Bob Badders is a veteran sports journalist who has covered Jersey Shore sports since 2004. As the Managing Editor for the Shore Sports Network, he oversees content on shoresportsnetwork.com and The Shore Sports Network Journal, in addition to serving as the beat reporter for Shore Conference high school football, wrestling and men's lacrosse. A graduate of Brick Memorial High School and Rowan University, Bob is a lifelong resident of the Jersey Shore and currently resides in Ocean County with his wife and three daughters.
Rumson-Fair Haven rallies from 17-point deficit in fourth quarter to stun Raritan in OT and win South Jersey Group 2 title
Trailing by 17 points entering the fourth quarter, Rumson-Fair Haven staged an epic rally to beat Raritan 34-27 in double overtime and capture the NJSIAA South Jersey Group 2 championship.
Toms River North earns redemption, South Jersey Group 5 title with dominant victory over Kingsway
Toms River North rushed for nearly 500 yards and defeated Kingsway, 48-14, to win the 2022 NJSIAA South Jersey Group 5 sectional championship.
Red Bank takes rematch with Brick Memorial to win South Group 4 Regional Invitational Tournament
Gunnar Eckerstrom ran for 105 yards and two touchdowns and Red Bank's defense allowed only one touchdown to lead the Bucs to a 33-6 win over Brick Memorial in the South Group 4 Regional Invitational Tournament final.
Red Bank Regional’s Pierce Olsen is the Week 10 Shore Conference Football Player of the Week
Red Bank Regional senior quarterback Pierce Olsen has been voted as the Week 10 Shore Conference Football Player of the Week.
Seaview Orthopaedics Week 11 Shore Conference Football Playoff Scoreboard, 11/10 – 11/12
Week 11 Shore Conference football scores and recaps from the NJSIAA state playoff games, the Regional Invitational Tournaments, and consolation games.
Elite Sports Physical Therapy Week 11 Shore Conference Football Picks
Kevin Williams, Bob Badders, Ed Sarluca, and Dr. Stephen Bade from Elite Sports Physical Therapy make their picks for the NJSISA public school sectional finals, Non-Public quarterfinals, and Regional Invitational Tournament finals.
Coming Up Roses: St. Rose defeats Bishop Eustace on penalties to win Non-Public B South sectional title
St. Rose outlasted Bishop Eustace, 5-3 in penalty kicks after a scoreless draw, to claim the 2022 NJSIAA Non-Public B South sectional title.
The Jeep Store Shore Sports Network Football Top 10 for Nov. 8
Just four ranked teams remain alive in the NJSIAA state playoffs as the 2022 season approaches the finish line.
VOTE for the Week 10 Ocean County Sports Medicine Shore Conference Football Player of the Week
Cast your votes to select the Week 10 Ocean County Sports Medicine Shore Conference Football Player of the Week.
Middletown South powers past Winslow and into Central Jersey Group 4 championship game
Middletown South's combination of a power running game and a tenacious defense led the Eagles past Winslow Township in the Central Jersey Group 4 semifinals.
Marlboro’s Ryan Mendes is the Week 9 Shore Conference Football Player of the Week
Marlboro senior wide receiver/linebacker Ryan Mendes has been voted as the Week 9 Shore Conference Football Player of the Week.
Seaview Orthopaedics Week 10 Shore Conference Football Scoreboard, 11/3 – 11/5
Week 10 Shore Conference football scores and recaps from the NJSIAA state playoff games, the Regional Invitational Tournaments, and consolation games.