHUPS RBC vs MANASQUAN COACHES JOE MONTANO – He is the dean of coaches and more importantly has 5 SCT titles in his back pocket. His teams always … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

SJV vs. ST ROSE PREVIEW..SCT SEMI-FINAL

The SCT Semi Final MATCHUPS SJV vs. ST .ROSE COACHES   DAWN KARPELL – SJV- She is one of best in the business. She plays the best competition and nobody develops players the way she does. Her teams always  play … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

CORE SKILLS 7TH/8TH GRADE WATCH LIST

If you make the Core Skills watch list a few things are in your future. Like being a All Conference player in high school. Like being on college coaches wish list one day. The CORE SKILLS WATCH LIST is a accurate … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

TUESDAY IS GOING TO MATTER…

So what did we learn from yesterday’s quarter final games? Nothing new would be the answer to that question. Yesterday’s just confirmed what so many already knew. The gap between the Top 4 teams and the rest of the conference … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

2022 GOLDEN 7…WHO HIT THE JACKPOT

Tomorrow Core Skill Winter two will kick off. Each year Core Skills brings players to the light that we know little about before their arrival. The fact of the matter is Core Skills has acted as a lunching pad for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

SCT 2nd Round ..JUST LIKE WE EXPECTED

There is a reason the Shore Conference is the best Conference in America. It’s a conference with coaches who come up with game plans that change a game. It’s a conference where wars are fought. It’s a conference where upsets … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

SCT 2ND ROUND SPOILER ALERTS

Round two of the SCT will jump off tonight. The Top 4 seeds don’t appear to be in real danger yet. But everyone beyond those Top 4 seeds will need to be very careful of the land mines waiting. If … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

DAKOTA ADAMS A STAR WITHOUT FANFARE

The Shore Conference 2nd round games tomorrow will be loaded with stars. The best teams not only in the shore but the state will take center stage tomorrow. The first round winners will take on teams that will be heavy … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

SEASON ENDING TOP 10/ AWARD WINNING CANIDIDATES….

Today is the start of the SHORE CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT.  So with that I will give you my SEASON ENDING TOP 10. I will also give you my regular season award candidates leaders. Everyone needs to be very, very clear. While … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

DOES YOUR TEAM HAVE THE SCT KEYS?

THE BEST CONFERENCE IN AMERICA   Tomorrow the SHORE CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT really kicks off.  People will be talking not be talking about winning meaningless summer and fall games. The seeding debates will be old news. Some will compare scores as if … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

EXPECT FIRE WORKS AT SEEDING MEETING 🔥

There is going to be some fire works at today’s Shore Conference seeding. There is also going to be a lot of what “IF’S” after the seeding is all set in stone. One thing is clear the #1 seed is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

AMANDA HART…ISN’T IT ABOUT TIME?

I want to rant today. I want to rant about all which is good about high school basketball. I want to rant about unselfishness, leadership and most of about being a good person and teammate. I want to rant about … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

FINAL WEEK BEFORE SCT CUT LINE

The Shore Conference is coming to a close as the SCT seeding looms. This week will put everything in focus as the SCT cut off  ends this Saturday. There are a number of issues that still are sitting out there … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

CHRISTINA ANTONAKAKIS…MIT/1000 POINTS… AND WHERE ALL CHEERING

Some people spend there entire life doing more. Some people spend there entire life trying to always do their best. Some people are so well respected and liked by others that everyone roots for them. This is why when Christina … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

BETH CHAMBERS AND THE ST. ROSE KIDS ….Deserve better

While everyone goes about the business of enjoying the high school season. Mary Beth Chambers sits and watches it all take place. It would be easy for me to join everyone and pretend that Mary Beth Chambers has not been … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

BABY TALK…SLEEPER PLAYERS

There are so many storylines this season. There are players who have slipped under the radar. There players who have exceeded all exceptions and special babies having special seasons. There are also teams that are having excellent season but getting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

COLTS NECK IN FULL CONTROL OF A NORTH…

A North has turned into a dog fight and yesterday two teams were BARKING LOUD. Colts Neck went into Marlboro yesterday and walked away with the A North lead. In a game that many twists and turns Colts Neck in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

RBC SENIORS GET THE MONKEY OFF THEIR BACKS

  It’s been four years of watching Manasquan celebrate for Katie Rice, Rose Caverly and Hayley Moore. But it’s been that way for just about every other team in the state. Manasquan has been blessed with some of the best … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

TOP 10 STORIES TO DATE

It been a fun ride this season and many great stories…Today I will give you the 10 biggest stories of the year to date.                   10. The NJISSA  tells St. Rose Mary … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

Do you know JORDYN MADIGAN? Well you should…

Today I am goin to talk about a player few know about. I doubt many college coaches know about her. There are many roads to follow in becoming a good basketball player. There is a old saying “if your good … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

SJV …PUTS RFH UNDER PRESSURE

Last night the SJV JV team beat RFH’s JV and that was the most exciting thing that happened at St. John Vianney on  PINK NIGHT a way to rise money and cancer awhereness. The anticipated match up between the varisty’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

RFH AND SJV PREVIEW…IT’S BIG GIRL TIME FOLKS

Tonight the Shore Conference finally REALLY kicks off as the big girls take center stage. Tonight is the start of the run up to the hardest title to win in NEW JERSEY…the SCT TITLE. This year for the first time … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

TWO GIANTS…BIGGER THAN NUMBERS

Today I could talk about Jeff Jasper getting his 1000th win. I could talk about Joe Montano getting his 600th win. I could talk about what they mean to their schools. I could talk about the many scholarships their  kids … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

TOP 10 AND WEEKLY AWARDS

It was week of challenges inside and outside the Shore Conference. Once again there was a shakeup at the bottom of the Top 10. There was no change at the Top of the Top 10. There are some new young players who have … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

THERE IS A NEW ATTITUDE AT RBR

There is a new feeling around Red Bank Regional these days. Last year,  after years of being on the outside looking in, RBR had a banner season.  It was a long time coming as RBR beat a Top 10 team and advanced to the state … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

LUCY ADAMS IS THAT GOOD!!

A few days ago a friend asked me who were the best players in the 2020 class. Like everyone else the names, Makayla Andrews, Karmeri Reynolds and Fab Eggenschwiler come to mind. But one name is rarely mentioned and before … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

NJ.COM TOP 20 THOUGHTS

Brian Deakyne and NJ.COM released there first Top 20 of the New Year. The task of putting together a state wide Top 20 is almost impossible. I cover the Shore Conference so my job is a cake walk compared to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |

2017 CORE SKILLS STARTS SATURDAY/ PLAYERS WHOSE STOCK HAS RISEN

This Saturday will begin a march for many young players to start the process of preparing for high school. The CORE SKILLS SATURDAY TRAINING IS A MEASURING STICK FOR MANY.  The class of 2022 will be challenged, on paper they have 6 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized |