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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... 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... 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... 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... 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,... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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.... 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... Read more →


Former Owner of Trailblazers, Inc. Sentenced to 18 Months for Bankruptcy Fraud

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Barry E. Sanders, 64, the former owner and CEO of Trailblazers, Inc., an auto and truck parts supply business formerly located in Lexington, was sentenced today, by Senior U.S. District Judge Joseph M. Hood, to 18 months imprisonment for bankruptcy fraud. Sanders had previously admitted in U.S. District Court that, while Trailblazers, Inc. was in the process of contemplating bankruptcy in the summer of 2013, he transferred $315,000 from the business to his personal banking accounts, using four cashier’s checks. Sanders then... Read more →


Minnesota Takes On Auburn New Year’s Day

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Exclusive TAMPA-- The University of Minnesota football team accepted an invitation to compete in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1, 2020. The Gophers, who went 10-2 in the regular and a 7-2 in Big Ten play, will face Auburn (9-3) from the SEC. It will also be the second straight bowl game for the Gophers under head coach P. J. Fleck, as Minnesota played in the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit last season and beat Georgia Tech 34-10. This season,... Read more →


MAC Championship to be Played at Ford Field

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Sports The 2019 Marathon Mid-American Conference Football Championship will feature Miami versus Central Michigan on Saturday, Dec. 7, at Noon ET. The contest will mark the 23rd annual championship game for the MAC and will mark the 16th neutral site game at Ford Field in downtown Detroit. The 2019 Marathon MAC Football Championship Game will showcase the East Division Champion Miami RedHawks against the West Division Champion Central Michigan Chippewas. Central Michigan (8-4, 6-2 MAC) clinched the MAC West Division... Read more →


Kansas Wins Maui Jim Tourney in Overtime

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Sports LAHAINA (Nov. 30, 2019)---- The Kansas Jayhawks won in overtime against the Dayton Flyers in the Championship game of the 2019 Maui Jim Maui Invitational basketball tournament. It was standing-room-only at the Lahaina Civic Center on Wednesday. The Maui Jim NCAA tourney is the premier Thanksgiving-time college basketball tournament. It is produced by ESPN. Udoka Azubuike of the University of Kansas is hugged by teammate Tristan Enaruna after the Jayhawks beat Dayton in overtime at the Maui Jim Maui... Read more →


Dayton Will Face Kansas for the Maui Jim, Maui Invitational Championship

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews (Gloucestercitynews.net)LAHAINA, MAUI (Nov. 27, 2019)---- In the second round game during the Maui Jim Maui Invitational, MSU bested Georgia 93-85. When asked about the team’s conversation last night leading up to the game, Cassius Winston said, “We just focused on a lot, just focused within ourselves. We got all the pieces. We got everything we need to be a really good team. Everyone’s going to bring their best each every night.” State is definitely growing as a team. On the... Read more →


What Degree Is a Sand Wedge?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Nov. 26, 2019)--A sand wedge is one of the clubs you need to get familiar with the game of golf, whether you are an amateur or an aspiring professional. Typically, a sand wedge is used to get golf balls out of sand bunkers; the sole wide design provides sufficient bounce and allows the club to move through the sand without getting stuck. In contemporary golf, it is the heaviest club in a player’s bag, but it comes with one of the shortest shafts. As a... Read more →


Rams Head Baseball Coach Announces Resignation; Cites Business Promotion for the Decision

UPDATED: Tussey posted the following statement regarding his resignation on his Twitter page; "This is one of the toughest decisions I have had to make, but today (Nov 15, 2019) I have officially stepped down as Head Coach of Gloucester Catholic. having the opportunity to run the top baseball program in the history of New Jersey baseball has been a true honor. I unfortunately am unable to dedicate the time needed to run the program at the level it deserves. To Mr. Murphy, Mr. Beckett... Read more →


Destin scores 33 as Raptors give Pradia first coaching win

GLENSIDE, Penn. (Nov. 10, 2019) – Senior forward Isaac Destin scored a career-high 33 points to spark the Rutgers University-Camden men’s basketball team to an 89-83 victory over Rosemont College in the consolation game of the Arcadia Tip-Off Tournament here Sunday. The win evened the Scarlet Raptors’ record at 1-1 and gave first-year Head Coach Stuart Pradia his first victory at Rutgers-Camden. Entering the game, the Scarlet Raptors had been 1-5 against Rosemont, playing sporadically over the last 10 years. The Raptor win snapped a... Read more →


Lillian Watson Straub, (GHS Class of 1960) Inducted Into Camden County Sports Hall of Fame

Lillian Watson Straub, formerly of Gloucester City, was inducted into the Camden Lillian Watson Straub with trophy (photo by Doris Cann) County Sports Hall Fame, on October 24, 2019. Starting at Gloucester City High School, (GHS Alumnus Class of 1960) Lillian Watson Straub played field hockey for 43 years. She worked on many committees for field hockey including the committee to divide New Atlantic into two divisions, which led to the creation of the Mid Atlantic Section. She was also instrumental in having women’s hockey... Read more →


Learn How NFL Betting Works and Ways to Win Big

Gloucestercitynews.net (October 24, 2019)--American football is one of the biggest sports on the planet and is quickly becoming a lucrative betting option for punters around the world. The sport is fast-paced and full adrenaline for fans and each season is capped off with the unique Super Bowl. That event is one of the most betted on sporting occasions of the year, but how can punters understand the different betting markets that are involved with the sport? No sport can claim to have as many betting... Read more →


Jim Curtin: Philadelphia Union are yet to accomplish anything in 2019

source: MLSsoccer.com Matthew RalphContributor CHESTER, Pa. – A common narrative around the Philadelphia Union this season has been that the club has won matchups in 2019 that likely would have been losses in years past. That narrative’s biggest test arrives on Sunday (3 pm ET | FS1, TSN4, TVAS2) when Philadelphia host the New York Red Bulls in Round One of the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs. The reward for a third-place finish in the Eastern Conference is a long-awaited second home playoff game in... Read more →


Jagiellonian University Team Verifies New Comet Entering Our Solar System

By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 15, 2019)--A newly discovered comet has excited the astronomical community this week because it appears to have originated from outside the solar system. Comet-'Oumuamua-Illustration For decades, astronomers have speculated that the space between stars may be populated by solar minor bodies -- comets and asteroids. These are thought to have been ejected from their home planetary systems. Studies have also suggested that these bodies may occasionally pass through our Milky Way Solar System and be identified thanks to... Read more →


ROAD TO ATLANTA

CNBNewsnet (September 22, 2019)--The first game of the season is officially set to tip off on Tuesday November 5th, but the unofficial opening to the 2019-20 NCAA basketball season comes when teams hit their home court for Midnight Madness. A tradition started in 1971 by the Maryland Terrapins, the first official practice of the season brings a celebration of players, fans and players together in preparation for the road to Atlanta and the 2020 Final Four. Although many brackets will be busted come March Madness... Read more →


A Preview of Gloucester Catholic & Gloucester High 2019 Gridiron Teams

By Josh Lashley | CNBNews Sports Gloucestercitynews.net--(GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)-- The time of year that everyone from the athletes themselves to fans and coaches not only look forward to but, prepare diligently for has arrived-it’s football season. A pair of local teams, Gloucester City High School and Gloucester Catholic High School have done their due diligence during those tough pre-season practices, workouts and scrimmages. Now it’s time to get the best possible results where it counts the most-on the field. Let’s take a closer look at... Read more →


Idaho wins first-ever American Legion World Series

image courtesy of The American Legion By Jeremy Field A record-setting year for Idaho Falls, Idaho Post 56 culminated in a perfect way as the Bandits won the American Legion World Series on Wednesday morning with a 5-3 victory over Fargo, N.D., Post 2. Idaho Falls navigated a difficult path to even make the World Series, winning four straight elimination games in the regional tournament, including an extra-inning affair in the title game. Once in Shelby, N.C., the Bandits swept all three pool play games,... Read more →


Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri undergoes treatment for Pneumonia

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 22, 2019)--Italian and Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri has been reported to be receiving treatment for pneumonia. The Italian manager was at the club training ground on Monday having missed out on the club friendly against Triestina for what was reported to be flu. For this topic we talked shortly with Alessandro Brocciolo, expert in the field of football predictions, to get some more inside information. But having been unable to regain his full fitness, the Biaconeris had Sarri undergo further test and was diagnosed... Read more →


Differences between AFL and NFL

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 20, 2019)--Football is known for its passion and hard play. The sport demands a lot many things but most importantly physical play matched with strategy. The game rules are simple, you need to kick the ball across the goal of the other party and score, and however, the rules of the Football leagues across the world are different. While America celebrates National Football League, Australia follows a different set of rules for the Australian Football league. This creates a lot of confusion among people... Read more →


Museum Highlights Ron Leflore

By Jacek Adamski Special for CNB DETROIT-- There was confusion about the anniversary date but the Detroit Historical Society hit a giant home run by hosting former Tiger Ron LeFlore and showcasing the ONE IN A MILLION biopic. It was standing room only as the Detroit Historical Museum also presented their special exhibit of the Lindell A.C. An afterglow and reception followed hosted by the Buddies Pizza of Detroit metropolitan fame. It started off with an introduction by Dave Mesrey, who also acknowledged former Tiger... Read more →


American Legion WS #8: North Dakota over North Carolina 4-1

By Jeremy Field In a game with plenty of opportunities for both teams, it was Fargo, N.D., Post 2 which capitalized in a 4-1 victory over Randolph County, N.C., Post 45. The offenses were busy early in this one with constant chances for both teams. It only took three batters for Fargo to make an impact in the top of the first. After a single and an out, Cole Hage hit a bomb to dead center to put Fargo up early. The first two batters... Read more →


Philadelphia 76ers in with strong chance to win 2019/20 title

PHILADELPHIA PA--(August 9, 2019)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--After their heartbreak of losing 3-4 to Toronto Raptors in last season’s Eastern Conference semi-finals, fans of Philadelphia 76ers can take heart from the fact that the basketball team are looking even better for claiming the NBA title in the 2019/20 season. The 2019/20 NBA season will begin on October 22, and Brett Brown’s team will be desperate to continue their strong run of form. It has been nearly 40 years since the 76ers last won the Championship title all the way... Read more →


In 1925, American Legion Baseball was born of a need to strengthen young people and the nation

By Jeremy Field/THE AMERICAN LEGION The origin of American Legion Baseball is traced to June 17, 1925, when former Army Maj. John L. Griffith, commissioner of the Big Ten Conference, addressed the American Legion Department of South Dakota’s summer convention in Milbank. “There is nothing in our national life which stresses certain qualities that are expressed in our athletics,” said Griffith, a strong promoter of improved physical fitness among Americans, given the typically poor health of many who had gone on to serve in the... Read more →


Rocket Mortgage Classic takes over the Detroit Golf Club

By Raymond Rolak TELL US DETROIT Sports Editor There is a historic oak tree to the right side of the tee box on hole number one. It was bent by Native Americans to mark the trail when traveling from Detroit to Saginaw. It is one of the historic elements kept by Donald Ross when he designed the Detroit Golf Club in 1916. The extraordinary hospitality extended by the membership of the Detroit Golf Club, which is hosting the Rocket Mortgage Classic this week, is signaling... Read more →


Nick Paciorek Set for the MLB Draft to Take Place in New Jersey

Nick Paciorek Northwestern University relief pitcher By Raymond Rolak | CNBNews Sports Evanston, IL-- Having to learn a new position in a team sport is extremely difficult. Learning to switch from catcher to pitcher is extra complicated. Nick Paciorek is making that jump in leaps and bounds as he surely stood out in Big Ten play this spring. Formerly a junior utility catcher at Northwestern University, he is now making his mark as Nick Paciorek a stopper. When Wildcat’s coach Spencer Allen needed a closer... Read more →


Minnesota United FC vs. Philadelphia Union Preview

2019 MLS Regular Season — Week 14 Minnesota United FC vs. Philadelphia Union Allianz Field — St. Paul June 2 - 4:00 PM ET STREAMING: MLS LIVE on ESPN+ in US, on DAZN in Canada Minnesota United look to remain unbeaten at Allianz Field when they host a Philadelphia Union that earned just two points from a three game homestand when the sides meet Sunday afternoon. The Loons (6-5-3) are looking to bounce back from a 3-0 midweek loss at Atlanta United. Franco Escobar opened... Read more →