Celebrating St. Pat’s Day on the Court
Tomorrow is of course the annual Ocean County St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Seaside Heights which a lifetime ago was one of my favorite days of the year. However, I’ll be spending the day at the Pine Belt Arena in Toms River for the Non-Public State Championship basketball games.
Opening Closed Minds with Healthy Debate
I don’t know when it started or who is to blame but one of the things lost or at least forgotten in this country lately is open-minded dialogue. It’s something that I’ve noticed over the years but clearly ramped up during the most recent presiden…
Women on the Sidelines
In most cases coaches rise through the ranks, starting on the high school or college level and work their way up as an assistant before becoming a head coach. The only two women I can think of right now that meet the criteria are assistants in the NBA: Becky Hammon with San Antonio and Nancy Lieber…
A Great Night of Girls Basketball
Rarely do I know with the topic for the Hometown View will be until the morning and I never imagined that today it would be about girls high school basketball but last night provided a trio of championship game endings that can only be described as scintillating.
No Dancing for the Monmouth Hawks
The Hawks saw their nation’s best 17-game winning streak end with a four-point loss to Siena in the semifinals of the MAAC Tournament in Albany and are headed to the NIT tournament.
Monmouth Men’s Basketball Team is Ready to Dance
The last two years have been magical on the Monmouth campus in West Long Branch and there’s only one thing missing: a spot in the biggest of all dances, the NCAA Tournament.
Playoff Fever Grips NJSIAA
The winter sports season is winding down and believe it or not the spring season officially begins tomorrow which is the first day of practice for baseball, lacrosse, softball and other sports.
Happy 49th Birthday WOBM FM!
Happy 49th Birthday to the first commercial radio station in Ocean County as it was on this date in 1968 that WOBM-FM began broadcasting from its old studios and office in Bayville.
Remembering Joe: Fan, Reporter and Friend
Joe Adelizzi was a throwback to a time when all a sports reporter really needed was a 4 by 8 inch notebook, a pen and a memory for names and numbers. It also helped to be a fan.
And The Winner Is…Confusion at the End
There were thousands of tweets during last night’s Academy Awards and among the best came at 12:30 a.m, just a few minutes after the telecast went off the air.
Summer at the Shore…in February
Thursday’s unseasonably warm weather was also a stark reminder of what a difference a few miles can make.
Toms River’s Austin Sommerer, THON’s Man In Charge
Toms River East's Austin Sommerer was the executive director of this year’s Penn State which is like being a corporate CEO.