Down 5-1 in the second period, Rumson-Fair Haven eventually drew even with Middletown North in the Handchen Cup final on the ice in Wall Thursday night. But led by Bobby Hampton, who had two goals and two assists, North skated off with an 8-6 win and the cup, and now turns its attention to a state championship tournament.(Video courtesy of Shore Sports Zone.)
With the high school winter season coming to a close, the polls are now open at video-based Shore Sports Zone, where viewers can cast votes in six best-of categories, including dunk, clutch basketball play (girls’ and boys’), hockey goal and save and student section (above). Take it to Shore Sports Zone to see the others and to cast your all-important vote.
Former New Jersey Devils player Jim Dowd once again brought his high school all-star hockey face-off to Red Bank Sunday night. A fundraiser dubbed ‘Hometown Heroes,’ the game saw the best of Monmouth County defeat Ocean County, 10-6. Rich Chrampanis has complete game coverage at the new video-based website Shore Sports Zone. (Video courtesy of Shore Sports Zone. Click to enlarge)
Press release from Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School
“RFH has established a reputation for great academic and athletic excellence, and I look forward to working with the hockey program’s talented roster of student athletes,” said Nemati. “It is a privilege to work with the exceptional faculty, staff, and student body.”
Nemati, who is certified as a USA Hockey Level Four Coach, began playing ice hockey on a travel team at the age of six and has played for the New Jersey Devils Youth and American Eagles Hockey Clubs.
A trio of Rumson and Fair Haven twentysomethings took advantage of the cold weather at McCarter Pond in Fair Haven Tuesday afternoon with a little skating and passing the puck. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)
White Christmas? Unlikely.
Daytime temperatures hereabouts are expected to remain above freezing into the holiday weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
There’s a possibility of snow for Boxing Day, however.
Here’s the day-by-day outlook: