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Oxley breaks Javelin Record at Lion Invitational

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Alex Turanski, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

On Saturday April 29th, history was made by South Senior Taylor Oxley at the Lion Invitational, where she broke the school record for javelin, throwing 122 feet 10 inches. Taylor will be attending Bucknell University in the Fall on a Track scholarship.

Ball Family Basketball: A Triple Play

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Tom Rustici, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

Ever since they were young Lonzo, Lamelo and Liangelo Ball had a natural talent for basketball. Both of their parents Lavar and Tina were also athletes in college. Lavar a football and basketball player, and Tina a basketball player. Lavar Ball was confident from the beginning that his kids were going...

Midd South Girls Impress at The Armory

Matthew McGrath, Sports Editor

March 7, 2017

On February 28th, 2017, the Middletown South Girls 4x800 team travelled to The Armory Track and Field Center in New York City to compete in the 83rd annual Eastern States Championships. Throughout the entirety of the winter season, the 4x800 squad was constantly evolving. Having developed a plethora...

A “Super” Comeback

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Matt McGrath, Sports Editor

February 7, 2017

On Sunday February 5, 2017, the New England Patriots recovered from a 25 point deficit to defeat the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in Super Bowl LI. Entering the game as three point favorites according to Las Vegas betting odds, the Patriots surrendered three first half touchdowns and found themselves trailing...

Midd South Girls Coast at Ocean Breeze

Matthew McGrath, Sports Editor

February 1, 2017

This past Sunday, January 29, the Middletown South girls track team competed in the Ocean Breeze Invitational at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island. The Eagles have always been renowned for producing talented distance runners, especially competitors in the 800 meter run. Entering thi...

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Alex Turanski, Staff Writer

January 20, 2017

The 2016 National Championship was an instant classic between Clemson and Alabama, as the top two college football programs faced off for title. Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson put on a stellar performance, passing for over 400 yards and tossing four touchdown passes, but unfortunately the Tigers ca...

Fall Sports Recap

Matthew McGrath

January 13, 2017

  Girl’s Cross Country: 7-0, B North Division champions, Group 3 State champions, Meet of Champions appearance, record breaking season   Boy’s Soccer: 7-11-1, four win improvement from last season, showing signs of potential for upcoming seasons   Girl’s Soccer: 9-9-3,...

South v North Hockey

Ayo Oladeji, Sports Editor

December 16, 2016

November 29th at 7:15 South’s Boys Hockey Team played North’s Boys Hockey Team at Middletown Ice World. By 6:45 the line to get in was out the door and down the sidewalk, people stood in the rain, kept warm by their excitement for the game. Fans quickly filled the seats steamed with anticipation...

MHSS Gymnastics Coach NJ.com Coach of the Year!

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Alex Turanski, Sports Writer

December 2, 2016

Congratulations to Joanne Luciano, the NJ.com Coach of the Year. Mrs. Luciano has been coaching gymnastics at South for 16 years. After a winning season the girls gymnastics team finished second at the Shore Conference Championships and fourth place at the State Championship meet. , "I have enjoyed coaching...

True Grit Gets it Done: MiddSouth Football

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Matt McGrath, Sports Editor

October 7, 2016

Middletown South is renowned for many things: academics, arts, and most notably for its prestigious football program. Starting with the dynasty established during Knowshon Moreno’s high school days, the South football team has maintained its elite status within the Shore Conference and the state of ...

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