Local Sports

June 23, 2017

SPORTS: PITMAN SUSPENDS VARSITY FOOTBALL PROGRAM

No varsity football this fall for Pitman High School which regularly plays Wildwood and Middle Township.  The school will compete only on a junior varsity level due to a young, small roster. ##
June 21, 2017

SPORTS: COACHING CHANGE AT HOLY SPIRIT HIGH SCHOOL

There’s another head coaching change in the ranks of high school basketball in the Cape Atlantic League. Holy Spirit High School coach Dennis Smith has resigned after winning 138 games over seven seasons. Smith stepped aside for family reasons. ##
June 18, 2017

MAJOR RECOGNITION FOR MIDDLE TWP’S BRIDGET RUSKEY

Major recognition this week for Middle Township High School standout sports star Bridget Ruskey. Risky was named the Philadelphia Inquirer’s senior athlete of the year over the weekend. Risky was a three sport athlete for the Panthers and ended her career with 485 goals in girls lacrosse. ##
June 7, 2017

REPORT: OCEAN CITY SEARCHING FOR NEW BASEBALL COACH

Chris Mesinger has resigned as the head coach of the Ocean City High School baseball team after a 32 year career.  Mesinger’s teams won 360 games and two State Group III championships during Mesinger’s tenure, according to Brian Cunniff of the Gazette Leader. ##