The Irish, ranked No. 17 in the state, scored two late fourth-quarter touchdowns to edge Holy Spirit 28-22. The Spartans had overcome a 14-0 first period deficit to lead Camden Catholic 22-20 with three minutes and 57 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter when Kevin Koelsch scored on an 11…

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The Brigantine Links Couples League headed out for another nine and dine last week, although this time we had a novel situation: for the first time, a male couple joined us. This wasn’t a “couple” in the usual sense, just a couple of golfers, both male, who wanted to play golf with the leagu…

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Captain Joe Fumo from Fish Finder Marine reports fishing wasn't too bad this week with most trips seeing 70 shorts with 3 to 6 keepers per trip. Cow nose rays are all over the bay. Everyone on the Fish Finder II thinks they are sharks because they cruise on the surface with their wings point…

A near-record turnout participated in the 16th annual scholarship walk to raise money for graduates of North School to attend Holy Spirit High School. Three of this year’s recipients, Kevin Curau, Will Hoffman and Anthony Lawler, walked to show appreciation and to pass it forward to future r…

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Baseball season has begun, and Little League practice was held Saturday, April 11. The opening day ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, April 18 at the 26th Street field.

The Brigantine Elementary School hosted one of the largest gatherings of high school rowers in the country for the annual Greenhead Sprints Saturday. The event kicked off the rowing season competition as 545 athletes representing 14 schools from New Jersey and Pennsylvania raced 2,000 meters…

  • By Don Marrandino

In 1946, a group of 10-year-olds from Pitney Village and Atlantic City’s Northside met for the first time and formed a team to compete in the Kiwanis Baseball League. (This was prior to Little League). The team was given the name of a minor league team Montreal. Players included David Hammie…

The parking lot was packed with cars May 20. Must be a big football game. Can’t be — it’s only May. There are more zebras (refs) in uniform here than I’ve ever seen before in one place (I was a zebra for 35 years). Yet it’s May. It’s too early for football season. Maybe they’re just getting …

  • By Don Marrandino

Twins Abby and Maddy Koch helped the Holy Spirit second eight finish first in the first day of the Philadelphia Scholastic Rowing Association City championships on the Schuylkill River and the Atlantic County championship at Lake Lenape.

  • By Don Marrandino

Anthony Lawler shot a 40, Kevin Curau 42, Ben Muldoon 45 and Steve Grimmie 52 to spark Holy Spirit (7-5) to a golf win over Wildwood Catholic.

  • By Don Marrandino

The scrapbook picture of the 1972 Rams stirs up many memories of the Island’s historic past. Football was king of the sports scene in Brigantine since soccer was still a more than a decade away. The sidelines of the 24th street field were packed every Sunday.

  • By Don Marrandino

The Holy Spirit second eight with Abby and Maddy Koch was named to The Press High School MVPs of the week after winning a five-boat race at the Noxontown regatta at Middletown, Delaware.

  • By Don Marrandino

Former Brigantine Lifeguard and Holy Spirit grad and rowing coach Paul Savell is in his 10th season as director of rowing and head men’s and women’s crew coach at Drexel University.

  • By Don Marrandino

Seniors Bill Stroby, Dan Shannon, Joe Hartman and Joe Porpora are being counted on to help Holy Spirit make a run at the conference and state football championships this year. Spirit is ranked #22 in the South Jersey preseason poll by the Philadelphia Inquirer.

  • By Don Marrandino

Coxswain Will Hoffman will guide the Holy Spirit crew team this year. The Spartans are looking forward to competing in the nationals.

The Irish, ranked No. 17 in the state, scored two late fourth-quarter touchdowns to edge Holy Spirit 28-22. The Spartans had overcome a 14-0 first period deficit to lead Camden Catholic 22-20 with three minutes and 57 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter when Kevin Koelsch scored on an 11…

  • Staff Reoports

The Brigantine Links Couples League headed out for another nine and dine last week, although this time we had a novel situation: for the first time, a male couple joined us. This wasn’t a “couple” in the usual sense, just a couple of golfers, both male, who wanted to play golf with the leagu…

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Captain Joe Fumo from Fish Finder Marine reports fishing wasn't too bad this week with most trips seeing 70 shorts with 3 to 6 keepers per trip. Cow nose rays are all over the bay. Everyone on the Fish Finder II thinks they are sharks because they cruise on the surface with their wings point…

A near-record turnout participated in the 16th annual scholarship walk to raise money for graduates of North School to attend Holy Spirit High School. Three of this year’s recipients, Kevin Curau, Will Hoffman and Anthony Lawler, walked to show appreciation and to pass it forward to future r…

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  • Michael Feely

BRIGANTINE– A gnarly surf greeted lifeguard teams from Atlantic City, Lavallette, Longport, Margate and Ventnor Tuesday night as the Brigantine City Beach Patrol held its 51st annual Chief Bill Kuhn Lifeguard Invitational at the 15th Street Beach in front of beach patrol headquarters.

Saturday May 30, the Great American Volleyball held a tournament "Bally's Double Down" in Atlantic City. EJ Stoltzfus and Adam Chubb played their first tournament of the year where they placed first in the AA Division.

Before the season started the Phillies brass considered releasing Ryan Howard and getting nothing in return. Although it’s early Howard is one of the hottest hitters in the league on pace for 35 home runs and over 100 RBIs. He is making himself a very valuable commodity. Hopefully the Philli…