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Late Tuesday roundup: Lower stuns No. 10 St. Joe

Archie Lawler scored 25 points, including three 3s, as the Lower Cape May Regional High School boys basketball team upset St. Joseph Academy 69-66 in overtime in a Cape-Atlantic League United Division game Tuesday. St. Joe (7-3) is ranked No. 10 in The Press Elite 11. The Caper Tigers improved...
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Isaiah Glenn hits buzzer-beater, EHT tops Holy Spirit

ABSECON — Isaiah Glenn caught the basketball curling toward the baseline and seemed to shoot a desperation, fade-away 3-pointer. The ball swished through the net. The next thing the Egg Harbor Township High School senior knew, half the crowd was running at him. Glenn’s 3-pointer at the buzzer gave...
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Reports: Monmouth to leave MAAC and Big South Conferences

The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament basketball games at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City in March could be the final conference appearances for Monmouth University. The Asbury Park Press and reported Tuesday the NCAA Division I school in West Long Branch, Monmouth County, will join the Colonial Athletic Association...
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Mainland edges Atlantic City 55-51 in Elite 11 matchup

LINWOOD — The Mainland Regional High School girls basketball team had not played since Jan. 8 due to opponents canceling for various reasons. Maybe that was the reason the Mustangs trailed at halftime Tuesday. But that first half was needed to regroup, senior Camryn Dirkes said. “We tried our...
Boxing Scene

Gary Russell: If I Could Make Two Fights, I'd Want Gervonta Davis & Lomachenko

Gary Russell Jr. stated more than once during a virtual press conference Tuesday that he is fully focused on fighting Mark Magsayo on January 22. The Philippines’ Magsayo (23-0, 16 KOs) isn’t as skillful as Russell, the longest-reigning champion in men’s boxing. The mandatory challenger for Russell’s WBC featherweight title can punch, though, which will make him dangerous for the heavily favored Russell in a 12-round, 126-pound championship match Showtime will televise from Borgata Casino, Hotel & Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Egg Harbor Township, NJ Athletics Success adds to Community Pride

Egg Harbor Township High School is one of the largest student populations in South Jersey and also has one of the more diverse student populations in the region with some of the best facilities in Atlantic County. EHT Athletics has brought a positive light to the Egg Harbor Township community in a few different sports including winning Cape Atlantic League Championships in Boys' Soccer and Girls' Field Hockey this past fall along with the 2021 Girls Outdoor Track winning the State Championship this past Spring. Also, just a few years ago the Egg Harbor Township Girls' Softball team had a dominant run of 47-2 during the 2016 and 2017 seasons.

MAAC basketball tournament’s future in Atlantic City remains uncertain

Rich Ensor’s language surrounding the future of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) men’s and women’s basketball tournament has drastically changed since October 2021 when he spoke in a media call with reporters on Jan. 18. The longtime MAAC commissioner was hopeful to present a possible three-year...

Cape May Tech over Pleasantville - Girls basketball recap

A 15 point advantage in the second quarter proved to be the difference as Cape May Tech defeated Pleasantville, 38-22 in Cape May Courthouse. Cape May Tech (2-3) trailed 10-6 after one quarter, but took command with a 16-1 second quarter. The winners had balanced scored with five players between...

Peretti leads Hammonton past Egg Harbor - Girls basketball recap

Emma Peretti had a 25-point, 21-rebound double-double to lead Hammonton past Egg Harbor 57-42 in Egg Harbor. Peretti, who leads the team in scoring and rebounding with 23.5 points per game and 18.7 rebounds per game, posted her second straight double-double after having 38 points and 23 rebounds in Hammonton’s last game against Our Lady of Mercy.

Tugstsogt Nyambayar faces Sakaria Lukas on Russell vs Magsayo

Hard-hitting featherweight contender Tugstsogt “King Tug” Nyambayar will now take on once-beaten contender Sakaria Lukas in the 10-round telecast opener live on SHOWTIME this Saturday, January 22 in a Premier Boxing Champions event from Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast...

Kaitlyn Boggs remains a student of the game for Mainland

LINWOOD — Kaitlyn Boggs plays the game like a student. The Mainland senior forward has all the athletic bonafides of a college athlete with more than enough academic swagger to reach her real goals. “Thankfully, my parents pushed me really hard growing up,” Boggs said. “It was always academics....