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March Madness Recap

Virginia celebrates their first national championship

Shane Murphy, Senior Writer

April 15, 2019

Pre-tournament Headlines Most college basketball fans begin watching in late February to early March. Teams were beginning to compete for a conference championship, which entitles an automatic qualifier into the NCAA Tournament. Duke dominated the entire ACC, capturing the conference championship. ...

Battle of The Mascots: South Eagle Crowned Champ

Our Eagle is the champion!

Danny DeCrescenzo, Sports Editor

April 15, 2019

Middletown South's own Eagle was crowned champion of school mascots in an online contest conducted by radio station 94.3 The Point. Our Eagle took 52.44% of the vote in the concluding round against the crosstown-rival the Middletown North Lion on April 7th, 2019. 94.3 The Point stages an annual online competition called...

Middletown South Girls Hoops Wins CJ Group IV Title

Middletown South Girls Hoops Wins CJ Group IV Title

Danny DeCrescenzo, Sports Editor

March 6, 2019

The Middletown South Girls Basketball Team, after falling behind 12 in the 4th quarter, came back to take down rival Marlboro 80-77 in overtime to capture the Central Jersey Group IV State Championship on Tuesday, March 5th. It was also Coach Tom Brennan’s 400th career victory and 4th state title ...

Eagles on the Ice

South played RBC on Friday the 25th.

Shane Murphy, Senior Writier

January 31, 2019

They may fall under the radar at times, but this season, the Middletown South Hockey team is making some noise. Currently the team stands at 8-5, suffering only two of those losses being in their division. The Eagles are currently 3rd in their division just behind Freehold Township and Saint John Vianney...

Midd South Football’s Offense Shows Its True Potential

Midd South Football’s Offense Shows Its True Potential

Danny DeCrescenzo, Sports Editor

October 31, 2018

Defense, a strong point of this year’s Eagles team, certainly played a vital role in Midd South’s unreal upset over the #2 team in the Shore and top 20 team in the state — The Rumson-Fair Haven Bulldogs. The game-sealing play was Dylan W’s interception late in the fourth, and the Eagles h...

The PA: The Bright Side of South’s Homecoming Game

The PA: The Bright Side of South’s Homecoming Game

Danny DeCrescenzo, Sports Editor and Columnist

October 22, 2018

The Homecoming game was not the prettiest. Our own Trevor Brey and SJV’s quarterback, CJ Duell, were both plagued by sacks and interceptions. Both offenses were lackluster, with the game staying scoreless until the final minutes. There were countless penalties assessed against both teams. Most third d...

Eagles Game Preview: Homecoming

Eagles Game Preview: Homecoming

Danny DeCrescenzo, Sports Editor

October 17, 2018

South’s Homecoming game this year could not come at a better time. The Eagles are returning to the Swamp fresh off their fifth straight win of the year and clinching the American Division crown. Now the Eagles are back at home, and they have to contend with an opposing squad that has shown flashes of...

The PA: The Sport We Should Have Been Talking About…

The PA: The Sport We Should Have Been Talking About...

Danny DeCrescenzo, Sports Editor

October 17, 2018

How did this fly over our heads? Middletown South Field Hockey went 11-0 in their conference, secured the A North division, and stands at 15-2 overall! I know we hear about it on the morning announcements, but why wasn’t this a bigger deal? Can you comprehend the level of proficiency exercised? This ...

Middletown South Captures American Division Crown

Middletown South Captures American Division Crown

Danny DeCrescenzo, Sports Editor

October 12, 2018

With a 14-13 win over divisional rival Toms River North on October 5th, Middletown South has secured the American Division Title. Avoiding a possible scenario in which the divisional title could have been shared between them and Toms River North, the 5th win of the Eagles season ensured that they would ...

A Day in Pom-Poms

A Day in Pom-Poms

Danny Decrescenzo, Sports Editor

October 9, 2018

Friday Nights at the Swamp for the Middletown South community have always been about one, primordial thing: Rooting on the boys in blue. While that is all well and good, there’s another Friday-night staple that deserves just as much attention: The Midd South Cheerleaders. They’re an integral ...

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