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Basketball King’s College lands another Fiorino

King’s College announced Wednesday that New Jersey guard Matt Fiorino will attend the school and play for coach J.P. Andrejko on the men’s basketball team.

Fiorino, 5-foot-10, is the younger brother of recently graduated Lady Monarchs star Kaitlyn Fiorino, who left the women’s program with a team record 258 career three-pointers and was third all-time in scoring.

A graduate of Bishop Ahr High School in Edison, N.J., Matt Fiorino averaged 17 points, 3.1 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.8 steals per game as a senior, while hitting 63 three-pointers.

The Star-Ledger in Newark named him a first-team Greater Middlesex County Conference performer and second-team all-area.

NASCAR Raceway helping fans, Red Cross

Pocono Raceway is donating ten percent of the ticket revenue generated by online ticket buyers who use the Red Cross promo code, REDCROSS, for the Pennsylvania 500 to be held Aug. 2.

As an added incentive, those race fans purchasing a Sunday reserved grandstand seat ticket, using the Red Cross promo code will receive a free pre-race Pit/Paddock Pass ($50 value) and souvenir program book with each ticket purchased.

Anyone who purchases a ticket using the Red Cross promotion or makes a donation of $10 or more online at www.poconoraceway.com will be entered into the “Sunoco Red Cross Ultimate Fan Experience”. The grand prize includes a lap with NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Greg Biffle, the winner and three friends to serve as honorary members of Biffle’s pit crew, and the opportunity to serve as the Honorary Starter for the Pennsylvania 500.

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