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Tokyo Olympics: U.S Women's Soccer Team Defeated After Opponents Play National Anthem

...During Game Forcing Them To Kneel July 27th, 2021 - BabylonBee.com It's a move many are calling the "greatest 4D chess move of all time." Some are even saying it's the most important strategy developed in soccer since the kick was invented. Many are hopeful it will even get Americans interested in watching soccer again. "It's a genius strategy," said one commentator as a singer on the sidelines began singing, "O say can you see, by the dawn's early light" over the stadium's sound system. Megan Rapinoe was going to intercept a pass but dutifully took a knee and was... Read more →


Washington Politics: Trump's Message to GOP; Pelosi, "We Wanted a Bi-Partisan Committee"

WASHINGTON, DC (July 21, 2021)--Republicans must take seriously the effort by Democrats to completely change America through the Reconciliation Process. Democrats are now suggesting that budget reconciliation can be used to pass Mail-In Ballot legislation as well as trying to include Amnesty in their infrastructure package. The infrastructure package has little to do with infrastructure as we know it, bridges, roads, tunnels, etc., but is a dramatic expansion of Government that will cost much more than the $3.5 trillion being discussed. Don’t let this happen! If Amnesty is included in the infrastructure package, there will be a run on our... Read more →


FBI Statement Regarding Allegations of Sexual Abuse by Former Gymnastics/Physician Nassar

The FBI has provided the following statement in response to the Department of Justice's Office of the Inspector General report titled "Investigation and Review of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Handling of Allegations of Sexual Abuse by Former USA Gymnastics Physician Lawrence Gerard Nassar." As the Inspector General made clear in today’s report, this should not have happened. The FBI will never lose sight of the harm that Nassar’s abuse caused. The actions and inactions of certain FBI employees described in the report are inexcusable and a discredit to this organization. The FBI has taken affirmative steps to ensure and... Read more →


American Legion Baseball: Louisiana baseball director ‘humbled’ by Eddie Robinson Award

The American Legion Jul 07, 2021 Louisiana American Legion Baseball Director Sidney Parfait speaks as American Legion Baseball teams and Major League Baseball observe Lou Gehrig Day to raise awareness of ALS during a double-header at Kirsch-Rooney Stadium in New Orleans, La., on Wednesday, June 9. Photo by Shawn Fink/The American Legion Sidney Parfait said he was humbled “just to be mentioned in the same breath” with past recipients of the Eddie Robinson Award. “It brought tears to my eyes,” said Parfait, the director of American Legion Baseball in Louisiana. Named for the legendary Grambling University football coach, the Eddie... Read more →


CNBNews Sports: A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN (video)

By Henry Howard JUN 17, 2021 On a steamy summer night on a dirt and grass field, an American Legion-sponsored team concludes its warmups after the player introductions, national anthem and other pre-game festivities. The pitcher squeezes the resin bag, tosses it aside, receives the sign from the catcher and winds up. The scene will continue throughout the summer. Pitch after pitch. Inning after inning. Game after game. What’s notable about these players, these teams and this league is they are all part of the quickly growing American Legion Lady Fastpitch Softball League in the Department of North Carolina. State... Read more →


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

Palmiero family photo provided Editor's Note: We believe this the Charles Street Stadium, in Gloucester City. The factories in the background would be the former Ruberoid later known as GAF and West Virginia Paper and Pulp also known as Hinde & Dauch. Carmen is in the center causing the finish line. That might be Mr. John Kunz Sr. holding the tape. Kunz was head track coach, assistant football coach, senior class adviser. If you recognize anyone in the photo please send the information to CNBNews1@gmail.com. BROOKLAWN, NJ (July 15, 2021)--Carmen Palmiero of Brooklawn was an outstanding all around athlete at... Read more →


Murray Named Rowan's Interim Assistant Softball Coach

GLASSBORO, NJ - Mary Murray has been named interim assistant softball coach at Rowan, it was announced by head coach Kim Wilson. She worked with the Profs during the 2021 season, but will now be a full-time staff member. Murray joined the Rowan staff after a successful playing career at Arcadia University where she compiled a 36-17 record on the mound with a 1.83 ERA and 236 strikeouts. Despite a senior year that was cut short because of the COVID-19 pandemic, she was a three-time Middle Athletic Conference (MAC) All-Commonwealth honoree, earning First-Team honors twice. Murray was the 2019 MAC... Read more →


How Sports Owners Use Their Teams to Avoid Millions in Taxes

The Billionaire Playbook: Owners like Steve Ballmer can take the kinds of deductions on team assets — everything from media deals to player contracts — that industrialists take on factory equipment. That helps them pay lower tax rates than players and even stadium workers. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. The Secret IRS Files is an ongoing reporting project. Sign up to be notified when the next story publishes. Or text “IRS” to 917-746-1447 to get the next story texted to you (standard messaging rates apply). Also: Do you have expertise in tax law, accounting or... Read more →


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

BROOKLAWN, NJ --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 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... Read more →


Philadelphia Union Foundation Partnering with SWAG

The Philadelphia Union Foundation (PUF) is partnering with The SWAG, the fast-growing Philadelphia soccer program reaching over 2,000 inner-city young children per year, to help encourage the city’s most vulnerable youth to develop a passion for soccer and lead them on a successful path to a healthier lifestyle, educational opportunities, and collegiate scholarships. The SWAG is a no-cost, 47-week per year annual soccer training program for young athletes ages 4-8 in some of Philadelphia’s most neglected African American and immigrant communities. The SWAG’s programming is specifically centered around areas of Philadelphia where basketball and American football dominate the sports culture:... Read more →


NJ Students at The University of Scranton Named to Spring 2021 Dean's List

SCRANTON, PA (06/28/2021)-- Local residents were among more than 1,875 students named to The University of Scranton's Dean's List for the 2021 spring semester. The Dean's List recognizes students for academic excellence. A student must have a grade point average of 3.5 or better with a minimum number of credit hours during the semester to make the Dean's List. The list includes students from the Jesuit university's College of Arts and Sciences, Kania School of Management and Panuska College of Professional Studies. The students are: Alex W. Hartman of Palmyra (08065), a freshman computer science major in the University's College... Read more →


Ryan McIssac, Nick Schooley, Donald Zellman Named to the 2020-21 Academic All-District® Baseball Team

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan seniors Ryan McIssac, Nick Schooley and Donald Zellman have been named to the 2020-21 Academic All-District® Baseball Team, selected by CoSIDA, which recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. These Profs now advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® ballot with first-, second- and third-team Academic All-America® honorees to be announced in late July. McIsaac (Millville, NJ), a health promotion/wellness management major in his second year at Rowan, has also been recognized with 2021 NJAC All-Academic Honorable Mention and as a Rowan Scholar-Athlete. He hit a team-best .409... Read more →


Emily August, Korie Hague and Morgan Zane Named to the 2020-21 Academic All-District® Softball Team

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan’s Emily August, Korie Hague and Morgan Zane have been named to the 2020-21 Academic All-District® Softball Team, selected by CoSIDA, which recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. The three Profs now advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® ballot with first-, second- and third-team Academic All-America® honorees to be announced in late July. August (Mahwah, NJ), graduated with a degree in elementary education and math, and is a three-time NJAC All-Academic Honorable Mention selection and a three-time Rowan Scholar-Athlete. She was inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma... Read more →


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Rowan’s Head Baseball Coach Receives Top Honor

GLASSBORO, NJ - Rowan head baseball coach Mike Dickson (photo) has been named the ABCA/ATEC NCAA Divison III Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year, receiving the award for the first time in his career. ABCA Coaches of the Year This season, Dickson led Rowan to an NCAA Regional Championship and to its first NCAA Division III World Series since 2005. He guided the Profs to the second NJAC Championship during his tenure, and the 17th in school history, while earning the top seed in the NCAA Marietta Regional. Dickson also received th conference's Coach of the Year award for the... Read more →


Spotlight on Sports Heroes Who Served: Baseball Star Dusty Baker

June 15, 2021 | BY David Vergun , DOD News Sports Heroes Who Served is a series that highlights the accomplishments of athletes who served in the U.S. military. Marine Corps veteran Johnnie B. "Dusty" Baker Jr. is a baseball legend. Born in 1949 in Riverside, California, Baker was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in 1967 and played for the team until 1975. From 1976 to 1983, he played for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Then, in 1984, he was with the San Francisco Giants. From 1985 to 1986 he played for the Oakland Athletics. After his playing career, he became... Read more →


Rowan's Kevin Gillooly Living a Dream will Compete in US Olympic Swimming Trials

OMAHA, NE – Rowan’s Kevin Gillooly (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill East) will get his chance to fulfill a dream on Saturday, June 19, when he competes in the 50-meter freestyle at the US Swimming Olympic Trials at the Chi Health Center in Omaha. This week's Trials determines the team that will represent the USA at the Tokyo Summer Olympic games that begin on July 23. ​ A senior with the Profs, he qualified for the Olympic Trials with a time of 22.60 at the 2021 Greater Philadelphia Aquatic Club Spring Derby, making the Olympic Trials Wave II cut which stood... Read more →


NCAA: Here’s What You Can Expect

The 2021 NCAA men’s tournament had one final trick up its sleeve for the last game of the Elite Eight. After the popular Houston, Gonzaga, and Baylor got their tickets to the Final Four, UCLA brought forward another shocking upset to become the fifth No.11 seed to appear in the national semi-finals in the tournament history. After a weekend of bombing in regionals, the field of 64 has been reduced to just 16 teams. With more than 240 home runs throughout the weekend, 2021 might be best referred to as the year of a record-breaking aluminum bat. The combination of... Read more →


Rowan Seventh in the Final D3Baseball.com National Poll

GLASSBORO, NJ - The Rowan baseball team, which participated in the NCAA Division III College World Series, is ranked seventh in the final D3baseball.com national poll, which is the Profs’ highest ranking in the poll that began in 2010. The Profs, who ended the year with a 29-6 record, won the NCAA Marietta Regional championship, to make their sixth trip to the World Series and the first under head coach Mike Dickson. Rowan also captured the 17th NJAC Championship in its history and the second in three years. SEASON RECAP: • The Profs were well-recognized for their accomplishments this season... Read more →


CNB SPORTS: Rowans Eli Atiya Named to NCAA Div. III World Series All Tournament Team

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - Rowan sophomore pitcher Eli Atiya has been named to the 2021 NCAA Division III College World Series All-Tournament Team as the Profs made their sixth all-time appearance in the championship. The lefthander from Cherry Hill, NJ (Cherry Hill West), pitched 7.1 innings in the Profs' 4-2 season-ending loss to SUNY Cortland, striking out six and walking only one batter. On the season, Atiya posted a 9-2 record and a team-high 72 strikeouts, while owning a 1.68 ERA. The loss to Cortland was his only one during the postseason. ​ Atiya was also recognized this season as... Read more →


CNB Sports News: The NBA Instagram Rich List

A new report has revealed which of our favorite NBA stars are balling most off the court. Taking the crown is the king of the court, Lebron James, who could be charging upwards of $342,790 per Instagram post Steph Curry, Russell Westbrook and Kyrie Irving sit high up on the list, all making over $50,000 per post Brooklyn Nets produce the most popular off-court ballers, with 4 out the top 20 playing for the Nets Viewed by all around the world, the NBA is packed with some of sport’s most recognizable and iconic athletes. While their contracts may be eye... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden Jude Misko earns NCAA championship in Men’s Hammer Throw

GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 29, 2021) – Rutgers University-Camden senior Jude Misko (Philadelphia, PA/Cherry Hill East) entered the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championship having won every one of his competitions this season in the men’s hammer throw. Misko completed his perfect season here Saturday at North Carolina A&T State University by finishing first of 17 athletes to capture the Division III national title in the hammer. Misko’s winning throw of 60.48 meters came on his first throw, which proved to be enough to beat runner-up Jacob Bugella of Wisconsin-Stout, who recorded a 60.01-meter toss on his second throw.... Read more →


50th Polish American Heritage Night Hosted by the Detroit Tiger’s

By Raymond Rolak CNBNews Sports Editor Raymond Rolak. Robert Szczublewski and Paul Solarski at Comerica Park during the recent Polish-American Heritage Night. Polish American Heritage Night has been a tradition and highlight of the baseball season in Detroit since 1971. It is now celebrating its 50th year. This year the game is scheduled against the New York Yankees at Comerica Park. The game is being coordinated by Wally Ozog, Emeritus Vice-President of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America (PRCUA) headquartered in Chicago, IL. The special ticket package includes a game ticket and a donation to the Polish Roman Catholic... Read more →


Polish American Night Started 50 Years Ago, Now the Model for Inclusiveness

By Raymond Rolak Sports Editor It is a family affair for Wally and JoAnne Ozog. We are talking about the administration of the Polish American Heritage Night at Comerica Park. This year’s game is the 50th anniversary of the annual event and the opponent is the New York Yankees. Son Christopher acted as the Editor and Publisher of the commemorative program which is available for $25. The Polish Roman Catholic Union, a fraternal insurance and investment company headquartered in Chicago also supports the dance troupes that regularly entertain during pre-game activities of the event. It is an accomplishment at 104... Read more →


Drew Ryback Pitches Complete Game, Ryan Murphy Hitts Grand Slam; Rowan Wins 1st Game

MARIETTA, OHIO - Drew Ryback pitched a complete game and Ryan Murphy hit a grand slam to lead seventh-ranked Rowan to an 8-1 win over Penn State Behrend (25-12) in the opening game of the NCAA Division III Regionals at Marietta College. Rowan (26-4) moves on to the winner's bracket and will play the loser of the St. John Fisher vs. North Carolina Wesleyan game on Friday at 2:30 p.m. Ryback (8-1) threw his third complete game of the season, with five strikeouts and no walks to earn the victory. The senior lefthander did not allow a hit or baserunner... 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 →


Rowan Baseball Begins Quest for NCAA Division III Title; First Game Thursday 11AM

MARIETTA, OHIO - The seventh-ranked Rowan baseball team begins play in the NCAA Division III Regionals on Thursday, May 27 in the double-elimination tournament at Marietta College, which features three other Top 25 teams. The top-seeded Profs will take on sixth-seeded Penn State Behrend in the opening round at 11 a.m. at Don and Sue Schaly Field at Pioneer Park. WATCH | LISTEN (Rowan Radio) | LIVE STATS | GAME PROGRAM | TICKETS | REGIONAL BRACKET/SCHEDULE | ROWAN STATS The winner of this game will play on Friday at 2:30 p.m., with the loser of the game playing in an... Read more →


ROWAN MEN’S TRACK & FIELD TO COMPETE IN NORTH CAROLINA NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

GREENSBORO, NC – This week, the Rowan men’s track & field team travels to the NCAA Division III Championships on Thursday-Saturday, May 27-29 at the Irwin Belk Track Complex. The Profs’ qualifiers are Nana Agyemang (long jump, 4x100 meter relay), Ian Bain (discus), Jah’mere Beasley (100 meters, 200 meters, 4x100 meter relay, 4x400 meter relay), Justin Bishop (4x400 meter relay), Amara Conte (4x400 meter relay), Donovan Clement (4x100 meter relay), Ahmir Johnson (long jump, triple jump), Julio Lebron (javelin), Dan McAleavey (javelin), Julian Pratt (100 meters, 4x100 meter relay), Edgar Rosa (javelin) and Francis Terry (4x400 meter relay). The top... Read more →


Rowan Baseball Headed to the NCAA Division III Regionals

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The Rowan baseball team is headed to the NCAA Division III Regionals and has been named the top seed in the Marietta Ohio Region. The Profs will take on sixth-seeded Penn State-Behrend on Thursday, May 27 at 11 a.m. at Marietta College. The eighth-ranked Profs (26-4) won the NJAC Championship and received the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, and will make the 27th appearance in school history, and the first since 2019. Rowan is one of 42 conference champions to automatically qualify for the NCAA Tournament, while six teams earned at-large bids. Six teams will... 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 →


Win A Trip To Little League World Series

Contest Corner is offering a free trip to the Little World Series, August 22 to August 25 in Williamsport, Pa. The winning team in the contest, sponsored by the makers of OxiClean Multi-Purpose Stain Remover, will also be treated to a special lunch hosted by Major League Baseball Hall of Famer and former Little League player Jim Palmer Related: Gloucester City Little League Coach Dominic Staiano Retiring After 50 Years Read more →


Sports Heroes Who Served: From Boxer to Colonel

Soldier Escapes Gang Violence to Emerge as Army Boxer, Leader May 18, 2021 | BY Thomas Brading , Army News Service Sports Heroes Who Served is a series that highlights the accomplishments of athletes who served in the U.S. military. By 10th grade, Okera Anyabwile had dropped out of high school and was no stranger to street warfare. His mother's tears didn't stop him from being lured into the crime-driven, fast-cash culture that was 1980s South Central Los Angeles. Growing up, he witnessed a spike in drugs and homicides in the "City of Angels" that led to a cycle of... Read more →


Senior Tim Hutchison, Juniors Mike Husni, John Maldonado Rowan Football Tri-Captains

GLASSBORO, NJ - Senior Tim Hutchison and juniors Mike Husni and John Maldonado have been named the tri-captains of the Rowan football team for the 2021 season, which will mark the Profs' return to competition since the 2020 season was canceled due to the pandemic. Hutchison, a 6-1 linebacker, played in all 10 games for the Profs in 2019 and recorded 28 tackles, with 17 solo tackles. A Rowan Scholar-Athlete, he also posted one sack for 10 yards and had a pass break-up while notching six total tackles in games vs. Christopher Newport and the season-ending win over TCNJ. Husni,... Read more →


COLLEGE SPORTS : AUGUST, HAGUE, MACNAIR, ZANE NAMED TO THE NFCA ALL-REGION TEAMS

LOUISVILLE, KY – Rowan pitcher Emily August and catcher Korie Hague were selected to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) East All-Region first team while shortstop Payton MacNair and outfielder Morgan Zane were members of the second team. This year’s All-Region Teams were voted on by the NFCA member coaches in their respective regions. The eight regions had a total of 308 student-athletes from 134 schools chosen to the first, second and third teams. All honorees are eligible for the 2021 NFCA Division III All-America squads. August has a 14-3 pitching record with three saves and a 0.74 earned run... Read more →


Gloucester City Little League Coach Dominic Staiano Retiring After 50 Years

UPDATED: William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Gloucester City LL coach Dom Staiano looking at photos of some of the teams he coached over his 50-year career (CNBNews photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (CNBNews)(May 9, 2021)--After 50 years of being a volunteer member of the Gloucester City Little League organization, Dominic Staiano has decided it is time that someone else takes his spot. The 81-year-old city resident got involved with the local Little League in 1971 helping to maintain the field and the equipment. A few years later when his son was old enough to play ball in the PeeWee Staiano... Read more →


College Baseball: Rowan and Stockton Begin Quarterfinal Series Friday, Games Begin at Noon

GLASSBORO, NJ – The top-seeded Rowan baseball team opens its quest for the conference title when the Profs begin play in the 2012 NJAC Baseball Championship Tournament on Friday, May 7. Rowan will host 8th-seeded Stockton in a best-of-three quarterfinal series with games at noon and 4 p.m. If a third game is necessary, it will be played at Rowan on Saturday, May 8 at 2 p.m. Gloucestercitynews.net graphics The Profs, winners of their last 10 games, are 19-3 and 17-1 in the league and have moved up to ninth in the national rankings by D3Baseball.com. Rowan is seeking its... Read more →


Rory McIlroy’s Is Suffering His Longest Winless Drought This 2021

Image sources: 1 | 2 Back in 2020, at the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship, Rory McIlroy took the world by storm by hitting with his club 13 out of the 18 greens in regulation and 8 of the 14 fairways, totaling at 14 under for the mentioned tournament and finishing it at 14 under. Indeed, this moment is a testament to the three-time PGA Tour Player of the Year’s prowess. After all, he is considered as one of the best players of the 2010s decade. However, his shine seemed to be lost this 2021. It has been more than 540... Read more →


NJAC ACTION: Rowan Defeats TCNJ 18-2

GLASSBORO, NJ (APRIL 22, 2021) - The 17th-ranked Rowan baseball team pounded out 17 hits to post a season-high total in runs as it defeated TCNJ, 18-2, in NJAC action in cold and windy conditions. The win improves the Profs to 12-3 and 10-1 in the conference. Lefthander Drew Ryback shut down the Lions, going seven innings and allowing just four hits while striking out eight to improve his record to 5-0. Among Rowan's leaders at the plate were Ryan McIsaac, who was 4-for-6 with two runs and two RBI, Jared Marks who went 2-for-3 with three runs and an... Read more →


Ashley Lechliter to lead Rowan to an 18-5 win over Kean

UNION, NJ - Senior Ashley Lechliter scored a career-high seven goals to lead Rowan to an 18-5 win over Kean in NJAC women's lacrosse action today. Classmate Dara Hennessy added three goals in the win. The Profs (2-5; 1-1 NJAC) scored the first four goals of the game, with two from Lechliter. After Kean (2-6; 2-2) tallied its first, Rowan scored five more to own a 9-1 lead at halftime with Julianna Corson and Jamie Cutrera each contributing two goals in the first half. Rowan continued the scoring to start the second half, with consecutive tallies from Julia Grlica, Hennessy... Read more →


ProPublica: The Lost Year...What the Pandemic Cost Teenagers

March 8, 12:58 p.m. EST Heather Davis comforts Madasyn Culver after a youth church service in Hobbs, New Mexico in late February. Celeste Sloman for ProPublica Education In Hobbs, New Mexico, the high school closed and football was cancelled, while just across the state line in Texas, students seemed to be living nearly normal lives. Here’s how pandemic school closures exact their emotional toll on young people. Republish ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. Everything looks the same on either side of the Texas-New... Read more →


Profs Swept The Scarlet Raiders in NJAC Baseball Doubleheader; Victor Cruz Hit Grand Slam

GLASSBORO, NJ (April 10, 2021)- Senior Alex Kokos surpassed 200 hits for his career, and Victor Cruz hit a grand slam, to lead #20 Rowan to a 14-11 win over Rutgers-Newark. Lefthander Donald Zellman pitched a complete game in a 9-1 win as the Profs swept the Scarlet Raiders in an NJAC baseball doubleheader. Kokos entered the first game needing three hits to reach 200 and did that one better, going 4-for-5 with three runs scored and two RBI in the first-game win. Zellman threw a two-hitter and recorded a career-high 12 strikeouts while allowing just one run in the... Read more →


COLLEGE SOFTBALL: ROWAN SOFTBALL EXTENDS WIN STREAK TO EIGHT

JERSEY CITY, NJ – The Rowan softball team extended its win streak to eight games after defeating conference opponent New Jersey City University, 13-1 and 11-0. Both contests were only five innings because of the eight-run rule. In the opener, Rowan compiled 13 hits and pitcher Emily August only allowed one. She struck four batters in two innings. Kelly Duffy (1-0) was on the mound for the final three innings and earned the victory. Seven players contributed with at least one RBI. Shortstop Payton MacNair, third baseman Breanna Bryant and left fielder Morgan Zane each totaled two hits, a double,... Read more →


The US Women’s Most Favorite Sports

Sports play a significant role in any country’s culture. These days even the audience is essential. The percentages of women and men who watch the games are important, and there are many reasons behind it. The latest development among sports viewers has been the increased numbers of women that watch sports. Many sports even have a larger female following than their male counterparts. In the US, women love sports. They either play professionally, or it’s an essential hobby to them. Basketball Basketball is among the top sports followed and loved by American women. The NBA and WNBA, where many teams... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: LEAP Academy High School Senior Maya Goodwin, Clinches 1,000 Points

CAMDEN PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL CELEBRATES STUDENT-ATHLETE WHO HITS HISTORIC SPORTS MILESTONE DESPITE COVID-19 PANDEMIC (CAMDEN CITY ) – Yesterday, LEAP Academy University Charter School, a high-performing public charter school in Camden, hosted a special celebration with students and faculty to recognize a standout student-athlete who just reached a 1,000-point milestone in her high school varsity basketball career, in spite of the obstacles created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Maya Goodwin and Dr. Gloria Bonilla-Santiago, Ph.D, Board Chair of the LEAP Academy The celebration marked the significant achievement as well as Goodwin’s broader accomplishments athletically and academically in a historically challenging time.... Read more →


Keeping Safe and Living Well

From sourcing fresh produce to exercising in your local neighborhood it is important to live well, look after yourself and look out for those around you. Take any opportunity you can find to improve your life. When you look after yourself you have the energy and output to enrich your community. When you give back to others you can create and maintain a neighborhood that can be enjoyed by others for many years to come. Locally Sourced and Locally Produced Food Knowing what is in your food is important. Where you can it is advisable to buy locally sourced and... Read more →


Kutztown University Announces 2021 Outdoor Track & Field Roster

KUTZTOWN, PA (03/26/2021)-- Kutztown University will have 91 student-athletes representing its track & field program for the 2021 outdoor season. The Kutztown University men's and women's outdoor track & field teams will be back in action for their first competition in nearly two years, as the Golden Bears begin spring competition on Saturday, March 27, at West Chester University's Golden Ram Invitational. Saturday begins a six-week regular season that leads up to the 2021 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Outdoor Championships, which will be hosted by Shippensburg University May 6-8. It marks a return to competition for KU after almost... Read more →


FEATURES OF WOMEN'S BIKES

The popularity of cycling around the world is growing every season, exceeding 2 billion in 2020. And women, like men, are happy to sit on a bicycle and pedal tirelessly. However, the variety of styles and models makes choosing a bike difficult, especially for women. After all, they want to get not just the best bike, but certainly a woman's one. Manufacturers studied the rating of preferences of the fair sex, took into account their wishes and developed a special bike for them. Further scientific developments and technical progress have made it possible to improve bicycle bikes, and the best... Read more →


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Rowan Women’s Track & Field Looks To Regroup During 2021 Outdoor Season

GLASSBORO, NJ – The 2020 outdoor track season was canceled due to COVID. The student-athletes also missed the 2020 cross country and 2020-21 indoor track & field seasons. Now Rowan will have an outdoor schedule but things are not back to normal. “They (athletes) want to have a season and I am actually glad they are having a season,” stated head coach Derick “Ringo” Adamson. “At their level, if they don’t see that they have something to work for they may just give up. That is what I sense from them.” “They know there is a little bit of light... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Bobsledder Volunteered for Combat in Afghanistan

Sports Heroes Who Served: March 9, 2021 | BY David Vergun , DOD News Sports Heroes Who Served is a series that highlights the accomplishments of athletes who served in the U.S. military. Bobsledding is in Olympian John Napier's DNA. Napier's father, William, a former Marine, was a bobsled driver from the 1960s to the 1980s and later became president of USA Bobsled and Skeleton, the sport's official governing body in the U.S. Napier's mother, Betsy, also drove bobsleds. The family often traveled from their Schenectady, New York, home to Lake Placid, New York, to bobsled. John learned how at... Read more →


COLLEGE LACROSSE: Salisbury Rolls Over Rowan 18-6

SALISBURY, MD - Fourth-ranked Salisbury took over in the first half en route to an 18-6 win over Rowan in women's lacrosse action on Wednesday afternoon. Salisbury (7-0) scored the first two goals of the game before Julia Grlica got the Profs on the board with a free position tally. The Sea Gulls then scored 11 in a row to take a 13-1 lead at halftime in the second meeting of the teams. Trailing 14-1 early in the second half, Rowan (1-3) scored three straight with unassisted goals from Elise Cohan, Johanna Diehl and Ashley Lechiter. Rowan closed out the... Read more →


Rowan's Hainsworth and Donaldson Chosen NFHCA Scholars of Distinction

BROCKPORT, NY – Rowan University field hockey players Abby Hainsworth and Melissa Donaldson were selected National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III Scholars of Distinction. Abby Hainsworth The NFHCA Division III Scholars of Distinction program recognizes student-athletes who have a 3.90 cumulative grade point average or higher through the first semester of the 2020-21 academic year. There were over 450 student-athletes that were chosen Scholars of Distinction. Melissa Donaldson This is the second straight year that Hainsworth and Donaldson received the honor. Hainsworth is majoring in civil & environmental engineering and Donaldson is enrolled in health and physical education.... Read more →