• South Jersey Sports Weekly

During the wintertime in the 1970s, baseball thrived on the island, giving Jose Hernandez an excuse to tell his young sons about Roberto Clemente and Orlando Cepeda. Major league baseball players - including those who called the island home...
The path to the Henley Royal Regatta, self-described as “undoubtedly the best known regatta in the world,” culminated with a seven-hour international flight over the Atlantic Ocean to River Thames in Oxfordshire, England, earlier this month. But it began...
Since middle school, Jonathan Yao has been chauffeured by his father, Liang, on a 132-mile, round-trip commute from the family’s home in Mt. Laurel to the Advance Fencing & Fitness Academy in North Jersey two to three times each...
If you spent the week after Independence Day weekend down the shore, there’s a chance a major league baseball player walked by you and you didn’t realize it.  Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle, a Tabernacle native and Shawnee High School...
The weather outside was delightful on a late July afternoon in Haddon Heights, but a healthy crowd of South Jersey athletes and coaches gathered inside the George A. Maier Jr. Memorial Gym at the high school. While other folks were...
She’s soft spoken and polite, stands just over 5-foot-2, and looks like just about any pre-teen at a bus stop sans parents: old enough be out of grade school but nowhere near old enough to drive. Her matching outfit –...
Cherry Hill National’s successful summer season culminates this month with a national tournament in Alabama.
With his team trailing the Lakewood BlueClaws by three in the top of the fifth inning – and one batter after a teammate tried to ignite the Grasshoppers by stretching a double into a triple, only to make the...
The couple dozen teenagers threw on purple jersey tops, stretched, and scurried over to the opposite end of Richard Wackar Stadium at Rowan University on a recent afternoon.  Minutes later, a whistle blared and they were throwing and catching passes...
The second after he achieved the most difficult task in sports, using a round bat to make contact with a round ball while not knowing the speed or trajectory of the pitch coming toward him, with the game on...
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