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American Legion Baseball Regionals: The Home Field Advantage

By Richard Walker Dec 28, 2020 NOTE: This is the last in a four-part series on the history of American Legion Baseball’s regional playoff structure. Part 1 took a look at how the regional format has changed over the years. Part 2 showcased some of the top individual performances in regional... Read more →

Lions Opening Day Winner 50 - 14

The much anticipated 2020 GHS Lions Football got off to an impressive start in Lindenwold winning 50 - 14. The opening kickoff saw the Lions kick returner Chris Dolson ramble down to Lindenwold 35 yard line before Steven Burkhardt started to scoring. Quickly the Lions defense confused the Lindenwold Lions offense... Read more →

GHS Lady Lions Action

Gloucester City, NJ (January 24, 2020)--Thursday evening, January 23, Pitman visited the Lions Den. The Lady Lions playing shorthanded due to injuries, could not overcome the strong Panther squad losing 37 - 19.The Lady Lions were led by Chloe Bennett 8 points and Maghan Ferry's 5 points. Related: Gloucester High School... Read more →

2019 Gloucester City Lions Homecoming

GLOUCESTER CITY,NJ—Homecoming 2019 was not very nice to the host Lions. The evening was upbeat and friendly with an Alumni tailgate party, the introduction of the GHS ROTC Color Guard and the crowning of Homecoming Queen Vanessa Pino and her Princess. But visiting Middle Twp provided many unhappy moments, when they... Read more →

Gloucester City High School 2019 Homecoming

The Annual Homecoming at GHS was held last night on the John Lynch Field. This year it celebrated the Alumni, with a tailgate party provided by the Holy City Publick House and a tour of the facility which many had walked through. This year GHS presented its ROTC Color Guard before... Read more →

Brookers Win 30th NJ American Legion State Title

UNION, NJ (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 1, 2019)--Brooklawn Post 72 won its 30th State Championship on Wednesday, July 31 defeating Broad Street Park Post 313 by a score of 3-1 at Kean University's Jim Hynes Stadium Wednesday night. Broad Street Park was the defending 2018 state champs. Down 1 - 0 the Brookers posted... Read more →

2019 GHS Lady Lions Open Playoffs

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (May 16, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--The Lady Lions opened the 2019 NJ State Group 1 playoffs at home beating visiting Woodstown 10 - 0. The Lions Emilee Hillman homered and Vanessa Pino pitched the shutout. With the win the Lady Lions advance to the 2nd round. Photo Courtesy of Bruce Darrow... Read more →

Audubon Courts Reunion

On Saturday night a Reunion of former players from the basketball courts in Audubon was held at the Kove in Audubon. The idea of bringing to together former High School, College and National Basketball Standouts who worked their skills on the legendary Courts was brainstorm of Carmine Calzonetti a Gloucester Catholic... Read more →

Carmen Palmierio Basketball 64th Consecutive Season

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 6, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester City Basketball opened 2018-2019 season this weekend with 8 travel teams and 12 teams playing in the Carmen Palmierio Basketball In House League. Watch travel teams Friday nights with Girls grade 5/6, 6:45 followed by Boys grade 5/6 at 8:00 @ Cold Springs School The... Read more →

GHS 0 Salem 7

The hometown Lions hosted Salem HS Rams at the Bill Flynn Complex tonight. A win by the Lions would have propelled the Lions to the Tri County Classic Division Title. But Salem used 2 home runs to ruin the Lions night. Photo Courtesy of Bruce Darrow Read more →

CNBNews Feb. Stats: Daily Avg. 4,470 Visitors

Related: CNBNews Tips and Snippets Related: CNBNews Point of View Editor's Note -The CNBNews daily average page views for February 2018, totaled 4,470 a day. We would like to thank our readers, columnists, and reporters for their help throughout the month; Jacek Adamski, Raymond Rolak, Nicole Pensiero, Dawn Watson, Austin Darrow,... Read more →

CNBNews Stats September:

Daily Average 4,996 Visitors

Related: CNBNews Tips and Snippets Related: CNBNews Point of View Editor's Note -The CNBNews daily average page views in September 2017 totaled 4,996 a day. We would like to thank our readers, columnists, and reporters for their help throughout the month; Jacek Adamski, Raymond Rolak, Nicole Pensiero, Dawn Watson, Austin Darrow,... Read more →

Haddon Hts upsets Lions in Field Hockey

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 23, 2017)In the debut of the new Gloucester City Middle School athletic facility, the Lady Lions Field Hockey Team was upset by visiting Haddon Heights 4 - 0. In the first game played on the beautiful turf field on Jersey Ave, the Lady Lions struggled against Haddon... Read more →

HS FOOTBALL: Lions defeat Wildwood

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 22, 2017)The Gloucester City High School (Lions) Football team defeated visiting Wildwood on Friday 47 - 8. With the lopsided win the Lions were able to showcase many underclassman in the second half. Gloucester saw 4 different players score, while Qb Nate Kidd completed all his pass... Read more →

Gloucester City HS Football suffers 1st Loss

UPDATE SEPT. 17: EDITOR'S NOTE: We received one inquiry about the response time of the ClearysNoteBook files Gloucester City ambulance, and a second inquiry about the type of injuries the players suffered. We spoke with a Gloucester City Police Officer who was at the game. He told us that the Gloucester... Read more →

Lions Home Opener Saturday

The Gloucester City Lions will open the 2017 football season on Saturday. The 11:00 am home game brings visiting Maple Shade to town. The early season opener is the result of rescheduling when Pitman High School announced they would not be fielding a varsity football team during the 2017 season. Photo... Read more →

Marc Ryan Social

Friday evening the 1st Marc Ryan Social was held at the "Elizabeth Ballroom" in Gloucester City. Marc Ryan an American Hero who's life was cut short in 2004 while defending his country will be honored by the Gloucester Mustangs on September 29, 2017. Photo by Bruce Darrow Pictured - Nate Proulx,... Read more →


"Among the many gifts that we buy and receive, let us not forget the true gift: To give each other something of ourselves, to give each other something of our time, to open our time to God. In this way Anxiety disappears, Joy is born, and the Feast is created. "... Read more →



The poor condition of the windows on the west side of the municipal building have gotten worst since we first reported on this problem three years ago. (CNBNews photo) William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Related: You Don't Forget That First Impression Related: Blight is Spreading in Gloucester City JEER—For three... Read more →

CNB Stats November; Average 3,445 Visitors Daily

Monthly Stats Report: 1 Nov - 30 Nov 2016 Summary Returning Visits - Based purely on a cookie, if this person is returning to your website for another visit an hour or later First Time Visits - Based purely on a cookie, if this person has no cookie then this is... Read more →

CNB Stats October; Average 3,111 Visitors Daily

Monthly Stats Report: 1 Oct - 31 Oct 2016 William E. Cleary Sr., CNBNewsnet Editor Summary Returning Visits - Based purely on a cookie, if this person is returning to your website for another visit an hour or later First Time Visits - Based purely on a cookie, if this person... Read more →

CNBNewsnet Stats Report for August 2016...Average Number of Daily Visitors 3,675

RELATED:CNBNews stat report for September 2015 RELATED:CNBNews stat report for October 2015 Returning Visits- Basked purely on a cookie, if this person is returning to our website for another visit an hour or more later First Time Visits - Based purely on a cookie, if this person has no cookie then... Read more →

Brooklawn American Legion Pitcher Mike Shawaryn Signs Deal In Boston

Bruce Darrow | CNBNewsnet Former Brooklawn American Legion and GCHS graduate and World Series Pitcher Mike Shawaryn agreed to terms on Thursday to become a Boston Red Sox. Shawaryn now joins former Brooklawn American Legion and GCHS graduate and World Series Pitcher Tyler Mondile as a professional balplayer, who inked a... Read more →

Tyler Mondile Cincinnati Reds Pitcher

Brooklawn American Legion and 2016 Gloucester Catholic Graduate pitcher Tyler Mondile a 2016 Cincinnati Reds 6th round draft pick started his professional baseball career in Arizona on June 26th, 2016. File Photo by: Bruce Darrow Tyler Mondile Stats Summary DATE OPP W L ERA SV IP H ER BB SO 06/26/2016... Read more →

South Jersey Times Softball All-Stars

Following are the 18 players that comprise the 2016 South Jersey Times all-star teams with bios. Brianna Anderson, Gloucester, Jr., P The right-hander allowed just 16 earned runs in 118 2/3 innings pitched for a 0.94 ERA. She struck out 115. Lauren Shannon, Washington Township, Sr., P The senior who pitched... Read more →

Lady Lions King of SJ Group I

CNB Sports The Gloucester City Lady Lions softball team defeated Tri-County rival Schalick 6 - 2 on Friday to capture the South Jersey Group I Championship. Timely hitting by Senior Nikki Velez 3 hits (Triple, 2 doubles) and Sophomore Kylar Coughlin 2 hits helped pitcher Brianna Anderson in the victory. The... Read more →

Local Sports Scene This Weekend

Photos by: Bruce Darrow Most of these pictures can be found on Facebook under - Brooklawn Bears Sports or Gloucester City Sports. Every attempt has been made to include all the players in these collages. Sorry if anyone was overlooked. Below - Brooklawn Girls T-Ball 2016 Below - Gloucester City T-Ball... Read more →

Masterson - Schorr - Montefusco lead Rowan into Region IXX Championship

Number 1 Nationally Ranked Rowan College (RCGC) moved to within 1 win of a trip to the Junior College World Series in North Carolina. In round one RCGC beat Northampton College 6 - 2 as starting pitcher Nick Montefusco (Shawnee HS) pitched 7 strong before turning the pitching duties to Dale... Read more →

Camden County Miracle League Opening Day Held at Boundless Field | Camden County, NJ

May 5, 2016) - The Freeholder Board, children and adults with special needs, and community volunteers marked opening day for the Camden County Miracle League on Saturday. More than 100 players and family members gathered to kick-off this annual spring rite of passage at Boundless Field, which opened in 2013 to... Read more →

Rowan College retains #1 National Ranking

Rowan College 34 - 12 (formerly Gloucester County College) has remained ranked #1 in the Nation Division III baseball for a third straight week. During the past week the Roadrunners beat larger Division II #3 nationally ranked Mercer College with a 43 - 8 record twice (14 - 0 and 6... Read more →

More huge changes coming to H.S. football playoffs?

More change is potentially coming to New Jersey high school football. The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association’s Executive Committee approved a legislative proposal Wednesday to significantly change the non-public football playoff structure by dividing the teams into geographic sections and have them play down to sectional champions for the first... Read more →

HS Baseball: 10 Must-See Games April 26-30

Related: RAMS BASEBALL SCHEDULE Gloucester Catholic HS Brooklawn Rams Alumni In the following article, NJ.com has highlighted the 10 must-see high school baseball games being played between April 26 and April 30. The one game in the immediate area that fans will be flocking to is the matchup between No. 1... Read more →


published Tuesday, September 06, 2011 by CNBNews Sports Once again the Borough of Brooklawn A.K.A. “God’s Little Acre” was the home to the 2011 New Jersey State and Mid-Atlantic Regional Baseball Champions -Brooklawn Post 72 Legion and the Barth - Mc Carthy Wiffleball Reunion. Known throughout the region for the American... Read more →

Rowan College voted #1

Rowan College at Gloucester County took over the number 1 National Ranking in the NCAA DIII Junior College Baseball rankings this week just edging out #2 rival Cumberland College. Previous #1 Tyler College of Texas dropped out of the top 10 losing 3 of their last 6 games. The State of... Read more →

The Rams fall to Neumann Goretti 6-5 in spite of Evan Giordano's performance | CNBNewsnet

Rams Eric Grafton (CNB photo by Bruce Darrow) (CNBNEWSnet)BROOKLAWN N.J. April 15, 2016--Evan Giordano did all he could to give the Rams a Rams ss Alex Persichetti (CNB photo by Bruce Darrow) boost, but it wasn't enough to get pastNeumann Goretti, as the Rams lost 6-5 in seven innings at Joe... Read more →

NJSIAA Rules No. 1 MLB Prospect Jason Groome Ineligible | CNBNewsnet

Barnegat High School senior left-handed pitcher Jason Groome, the No. 1 overall prospect for June’s Major League Baseball draft, has been ruled ineligible by the state’s governing body for high school athletics for violating the state’s transfer rule, NJ Advance Media has learned. Barnegat must forfeit victories in which Groome played... Read more →

Tom Mac Adams - Eileen Vitola 5K Run and Walk

UPDATED (CNBNEWS)BROOKLAWN N. J. APRIL 11, 2016--On Saturday, April 9, the Annual Tom Mac Adams - Eileen Vitola 5K Run and Walk benefiting ALS research was held. As the 5k event was about to start the participants were greeted with April snow flurries. However, 18 minutes later as runners/walkers crossed the... Read more →

Tyler Mondile pitches no-hitter for No. 5 Gloucester Cath. in 7-0 win over Pennsville

BROOKLAWN N.J. APRIL 6, 2016)With the 2016 stage sure to be bright, Mondile’s opening act Wednesday afternoon did not disappoint, as he fired a no-hitter in Gloucester Catholic’s 7-0 victory over Tri-County Conference opponent Pennsville. At least 15 MLB scouts attended to watch Mondile strike out 10 with two walks on... Read more →


UPDATED: See Rams Game photos UPDATED: see Rams batting stats below UPDATE: GAME TODAY, SATURDAY, HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE WEATHER Bruce Darrow | CNBNewsnet BROOKLAWN N.J. April 1, 2016 (CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester Catholic Head Coach Adam Tussey (photo left) notched his 1st win as the new coach by beating Kingsway High... Read more →

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Lady Lions win Softball Opener

AUDUBON N.J.--Kylar Coughlin accounted for 4 runs with 2 hits driving in 3 runs and scoring 1 as the Lions defeated Audubon 5 - 4 in the Eastern Invitational. The Lions entered the top of the 7th leading 5 - 0 before Audubon rallied with 2 outs on a Lions error... Read more →

RCGC takes DH from Cape-Atlantic College

Pictured above National Player of the Week - Matt Woods (Eastern HS) Rowan College at Gloucester County extended their win streak to 5 straight and 11 wins in their last 12 games by beating Camden County College (20 - 12) and taking both ends of the DH against Cape-Atlantic (36 -... Read more →


The Irish of Gloucester City Celebrate The 100th Anniversary of Irish Independence

UPDATE SEE MORE PHOTOS Photo (s) Credit CNBNews Staff The Most Reverend Dennis J. Sullivan, Bishop of the Camden Diocese, (center) and Monsignor William Hodge, (left) Pastor of St. Mary's Parish, Gloucester City lead the parade, celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Irish Independence. Also in the line of march were... Read more →

Gloucester Lions Knocked Out of SJ Group 1 Playoffs by Schalick

By CNBNews Staff The Gloucester City Boys Basketball traveled to Schalick in hopes to advance to the SJ Group I Finals. Schalick behind Taylor Clarke's 26 points and 6 rebounds and Tyler Lundsford 21 points advanced to their 3rd straight SJ Finals with a 68 - 34 lopsided win and first... Read more →


photo credit Bruce Darrow (Above) Gloucester High's Shi'mire Colon, (right below) Jaleel Hatcher and bottom Roy Bond Bruce Darrow | CNB Sports GLASSBORO NJ MARCH 2, 2016--The Gloucester Lions boys advanced to the SJ Group I Semi- Finals on Wednesday on the road beating the higher seed Glassboro Bulldogs 57-44. The... Read more →

HS Boys Basketball: Gloucester High Advances to Second Round; Play Wednesday 6 PM

(CNBNEWSNET)GLOUCESTER CITY N.J. FEBRUARY 29, 2016--Gloucester City High School boys advanced to the second round of the Group I South Jersey Playoffs by beating Salem 57 - 41 on Monday night behind Jaleel Hatcher (19 pts) and Jake Petrick (5- 3pt made). The win advances the Lions to Glassboro for round... Read more →