• July 19, 2019

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Mainland Baseball 10U wins District 16 championship

LINWOOD — In a dramatic, come-from-behind victory, the Mainland Baseball U10 Little League team won the District 16 title over a tough Hammonton team 10-7 on July 8.

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Wednesday 07/10/2019
WCBP wins county lifeguard championship
Posted: July 10, 2019

WILDWOOD CREST – For the first time since 2008, members of the Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol called themselves the winners of the Cape May County Lifeguard Championships.

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Wednesday 06/26/2019
Jim White ‘Champion Golfer of Week’ in O.C. Tuesday Senior Golf League
Posted: June 26, 2019

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — A third of the Ocean City Senior Golf League’s 2019 campaign is history. I find it remarkable that we have not had a rainout since around this time in the 2017 season.

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Wednesday 06/12/2019
Brambley Golf League heating up
Posted: June 12, 2019

OCEAN CITY – The temperature is starting to rise and so is the level of competition at the Brambley Golf League. 

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Ammon wins low gross in Flight A, Malatesta, Flight B, in Senior Golf
Updated: June 12, 2019 - 11:36 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The birdies were flying last week as players combined for a total of 21 birdies across the Ocean City Thursday Senior Golf League.

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Shufflin' On
Posted: June 12, 2019

OCEAN CITY – We had great weather and great crowds for the first week of our Ocean City Shuffleboard Club season. 

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Brambley Golf League heating up
Posted: June 12, 2019

OCEAN CITY – The temperature is starting to rise and so is the level of competition at the Brambley Golf League. 

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DiCicco low net winner in Senior Golf
Posted: June 12, 2019

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — We’ve said it before, and now I will say it again: our new low net format has many advantages over the previous “points” system.  One of the best ones came to fruition just the second time that we used the new way of counting the beans.

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Wednesday 06/05/2019
Dirkes is 2nd in state in javelin; Anderson places in 3 state track finals
Updated: June 05, 2019 - 12:35 pm

By DAVID NAHAN

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Ocean City boys 4x800 state silver medalists
Updated: June 05, 2019 - 12:29 pm

BAYVILLE – If each of the members of Ocean City High School’s 4x800 relay team ran a half-second faster in their two laps around the track, they would have been able to beat an overall time of under eight minutes.

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Powerlifting freshman sets record
Posted: June 05, 2019

Aimee Altieri, a freshman at Ocean City High School, competed in her first powerlifting meet in Newark May 18. The meet was hosted by Gene Rychlak, president, Revolutionary Powerlifting Syndicate (RPS). Altieri competed in the 118 to 132 pound teenage division and secured first place by posting a 175 pound squat, 85 pound bench press and 225 pound deadlift, with a final total of 485 pounds. The deadlift set a new New Jersey RPS state record.

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SHUFFLIN’ ON
Posted: June 05, 2019

OCEAN CITY – It was a very long, wet and cold spring but the Ocean City Shuffleboard Club was finally able to get the courts and equipment ready for the 2019 season. 

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Senior golfers playing under new format
Posted: June 05, 2019

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — The weekly meeting of the Ocean City Senior Golf League took a bit of an unexpected twist. After Dave Carter brought to the table his thoughts about problems with our current way of determining matches each week, as well as league standings, we quickly decided to do away with that whole cumbersome system, and adopt a “Low Net” format. The vote was painless, with no debate that I can recall, and it was unanimous (at least among those of us who had not nodded off). 

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Ocean City baseball wraps up a strong season at 19-5
Posted: June 05, 2019

OCEAN CITY – While Ocean City’s 2019 baseball season ended disappointingly in the second round the NJSIAA Group III South Jersey playoffs, few can argue with the foundation that has been set by second-year head coach Andrew Bristol.

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OCHS athlete signing
Updated: June 05, 2019 - 12:33 pm

The Ocean City High School athletic department has been busy this school year with athletes signing letters of intent to play sports in college. On Monday, the department had its third signing involving 12 athletes. According to Athletic Director Vince Leavey, that makes a total of 41 athletes who will continue their athletic careers after high school. Above are 10 of the 12, from left, Erica Stratten, who is going to Coastal Carolina University for dance team; TJ Stanton, golf, Ursinus College, with volunteer coach Matt Galownia; basketball player Molly Hoffman, Rowan College, with coach Paul Baruffi; runners Samantha Levai, Ursinus College, and Sophia Gresham, Rowan University, with coach Tim Cook; runner Gavyn Fox, Widener University; rowers Jack Branin, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and A.J. Oves, Saint Joseph’s University; and swimmers Ben Wiley, Rowan University, and Andrea Teofanova, Carnegie Mellon University, with coaches Shane McGrath and Ian Keyser. The other two athletes who signed are runners and hurdlers Mackenzie Matura, Stockton University, and Kevin King, Rowan University.

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Wednesday 05/29/2019
Red Raider softball makes Bruno’s last season his best
Posted: May 29, 2019

OCEAN CITY – The Red Raiders softball team saw its best season in 20 years end Thursday, May 23, after a surprise run to the South Jersey sectional semifinals.

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Senior Lindsay Konick: ‘We just ... had that chemistry’
Posted: May 29, 2019

OCEAN CITY – Ocean City senior Lindsay Konick served as an integral part of a Red Raiders softball lineup that surprised the league on its way to the South Jersey semifinals.

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Red Raider lacrosse wraps season at 19-3
Posted: May 29, 2019

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City High School boys lacrosse team saw the most successful season to date come to a close with a 7-6 loss to Shawnee in the South Jersey Group III sectional semifinals. 

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McLees, Fox earn gold at track sectional meet
Posted: May 29, 2019

OCEAN CITY – Ocean City junior Casey McLees took home gold and silver medals in distance races at the South Jersey Group III track and field sectional meet over the long Memorial Day weekend and teammates Gavyn Fox and Kevin King earned gold and silver, respectively.

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Ocean City Senior Golf League supports OCHS golf team’s seniors
Posted: May 29, 2019

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — The golf gods handed us some miserable conditions for the Ocean City Senior Golf League opening day on May 14, but they made up for it last week. We were presented with glorious, sunny weather. Our attendance improved nicely compared with week one. When the entirety of our southern contingent finally makes its way back to South Jersey, we’ll really be rolling.

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Mustang Anderson wins 3 SJ track titles
Posted: May 29, 2019

LINWOOD – Speedster Devin Anderson earned three South Jersey Group III titles over the Memorial Day weekend to lead his Mainland Regional High School boys track and field team to second place overall.

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National champs: O.C. girls crew junior 8
Posted: May 29, 2019

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City High School girls crew team junior eight boat won the Philly City Championships on May 4, followed that up by winning at the Stotesbury Cup Regatta May 18 and then topped that by winning at the Scholastic Rowing Association of America National Championships this past weekend.

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Wednesday 05/22/2019
2019 CAPE-ATLANTIC LEAGUE TRACK AND FIELD INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Updated: May 22, 2019 - 12:35 pm
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O.C. Jr. 8 wins at Stotesburys
Posted: May 22, 2019

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City High School girls junior eight boat won the gold medal at the prestigious Stotesbury Cup Regatta Saturday by the narrowest of margins.

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BEST IN THE CAL THREE YEARS IN A ROW: In game of league’s best, O.C. lax beats M.T.
Posted: May 22, 2019

OCEAN CITY – A game that meant nothing was played like it meant everything.

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Raiders boys lax cruises to 13-3 playoff win
Posted: May 22, 2019

The Red Raiders boys lacrosse team cruised to a 13-3 win in their South Jersey Group III quarterfinal game against West Windsor-Plainsboro North on Friday, May 17.

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O.C., Mainland girls, boys medal at CAL meet
Posted: May 22, 2019

BRIDGETON – Ocean City High School and Mainland Regional athletes were medal-winners at the 2019 Cape-Atlantic League Track and Field Individual Championships May 16 at Bridgeton High School.

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After 1-3 start, Mustang softball has 20 wins
Posted: May 22, 2019

LINWOOD – The Mainland Regional softball team has continued to put together a season that has been beyond anything the Mustangs have expected, building a 20-5 record as they went into the second round the NJSIAA Group III South Jersey playoff quarterfinals against Moorestown Monday.

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Red Raider baseball riding a hot streak
Posted: May 22, 2019

OCEAN CITY – The Red Raider baseball team is rolling into the playoffs riding a 13-game winning streak, the latest a 10-0 mercy-rule win over Middle Township Thursday, May 16.

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Mustang baseball faces familiar foe
Posted: May 22, 2019

LINWOOD – Mainland Regional’s baseball team entered the NJSIAA Group III South Jersey playoffs winners of seven games in a row, but they had to face a familiar foe again Monday in Absegami.

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Wednesday 05/15/2019
Ocean City girls win county track title
Posted: May 15, 2019

OCEAN CITY – Ocean City High School hosted and dominated the 2019 iteration of the Cape May County Track and Field Championship.

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2019 county champions
Updated: May 15, 2019 - 4:20 pm

OCEAN CITY – Kevin King took home three gold medals and a silver and his Red Raider teammates claimed the overall crown at the 2019 Cape May County Track and Field Championship hosted at Ocean City’s Carey Stadium Friday, May 10.

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Ocean City, Mainland softball start playoffs this week in Group III
Posted: May 15, 2019

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – It was a pitchers’ duel between Ocean City and Middle Township Wednesday, May 8 as both teams struggled to score in the rain with Hailey Neville on the mound for the Red Raiders and Lacey Abrego hurling for the Panthers.

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After Military Appreciation, coach shows players there’s more to life
Posted: May 15, 2019

OCEAN CITY – After a lacrosse game that featured a military appreciation ceremony, the Ocean City High School boys lacrosse told his players there is more to life than lacrosse.

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Red Raiders playing best lacrosse of season
Posted: May 15, 2019

OCEAN City – Playing their best lacrosse of the season down the stretch, the Red Raiders took down the visiting Egg Harbor Township Eagles 17-3 Wednesday, May 8.

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Four Mustangs earn gold at A.C. track meet
Posted: May 15, 2019

BUENA – Mainland Regional’s Sophia Crozier-Carole and Gillian Gatley finished 1-2 in the pole vault at the Atlantic County Track and Field Championships Thursday at Buena Regional High School.

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O.C. girls lacrosse beats MRHS
Posted: May 15, 2019

OCEAN CITY – The Red Raiders girls lacrosse team looks locked in as they head to the playoffs following an 18-5 home win over Mainland Regional Friday, May 10. 

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WWII vet throws out pitch at O.C. baseball game; McCormick, 97, helped liberate Dachau prisoners
Posted: May 15, 2019

OCEAN CITY – A 97-year-old Army veteran who helped liberate people from Dachau concentration camp in Germany threw the opening pitch at a Wednesday, May 8, Ocean City High School baseball game. 

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Wednesday 05/08/2019
Red Raider lax takes Prep to the edge
Posted: May 08, 2019

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City boys lacrosse team dropped a heartbreaker 8-7 at home against St. Augustine Prep Monday, May 6.

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Raiders on a hot streak
Posted: May 08, 2019

LINWOOD – The Red Raiders baseball team has won nine in a row, including a 7-1 road win over their rival Mainland Mustangs Thursday, May 2.

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Mainland softball coming on strong
Posted: May 08, 2019

LINWOOD – Mainland Regional’s softball team has shaken off a rough start of the season and is now one of the hottest teams in South Jersey, beating a previously undefeated squad and vanquishing a big rival over the past week.

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O’Halloran tops Clifford to win Carl Arena golf title
Posted: May 08, 2019

SOMERS POINT – Mainland Regional’s Camille O’Halloran and Ocean City High School’s Kasey Clifford finished seven hours apart, but both shot 79s to tie for low score at the 2019 Carl Arena Golf Tournament May 2.

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Ocean City golf evens series with MRHS
Posted: May 08, 2019

SOMERS POINT – The Ocean City and Mainland Regional golf teams are entering the final stretch of their regular seasons this week with tough matches on the line, not the least of which was Monday’s rematch between the Red Raiders and Mustangs.

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Red Raider boats medal at Philly City regatta
Posted: May 08, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – In the Philadelphia City Championships on the Schuylkill River over the weekend, the Ocean City girls varsity eight boat and second varsity eight won silver medals and its junior eight won gold. Ocean City’s boys second varsity eight earned bronze medals for a third-place finish.

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Wednesday 05/01/2019
Red Raiders have ugly win over Mustangs
Updated: May 01, 2019 - 1:19 pm

LINWOOD – Coach Joe LaTorre was fuming after last week’s rivalry game against Mainland Regional.

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Former Red Raider a Spartan coach
Posted: May 01, 2019

ERMA – Nicole Barbieri was a tough defender when she played for Ocean City High School’s lacrosse team.

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Fenton sets shutout record
Posted: May 01, 2019

OCEAN CITY – Lacrosse goalie Abbey Fenton gave all the credit to her defense for breaking the Ocean City High School shutout record.

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Mustang baseball has an 8-2 record
Posted: May 01, 2019

LINWOOD – The Mainland Regional baseball teams looked impressive through the first half of their Cape Atlantic League National Division run, going a perfect 6-0, while compiling an 8-2 record going into this week.

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O.C. girls lax rolls over Creek
Posted: May 01, 2019

OCEAN CITY – The Red Raiders girls lacrosse team blew away Cedar Creek 15-0 at home Monday evening, racking up the goals early before coasting to victory.

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Wednesday 04/24/2019
‘In the conversation’
Posted: April 24, 2019

OCEAN CITY – A week ago, Ocean City High School softball coach John Bruno uttered words he never expected.

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