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.
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.
NJSIAA Announces 2020 HS Football Postseason Format
After weeks of uncertainty, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association on Wednesday announced the plans for its modified football playoffs.
NJSIAA Delivers Verdict on Athletes Whose Schools Opt for All-remote Learning
What will happen to student-athletes if, at any point, their schools have to scrap initial in-person reopening plans and move to all remote learning?
NJ Announces Restart Dates for Organized Sports Based on Three Risk Groups
The NJ Dept. of Health finalized its guidelines for organized sports to resume and Gov. Murphy announced the details during his press briefing on Monday afternoon.
NJSIAA Update: No Change to Start of Fall Sports Season; Practices Can Likely Resume Mid-J…
NJSIAA Chief Operating Officer Colleen Maguire on Friday released a number of updates regarding the return of high school sports.
NJSIAA Establishes Second Task Force to Plan for a Return of High School Sports
The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association has established a second task force to plan and coordinate a safe return of high school sports.
NJSIAA Issues Statement Regarding Coronavirus
NJSIAA continues to rely on directives from state, county, and local public health officials as well as the New Jersey Department of Education.
NJSIAA Passes Bill Reducing Practice Contact to Lowest Limit at Any Level of Football
The New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association has imposed a dramatic reduction in full contact allowed during football season.