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Huskies End Skid
By Patrick Hennessy - Shore Sports Network contributor
MATAWAN - The Matawan baseball team has struggled as of late, losing four in a row, but all changed Tuesday afternoon as the Huskies got back on track with an 8-5 win over Neptune in Class B North despite an injury to junior ace Adam El…
Sparkling Debut
By Patrick Hennessy - Shore Sports Network contributor
MATAWAN - Matawan entered Monday's game against defending Class B North champion Wall at 0-2 and looking to get back on the right track.
Junior Anthony Hirujo helped get them there by making his first varsity start a memorable one as he was l…
Matawan Preview
By Patrick Hennessy - Shore Sports Network contributor
Matawan Baseball Preview
Head Coach: Robert Carnovsky
Record: 14-10 (8-4 B North), 2nd-place finish
Captains: Adam Elliott (Jr.); Joe Piscopo (Sr.); Billy Rodriguez (Sr.)
Key Returners:
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The Matawan boys basketball team has had its share of ups and downs while trying to find itself during the season, but when it comes to the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group II Tournament, the Huskies have played like what they are: defending cha…
The Great Panzini
POINT PLEASANT BEACH - Between an influx of newcomers on the roster and a persistent ankle injury to starting guard Jimmy Panzini, Point Beach had a difficult time trying to put it all together during the regular season.
However, with Panzini back in the lineup and the offense playing at a high level…
Sleeping Dogs
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ABERDEEN TWP. – Winning a state championship is an accomplishment most high school athletes dream about, and yet, despite the fact that they led their team to its first NJSIAA sectional championship since 1957, Matawan seniors Jason Dunne and Joe Piscopo would prefe…
Boardwalk Preview
It's that time again, as the annual Boardwalk Hoop Group Showcase featuring match-ups between some of the Shore Conference's top teams will unfold at Long Branch High School with a five-game slate on Saturday.
The 15th annual event, which has formerly been held at venues like Convention Hall in Asbur…
Stead-y Support
NEPTUNE - Coming into this season, the main question mark surrounding Matawan was how much the three new starters around star guards Jason Dunne and Joe Piscopo would be able to contribute or whether those two would have to do all the heavy lifting in big games...
Polishing the Sales Pitch
ABERDEEN TWP. - When the bleachers emptied into a raucous celebration at midcourt after host Matawan won its first NJSIAA sectional title since 1957 on Tuesday night, it was not just a historic moment.
It was a sales pitch.
For the first few years of head coach Tom Stead’s seven-year t…
Top Dogs
ABERDEEN TWP. – Matawan’s history as a boys basketball program ranges from uneventful to painful, and current head coach Tom Stead has already been part of two torturous moments in Huskies basketball history.
Tuesday, in front of a raucous home crowd at Matawan High School, Stea…
Getting All Defensive
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BRICK – Top-seeded Point Beach entered the Shore Conference Tournament as perhaps the Shore’s most explosive offensive team, a star-studded group dazzling crowds with dunks, long-range shooting and pinpoint passing...
Semifinal Picks
Shore Conference Tournament Semifinals
Wednesday, Feb. 26
Brick Memorial High School
No. 1 Point Beach vs. No. 4 Matawan, 6 p.m.
For 23 games, Point Beach looked like a team that would not only win the Shore Conference Tournament, but reach the NJSIAA Group I semifinal without an opponent so much …

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