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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... Read more →

2020 MLB Is Packed With Latin American Talent but Who Were Pioneers

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--The 2020 Major League Baseball regular season and ongoing playoffs are packed with overseas talent. But let’s be more precise. Actually, players from the Latin American nations dominate international players in the league. And it isn’t a novelty. For example, in 2019, MLB registered 485 Latin American players in... Read more →

Cooper River Boathouse to Host 2023 NCAA Rowing Championships

(Cherry Hill, NJ) – The Camden County Boathouse has been chosen to host the 2023 NCAA Divisions I, II, and III Women’s Rowing Championships. The announcement was made on Oct. 14, by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The event is one of five NCAA championships awarded to the Philadelphia region... Read more →

Pennsauken 9/11 Virtual Heroes Run until Nov. 1

Participate in the 9/11 Heroes Run Until November 1st The Pennsauken 9/11 Heroes Run looks very different this year, but our mission is unchanged. To participate virtually simply means you will run, walk, or ruck whenever and wherever you choose. The Virtual Pennsauken #911HeroesRun is not a competitive event. No uploading... Read more →

Lions take Homecoming 42 - 0

(CNBNews)-GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--The Pitman Panthers entered J.A. Lynch Stadium in front of a pandemic Homecoming crowd of around 500 fans. The local Lions weren't very hospitable to the visiting Pitman Panthers scoring 35 first-half points and invoking the running clock rule to start the second half. Early scoring by the Lions... Read more →


(ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — New Jersey’s sportsbooks capitalized on an unprecedented confluence of major U.S. sports to set yet another all-jurisdiction record with nearly $750 million in September. And with the record, the Garden State’s handle year-to-date has surpassed the first nine months of 2019, a remarkable trajectory considering major sports... Read more →

What you need to know about Litecoin Gambling

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 22, 2020)--In this article, we will discuss Litecoin gambling system benefits as well as discover what Litecoin advantages make it an ideal betting cryptocurrency. We will look over the essentials of the Litecoin gambling process and weigh the pros and cons of its usage for gaming. How to start gambling... Read more →

Peters and DeDomenico Ready to Help Next Generation of Rowan Athletes

Dominque Peters and Jesse DeDomenico GLASSBORO, NJ – Two of Rowan’s student-athletes Jesse DeDomenico, a former pitcher/outfielder for the softball team, and Dominique Peters, a member of the women’s track & field team, have their future planned to help the next generation of student-athletes as they head into their final year... Read more →

American Legion Baseball Regional Tournament Sites for 2021-23

The American Legion National Executive Committee (NEC) approved American Legion Baseball regional tournament sites for 2021-23 at the Fall Meetings, Oct. 14-15. Resolution 28 confirms that the dates for the regional tournaments will be Aug. 3-8, 2021; Aug. 3-7, 2022; and Aug. 2-6, 2023. Regional sites will be: Region 1: Shrewsbury,... Read more →

Rowan's Student-Athletes Aided by Professor Bullard's COVID Study

GLASSBORO, NJ - When the COVID-19 pandemic abruptly ended the seasons for many collegiate student-athletes last spring, Rowan University assistant professor and faculty athletics representative JoAnne Barbieri Bullard, Psy.D., noticed the struggles through conversations with her students, peers and the media. That led the Rowan professor to initiate a study on... Read more →

Union staff hosts job shadowing program

that aims to combat high dropout rates amongst Hispanic students CHESTER, Pa. (October 20, 2020) – Philadelphia Union, in partnership with Southern New Hampshire University and Major League Soccer, hosted their third annual Rompe Las Barreras (Breakthrough the Barriers) job shadowing program for Hispanic high school students last week. SNHU, a... Read more →

GHS Lady Lions Senior Day

The GHS Senior Lady Lions Soccer Team celebrated their final year on the GHS Fields. These young ladies will be leaving, but have helped build a foundation for the future of the program. A special thank you to all the parents who have made many sacrifices to help promote their daughters.... Read more →

Top 3 Football League in the World

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 20, 2020)--Football, being the most popular type of sports globally, has a large number of fanbase and quite a numbers of football matches and leagues. Relatively, the football betting industry, just between college and NCL itself has already been generating a revenue of $122 million in sportsbook and a total... Read more →

OFFICER DOWN: Investigator Lemuel Bruce Shot and Killed by Arson Suspect

Investigator Lemuel Bruce Houston Fire Marshal's Office, Texas End of Watch Friday, October 16, 2020 Investigator Lemuel Bruce was shot and killed at about 3:30 am while conducting surveillance as part of an ongoing arson investigation in the Timbergrove and Heights areas. He and six other investigators were conducting surveillance following... Read more →

Bob Sliwa, Brooklawn Councilman, Volunteer Fireman, U.S. Army Veteran, LL Coach and Umpire

Brooklawn – On October 15, 2020. Age 86. Loving and devoted husband of 65 years to Yvonne “Bonny” Sliwa. Loving father of Robert S. Sliwa, Jr. and his wife, Lisa. Cherished grandfather of Hayden Sliwa. Beloved brother of Edward Sliwa, Rita Dzomba and the late Marie DelaCour. Also survived by his... Read more →

CNB Hunting/Fishing Delaware: Waterfowl and Trout Stamp Art Winners Announced

Just days after capturing his second Federal Duck Stamp contest, renowned Delaware wildlife artist Richard Clifton of Milford also won the state waterfowl stamp art contest. Judges selected his painting of a Mallard hen and drake to grace the 2021/22 Delaware stamp. In the 2021 Delaware Trout Stamp art contest, newcomer... Read more →


GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University has been selected to host the 2024 NCAA Division III Field Hockey Championship, with the semifinal and final rounds to be held at Coach Richard Wackar Stadium. For only the third time in its history, the NCAA undertook a site selection process where most of its... 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... Read more →


Three teams have moved from favorites to underdogs in Week 6 games, showing changing perceptions, according to TheLines (LAS VEGAS) — The NFL gave bettors a reminder in Week 5 that there is no such thing as a sure thing. Two stunning upsets Sunday involving the last two Super Bowl participants... Read more →

Joanna Coe Named Inaugural OMEGA Women’s PGA Professional Player of the Year

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (Oct. 12, 2020) - PGA President Suzy Whaley presented Baltimore Country Club PGA Assistant Director of Instruction Joanna Coe with the inaugural OMEGA Women’s PGA Professional Player of the Year Award at the 2020 KPMG Womens PGA Championship at Aronomink Golf Club on Saturday. Inaugural OMEGA Women’s PGA... Read more →

6 Life Skills That College Students Acquire From Sports 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 12, 2020)--Student-athletes pick up various skills that serve them even after college. In this case, we focus on students playing at a higher level, such as varsity and extramural sports. These students encounter different situations that forge them into well-rounded individuals who are ready for the world by the time... Read more →

Beginner Betting Advice You Should Hear Now

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Oct. 12, 202q0)--If you are new to betting, be it casino gaming or online sports betting, then it only means that you have a lot of things to learn. However, do not let yourself be intimidated by the amount of information your need to take and absorb--everything can be learned through... Read more →

Sports Betting Tips: How To Read Odds And Lines

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Oct. 12, 2020)--If you are new to the world of sports betting, one of the first things that you should do is to educate yourself about everything you need to know about this whole new world for you. Unless you take the time and effort to do so, you would often... Read more →

Online Gambling With Free VPN? Here’s What You Should Know

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Oct. 12, 2020)--A lot of people, including online gamblers, are very particular when it comes to their security online and the privacy of their personal information over the internet. That is understandable since there are always a lot of cyberattackers that are out there to steal your information and even your... Read more →

5 Reasons Why You Should Start Betting On Sports

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Oct. 12, 2020)--Betting on sports is a topic that could spark a heated debate for some people. For people who are into gambling, sports betting is a nice idea to explore and is a must-try. On the other hand, there would always be people who would say not for it and... Read more →

5 Most Common NFL Football Betting Mistakes Every Punter Should Avoid

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Oct. 12,2020)--The 2020 NFL season is on it's Week 4 Playoffs, and every team is now slowly establishing their name in the league. Looking into the current scoreboard, some of the top favorites like the Chiefs and the Ravens continue to play strong this season. While there are underdogs who surprisingly... Read more →

Seniors Emma Cormican, Lauren Horbacewicz, Tori Mock Named Tri-Captains of Rowan Volleyball

GLASSBORO, NJ - Seniors Emma Cormican, Lauren Horbacewicz and Tori Mock have been named the tri-captains of the 2020-21 Rowan women’s volleyball team, as announced by head coach Deana Jespersen. Gloucestercitynews.net files Cormican will serve as a Rowan co-captain for the second year in a row. She appeared in 27 matches... Read more →

Maryland Fishing Report: Fall Trout Stocking Has Begun; Striped Bass Still Biting

October 7, 2020 by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources George Monk Jr. managed to enjoy a great day of fishing for blue catfish and is all smiles as he holds up a whopper. Photo courtesy of George Monk Jr. There is a lot of exciting news this week for... Read more →

Replays Of Penn Athletics Events To Air on NBC Sports Philadelphia

image source Penn Athletics PHILADELPHIA (October 8, 2020)--– Penn Athletics partner with NBC Sports Philadelphia this fall to broadcast previously aired contests. The games will appear on NBC Sports Philadelphia Plus at 8 p.m. each Wednesday starting, October 7. The two parties have worked together for the past four years to... Read more →


Veronica Alferez Emily Kopchick Erin Quay GLASSBORO, NJ – Seniors Veronica Alferez and Emily Kopchick and junior Erin Quay have been named captains for the 2020-21 Rowan University women’s swimming and diving team. “Different leadership strengths are needed for a program to cultivate great team culture and success and our captains... Read more →


A HUGE SUCCESS--The Gloucester High School Alumni Association, Gloucester City, NJ, sends out a "ROARING THANK YOU" to all golfers who came out and supported their "golf outing fundraiser" on Sunday, October 4. Chairmen, Wayne Smith, and Bob Bevan appreciated everyone's participation and hope to see you all again next year.... Read more →

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Wake Up Call for Die Hard NFL Football Fans

"RESPECT" think about it ???? Some Folks Have Come to Despise the NFL. For fans who follow the sport, most of this will be a simple reminder of things you already know. For the rest, it's a wake-up call: Auguste Rodin, The Thinker In 2012 the NFL had an issue with... Read more →

Crystal Johnson nets 4 Goals in Lions win

The Gloucester City Lions Girls Soccer team posted a 8 - 0 win over visiting Lindenwold in Colonial Conference Play. The Lions were lead by Senior Crystal Johnson's 4 goals and 2 assist. Lions Goalie Emily Pierman provided the shutout win. Pictured below Team celebrating Goal Pictured below - #2 Crystal... Read more →

PGA REACH Launches Fundraising Campaign across America

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Oct. 2, 2020) - In honor of our nation’s Veterans, PGA Foundation Inc. d/b/a/ PGA REACH, the 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the PGA of America, has announced that Sun., Nov. 11—Veterans Day— will serve as the 4th Annual PGA National Day of HOPE. The nationwide celebration has... Read more →

Alleged Sexual Attack Case Against Robert M. Medlar, of Mt. Ephraim Headed to Trial

WILLIAMSPORT PA (October 4, 2020)--Robert M. Medlar, 50, of Mt. Ephraim NJ was in Lycoming County District Court, Thursday, October 1, for a preliminary hearing regarding charges that he allegedly forced himself sexually on a woman in a Williamsport Hotel, on July 4. GettyImages According to PennLive, the 21-year-old victim was... Read more →

Lions Opening Day Winner 50 - 14

The much anticipated 2020 GHS Lions Football got off to an impressive start in Lindenwold winning 50 - 14. The opening kickoff saw the Lions kick returner Chris Dolson ramble down to Lindenwold 35 yard line before Steven Burkhardt started to scoring. Quickly the Lions defense confused the Lindenwold Lions offense... Read more →

Tampa Bay Company Attracts Top Gamer in World

, 2 Super Bowl Champs In Its Third Week The free family-friendly game, Super Squares®, has already awarded $20,000 to over 300 winners since September 10, with more major guests expected this week. TAMPA, Fla. – Super Squares, the family-friendly live mobile game show that allows users to play for free,... Read more →

Union II Ends 2020 Campaign Against Riverhounds

October 2, 20209:30AM EDT As Philadelphia Union II heads to the other side of the state for a Keystone State battle against the Pittsburgh Riverhounds on Saturday night, the club looks to put on the field a performance that shows all the players’ growth from what has been an irregular 2020... Read more →

What are the differences between sports betting in NJ and PA?

(October 2, 2020)When it comes to sports betting, the US can be a complex beast. It is, after all, a federal system – and each state can, within certain restrictions, decide on and implement its own laws. Nowhere is this system more obvious than in the arena of sports betting. Ever... Read more →

Philadelphia Firefighters’ and Paramedics’ Union Endorse Trump; Praise His Strong Support for First Repsonders

PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 1, 2020)--As President Trump defends our nation’s first responders from crippling budget cuts, the Philadelphia Firefighters' and Paramedics' Union, Local 22 of the International Association of Fire Fighters endorsed his re-election. After the Obama-Biden Administration allowed for several Philadelphia fire companies to shut down, President Trump mobilized FEMA... Read more →

Rowan Women's Cross Country Captains Named

Alyssa Sanders Dianne Ferraro Madison Edwards GLASSBORO, NJ – Seniors Alyssa Sanders and Dianne Ferraro along with junior Madison Edwards have been selected captains for the 2020 Rowan University women’s cross country team. Coach Derick “Ringo” Adamson praised the three women for being great athletes and assets to the team. “I... Read more →

Zakuani: Philadelphia Union can be best team in the country

September 29, 202010:00AM EDT Former Seattle Sounder Steve Zakuani reviewed all 26 MLS teams recently and came away impressed with the Philadelphia Union. “What they’ve done at the attacking end has taken a lot of the plaudits and rightly so,” Zakuani said. “But in the past two games they also showed... Read more →

Camden County Hero Scholarship 28th Golf Outing

Thank you for supporting the children of our local heroes killed in the line of duty! Dawn M. Ragan, Executive Director Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund 162 W. White Horse Pike Berlin, NJ 08009 (856)768-9656 www.camdencountyhero.com You don’t have to be a hero to keep a dream alive… Read more →


PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Office of Catholic Education and Faith in the Future Foundation are pleased to announce that the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s 17 high schools may resume interscholastic athletic competition while continuing to strictly follow health and safety guidelines. On August 24th, it was announced that Archdiocesan high schools throughout... Read more →

Adelphi's 32nd Annual Golf Classic to Benefit Student-Athletes

This year, on Thursday, October 15, the University's Golf Classic again will benefit Adelphi's student-athletes in need. GARDEN CITY, NY (09/24/2020) For the past 32 years, Adelphi University has hosted an annual golf classic, raising money for important causes such as scholarships. This year, on Thursday, October 15, the University's Golf... 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... Read more →


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... Read more →

*Drive FORE! A Good Cause

Samaritan’s 2020 Golf Tournament Features Unique Chance to Play Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files Pebble Beach Mount Laurel, NJ – “Drive FORE! A Good Cause,” the Samaritan annual golf tournament, presented by The Richardson Family Dealerships, will take place on Monday, October 5 with all social distancing guidelines in place to protect everyone’s... Read more →


Kristiina Castagnola Dayna DeVincentz GLASSBORO, NJ – Midfielder Kristiina Castagnola and back Dayna DeVincentz have been selected co-captains for the 2020 Rowan University field hockey team. “Kristiina and Dayna were voted captains in the early spring,” stated head coach Michelle Andre. “They are held in high regards by their teammates. They... Read more →