Sports - Deptford

Leader of the pack

Senior Taylor Downing hopes to continue GCIT girls volleyball’s winning ways as she leads a young Cheetah team in 2019.

History-making performance: Deptford track, Boys Spring Team of the Year

On one afternoon two autumns ago, after football practice, Deptford junior Jake Lynch was messing around in the high school gym with a basketball....

SJSW Weekly Notebook: Track athletes star at states

South Jersey Sports Weekly is a publication that launched in April that's produced by Sun Newspapers that appears in physical copy within the Suns...

Spartans Hit Queen: a Q&A with Brianna Stocklin

If you’re smart, you would not dare mention or try to explain the term “sophomore slump” to Deptford High School 10th-grader Brianna Stocklin. Unless,...

Boys Winter Track Athlete of the Year: Deptford senior Naseem Smith

Smith's meteoric rise culminated this winter by earning All-American status. The Syracuse-bound hurdler didn’t even begin competing in the sport until two years ago. Now he’s one of the most decorate track athletes in school history.

Girls Bowler of the Year: Deptford sophomore Paige Clegg

As the youngest of four children, you’d almost expect that Paige Clegg decided to pick up a bowling ball because one of her older...

Boys Wrestler of the Year: Camden Catholic junior Brandon Mooney

Mooney's pick-up truck has been upgraded thanks to to wrestling and his senior season is set up to be even more special. The Westville native was the only South Jersey resident to go unbeaten among fellow South Jersey foes. His fifth-place finish at states was tops in the area, too.

Band of Brothers: Spartans ‘78 Champs remember fallen leader, friend

Deptford’s 1978 championship football team will be honored at next week’s Gloucester County Sports Hall of Fame banquet when it’s quarterback, the late Daniel Greene, will be a part of the 2019 induction class.

Board assigns coaches, volunteers for girls spring track

By KRYSTAL NURSE The Sun The Deptford Township Board of Education re-assigned a longtime outdoor track coach prior to the start of the spring season. Walter “Sonny”...

Freshman Spartans championship team honored with proclamation

The Deptford six- and seven-year old Spartans freshman football team was presented with a proclamation and certificates by the Gloucester County Board of Chosen...
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