Jen Louro

Coming Up Roses
WEST LONG BRANCH - Joe Whalen took over the St. Rose girls basketball program expecting to keep the Purple Roses in contention for Shore Conference Tournament titles year-in and year-out and in his five years at the helm, he has lived up to that expectation with one caveat: they hadn't actually…
Not This Time
TOMS RIVER - Monday night's girls Shore Conference Tournament semifinal between St. Rose and Manasquan was following an all-too familiar script in the final seconds of the fourth quarter, at least as far as St. Rose was concerned. The deja vu, however, was short-lived...
On the Mark
MIDDLETOWN - Sophomore Mikayla Markham hit big shots as a freshman on the St. Rose girls basketball team last season and as a first-year starter this year, she has a chance to take a lot more of them.
Saturday at Collins Arena on the campus of Brookdale Community College, Markham nailed six three-poi…
Purple Reign
TOMS RIVER - St. Rose senior guard Kat Phipps has all the key attributes of a talented scorer - deep range, a quick release, the ability to get into the lane off the dribble and perhaps the most important one - a short memory.
After a tough shooting night in the sectional final, Phipps got back to li…
Kat-Like Reflexes
Before every St. Rose girls basketball practice, senior guard Kat Phipps gets shot at by a gun and then returns fire more than 500 times.