Sunday, December 16, 2012
Late student will be honored at season-opening boys basketball game against Red Bank Catholic
Sunday, December 16, 2012
The Red Bank Regional High School community will honor the memory of late student Albert Martin at its season-opening basketball game Monday. Martin, who was a senior forward, will have his #34 jersey retired and presented to his mother, Tracy Dixon, at 6:30 p.m. Monday when RBR kicks off the season against Red Bank Catholic at the RBR gym, 101 Ridge Road, Little Silver. “He was the epitome of what it is to be a Buccaneer. Just about everything we would want in a student. He was a great classmate, student and friend," said RBR Superintendent Dr. James Stefankiewicz. The Red Bank resident died at Riverview Medical Center Dec. 3 after collapsing during a basketball scrimmage against Point Pleasant Beach High School. There's been an …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Donations being accepted to Memorial Fund
A viewing and funeral for late Red Bank Regional High School senior Albert Martin will be held Saturday morning at the Tower Hill First Presbyterian Church, 255 Harding Road. The viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to noon with funeral to follow, said Marianne Kligman, Red Bank Regional community information officer. The shool also has established the Albert Martin Memorial Fund to pay tribute to the senior basketball player, who died suddenly Monday after being rushed to Riverview Medical Center following a scrimmage at the Little Silver school. Donations are being accepted through the Source foundation, a nonprofit that focuses on youth services. Kligman said monetary contributions can be sent to: Source at RBR, 101 Ridge Road, Little …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Albert Martin, 17, of Red Bank died Monday after collapsing during a basketball scrimmage
Albert Martin was a gregarious young man who was just beginning to reach his potential when his life was cut tragically short while playing the game he loved. Martin, 17, a Red Bank Regional High School senior, died at Riverview Medical Center Monday after collapsing during a basketball scrimmage against Point Pleasant Beach High School. Shellshocked RBR students, coaches, administrators and board members spoke Tuesday about the loss of a young man described as a friend to all who had worked tirelessly to improve his conditioning and grades to be a better athlete and student. "Albert was the perfect example of what a Red Bank Regional student looked like," athletic director Louis DalPra said. "He took advantage of every opportunity." …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Senior Albert Martin collapsed and died while playing basketball at the high school.
A Red Bank Regional basketball player collapsed at the high school and died after being rushed to the hospital Monday afternoon. Albert Martin collapsed while playing basketball on Dec. 3, according to Red Bank Regional spokesperson Marianne Kligman. Little Silver Police and EMS responded to the high school gym around 4:24 p.m. and performed CPR on Martin, 17, who was taken to Riverview Medical Center where he died, according to Little Silver Police Chief Daniel Shaffery. RBR’s counselors and crisis management team will be available for all students and staff who seek these services. "Our collective heart breaks for his family, friends and teammates and the entire RBR community," Kligman said.