Press of Atlantic City: College


Pleasantville grad Nia Ali advances to Olympic trial semifinals in hurdles

Nia Ali advanced to the semifinals of the 100-meter hurdles at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Oregon, on Thursday night.

A Chevy driving Nor'easters' bid for playoff spot

OCEAN CITY - Chevaughn Walsh likes to be called Chevy.

13 Stockton lacrosse players earn academic honors

Thirteen Stockton University men’s lacrosse players qualified for the Skyline Conference Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll on Wednesday.

Southern grad Gesicki named to watch list for nation's top college TE

Penn State University junior Mike Gesicki was named to the preseason watch list for the 2016 John Mackey Award on Wednesday.

Former Penn State players seek return of Paterno statue

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — More than 200 former Penn State football players are petitioning university leaders to return the large bronze statue of veteran football coach Joe Paterno that stood outside Beaver Stadium.

Temple, Oklahoma agree to 3-game series starting in 2024

PHILADELPHIA — Oklahoma and Temple have agreed to a three-game football series starting in 2024.

Drexel's varsity 4 boat falls at Henley

Drexel University's varsity four crew boat lost in the Henley Royal Regatta to Oxford Brookes University on Friday on the River Thames.

Ex-Rutgers football player gets jail, probation after fight

NEW BRUNSWICK — A former Rutgers University football player has been sentenced to three days in jail after pleading guilty to his role in a fight that left a man with a broken jaw.

Drexel’s varsity 4 wins, varsity 8 loses at Henley Royal Regatta

St. Augustine Prep graduate Brett Barry was the coxswain on Drexel University’s men’s crew team that earned the program’s first ever varsity four win at the Henley Royal Regatta on Thursday.

Atlantic Christian grad Shereesha Richards will play pro basketball in Spain

Basketball has taken Shereesha Richards to all different parts of the world.

Local rowers win first race at Henley Royal Regatta

The Drexel University men’s varsity eight that features three former area high school rowers won its first race at the Henley Royal Regatta at Henley-on-Thames, England, on Wednesday.

Locals set to row in Henley Royal Regatta

The Drexel University men’s crew team was one of the best in the eastern United States this spring. The Dragons will try to improve on that against an international field starting Wednesday at the Henley Royal Regatta in Henley-on-Thames, England.

Area basketball stars reflect on the death of Pat Summitt

Few people in basketball changed the game quite like Pat Summitt.

Pat Summitt, winningest coach in D1 history, has died at 64

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who lifted the women's game to national prominence during her 38-year career at Tennessee, died Tuesday.

Oakcrest graduate Danny Smith honored for academics: College Notebook

Delaware Valley University sophomore Danny Smith, an Oakcrest High School graduate who is a standout on the college’s lacrosse team, earned academic All-Middle Atlantic Conference honors last Tuesday.

Prep grad McHugh begins Olympic quest

St. Augustine Prep graduate Brendan McHugh fell just short Sunday of advancing to the finals of the men's 100-meter breaststroke at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Nebraska.

Former Temple basketball star Hal Lear dies

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Hal Lear, the sweet-shooting guard who starred for the Temple Owls in the 1950s and still holds the school record for points in a season, has died. He was 81.

Four area swimmers set to compete in Olympic Trials

Brendan McHugh, Colleen Callahan, Amanda Nunan and Delaney Walz have traveled different roads to the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Nebraska.

Cumberland County College sophomore headed to DI

Nick Caregnato had no plans to return to the baseball diamond after graduating from Buena Regional High School.

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