Bob Badders is a veteran sports journalist who has covered Jersey Shore sports since 2004. As the Managing Editor for the Shore Sports Network, he oversees content on shoresportsnetwork.com and The Shore Sports Network Journal, in addition to serving as the beat reporter for Shore Conference high school football, wrestling and men's lacrosse. A graduate of Brick Memorial High School and Rowan University, Bob is a lifelong resident of the Jersey Shore and currently resides in Ocean County with his wife and three daughters.
NJ H.S. Football: Vote Passes to Crown True State Champions Beginning in 2022
Football is the only NJSIAA-sanctioned sport that currently does not play down to group champions. That will change in 2022.
NJSIAA Announces New Venues for 2021 New Jersey High School Wrestling Championships
With Boardwalk Hall off the table as the option for the 2021 NJSIAA Wrestling Championships, the state’s high school governing body has been searching for a site to host this season’s boys and girls state tournament.
NJSIAA Makes Announcement Regarding 2021 State Wrestling Tournament
The NJSIAA has made a major announcement regarding the 2021 high school wrestling season.
Gov. Murphy to Sign Order Allowing Parents at High School Sporting Events
Parents will soon be able to attend their children's sporting events.
Major Match-day Changes Unveiled in NJSIAA 2021 Wrestling Guidelines
Practices for the 2021 New Jersey high school wrestling season will begin in three weeks, but it is going to be very different than what we’re all accustomed to.
NJSIAA Set to Vote on Expanding Football Playoffs to Include State Championships
The NJSIAA members are voting to amend the constitution to allow state champions to be crowned in football.
New dates announced for New Jersey high school ice hockey season
The NJSIAA has announced the new start and end dates for the 2021 New Jersey high school ice hockey season.
High School Ice Hockey season to be delayed again under new indoor sports mandate
The start of the New Jersey high school ice hockey season will be pushed back because of new indoor sports restrictions.
Wrestling season pushed back to March under NJSIAA’s revised winter sports calendar
The NJSIAA has announced major changes to the winter sports calendar, including moving wrestling to "Season 3" with a start date of March 1.
Gov. Murphy signs executive order allowing indoor contact sports to resume with restrictio…
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed an executive order Monday that paves the way for a winter season of high school athletics to take place this academic year.