LITTLE SILVER: DALPRA RETIRING FROM RBR

louis del dalpra 2010 Louis ‘Del’ DalPra on the sidelines in 2010. (Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

Red Bank Regional’s man of many caps, Louis ‘Del’ Dal Pra, is retiring.

This time, unlike his last attempt to leave a decade ago, it’s for real, he said.

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DAL PRA: I’M STAYING

Del Pra2Louis Dal Pra won’t be leaving his job as RBR’s athletic director after all.

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

When redbankgreen called Louis ‘Del’ Dal Pra‘s office late Friday morning, he didn’t have to wait for the question to be asked. He knew the reason for the call, and got right to it.

“I’m back,” he said, confirming the rumors that he decided to stay put as Red Bank Regional‘s athletic director. “It’s official.”

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DAL PRA MAKING AN EARLY EXIT FROM RBR

dal-praRBR athletic director Lou “Del” Dal Pra is leaving in October. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

Louis “Del” Dal Pra came to Red Bank Regional with a 20-year plan. He made it to two and change.

The high school’s vaunted athletic director is leaving at the end of October to take a teaching job at Raritan High School in Hazlet, putting school leadership on the hunt for a replacement who can fill the big hole Dal Pra will leave.

“Del’s a big loss because he’s a great community guy,” principal Risa Clay said. “People are devastated.”

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