RBMS WILL GET SPORTS BACK, GROUP SAYS

rbmsThe leader of a grassroots group formed to save sports says Red Bank Middle School will see its sports program return. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)

By DUSTIN RACIOPPI

Just a few seconds after hearing earlier this year that all sports at Red Bank Middle School were being dropped for financial reasons, the thought popped into Gene Horowitz’s head: he had to find a way to bring them back.

“Right away I was thinking, it’s too important to too many kids,” said Horowitz, who has two sons in the middle school.

So he started dialing up some heavy-hitters in town so they could all put their heads together and find a way to make it happen. The Red Bank Middle School Athletics Foundation met for the first time Wednesday night. It’s no longer a thought. Sports will return, Horowitz said.

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