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CBA celebrated its first sectional title since 2009 after a thriller against St. Augustine Prep
CBA celebrated its first sectional title since 2009 after a thriller against St. Augustine Prep. (Photo by Larry Murphy/Sports Pix NJ)
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Monmouth County, Home of Champions

The high school basketball season has ended for Ocean County teams but quite a few from Monmouth County are celebrating state sectional titles and still playing for even bigger hardware.

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A winter surfer off Bradley Beach
A winter surfer off Bradley Beach (Bud McCormick)
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Reasons to Love Winter In New Jersey

Clearly the worst of winter is over and more than ever some of you might be questioning why you live here, especially if you could be in Florida or some other warm-weather location. 

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Brick Memorial’s Alec Donovan defeated Bound Brook’s Stephan Glasgow 1-0 to win the NJSIAA 145-pound state title.
Brick Memorial’s Alec Donovan defeated Bound Brook’s Stephan Glasgow 1-0 to win the NJSIAA 145-pound state title. (Photo by Sports Pix NJ)
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A Winning Weekend

Is it me or has 7 or 8 inches of snow disappeared in what seems like a record time?

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Snow on Long Beach Boulevard in Harvey Cedars
Snow on Long Beach Boulevard in Harvey Cedars (Harvey Cedars Police)
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What a difference a day makes

What a difference 24 hours makes.  Many woke up Thursday morning wondering what happened to the snow that was forecast. Clearly nobody is asking that now.

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Kool-Aid Man
Kool-Aid Man (Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
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Throwback Thursday

Today I’m reaching back into the Hometown View archives for an oldie but goodie that I wish was an original but it’s far too creative for me to come up with.

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Southern Regional varsity hockey team
Southern Regional varsity hockey team (Southern Regional)
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Snow, Snow Go Away!

One thing appears to be certain: the winter of 2015 is not going out quietly. 

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(L-R) Steve Popper, Jerry Barca, Gregg Lerner, Kevin Williams and Frank Garrity
(L-R) Steve Popper, Jerry Barca, Gregg Lerner, Kevin Williams and Frank Garrity (Matt Harmon)
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Sports Media and Social Media

Yesterday I had the pleasure to serve on a Sports Communication panel discussion as part of Monmouth University’s 5th Annual Department of Communications Career Event.

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(L-R) Brick Memorial wrestling coach Mike Denver with Cliff Ruggiero
(L-R) Brick Memorial wrestling coach Mike Denver with Cliff Ruggiero (Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Weekend Binge Watching

 

Random thoughts on this first weekday in March as we close the books on one of the coldest February’s on record and a month that might have only been 28 days but it felt more like 28 weeks.  

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Ocean County College's Anthony Walker
Ocean County College's Anthony Walker (OCC)
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February Madness Grips Shore

All things being equal the championship game of a boys basketball tournament usually garners considerably more interest and attendance than the girls game which is why the Shore Conference Tournament has the ladies play first as part of their title game doubleheader at Monmouth University.

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Sophomore guard Jen Louro added a career-high 19 points to help St. Rose pick up a 20-point win over Middletown South in the SCT semifinals.
Sophomore guard Jen Louro added a career-high 19 points to help St. Rose pick up a 20-point win over Middletown South in the SCT semifinals (Ray Richardson)
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A Difference in Quality

It is interesting, at least to me that as the quality of top-level girls basketball has grown in the Shore Conference the boys’ game has taken a noticeable drop.

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