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EMU Wins in the First Round of the CIT Tourney

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNewsnet YPSILANTI-- The Eastern Michigan University Men’s basketball team took a giant step to salvage the 2017-18 season by posting a resounding 85-63 victory over Niagara in the CollegeInsider.com postseason tourney. It is a nice consolation prize after the tough 64-63 last second loss to Toledo in... Read more →


*Benefits of Distant Tuition You Couldn't Think Of

CNBNews Staff To be or not to be, this is a question for many students, who consider the possibility of studying through distance learning. This article will reveal all the key issues of this matter. Over the years, distance learning in various forms helped realize the educational aspirations of students who... Read more →


Four NJAC Runners Earn All-America Honors

NCAA Men's 8K Results | NCAA Women's 6K Results ELSAH, IL --- Four runners from the New Jersey Athletic Conference earned All-America honors at Saturday's NCAA Championships in Elsah, IL, including Rowan's Kevin Veltre, Ramapo's Jeremy Hernandez, Stockton's Alicia Belko, and TCNJ's Natalie Cooper. Veltre came in 13th out of 279... Read more →


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What Should You Look for in a School?

by Ernest Mendozza | CNBNews Exclusive What should you look for in a school? Planning to join a school or want to find a good school for your child? Learn about the things that you need to check. Read these points to end up with the best school for a brighter... Read more →


NJAC Weekly Award Winners: November 11; Top Defensive Player Samer Manna, Wesley College

PITMAN—The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced its Week 11 Football Players of the Week on November 12. Please click here for the selections ending the week of Saturday, November 11. Read more →


NJAC Weekly Award Winners: October 8

PITMAN --- The New Jersey Athletic Conference has announced its sixth weekly award winners of the 2017 season in men's and women's soccer, field hockey, volleyball, men's and women's cross country, and women's tennis. The honors cover performances for the week ending October 8. MEN'S SOCCER Offensive Player of the Week:... Read more →


NJAC Football Players of the Week Oct. 8

PITMAN—The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced its Week 6 Football Players of the Week on October 8. (click image to enlarge) Please click here for the selections ending the week of Saturday, October 7. Read more →


NJAC Weekly Award Winners: Oct. 2

PITMAN --- The New Jersey Athletic Conference has announced its fifth weekly award winners of the 2017 season in men's and women's soccer, field hockey, volleyball, men's and women's cross country, and women's tennis. The honors cover performances for the week ending October 1. MEN'S SOCCER Offensive Player of the Week:... Read more →


Week Five NJAC Football Player of the Week Selections Announced

PITMAN—The New Jersey Athletic Conference announced its Week 5 Football Players of the Week on October 1. The selections ending the weeek of Saturday, September 30. Read more →


Rider's Joe Simone Named the PGCBL

Lawrenceville, NJ July 24, 2017– Rider University rising sophomore outfielder Joe Simone (Wayne, NJ/Wayne Hills) was named the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League (PGCBL) by league office on Monday afternoon. Simone pieced together a strong week at the plate for the Trail Blazers, putting up .522/.538/.957 numbers over six games. His... Read more →


Davon Ortega Named Rider Softball Head Coach

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Rider University Athletic Director Don Harnum has announced the hiring of Davon Ortega as the Broncs' new Softball Head Coach. Ortega, who becomes the sixth head coach in program history, comes to Lawrenceville following a successful seven-year stint at Holy Family University. “I am honored and excited for... Read more →


Rider Adds Another Arm For 2018 Season

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Rider University Baseball Head Coach Barry Davis has announced the written commitment of another student-athlete for the 2017-18 academic year. Left-handed pitcher Joe Papeo (Matawan, NJ/Old Bridge High School) has signed his NLI and will join the Broncs for the 2018 season. Papeo is part of strong incoming... Read more →


MAAC CHAMPIONSHIP: Iona Ends Rider's Season

NIAGARA FALLS, NY – The sixth-seeded Rider University baseball team fell to No. 4 Iona, 5-2, on Friday morning in an elimination game as part of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Baseball Championships at Sal Maglie Stadium. The Broncs (24-28-1) see their season come to an end, while the Gaels... Read more →


Two-Out Rally in the Eighth Propels Rider Past Manhattan

Courtesy: Claire Leger RELATED LINKS Box Score Sign Up For Free Email Updates NIAGARA FALLS, NY – Lee Lipinski (Glen Arm, MD/Calvert Hall) went 2-for-4 with a solo homer and a pair of RBIs to lead the sixth-seeded Rider University baseball team past No. 5 seed Manhattan on Thursday night in... Read more →


College Baseball : Rider Opens MACC Wednesday Against Canisius

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – After finishing the 2017 regular season with a three-game sweep of Youngstown State, the Rider University baseball team enters the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Championship as the No. 6 seed. The Broncs, who are currently 23-26-1 and ended up 12-12 in conference play, take a four-game winning... Read more →


COLLEGE BASEBALL: Davis Earns 900th Career Win as Rider Edges Monmouth

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – The Rider University baseball team rallied to score three runs in the bottom of the eighth to edge visiting Monmouth, 6-5, on Monday afternoon in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) action at Sonny Pittaro Field. The Broncs (20-26-1, 12-12 MAAC) took the rubber game in the three-game set... Read more →


Kaiser's Three-Run Homer Leads Rider Past Marist

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – Senior outfielder Tyler Kaiser (Moorestown, NJ/Moorestown) smacked a three-run home run and freshman starting pitcher John Yocum (Easton, PA/Freedom) allowed just one earned run over 6.2 innings of work to lead the Rider University baseball team past Marist, 3-1, on Sunday afternoon in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC)... Read more →


COLLEGE SOFTBALL: La Salle Edges Rider, 3-2

PHILADELPHIA (MAY 4, 2017)– Amanda Jordan (Somerset, NJ/Franklin Township) hit her second home run of the year and Monica Clark (Bryn Mawr, PA/Archbishop Carroll) tripled and scored a run, but the Rider University softball team fell to La Salle, 3-2, Wednesday afternoon. With the loss, the Broncs slip to 6-40, while... Read more →


College Softball: Broncs drop pair of one-run decisions to Lafayette

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Ellie Oruska (Chadds Ford, PA/Garnet Valley) led the Rider University softball team with three hits, including a home run in Game 2, but the Broncs dropped a pair of one-run decisions to Lafayette, 2-1 and 4-3, Sunday afternoon at Herb & Joan Young Field. With the losses, the... Read more →


Rider's Maddy Chain Led Softball Team with Three Hits

Courtesy Claire Leger Maddy Chain (photo provided) LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ (April 23, 2017)– Maddy Chain (Gloucester City High School, NJ/Gloucester City) led the Rider University softball team with three hits on the day, but the Broncs were swept by Niagara, 10-0 and 6-0, Sunday afternoon at Herb & Joan Young Field. With... Read more →


Chicago Sky Draft Jankoska in First Round, Joins the Rutgers Connection

Graphic courtesy of MSU Sports Information By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Exclusive FREELAND, Mich. -- Tori Jankoska couldn’t hold back the tears of joy when, with the ninth overall pick, she was drafted by the Chicago Sky. She watched the draft festivities with about 40 family and friends in the basement... Read more →


Rider's Tecco Named College Sports Madness MAAC Player of the Week

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Rider University sophomore baseball player Richie Tecco (Drexel Hill, PA/Monsignor Bonner) was named the College Sports Madness MAAC Player of the Week on Monday evening as announced by the website. It marked the first time in his young career that he has earned recognition for his play on... Read more →


College Baseball: Rider's Yocum and Lipinski Earn MAAC Weekly Honors

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ (April 11, 2017)– After a perfect 4-0 week, highlighted by a three-game sweep of conference foe Saint Peter’s, the Rider University baseball team had a pair of players honored with weekly recognition by the league office on Tuesday afternoon. Freshman pitcher John Yocum (Easton, PA/Freedom) was named the MAAC... Read more →


Rider's Lee Lipinski Named to Johnny Bench Award Watch List

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission has added twelve catchers to the official watch list of the 2017 Johnny Bench Award presented by BaseballSavings.com and Rider University senior Lee Lipinski (Glen Arm, MD/Calvert Hall) was one of players selected. The total number of student-athletes on the watch list... Read more →


Rider Broncs Fall to Campbell University 7-5

Rider Broncs athletic logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) BUIES CREEK, NC – The Rider University baseball team fell to host Campbell University, 7-5, in non-conference action on Tuesday afternoon at Jim Perry Stadium. The Broncs (5-7) suffered their second road loss in a row, while the Camels (7-9) have won two of... Read more →


Rider's Johnson Named College Sports Madness MAAC Player of the Week

Tue, March 14, 2017/Courtesy Peter G. Borg (Rider University) LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Rider University freshman baseball player Kyle Johnson (Jackson, NJ (Jackson Memorial) was named the College Sports Madness MAAC Player of the Week on Monday afternoon as announced by the website. It marked the first time in Johnson’s young career... Read more →


Broncs Softball Sweep Coppin State

Monday, March 13, 2017 Courtesy Peter G. Borg (Rider University) BALTIMORE, MD – Amanda Crimarco (Levittown, NY/Kellenberg) and Maddy Chain (Gloucester High NJ/Gloucester City) had four hits apiece as the Rider University softball team swept Coppin State, 6-3 and 6-5, Monday afternoon at UMBC. Crimarco homered, drove in four and scored... Read more →


Rider Smacks 14 Hits in Win at Georgia

Rider Broncs athletic logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) ATHENS, GA (March 10, 2017)– In a homecoming of sorts, junior Harrison McClure (Atlanta, GA/South Florida StateNorth Atlanta) went 4-for-5 with three RBIs and three runs scored to lead the visiting Rider University baseball team past the University of Georgia, 11-4, on Friday evening... Read more →


Broncs drop final two games of Camel Stampede

Rider Broncs athletic logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Courtesy Rider Sports Information Sat, March 04, 2017 BUIES CREEK, NC – Monica Clark (Bryn Mawr, PA/Archbishop Carroll) went 2-for-3 vs. Appalachian State and Kiera Swank (Bear, DE/Caravel Academy) delivered an RBI single vs. Campbell, but the Rider University softball team was defeated by... Read more →


Rider Dropped Doubleheader Against Charlotte

Rider Broncs athletic logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) CHARLOTTE, NC – The Rider University baseball team dropped both ends of a doubleheader against Charlotte at Hayes Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The 49ers (5-2) took the opener, 13-2, and scored a 12-2 victory versus the Broncs (0-3) in game two. In the first... Read more →


Rider Opens the 2017 Season This Weekend at Charlotte

Rider Broncs athletic logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Courtesy Rider Sports Information LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – The Rider University baseball team is set to open the 2017 season with a road trip to the Tar Heel State to square off with the Charlotte 49ers in a four-game series this weekend, February 24-26. The... Read more →


Broncs fall to UNCG, UMKC

CONWAY, SC – Senior Delany DeMello (Roseville, CA/Roseville) went 3-for-4, but the Rider University softball team fell to the University of North Carolina Greensboro 6-0, and the University of Missouri-Kansas City, 8-0, Saturday on Day 2 of the Battle at the Beach, hosted by Coastal Carolina. With the losses, the Broncs... Read more →


Broncs Softball Drops First 2 Games of the Battle at the Beach

Rider Broncs athletic logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) CONWAY, SC (February 17, 2017)– Junior Monica Clark (Bryn Mawr, PA/Archbishop Carroll) homered against UNC Greensboro, but the Rider University softball team was defeated by the Spartans, 19-1, and host Coastal Carolina, 11-0, on the opening day of the Battle at the Beach Friday.... Read more →


Broncs open 2017 this weekend at Coastal Carolina

Rider Broncs athletic logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – With longer days of sunlight and warmer temperatures on the horizon, the Rider University softball team is set to begin its 2017 campaign this weekend with a trip to South Carolina to compete in the Battle at the Beach, hosted by... Read more →


2017 Cotton Bowl Classic for Midwest Bragging Rights

By Raymond Rolak | Exclusive for CNBNews DALLAS-- Both teams excel at the skill positions and have explosive scoring potential. The game will be determined by the depth of the Wisconsin line play pitted against the offensive minded enthusiasm of undefeated Western Michigan University. This will determine the 2017 Goodyear Cotton... Read more →


Broncs add three to 2017-18 incoming class

Courtesy: Brian David Solomon (Rider University) LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Rider University Baseball Head Coach Barry Davis has announced three additional commitments to the 2017-18 incoming class. Joining prior commitments Jake Barbiere (Randolph, NJ/Randolph), Elias Gross (Bethlehem, PA/Liberty), Ray Pacella (Stony Point, NY/North Rockland), Lou Priolo (Voorhees, NJ/Eastern) and Vincent Vitacco (Staten... Read more →


SAVE THE DATE: Rider University First Pitch Dinner January 21; Special Guest, John Barr

The Rider University baseball team will have its ninth annual First Pitch Dinner on from 6-8:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 21, 2017, in the Cavalla Room of the Bart Luedeke Center on campus. The special guest will be former Bronc baseball player and current Major League Baseball executive John Barr ’79.... Read more →


Broncs Sign Five For 2017-18

Courtesy: Rider Sports Information Release: November 18, 2016 Courtesy: Peter G. Borg (Rider University) LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Rider University Baseball Head Coach Barry Davis has announced the written commitments of five student-athletes for the 2017-18 academic year. Jake Barbiere (Randolph, NJ/Randolph), Elias Gross (Bethlehem, PA/Liberty), Ray Pacella (Stony Point, NY/North Rockland),... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS:

Could it be the End for Atlantic City casinos?

related : CNB Business News (CNBNewsnet)September 19, 2016--The upcoming referendum in New Jersey which could see the entry of Las Vegas-style gambling may prompt the closure of up to five Atlantic City casinos. If the legislation is passed, it will likely encourage the opening of new casinos further upstate. The loss... Read more →


A Look at New Jersey: The Quality Crisis at 4-Year Public Colleges

Related: CNBNEWS THREE PART SPECIAL REPORT: Gloucester City Schools by Tamara Hiler In an analysis of full-time, loan-holding students at America’s four-year public colleges & universities, Third Way found that a large number of institutions are failing to improve the lives of their students. Analyzing data from the Department of Education’s... Read more →


College Baseball Rider Signs Lehigh Valley Star

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ--John Yocum of Allentown, PA, a recent graduate of Freedom High School, will be a member of the Rider University baseball team in the fall. The Eastern PA Conference MVP, Yocum was a First Team All-Conference selection as a pitcher and also a First Team All-Conference selection as a third... Read more →


College Baseball : Broncs Add Florida JUCO Star

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ—Rider University baseball coach Barry Davis has added Harrison McClure of North Atlanta, Georgia, a slugging outfielder/pitcher from the Florida Junior College ranks, to his 2017 squad. “We are excited Harrison chose Rider to further his education and baseball career,” said Davis, the 2015 MAAC Coach of the Year. “I... Read more →


Rider Presents Team Awards

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ—The Rider University baseball team presented its individual awards recently. Junior Lee Lipinski (Glen Arm, MD/Calvert) was named the team Most Valuable Player, sophomore Nick Margevicius (North Royalton, Ohio/St. Ignatius) was named the Most Valuable Pitcher and junior Tyler Kaiser(Moorestown, NJ/Moorestown) was named the Most Improved Player. Lipinski played in... Read more →


Nine Broncs MAAC All-Academic

Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) 9 Rider Broncs MAAC All-Academic POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y.—Nine members of the Rider University softball team were named to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference All-Academic team it was announced Wednesday evening at the post-season awards banquet. Seniors Montana Berg (Danville, Calif./Monte Vista), Samantha Judd (Thousand... Read more →


Broncs Swept by Quinnipiac

LAWRENCEVILLE—The Rider University softball team lost a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference doubleheader to Quinnipiac University on Saturday afternoon at Herb and Joan Young Field. “We swung the bat well,” said head coach Jaci Timko. “We worked the count and had great looks but hit the ball right at them and they... Read more →


College Softball: Rider and Niagara Split Double-Header

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.—When you have your 10th all-time leading hitter at the plate in a tie game with the bases loaded, good things are bound to happen. And sometimes the leadership presence and patience of that senior prevails above all. With the score tied 4-4 in the top of the sixth... Read more →


College Softball : Columbia University 2, Rider University 1

NEW YORK, N.Y.—Despite two hits from junior Morgan Benedetti (Ewing), the Rider University softball team lost 2-1 at Columbia on Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference game. Trailing 2-0 in the top of the sixth inning, senior Dana Sensi (Allentown) hit her fourth home run of the season and 24th of her... Read more →


College Baseball Saint Joseph’s University 5, Rider University 3

PHILADELPHIA, PA- In defense of their 2015 Title, the Rider Broncs lost to Saint Joseph’s in the Championship Game of the 2016 Liberty Bell Classic Wednesday night at Citizen’s Bank Park. “It was a good ball game,” said Rider head coachBarry Davis. “Hopefully we will benefit from this experience and maybe... Read more →


Rider Athletics Hall of Fame June 11, 2016

Rider Broncs athletic logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia) LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ—An NBA player, former professional soccer and baseball players, an All-American wrestler and the first women’s soccer player will be inducted into the Rider University Athletics Hall of Fame June 11. Jason Thompson ’08 of basketball, Jim McKeown ‘81 of soccer, Kevin Connolly... Read more →