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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...

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 ...

Justin Timberlake’s “Filthy” Halftime Show

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Vincent Bufano, Senior Reporter

February 9, 2018

Justin Timberlake headlined the NFL Super Bowl Halftime Show for a second time last Sunday. He is receiving backlash and mixed reviews from critics about his performance. Timberlake seemed to blend in with his numerous backup dancers with a wardrobe that was hideously mismatched, and which had no co...

MIDD South Football: Inside the Helmet

MIDD South Football: Inside the Helmet

The Eagle Eye Sports Editors

November 3, 2017

Friday nights at the swamp are a loved event for all South students. However, the football program dives much deeper than just Friday nights. The best part happens the days leading up to Friday nights. The hard hours at practice form the brotherhood between players. The long days spent in summer preseason...

South Graduate Knowshon Moreno Bursts onto NFL Scene

South Graduate Knowshon Moreno Bursts onto NFL Scene

Bobby Lussier, Sports Editor

December 9, 2013

Middletown South’s prestigious football program has produced a wide array of jaw-dropping talent, but none of this talent has materialized better than that of running back Knowshon Moreno.  Now with the Denver Broncos, Moreno is having a career year, posting stats reminiscent of his days at South;...

Friday Night Eagles End Season with Heartbreaker

Senior Tight End Taylor Hendrickson was an impact player for South; his presence will be sorely missed next year.

Bobby Lussier, Sports Editor

November 19, 2013

South's football team  was eliminated from the Conference playoffs last Friday in a back-and-forth shootout loss to an impressive 6-win Burlington squad, with a final score of 52-45. South was by no means outmatched, as they led 24-15 at halftime and even boasted a three score advantage at one point...

Rebuilding the Dynasty

Sam Altland, Sports Editor

December 16, 2012

As the South boys football team departed Rutgers Stadium on Saturday night after falling to Sayreville 35-28, it was impossible not to feel for the young men who had played their hearts out in pursuit of the Central Jersey Group IV Championship.  South, which had to overcome a 28-7 second quarter deficit,...

The Game’s Not Over Until it’s Over

coaches arguing

Ian Warren, Staff Writer

October 21, 2012

A football game only lasts 60 minutes, so why not play until the final whistle? Research shows that of those 60 minutes, the ball is actually in play for only 12 minutes and 8 seconds. Why not play those last 5 seconds if the game is within one’s possession?  This is exactly what Tampa Bay Buccaneers...

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