Sports

June 9, 2021

CAMDEN, NJ – Jude Misko isn’t Thor, but the graduate student in the criminal justice program at Rutgers University – Camden is very good with a different kind of hammer. He won the national NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championship’s hammer throwing competition last month after ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – The official ceremonial flag of the reimagined Donate Life Transplant Games made its first promotional signing tour stop at American Dream on May 4 to promote the Games and highlight the importance of organ, eye and tissue donation. Hundreds of supporters stopped by to sign ...

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CAMDEN NJ – Maya Goodwin is a good sport and a stellar student-athlete. The 17-year-old senior at LEAP Academy University Charter School received official recognition Tuesday from faculty and classmates for her 1,034-point high school basketball career. A commemorative banner of Maya Goodwin, in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - As the minutes ticked away in the second half of last night's NCAA tournament game between Rutgers and heavily favored Houston, all were wondering: Could it be? Could Rutgers be heading back to the Sweet 16 - the first time since the 1970s? At Tavern on George, the outdoor white ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - If you haven't yet heard from your favorite Rutgers basketball fan, the men's team is heading to the NCAA tournament for the first time in 30 years. RU (15-11) has the No. 10 seed in the Midwest Region during the bracket reveal on CBS Sunday night, to take on No. 7 Clemson ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers plans to increase spectator capacity at its athletic venues effective immediately. In accordance with Gov. Phil Murphy’s Executive Order No. 225, which was announced Monday morning, the university plans to permit two parents or guardians of each Rutgers ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Some restrictions on the number of spectators that can attend high school and other youth sporting events both indoors and outdoors will be eased, Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday. "I want to start with an announcement that I know many athletes and many moms and dads have been waiting ...

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SOUTH RIVER, NJ -- Drew Pearson, the star wide receiver for the great Dallas Cowboys teams of the 1970s, was announced as one of the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2021 on Saturday, Feb. 6. Some local residents will remember that long before his NFL fame, he was a wide receiver and all-state ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers football team will open the 2021 season with a home date with Temple and then rekindle a dormant rivalry with Syracuse the following week. The Scarlet Knights will commence their 2021 season at SHI Stadium on Sept. 4, according to the schedule released by the ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – Winter is coming for high school sports, but student-athletes will have to wait until 2021 for action. The NJSIAA, New Jersey’s governing body for interscholastic sports, announced the pushback of all winter sports and the cancellation of all formal winter sports tournaments ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — The Turkey Bowl, a Camden football tradition that harkens back to 1933, will not take place Thanksgiving after a possible COVID-19 exposure to student-athletes and coaches.  School officials did not immediately disclose how many individuals may have been exposed and how. "The ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — In a 180 that will be sure to delight the Camden community, Rick Brunson will be staying on as the coach of the Camden High School boy's basketball team. On Wednesday, the Camden City School District (CCSD) confirmed Brunson was resigning from the role following a notable ...

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NEW JERSEY -- In response to recent coronavirus outbreaks associated with the conduct of interstate youth hockey activities, Gov. Phil Murphy joined with fellow governors, Janet Mills (Maine), Gina Raimondo (Rhode Island), Chris Sununu (New Hampshire), Phil Scott (Vermont), Ned Lamont ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Rick Brunson has resigned as the head coach of the Camden High School boy's basketball team after a single season.  The reason for his stepping down, which comes off the heels of a historic season, has not been disclosed. “We would like to thank Coach Brunson for his ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Once again the NJSIAA has issued guidance on an upcoming sport and its championship, in direct conflict from published reports and an announcement from a sport’s coaches association. The NJSIAA contradicted an article in northjersey.com which quoted New Jersey Wrestling ...

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CAMDEN COUNTY, NJ — Temple University will hold the 2023 NCAA Divisions I, II, and III Women’s Rowing Championships at Camden County's Cooper River Park in 2023. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) made the decision official last Wednesday. “We are honored to be hosting the ...

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NEW JERSEY — Practice that involves contact and indoor sports scrimmages will once again be possible despite the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday as he signed a new executive order. No. 187 allows for sports to resume activities inside defined as “medium risk” and “high risk” ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION — The New Jersey summer flounder season ends today, September 19, and with northeast winds gusting to 30-knots and seas of 5-6-feet, few, if any, boats fished on the final day. Now that the fluke season is over, it is time to look to the fall and begin seeing what other ...

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NEW JERSEY — Weeks after attending the Last Dance World Series, which concluded in Trenton, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday that high school sports can stay on track for a fall opening day. "Some districts have already given notice that their teams will not be playing, as is their right, and we’re ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – We now know that the Rutgers football team is scheduled to begin its season on Sept. 5, 2020, by hosting Nebraska. Whether the Scarlet Knights are able to play that game might be another question. According to the schedule released by the Big Ten Conference on Wednesday ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday clarified his executive order he announced Monday on the resumption of contact drills and practices for high-risk sports and activities. “All contact activities can only be conducted outside,” the governor said. Yoga and pilates studios, which are ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — That a 45-year-old George Foreman ultimately took Arnold “Jersey Joe Walcott” Cream’s claim of the oldest to ever hold the world heavyweight title at 37 meant little to those in Camden. He was and remains their champion. Locals will have a chance to properly honor Walcott once ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - The NJSIAA released its "Return to Play" guidelines on Friday, which essentially pushed back the start of the 2020 Fall Season one month, while eliminating half of the rounds of the state playoffs. If there is a change in the Governor’s Road Back, Restart and Recovery Plan for ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Jonathan Holloway answered questions about a pandemic, a multimillion dollar budget shortfall and more during his first news conference as Rutgers president. The news conference, however, ended on a lighter note. “If there is no football season,” one reporter asked ...

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