Absecon Sports News

Local high school, college, and pro sports news in Absecon, NJ

  • Yesterday | via Lower Township Gazette 

    Russo replaces Iannucci as Holy Spirit football coach

    Holy Spirit High School made a quick change at the top of its varsity football program on Friday, announcing that A.J. Russo will replace John Iannucci, who resigned as head coach Friday. Iannucci resigned from the head coaching position after three years at the Absecon school due to what he called a number of minor health ailments, as well as "other factors" that came to light after the end of the season.


  • Monday Dec 8 | via NJ.com 

    DePaul wide receiver Terrell Vassel earns Rutgers of...

    Terrell Vassel has been on the verge of an FBS offer for what seems like forever, but as time passed, it appeared the junior might be destined for the FCS level of play. However, the DePaul receiver grew some last offseason, improved his long speed and route running, earning an offer from Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood, Sunday.


  • Saturday Dec 6 | via NJ.com 

    Football finals 2014: Senior meeting turned around d...

    There was no hesitation from Holy Spirit quarterback Andrew Light when asked what the turning point in the team's season was. After all, it wasn't long ago that the Spartan's were a 1-4 football team that wasn't preparing, practicing hard or executing on game day.


  • Saturday Dec 6 | via Lower Township Gazette 

    Holy Spirit swamped by DePaul, 42-0, in Non-Public 2...

    But, then again, these Spartans weren't even supposed to be here - playing in a state final for the fifth straight year - so a 42-0 loss to powerful DePaul Catholic should only linger in the minds of the younger players as motivation to get back to the top. . "This is what I want to do when I graduate from high school.


  • Thursday Dec 4 | via NJ.com 

    Non-Public Group 2 Football Final: 5 things you need...

    The Holy Spirit football team is back in the state final, which isn't unusual for the traditional power. But the Spartans have taken a different path this season to earn a rematch with DePaul, which won last year's final over Holy Spirit.