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Rams Settle on Division I or II Collegiate Programs

By David Biggy | December 01, 2022

Typically, November is a light month at Southern Regional High School. But within a week’s time, seven Rams signed the dotted line on national letters of intent to continue their academic and athletic careers at NCAA Division I or II schools. But while it wasn’t much of a surprise to see Fabian Gonzalez and Joey DeYoung commit to big-time programs […]

‘El Presidente’ Finishes Big While Defending Classic Crown at Sand Trap

By David Biggy | December 01, 2022

A year ago, Aaron Kaminski shook the monkey from his back and captured the top spot in the “Can You Beat Biggy?” Thanksgiving Classic. Unfortunately, the guy he had expected to challenge him, Sal Caporale, who had won the tournament the previous two years, took a year off. On Nov. 26, Kaminski and Caporale ended up at The Sand Trap […]

Bayville Runner Outpaces Huge Field to Win Gobble Wobble 5K

By David Biggy | November 30, 2022

Talk about consistency. For two straight years, Joseph D’Amico has led the pack at the annual Gobble Wobble 5K, and for two straight years the Bayville runner has posted the same exact time while doing so. On Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 24, the 25-year-old D’Amico outraced three-time women’s division winner Courtney Decker, from Avon-by-the-Sea, by slightly more than 15 seconds, clocking […]

Put on Some Funky Stuff and Make Some Moves for the Ugly Christmas Sweater Run

By David Biggy | November 30, 2022

Depending on the weather, running in a sweater isn’t always the best idea. But whether you have a hideous looking sweater or some other funky getup, the place to be on the second Saturday of December is the Ugly Christmas Sweater Run. Scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 10, the main race will begin at 9:30 a.m., and walkers and strollers are […]

Southern Regional Expands Student Courses for 2023-24

By David Biggy | November 30, 2022

Well, it’s happening again. When many school districts are paring down on the number of courses they offer, Southern Regional continues to expand its offerings for its students. During the district’s most recent school board meeting, Superintendent Craig Henry announced the arrival of three new courses that will make their debut for the 2023-24 school year, raising the number of […]

From ‘Little Freshie’ to Goals Leader, Gianna Simon’s Career Had Greatness Written All Over It

By David Biggy | November 30, 2022

To hear Gianna Simon tell the story, it would be easy to believe Megan Lockwood was the ultimate evil monster, the type that showed up in a movie and sent chills down your spine. “Back when I was 10 and playing in the Stafford soccer league, I was terrified of Megan, shaking and all,” said Gianna, who, ironically, broke Lockwood’s […]

“Can You Beat Biggy?” Thanksgiving Classic 11-26-22

By David Biggy | November 28, 2022

Stadium Press Box Dedicated to ‘Voice of the Rams’

By David Biggy | November 24, 2022

The audience of several hundred had just heard John Kaszuba’s famous call “Everybody up for the kickoff!” when Southern Regional School District Superintendent Craig Henry asked any past and present school board members in the gymnasium to step forward for “an ad-hoc board of education meeting.” A bit of an awkward silence filled the space. It was a seemingly strange […]

These Girls Are Not Playing Around on the Southern Regional Football Field

By David Biggy | November 23, 2022

Gianna Simon can deliver a sweet, upper corner goal from 20 yards with a soccer ball. Olivia Davis wields a mean field hockey stick. Leah Morrin can whack the stuffing out of a softball. And Jayla Hahn … well, she may be a little new to Southern Regional High School, but she simply can beat down a girl on a […]

St. Mary Academy Uses Trunk or Treat to Benefit David’s Dream and Believe

By David Biggy | November 23, 2022

At St. Mary Academy in Manahawkin, giving to others is an important function among the students as they seek to love the community around them. On Monday, Nov. 21, the Knights delivered in a big way to David’s Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation. Surrounded by the 12 eighth-graders who led the SMA Trunk or Treat event on Oct. 29, DDBCF […]