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GHS Lions 5 - 0 GCHS Rams 0 - 8 Records

Pictured Lions Steven Burkhardt against Palmyra The local Lions are currently 5 - 0 after defeating the opposition by a combined total score 225 to 47. The Lions are led my Senior running back Steven Burkhardt. Burkhardt is one of the League and South Jersey leaders for running backs, entering Fridays game against Pitman with 798 yards rushing and 15 TD's. Currently Burkhardt is #1 in West Jersey Football League with a total points with 107 and 17 touchdowns Across town the Rams are 0 - 8 being outscored 281 to 42 along with being shutout in 5 games. The... Read more →


Lions improve to 7-1; Host Playoff Game this Friday

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ ((October 21, 2023)(CNBNews)--Gloucester High School Lions won their 7th straight game on Friday night, October 20. Their only loss was to Schalick on the opening day of the season. Pictured Lions Jake Zearfoss Friday evening was the GHS Homecoming Game where the Lions hosted Collingswood High School. The Lions beat Collingswood 35 - 0 behind Lions RB Jake Zearfoss who rushed for 85 yards and a 5 yard TD run. The Lions RB Mason Widman provided another rushing TD to his resume of 20 touchdowns in 2023 Pictured Td Run Mason Widman Interception touchdown returns by Trevin... Read more →


GLOUCESTER HIGH GAME PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS

Pictured Gloucester High School Color Guard (L-R ) Luis Calderon (Rifle), Michael Kazmar (American Flag), Joshua Herbert (Naval Flag) and Robert McDowell (Rifle) Audubon Cheerleaders GHS Unsung Heroes #50 Kaleb Wright, #66 Jeremy Smith, #54 Jermy Schoenfeldt, #55 Caidan Elmore, #12 Trevin Burkhardt GHS Unsung Heroes--#50 Kaleb Wright, #66 Jeremy Smith, #54 Jermy Schoenfeldt, #55 Caidan Elmore, #12 Trevin Burkhardt Pictured #12 Trevin Burkhardt Read more →


SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT

We have been made aware of reports claiming that CNBNews published a story about the alleged passing of DelVal Football Coach Bill Manlove. We want to make it clear that we have not released any article regarding his death or any contradictory information Occasionally, we may re-publish an article that we believe readers would find interesting. On July 11, 2011, we published an article about Manlove's induction into the College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Indiana. On August 14, 2023, we re-published the same article with the headline "Memories of Gloucester City: GHS Football Coach Bill Manlove." We... Read more →


Lions suffer loss in final minute

CNBNews photo PITTSGROVE, NJ (August 25, 2023)(CNBNews)--The Gloucester High Lions traveled to Schalick for the 2023 football Non Conference opener. The Lions took the opening kickoff and started play outside the 20 yard line. After a few runs and a penalty, the Lions turned to the arm of Senior Qb Jake Siebert. Siebert completed 3 first down passes before connecting with Jaden Garris on a 22 yard TD reception with 4:32 remaining in the 1st qtr. giving the Lions 6-0 lead after a missed pat. Schalick HS used a ground game with 6 rushes to put 7 points on the... Read more →


GHS 2023 Football Schedule

Photo Audubon 2022 The 2023 Lions Football Season Kicks Off tonight in Schalick. The Lions are the defending WJFL Champions and Central Jersey Group 2 Runnerup. The Lions return many key players and should be a strong favorite to repeat as Champions Photo Gloucester Catholic 2022 x Read more →


Lions open 2023 Football Season Friday at Schalick HS

The local GHS Lions Football team opens the 2023 Season, Week Zero Friday August 25 at Schalick.High School. The Lions a Central Jersey runner-up in 2022 return many key players. The Lions have beaten Schalick 3 of the last 5 games, including a 21-0 win in 2022. The Lions shared the West Jersey Football League title with Deptford HS last season but return many key players who should make the Lions the pre-season favorite to win the WJFL Championship this season. Lions offense is led by running back Jake Zearfoss, who will run behind Damere Finlay. Finlay's biggest contribution is... Read more →


ALWS GAME 12: Brookers Advance to American Legion Semi - Finals; Face League City, Texas

AUSTIN DARROW | CNBNews SHELBY, NORTH CAROLINE (AUGUST 14, 2023)--Facing World Series elimination in the 2023 American Legion World Series, the Brooklawn Legion Post 72, Mid-Atlantic and New Jersey Champions, rallied behind winning pitcher Graham Adams to defeat Florence, South Carolina of the Southeast Representative 10-4. (photo (s) credit CNBNews photographer Bruce Darrow) Brooklawn pitcher Graham Adams answered the call by going 4.2 innings allowing 4 runs on 5 hits and throwing 107 pitches. Reliever Gavin Friel pitched a scoreless final 2 1/3 innings and was credited with the win. Entering the game, played at Skeeter Stadium, in a 3-way... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Rams SJ Non Public Champions

photo(s) credit Bruce Darrow BROOKLAWN, NJ (June 3, 2023)(CNBNews)--The local Gloucester Catholic Rams NJ #7 captured its 29th Sectional Championship at the Joe Barth Field by beating a strong NJ #2 Ranney HS 4 - 1, behind a strong pitching performance by Tanner Nolan who struck out 9 with 3 hits in his 6 innings on the mound. Ranney came into the Joe Barth Field with a record of 27 - 2, led by senior Duke Bound AJ Garcia. Garcia provided Ranney with their only run when he hit a monster home run in the 5th inning. Garcia opened the... Read more →


Shot Club Shootout Tommy MacAdams Fundraiser

UPDATED By Austin Darrow/CNBNews BROOKLAWN, NJ (April 4, 2023)(CNBNews)--On Sunday, April 2 the all-new competitive basketball Shot Club hosted a Fundraiser in the Brooklawn Gym in memory of Tommy MacAdams. All proceeds benefit the Brooklawn School. MacAdams who lost a battle to ALS 9 years ago was a former councilman and a lifelong resident who continued until his passing working to make Brooklawn the best possible community for its citizens. MacAdams was responsible for the slogan "God's Little Acre". MacAdams was one of the pioneers in elevating the Brooklawn Bees Travel Basketball Team when the Bees won the NYAA National... Read more →


Good News for the Alice Costello School and the Community of Brooklawn

UPDATED AND CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet BROOKLAWN, NJ (March 24, 2023)(CNBNews)--The latest good news for God's Little Acre, also known as the Borough of Brooklawn, is the five elementary students at the Alice Costello School who represented the district in the STEAM Tank program. The boys in fourth grade are between the ages of 9 and 10. They represent the Brooklawn School District in the State's STEAM Tank program under the team name "Door to Your Heart." Their popularity has even spurred the interest of one of the Philadelphia News stations, CBS 3. A reporter from the... Read more →


Building a Gloucester City Champion

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--Recently early on a Saturday morning, Gloucester Lions Coach Liam James gathered his Defending South Jersey Group I Champions varsity basketball team to instruct a clinic for future stars. Led by Senior 1,000 points scorers Aydan Hagan and Liam Gorman, these five y/o kindergarteners listened intensely and work through fundamental drills. This Annual 9:00 AM event is one of several ways the current Lions work to help build the Lions into future Champions. On Tuesday once again the current Lions honored the younger player K through 8th grade at the GHS Fieldhouse where they were honored on... Read more →


WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS! Gloucester High Lions 2022 City Champions

Thanksgiving Day brought beautiful weather, large crowds and the local Lions (9-3) a City Championship. The Lions pounded the Rams (5-5) in a game that saw more penalty flags on the field then players, 35-0. Early in the first quarter Lions #8 John Daily returned a Rams interception 47 yards for a quick touchdown. Then with time running out in the first half, Lions #2 receiver Leo Curran went 20 yards for a are fought TD. The Lions left the field at halftime leading 21 - 0. Then forced a running clock when they punched 14 more points in the... Read more →


HS BASEBALL: Cape Henry, Va. Over Gloucester High 11-1

GHS pitcher Steve Gurcik (photo credit Bruce Darrow) Austin Darrow/CNBNews WEST DEPTFORD, NJ (April 30, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Gloucester High baseball team played Cape Henry, Va. on Saturday at West Deptford. Cape Henry pitcher J. Lebel, kept the Lions off the bases for most of the game. GHS pitcher Steve Gurcik, the losing pitcher gave up 5 earned runs and hit two batters. GHS John Daily had the only extra base hit, a double. Gloucester's defense had two errors. The final score was 11-1. SEE PHOTO ALBUM Read more →


Gloucester Lions Roar in City Series

Austin Darrow/CNBNews The 2021 City Series was not much of a game as the GHS (9-1) Lions defeated cross town GCHS (0-11) Rams 56 - 0 with a second half running clock. With the win the Lions evened out the series at 23 with one tie. Pictured Mike Morrell The game featured Senior Mike Morrell, who sustained a season ending injury two years ago. Morrell #57 a team Captain entered his first action in two season. Morrell lined up as a wide receiver on the first play from scrimmage, With Morrell at receiver, recording setting running back Steven Burkhadt scored... Read more →


GHS Lions 5 - 0 GCHS Rams 0 - 8 Records

Pictures Lions Steven Burkhardt against Palmyra The local Lions are currently 5 - 0 after defeating the opposition by a combined total score 225 to 47. The Lions are led my Senior running back Steven Burkhardt. Burkhardt is one of the League leaders who entered Fridays game against Pitman with 798 yards rushing and 15 TD's. Currently Burkhardt is #1 in West Jersey Football League with a total points with 107 and 17 touchdowns Across town the Rams are 0 - 8 being outscored 281 to 42 along with being shutout in 5 games. The Rams offense has generated 6... Read more →


Page 13: Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Hope this column provides an insight into Carmen both the man and athlete. Not sure of the Chronological order, but every attempt... Read more →


Page 12: Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Palmiero goes from High School star athlete to Penn State University. Where he played fraternity Intramurial Football. Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s... Read more →


Page 12: Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Hope this column provides an insight into Carmen both the man and athlete. Not sure of the Chronological order, but every attempt... Read more →


Page 11: Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Hope this column provides an insight into Carmen both the man and athlete. Not sure of the Chronological order, but every attempt... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in early to mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Note: Because COVID -19 this year 2020 - 2021 resulted in 4 High School seasons (Fall, Winter, Spring and late... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

BROOKLAWN NJ (July 2, 2021)(CNB SPORTS)—Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Today we see the beginning of the Brooklawn American Legion's Dynasty in the State of New Jersey.... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. BROOKLAWN AMERICAN LEGION POST 72 baseball team--We are not certain of the identities. If you can help with their names please comment in the box below this article or email to [email protected] Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a... Read more →


Page Seven: Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

CNB SPORTS--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all-around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid-1950s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing football, basketball, baseball, and track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas Vacation in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Carmen achieved many awards while being a 4 sport star for the Lions and also the 1954 New Jersey Champions Brooklawn American Legion.... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

CNB SPORTS--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all-around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid-1950s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing football, basketball, baseball, and track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas Vacation in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Carmen achieved many awards while being a 4 sport star for the Lions and also the 1954 New Jersey Champions Brooklawn American Legion.... Read more →


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- Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Carmen Palmiero, upper right corner CNB SPORTS--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing football, basketball, baseball, and track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas Vacation in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. As the series focuses on an up and down basketball season, it is apparent Carmen Palmiero... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

(CNBNews)--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all-around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid-1950s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas Vacation in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Page 5: We continue to follow the High School Basketball career of Carmen Palmiero, many familiar names appear throughout this scrapbook. The Gloucester City... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

CNBNews-Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all-around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid-1950s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas Vacation in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Page 4: We continue to follow the High School Basketball career of Carmen Palmiero, many familiar names appear throughout this scrapbook. The Gloucester City... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

Carmen Palmiero, top, right, surrounded by a star CNB SPORTS: Carmen Palmiero formerly of Brooklawn was an outstanding all-around athlete at Gloucester City High School in the mid-1950s. Palmiero was a  4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball Tragically Dec. 21, 1956, Palmiero and friend Stanley Goldstein died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas Vacation We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. On-Page Three: Basketball Box Score (Campbell, St. John, Hudson, Palmiero, Neilio, Buri... Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

(CNBNEWS)--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950’s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home from Penn State for Christmas Vacation in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. Click on Picture to Enlarge CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE Read more →


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Scrapbook of Carmen Palmiero, Outstanding GHS/Penn State Athlete Who Died Too Soon

CNB SPORTS--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at Gloucester City High School in mid 1950s. Palmiero was a 4 sport star playing Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Track. Palmiero headed to Penn State after his graduation where he excelled in Basketball. Tragically Palmiero and a friend died in an auto accident driving home for Christmas Vacation in his Sophomore year. We were recently provided with a copy of a scrapbook by Rose Van Eck, Carmen’s sister. (click below image to enlarge) Some familiar names appear- Steve Shimkus, John Reider, CNBNews hopes this weekly series provides an insight... Read more →


GHS Lady Lions Improve to 6 - 0

The Gloucester City High School Lady Lions Basketball team improved to 6 - 0 in the Colonial Conference with a 40 - 25 win over visiting Gateway. Led by Senior Allyson Velez's 14 points and 12 points from strong inside play of Emily Keith the Lions stayed at the top of the Division. The Lions trailed Gateway 16 - 15 at halftime, but the second half was all Lions, winning the second half 25 - 12. Gateway dropped to 3 - 2 with both losses at the hands of the Lions. Next up for the Lions is 2 - 4... Read more →


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 history. Part 3's spotlight fell on the teams, states and regions that have thrived in the regional era of American Legion Baseball. When national American Legion Baseball officials in 1967 allowed eight host cities across the country a berth in the regionals, critics said the "homefield advantage" they might... 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 resulting in a muffed punt setting up the Gloucester Lions for another score. The Lions along with other New Jersey High School's will play a limited shorten campaign. The Lions who competed in the Tri-County Conference for over 50 years will compete in all sports beginning fall 2020 (except... 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 Gloucester Catholic https://darrowphotos.com Pictured below Ava Iepson Pictured Below Hannah Bryzsewski Pictured Lady Lions Pictured below Lions Meghan Ferry 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 handed the Lions an 8-6 defeat. The Lions score came on a fumble recovery in the Panthers endzone. This week the Lions travel to Lower Cape May on Friday night Photo's courtesy of Bruce Darrow Related: Gloucester High School Gloucester Catholic https://darrowphotos.com #6 Steve Burkhardt #8 Keegan Farlow GHS... 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 the start of the game. At Halftime of the game, the Homecoming Queen of 2019 Senior Vanessa Pino. Junior Princess - 2019 Gracie Fenton Sophmore Princess - 2019 Cellia Mendez Freshman Princess - 2019 Emma Vinci Photo provided courtesy of Bruce Darrow www.DarrowPhotos.com Queen Vanessa Pino Related: Gloucester High... 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 Pictured below Emillee Hillman home run swing Pictured below is winning Pitcher Vanessa Pino 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 graduate. In attendance were professional coach's, NBA Champions, players with NBA numbers retired, NCAA March madness winners and NCAA Coach of the year. Most in attendance where former High School State Champions. Players from Camden Catholic, Gloucester Catholic, Gloucester, Audubon, Merchantville, Bishop Eustace and other schools were New Jersey... 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 →


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 Hts goalie Raheel Abdu-Jalil who turned away 5 Lions shots. Pictures by Bruce Darrow Pictured below #15 Hailey Ritchie Pictured below #3 Kylar Coughlin Pictured Below Myranda Mc Cabe 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 attempts. Kyle Burkhardt led all Lions receivers with 2 catches for 74 yards and a touchdown. NEXT WEEK THE LIONS ARE OFF HAVING A BYE Photos By Bruce Darrow Pictured Below - #9 Jack DeBenedictis Pictured Below #22 Chris Dolson Pictured Below - Brynn and Avery Malone 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 City ambulance most likely was on another call, however, both the Bellmawr and Westville ambulance responded to the call. He said before those ambulances arrived a GCFD truck came and firefighters treated the injuries. As for the injuries, he said four GHS players had to be taken to the... 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 by: Bruce Darrow 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, Jacob Proulx, Dominic Ryan and James Ryan "I'll Lead, You Follow" Additional Photos can be Found on Facebook (Bruce Darrow) 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 deal with the Cincinnati Reds in June. The combined signing bonus of the former Brookers exceeds $1,000,000. Shawaryn joins in Boston 1st round draftee Jason Groome who recently pitched in the classic duel with Tyler Mondile and the GCHS Rams at Campbell field. Shawaryn will wear a Boston Red... 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 DOD 0 0 0.00 0 1.0 1 0 0 2 07/03/2016 IND 0 0 0.00 0 3.0 1 0 1 1 07/08/2016 @WSX 0 0 1.13 0 4.0 4 1 0 2 TOTALS 0 0 1.13 0 8.0 6 1 1 5 LG LEVEL W L ERA G GS... 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 the Minutemaids to the state… 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 Lions will play New Eygpt in the NJ State Semi Finals Tuesday. Photo by: Bruce Darrow Pictured Kylar Coughlin Pictured Nikki Velez Read more →