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Annual Knights of Columbus free-throw competition begins at local level
Take your best shot • A competitor makes a free throw attempt March 6 during the Diocese of Trenton regional level of the 2016 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship in Holy Family Parish Center, Lakewood. Jeff Bruno photo
Take your best shot • A competitor makes a free throw attempt March 6 during the Diocese of Trenton regional level of the 2016 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship in Holy Family Parish Center, Lakewood. Jeff Bruno photo
This month, hundreds of young athletes will step up to the foul line in gyms throughout the Diocese of Trenton as they compete in the 45th annual Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. There, they’ll dribble a basketball and send it soaring 15 feet toward the hoop, in hope of hearing a satisfying swoosh. More ...
Thursday, January 12, 2017

RBC girls' win holiday hoops tourney, other DOT teams have strong showings

The Red Bank Catholic girls’ basketball team switched holiday tournaments this year and picked up a championship in the process.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017
ND, Mater Dei remain unbeaten on way to Christmas hoops tourney titles

If the holiday tournament season proved anything, it is that graduation losses may not be hurting the Mater Dei and Notre Dame boys’ basketball teams all that much.

 
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Friday, January 6, 2017
RBC girls win holiday hoops tourney, other DOT teams have strong showings
The Red Bank Catholic girls’ basketball team switched holiday tournaments this year and picked up a championship in the process. More ...
Friday, January 6, 2017
Tie-breaking play earns state title for Mater Dei football team
A tie-breaking play that’s being termed the “Mater Dei Miracle” was the culmination of hard work for an entire season and then picking the most opportune time to strike. More ...
Thursday, December 22, 2016
ND cheer squad jumps, stunts, tumbles way to conference title
Marissa Chiarello remembered the bus ride. It was a bad one.

In 2014, Chiarello was one of two sophomores on the Notre Dame High competitive cheer team, and the Irish had just suffered through a tough performance in the Colonial Valley Conference championships.
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Thursday, December 15, 2016
RBC gymnast DiPrisco leans on faith in team, solo NJ title wins

When she goes out to compete for the Red Bank Catholic gymnastics team, junior Nicolette DiPrisco has Philippians 4:13 written inside of her grips – “I can do all this through him who gives me strength.”

“I definitely lean on my faith,” DiPrisco said. “I thank God so much for the talent he gives me, and before every event I pray and I think that helps me get through every meet.” 

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
CBA XC races to first in Nike regional, third in Meet of Champions

One streak was stopped, but another kept rolling.   

The Christian Brothers Academy cross country team’s domination of New Jersey ended on Nov. 19 when the Colts finished third in the NJSIAA Meet of Champions at Holmdel Park. Princeton’s victory stopped a string of seven straight seasons in which CBA won the MOC.

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
RBC girls' XC retakes place among state's best
On Nov. 12 in Holmdel Park, the Red Bank Catholic girls Cross Country team resumed its standing as one of New Jersey’s top teams as the Caseys amassed 67 points to outdistance Pope John XXIII by nine in the NJSIAA Non Public A championship meet. More ...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Newest CYO basketball hall of famers are 'great players, coaches, people'

More than 300 people filled Hamilton’s Nottingham Ballroom on Nov. 20 to honor the 17 inductees of the Mercer County CYO Basketball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016.

The slate of former players, coaches, referees and special contributors were chosen by a committee based on their achievements and successes while involved in CYO basketball, as well as their dedication to a lifetime of good citizenship.

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Monday, November 28, 2016
RBC girls earn share of state trophy in soccer nail biter
Don’t let the “co” fool you. When a team emerges from a game in which it never led and, in fact, trailed three separate times and still has a share of a championship trophy, they have won a co-championship that deserves to be celebrated. More ...
Thursday, November 17, 2016



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