Anthony Sims, who was found guilty in the 2014 shooting of a man seated in a car parked in Red Bank, may get a new trial following an appellate court decision issued Monday.
Sims, 32 years old, was wrongly convicted in part based on statements he gave to detectives without having been told why he was under arrest, the three-judge panel found.
Additionally, because the victim of the Willow Street shooting did not testify at trial, but his statements to police were used, Sims was denied his constitutional right to confront his accuser, the court found.
After seven seasons at the helm and a state championship under his belt, Red Bank Catholic head football coach Jim Portela has resigned. Check out Shore Sports Zone for the full story. (Image courtesy of Shore Sports Zone)
Rumson-Fair Haven’s Brendan Barry scored 27 points as the Bulldogs used strong defense in the 4th quarter to hold off Ridge Road rival Red Bank Regional in Rumson Saturday. Matt Reardon had 17 for the Bucs and Teddy Sourlis 12 for the Bulldogs, who have now won 12 straight games. Shore Sports Zone has those highlights and more here.
Rumson-Fair Haven’s Brendan Barry delivered 29 points to grab MVP honors for the second straight year as the Bulldogs handed Gill-St. Bernard its first loss of the season, 66-49, in the Hoop Group Boardwalk Showcase in Long Branch Saturday. Collin McDevitt nailed three straight three pointers in the third quarter to spark a double digit lead. RFH is now 5-1 since Barry has returned from wrist surgery in early December.
High school basketball returned to the Greater Red Bank Green Friday night with Red Bank Regional grabbing a win in its season-opener on the road in Wall Township.
Meanwhile, over in Rumson, the Rumson-Fair Haven Lady Bulldogs dropped one to Manasquan, and their male counterparts lost to the Manasaquan boys on the road as R-FH scoring star Brendan Barry sat out the game with an injury.
Jackie Robinson was a brick wall in goal and Sophie Demurjian scored in the 60th minute to give Red Bank Catholic’s girls’ soccer team a 1-0 win against Saint John Vianney Thursday. Shore Sports Zone has the video highlights.
The Caseys now advance in the Non-Public South “A” girls soccer state tournament.
One year after the field hockey team of Rumson-Fair Haven ended Shore Regional’s 15-year domination of the Shore Conference Tournament, the two teams faced off again at Holmdel Thursday night — with the same outcome. The Lady Bulldogs posted a 1-0 victory on a low, bouncing shot by Lily Croddick to take the title. Shore Sports Zone has the video highlights. (Video courtesy of Shore Sports Zone.)
With Colin Shaughnessy under center in place of injured quarterback Eddie HahN, the 2014 state champion Red Bank Catholic Caseys kicked off their 2015 season with a 28-0 road win against Long Branch. Shore Sports Zone has the highlights, including a 40-yard TD gallop by Mike Wilen, starting at 6:50 of this reel. (Video courtesy of Shore Sports Zone)
With elusive wide receiver Sadiq Palmer (above) ready to start pulling down Jack Navitsky passes, the Red Bank Regional Bucs kick off their 2015 football season Friday night on the road against Wall. Shore Sports Zone takes a close video look at a squad that’s heavy with senior talent as it seeks to improve on last season’s 5-5 record.
And in case you missed it, here’s the 411 on state-champion Red Bank Catholic, once again led by quarterback Eddie Hahn (right). (Video courtesy of Shore Sports Zone)
With quarterback Jack Navitsky and receiver Sadiq Palmer ready to restart their airmail correspondence, the Red Bank Regional Bucs kick off their 2015 football season Friday night on the road against Wall. Shore Sports Zone takes a close look at a squad that’s heavy with senior talent as it seeks to improve on last season’s 5-5 record.
SSZ’s 2015 high school football previews include in-depth video breakdowns of the upcoming season, the full 2015 schedule, and video highlights from 2014.
And in case you missed it, here’s the 411 on state-champion Red Bank Catholic. (Video courtesy of Shore Sports Zone)
.Shore Sports Zone kicks off its 2015 Shore Conference preview tour with 2014 state champion Red Bank Catholic. Led on the field by quarterback Eddie Hahn, the Caseys say they’re in reset mode, adjusting to the loss of 14 starters but looking forward, not backward, says Coach Jim Portela.
SSZ’s 2015 high school football previews include in-depth video breakdowns of the upcoming season, 2015 schedule, 2014 schedule and results with video links and a look at returning members of the Shore Sports Zone All-Zone team. (Video courtesy of Shore Sports Zone)
Shore Conference Tournament top-seed Christian Brothers Academy hosted 16th-seed Red Bank Catholic in Lincroft Thursday night. But after a second-half scoring surge by the Caseys, the Colts came away with a 63-49 win. Shore Sports Zone has the video highlights.
Avenging a last-second loss to Red Bank Regional three weeks ago, the Bulldogs of Rumson-Fair Haven Regional won the second Battle of Ridge Road Thursday night, topping the Bucaneers 50-42 in Little Silver. Morgan Maguire led the Dawgs with 14 as they advanced in the Shore Conference Tournament. Shore Sports Zone has the video highlights.
Rumson-Fair Haven girls basketball coach George Sourlis became the Shore Conference’s all-time winningest coach Tuesday in a game that also saw Villanova-bound senior Grace Stant score her 1,000th career point. The 66-23 road win over Raritan was victory number 626 for Sourlis, who’s coached the Lady Bulldogs for 29 years, and moved his total past that of legendary CBA boys basketball coach Ed Wicelinski. Both milestones were celebrated on the hardwood, and Shore Sports Zone was there to capture it all.
Sophomore JosIe Larkins had 18 points to lead the Red Bank Catholic Caseys to a victory at home against previously unbeaten Neptune Tuesday. The Scarlet Fliers had a 24-20 halftime lead paced by Desiree Allen and Marajiah Bacon, but Larkins and senior Alex Barazotti sparked RBC to a quality win. Shore Sports Zone has full highlights and post-game reaction.
In the first game of a doubleheader in Little Silver, the Lady Bulldogs of Rumson-Fair Haven ran away from Red Bank Regional, 53-34 on Saturdday. With great play inside and outside the paint, future Villanova Wildcat Grace Stant had 24 points for RFH. Check out the Shore Sports Zone highlights.
Then it was time for revenge, as the Bucaneers topped the Bulldogs 47-45 in the boys’ game. Eddie Hendrex had 13 points and made a key defensive stop on the final play of the game to give the Bucs a win in the Battle of Ridge Road. SSZ’s coverage of this great contest includes post-game reaction.
Red Bank Catholic raced out to a 4-0 first-period lead, but needed three goals in the third to gain an 8-5 win over Rumson-Fair Haven. The Bulldogs scored three straight goals in the second period to get within one goal, and scored early in the third to make it a 5-4 game before RBC pulled away. The Caseys’ Todd Goehring and the Bulldogs’ Brendan Ban both reached their 100th career point. Alec Mintz had a hat trick for RBC, scoring the final two goals. The Caseys improve to 12-4-2 on the season, while the Bulldogs now stand at 6-6-1. Shore Sports Zone has the video highlights.
In a nail-biter at Little Silver, Neptune comes back from eight points down in the fourth quarter to score a big “B” North road win at Red Bank Regional Wednesday night. Kerry Kirkwood had 15 points for Neptune, including the game-winning bucket. Sadiq Palmer led the Bucs with 21 points, but missed a coast-to-coast layup at the buzzer. Shore Sports Zone has the thrilling video highlights.
Coming back from a 13-point deficit to score more points in the first quarter than in the previous three, the Red Bank Regional Buc grabbed a big win on the road against Wall Township Thursday night. Shore Sports Zone has the thrilling video highlights.
Red Bank Regional guard Anthony Mitchell captured the second Shore Sports Zone Game Ball after a stellar week for the Bucs. Mitchell averaged 19 points per game in a pair of wins and pulled in a staggering 17,175 votes in just over 48 hours to edge out Southern Regional’s Jack Logue for the honor.
Evan Madigan had a hot hand in overtime as Red Bank Catholic topped Red Bank Regional 56-53 in Little Silver Tuesday night afternoon. It was the second win for the Bucs over the their crosstown rivals this month.Shore Sports Zone has the video highlights.