Local Sports

July 18, 2017

SPORTS: SEA ISLE WINS BESCHEN CALLHAN EVENT IN NORTH WILDWOOD

A team title for the Sea Isle City Beach Patrol in the annual Beschen Callhan lifeguard race in North Wildwood. The Gazette Leader’s Brian Cunniff reports that Sea Isle won the title on a tiebreaker after an Avalon surf dash team was disqualified for a uniform violation. ##
July 9, 2017

REPORT: OCEAN CITY HOOPS STAR TO PLAY DIVISION I BASKETBALL

A prominent basketball star at Ocean City High School will continue her basketball career at a Division I university. The Gazette Leader’s Brian Cunniff reports that Grace Sacco will be playing basketball at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Sacco informed the school of her decision on Friday. ##
July 5, 2017

REPORT: FORMER MIDDLE GOLF STAR PLAYING IN PGA EVENT IN CANADA

Former Middle Township High School golf star Alex Hicks is scheduled to participate this week in a PGA Tour Canada event. The Gazette Leader’s Brian Cunniff reports that Hicks qualified for the event in Manitoba that has a total purse of $175,000. ##
June 27, 2017

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT TO HEAR NJ SPORTS BETTING CASE

New Jersey is getting its day before the United States Supreme Court regarding legalized sports betting.  The Court ruled Tuesday that it will consider a request by the State to host legalized sports betting.  The case may be discussed in October. ##