Fifteen years ago, Mike McGarrell had a vision for a local high school baseball all-star game featuring top underclassmen and a charity component, but then life got in the way.
McGarrell, a 1980 graduate of what was then St. Joseph's and is now Donovan Catholic, was diagnosed in 2005 with multiple myeloma, an incurable cancer of the blood and bones...
To win more games than any coach in the state of New Jersey takes a long time and Toms River South coach Ken Frank has been the Indians skipper for a long time.
It also takes some special seasons, and Frank has had plenty of those as well...
LAKEWOOD - Connor Kaden can still remember being a little kid in his room, swinging a tiny Lakewood BlueClaws bat and dreaming like any other young baseball player.
On Friday night at FirstEnergy Park, it will Kaden's job to miss Lakewood BlueClaws' bats with his fastball, sinker, slider and changeup as a member of the Augusta GreenJackets, the low Class A affiliate of the reigning World Series ch
In a 36-year career that has become the best in the history of New Jersey high school baseball, Toms River South coach Ken Frank crossed another record-setting milestone off the list on Saturday night.
Frank became the first baseball coach in state history to reach 800 wins when the Indians defeated visiting Bayonne, 7-2, in a nonconference game...
TOMS RIVER - Everything was going according to plan for Toms River South in its bid to give head coach Ken Frank his 800th victory on Friday night before visiting Southern did its best Toms River South imitation to put history on hold.
The Rams rallied for four runs in the top of the seventh inning, highlighted by a two-out, three-run double by senior third baseman Nick Liantonio, to stun the Indi