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The boys baseball season came to a close today with a 3-2 loss in the Shore Conference Tournament final against Toms River South. Despite the loss, the 2008 Dawgs put together a historic season that will always be remembered. Click the links below for our coverage from the game!

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(Disclaimer: We apologize in advance to those who might be offended by our pre-game model-style photoshoot with Gary Costello while the field was still undergoing maintenance!)

To read our game article, click here!


With the Shore Conference Tournament final coming up tomorrow night, the Dawg Report has two articles for you. Click here to read "Meet the Costellos," an article detailing the impact the Costello family has had on RFH baseball the past two years. Click here to read our game preview for the final against Toms River South.
In the days leading up to the Shore Conference Championship game against Toms River South, the Dawg Report will have several features on the baseball team. Click here to read our first article, entitled "Dawgs Just Wanna Have Fun."
Congratulations to Missy Bellin for her victory in the 400 hurdles at the Group II championships. With the win, Missy qualifed for the Meet of Champions, along with teammate Jaime Carroll.

Also, the boys baseball team was eliminated from the Central Jersey Group II final with a loss to the Allentown Redbirds. Check out our game coverage below!

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To read our brief game article, click here.


The boys lacrosse season came to a close with a 22-2 victory of St. John Vianney.
The baseball team has made it to their second post-season tournament final, as they beat St. Rose in the Shore Conference Tournament semifinals on Wednesday, by a score of 10-0. With the win, the Dawgs will now face Toms River South in the final, which will be played at Toms River East. Click the links below for our coverage from the game.

To see pictures from the game, click here!

To read and article from the game, and listen to interviews, click here!

Also, the boys tennis team's run in the state playoffs came to a close today, with a 4-1 loss at the hands of Dwight-Englewood. The Dawgs only victory on the day came from the second doubles team of Zach Goldstein and Mike Richards. The Dawgs still have another match against Manasquan; if they win, they willl capture the Shore Conference Class A Central title!


Congratulations to the baseball team for making it to the Central Jersey Group II state championship game! With a 9-7 win today over Shore Regional, the Dawgs will now face the winner of the Allentown v Somerville game on Friday, May 30th. Senior Johnny Lembeck sealed the victory for the Dawgs today with a three-run homer. Now, the team has to rest up and prepare for their SCT semifinal game against St. Rose tomorrow.
Here's a quick weekend update of what's going on with RFH athletics.

The girls track team tied with AL Johnson high school for the Central Jersey Group II title. Junior Missy Bellin had the most individual success of all the RFH competitiors as she won the 100 hurdles, 400 hurdles, and 400 meters. Senior Gabby Kelly took 2nd in the 200 meters, and junior Jaime Carroll took 2nd in the 800. Also, junior distance runner Hannah Satzke came in 2nd in the mile and 4th in the 2 mile. The 4x400 relay team also came in 1st with a time of 3:57:90. The girls now move on to the Group II championships, which will be held on May 30th and 31st.

The boys baseball team beat Governor Livingson on Friday, 11-1. They will now face Shore on Tuesday, before taking on St. Rose in the SCT semifinals on Wednesday.


With a win at Mercer County Park, the boys tennis team won the overall Group II championship and made it to the Tournament of Champions. To read an article on the team from DigitalSports.com, click here!

The girls lacrosse season came to a close today with an 9-8 loss to Shore.


Congratulations to the boys baseball team! Today, they pulled off a huge upset in the Shore Conference Tournament, as the Dawgs shocked the Mariners of TR North, 8-5. The Dawgs had 14 hits on the day, and scored 7 of their 8 runs during a two-out rally in the top of the 6th inning. RFH will play the winner of the Wall v St. Rose game in the semifinal.

Also, the boys lacrosse season came to a close today with a 14-3 lacrosse at the hands of Glen Ridge.


Coming up on Wednesday, the Dawgs will be taking on Glen Ridge in the state tournament. In the days leading up to the game, the Dawg Report staff was able to interview Coach Barbiere, Coach Jackson, and Matt Walrath on the impact Coach Jackson has had on the RFH lacrosse program. Click here to read the article!

It has truly been a great season for the boys tennis team, with Coach Don Russell's first ever Shore Conference Championship and another Central Group II title. As the team gets set to take on Chatham in the Group II semifinals on Thursday, the Dawg Report put together a feature article on Coach Russell and the team. Click here to read the article!


Plenty of RFH teams advanced in the state playoffs on Monday! Here's a quick list of what happened today.

The baseball team moved on in the Central Group II bracket with an 11-1, 6-inning win over Bordentown. Senior Matt Wassel and junior Taylor Brown both hit homeruns, giving them both three homers on the year, and two in the last two games. The Dawgs will now either play 6th seeded Governor Livingston or 11th seeded Hillside, depending upon the winner of that matchup. In the Shore Conference Tournament, the Dawgs are now getting set to play the number 1 seeded Toms River North.

The boys tennis team, coming off of a Shore Conference Championship last week, moved on in the Group II playoffs with a win over Governor Livingston. The team now will play Chatham in the Group II semifinals, and could potentially play either Haddonfield or Pasack Hills in the Group II final. Both the semis and the finals will be played on Thursday.

The girls lacrosse team won 14-7 over Summitt.

Coming up on Wednesday, the 7th seeded boys lacrosse team will be playing 10th seeded Glen Ridge in the 1st round of their state tournament. Assuming the Dawgs win on Wednesday, they will play either 2nd seeded Chatham, Caldwell, or Allentown in the second roud.


The baseball team is still alive in the Shore Conference Tournament, as they moved into the quarterfinals with a 7-0 win over Shore on Saturday! Check out all the Dawg Report coverage below!

To read a game story from DigitalSports.com, click here!

To view pictures from the game, click here!

To listen to interviews, click a name below!

Special Interview with Coach James: Part I and Part II | Johnny Lembeck


The boys lacrosse team fell today in the Shore Conference Tournament semi-finals. The Dawgs lost to arch-rival RBC for the second this year, by a final score of 12-8. To see pictures from the game, click here. Stay tuned, as the Dawg Report will continue to provide coverage of the team as they get ready for states!
Congratulations to the boys tennis team on their Shore Conference championship victory over Ocean. The win on Wednesay sealed head coach Don Russell's first SCT championship in 26 years of leading the Bulldogs. To read an article on the team from ShoreConferenceSports.com, click here!
The baseball team got a good a start to the 2008 postseason as they handled Neptune on Wednesday, winning 13-3 in just 5 innings. At the start of the 2nd inning, with the Dawgs leading 3-2, senior catcher Gary Costello hit a three run homer to put RFH ahead 6-2. By the end of the 2nd inning, the Dawgs were on top, 9-2. Sophomore Dave Robbins also hit a homer, the first of his young varsity career.

To view pictures from the game, click here!

To listen to the Dawg Report interviews following the game, click a name below!

Coach James | Gary Costello

The girls lacrosse team lost a thriller to Shore in the Shore Conference Tournament final. RFH was down 8-3 at halftime, but came back to take a 10-9 lead mid-way through the 4th quarter. With 1:21 left, Shore's Kaylee Mikolon scored the winning goal for the Blue Devils. Now, the girls can prepare for the state playoffs. Congratulations to the girls on a great run in the SCT! To read an article and watch video highlights from the game, click here!


There were plenty of RFH teams that had games on Thursday. Here's a breakdown of all the action.

The boys lacrosse team played their Shore Conference Tournament quarterfinal matchup against Howell at 7:30, under the lights. On the way to a 10-6 win, the Dawgs got scoring contributions from six different people. Kevin Sharkey, Colin Quinn, Ryan Korn and Steve Sutphen each had two goals a piece. Owen Eastwood and Corey Delaney each had one goal. With just ten seconds left to go in the first half, RFH was on top with a 4-2 lead. With the clocking ticking down, Quinn punched in a momentum changing goal to put the Dawgs ahead 5-2. Although the Rebels quietly kept the game close, the Dawgs remained ahead and held on for the 10-6 victory.

To view pictures from the game, click here!

To listen to the Dawg Report interviews following the game, click a name below!

Coach Barbiere | Colin Quinn

The girls lacrosse team was also successful today, as they beat Jackson Memorial by a score of 15-6 in the Shore Conference Tournament semi-finals! The girls now move on to the championship game, which will be played tomorrow, against Shore, at Monmouth University. The game is set to begin at 4:00 PM.

The baseball team was up against Henry Hudson today, and came away with 10-0 victory after 5 innings. Tom McDonough was on the mound for the Dawgs and moved to 4-0 on the year with the win. The Dawgs now have to get set for their first round Shore Conference Tournament game, where 8th seeded RFH will take on 25th seeded Neptune.

RFH's track team participated in a tri-meet today with Shore Regional and Point Beach. The Dawgs emerged victorious, with Shore coming in second, and Point Beach in 3rd.


The girls lacrosse team advanced to the third round of the Shore Conference Tournament with a 14-6 win over Toms River North on Friday. Leighann Torcivia scored five goals, along with Megan Douty and Celee Belmonte who each had three. Abby Eastwood, Paula Nociolo, and Katie Lushefski all added a goal of their own to bring the Dawgs to a total of 14.
The Bulldogs have advanced to the second round of the boys lacrosse Shore Conference Tournament! On Friday night, the Dawgs faced off against the Colts Neck Cougars, the team they beat in the finals of the Shore Conference Tournament last year. RFH was up 8-6 at halftime, however, in the 2nd half, both the offense and the defense stepped it up, and the final score was 17-7. The Dawg Report was on hand to do some interviews after the first round victory. Click a name below to listen!

Coach Barbiere | Kevin Sharkey


The Monmouth County track and field championships began on Wednesday, and Missy Bellin, an RFH junior, represented the Bulldogs well in the races. Bellin won the 400 hurdles with a time of 1:02:26 and also won the 400 hurdles with a time of 57.74. Congratulations to Missy, and good luck on in Saturday in the final!

Also, congratulations to the baseball team for their 6-0 victory over Keansburg, and to softball team for their 4-2 win over St. Rose!


The Dawg Report photographers put together an exclusive photo feature from RFH's 11-2 loss to Shore Conference rival CBA. Click here to view the photos!
The Dawg Report was on hand as the Bulldogs notched a 13-6 win over Manasquan on the diamond. Click here to read our game article, and listen to an interview with RFH head coach, Kevin James.