Sports Shorts


The Hazlet Youth Athletic League will be sponsoring a three-game, round-robin summer softball tournament starting July 20 for ages 8, 10, 12 and 14. The tournament fee is $375 ($350 for leagues sending three teams) and no AAU teams are allowed. Please call (732) 264-3060, ext. 6, for more information, or visit the Web site The Raritan High School Hall of Fame is accepting nominations. Nominations are for outstanding accomplishments in athletics at Raritan from 1962 to 1985, or post high school honors. Nominees must have demonstrated recognition such as All-County, All-Shore, All-District, All-State either in high school or similar recognition for participation in college or professional sports. Nominations are also requested for coaches and service awards. For consideration, nominees must not be actively coaches for at least five years. The HOF committee selections will be based on a standardized criteria. Final selections will be announced prior to the induction ceremony. Nominations will be accepted up until June 30. For more information, contact the school at (732) 264-8411. The Atlantic Bicycle Club of Monmouth County held its annual Tour of Colts Neck races on May 1. A total of 315 racers participated in the various events. The feature race, a 30-mile road race with 87 licensed Category 3 participants, was won by Christian Mambelli, of Matawan. Mambelli is a member of the Colavita Racing Team. Hazlet Recreation is sponsoring a Raritan Rocket Development Softball Camp July 11-14 for ages 10-15 at a cost of $95. The camp will be held at Raritan High School from 8:45 a.m. to noon. Bat, glove and proof of physical are required. Helmets and catcher’s equipment to be brought if possible. The camp will be directed by Janet Citro. Registrations may be done by mail or in person at the James J. Cullen Center, 1776 Union Ave., Hazlet, through July 8. There is a $15 charge for late registrations. Payments only by check or money order will be accepted. The following are the current standings for the Monmouth Women’s Softball League: Chubby’s Bar3-0 Grist Mill/ Conrad Smith Nursery2-0 Walt St. Pub2-1 Brannigan’s Bar2-1 Huddy’s Inn/White Rose2-1 TOL Fragrances1-1 The Globe Sports Bar1-2 Murphy’s Bar-Rumson1-2 Dublin House/ Little Silver Pharmacy1-2 Charlie Brown’s-Lincroft1-2 Arena Builder’s-Holmdel 1-2 MPPI Ins./VEI Limo0-3 The Aberdeen/Matawan girls fall softball league will be holding registration for it 2005 season. The league is open to residents and nonresidents grades 4-12 as of September. For more information, go to, call Jim at (732) 290-9576, or e-mail Hazlet Recreation will be sponsoring a basketball camp for boys and girls ages 9-15 on July 18-21. The cost is $100. The camp will be held at the Hazlet Middle School from 9 a.m. to noon A physical is required. The camp will be directed by Sean Devaney. Payment may be made by mail or in person at the James J. Cullen Center, 1776 Union Ave., Hazlet. There is a $15 charge for late registrations. Payments only by check or money order will be accepted. Middletown Youth Athletic Association Little League presents Practice Makes Perfect Baseball/Softball Camp for the 2005 summer at Bodman Park. There will be five four-day sessions, beginning June 27, July 5, July 11, July 18 and July 25. All sessions are 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for ages 8-16. Prices are $225 for one session, $425 for two, $625 for three and $800 for four sessions. There is also a 10 percent discount for multichild registrations. Included in the fee are a camp T-shirt, a written player evaluation, Practice Makes Perfect awards lunch and numerous individual player awards. For a brochure or more details, call (732) 671-1238 or e-mail PMPbaseball Currently, a swim team for the 2005/2006 winter season is being formed for Raritan High School. This team will be 100 percent self-funded by donations and fund raising. The team needs to raise $28,000, and all donations are greatly appreciated. On Saturday, June 11, the team will be holding a Flea Market at Middle Road School from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. They’re asking for any vendors and those residents who would like to clean out their garages to participate. Spaces available: $25 for vendors (new items), two or more spaces $45, plus a donation of a $15-plus product to be placed in an auction basket; $10 for garage sales (used items), two or more spaces $15. Please bring your own tables. There will also be food and activities for the whole family. If you’d like to donate an item to be auctioned, please do so by June 8. Set-up time is 7:15 a.m. and the rain date is June 12. Call Marge McDonald to register or with questions (732) 888-1573 or e-mail Heather Anzivino, a sophomore forward at Kean University, received the MVP Award as a member of the women’s soccer team. She was chosen MVP despite suffering a season-ending injury and missing the final six games of the season. The Hazlet Bombers U13 boys are looking for players for the upcoming season. The Bombers play in MOSA division and will be in National 2 this fall. Anyone born between Aug. 1, 1992, and July 31, 1993, and is interested in playing, please contact Ed Young at (732) 739-0429. The St. John Vianney High School Football Camp for boys grades five to eight will be held July 11-14 at the Holmdel school. Cost is $85 and includes T-shirt, football notes and a video. Call (732) 449-3953 or check out the Web site at The Battle of Monmouth Fire girls U14 (fall 2005) Monmouth-Ocean Soccer Association team is holding tryouts on Wednesdays, June 8 and 15, 6-7 p.m. at Wemrock Road Soccer Fields in Freehold. Girls must be born after July 31, 1991. Call Gregg Silva at (732) 866-9692 for more information. No residency requirements.last_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *