Steve Staklinski

Heartbreak Kids
Heartbreak Kids
FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP - With a 12-point lead late in the third quarter in front of a raucous home crowd on Tuesday night, it looked like this would finally be the season that Freehold Township erased the memories of agonizing losses in the championship game and captured its first NJSIAA sectional title...
Stangs Semifinal-Bound
Stangs Semifinal-Bound
TOMS RIVER - Marlboro coach Mike Nausedas said he believes as 6-6 Mustangs senior Dan Weiss goes, so goes his team. So when the senior did not score a point in Marlboro's second meeting against Freehold Township during the regular season, the Mustangs could only go so far without one of their top scoring threats involved...
Shore's Best Dunker?
Shore's Best Dunker?
They are the type of players who create a buzz in the crowd when they get a step on a defender while slashing in the lane or get out ahead of the defense on the break. The best dunkers have that mixture of power and explosiveness that make them more than worth the price of admission at a Shore Conference basketball game...
Patriots Week
Patriots Week
FREEHOLD TWP. - The Freehold Township boys basketball team has not made it this far into the 2016-17 with one loss by relying on one single player, but when leading scorer Steve Staklinski went to the bench with two fouls during the Patriots' Class A North game at Marlboro Tuesday, the going got tough...
Pats Make It 11
Pats Make It 11
FREEHOLD TWP. - The Freehold Township boys basketball team entered Friday's game against Class A North division rival Marlboro with a 10-game winning streak to open the season and at no point during that run has a game been in doubt in the final seconds...
Elite Eight
Elite Eight
By Tyler Calvaruso SSN Correspondent COLTS NECK - On a night where the shots weren’t falling for Freehold Township, they fell back on their defense to lead them to a big Class A North division win on the road. Led by a double-double from senior Ryan Zyskowski, the Patriots (8-0, 4-0) defeated Colts Neck (4-4, 2-2) in a 40-32 defensive battle...
Standing Pat
Standing Pat
TOMS RIVER - For three quarters, the WOBM Christmas Classic final was not pretty, and that is exactly how Freehold Township's defense has made life for its opponents. In Friday's WOBM Christmas Classic final between the third-seeded Patriots and top-seeded host Toms River North, Freehold Township again took on a high-octane offense and slowed it to a crawl. ...
Mr. Big Shot
Mr. Big Shot
MIDDLETOWN - The Freehold Township boys basketball team marched into Christian Brothers Academy Thursday with an experienced squad ready to join a very short list of Patriots teams that won a road game against CBA. Senior experience might have been the Patriots most important ally against a young CBA team, but it was not their x-factor...
Fresh Air
Fresh Air
All Video Courtesy of Adam Tormollan, Stretch Originals. Email: stretch922photos@gmail.com Instagram: @Stretch922 Ranney School freshman Scottie Lewis might have been the favorite as an eighth grader if there were a Shore Conference Slam Dunk Contest last year, so there was no question who the favorite in the first ever competition was Wednesday night at Pine Belt Arena in Toms River...