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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 first complete game as a Prof. GAME 1 The Profs were in charge from the start, jumping out to a 4-0 lead after two innings.... 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, two RBI and two runs. Catcher Korie Hague and first baseman Cat Thomas had two RBI apiece. Center fielder Rebecca Lombardo and Duffy both added... 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 fight to be amongst the best in the world, is among the favourite. The games are spectacular, leading to many women heading for the stands.... 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. Maya Goodwin, a high school senior at LEAP, became just the third student in the school’s history to achieve this milestone earlier this month during... 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 locally produced fresh food and produce. Lots of food travels thousands of miles before reaching your plate and you do not know what it might... 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 22 months without an outdoor meet. The last "meet" situation for Kutztown, in any form, was the 2020 PSAC Indoor Championships held last March. The... 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 women road bikes from 2019 - 2020 are real two-wheeled works of art. FEATURES OF WOMEN'S BIKES A modern women's bike should be durable, lightweight,... 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 at the end of the tunnel for the sake of speaking,” continued Adamson. “Every day I go out there (practice) and I keep it positive.... 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 age 8 in 1994. Napier started competing professionally for Team USA in 2002, placing 9th overall in the America's Cup in the two-man bobsled 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 scoring in the game with an unassisted goals by Ashley Lechliter and a tally by Erin Renshaw with the assist from Shannen Sterner. The Profs... 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. The two student-athletes were also named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad. The NFHCA Division III National Academic Team Award will be released on Monday,... Read more →


Kashima Antlers vs Nagoya Grampus

Nagoya Grampus won 1-0 against Kashima Antlers in the 6th fixture of the J1 league and Nagoya Grampus was able to conserve their second spot which would allow them to qualify for next season’s AFC Champions League group stage if they continue in holding this second spot. While on the other hand, Kashima Antlers suffered a disappointing defeat at home that saw them retreating back to the 15th spot, which is a dangerous one. This match should have created some good opportunities for betting lovers and Latest Casino fans. Yet, Kashima Antlers were the biggest losers out of this match. In fact, Kashima Antlers are only having 4 points at the moment and that’s what separates them from the last spot. And therefore, if Kashima... Read more →


WOMENS SOFTBALL: Rowan Sweeps Muhlenberg

GLASSBORO, NJ– The Rowan University softball team swept Muhlenberg College, 5-3 and 6-3 in the home opener on a cold and wet afternoon. The second game was called after five innings on account of darkness. Shortstop Payton MacNair led the Profs (4-2) in the opener with three hits, a triple, three RBI, and one run. Right-hander Cate Thomas (2-1) was the winning pitcher and Alexa Saccomanno earned the save. Left fielder Morgan Zane and catcher Cali Kramer each had one hit and one RBI. For Muhlenberg (0-2), Sarah Karmazyn was three for four with a double, one RBI, and one run. Designated player Lauren Griggs and catcher Genna Cicchetti had one hit and one RBI apiece. Rowan led 4-0 after two runs in the second... Read more →


YOUR MONEY; Shares of NHL Players are now available on Jock MKT

The “Stock Market for Sports” adds fourth league to its revolutionary platform (BOSTON – March 9, 2021) Jock MKT (Jock Market), the company turning sports into a stock exchange, announced the National Hockey League has been added to their platform this week. The announcement marks the fourth league within Jock MKT’s proprietary platform that allows users to buy and sell shares of NFL, NBA, PGA and now NHL athletes in real-time for real money. In an NHL “cash market,” Jock MKT users are able to buy virtual shares of star players like Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers or Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals on a nightly basis. Likewise, users can invest in shares of players with more upside, such as the Anaheim Ducks’... Read more →


Branch Rickey, World War 1 Army Officer, General Manager of Brooklyn Dodgers

Branch Rickey image courtesy of Baseball Hall of Fame Branch Rickey was an Army officer in the Chemical Warfare Service during World War I. In his unit, coincidentally, were future baseball greats Ty Cobb and Christy Mathewson. Rickey would also take a place in baseball history, thanks to his decision to do the right thing. In October 1945, as general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Rickey signed infielder Jackie Robinson, an African American, for the Dodgers' minor league organization. Robinson's later success with the Dodgers from 1947 to 1956 led other owners to seek Black talent. This was before the U.S. military integrated, which happened July 26, 1948, after President Harry S. Truman signed an executive order establishing the President's Committee on Equality of Treatment... Read more →


Hockey Fans Awaiting Lockdowns and Curfews to End

We have all suffered over the last year or so with the pandemic in one way or another, however, there is finally some light at the end of the tunnel, and thankfully it will not be long now until things start to get back to normal. All Hockey fans cannot wait for the day when you can finally start planning which matches you can attend once again and start filling up your calendar with those events. In fact, many businesses involved in sports in general such as those found on the Betting.ca website such as brick and mortar sportsbooks and even hockey betting site operators are eagerly awaiting the return of live sporting events, so they can start generating income once again. As for just... Read more →


Deadspin: Tiger Woods’ crash proves that Kobe Bryant’s death taught the media nothing

Writing this on the first anniversary of Kobe Bryant’s memorial service is sadly ironic and eternally frustrating, as it serves as a dejected reminder of just how unprofessional and chaotic the media landscape can be, as both of these unfortunate events were so recklessly covered. In case you forgot, TMZ told the world that Bryant was dead before his family had even been notified. And somehow Rick Fox’s name got caught up in the whirlwind, as his loved ones thought he was dead. Far too often, bloggers and media personalities masquerade as journalists. This sad truth, along with the loss of copy editors in newsrooms and society’s social media addiction, has given rise to a new strain of content that is often intoxicating but rarely... Read more →


From Prof to Professional: Anyssa Sanchez '17

NJIT photo credit to Lamar Carter story by Joe Nicolo '22 GLASSBORO, NJ - There are some people in this world who tend to leave a lasting impact on everyone and everything in their path. Anyssa Sanchez is one of those people. Rowan University is one of those places lucky enough to have been included in her journey and the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is certainly next on the list. After playing for and coaching the women's basketball team at Rowan, Sanchez landed a job as the Director of Basketball Operations at NJIT. Hailing from Pine Hill and attending Sterling High School, Sanchez earned 12 letter awards in basketball, track & field and volleyball. After graduating, she decided to continue her basketball career... Read more →


Gloucester City’s AFC Will Be Hosting Football Fans After 13 Years In Meadow Park

Hempsted, Gloucester--Gloucester City AFC is about to hold the FA Youth Cup tie after 13 years on Meadow Park. The next generation Gloucestershire footballers are taking to the ground after the home ground was submerged in the 2007 floods. This new Meadow Park has 350 seater stands that are two in number and a newly raised artificial pitch. Meadow Park, Hempstead, Gloucester/bing.com Gloucester City AFC Manager Paul Groves announced that the 13 years after the flood that rose to the crossbar of the old Meadow Park, the fans this year will be able to cheers the Tigers from the T-end. The fans will now cheer from the new ‘flood-proof’ stadium. The ticket for the FA Youth Cup match against the Needham Market at Suffolk was... Read more →


Union College Athletes Seeking Signatures for their #LetThemPlay Petition

https://gloucestercitynews.net SCHENECTADY, NY(CNBNews) --A group of Union College athletes started a petition called #LetThemPlay - in a few days, it got almost 900 signatures from parents and athletes. Although some colleges have announced they will be playing a Spring College season - many are not playing and others have not made decisions yet. Many ( or most) College athletes have spent and given up much of their childhoods to practice to play at a College level. Due to Covid, the athletes have lost last Spring season, this past Fall and Winter - for Spring athletes ( tennis, baseball and more ) the loss of this Spring season will mean they have lost 50 percent of their college experience. It is devastating. Science and date show... Read more →


One Lucky Fan Headed to Tampa for Super Bowl VIP Weekend Experience

ATLANTA, Jan. 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Cancer Society (ACS), through its Crucial Catch partnership with the National Football League (NFL), announced today that two-time Emmy winner and host of NBC's "Access Hollywood", Mario Lopez, will send one lucky fan to Tampa, FL for a Super Bowl VIP weekend experience of a lifetime. Lopez joins ACS and the NFL to support the important work that ACS does through its Super Bowl Sweepstakes, where fans can support Crucial Catch's mission of increasing early-detection and cancer prevention while safely enjoying an all-expense-paid trip to the NFL's biggest game, following all COVID-19 compliance and guidelines. 100% of the funds raised will help benefit the many people who are in desperate need of lifesaving screenings/treatments. "Cancer screening and prevention... Read more →


Anna Marie "Ann" Sturgis, Star Basketball Player for Gloucester Catholic and Lady Goldtrotters

Cherry Hill – Formerly of Gloucester City and Myerstown, PA. On January 21, 2021. Age 77. Loving daughter of the late George H. Sturgis, Sr. and Marie Anna Sturgis (nee McCully). Cherished sister of Harry J. Sturgis, Sr. and many devoted nieces and nephews. Survived by her best friend, Dorothy S. “Dotty” D’Augustino. Beloved sister of the late George H. Sturgis, Jr. Anna Marie "Ann" Sturgis April 27, 1943 - January 21, 2021 Ann was born in Camden and was a 1964 graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School. She was known as “Sturg” and excelled at basketball where she played both forward and guard. She helped Gloucester Catholic Lady Rams dominate the newly formed Catholic League. In 1961, the team went undefeated and topped the... Read more →


Is PA Becoming the Next NBA Star Factory?

(December 4, 2020)--Every year, some NBA contenders cannot wait to hear their names being called out on draft night as this enables them to start their professional basketball careers. With the level of preparation required to transit to a pro in the NBA, the fate of becoming a basketball legend has been tied closely to colleges (and many powerhouse programs) that have a proven record and long history of producing NBA stars. Such colleges serve as a point of attraction to individuals with the dream of pursuing a professional basketball career. The success colleges in Pennsylvania recorded in helping young players achieve their dream of becoming professional NBA players result from the funding they receive and the heavy presence of the best facilities. This makes... Read more →


Walt Burrows, Long-Time South Jersey Sports Writer

by CNBNews Staff MARLTON, NJ (November 29, 2020)--Walt Burrows, a sportswriter for decades at the Courier Post, Cherry Hill, died November 24, 2020 at the age of 93. Mr. Burrows started his career in journalism writing for the Gloucester High School newspaper, The Lions Roar. At the same time he covered sports for his hometown newspaper, The Gloucester City News when it was owned by George F. and Mazie Cleary Sr. and later after their son Bill and his wife Connie purchased it in 1984. Walt Burrows (courtesy of The Courier-Post) After graduating from high school he worked at the Hinde & Dauche Paper Company, King and Fifth Street, Gloucester City, and also continued to cover sports for The Gloucester City News. "Walt always gave... Read more →


The NFL Stars To Have In Your Fantasy Football Team

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--Some people play fantasy football for fun, but the real player is in it to win it. Alas, with the game so popular, and with so many players to choose from, sometimes it feels like reaching the top is nothing but an uphill battle. While it can take a little time to get used to the game, once you have, you’ll find that a little bit of research can go a long way. If you’re unsure of who to pursue your team, take a read below, where we’ll guide you through some of the hottest selections to consider for your NFL fantasy football team. Photo by Pixabay Travis Fulgham One of fantasy football’s highest performing players happens to be a wide receiver for... Read more →


Dominic M. Antonini, of Gibbstown, former NFL Player, Excelled in Football/Baseball at Rowan

Dominic M. Antonini Passed away on October 8, 2020 of Gibbstown, NJ, age 66yrs. Beloved husband of Vicki (nee Feldman). Devoted father of Dominic Antonini (Lori), Jeremy Mendenhall, Garrett Mendenhall, Jr. (Amber), Michael Mendenhall (Kristie), Rachel Antonini (Pete), Anthony Antonini, and Angela Antonini. Loving Pop-Pop of Eric, Devon, Grace, Emme, and Tessa. Dear brother of Ernest Antonini (Jean), Joseph Antonini (Cathy), and the late Paul Antonini (Terry). Dominic graduated from Triton High School in 1972 and went on to Rowan University where he excelled in Baseball and Football. Although he was drafted by both professional baseball and football teams, he chose to play for the NY Jets and Philadelphia Eagles. Known by many as "Coach Dom," he coached many youth sports throughout Gloucester County. He... Read more →


The Need for Sporting Activities in Learning Institutions

(SEPTEMBER 24, 2020)--Sports can be defined as an activity that requires you to apply some skill and physical effort to complete. Sports are often used as a means of entertainment as well as a way of keeping students motivated towards a common goal. Sports are the main contributor to physical fitness in most learning institutions, which directly contributed to your improved mental, physical and emotional health. As such, physical fitness can be defined as your ability to perform specific tasks without necessarily getting tired or with minimal effort. When a person is said to be physically fit, it could mean that he/ she has good flexibility, cardiovascular activity, and muscle strength. Physical fitness can be achieved through a variety of methods that involve regular and... Read more →


SEPTEMBER 23 ANNIVERSARY OF ROWAN WOMEN’S SOCCER’S FIRST GAME 

GLASSBORO, NJ – September 23 is the anniversary of the Rowan University women’s soccer team’s first-ever game in 1995. On that date, the women’s soccer team traveled to Montclair State University for the initial contest in the program’s history at the University. The game ended in a 1-1 draw. Forward Crystal Feo gave the Profs a 1-0 advantage at 28:06 and the Red Hawks came back to tie the score at the 75th minute. Goalkeeper Danielle Palaia made three saves. Feo ended the season with 17 points, six goals and five assists. The Profs went on to finish the year with a 7-2-1 record. After the tie, the team won five straight games and the first four were shutouts. Rowan shutout FDU-Florham (3-0), Villa Julie... Read more →


CNB Sports: Fight Camp, Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing Announce Upcoming Autumn Schedule

Following the completion of Fight Camp, Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing are pleased to confirm details of their upcoming Autumn schedule that includes the highly-anticipated rematch between Dillian Whyte and Alexander Povetkin, as well as the return of Joshua Buatsi and Lewis Ritson as they work towards World Title shots in their respective weight divisions. The long-awaited World Boxing Super Series Cruiserweight Final at the Plazamedia Broadcasting Center in Munich, Germany, between IBF World Champion Yuniel Dorticos (24-1, 22 KOs) Gloucestercitynews.net files and Mairis Briedis (26-1, 19 KOs) lands exclusively on Sky Sports in the UK and DAZN in the US as the top two Cruiserweights in boxing finally collide on Saturday September 26 following their semi-final wins in June 2019. Rising Light-Heavyweight star Joshua... Read more →


5 Factors That Will Drive The Popularity Of Online Sports Betting 

Image Source (September 21, 2020)--Although sports betting has existed in many parts of the world since then, it was on May 14, 2018, that the U.S. legalized sports betting across many states. It leads to adding eleven more states on the list like New York, Nevada, and New Jersey. Moreover, other states are still under pending legislation and might find the light at the end of the tunnel. With this, better days are coming talking about the future of sports betting. Today, you can see that most notable sports have existed not only because of the players but because of the massive betting on games. It brings the fans, bettors, participants, the whole sporting organization into a win-win situation. Hence, online betting has also played... Read more →


The Two Sides of Playing Sports in College

Most of us have played a sport at some point in our lives. Some of us do it recreationally, say having a kick-about in the park. Others do it competitively. Throughout the entire educational path, learning institutions provide numerous platforms for students to engage physically. It makes sports an incredibly widespread interest among learners. It follows then that a student might be inclined to pursue a sport in college. They might be simply looking to try out something new in their new environment. After all, the college promises to be full of opportunities and experiences. Hence, it makes for a sensible choice to pick a sport and find out what lies in store for them. Similarly, they might be looking to find a way to... Read more →


What Happened to Nick Cannon After Mariah Carey?

September 13, 2020)--In the world of show business and high-profile celebrities, divorce seems to be even more prevalent than in the real world. One of the more famous celebrity breakups in the last few years was the parting of ways of singer-songwriter superstar Mariah Carey and her rapper-comedian husband, Nick Cannon. Mariah Carey and her rapper-comedian husband, Nick Cannon Many people did a double-take when Carey married Cannon due to his comparatively obscure career in 2008. However, the pair did manage to stay married for eight years, which was enough time to have three children, before they split amicably in 2016 citing irreconcilable personal differences. While nobody likes to see the heartbreak of celebrity divorces, it can be argued that Nick Cannon’s net worth and... Read more →


Nassau County Executive Laura Curran Announces Tribute to Tom Seaver

(Image of Nassau County Dome in Mets Blue and Orange ) MINEOLA, NY – Nassau County Executive Laura Curran today announced that Nassau will honor the late Tom Seaver by lighting up the dome of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive and Legislative Building blue and orange beginning tonight (Thursday) through Sunday, September 6th. “Tom Seaver inspired generations of fans with thrilling performances and historic triumphs. We mourn his loss and proudly pay tribute to Tom Terrific – the Greatest Met to ever play the game,” said Nassau County Executive Laura Curran. source: press release Read more →


The Top 5 Largest Sports Organizations in the USA

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Sept. 2, 2020)--Sports are one of the largest and most various pastimes in the world. You can find sports in every country, played by all kinds of people. No matter what ethnicity or gender they are, no matter what position they have in society. Everyone loves sports. Whether you’re an Olympic athlete or a standard clerk at an office, or even a villager in a third-world tribe. You’re bound to find sports being played everywhere, in some form or another. Sports not only are a worldwide hobby to play, they have also become one of the world’s leading entertainment genres. We have seen sports in all kinds of means of entertainment, either by simply going to stadiums to watch matches live, or on live television,... Read more →


CNBNews Sports: Pioneer in Women's Golf at Rutgers Celebrates Perfect 100

By Kevin Lorincz Rutgers Today More than 40 years after scoring a memorable hole -in- one, Agnes Olsson – one of the original charter members, and the lone surviving matriarch of the Rutgers Women’s Golf Association (RWGA) – returned to the Rutgers University Golf Course to celebrate another major milestone: her 100th birthday. Olsson holds a special place in the history of women’s sports at Rutgers through her role making golf accessible to women at a time when not many had the opportunity. She and her friends were inspired nearly six decades ago to take up the same sport as the men in their lives. "My friend said that if our husbands are going to play golf, then we should too,” said Olsson, who was... Read more →


Rose Bowl Institute Kickoff Inaugural Program Race and Sports Thursday Live Stream

ABC7/KABC-TV LOS ANGELES WILL LIVESTREAM THE NEWLY ANNOUNCED DIALOGUE ON THURSDAY, AUG. 13 (7:00 p.m. PDT) Viewers Can Stream Live on abc7.com, ABC7LA app, ABC7's Connected TV Appson Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV and Roku ABC7/KABC-TV announces it will livestream the inaugural “Race and Sports” dialogue which kicks off the launch of the Rose Bowl’s first-ever nonprofit think tank, the Rose Bowl Institute (RBI). The Institute’s purpose is to champion sportsmanship and leverage the power of sports to unite people everywhere. The “Race and Sport,” discussion is set to premiere on Thursday, Aug. 13, from the Rose Bowl Stadium; it will be moderated by the Rose Bowl Institute’s Brian Brantley. Building on ABC7 Los Angeles’s commitment to serve local communities with free access... Read more →


Pennsylvania Health Tells Blue Jays No!

By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Pennsylvania health officials told the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday to find a new place to play their home games amid an alarming rise of coronavirus cases in the southwestern corner of the state. Gloucestercitynews.net files The team hoped to use PNC Park in Pittsburgh for their shortened 2020 season after the Canadian government denied access to their home field at the Rogers Centre over concerns that players would unwittingly transmit the virus across the border when traveling to and from games in the United States. Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine shared similar sentiments Wednesday. “To add travelers to this region for any reason, including for professional sports events, risks residents, visitors... Read more →


The First Family Of NBA Champions Were From Philly

Matt Guokas and Wilt Chamberlain were teammates on the 1966-67 NBA champion Philadelphia 76ers. (Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 13, 2020)--Like father, like son. Matt Guokas and his son Matt Jr. were the same in name and in-game.. And also in titles. Matt Guokas won the NBA Finals with the 1946-47 Philadelphia Warriors during his first season in the league. Matt Guokas Jr. won the NBA Finals with the Philadelphia 76ers during his first season in the league. Both were born in Philly. Both played their high school ball at Philadelphia’s Saint Joseph’s Prep. And father and son each spent their NCAA days toiling in the City of Brotherly Love with the Saint Joseph’s Hawks. He Was A Warrior At 6-foot-2, Matt Sr. was the tallest player on the... Read more →


Schedule for the New Jersey Last Dance Tournament

(BROOKLAWN, NJ)--There are 222 teams playing in the New Jersey Last Dance tournament. made up of high school players and recent high school graduates . The tournament begins July 14 and runs through July 31. The championship game Gloucestercitynews.net files will be played at Arm and Hammer Stadium, Trenton, home of the New York Yankees Class AA affiliate Trenton Thunder United States Specialty Sports Association, a Florida-based governing body, is sanctioning the tournament, which is not affiliated with the NJSIAA or any of the statewide athletic association’s member schools. Teams have been divided into overall North and South regions. They are guaranteed three games during pool play, which will be contested July 14-16. The remainder of the tournament is single-elimination. The complete schedule is below... Read more →


Candidates Listed for Rowan U/Glassboro State College Hall of Fame

GLASSBORO, NJ - The date for the induction ceremony for the Shirley O'Day-Joy Solomen Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame has been changed to Sunday, April 18, 2021. The event was originally scheduled for October 25, 2020, but is being rescheduled due to COVID-19 concerns. The Class of 2021 is comprised of: John Bunting – Football Coach (1988-92); Mary Marino – Field Hockey and Women's Lacrosse Coach (1987-97; 1988-97 and 1999-07); Moriah Holmstrom – Field Hockey (1997-00); Tiffany Miller – Softball (1994-97); Bob Pfeffer – Baseball (1975-78); Mike Rucci – Baseball (2002-05); and Rob Scott – Men's Basketball (1994-98). More details and reservation information for the afternoon ceremony on April 18 are to come. INDUCTEE BIOGRAPHIES John Bunting guided the Glassboro State/Rowan football... Read more →


NASCAR RELEASES INVESTIGATION RESULTS

By Staff Report NASCAR.com June 25, 2020 at 12:49 PM NASCAR President Steve Phelps detailed Thursday afternoon via teleconference findings from NASCAR’s internal investigation into the noose found in the garage stall of No. 43 driver Bubba NASCAR has released a photo of the suspected 'noose' found in Bubba Wallace's garage stall at Talladega on Sunday that at was investigated by the FBI as a possible hate crime before being revealed to be an innocent garage door pull rope that had been in use for at least a year Wallace at Talladega Superspeedway last weekend. A photo of the noose was released by the sanctioning body earlier Thursday, one day after an FBI investigation concluded that no federal hate crime was committed against Wallace, who... Read more →


Bills Now Favored To Win AFC East

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 24, 2020)--It’s been a really long time since anyone besides the New England Patriots won the AFC East. They’ve won the division every single year since 2009 and while they came in second in 2008 (when Tom Brady was lost for the season and Matt Cassel had to step in), that’s still the only time since 2003 that they haven’t won the division. Of course, a lot has changed this offseason as Tom Brady has left the building. Brady had led the Patriots to the playoffs every single year, so now we’re going to find out if Bill Belichick can maintain that magic with Jarrett Stidham under center. However, as the Patriots have fallen a few rungs and the Super Bowl odds are not... Read more →


“My Golf Journey: A Celebration of PGA Professionals” to air Saturday, May 9

CBS Sports Special Showcases PGA of America National Award Recipients PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (May 7, 2020) – Fourteen PGA Members and one PGA Section—reflecting the best of the PGA of America as innovators, leaders and achievers— will be featured in a nationwide one-hour CBS special, “My Golf Journey: A Celebration of PGA Professionals,” which airs on Saturday, May 9, at 2 p.m. ET. Narrated by CBS Sports golf anchor Jim Nantz, the program showcases the PGA Members, along with the South Florida PGA Section, that were honored during the 2019 season. Headlining the list are: PGA Golf Professional of the Year Eric Eshleman, PGA, Director of Golf at the Country Club of Birmingham (Alabama); and PGA Teacher of the Year Kevin Kirk, PGA, Director... Read more →


GCHS Alum Mike Rucci Among Honorees Named to Rowan/Glassboro Hall of Fame

GLASSBORO - Two head coaches and five student-athletes comprise the Class of 2020 for the Shirley O'Day-Joy Solomen Rowan University/Glassboro State College Athletic Hall of Fame as announced by interim director of athletics Dr. John Giannini. The inductees are John Bunting – Football Coach (1988-92); Mary Marino – Field Hockey and Women's Lacrosse Coach (1987-97; 1988-97 and 1999-07); Moriah Holmstrom – Field Hockey (1997-00); Tiffany Miller – Softball (1994-97); Bob Pfeffer – Baseball (1975-78); Mike Rucci – Baseball (2002-05); and Rob Scott – Men's Basketball (1994-98). The induction ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, October 25 during Homecoming Weekend, with details and reservation information to come. "Although I am well versed in the storied history of Rowan Athletics, being on the Hall of Fame selection committee... Read more →


A REVOLUNTIONARY ONLINE RESOURCE FOR AMATEUR ATHLETES

REALIZING THE DREAM, THE FUTURE OF D1® LOS ANGELES -- In the competitive world of amateur athletics where a Division One college scholarship is the first step to stardom, The Future of D1® offers a winning game plan for navigating the often intimidating and overwhelming recruitment process. The nation’s preeminent online sports resource dedicated to informing and empowering amateur athletes in their quest to play Division One sports, The Future of D1 recognizes that no two pathways to a college scholarship are alike. The Future of D1 is the brainchild of Askia Taylor, a powerhouse single mother, entrepreneur, and sole advocate for her eldest son, a devoted football player. After years of focusing energies to help make his dream a reality, she created the online... Read more →


COVID-19 forces postponement of 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo threatening over $10 Billion worth of deals

Following the breaking news that IOC member Dick Pound has claimed that a postponement of the Olympic Games has now been all but agreed in light of the global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak; Conrad Wiacek, Head of Analysis & Consulting at Sportcal, a GlobalData company, offers his view on the postponement of the Olympic Games: "Up to this point both the IOC and Japanese government have insisted the Games will go ahead as scheduled, with a view to preserving over $10bn worth of global media and sponsorship agreements, but at this stage, it looks like we are waiting for official confirmation that the Summer Olympic Games will be postponed for the first time in peacetime, due to the unprecedented nature of the global pandemic crisis. "The... Read more →


ALEX KARRAS FINALLY VOTED INTO PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME

By Raymond Rolak Sports Editor NEW YORK-- The Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio announced that Lions Defensive Tackle Alex Karras was voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a member of the 15-person Centennial Slate for the Class of 2020. Alex Karras hosting Saturday Night Live in 1985 with guests Billy Crystal and Tina Turner. This special added class into the Pro Football Hall of Fame was expanded to celebrate the National Football League Centennial. Karras was known as the dominant defensive tackle of his time who utilized a variety of innovative moves and stunts to elude his blocking opponents. Karras played for Detroit from 1958-70 and was named first-team All-Pro three times, earned four Pro Bowl berths and was... Read more →


59 Muhlenberg College Student-Athletes Honored

Fifty-nine Muhlenberg College student-athletes were recognized for their performance in the classroom and on the field with their selection to the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll for the fall 2019 season. To be named to the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must be a sophomore or higher in class standing and carry at least a 3.40 cumulative grade-point average. In addition, seven Mules were named to the Academic All-Centennial team for earning spots on the Academic Honor Roll and the All-CC team in their sport. Following is an alphabetical list of the Muhlenberg students who were honored (pictured above, left to right), with their class year, sport and major(s). An asterisk indicates a Mule senior who made the Academic Honor Roll each of the last... Read more →


Rhea Ripley is the next big thing on the women's division

Gloucestercitynews.net (December 23, 2019)--This year we saw several new changes with the WWE brand structure. We saw the rise of NXT. The black and gold brand which used to be known as WWE's development brand initiated this year's Survivor Series pay-per-view. The rise to glory and stature equivalent to Raw and SmackDown is a result of hard work and determination of the wrestlers drafted to it. And a large share of the black and gold brand's dominance can be attributed to Rhea Ripley. Rhea Ripley (image courtesy of Wikipedia) Demi Bennett a.k.Rhea Ripley is an Australian professional wrestler. She is currently signed to WWE, as part of WWE's NXT UK and NXT brands under the ring name Rhea Ripley. Rhea Ripley is just 23-years old... Read more →