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Big second quarter helps MSU sink Rutgers-Camden women

MONTCLAIR, N.J. (Jan. 15, 2020) – The Montclair State University women’s basketball team outscored Rutgers University-Camden by 20 points in the second quarter and went on to defeat the Scarlet Raptors, 88-53, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Wednesday night. The Red Hawks, who improved to 11-4 overall and 6-2 in the NJAC with their sixth straight win, held a narrow 15-11 lead after one quarter before going on a 26-6 run in the second quarter. They had a nine-point run in 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... Read more →


Robert W. J. Kain, 92, WW II Navy Veteran, KofC Council 674, GCHS Alum

Robert W.J. Kain (Bob/Beans) of Deptford, NJ died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on January 9, 2020. Age 92. Beloved husband of Ruth (nee Brill). Loving father of Maureen Underwood (Harry) of W. Deptford, Theresa Kain-Henry (Tom) of W. Deptford, Vincent Kain (Beth) of Glassboro, Julie McHenry (Pat) of Gloucester, Ronnie Kain-Beckett (Pat) of Deptford, Edward Kain (Cathy) of Somerdale, Marie Poloney (Adam) of Pitman and the late Robert J. Kain. Robert was blessed with fourteen grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Robert was... Read more →


Williams joins 1,000-point club as Raptor women win fourth straight

PHOENIXVILLE, Penn. (Jan. 13, 2020) – Senior guard Fatimah Williams scored a game-high 18 points, including the 1,000th of her career, as the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team rolled to a 66-55 victory over the University of Valley Forge in a non-conference game here Monday night. The victory was the fourth straight for the 9-5 Scarlet Raptors, while the Patriots fell to 2-7 with their fifth consecutive loss. Williams, the Raptors’ team captain, became the 14th player in program history to join the elite 1,000-point... Read more →


Gloucester City Middle School Basketball

Gloucester City Middle School 5/6 boys defeated Audubon today in Camden County Basketball League action, 47-36. Gloucester's Keegan Cohan had 15 points Photo's Courtesy Bruce Darrow Pictured Tristan Garcia Pictured Dennis Havers Pictured Byrant Lin Pictured Drew Hannold Pictured Keegan Cohan Read more →


Rutgers-Camden women win third straight game, 63-57

CAMDEN, N.J (Jan. 11, 2020) – The Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team opened its game here Saturday with a seven-point run and went on to post a 63-57 victory over Rutgers University-Newark in a New Jersey Athletic Conference contest. The win was the third straight for the Scarlet Raptors, all coming in a six-day span during the week. They raised their record to 8-5 overall and 2-5 in the NJAC. Rutgers-Newark fell to 1-12 overall and 0-7 in the NJAC with its 11th straight loss.... Read more →


Stingy Newark defense shuts down Camden men

​ CAMDEN, N.J. (Jan. 11, 2020) – The Rutgers University-Newark men’s basketball team entered Saturday’s New Jersey Athletic Conference contest coming off a program-record defensive effort and the Scarlet Raiders didn’t hurt their nationally-ranked defensive ratings against Rutgers-Camden. Newark held the Scarlet Raptors to 38 points as it defeated Rutgers-Camden, 59-38, to raise its record to 10-4 overall and 6-1 in the NJAC. The victory came only three days after the Scarlet Raiders shut down NJAC foe Montclair State University, 58-29, to set a program... Read more →


Globetrotter makes crazy catwalk trick shot at Chase Center

(San Francisco – Jan. 2020) Prior to their debut at Chase Center with two games this Saturday, Harlem Globetrotters star Zeus McClurkin made the new arena’s first ever trick shot from the catwalk early this morning. Following the made basket from the rafters, Zeus challenged Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, stating “Alright Steph, your shot! I’m pretty sure that’s an H.” – referring to the popular basketball game of H-O-R-S-E. The video was posted minutes ago and is approved for media (courtesy Harlem Globetrotters).... Read more →


UPPITY: THE WILLY T. RIBBS STORY (video)

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 8, 2020) – Chassy Media announced today that UPPITY: THE WILLY T. RIBBS STORY, the incredible true story of Willy T. Ribbs, the first Black driver to win a Trans-Am race, test a Formula One car and race in the Indy 500, is now available for purchase at Chassy.com. The film is co-directed by podcaster and comedian Adam Carolla and Nate Adams (THE 24 HOUR WAR and SHELBY AMERICAN: THE CARROLL SHELBY STORY). Willy T. Ribbs was the Jackie Robinson of... Read more →


Pitts’ double-double powers Raptor women to first NJAC win

CAMDEN CITY, N.J (Jan. 8, 2020) – Freshman guard/forward Jalissa Pitts scored a game-high 22 points and addeda career-high 13 rebounds for her first collegiate double-double as she led the Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team to its first New Jersey Athletic Conference win of the season here Wednesday night with a 63-52 victory over Ramapo College. The win was the second straight for the Scarlet Raptors, who improved to 7-5 overall and 1-5 in the NJAC. Ramapo, which has lost four straight, fell to 8-5... Read more →


Ramapo men outlast Raptors in double-overtime thriller

CAMDEN, N.J. (Jan. 8, 2020) – The Rutgers University-Camden and Ramapo College gave fans plenty of basketball for their money here Wednesday night in a New Jersey Athletic Conference marathon. After 10 lead changes, four ties and two overtime periods, however, the Roadrunners edged the Scarlet Raptors, 77-74. In a game that fell one overtime shy of tying the Rutgers-Camden program record for the longest game, which has happened three times, the Raptors dropped to 4-8 overall and 1-5 in the NJAC with their third... Read more →


Lady Lions Dedicated 2019-2020 Season

The Gloucester City Lady Lions hosted visiting Clearview in a battle of ladies basketball. But for those in attendance the pre-game ceremonies is what many came to witness. The Lady Lions family exhibited the true Gloucester City Spirit as they displayed a banner dedicating the 2019 - 2020 season to Frank Keith. Frank Keith, father of Lions center Emily suddenly passed away 2 days before their season opener was a fixture seated in the Lions bleacher as dedicated supporter of GHS. Frank's daughter Emily never... Read more →


CAMDEN COUNTY COLLEGE COACH LOU ABBATTISTA TO BE FEATURED SPEAKER AT CAPE-ATLANTIC DAY

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP NJ--The Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club has announced that the Annual Cape-Atlantic Day will be Wednesday, January 22nd at the Harbor Pines Golf Club, Egg Harbor Township, NJ starting at 11:30 A.M. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED and may be made by calling Jack Mongulla, (856-461-8800), or Jason Lewer (609) 706-7063 (or emailing the Club at basketballclub@comcast.net. Tickets are $25.00 each. The Club will honor Taj Thweatt (Wildwood Catholic), Najee Coursey (Cedar Creek), Stephen Byard (Atlantic City), Chris Kalinowski (Holy Spirit), Alanus Urbanos (St.... Read more →


Rutgers-Camden women post non-conference win at Abington

ABINGTON, Penn. (Jan. 6, 2020) – The Rutgers University-Camden women’s basketball team scored the first nine points of its non-conference game here Monday night and went on to defeat Penn State University-Abington, 66-46. The victory snaps the Scarlet Raptors’ four-game losing streak and lifts Rutgers-Camden to 6-5. The Nittany Lions fall to 3-6 with their third straight defeat. Senior guard Fatimah Williams and freshman guard/forward Jalissa Pitts scored five and four points, respectively, as the Scarlet Raptors jumped off to their quick start. Although Abington... Read more →


Can't Decide What Type Of Boat To Buy? Here Is A Short Guide

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(January 7, 2020)--Buying a boat for the first time can be an overwhelming process for the first time. Many different types of boats can be used for various purposes. You shouldn’t look at any friend’s or family member’s vessel and get the same thing because it might not be as suitable for your needs. Here is a list of the various kinds of boats, and other things that you might want to consider before making the decision. Before Thinking Of Buying The first thing is,... Read more →


South Jersey Basketball Hall-of-Fame Announces Selections for 2020

CHERRY HILL NJ--The Albert Carino Basketball Club of South Jersey has announced their selections to be inducted into the South Jersey Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday, February 9 . Bill Hiltner, Chairman of the Hall of Fame Committee, said the ceremony will begin at 5:30 P.M. at the Crowne Plaza, Route 70 and Cuthbert Blvd., Cherry Hill, NJ. Tickets are available for the event from Jack Mongulla (856-461-8800) or Jason Lewer (609-706-7069) or by sending payment ($35.00 per ticket) to 41 Emery Way, Delanco,... Read more →


Are Online Casinos Better Than Land-Based Ones?

Gloucestercitynews.net (January 6, 2020)--The industry casino has been steadily booming for years now and will continue to do so. Thanks to many casino sites the industry has managed to get a bidder audience and increase popularity like never before. Thanks to the bonuses and promotions it only takes one click for a first-timer to be turned into a loyal customer. Does this mean that the land-based casinos will soon be forgotten? Is this the end of them? It’s evident that casino sites have some advantages... Read more →


Devitt powers TCNJ women over Rutgers-Camden

EWING, N.J. (Jan. 4, 2020) – Junior forward Shannon Devitt scored a game-high 27 points and sophomore guard/forward Rachel Gazzola added 18 to lead The College of New Jersey women’s basketball team over Rutgers University-Camden, 66-53, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Saturday afternoon. The victory snapped the Lions’ two-game losing streak and lifted TCNJ to 7-5 overall and 4-1 in the conference. The Scarlet Raptors fell to 5-5 overall and 0-5 in the NJAC with their fourth straight loss. TCNJ has won... Read more →


Destin on doorstep of milestone, but Raptors fall to TCNJ men

EWING, N.J. (Jan. 4, 2020) – Rutgers University-Camden senior forward Isaac Destin moved to within one point of reaching the 1,000-point milestone, but the Scarlet Raptors lost to The College of New Jersey, 83-65, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference men’s basketball game here Saturday. The Lions improved to 6-6 overall and 3-2 in the NJAC, while the Scarlet Raptors fell to 4-6 and 1-4. TCNJ has won its last 10 games against Rutgers-Camden and holds a 67-18 lead in the all-time series. Destin notched... Read more →


Gerald W. Farrow, age 55 of National Park; Master Carpenter, Worked at Phillies Stadium  

National Park – On January 2, 2020. Age 55. Beloved father of John Farrow (Sarah), Ashley Farrow, Taylor Farrow and Nicole Farrow. Cherished grand-pop of Mya and Zeppelin. Son of the late Gerald and Martha Farrow. Also survived by his girlfriend, Mary Blackman. Gerald W. Farrow Gerald was a graduate of Cinnaminson High School class of 1982. He was a master carpenter for Local Union 255 in Philadelphia. Gerald was a beloved Philadelphia Sports fan. He played baseball in college and continued with men’s softball.... Read more →


Kraft Hockeyville™ USA is Back! Your Community Could Win $150,000

PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kraft Hockeyville™ USA is back again this year to find America’s most-spirited hockey community. Together with the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA), Kraft Heinz is looking to crown one hockey community in America with the Kraft Hockeyville™ USA 2020 title, award $150,000 in rink upgrades along with $10,000 worth of hockey equipment through the NHLPA Goals & Dreams program, and provide the chance to host an NHL® Pre-Season Game in their community rink. “The incredible... Read more →


PART II: A Look at Gloucester City's Top Stories in 2019

PART I: A Look at Gloucester City's Top Stories in 2019 Dave Pollander Jr., Owner of Dave's Auto Repair & Towing; Age 58 Monday, July 01, 2019 David F. Pollander, Jr. (GLOUCESTER CITY NJ )(July 1, 2019)--Surrounded by his loving family, on June 28, 2019. Age 58. Of Gloucester City. Beloved son of the late Dave and Marlene Pollander. Survived by his... Read more → What's Gloucester City Jr Sr High School’s Equity Rating? Thursday, July 04, 2019 To see the complete report for GHS... 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 →


Lady Lions Win Opener

Gloucester City, NJ (Dec. 20, 2019)—The Gloucester City LadyLions played a regulation game but needed overtime to defeat a stubborn Salem Rams 53 - 48. The Lady Lions struggled early but put together a strong 2nd half. The Lions had a brief meltdown that let the host Rams tie the game in the final minutes of regulation before sending into overtime. The Lady Lions defense clapped down in overtime on Salem but foulshooting determined the final outcome. Photo's courtesy of Bruce Darrow See more GHS... Read more →


Attention! Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club Members Captain's Day is January 8

PRESSLEY, WARE, KENNEDY, McNICHOLS, PETERSON AND WOODBURY TO BE FEATURED RICHARD STOCKTON’S SCOTT BITTNER TO BE GUEST SPEAKER The Albert Carino Boys Basketball Club has announced that the first meeting of the season (Captain’s Day) will be Wednesday, January 8th at the Crowne Plaza, Route 70 and Cuthbert Blvd., Cherry Hill starting at 11:30 A.M. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED and may be made by calling Jason Lewer, Treasurer (609-706-7069) or Jack Mongulla, President (856-461-8800), or emailing the Club at basketballclub@comcast.net. The Club will honor Tesean Pressley... 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 →


Garden State Preservation Trust Approves $87 Million for Green Acres Projects

The DEP announced today that the Garden State Preservation Trust has approved nearly $87 million for Green Acres projects across the state. $26.4 million would go to municipal and county land acquisition, $46.3 million to local development of parks and recreation facilities, $5 million for local stewardship projects, $6.1 million for acquisition projects by nonprofits, $1.9 million for recreational development and $800,000 for nonprofit stewardship projects. The Legislature will now need to approve legislation to formally appropriate the funds for the recommended projects. “We are... Read more →


Why It’s Okay To Skip Your Workout From Time To Time

Gloucestercitynews.net (Dec. 16, 2019)--There is quite a debate whether you should work out every day or you should rest from time to time. Most people who train religiously know the importance of rest days, but there are many other reasons and situations when skipping your workout should be guilt-free. Here are some of the most important. 1. Give your muscles time to grow The human body is very interesting, and how it grows is one of the most fascinating things you might have encountered in... Read more →


NJAC co-leader Kean women topple Rutgers-Camden

CAMDEN CITY. N.J. (Dec. 14, 2019) – The Kean University women’s basketball team opened up a 12-point first-quarter lead, placed four players in double figures, including a pair of players with 20 points , and went on to defeat Rutgers University-Camden, 77-48, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game here Saturday afternoon. Kean, the NJAC co-leader along with Rowan University, improves to 5-0 in the conference and 7-1 overall with its sixth straight win. The Cougars lead their all-time series against Rutgers-Camden, 50-22. Rutgers-Camden, playing... Read more →


Destin, Azemi pace Rutgers-Camden to first NJAC victory of the season

CAMDEN CITY, N.J. (Dec. 14, 2019) – Senior forward Isaac Destin scored a game-high 28 points and added a game-high 13 rebounds for his third double-double of the season, as the Rutgers University-Camden men’s basketball team won its first New Jersey Athletic Conference game of the year, 68-63, over Kean University here Saturday. Junior guard Arian Azemi added 22 points and a game-high four steals for the Scarlet Raptors, who improve to 4-5 overall and 1-3 in the NJAC by snapping a four-game losing streak.... Read more →


Dennis Barth Returns as Gloucester Catholic Baseball Coach

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Dec. 13, 2019)-- –Veteran baseball skipper Dennis Barth will return to Gloucester Catholic as head coach of a Rams’ program he helped to establish as one of the best in New Jersey over the past several decades. Barth left GCHS in 2012 to serve as head coach at Rutgers-Camden, where he guided the program to the only two NJAC conference championships in school history. Barth replaces Adam Tussey, who resigned as Rams coach after four successful seasons. “I’m excited to return as... Read more →


Muhlenberg College Football, with Roger Baldacci of Sewell, Reaches First 'Final Four

Will Host Semifinal December 14 ALLENTOWN, PA (12/2019)-- What happens when an elite offense meets an elite defense? In this case, the defense prevailed hands down. The fourth-ranked Muhlenberg football team defeated sixth-ranked Salisbury, 24-8, to advance to the NCAA Division III semifinals for the first time in program history. Roger Baldacci, Class of 2023, of Sewell (08080) is a member of Muhlenberg's football team. Muhlenberg will host the semifinal game in the NCAA Division III football playoffs against North Central on Saturday, December 14,... Read more →


McCafferty, of Wall Township, Awarded as Women's Ice Hockey Sweeps UCHC Awards

ELMIRA, NY (12/12/2019)-- Mary McCafferty, Wall Township, NJ, was one of three players on the nationally-ranked Elmira College women's ice hockey team sweeping all three United Collegiate Hockey Conference (UCHC) North Division weekly awards for the first time this season, as announced by the league office on December 3. Sophomore forward Mary McCafferty '22 was named UCHC Player of the Week for the first time as a Soaring Eagle. First-year forward Kelly Matthews '23 received Rookie of the Week honors, while junior Elizabeth Hanson '21... Read more →


100 Student-Athletes Named To Fall Academic All-Big Ten Team

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference recognized a record 100 Rutgers student-athletes on the Fall 2019 Academic All-Big Ten list, it was announced Wednesday. Seven different programs were represented on the list including 33 from football, 19 from women's soccer, 15 from field hockey, 11 from women's cross country, 10 from volleyball and six from both men's soccer and men's cross country. The 100 Scarlet Knight selections are a fall school record since joining the Big Ten for the 2014-15 academic season, surpassing the... Read more →