Press of Atlantic City: College


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.

Local Olympian Frank Molinaro wins wrestling gold at World Cup in L.A.

Frank Molinaro arrived in Los Angeles for the 2016 Freestyle World Cup with a set of goals.

A.C. grad Isiah Graves to play Division I basketball at Morgan State

Isiah Graves bet on himself after graduating from Atlantic City High School in 2014.

Stockton's Beck earns honor for sportsmanship

Stockton University senior Max Beck was selected to the Skyline Conference All-Sportsmanship Team in men’s lacrosse. The Skyline Conference chooses one player from each team for sportsmanship recognition.

Spring standouts earn postseason honors: Local college notebook

Barry University senior Beth Desmond, a Holy Spirit High School graduate, was named a Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) NCAA Division II first-team All-American on Friday.

Paralyzed ex-football player LeGrand accompanies senior to her prom

EAST HANOVER — A high school senior with cerebral palsy went to prom with a former Rutgers University football player who was paralyzed after suffering a spinal cord injury in a game.

Sharks win Game 5 in Pittsburgh to stay alive

PITTSBURGH — There's very little flash to Martin Jones.

Former A.C. track star creates event to help children: Everyday Athletes

Jule Keith Brooks says he always has held a soft spot for children and his community.

Oakcrest graduate Smith earns ECAC honor: Local college notebook

Delaware Valley University men’s lacrosse sophomore defender Danny Smith, an Oakcrest High School graduate, was named to the All-Eastern College Athletic Conference South First Team on Monday.

Two Cumberland County College softball players named All-Americans

Cumberland County softball players Carly DiDonna and Gabrielle Castellini (Wildwood Catholic) were named National Junior College Athletic Association Division III All-Americans.

Two Stockton lacrosse players earn awards

Two Stockton University lacrosse players received postseason honors from the Eastern College Athletic Conference on Monday.

Stockton's Jared Lewis named NJAC Male Athlete of Year

The New Jersey Athletic Conference named Stockton University sophomore Jared Lewis its Male Athlete of the Year on Sunday.

Molinaro's persistence takes him on roundabout journey to Olympics

Frank Molinaro arrived in Turkey for his last-chance qualifier this month knowing he needed to reach the finals to earn a spot in the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Hammonton's Joseph Dougherty to run for Saint Joseph's U.

Joseph Dougherty has come an awfully long way in the short time he's been running.

Two locals to help build La Salle women's golf program

The first season for women’s golf at La Salle University will have a local feel this fall.

Obama congratulates Villanova for winning NCAA title

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama congratulated the Villanova University men’s basketball team Tuesday for winning what he described as “maybe the best title game of all time” in this year’s NCAA tournament.

Four Stockton athletes honored for academics

Four members of Stockton University’s track and field teams were named to the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District 2 Track & Field/Cross Country Team on Tuesday.

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