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We Are The Champions (24 times)

When the dust settles sometime Sunday night a total of 24 teams in New Jersey will be able to proclaim themselves as state champions which his ludicrous to begin with. The system in place by the NJSIAA fits nicely for those who believe everyone should get a trophy or a championship jacket or ring.

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Kevin Williams and family celebrate son Brandon's graduation from Penn State in 2008
Kevin Williams and family celebrate son Brandon's graduation from Penn State in 2008 (Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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“Happy” Returns to Penn State’s Happy Valley

Saturday night, in what is the unlikeliest of scenarios, Penn State will play for the Big Ten Championship. WE ARE!

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A gloomy day in Toms River
A gloomy day in Toms River (Brad Burascano, Townsquare
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Thoughts In The November Rain

Some random notes and thoughts on this final day of November:

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Shawn and Sue at their Making Miracles Radiothon at IHOP in Brick
Shawn and Sue at their Making Miracles Radiothon at IHOP in Brick (Shawn Michaels, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Giving Tuesday: Better to Give Than to Receive

We’ve experienced Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. Today is not about the deals we get but rather those we help.

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Philadelphia Flyers' Anthony Stolarz squirts himself with water
Philadelphia Flyers' Anthony Stolarz squirts himself with water (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Sports: An Escape from Reality

It would be easy to make an argument that our obsession with sports in this country is often over the top and not exactly kept in the proper perspective.

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"Turkey" on the reception desk at WOBM
"Turkey" on the reception desk at WOBM (Dan Alexander, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Putting the ‘thanks’ back in Thanksgiving

Despite recent efforts of some you simply can’t ruin Thanksgiving which for me will always be the best holiday of the year because it’s pure, for the most part.

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JFK In Dallas Motorcade
President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline Kennedy ride with Secret Serfvice agents in an open car motorcade shortly before the president was assassinated in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963 (Keystone/Getty Images)
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Camelot Ended 53 Years Ago Today

Anniversaries of significant events often lose their meaning over a period of time only to re-surface when the anniversary is what most would term a noteworthy one.

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Tailgating at High Point Solutions Stadium for Penn State-Rutgers
Tailgating at High Point Solutions Stadium for Penn State-Rutgers (Kevin Williams, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Family, Friends and Football: A Weekend of Football

From Piscataway to East Rutherford, to say I had a full football weekend would be an understatement.

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Senior wide receiver Bryce Watts and Toms River North are looking for their second straight trip to the South Jersey Group V final after winning it all last year.
Senior wide receiver Bryce Watts and Toms River North are looking for their second straight trip to the South Jersey Group V final after winning it all last year (Ray Richardson)
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17 Shore Teams Make a Playoff Run

17 of the 25 Shore Conference football teams that took the field last weekend in the opening round of the NJSIAA Playoffs are back in action this weekend and at least four of them will advance to sectional championship games in early December.

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Hannah Donner
Hannah Donner (Hannah Donner)
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Good sportsmanship lives on the volleyball court

Sportsmanship is defined as ethical, appropriate, polite and fair behavior while participating in a game or athletic event. Examples of poor sportsmanship can be found in just about every sport on every level today from 8-year olds to the pros.

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