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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 →


Rowan College of South Jersey To defend National Championship

Rowan college of South Jersey, in Deptford Twp the number one ranked team in the country and defending World Series champions, Hosted the region 19 Junior college baseball playoffs this past weekend. Entering the weekend as the number one ranked team in the country and the number one seed in the region, the Roadrunners were upset in the first round by number 4 seed Northampton junior college of Pennsylvania The Roadrunners were now forced to win three games over the weekend. The Double elimination tournament was to continue on Saturday, but the weather had different ideas. With a rainy Saturday... Read more →


Gloucester High Lady Lions Host #7 Kingsway Saturday

On Saturday May 11 at 7:00 the 13-3 Lions will host #8 State ranked 18-2 Kingsway. The Lions bounced back from a loss earlier in the week to Audubon by beating the West Deptford Eagles 2-1 on a 2 out single in the bottom 7 for the walk off win. Gloucester Pitcher Olivia George went the distance allowing 1 run on 3 hits along with 7 strikeouts. With the win the Lions remain 1 game behind conference leading Haddon Heights who will host the Lions Monday for a share of the Conference lead. On the Junior Varsity level, Lions Freshman... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic's Senior, Isabella Teti Receives Over $1.3 Million in Scholarship Offers

Bella Teti GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 21, 2024)--Bella Teti, a senior at Gloucester Catholic, has received over $1.3 million in scholarship offers from 13 universities and colleges. According to the winter-spring edition of RAMBLINGS, she also received the prestigious Christian Brothership scholarship from LaSalle University, which covers full tuition for all four years. Teti is an all-around student-athlete. She is a cheerleader and also plays varsity softball and volleyball. She was recently inducted into the National Honor Society. The clipping below is from the winter/spring edition of Ramblings, the school's newspaper. Read more →


LIGHT IT UP BLUE” OR RED? 

John Driscoll | Special to CNBNews “The Debate between Autism Awareness’ Blue Identity and Autism Acceptance’s Red Identity. (Historically, Autism Awareness has been associated with Blue Lighting and Autism Acceptance with Red.) Can I accept something that I am not aware of? In 1988 President Ronald Reagan issued the first Presidential Proclamation declaring April as Autism Awareness Month. Around that time there was a shift in economic “policies” regarding funding for care for persons with disabilities. Many of the government-operated institutions began to shut down and many school districts began offering greater services for children with disabilities. Programs like “early... Read more →


Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund’s 2024 Scholarship Program, Application Deadline April 15

Attention: High School Seniors – Application Deadline April 15th! 3 - $2,000 Scholarships will be awarded to a graduating high school senior – who has a parent, or they themselves serve, in Law Enforcement, Fire Service or EMS Service. 1 - $1,500 Chief Gary Cline Memorial Scholarship – This scholarship will be awarded to a student pursing a career in Law Enforcement 1 - $1,500 Chief Gene Dannenfelser Memorial Scholarship – This scholarship will be awarded to a student pursing a career in the Fire Service 1 - $1,000 Corporal Christopher Milito Scholarship – This scholarship will be awarded to... Read more →


Gloucester City School District Autism Fun Run

The Gloucester City School District is excited to announce its annual Autism Fun Run, which will take place on Saturday, April 13th, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon. The event is open to the public and will feature a fun run/walk, a motorcycle and car show, and food vendors. Please note that the event is designed to be a safe and comfortable environment for individuals with autism. Only therapy dogs are allowed at the event, as they provide emotional support for those in attendance. We ask that you do not bring any other pets to the event to ensure the... Read more →


Gloucester High's Audrey Harding, Places 4th Girls State Bowling Championship

Audrey Harding NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (March 1, 2024)(CNBNews)-Congratulations to Audrey Harding for her outstanding achievement in the individual Girls State bowling Championship on February 29th in New Brunswick. Audrey's impressive performance marks the highest finish ever for a bowler from Gloucester High in the school's history. Out of 100 bowlers, Audrey placed in the top 18 (9th) to advance to the second round and then finished 5th in the second round, qualifying for the finals. Audrey won her first match in the finals and finished 4th overall in the entire state of New Jersey. Gloucester High is extremely proud of... Read more →


GCHS Hall of Fame Banquet; Tickets on Sale

CNBNews)--Gloucester Catholic High School will host its 2nd Annual Hall of Fame Banquet on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at Auletto’s Sunset Ballroom in Almonesson, NJ, the Hall of Fame Executive Committee has announced. The Inductees of this prestigious class include: Arts/Academics/Educators Dr. William Peranteau ’93 Dr. David Coghlan (Posthumous) Joe Gorman ’72 Elizabeth Reilly, J.D. ’69 Special Recognition Patrick Peyton ’77 Athletics Bernadette McGlade ’76, Girls Basketball Johnny Gaudreau ’11, Ice Hockey Joe Fields ’71, Football Trish McNutt-Green ’82, Girls Basketball Teams 1971 Football Team (Class of 1972) 2000 Baseball Team (Class of 2000) 1998 Girls Soccer Team (Class of... Read more →


Lions Smith Slams Door On Rams

Bruce Darrow I CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 11, 2024)--Gloucester City Lions upended crosstown rival Gloucester Catholic Rams 52 - 43 on Saturday, February 10, behind a total team effort. The Rams, with two recent huge wins over the Overbrook Rams and powerhouse Pitman, were surprised by the young Lions' shooting and tough defense by Kaden Harris and Kevin Wall. Sophomore sharpshooter Keegan Cohan started the game with long-range shooting, scoring 11 early points, which were picked up by the air traffic control tower. The Rams pregame plans were quickly abandoned and any adjustments by the Rams coach's were quickly... Read more →


GHS Dance Team at 76ers Game

Gloucester City High School's Dance and Cheer Team recently performed in front of fans of the Phila. 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center. The team's winter sports Coach Kaylee Lovern of Gloucester City, has taken the young ladies to the next level. Coach Lovern demands and receives high expectations from a team of 25 with only 3 seniors. Introducing the 2024 GHS Lions Dance Team Team Captains - Natalie Parent, Eva Cecilio, Dakota Callahan Captains - Natalie Parent, Dakota Callahan and Eva Cecilio are one of the main reason these young ladies are celebrated as one of the area’s best.... Read more →


Robert G. McQuillan, age 92, Legendary Teacher and Coach at GCHS and GHS

Robert G. McQuillan peacefully passed away on January 28th, 2024, at the age of 92. He will be reunited with his beloved wife of 63 years, Frances Burke McQuillan. Robert was the loving father of Robert K. McQuillan and Daniel B. McQuillan and grandfather of Carson McQuillan and Brenna McQuillan. He is also survived by his daughters-in-law, Denise McQuillan, and Ami Feller. God broke the mold with Robert. He grew up on King Street in Gloucester City and was a standout athlete at Gloucester Catholic. He served in the United States Army, then began his teaching career at Gloucester Junior... Read more →


Kaleb is the Wright Choice for Fightn' Camels

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 29, 2024)(CNBNews)--Kaleb Wright stands 6'4” and is an outstanding multi-sport athlete at Gloucester City High School in NJ. As a GHS Lion athletic star the expectations are far greater than many would believe, these athletes truly understand the meaning of "you play for the name on the front of the jersey and not the back". Representing a city like Gloucester requires great dedication, while most students enter the school during the first bell in the morning and exit on the last bell of the day, is not the life of this student athlete. A GHS athlete... Read more →


CNBNews January 2024 Cheers and Jeers (continue)

COMPILED BY CNBNEWS William E. Cleary Sr. Editor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 25, 2024) (CNBNews photos)--Since December 4, 2023, a dumpster filled to the brim with trash has been left on Barnard Avenue. Despite residents' efforts to contact the police department, the issue remains unresolved. One resident said, "This is unacceptable! The owner of the building and the city department heads responsible for enforcing housing laws must take immediate action to remove the dumpster and clean up the area. It is their duty to ensure the safety and well-being of the community. We demand that they fulfill this responsibility without... Read more →


Will Murphy Keep Your Child From Graduating?

Dorothy Philbin l CNBNewsnet Columnist Gloucester High School (CNBNews photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 21, 2024)(CNBNews)--This is not a joke. It is not even a threat. It is a law (A1181/S205) signed by Governor Phil Murphy today, Friday, January 19, 2024. The law states "to make the completion of a financial aid application form a prerequisite to graduation for public high school and charter school students in New Jersey." Gloucester City High School just got a long-awaited and badly needed center for trades programs for those who don't want to go to college but want to learn entry-level skills for... Read more →


GHS Unsung Hero Natalie Parent

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (January 17, 2024)(CNBNews)--Gloucester City has earned the nickname of Titletown due to the remarkable student-athletes, both past and present, who have brought pride to the community. Let's come together to show our appreciation and support for all those who bring glory to our town. We are open to suggestions for any other unsung heroes in the community. If you have any suggestions, send an email to [email protected]. Today is Senior NATALIE PARENT Parent is a Gloucester City Resident A Four-year starter for the GHS Field Hockey Team 2023 All-Colonial Conference 1st Team All-Star 2022 and 2023 Field... Read more →


VIDEO: Reenactment of the Elizabeth Griscom and John Ross Wedding in Gloucester City NJ

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)--On November 4, 2023, a reenactment of the wedding between Elizabeth Griscom and John Ross was held at Proprietors Park in Gloucester City as part of the city's 400th-anniversary celebration of the Dutch settlement of Fort Nassau, later to be known as Gloucester City. The ceremony took place in the exact spot where the couple was married 250 years ago, in 1773, and was performed by Natalee Azzari and Jakob Spotts, both students of Gloucester City High School. Mayor Dayl Baile played the role of Justice of the Peace James Bowman, who officiated the wedding. Elizabeth Griscom,... Read more →


Those in Charge of the Gloucester City School System Are Failing The Students

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files The article was first published February 2022 To the surprise of many Gloucester City residents the local Board of Education in December 2020 approved the expenditure of $1.3 million to install a astro-type material on the school's football field and running track. Why did the school need such an expensive upgrade for their football field? The football team plays five home games a season. Since the school opened in 1962, a natural grass field has been sufficient. The construction started when the Covid-19 pandemic was at its peak. A time when... Read more →


Lions Win City Championship Again

The Annual City Championship Football Game between the G.C. Lions and crosstown rival Gloucester Catholic Rams was played under near perfect weather on Thanksgiving. The Lions 9-2 coming off a heartbreaking SJ Semi Finals defeat to Haddonfield hammered the archrival Rams 33-0 in a game that it appeared much worse then the score indicated. The GHS seniors walked off the home field knowing that their four Thanksgiving game battles against the Rams, they went 4-0 and holding the Rams scoreless with a four year scoring difference of 172 to 0 It was bittersweet win for the seniors, this group of... Read more →


GLOUCESTER CITY News Vault May 26, 1983: Pony Tail League & Gloucester High Baseball

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (November 4, 2023)(CNBNews)--We are currently republishing articles from the Gloucester Gloucester City NEWS Archives City News, which were initially written when the Cleary family owned the newspaper. George F. Cleary Sr. worked as a reporter for the paper from 1948 to 1950, and soon after that, he and his wife, Mazie Cleary, acquired the paper. In 1968, William E. Cleary Sr. began his career as a reporter. Ten years later, in 1978, he was named editor of the Gloucester City News and the Camden County Record. In 1984, he and his wife, Connie J. (Sarlo) Cleary, became... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Rams Football Fundraising Campaign

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 26, 2023)(CNBNews)--Hope is everyone is doing well and Gloucester Catholic Football is having a fundraiser and we are asking for donations from our alumni which will help with upgrades to weight room, equipment, and practice equipment (bags etc). Link to Fundraising - http://raise.snap.app/donors/gloucester-catholic-football-2023 Thank you, and as always, Roll Rams!!! Contacts: Brian Startare Head of Advertising 609- 828-0491 Casey Murphy Head Football Coach 856-264-2910 Please let us know if you have any questions at [email protected] Thank you and ROLL RAMS! Committee of the RAMP fund Read more →


Gloucester High Homecoming Game

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ -(CNBNews)-During halftime of the Lions - Collingswood Football game the 2023 Homecoming ceremony was held. The King and Queen were announced and Outstanding Running Back Jake Zearfoss added to to memorable night being crown Homecoming King along with Homecoming King Zake Zearfoss (photo below). Homecoming King Zake Zearfoss Homecoming Queen Brianna Wimer Photos Courtesy Rachel Marie, Kaylee Lovern 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 →


The Best Players In The Lost Angeles Clippers HistoTitle: The Pinnacle Performers: Unveiling the Elite in the Legacy of Los Angeles Clippers

In the landscape of California basketball, the Lakers have long held sway as the undisputed monarchs of the court. Yet, recent seasons have seen the Los Angeles Clippers assert themselves as formidable contenders in the hearts of basketball aficionados across the United States. While sports betting odds may not always favor their championship aspirations, the Clippers have earned their due respect. For aficionados of sports and scholars of the game alike, sites such as BestSportsBettingCalifornia.com offer a comprehensive repository of updates concerning the intricate legal facets of sports betting in the Golden State. However, let us pivot back to our... Read more →


CASE SOLVED: A "Dumpster Diver" is the Culprit...UPDATED

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 11, 2023)--The photo of the bench was taken on October 7, 2023, in the dumpster area behind the Cold Springs school complex. We first noticed it several weeks prior. Around the same time, and over the next few weekends, we saw lying on the asphalt 10-foot tables, several student desks, two metal bookcases, a small file cabinet, and office chairs. The only time we walk in that area is on weekends. We do this to check out the trash dumpsters, as we are curious about what the custodians are throwing away. There have been times that... Read more →


Michael Kazmar III's Eagle Scout Project Includes a Town-Wide Food Drive & Expansion of Helping Hands Food Pantry

Michael Kazmar III needs your help to obtain his Eagle Scout rank GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 17, 2023)(CNBNews)--Michael Kazmar III, a Gloucester City resident, is currently working on a project to achieve his Eagle Scout rank this fall. The Boy Scouts of America consider the Eagle Scout rank as the highest and most distinguished achievement for a Scout. This title is held with immense respect and carries significant meaning in Scouting, school, business, and the community. To gain the Eagle rank, a Scout must earn at least 21 merit badges, exhibit leadership skills, demonstrate outdoor skills, lead by example according... Read more →


14 Area High Schools Nominated for Turkey Bowl Inc. GCHS, GHS, Haddonfield, Haddon Hts.

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 6, 2023)(CNBNews)--Fourteen area high school football teams are competing for the honor of having their Thanksgiving Day game broadcast live on 94WIP radio on November 23, Thanksgiving Day. Plus, each winning school will win $3,000 for their athletic departments. The following rivalries were nominated for Turkey Bowl V 2023: image courtesy of 94WIP Neumann-Goretti vs. South Philadelphia High School Haverford High School vs Upper Darby High School Central High School vs. Northeast Philadelphia High School Chichester High School vs. Sun Valley High School Father Judge High School vs Lincoln High School Gloucester Catholic High School vs... Read more →


RAMS HOMECOMING GAME SATURDAY

GCHS Homecoming Game this Saturday @ 11am! Hi All, Hope is everyone is doing well and we wanted to invite all of you to the Homecoming game vs Wildwood at 11 amand not 12 at Gloucester High School. Hope to see everyone there! Thank you and as always Roll Rams!!! Read more →


One of The Largest Halloween Parades in the Nation

Annual Toms River Halloween Parade October 31, 7 pm Reported to be the 2nd largest Parade of its type in the world by the Guinness Book of World Records! It’s a parade with plenty of floats and decorative Halloween-themed attractions. Arrive early. It is recommended you arrive about 2 hours prior to the start of the parade. This allows time to get settled and comfortable so the parade can begin on time. In the past, people have put chairs out even earlier. The parade starts at 7:00 pm, from the Toms River Center located at Main Street and Route 37,... Read more →


CPL Mark Ryan Memorial 5K RUN/WALK Saturday, Oct. 28

5k Run $25 9:00AM EDT-11:00AM EDT Registration ends October 28, 2023 at 7:00am EDT Sign Up Walk $25 9:00AM EDT-11:00AM EDT Registration ends October 28, 2023 at 7:00am EDT Sign Up Virtual 5k $30 Registration ends October 28, 2023, at 7:00 am EDT Sign Up Place No. Burlington & Hudson Sts. Gloucester City, NJ US 08030 Description In memory of Cpl. Marc T. Ryan, USMC (KIA November 15, 2004) * Ramadi, Al Anbar Province * Operation Iraqi Freedom. Remembering Our Fallen Brother's Sacrifice www.mc-lef.org ***SHOULD any unforeseen State regulations keep us from conducting this event live it will be converted... 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 →


Lions Win Third Straight Defeat Audubon 43 - 6

The Gloucester City Lions improved to 3- 1 overall when they defeated visiting Audubon 43 - 6 in Conference play. Audubon entered the game at 2 - 0 behind QB Breyson McCracken and Wide Out Luke Hoke who combined for 4 Td's in the Green Waves 2 win start. Both McCracken and Hoke were not allowed to make an impact against a Lions stubborn defense. The underrated Lions defense led by Seniors Jake Zearfoss, Kaleb Wright, Caiden Elmore, Justice Dolson and Shurke Copeland have account for 71 tackles while Juniors Trevin Burkhardt and Kadon Harris have provided their input with... Read more →


Lions Football Improves 2-1 Siebert tosses 4 TD

Pictured Justin Frazer Gloucester hammered host Overbrook in WJFL Colonial conference play 41 - 7 to improve to 2 - 1 overall, while Overbrook dropped to 1 - 1. The Lions receivers combined to catch 4 touchdown passes from Lions QB Jake Siebert, led by wideout Justin Frazer’s 2 touchdowns. QB Siebert tossed 2 other TD passes to Jaden Garris and Joey MacDonald for over 100 yards. Siebert completed 4 of 6 passes for the Lions and Jake Zearfoss rushed 1 yard for the lone TD scored on the ground. Mason Widman featured the ground attack with 230 yards rushing.... Read more →


YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO KNOW: James O'Keefe Brings Cameras To NJ School Board Meetings

A New Jersey Police Captain captured on film by James O'Keefe of OKeefeMediaGroup.com scanning the license plates of citizens who attended school board meetings. In the second video, O'Keefe tries to interview , (Top)--O’Keefe’s exposé led to the NJ Police Captain announcing he would review the officers' conduct for "deficiencies." In the second video below, O'Keefe tries to speak with a former Roselle Park school district employee who had published a video simulating sex with a mannequin and pretending to eat babies. CNBNEWS NOTE: COMING SOON...More videos of O'Keefe confronting Local School Boards in NJ source Read more →


GHS Lions Beat Buena - GCHS Rams Suffer Home Loss to Palmyra

Pictured above Joseph MacDonald The Lions Mason Widman rushed for 3 td's on runs of 60, 45 and 2 yards giving the Lions a 1st quarter 20 - 0 lead over visiting Buena in a non-conference action. Buena fell behind 34 - 0 before crossing the goal line. Gloucester's Jake Zearfoss rushed 150 yards and Qb Jake Seibert reached over 100 yards passing. Pictured Gloucester Mason Widman The Lions rest at 1 -1 on the season and travel to Overbrook for the first In Conference play next Saturday 11:00. The Overbrook Rams are coming off a 36 -34 win over... 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 →


RAMS Football Opens Season at Home, Saturday against Palmyra; See Game Schedule

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 1, 2023)(CNBNews)The Rams will kick off their season against Palmyra at home this Saturday at 11 AM at the John Lynch Field, Market Street and US Route 130. If you're interested in sponsoring the second half of the football season, please get in touch with Brian Startare at 609-828-0491 or Casey Murphy at 856-264-2910 for advertising rates. space donated by CNBNews Read more →


Gcity Resident Michael Kazmar III Needs Your Help With His EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT

Greetings, Friends and Family! (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(August 29, 2023)(CNBNews)--As many of you know, our 16-year-old son, Michael III, is now a junior at GHS. A Superintendent's List student since his day at Gloucester Middle School, Michael has been selected by his peers to serve as Unit Commander of GHS' NROTC program for the 2023-24 school year. He also participates in GHS swimming, track, and cross-country and is a member of Interact, LEO, and Friends of Rachel clubs. Outside of GHS, Michael lifeguards at Gloucester City Swim Club and is a member of Haddonfield Troop 3064 Scouts BSA. In November, Michael... 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 Boys Basketball Team Holds 10th Annual Free Basketball Camp

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 26, 2023)— Last week, the Gloucester High School Boys Basketball team hosted its 10th annual free basketball camp for our boy athletes in the district. Liam James, (photo) head Lions Basketball Coach said, "Along with the instruction and competition, we invited a group of speakers throughout the week with a wealth of knowledge and experiences at the high school, collegiate, and professional levels. Looking forward to seeing all of our Lions, young and old, this upcoming season!" James said, "We would like to thank our sponsors who helped us make this event free for the kids:... 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 →


Memories of Gloucester City: GHS Football Coach Bill Manlove

This article was originally published here in 2011 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews (SOUTH BEND, INDIANA)(July 11, 2011)--Former LaSalle Football Coach Bill Manlove (photo) will be heading to South Bend, Indiana, this week for the College Football Hall of Fame ceremonies being held July 15-16. He is one of four coaches that will be enshrined. Knowledgable South Jersey football fans will remember Manlove as the head football coach at Gloucester High School (Gloucester City, NJ) in the 1960s. A graduate of Temple University, Manlove taught math at GHS. Along with coaching football, he also coached Lions freshman basketball. Former... Read more →


Brookers Win Mid-Atlantic Regionals; Next Stop American Legion World Series August 10-15

Brooklawn American Legion Post 72 wins the 2023 MID ATLANTIC Regional Championship. MORGANTOWN, West Virginia (August 6, 2023)(CNBNews)--Brooklawn Legion Post 72 secured their well-deserved spot in the American Legion World Series, set to take place in Shelby, N.C. Their impressive 10-2 victory against Paxon PA during the Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament held in West Virginia sealed the deal. It is worth noting that Brooklawn Legion Post 72 boasts the most successful American Legion Program in the state of New Jersey, with a remarkable track record of 31 New Jersey State Championship titles, 19 Regional Championship titles, and four World Series Championship... Read more →


Matt Garcia Succumbs at the Age of 35; GHS Alumnus; Owner of Cynthia Auto Glass

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --On June 7, 2023. Age 36. Of Gloucester City. Beloved son of Dawn Collins. Loving brother of Jeremy Collins, Steven Garcia, Joseph Collins, Brandi Collins and the late Cynthia Garcia. Cherished uncle of Diane, AJ, Mia and Blake. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Matt was a graduate of Gloucester City High School, class of 2005. He was the owner and operator of Cynthia Auto Glass… a company he started named after his late sister. Matt was an avid football fan of the Dallas cowboys. His love of football started while playing for the... Read more →


GoFundMe Page Opened for 9-Year-Old Gloucester City Resident with Chiari Malformation

UPDATE/CORRECTION- There was an error in the headline, the youngster doesn't have brain cancer he has Chiari malformation (kee-AH-ree mal-for-MAY-shun)which is a condition in which brain tissue extends into the spinal canal. It occurs when part of the skull is misshapen or smaller than is typical, pressing on the brain and forcing it downward, according to the Mayo Clinic. Although he doesn't have cancer he still is in need of medical care which may include brain surgery. Chiari malformation In Chiari malformation surgery, doctors remove a small section of bone at the back of your skull to make room for... Read more →


Settlement Agreement with ELC; NJDOE Agrees to Major Revisions in Handling Special Ed Complaints

In response to a complaint filed by Education Law Center (ELC), the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) agreed to make major revisions to the information it provides parents, the public, and Department complaint investigators about issues to be considered in state special education complaints and the remedies that may be granted. The revisions, required by a Mediation Agreement between the NJDOE and ELC, underscore the NJDOE’s “acknowledged obligation” to investigate and remedy not only procedural violations, but also substantive failures by school districts to offer appropriate services and placements to students with disabilities. Departments of education in every state... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Baseball and Softball Teams in Sectional Finals

GLOUCESTER CATHOLIC SPORTS NJSIAA SECTIONAL FINALS INFORMATION SOFTBALL - Lady Rams @ St. Joseph Academy, Hammonton Friday June 2 @ 4pm @ SJA Softball Field on Peach Street BASEBALL - Rams host Ranney School Saturday, June 3 @ 1 pm at Joe Barth Field, Brooklawn +++++ Two Rams achieved career milestones yesterday. Junior AJ Kuc set the school record for saves in a season with 226 while Senior/Bridge Matt Leahy recorded his 100th career hit. Congrats AJ and Matt! GLOUCESTER CATHOLIC SPORTS BANQUET On Wednesday MAY 24 Gloucester Catholic's Annual Sports Banquet was held. Congratulations to the team award winners,... Read more →