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2015 Jackson Lib. Preview
*2015 Shore Conference Football Preview Homepage* Having a handful of starters returning from a 5-5 team may not seem like the recipe for improvement, but Jackson Liberty enters the 2015 season with the expectations of making a big jump after five consecutive seasons hovering around ...
Lions Pounce
TOMS RIVER – Junior right-handed starting pitcher Brandon Pallante and the Jackson Liberty baseball team were prepared to face an aggressive Donovan Catholic team that collectively looked to swing early in the count. It was an early swing by Jackson Liberty, however, that sparked the Lions to a pivotal Shore Conference Class B South win Tuesday at the Whitty Road Complex...
Golden Boys
Story and video by Matt Stypulkoski - Shore Sports Network contributor JACKSON – For the first time in 20 years, the Central Regional Golden Eagles can call themselves champions. Behind three touchdowns each from sophomore running back Mike Bickford and junior quarterback Mike Miserendino on Friday night, Central defeated Class B South rival Jackson Liberty 46-21 to clinch no worse than a tie for
Heart of the Lions
*Click here for a photo gallery by John Portelli* By John Bush - Shore Sports Network contributor LAKEWOOD – Lakewood came into its home game against Jackson Liberty on Friday afternoon looking to get to 4-0 for the first time in 12 years while maintaining control of first place in Class B South...
Roaring Back
By Art Gordon - Shore Sports Network contributor MANCHESTER - Coming to practice on Monday afternoon after a lop-sided defeat at the hands of cross-town rival Jackson Memorial, no one could fault Jackson Liberty head coach Jim Sharples for wondering what was in store for him...
Jackson Lib. Preview
*Preview Homepage* After a difficult offseason in which its top returning player transferred across town, Jackson Liberty is ready to move forward and chase a playoff spot with a number of returning starters. The Lions lost four-year varsity player Matt Castronuova, a two-time Class B South all-division defensive back, via transfer to Jackson Memorial over the summer...