James McCarthy

Down and Out
Down and Out
Two of the top returning football players in the Shore Conference will miss the 2016 season with major injuries. Middletown South rising senior linebacker/running back James McCarthy and Rumson-Fair Haven rising junior wide receiver/tight end Elijah McAllister both suffered knee injuries during the offseason that will render them unable to play this season...
All-Shore Football Teams
All-Shore Football Teams
Shore Sports Network is proud to unveil its 2015 All-Shore teams and season-ending award winners featuring the top performers from the 2015 Shore Conference football season. The All-Shore teams, along with the players and coaches of the year, were selected by a committee consisting of Shore Sports Network’s Bob Badders, Kevin Williams, Ed Sarluca and Matt Harmon...
Living Up to the Hype
Living Up to the Hype
Photo gallery by Ray Richardson BRICK — When the goal is perfection - and it most certainly is for Middletown South - there are going to be plenty of tests along the way that threaten to derail the ultimate goal. Brick Memorial brought that element to the Eagles for Friday night’s nondivisional game, but once again the Eagles had all the answers...
Take Back the Crown
Take Back the Crown
Photo gallery by Robert Samuels. MIDDLETOWN -- On the first cold fall night of the season, Middletown South showed no signs of cooling off from its early season success. The Eagles, ranked No. 1 in the Shore Sports Network Top 10, entered the game with a record of 5-0 and 3-0 in Class A North with three shutouts, scoring 221 points and allowing only 35...
Business Trip
Business Trip
FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP — There were no hiccups or mistakes from Middletown South on Saturday afternoon, just a workmanlike performance from a team that is rolling in all phases of the game. The Eagles, ranked No. 1 in the Shore Sports Network Top 10, took care of host Freehold Township 42-0 in a Shore Conference Class A North game to improve to 4-0...
Playoff Ready
Playoff Ready
Videos and statistics by Ryne Olsen - Shore Sports Network contributor As it gears up for the state playoffs, Middletown South put together one of its best games of the season on Friday night when it routed Freehold 42-0 in Class A North by rolling up 340 yards on the ground...
Off the Matt
Off the Matt
By Scott Clayton - Shore Sports Network contributor MIDDLETOWN – The end result of Middletown South’s 24-21 win over Brick Memorial in a nondivisional game Friday night was not a shocker in itself, but how it came to be is a different story...
Top 10 Plays
Top 10 Plays
Welcome to the inaugural 2014 edition of the Shore Sports Network’s top plays, highlighting the most dazzling and exciting moments from Shore Conference football action. This week we take a look at the top clips from Week Zero. We can’t be filming every game at once, so if you have a great clip on YouTube, Vimeo or some other service where it can be embedded, or if you have the raw video file, fee
Off and Running
Off and Running
Middletown South 56, Marlboro 0  The Eagles (1-0, 1-0) rolled to a win over the Mustangs (0-1, 0-1) in the opener as junior running back Cole Rogers had touchdown runs of 20, 7, and 3 yards, and sophomore running back James McCarthy added touchdown runs of 50 and 5 yards to help Middletown South build a 49-0 lead by halftime...
Midd. South Preview
Midd. South Preview
*Preview Homepage* At most programs, throwing a bunch of sophomores into the starting lineup and riding the roller coaster to a .500 season wouldn’t raise many eyebrows. At a Shore Conference standard-bearer like Middletown South, however, it resulted in the Eagles’ first non-winning season in 29 years when they made a first-round playoff exit and finished 5-5...
Camp Blog
Camp Blog
All during preseason camps leading up to the beginning of the season in early September, Shore Sports Network will be rolling out full previews for all 43 teams as well as updating this blog with extra tidbits, videos, and more from our reporters, so make sure to check back regularly...
Keansburg Benefit
Keansburg Benefit
A benefit for a pair of Keansburg teachers battling breast cancer will be held on Saturday at Park East Bar & Lounge in Hazlet through the Daniel P. Ryan Foundation. Keansburg head boys basketball coach James McCarthy is working with the foundation for the "Bosom Buddies" benefit for Keansburg teachers Sara Leanza and Camille Negri. Le...